Gender in Agriculture Partnership

Transforming agriculture to empower women and deliver food, nutrition and income security

UN Women: Section Chief - Ending Violence Against Women, New York, D-1

City: 
New York
Institution: 
UN Women
Expiry date: 
Thursday, 19 November, 2015

The Section Chief (EVAW) reports to the Director, Policy Division for strategic guidance and direction, and is responsible for leading the development of thematic work within the mandates of the Division.

The Policy Division staff is organised in Thematic Sections, bringing together technical experts who: undertake issues-based research; analyse data on country, regional or global trends; build a knowledge base on policy commitments and their implementation; propose evidence-based options for global policy, norms and standards and for UNW global programme strategies; and contribute substantive inputs to policy advocacy and technical cooperation programmes.

Staff in thematic sections provide technical advice at country and regional levels, on request, through strategy development, thematic reviews, tools for capabilities building and channels for knowledge sharing and prepare documentation for UN normative intergovernmental processes; prepare studies, reports and content for policy advocacy.

Summary of key functions:

  • Substantive support to intergovernmental processes and policy development;
  • Advisory services and programme support;
  • Research, analysis and content development;
  • Representation and advocacy;
  • Knowledge management and capacity building.

See the full announcement here.