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Regional Gender Advisors - UNICEF


If you are an experienced gender and development professional with strong credentials in rigorous programme design, implementation and evaluation, and have a passion for advancing gender equality and making a lasting difference for women, children and adolescents, UNICEF wants to hear from you!

UNICEF has recently adopted its new Gender Action Plan 2014-2017 (GAP), which is an ambitious effort at catalysing field level programming and results that advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in key areas of UNICEF’s work.

In relation to this new Gender Action Plan, UNICEF is currently recruiting for 7 Regional Gender Advisors located in the following locations: Amman, Jordan; Dakar, Senegal; Kathmandu, Nepal; Panama City, Panama; Bangkok, Thailand; Istanbul, Turkey; and Nairobi, Kenya. Candidates who apply will be considered for any of the seven locations provided they meet the specified additional requirements for a given location.  Candidate preference for specific locations will also be taken into account.

The Regional Adviser Gender and Development serves as the most senior gender expert in his/her respective region, supporting the development, application, and achievement of goals and strategies on gender programming, in alignment with the Gender Action Plan 2014-2017.

For more information regarding key expected results and job responsibilities, desired competencies of a successful candidate, and instructions for applying to this position, please visit:

Application deadline: 1 December, 2014.

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