HeForShe Champions Initiative, Programme Manager

Job categories Programme Management
Vacancy code VA/2018/B5004/16534
Level ICS-11
Department/office NYSC, SDC, Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio
Duty station New York, United States of America
Contract type International ICA
Contract level IICA-3
Duration Open-ended, subject to funds availability and satisfactory performance
Application period 04-Oct-2018 to 18-Oct-2018

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

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UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

HeForShe Initiative – Portfolio  

Created by UN Women, the HeForShe solidarity movement for gender equality provides a systematic approach and targeted platform on which men and boys can engage and become change agents towards the achievement of gender equality. HeForShe invites men and boys to build on the work of the women’s movement as equal partners.

Champion Initiative – Programme

Getting to a world where women and men are equal is not just a matter of bringing men to the cause. The goals of HeForShe are much bigger: systematic, structural change that will equalize the economic, social and political realities for women and men.  The Champion Initiative is a flagship programme of HeForShe developed as a five-year pilot effort to advance and ultimately achieve gender equality and women’s empowerment through top-down change, engaging global leaders across three sectors: government, the private sector, and academia.

In this context, HeForShe is looking for a Programme Manager to further refine and implement the Champion Initiative strategy surrounding private sector, university, and Head of State engagement, managing a group of senior stakeholders across the IMPACT and Thematic Champion organizations.

The Programme Manager will work with our Champions to define the overall programme structure and goals for the initiative, including designing the programme strategy and approach, managing the implementation of the programme, providing guidance and support to champions and partners, managing the people and finances of the programme, building partnerships and providing support in developing resource mobilization strategies The incumbent will collaborate with each institution to achieve innovative and bold commitments on gender equality. He / she will own the end-to-end process of the Champion Initiative.

The Champions Initiative, Programme Manager is a key member of HeForShe senior management, supporting the oversight and coordination of all functions related to the Champion Initiative’s key activities. S/he develops and participates in major decisions to ensure delivery of HeForShe goals and financial results. Our ideal candidate is expected to be a hands-on leader capable of handling operations and play an advisory role to senior management. S/he is responsible for maintaining and improving operational excellence and supports the analysis of results achieved during implementation and supports their documentation.

Design the HeForShe Champion Initiative strategy and approach: Refine s...

Education  A Master’s degree in business management, project man...

Develops and implements sustainable business strategies, thinks long term and ex...

Contract type: International ICA Contract level: IICA-3/ICSC-11 Contract duratio...

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