Vacancy for Programme Assistant

Job Description

In Nepal, UN Women is currently implementing its 2014-17 Strategic Plan and developing a new Strategic Plan for the period 2018-2022. The focus programme areas of UN Women Nepal are women’s economic empowerment, inclusive governance, ending violence against women and girls, and women, peace and security, disaster risk reduction and humanitarian action. Across all of its work, UN Women applies its normative and coordination mandates, and works through strategic partnerships and on generating knowledge and evidence.

UN Women Nepal is seeking applications from qualified Nepalese citizens with commitment for women, high drive for results, integrity, demonstrable teamwork and other competencies as mentioned in the job descriptions.

job Title: Programme Assistant

Duty Station: Kathmandu

Contract type and level: Service Contract (SB-3/2)

Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension

Key responsibilities: Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Programme Assistant works with and provides support to the members of the Programme Team in the development and implementation of effective programmes consistent with UN Women rules and regulations. S/he provides programme, administrative, and logistical assistance to the team for the smooth programme implementation.

Required qualification and experience: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public Administration, Social Sciences or equivalent. At least S years of progressively responsible experience in administrative or programme management/support. Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages. Experience in the use of ATLAS is an asset. Experience in supporting a team is an asset.

Vacancy closing date: 5 July 2017

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Job Title: Consultant for a Comprehensive Report on the Domestic Violence Cases in Nepal

Contract type: National Consultant Duration: 30 days spread over three months’ period

Key responsibilities: Reporting to the Programem Officer for EVAW, the consultant is responsible to provide support to the Ministry of Women Chikiren and Social Welfare (MoWCSVV) to consolidate and draft a comprehensive report on the implementation of the Domestic Violence Law and Regulation in twenty-two districts using the monitoring framework.

Required qualification and experience: Master’s degree in law, preferably with a focus on gender, human rights, and justice. A minimum of 7 years’ experience in the legal or justice sector. Proven experience in coordinating review of the existing legislation and conducting desk review/ research, legal analysis, and legal drafting. Technical expertise in women’s human rights and ending violence against women. A strong understanding of the judicial system in NepaL Proven expertise on federal governance system. A strong record in designing and leading legal study.

Vacancy closing date: 3 July 2017

For detail job descriptions and for online application, please visit

Application must be supported with UN Women Personal History Form- P11 which can be downloaded from UN Women website

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UN Women is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individual from minority groups, indigenous groups, LGBTIQ and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

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