Gender Based Violence Internship, CHF International, Kajo Keji, Sudan

Location: Malawi

Competencies

Corporate Competencies:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the UN's values and ethical standards.

  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of the UN in Malawi and of UNDP.

  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

    Functional Competencies

    Knowledge Management and Learning

  • Promotes knowledge management and a learning environment through leadership and personal example.

  • In-depth practical knowledge of inter-disciplinary political and economic accountability issues.

  • Actively works towards continuing personal learning and development in one or more Practical Areas, acts on learning plan and applies newly acquired skills.

  • Seeks and applies knowledge, information, and best practices within and outside of the UN.

    Development and Operational Effectiveness

  • Ability to apply development theory to the specific country context to identify creative, practical approaches to overcome challenging situations.

    Management and Leadership

  • Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback. Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.

  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexities.

  • Ability to lead effectively, mentoring as well as conflict resolution skills.

  • Treats all people fairly without favouritism.

  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills Remains calm, in control and good humoured even under pressure Proven networking, team-building, organisational and communication skills.

    Education and Experience

  • The minimum requirements for the position of the Governance Advisor are:

  • A university Post-Graduate degree in a relevant field e.g. Political Science, Public Administration, law, or a related equivalent legal qualification such as Barrister, Solicitor, or Attorney.

  • 7 to 10 years experience in development, public administration and/or practice experience of working in Sub-Saharan Africa and familiar political and governance challenges faced by the sub-region with the situation in Malawi is a strong advantage.

  • Practical project management experience and familiarity with management, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Ability to work in a complex and an evolving environment.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English Cultural sensitivity and good inter-personal skills.

    Interested candidates who meet the requirements should submit their application letters and CVs to the following email address:

    recruitment.mw@undp.org

    Application deadline 19th May

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