Apply by 25 March 2019

Apply by 25 March 2019:

Cities Alliance is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic Urban Specialist as the partnership’s Gender Focal Point. S/he will have responsibility for keeping the Cities Alliance at the forefront of international best practice, influence both members and partners, and act as an advocate for Cities Alliance policies.

Under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Global Programmes, the incumbent will perform a broad range of analytical and operational functions to continually increase the gender mainstreaming capacity of the Cities Alliance in general, and particularly through its operational windows and at corporate level. This will require the continued revision and updating of the Gender Mainstreaming Strategy and its Action plan for the Secretariat, ensuring that grant procedures are gender responsive. 

S/he will oversee the application of tools such as the Gender Marker System, the development of a Gender portfolio for both normative and operational activities, and provide cross-support to projects as needed to inform gender-responsive programming and monitoring. S/he will be required to represent the Cities Alliance internationally, contribute to effective and efficient team work, delivering results on time, within budget and to the highest quality standards. 


Urban Specialist/Gender Focal Point (Re-advertised)
Hosted Entities: Cities Alliance
Job categories: Urban Development, Programme Management
Vacancy code: VA/2019/B5007/17521
Level: ICS-10
Department/office: ECR, GVA, Geneva
Duty station: Brussels, Belgium
Contract type: Fixed Term
Contract level: P3
Duration: One Year initially, with possibility of extension
Application period: 11-Mar-2019 to 25-Mar-2019

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

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