WHO WE ARE
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.
UN Women has the mandate to “assist Member States and the United Nations system to progress more effectively and efficiently towards the goal of achieving gender equality and the empowerment of women”. In order to implement this mandate UN Women is committed to, inter alia; (i) improve results based management (RBM), with regional offices providing support and guidance to UN Women country presence in this area and; (ii) “lead, coordinate and promote the accountability of the United Nations system in its work on gender equality and women’s empowerment ”.
The Monitoring, Reporting and Coordination Officer will support the UN Women Regional Office for Asia and The Pacific (RO) in the above task. Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Regional Director, s/he will report to the Strategic Planning and Coordination Specialist and work in close collaboration with the Communications Specialist, Regional Evaluation Specialist and the Programme Support Team.