Job Identification : 13927
Locations : Accra, Ghana
Posting Date : 10/11/2023, 12:42 PM
Apply Before : 10/20/2023, 12:00 AM
Job Schedule : Full time
Vacancy Type : Individual Consultancy
Rotational/Non Rotational : Non-Rotational
Contract Duration : 6 months
Education and Work Experience : Bachelor’s Degree
2 year(s) experience OR High School certificate- 5 year(s) experience
Under the direct supervision of the OSC Manager and the over all supervision of the Director of the DVS and close collaboration with the Programme Specialist GHR in UNFPA, the consultant contributes to the effective achievement of UNFPA Gender and Human Rights programme and efforts in reducing reducing gender based violence and accelerating progress on the ICPD agenda and SDG 5 targets by
- Referring GBV survivors to professional (legal, psycho-social, health and justice) through the OSC support system.
- Providing 24 hours GBV hotline prevention and responses through helpline service to the public.
How you can make a difference:
UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s strategic plan (2022-2025), reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA and focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. These results capture our strategic commitments on accelerating progress towards realizing the ICPD and SDGs in the Decade of Action leading up to 2030. Our strategic plan calls upon UN Member States, organizations and individuals to “build forward better”, while addressing the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on women’s and girls’ access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, recover lost gains and realize our goals.
In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.
UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
Qualifications and Experience:
Hotline staff should have at least 2 years of work experience in a relevant field.
- Degree in Social Work / Psychology/ Communication or Social Sciences.
- Basic knowledge in counseling and Psychotherapy
- PowerPoint Presentations, and Microsoft knowledge
- Knowledge and respect for human rights programming.
Should speak at least , two Ghanaian local languages.
Vacancy Timeline : 1 Week
Job Category : Gender Equality & Human Rights
Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system,
Embracing cultural diversity,
Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen,
Thinking analytically and strategically,
Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships,
Compensation and Benefits:
This position offers an attractive remuneration package including a competitive net salary plus health insurance and other benefits as applicable.