Programme Consultant, VAPP at UN Women

The United Nations General Assembly created UN Women on July 2010. It stands as the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women. This is an historic step in expediting the organization’s objectives on gender equality and the empowerment of women. Being a part of the UN reform agenda, the creation of UN Women brings together resources and mandates for greater and better impact. It brings together and builds on the important work of 4 formerly outstanding parts of the UN system, which is focused primarily on gender equality and women’s empowerment.

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Job Position: Programme Consultant, VAPP

Location: Abuja
Type of Contract: Individual Contract
Post Level: National Consultant
Duration of Initial Contract: 1 month


  • Conduct a desk review of abridged versions of the violence against persons prohibition act for an in-depth understanding of various versions that exist
  • Adapt the various versions or develop a new most easy to understand abridged version of the law for easy comprehension across various audiences based on their age, educational qualification and language of comprehension (English, Hausa, Pidgin English, Yoruba)
  • Attend a joint UN Spotlight meeting with other stakeholders to present draft abridged version to UN Agencies and key stakeholder.
  • Meeting logistics
  • Ability to relate with partners and meeting participants
  • Excellent filing skills
  • Basic knowledge of gender-based violence
  • Ability to make laws and policies understandable to any audience.

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  • A First Degree in Law and a Master’s Degree in Law, Gender and Humanities
  • 5-10 years experience in implementing laws, reviewing and interpreting policies
  • Good use of Ms. Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in a UN agency or international organization is an advantage
  • Knowledge of a Nigerian language
  • Good communication and written skills.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects;
  • Technical experience in thematic area;
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset;
  • Experience working in the UN System is an asset;
  • Experience in leading/managing a team is an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset;
  • Knowledge of a Nigeria Language is an asset.

How to Apply for Programme Consultant, VAPP at UN Women

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