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ITC hiring Senior Programme Adviser, Women and Trade

Geneva, Switzerland, 19 March 2014


The Women and Trade (W&T) Programme Phase II runs 1 September 2013 – 31 September 2016. The purpose of the Programme is to increase the economic benefits business women in developing countries derive from their participation in international trade. The outputs of the W&T Programme are:

  • Increased capacity and demand from buyers (businesses and governments) for procuring goods and services produced by women entrepreneurs in developing countries.

  • Capacity of trade support institutions strengthened to provide greater support to women in trade.

  • Enhanced capacity of women entrepreneurs to participate in trade through targeted training and support.

  • ITC’s Gender Mainstreaming Policy and Action Plan implemented. 

In order to implement Phase II, ITC is seeking to hire two Programme Advisers. The positions are located in the Women and Trade team, in the Division for Business and Institutional Support’s Trade Support Section.


Under the direct supervision of the Senior Officer Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the overall guidance of the Chief, Trade Support Institution Strengthening, the Senior Programme Officer, Women and Trade will:

  • Assure that the Women and Trade Programme projects under the Senior Programme Officer’s mandate are designed and implemented on time and on budget.

  • Plan and facilitate workshops and other interactive sessions and assists in the development of strategic plans, action plans and/or policies with clients.

  • Organize and prepares written outputs such as draft background papers, analyses, sections of reports and studies and inputs into publications.

  • Effective monitoring and evaluation of projects, with a particular focus on results capture and impact assessment.

  • Prepare narrative and budgetary components of all reports, as requested that could include, for example, progress reports, annual reports.

  • Monthly reporting on the projects portal and to the Senior Officer MDGs, on request.

Contract duration: one year, renewable.

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