Developing gender-sensitive competencies: Quick tips for managers

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This guide provides the readers the basics of the organizational core values which are the shared principles and beliefs that underpin the work of an organization and guide the actions and behavior of its staff. This will increase core competencies and managerial competencies. The main aim of this guide is to enhance the strength, quality, and commitment of UN staff members.


Managerial competencies

  • Vision and Strategic Thinking
  • Leading Teams
  • Managing Performance and Resources
  • Developing and Empowering Others
  • Building Relationships and Networks


This guide is designed for managers. Being in a managerial role in the UN system requires the ability to encourage and build a positive organizational and/or office environment which supports each person to work to the best of her/his ability and has equal opportunity for advancement.