Fresher United Nations Coordination Analyst Jobs – UN Women

Job Title:      Coordination Analyst
Organization: UN Women
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Country Representative
Post Level: P-2
About US:
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. The United Nations Development Assistance
Framework (UNDAF) is the UN’s strategic programme framework that defines the
UN’s support to national development results. UN Women in Uganda co-chairs the
Human Rights and Gender Equality Outcome Results Group and chairs the Gender
Equality and Women’s Empowerment Advisory Group, which is the UNCT group
responsible for the coordination of and policy advice on gender equality issues
in the UNDAF. UN Women is also a principle partner in several outcome results
groups in the UNDAF and as well as a partner to several UN joint programmes. UN
Women is the Secretariat to the Gender Development Partners Group, a
coordination mechanism that is comprised of the lead donors in Uganda. UN Women
is the lead agency formulating the One UN Gender Programme which will assist
the UN agencies to implement gender equality targets and goals in the new
Job Summary: The Coordination Analyst will be mainly
responsible for strengthening the accountability of results for gender equality
and women’s empowerment, enhancing efficiencies, improving coherence, and joint
action through better coordination between UN agencies, the government and
development partners.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
1. Provide coordination
support to Uganda’s priorities and commitments for gender equality and women’s
empowerment (GEWE):
  • Offer timely technical support to macro-level
    government and donor gender­ coordination structures, including
    institutional capacity development and strategic planning;
  • Provide strategic inputs to the planning,
    implementation and monitoring of the UNCT Gender Scorecard, including
    through the development of a work plan, in line with the UNDAF;
  • Offer technical support in the development
    and roll-out of a strategy for the UNCT Gender Advisory Group and the
    implementation of the UNCT’s commitments to GEWE in the country’s UNDAF;
  • Provide technical inputs to strengthening
    strategic partnerships and coordination for GEWE within the UN System and
    with external partners, including government and development partners;
  • Organize and provide technical inputs to a
    series of trainings for relevant UNDAF management structures, including
    sensitizing UN Women, the Gender Advisory Group and others on mainstreaming
    GEWE in SDGs;
  • Work closely with UN Women regional and HQ
    offices on developments related to UN Women’s coordination mandate in
    general and peace and security and humanitarian action specifically;
  • Provide technical inputs to joint UN and
    donor advocacy efforts for GEWE, including serving as the secretariat of
    the Gender Development Partners Group under the guidance of the Country
    Representative and Deputy Representative.
2. Offer technical
support to in inter-agency coordination and UN joint programming:
  • Actively participate and represent the
    Country Office in the UN Women Community of Practice of Interagency
    Coordination, as delegated and under the guidance of the Country
    Representative and Deputy Representative;
  • Identify and support UN joint programming opportunities
    to deliver on the UNDAF’s GEWE, in particular lead the coordination of the
    development of the One UN Gender Programme;
  • Provide technical inputs to UN Women in
    interagency humanitarian coordination work, including capacity building
    support to partners in government and humanitarian actors;
  • Provide technical inputs to policy notes,
    briefs, and undertake gender analysis of joint UN programming on women
    peace and security and humanitarian action;
  • Take part in UNDAF Outcome Results Group for
    Peace, Security and Resilience and ensure gender equality and women’s
    rights are mainstreamed in processes and documents, as delegated and under
    the guidance of the Country Representative and Deputy Representative.
3. Provide support to the
Uganda Country Office Programme:
  • Provide support to government and CSOs in the
    formulation and implementation of the national action plan on 1325 and
    mainstream gender equality and women’s rights in new peace policy;
  • Support implementation of peace and security
    and humanitarian action component of the UN Women Uganda strategic
    framework and work plans 2016 – 2020.
4. Contribute to advocacy
and knowledge building:
  • Provide technical support to advocacy efforts
    including the UN Open Day forum to commemoration anniversary of UN Resolution
    1325, in close partnership with UN agencies, government partners, and
  • Document and advocate best practices and
    lessons learnt for UN System-wide coordination.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Quality coordination support;
  • Quality and timely planning, implementing,
    and monitoring;
  • Quality trainings;
  • Quality contribution to strategic
  • Quality notes and briefs;
  • Quality advice and support to partners.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the UN Women Coordination
    Analyst career opportunity should hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent)
    in one or more of the following disciplines: International Relations,
    Gender Studies, Human Rights, Social Sciences or related fields.
  • A minimum of two years of progressively responsible
    experience in international/regional organizations in gender mainstreaming
    and coordination;
  • Previous exposure and experience with women’s
    rights in peace and security, humanitarian action and coordination;
  • Prior experience in providing capacity building
    training on gender equality to UN, government partners and CSOs;
  • Significant experience in formulation,
    implementation of gender equality and women’s empowerment projects;
  • Prior exposure and experience in resource
    mobilization for gender equality and women’s empowerment;
  • Prior experience in the UN System will be an
  • Language: Fluency in English, both oral and
    written, is required; Working knowledge of another official UN languages
    is an advantage.
Core values and
Guiding Principles:
  • Integrity: Demonstrate consistency in upholding
    and promoting the values of UN Women in actions and decisions, in line
    with the UN Code of Conduct.
  • Professionalism: Demonstrate professional competence
    and expert knowledge of the pertinent substantive areas of work.
  • Cultural sensitivity and valuing diversity:  Demonstrate an appreciation of the
    multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff.
    Demonstrating an international outlook, appreciating difference in values
    and learning from cultural diversity.
Core Competencies:
  • Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and promote ethics and
    integrity by creating organizational precedents.
  • Organizational Awareness: Build support for the organization
    and ensure political acumen.
  • Development and Innovation: Support
    staff competence development, and contribute to an environment of
    creativity and innovation.
  • Work in teams: Build and promote effective teams. Demonstrate
    ability to work in a multicultural, multi-ethnic environment and to
    maintain effective working relations with people of different national and
    cultural backgrounds.
  • Communication and Information Sharing: Create
    and promote an environment for open and effective communication.
  • Self-management and Emotional Intelligence: Stay
    composed and positive even in difficult moments, handle tense situations
    with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent behavior towards others.
  • Conflict Management:  Surface
    conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging different feelings
    and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable solution.
  • Continuous Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Share
    knowledge across the organization and build a culture of knowledge sharing
    and learning.
  • Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making: Ensure
    fair and transparent decision making processes and manage risk.
  • Strong analytical, written and oral
    communication skills, including good presentation skills;
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of UN Women
    coordination mandate in the UN system;
  • Good understanding of UN Women peace and
    security and humanitarian action;
  • Familiarity of the Sustainable Development
  • Ability to work within a team as well as
    carry out tasks independently;
  • Strong planning and organizing skills with
    ability to identify priority activities and assignments and to use time
  • Ability to take decisions and manage
    political/cultural sensitivities;
  • Experience in mobilizing resources;
  • Proficient IT skills;
  • Familiarity with results based management and
    rights-based programming;
  • Strong familiarity of gender equality
    coordination issues and mechanisms in Uganda.
How to Apply: 
interested in joining the UN WOMEN in the aforementioned capacity, please click
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already have a profile on the UN system
Deadline: 7th March 2016
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