Fresher UN Programme Analyst: Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Jobs – United Nations Women (UNW)

Organization: United
Nations Women (UNW)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
About US:
The UN 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. Placing women’s rights at the centre of all its
efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates the United Nations system-wide
efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming
translate into action. It provides strong and coherent leadership and technical
advice in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective
partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
Job Summary:   The Programme Analyst: Ending Violence
Against Women and Girls provides programme support to the effective management
of UN Women Programmes in the Uganda Country Office by contributing in the
programme design, formulation, implementation and evaluation.  S/he supports the delivery of UN Women
programmes by analyzing results achieved during implementation and supporting
appropriate application of systems and procedures.  She/he works in close collaboration with the
Programme specialist and operations team, UN Women HQ staff, Government
officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN
Women programme implementation under his/her portfolio.     
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Ending
Violence Against Women and Girls:
  • Provide technical inputs to the design and formulation of programme/
    project proposals and initiatives related to Ending Violence Against Women
    and Girls.
Provide technical
support to the implementation and management of the Programme  on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls:
Provide inputs to the annual workplan and
budget as required;
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of programme activities;
  • Coordinate the call/request for proposals, including the
    organization of technical review committees, and capacity assessment of
  • Review and coordinate the submission of implementing partner
    financial and narrative reports;
  • Train partners on Results Based Management.
Provide technical
assistance and capacity development support to project/programme partners:
  • Provide technical support to and technically oversee the
    implementation of programme activities with partners;
  • Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and
    coordinate and facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings to
    partners as needed.
Provide technical
inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project:
  • Monitor progress on programme activity, results and indicators;
  • Monitor the implementation of proposals by responsible partners;
  • Provide inputs to quarterly reports, donor reports and other reports
    on outputs, results outputs and outcomes.
Provide technical
inputs to the management of people and finances of  Ending Violence Against Women and Girls
  • Monitor budget implementation and programme activity expenditures
    and perform budget revisions when required;
  • Provide inputs to financial reports;
  • Oversee the work of Programme Associates and Assistants as needed.
Contribute to
building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies:
  • Provide inputs to resource mobilization strategies; analyze and
    maintain information and databases;
  • Provide inputs to relevant documentation such as project summaries,
    conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles.
Provide technical
inputs to inter-agency coordination on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls
to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other
partners  in  Uganda:
  • Provide technical support to the Representative and Deputy
    Representative on inter-agency coordination related activities by
    providing inputs to background reports and briefs.
Provide inputs to
advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts:
  • Provide technical inputs to background documents, briefs and
    presentations related to Ending Violence Against Women and Girls;
  • Coordinate and support the organization of advocacy activities and
    campaigns events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;
  • Provide inputs to the development of knowledge management products
    on Ending Violence Against Women and Girls.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Timely and quality inputs to programme design;
  • Timely and quality inputs to workplans and budgets;
  • Adherence to UN Women standards and rules;
  • Timely monitoring and tracking of programme results and finances;
  • Timely organization of events;
  • Number of knowledge products developed.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the United Nations UN WOMEN Programme
    Analyst: Ending Violence Against Women and Girls career opportunity must
    hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights,
    gender/ women’s studies, international development, or a related field;
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional
    years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced
    university degree;
  • A project/programme management certification would be an added advantage.
  • One year of relevant work experience in development
    programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation,
    donor reporting and capacity building;
  • Experience in the Ending Violence Against Women and Girls is an
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or
    donors is an asset.
  • Language: Fluency
    in English is required; Knowledge of the other UN official working
    language is an asset; Knowledge of Ngakaramojong, Luganda or Acholi is an
Core Values:
  • Respect for Diversity;
  • Integrity;
  • Professionalism.
Core Competencies:
  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues;
  • Accountability;
  • Creative Problem Solving;
  • Effective Communication;
  • Inclusive Collaboration;
  • Stakeholder Engagement;
  • Leading by Example.
  • Programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Knowledge of Results Based Management;
  • Ability to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and
    present findings;
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Good knowledge of Ending Violence Against Women and Girls.
The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment
process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United
Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations Women
(UN Women) in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by
visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.
Deadline: 4th February 2019
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