UN Programme Associate – Gender Equality, Health and HIV Jobs – UN WOMEN

Organization: United
Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
The United Nations
Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (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. UN Women provides support to Member States’ efforts and priorities in
meeting their gender equality goals and for building effective partnerships with
Government, civil society and other relevant actors.
Job Summary:  The Programme Associate – Gender Equality,
Health and HIV works with and provides support to the members of the Programme
Team in the development and implementation of effective programmes consistent
with UN Women rules and regulations. 
S/he contributes to research, financial management, and programme
implementation including providing necessary operational, administrative and
programmatic support. The Programme Associate works in close collaboration with
the operations, programme and projects’ staff in the Uganda Country office and
UN Women HQs as required for resolving complex finance-related issues and
exchange of information.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Support in the
formulation of Programme Strategies
  • Collect and present background information for the preparation of
    effective application of RBM tools.
  • Provide programme and administrative support in the preparation of
    programme work plans, budgets, and proposals on programme implementation
  • Assemble briefing materials and prepare power-point and other
    presentations for the programme unit.
  • Identify sources, and gather and compile data and information for
    the preparation of documents, guidelines, speeches and position papers.
Management Support
  • Support the Programme Team in the implementation of the control
    mechanisms for development projects through monitoring of budget
    preparation and modifications.
  • Create projects in Atlas, prepare required budget revisions,
    revision of project award and project status, determination of unutilized
    funds, operational and financial close of a project.
  • Support the Programme Team in the financial management of
  • Provide guidance to the executing agencies on routine implementation
    of projects, tracking use of financial resources.
  • Provide necessary information for the audit of programmes/projects
    and support implementation of audit recommendations.
  • Organize, compile and process information from donors, Regional
    Office, and programme team, as inputs to various databases and documents.
  • Support the Programme team in the tracking and reporting on
    mobilized resources
Administrative and
Financial Management Support to the Programme Unit
  • Review of Financial Reports; preparation of non-PO vouchers for
    development projects.
  • Ensure maintenance of the internal expenditures control system which
    ensures that vouchers processed are matched and completed; transactions
    are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas.
  • Take timely corrective actions on un-posted vouchers, including the
    vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers.
  • Create requisitions in Atlas for development projects registers of
    goods receipt in Atlas.
  • Make budget check for requisitions, POs and vouchers.
  • Prepare cost sharing, and trust fund agreements, follow up on
    contributions within the Uganda CO resource mobilization efforts.
  • Assist in the preparation of cost-recovery bills in Atlas by
    elaboration and implementation of the income tracking system and follow up
    on cost recovery.
Facilitation of
Knowledge Building and Knowledge Sharing
  • Support synthesis of lessons learnt, and best practices related to
    programme management.
  • Support synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in programme
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of
  • Support organization of training for the office staff and partners
    on programme and operations related issues.
Key Result Areas: The key results have an impact on the efficiency of the Programme Unit
and success in implementation of programme strategies.  Accurate analysis, data entry and
presentation of information ensure proper programme implementation.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the United Nations UN Women Programme
    Associate – Gender Equality, Health and HIV job placement should have
    completed secondary education. University degree or equivalent in Business
    or Public Administration is an asset.
  • At least six years of administrative experience preferably in a
    large or international corporation or organization.
  • Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple
    office software packages, experience in ATLAS an advantage.
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of the other UN working knowledge is an asset.
Core Values /
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
  • 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. Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating
    difference in values and learning from cultural diversity.

Core Competencies:
  • Ethics and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity
  • Organizational Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound
  • Development and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take
  • Work in 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.
  • Communicating and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open
    communication and strive for 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: Encourage learning and
    sharing of knowledge
  • Appropriate and Transparent Decision Making: Demonstrate informed
    and transparent decision making
  • Ability to perform a broad range of specialized activities aimed at
    effective and efficient functioning of the Programme unit including
    logistical support;
  • Ability to provide input to business process re-engineering,
    elaboration and implementation of new data management systems;
  • Creates, edits and presents information in clear and presentable
    formats, using appropriate IT functionality;
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks by establishing
  • Ability to handle a large volume of work possibly under time
  • Ability to establish, build and sustain effective relationships with
    clients, demonstrating understanding of client’s perspective; anticipates
    client needs and addresses them promptly;
  • Ability to administer and execute financial processes and
  • Ability to manage data, documents, correspondence and reports
    information and workflow;
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations
Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in the
aforementioned capacity should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link
below. Please further review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.
Deadline: 17th May 2019
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