UN Programme Specialist, Gender Statistics Job Careers – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

Organization: United
Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Reports to: Country
Grade: NO-C
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 Specialist, Gender Statistics
will be tasked with planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions
under his/her portfolio.  She/he works in
close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ staff,
Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring
successful UN Women programme implementation under the Gender Statistics
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
and develop programme strategies in the area of gender statistics 
  • Design and formulate programme/ project proposals and initiatives;
  • Draft inputs to country strategy documents, briefs, policy dialogue
    and other documents related to gender statistics
Manage the
implementation and management of the gender statistics programme
  • Finalize the annual workplan and budget and manage their
  • Manage the technical implementation of the programme/project; ensure
    synergies with other teams;
  • Manage the submission of implementing partner financial and
    narrative reports;
  • Provide guidance to staff and partners on Results Based Management
    tools and performance indicators;
  • Organize Project Steering Committee, project review and/or
    evaluation meetings, as needed.
Manage technical
assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners
  • Manage the implementation of technical advice and guidance. Develop
    and implement technical tools, and initiatives
  • Build and manage relationships with national partners to support
    implementation and expansion of the gender statistics programme; respond
    to any potential problems;
  • Identify capacity building needs of partners and lead the
    coordination of technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity
    development initiatives to partners.
Manage the
monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project
  • Manage the monitoring of programme/ project implementation and
    finances using results-based management tools;
  • Oversee field missions and review reports on monitoring missions;
  • Write quarterly reports and donor reports, focusing on results,
    output and outcomes;
  • Contribute to office donor and UN Women reports.
Manage the people
and financial resources of the gender statistics programme
  • Manage the programme budget and draft financial reports;
  • Supervise gender statistics programme team, Mentor and coach staff
    and conduct performance assessments;
  • Oversee recruitment processes, as necessary.
Build partnerships
and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
  • Develop and implement partnerships and resource mobilization
  • Finalize relevant documentation on donors and potential opportunities
    for resource mobilization;
  • Analyze and research information on donors, prepare substantive
    briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities
    for cost sharing.
Contribute to
inter-agency coordination on Data 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
    attending meetings, events, and participating in groups and committees as
  • Coordinate with other UN agencies, government departments, donors
    and NGOs to ensure the projects’ capacity development programme is
    harmonized and aligned with other in-country efforts.
Manage advocacy,
knowledge building and communication efforts
  • Develop and review background documents, briefs and presentations
    related to the data and gender statistics area
  • Represent UN Women in meetings and policy dialogues on issues
    related to gender statistics as necessary;
  • Develop advocacy strategies and oversee their implementation;
  • Identify best practices and lessons learned to guide programme
    improvement and strategy planning;
  • Develop knowledge management strategies, products and methodologies
    on gender statistics.
Key Performance Indicators:
  • Timely and quality programme design and inputs to Strategic Note
  • Timely and quality of programme delivery in line with budget and
    workplans, and in line with all UN Women operational rules and
    regulations, including security
  • Timely and quality monitoring and evaluation of programmes
  • Relations with partners and stakeholders
  • Quality reports and timely submission
  • Regular communication with other agencies and partners
  • Quality of advocacy and communication initiatives

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal applicant for the United Nations UN Women Programme
    Specialist, Gender Statistics job placement should 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
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible work experience
    at the national or international level in design, planning,
    implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects;
  • Technical experience in gender statistics;
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or
    donors is an asset;
  • Experience working in the UN System is an asset;
  • Experience in leading/managing a team is an asset.
  • Language: Fluency
    in English is required; Working knowledge of another official UN language
    is an asset; Knowledge of any of the official languages of Uganda 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
  • Strong programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and
    evaluation skills
  • Strong knowledge of Results Based Management
  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce
    analytical reports to inform management and strategic decision-making
  • Strong knowledge of statistics in general and gender statistics in
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to
    fundraising and develop strategies.
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: 2nd August 2019
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