UN Monitoring and Reporting Specialist 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,
Uganda
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 Monitoring and Reporting Specialist will
report directly to the SDG Senior Technical Adviser to support the
implementation of SDGs currently located in Floor 4 room 2, OPM New building
but will shift to Third Floor old building when renovation is completed and
dotted reporting to Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist of UN Women.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
The consultant will
be task with the following deliverables:
·        
Support
the Secretariat in the implementation and monitoring of the SDG Roadmap,
including organization of engagement activities including workshops and other
events related to the Agenda 2030;
·        
Support
collection of necessary information and data for reports required at different
times;
·        
Support
regular update on SDG progress, including outcomes of SDG committee meetings
and Technical Working Groups to all Government and non-government entities;
·        
Participate
in drafting policy briefs, speeches, presentations and other documents.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
ideal applicant for the United Nations UN Women Monitoring and Reporting
Specialist job placement should hold an advanced university degree (Master’s
degree or equivalent degree) in business or public administration, information
management, economics, statistics, sustainable development, social sciences,
education or related area;
·        
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
Postgraduate Diploma in Monitoring and evaluation is an additional advantage.
·        
At least
five years, of progressively responsible experience in providing strategic
support to research and data analysis, knowledge management or
project/programme management in the context of development cooperation or
related area is required.
·        
Knowledge
of English language is required;
·        
Knowledge
of any other UN Official language is an asset.



Competencies
·        
Professionalism:
Knowledge and understanding of
sustainable development theories, concepts and approaches. Ability to identify
and develop sources for data collection. Ability to undertake research, analyze
data, make recommendations and write draft reports on sustainable development
issues. Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional
competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in
meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by
professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with
difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes
responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal
participation of women and men in all areas of work.
·        
Planning
and Organizing:
Develops clear
goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; identifies priority
activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as required; allocates
appropriate amount of time and resources for completing work; foresees risks
and allows for contingencies when planning; monitors and adjusts plans and
actions as necessary; uses time efficiently.
·        
Communication:
Speaks and writes clearly and
effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and
responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify and exhibits interest in
having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match
audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people
informed.
·        
Teamwork:
Works collaboratively with
colleagues to achieve organizational goals; solicits input by genuinely valuing
others’ ideas and expertise; is willing to learn from others; places team
agenda before personal agenda; supports and acts in accordance with final group
decision, even when such decisions may not entirely reflect own position;
shares credit for team accomplishments and accepts joint responsibility for
team shortcomings.
·        
Accountability:
Takes ownership of all
responsibilities and honours commitments; delivers outputs for which one has
responsibility within prescribed time, cost and quality standards; operates in
compliance with organizational regulations and rules; supports subordinates,
provides oversight and takes responsibility for delegated assignments; takes
personal responsibility for his/her own shortcomings and those of the work
unit, where applicable.
·        
Creativity:
Actively seeks to improve
programmes or services; offers new and different options to solve problems or
meet client needs; promotes and persuades others to consider new ideas; takes
calculated risks on new and unusual ideas; thinks ‘outside the box’; takes an
interest in new ideas and new ways of doing things; is not bound by current
thinking or traditional approaches.
·        
Client
Orientation:
Considers all
those to whom services are provided to be ‘clients’ and seeks to see things
from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships
with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and
matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and
outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems;
keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for
delivery of products or services to client.
·        
Commitment
to Continuous Learning:
Keeps
abreast of new developments in own occupation/profession; actively seeks to
develop oneself professionally and personally; contributes to the learning of
colleagues and subordinates; shows willingness to learn from others; seeks
feedback to learn and improve.
·        
Technological
Awareness:
Keeps abreast of
available technology; understands applicability and limitation of technology to
the work of the office; actively seeks to apply technology to appropriate
tasks; shows willingness to learn new technology.
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: 29th August 2019
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