United Nations UN Women Jobs – Programme Officer – Gender Equality Health and HIV

Organization: The
United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN
WOMEN)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Programme
Specialist Gender Equality Health and HIV
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.
Job Summary:   The Programme Officer – Gender Equality
Health and HIV provides programme support to the effective management of UN
Women programmes at the Adjumani Sub-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 and operations team, UN Women HQ staff,
Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring
successful UN Women programme implementation under portfolio.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Contribute
technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Gender
equality, Health and HIV
·       
Provide
technical inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals
and initiatives related to gender equality, health, HIV prevention and SRMNCAH
rights.
Provide technical
support to the implementation and management of the Gender equality, Health and
HIV programme
·       
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 partners;
·       
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 Gender equality, Health and HIV
programme
·       
Monitor
budget implementation and programme activity expenditures and perform budget
revisions when required;
·       
Provide
inputs to financial reports;
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 Gender equality, Health and HIV to
achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in
Uganda.
·       
Provide
technical support to the Programme Specialist and the Team 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
Gender equality and Health, HIV prevention and SRMNCAH rights
·       
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 Gender Equality
and Health, HIV prevention and SRMNCAH rights



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·       
The
ideal candidate for the UN Women Programme Officer – Gender Equality Health and
HIV career vacancy should have completed Secondary education
·       
Bachelor’s
degree in Business or Public Administration is an asset.
·       
A
minimum of seven years of progressively responsible experience in
administration or programme management/support;
·       
Experience
in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages;
·       
Experience
in the use of ATLAS is an asset;
·       
Experience
in supporting a team.
·       
Language
Requirements:
Fluency in
English required; Working knowledge of another official UN language is an
asset; Knowledge of Uganda and the Great Lakes region is an asset
Competencies
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 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.
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 judgment
·       
Development
and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take initiative
·       
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
Functional
Competencies
·       
Development/programming
skills particularly those that are pertinent to UN Women strategic priorities
on gender issues and women’s rights
·       
Ability
to support formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of
development programmes and projects
·       
Knowledge
of Results Based Management principles and approaches
·       
Ability
to maintain networks and partnerships with UN agencies and other international
partners to promote partnership and build alliances to advance organizational
interests and competencies
·       
Demonstrated
good oral and written communication skills
·       
Ability
to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings
and recommendations
·       
Good
analytical skills
·       
Good
knowledge of gender equality health and HIV
·       
Ability
to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising
How to Apply: 
If interested in
joining the UN WOMEN in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link below
to visit website and create profile or express interest if you already have a
profile on the UN system
Deadline: 10th March 2020
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