Fresher UN Jobs – Program Officer, Gender in Humanitarian Action – UN Women

 

Job Title:    Program Officer, Gender in
Humanitarian Action

Organization: United
Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

Duty Station: 
Uganda

Reports to: Programme
Specialist

 

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:  Reporting
to Programme Management Specialist Adjumani, the Programme Analyst contributes
to the effective management of UN Women programmes in the UN Women Adjumani
Office by providing substantive inputs to programme design, formulation,
implementation, and evaluation.  The
Programme Analyst guides and facilitates the delivery of UN Women programmes by
monitoring results achieved during implementation and ensuring appropriate
application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if
necessary.  The Programme Analyst works
in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ
personnel, 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
Gender in Humanitarian Action

·       
Provide
substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project
proposals and initiatives.

·       
Identify
areas for support and intervention related to the programme.

Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and
management of the Gender in Humanitarian Action programmes

·       
Provide
technical inputs to the annual workplan and budget.

·       
Lead the
implementation of programme activities.

·       
Lead the
coordination of the call/request for proposals, including the organization of
technical review committees, and capacity assessment of partners.

·       
Review,
coordinate and monitor the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative
reports.

·       
Train
partners on Results Based Management and monitor implementation.

Provide technical assistance and capacity development to
project/programme partners

·       
Coordinate
and provide technical support in the implementation of programme activities;
Develop technical knowledge products

·       
Maintain
relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of
the Gender in Humanitarian Action programme.

·       
Identify
opportunities for capacity building of partners 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 of implementation of activities and finances using results-based
management tools.

·       
Draft
reports on monitoring missions, programme results s, outputs, and outcomes.

·       
Provide
substantive inputs to the preparation of donor and UN Women reports.

Provide substantive technical inputs to the management of people and
finances of the Gender in Humanitarian Action programme

·       
Monitor
budget implementation and make budget re-alignments/ revisions, as necessary.

·       
Provide
substantive inputs to financial reports.

Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource
mobilization strategies

·       
Provide
substantive inputs to resource mobilization strategies; analyze and maintain
information and databases.

·       
Prepare
relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing
notes, speeches, and donor profiles.

·       
Participate
in donor meetings and public information events, as delegated.

Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on Gender in
Humanitarian Action to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes
with other partners in the country

·       
Provide
substantive technical support to the Program Management Specialist on
inter-agency coordination related activities by drafting background reports and
briefs.

Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and
communication efforts

·       
Develop
background documents, briefs and presentations related to Gender in
Humanitarian Action

·       
Coordinate
and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops, and knowledge
products.

·       
Coordinate
the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on Gender
in Humanitarian Action

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the
Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Program Officer, Gender in Humanitarian Action
job placement must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences,
human rights, gender/women’s studies, international development, or a related
field is required

·       
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

·       
Two
years of progressively responsible work experience in development
programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation,
donor reporting and capacity building.

·       
Experience
in the   promoting the mainstreaming of
gender equality and women’s empowerment in refugee response, disaster contexts
and emergency situations

·       
Experience
of working in West Nile or Northern Uganda, including in refugee hosting
districts is an asset.

·       
Experience
coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.

·       
Language:
Fluency in written and spoken
English is essential. Working knowledge of another official UN language is an
asset; Knowledge of Uganda and the Great Lakes region is an asset

 

Competencies

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

Functional Competencies

·       
Good
programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills

·       
Good
knowledge of Results Based Management

·       
Ability
to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions, and present findings
and recommendations

·       
Good
analytical skills

·       
Good
knowledge of IASC Guidelines on Gender in Humanitarian Action, Gender and Age
Markers, UN SCR 1325, Sendai Framework on DRR, and CEDAW

·       
Ability
to identify and analyze trends, opportunities, and threats to fundraising

 

How to Apply:

All candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

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Deadline: 12th
March 2021

 

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