UN Access to Justice Officer Jobs – United Nations UN Women

Job Title:   Access to Justice Officer

Organization: UN Women

Duty Station:  Mbarara, Uganda


About US:

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.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • The key objective of the assignment is to provide technical assistance and specialist services on Women and Girls Access Justice through Effective, Accountable and Gender-Responsive Institutions program.
  • Under overall guidance of the Ending Violence Against Women and Girls Specialist, the UNV will perform the following tasks and deliverables:
  • Provide technical support to the implementation of the Women and Girls Access Justice through Effective, Accountable and Gender-Responsive Institutions program.
  • Support monitoring and measurement of project progress (programme activity, results, and indicators) and tracking the delivery of funds and prepare project reports as required.
  • Review and coordinate the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports.
  • 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 assistance and capacity development support to project partners.
  • Provide technical support to the implementation of programme activities with partners.
  • Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and coordinate technical/ programming support and trainings to partners as indicated in the project document.
  • Contribute to organizing quarterly programme review meetings with all EVAWG partners.
  • Development of ToR for consultancies to be undertaken during the project lifespan
  • Support UN Women to strengthen strategic partnerships with stakeholders, actors, and development partners.
  • Support UN Women to build and maintain close liaison with relevant development partners, donors and other actors supporting efforts towards gender justice including the private sector.
  • Support UN Women to maintain alliances and strategic partnerships for the advancement of gender justice.
  • Provide inputs to relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles.
  • Contribute to development of EVAW knowledge products.
  • Provide inputs to the development of knowledge management products on ending Violence Against Women and Girls.
  • Provide technical inputs to background documents, briefs and presentations related to ending Violence Against Women and Girls through enhancing their access to justice.
  • Support in analysis of trends, documentation and synthesis of lessons learned and best practices for dissemination.
  • Participate in EVAW/G community of practice with a focus on access to justice for women and girls.
  • Organize, compile and process information related to donors, partners, programme team as inputs to various data bases and documents.
  • Provide administrative support to the EVAW portfolio
  • Undertake all logistical, administrative, and financial arrangements for organization for meetings, workshops, events, and missions.
  • Make travel arrangements for the Programme Team, including travel requisitions and claims.
  • Draft minutes in meetings, as delegated.
  • Support the systematic collection and update information and related on-going or planned bilateral, multilateral, and non-governmental programs.
  • Ensure up-to-date programme files for audit of programmes/ projects and tracking of programme delivery.
  • Organize and coordinate filing of documents; maintain mailing lists.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women 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.
  • Relevant work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building.
  • Experience in the programming on EVAWG with a focus on gender justice is an asset.
  • Experience of working with the Justice, Law and Order Sector.
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.
  • Experience in communication and advocacy on gender and women’s rights.
  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Area of expertise: Rule of law, judicial and national legal system reform, Other rule of law or governance related experience, Human rights
  • Human rights. justice, Law and Order Sector.



How to Apply:

All suitably qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online at the link below


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Deadline: 9th June 2021


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