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UN Women (UNW), 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.

In order to reinforce its Office for Somalia, UN WOMEN seeks to recruit a programme officer to guide the development of UN WOMEN work in Somalia.

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Regional Programme Director, the Programme Officer is responsible for management of UN WOMEN Somalia programme within the thematic/sectoral areas assigned.

The Programme Officer analyzes political, social and economic trends and leads the formulation, management and evaluation of programme activities within his/her portfolio, and provides policy advice.

The Programme Officer supervises and leads programme support staff, coordinates activities of projects’ staff.

The Programme Officer works in close collaboration with the operations team, programme staff in other UN Agencies, UN WOMEN HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN WOMEN programme implementation.

Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum of a Master's Degree in Gender and Development or Public Policy or Development Studies or Development Management or Social Science with Gender as a component from a recognised University.
  • Prince2 training and certification, RMG.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Gender and Governance and sustainable development related issues at the national level Good understanding and experience in program/project cycle management.
  • Good understanding of program finances and demonstrated experience of formulating, tracking and reporting against budgets.
  • Demonstrated experience of working in challenging knowledge-based and results based management environment.
  • Good skills in using office software applications, intranet and internet based applications.
  • Knowledge of development context of Somalia and added advantage.
  • Fluency in English.
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