UNDP Programme Officer - Women Peace and Security Jobs in Uganda
UNDP Programme Officer - Women Peace and Security Jobs in UgandaBackground
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 civil society and other relevant actors.
UN Women operationalizes this through Flagship Programming Initiatives (FPIs) developed to achieve transformative results for gender equality and women empowerment.
The FPIs respond to the expanded agenda for Beijing+20 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The main objective of UN Women’s support to Government under Peace and Security is to facilitate Women’s contribution to sustainable peace and see to it that Women contribute to and benefit from prevention of conflict and disaster.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Women Peace and Security;Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives;
Identify areas for support and intervention related to the Women Peace and Security.
Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the WPS programmeProvide technical inputs to the annual workplan and budget;
In close collaboration with the MoGLSD, coordinate the implementation of programme activities;
Ensure quality and timely implementation of the Programme, documentation of good practices, success stories as well as high quality and timely reporting for results.
Coordination 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 partnersCoordinate and provide technical support in the implementation of WPS programme activities; Develop technical knowledge products
Maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the WPS 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/ projectIn collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist and the Programme Specialist WPS, – collect, compile, analyse and share periodic data/ information on programme performance to inform continued programme efficiency and effectiveness
Provide analytic and strategic inputs to the Country Strategy and Annual Work plans to ensure the GE/WPS specific issues are effectively addressed.
Collect and compile program activity information, evaluating progress toward achievement of annual work plans and related program outcomes.
Ensure that aggregate reports are regularly prepared and submitted on time.
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 WPS programmeMonitor 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 strategiesProvide 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 WPS to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the countryProgramme Specialist, Representative and Deputy Representative on inter-agency coordination related activities by drafting background reports and briefs.
Provide substantive technical support to the WPS
Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication effortsDevelop background documents, briefs and presentations related to WPS
Coordinate and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;
Coordinate the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on WPS;
Key Performance Indicators;
Timely and quality substantive inputs programme strategies and activities;
Timely and quality substantive inputs to workplans and budgets;
Adherence to UN Women standards and rules;
Timely monitoring and tracking of programme results and finances;
Relationship with partners and stakeholders;
Timely organization of events;
Quality of knowledge and advocacy products
Core Values:Respect for Diversity
Core Competencies:Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
Creative Problem Solving
Leading by Example
Functional CompetenciesGood 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 Women, Peace and Security and Humanitarian Action
Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:Master’s degree or equivalent in Peace and Security, social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development, or a related field is required
A first-level university degree in combination with six 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.
Experience:At least 4 years of progressively advanced level work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
Experience in the area of Peace and Security is an asset;
Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.
Language Requirements:Fluency in English is required
Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset;
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 27th March 2019
For more information and job application details, see; UNDP Programme Officer - Women Peace and Security Jobs in Uganda
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