NEW Programme Analyst, WEE and Humanitarian Junior level – NO-B, National Professional Officer – Locally recruited position UNDP – United Nations Development Programme Closing 8th of July Pemba

  • Contract
  • Pemba

UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

Background

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 Mozambique focuses its interventions on women’s economic empowerment, combating violence against women and girls, women’s participation in decision making, global norms and UN Coordination to contribute to propel the achievement of gender transformational outcomes both in the development and humanitarian contexts.  The economic empowerment of women and girls is a key programmatic area of intervention but also a strategy to enable a holist and sustainable response to violence against women and girls.

Reporting to Programme Specialist, the Programme Analyst contributes to the effective management of UN Women programmes in the Mozambique Country Office in Pemba 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.

Duties and Responsibilities

 1. Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Women Economic Empowerment

  • Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives.
  • Identify areas for support and intervention related to the programme.
  • Inform and update regularly on economic development situation in the country to base evidence for advocacy on women and girls economic and protection rights.
  • Liaise with Government Institutions to leverage UN Women Comparative Advantage, identify joint planning and programming opportunities.
  • Prepare briefing notes to inform different stakeholders on WEE and Humanitarian Action.

  2. Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the Women Economic Empowerment programme

  • 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.

3. 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 Women Economic Empowerment programme;
  • Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings to partners, as needed.

4. 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.

5. Provide substantive technical inputs to the management of people and finances of the Women Economic Empowerment programme

  • Monitor budget implementation and make budget re-alignments/ revisions, as necessary;
  • Provide substantive inputs to financial reports;
  • Supervise Project Officers, Programme Associates and Assistants.

6. 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.

7. Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on Women Economic Empowerment to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country

  • Provide substantive technical support to the Representative and Deputy Representative on inter-agency coordination related activities by drafting background reports and briefs.

8. Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts

  • Develop background documents, briefs and presentations related to Women Economic Empowerment
  • Coordinate and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;
  • Coordinate the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on Women Economic Empowerment

9. The incumbent performs other duties within their functional profile as deemed necessary for the efficient functioning of the Office and the Organisation. 

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 Women Economic principles
  • Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising.

Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification:

  • 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.

Experience:

  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
  • Experience in the Women Economic Empowerment is desirable.
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is desirable.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Portuguese is required.
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is desirable (French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish)..

 

 

 

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