UN Coordination Analyst Career Jobs – UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO)

Job Title:        UN Coordination Analyst
Organization: UN
Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
Reports to: UN
Resident Coordinator and Head of the RC Office
About US:
The United Nations
is an impartial and trusted partner in Uganda, supporting the Government to
achieve its development goals. The United Nations Country Team (UNCT), is
comprised of 22 resident and non-resident UN agencies. The UN Resident
Coordinator/UNDP Resident Representative (RC/RR) leads the UNCT and is the
highest representative of UNDP in Uganda. The RC/RR is also the Designated
Official for security for UN Uganda. The UN Resident Coordinator is assisted in
her coordination role in the field by United Nations Area Coordinators (UNACs)
in the areas where the UN has a strong presence on the ground. The UNAC system
is a UNCT-integrated coordination system at the field level that convenes UN agency
representatives through regular Area Coordination Team meetings. The UNAC
system seeks to accelerate the implementation of Delivering as One at the field
level in Acholi and West Nile, Karamoja and South West.
Job Summary:  The UN Coordination Analyst strengthens
capacity of the UN Country Team, analyzes political, social and economic trends
and provides inputs to preparation of country programming products including
the Common Country Assessment  (CCA) and
United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks (UNDAFs), supports the
national strategic setting and coordination including the Local Development
Partners Group (LDPG), the Development Partners Group (DPG), the UNDAF Joint
Steering Committee (JSC); supports the humanitarian-development-peace coordination
including the CRRF and ReHope Secretariat; provides assistance to development
and implementation of the collaborative and joint programmes and monitors  progress towards the Sustainable Development
Goals (SDGs) and Global Conferences, provides support to Non Resident UN
Agencies (NRAs) to access national systems and for national counterparts to
access the expertise of NRAs.
Serving as special
assistant to the UN Resident Coordinator, the UN Coordination Analyst supports
the RCO internal and external coordination functions and works in close
collaboration with RCO leads/focal points on programmes, operations,
communications, monitoring and evaluation, gender/human rights, resource
mobilization  and peace and development.
He/she also engages external partners including UNDG/DOCO, Government
officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors
and civil society ensuring successful implementation of UNCT activities.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Ensures effective
support to UNCT in preparation and implementation of country programming
processes and products, including UNDAF, CRRF and ReHOPE and UN internal  coordination and harmonization focusing on
achievement of the following results:
·        
Thorough
analysis and research of the political, social and economic situation in the
country including support for establishing Dev-Info in coordination with
relevant national counterparts.
·        
Participation
in the work of the CCA Thematic Group activities and preparation of inputs to
CCA.
·        
Participation
in the work of the UNDAF Working Groups and preparation of inputs to UNDAF.
·        
Participation
in the work of theme groups organized around the UNDAF outcomes, including
support for monitoring and evaluation within the context of the UNDAF Results
Matrix, the UNDAF M&A Plan.
·        
Monitoring
of all Joint/Collaborative programmes/initiatives of the UNCT and provision of
periodic reports as necessary.
·        
Identification
of strengths and weaknesses in UN Agencies programmes in the context of UNDAF,
UN System reform and SDGs. Preparation of high quality documents summarizing
the developments in the UNDAF areas of cooperation. Provision of advice on
adjusting strategies and implementation modalities.
·        
Support
strategic coordination including the Local Development Partners Group (LDPG),
the Development Partners Group (DPG), the UNDAF Joint Steering Committee (JSC);
supports the humanitarian-development-peace coordination including the CRRF and
ReHope Secretariat.
Ensures preparation
and implementation of the RC Work Plan focusing on the achievement of the
following results:
·        
Tasked
with the preparation of proposals for funding and drafting of the RC Work Plan
and reports.
·        
Technical
support for UNCT Retreats to review the annual work plan and other UNCT
meetings.
·        
Monitoring
of the Support to the Resident Coordinator (SRC) fund and other funds dedicated
to UNCT activities.
·        
Report
on the use of the funds to the UN RC and UNCT, proposal of budget revisions,
approval of expenditures reports.
Ensures effective
advocacy of UN activities in close consultation with UNIC and the information/
communication focal points of the UN system focusing on the achievement   of the following results:
·        
In
charge of the maintenance of the systematic information on RC system
activities.
·        
Arrangement
of regular forums and events on issues related to UN activities with media,
NGOs, communities, etc.
·        
Support
for implementation of media and communication strategies of the UNCT, in close
consultation with UNIC.
·        
Collecting
inputs for speaker’s notes, talking points, speeches for major advocacy events
of the RC system in close consultation with the UNCT and partners.
·        
Preparations
of minutes, reports, policy briefs, information notes and other UN internal
documents for the UNCT and other UN Coordination bodies.
·        
Monitoring
of the UN website maintenance.
Support
implementation of the resource mobilization strategy for UNDAF implementation
focusing on achievement of the following results:
·        
Responsible
for the development of partnerships with IFI’s, government institutions,
bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society.
·        
Analysis
and research of information on donors, preparation of reports on donors’
strategies.
Ensures
facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of
the following results:
·        
Tasked
with the identification of sources of information related to coordination.
Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learnt directly
linked to country policy goals.
·        
Provision
of referral services for agencies without field representation to access
national institutions and processes and for national partners to access the
expertise of agencies without field representation.
·        
Sound
contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.
·        
Organization
of trainings to UN staff on coordination issues.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The
ideal applicant for the United Nations UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) UN
Coordination Analyst job placement should hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent
in Economics, Social Sciences, International Relations, Political Sciences or
related field.
·        
Two years
of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing
management advisory services, hands-on experience in design, monitoring and
evaluation of development projects. Knowledge about the UN and RC systems would
be an advantage.  Experience in the usage
of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based
management systems.
·        
Fluency
in the UN and national language of the duty station.
Competencies
Corporate
Competencies:
·        
Demonstrates
integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical standards
·        
Advocates
and promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UN
·        
Displays
cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and
adaptability
·        
Treats
all people fairly without   favoritism
Functional
Competencies:
Knowledge and
Learning Management
·        
Shares
knowledge and experience from within and outside the UN Country Team.
·        
Encourages
UN staff to share knowledge
·        
Develops
deep understanding in UNDAF, UN System reform and MDGs
Coordination
Effectiveness
·        
Ability
to lead the implementation of UN programme activities, strengthening of
strategic partnerships for UNDAF implementation.
·        
Ability
to build and sustain effective partnerships with UN Agencies and main
constituents, advocate effectively, communicate sensitively across different
constituencies.
Management and
Leadership
·        
Focuses
on impact and result for the client
·        
Leads
teams effectively and shows conflict resolution skills
·        
Establishes
priorities for self and other members of the RC office; schedules activities to
ensure optimum use of time and resources; monitors performance against
development and other objectives and corrects deviations from the course
·        
In
providing advice to the RC, has the capacity to gather comprehensive
information on complex problems or situations; evaluates information accurately
and identifies key issues required to resolve problems
·        
Consistently
approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude
·        
Demonstrates
excellent oral and written communication skills
·        
Builds
strong relationships with clients and external actors
·        
Remains
calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
·        
Demonstrates
openness to change and ability to manage complexities
·        
Responds
positively to critical feedback and differing points of view
·        
Solicits
feedback from staff about the impact of his/her own behavior
UNDP is committed to
achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture.
Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with
disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated
with the strictest confidence.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations
Development Programme, UNDP, in the aforementioned capacity should endeavor to
Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further review job
requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.
Deadline: 6th September 2018
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