UN Gender Mainstreaming and Coordination Analyst Job Careers – United Nations UN Women

Job Title:        Gender
Mainstreaming and Coordination Analyst

Organization: United
Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

Duty Station: Kampala,

Reports to: Country

Grade: P-2

About US:

The United Nations
Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (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 Government, civil society and other relevant actors.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work closely with the Country
    Representative to assist in the strategic coordination of Uganda’s
    priorities and commitments for gender equality and women’s empowerment
  • Support macro-level government and donor
    gender­ coordination structures, including institutional capacity
    development and strategic planning;
  • Participate in the planning,
    implementation and monitoring of the UNCT Gender Scorecard, including
    through the development of a work plan, in line with the UNDAF/UNSDCF;
  • Support the development and roll-out of
    a strategy for the UNCT Gender Advisory Group and the implementation of
    the UNCT’s commitments to GEWE in the country’s UNDAFUNSDCF;
  • Organize series of training for relevant
    UNDAF management structures, including sensitizing UN Women, the Gender
    Advisory Group and others on mainstreaming GEWE in SDGs;
  • Actively participate and represent the
    Country Office in the UN Women Community of Practice of Interagency
  • Identify and lead UN joint programming
    opportunities to deliver on the UNDAF’s GEWE, including leading the
    coordination of the development joint programmes on GEWE;
  • Contribute to strengthening strategic
    partnerships and coordination for GEWE within the UN System and with
    external partners, including government and development partners;
  • Support UN Women in interagency
    humanitarian coordination work, including capacity building support to
    partners in government and humanitarian actors;
  • Produce policy notes, briefs, and
    undertake gender analysis of joint UN programming on women peace and
    security and humanitarian action;
  • Represent UN Women in UNDAF Outcome
    Results Groups and ensure gender equality and women’s rights are
    mainstreamed in processes and documents;
  • Document and advocate best practices and
    lessons learnt for UN System-wide coordination;
  • Liaise with UN Women regional and HQ
    offices on developments related to UN Women’s coordination mandate;
  • Contribute to joint UN and donor
    advocacy efforts for GEWE, including serving as the secretariat of the
    Gender Development Partners Group.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal applicant for the United
    Nations UN Women Gender Mainstreaming and Coordination Analyst job
    placement should hold a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in one or more of
    the following disciplines: International Relations, Gender Studies, Human
    Rights, Social Sciences or related fields.
  • Three years of progressively responsible
    experience in international/regional organizations in gender mainstreaming
    and coordination;
  • Experience with mainstreaming gender
    equality and women’s rights in peace and security, humanitarian action and
  • Experience in providing capacity
    building training on gender equality to UN, government partners and CSOs;
  • Strong familiarity of gender equality
    coordination issues and mechanisms in Uganda;
  • Experience in formulation, implementation
    of gender equality and women’s empowerment projects;
  • Experience in resource mobilization for
    gender equality and women’s empowerment;
  • Prior experience in the UN System will
    be an asset.
  • Languages: Fluency in English, both oral and
    written, is required; Proficiency in other UN languages is an advantage.


Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Respect for Diversity


  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding
    Gender Issues
  • Accountability
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Effective Communication
  • Inclusive Collaboration
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Leading by Example


  • Strong analytical, written and oral
    communication skills, including good presentation skills;
  • Good understanding of UN Women
    coordination mandate in the UN system;
  • Good understanding of UN Women peace and
    security and humanitarian action;
  • Familiarity of the Sustainable
    Development Goals;
  • Ability to work within a team as well as
    carry out tasks independently;
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
    with ability to identify priority activities and assignments and to use
    time efficiently;
  • Ability to take decisions and manage
    political/cultural sensitivities;
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of
    gender equality issues in peace and security and humanitarian action;
  • Experience in mobilizing resources;
  • Proficient IT skills;
  • Familiarity with results-based
    management and rights-based programming;
  • Familiarity with UN system and UN Women
    mandate in coordination.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join the United Nations
Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) 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.

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Deadline: 16th August 2019

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