Fresher UN Jobs – Programme Officer – Gender Equality Health and HIV – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN)

Job Title:    Programme Officer – Gender
Equality Health and HIV

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

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Programme
Specialist Gender Equality Health and HIV

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.

Job Summary:  The Programme Officer provides programme support
to the effective management of UN Women programmes at the Moroto SUB-Office by
contributing in the programme design, formulation, implementation and
evaluation. S/he supports the delivery of UN Women programmes by analyzing
results achieved during implementation and supporting appropriate application
of systems and procedures. She/he works in close collaboration with the
programme and operations team, UN Women HQ staff, Government officials, multi
and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme
implementation under portfolio.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

 Contribute technically to the development of
programme strategies in the area of gender equality, health and HIV

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Provide
substantive inputs to the design and formulation of gender equality health and
HIV programme/ project proposals and initiatives;

·       
Identify
areas for support and intervention related to the gender equality health and
HIV programme.

Provide substantive
technical support to the implementation and management of the gender equality
health and HIV programme

·       
Provide
technical inputs to the annual workplan and budget;

·       
Lead the
implementation of programme activities;

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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.

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

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Maintain
relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of
the gender equality health and HIV 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/ project

·       
Keenly
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 gender
equality health and HIV programme

·       
Monitor
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 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.

Provide technical
support to inter-agency coordination on gender equality health and HIV to
achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in
the country

·       
Provide
substantive technical support to the Programme Specialist on inter-agency
coordination related activities by drafting background reports and briefs.

Provide substantive
inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts

·       
Develop
background documents, briefs and presentations related to gender equality
health and HIV

·       
Coordinate
and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge
products;

·       
Coordinate
the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on gender
equality health and HIV

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

·       
The
ideal candidate for the UN Women Programme Officer – Gender Equality Health and
HIV career vacancy should hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in social
sciences, human rights, gender/women’s studies, international development, or a
related field 

·       
A
first-level university degree in combination with five 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

·       
Two
years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project
implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and
capacity building;

·       
Experience
in the gender equality health and HIV is an asset;

·       
Experience
coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.

·       
Language
Requirements:
Fluency in
English required; Working knowledge of another official UN language is an
asset; Knowledge of Uganda and the Great Lakes region is an asset

Competencies

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Integrity:
Demonstrate consistency in upholding and promoting the values of UN Women in
actions and decisions, in line with the UN Code of Conduct.

·       
Professionalism:
Demonstrate professional competence and expert knowledge of the pertinent
substantive areas of work.

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Cultural
sensitivity and valuing diversity: Demonstrate an appreciation of the
multicultural nature of the organization and the diversity of its staff.
Demonstrate an international outlook, appreciating difference in values and
learning from cultural diversity.

Core Competencies

·       
Ethics
and Values: Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity

·       
Organizational
Awareness: Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment

·       
Development
and Innovation: Take charge of self-development and take initiative

·       
Work in
teams: Demonstrate ability to work in a multicultural, multi ethnic environment
and to maintain effective working relations with people of different national
and cultural backgrounds.

·       
Communicating
and Information Sharing: Facilitate and encourage open communication and strive
for effective communication

·       
Self-management
and Emotional Intelligence: Stay composed and positive even in difficult
moments, handle tense situations with diplomacy and tact, and have a consistent
behavior towards others

·       
Conflict
Management: Surface conflicts and address them proactively acknowledging
different feelings and views and directing energy towards a mutually acceptable
solution.

·       
Continuous
Learning and Knowledge Sharing: Encourage learning and sharing of knowledge

·       
Appropriate
and Transparent Decision Making: Demonstrate informed and transparent decision
making

Functional
Competencies

·       
Development/programming
skills particularly those that are pertinent to UN Women strategic priorities
on gender issues and women’s rights

·       
Ability
to support formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of
development programmes and projects

·       
Knowledge
of Results Based Management principles and approaches

·       
Ability
to maintain networks and partnerships with UN agencies and other international
partners to promote partnership and build alliances to advance organizational
interests and competencies · Demonstrated good oral and written communication
skills

·       
Ability
to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings
and recommendations

·       
Good
analytical skills

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Good
knowledge of gender equality health and HIV

·       
Ability
to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising

How to Apply: 

If interested in
joining the UN WOMEN in the aforementioned capacity, please click on link below
to visit website and create profile or express interest if you already have a
profile on the UN system

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Deadline: 10th March 2020

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