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  • Posted: Sep 28, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda,...
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    Programme Analyst

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of ending violence against women

    1. Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives;
    2. Identify areas for support and intervention related to the programme.

    Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the ending violence against women programme

    1. Provide technical inputs to the annual workplan and budget;
    2. Lead the implementation of programme activities;
    3. Lead the coordination of the call/request for proposals, including the organization of technical review committees, and capacity assessment of partners;
    4. Review, coordinate and monitor the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;
    5. Train partners on Results Based Management and monitor implementation.

    Provide technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners

    1. Coordinate and provide technical support in the implementation of programme activities; Develop technical knowledge products
    2. Maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the ending violence against women
    3. 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

    1. Monitor progress of implementation of activities and finances using results based management tools;
    2. Draft reports on monitoring missions, programme results s, outputs and outcomes;
    3. 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 ending violence against women

    1. Monitor budget implementation and make budget re-alignments/ revisions, as necessary;
    2. Provide substantive inputs to financial reports;
    3. Supervise Programme Associates and Assistant.

    Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies

    1. Provide substantive inputs to resource mobilization strategies; analyze and maintain information and databases;
    2. Prepare relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles;
    3. Participate in donor meetings and public information events, as delegated.

    Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on ending violence against women to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country

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

    Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts

    1. Develop background documents, briefs and presentations related to ending violence against women
    2. Coordinate and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;
    3. Coordinate the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on ending violence against women

    Key Performance Indicators         

    1.   Timely and quality inputs to programme development
    2.    Timely and quality implementation of Programme/Portfolio/ activities against set workplans, timelines, and budgets, in line with the Strategic Note
    3.  Timely and quality technical assistance
    4.  Quality and timely inputs to reporting
    5.  Strong relations with partners and stakeholders
    6. Enhanced best practices and lessons learned documented and circulated Competencies

    Core Values:

    1. Respect for Diversity
    2. Integrity
    3. Professionalism

    Core Competencies:

    1. Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
    2. Accountability
    3. Creative Problem Solving
    4. Effective Communication
    5. Inclusive Collaboration
    6. Stakeholder Engagement
    7. Leading by Example

    Functional Competencies

    1. Good programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills
    2. Good knowledge of Results Based Management
    3. Ability to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings and recommendations
    4. Good analytical skills
    5. Good knowledge of technical area
    6. Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising Required Skills and Experience

    Education and certification:

    1. Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women’s studies, international development, or a related field is required
    2. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
    3. A project/programme management certification would be an added advantage


    1. At least 6 years of progressively responsible work experience at the national or international level in design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects;
    2. Technical experience in Ending Violence Against Women and Girls, with special expertise in women access to justice
    3. Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset;
    4. Experience working in the UN System is an asset;
    5. Experience in leading/managing a team is an asset.

    Language Requirements:

    1.  Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required
    2. Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset;

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to UN Women on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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