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  • Posted: Oct 1, 2022
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    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 Assistant, EVAW GBV/HIV

    Task description
    Under the direct supervision of EVAW G Team Leader, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

    • Provide technical support in development of programme strategies in EVAW and HIV in Kenya.
    • Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives.
    • Support in tracking all follow-ups required on resource mobilizations and partnership opportunities
    • Support in translation of priorities of the Strategic Note into programme interventions on EVAW & HIV
    • Identify areas for support and interventions related to the EVAW programme
    • Provide administrative support to Local Project Appraisal Committee (LPAC) meetings, preparation and review of required documents and follow-ups with programme teams for timely disbursements to partners
    • Provide technical support to the implementation and management of EVAW Programme.
    • Provide technical and administrative support in the preparation of AWPs, programme work plans, budgets, and proposals on programme implementation arrangements, including tracking the delivery of funds.
    • Support in the implementation of programme activities on EVAW and HIV specifically.
    • Support the coordination of the request for proposals, evaluations, organization of technical review committees, and capacity assessment of partners.
    • Review, feedback and monitor the submission of implementing partners’ financial and narrative reports
    • Provide technical assistance and capacity development to EVAW programme partners.
    • Provide technical support in developing and strengthening projects/ programmes in HIV
    • Maintain relationships with national partners implementing EVAW- HIV programme.
    • Participate in capacity assessment to identify capacity building needs of stakeholders and partners.
    • Provide technical inputs to the monitoring, learning and reporting of the EVAW pro-gramme.
    • Regularly monitor progress of implementation of activities including conducting field visits
    • Develop reports on monitoring missions, programme results, outputs and outcomes.
    • Prepare and give substantive inputs to the donor and UN Women reports on EVAW
    • Support track donor reporting deadlines, AWP, procurement plans, mid-term and annual reviews
    • Provide administrative support to the organization of training for the office staff and partners on programme and operations related issues.
    • Provide technical support to inter-agency in respect of HIV
    • Provide technical support through drafting of background reports and briefs for the Unit.
    • Represent UN Women in inter-agency coordination specifically the UBRAF co-sponsors related activities, meetings and events
    • Support track GEWE related international celebrations to alert communications and coordination colleagues ahead of time
    • Provide substantive inputs to on knowledge building and communication
    • Identify sources, gather and compile data and information for the preparation of documents, guidelines, speeches and position papers, in collaboration with the Programme team.
    • Organize and coordinate campaigns, events, trainings, workshops, and knowledge products.
    • Identify best practices and lessons learned to guide programme improvement and strategy planning.
    • Provide administrative support to the financial management of the EVAW Programme Unit
    • Create projects in Atlas, prepare budget revisions, revise project awards and status; and determine unutilized funds and the operational and financial close of a project.
    • Provide administrative support in monitoring and preparation of budget and the finances of programmes/projects, and in the preparation of FACE forms.
    • Prepare non-PO vouchers for development projects.
    • Process payment for consultants, as delegated.
    • Create requisitions in Atlas for development projects; register good receipts in Atlas.
    • Review to ensure all documents submitted for approval (SSAs, procurement, Tas, agreements etc) are in line with agreed checklists

    Required experience

    • 5 years of experience in programme management/ support.
    • Substantive knowledge of GBV and HIV programming, prior experience supporting such programs desirable
    • Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages.
    • Previous experience with the UN is an asset. · Experience in supporting a team and in the use of ATLAS is an asset.
    • Experience in liaising with government agencies and or donors is an asset

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