Job Title: Program Analyst, LEAP
Nations Volunteers (UNV)
Host Organization: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
The United Nations
Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through
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Job Summary: Reporting to Programme Management Specialist
Adjumani, and under the over all supervision of the UN Women Country
Representative, the Programme Officer contributes to the effective management
of the LEAP programme in the UN Women Adjumani Office by providing substantive
inputs to programme design, formulation, implementation, and evaluation. The
Programme Officer guides and facilitates the delivery of UN Women programmes by
monitoring results achieved during implementation and ensuring appropriate
application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.
The Programme Officer works in close collaboration with the programme and
operations team, UN Women HQ personnel, Government officials, multi and
bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme
implementation under portfolio.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
technically to the development of programme strategies in the LEAP Programme.
substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project
proposals and initiatives,
areas for support and intervention related to the programme.
technical support to the implementation and management of the LEAP Programme.
technical inputs to the annual workplan and budget,
implementation of programme activities,
of the call/request for proposals, including the organization of technical
review committees, and capacity assessment of partners,
coordinate and monitor the submission of implementing partner financial and
training of partners on Results Based Management and monitor implementation.
assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners.
and provide technical support in the implementation of the LEAP programme
activities; develop technical knowledge products,
and maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation and
expansion of the LEAP programme,
opportunities for capacity building of partners and facilitate technical/
programming support and trainings to partners, as needed.
inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project.
collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and the Programme
Specialist Humanitarian Action, – collect, compile, analyse and share periodic
data/ information on programme performance to inform continued programme
efficiency and effectiveness,
analytic and strategic inputs to the Country office plans to ensure the GE/HA
specific issues are effectively addressed,
and compile program activity information, evaluating progress toward
achievement of work plans and related program outcomes,
that aggregate reports are regularly prepared and submitted on time,
progress of implementation of activities and finances using results-based
reports on monitoring missions, programme results, outputs and outcomes,
substantive inputs to the preparation of donor and UN Women reports.
technical inputs to the management of people and finances of the LEAP
budget implementation and make budget re-alignments/ revisions, as necessary,
substantive inputs to financial reports.
inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies.
substantive inputs to resource mobilization strategies; analyze and maintain
information and databases,
relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing
notes, speeches, and donor profiles,
in donor meetings and public information events, as delegated.
support to inter-agency coordination on the LEAP Programme to achieve coherence
and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country.
substantive technical support to the Program Management Specialist on
inter-agency coordination related activities by drafting background reports and
inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts.
background documents, briefs and presentations related to the LEAP Programme,
and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops, and knowledge
the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on the
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant for the UN Volunteers Program Analyst, LEAP program job must hold a
Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women’s
studies, international development, or a related field is required.
first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of
qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university
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.
in promoting the mainstreaming of gender equality and women’s empowerment in
refugee response, disaster contexts and emergency situations is an asset.
of working in West Nile or Northern Uganda, including in refugee hosting
districts is an asset
coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.
expertise: Development programme management, Monitoring and evaluation, Gender
equality and the advancement of women
programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills.
knowledge of Results Based Management
to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions, and present findings
knowledge of IASC Guidelines on Gender in Humanitarian Action, Gender and Age
Markers SCR 1325, Sendai Framework on DRR, and CEDAW
to identify and analyze trends, opportunities, and threats to fundraising.
Level – Fluent
Age: 25 years and above
Competencies values: Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation,
Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity,
Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity,
Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
How to Apply:
All candidates who
wish to join the United Nations Volunteers UNV in this capacity should apply
online at the link below.
Deadline: 18th March 2021