Programme Officer (NOB) - Islamabad

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Industry:
N.G.O./Social Services
Category:
Project Management
Total Position:
1
Job Type:
Fixed Term ( First Shift (Day) )
Department:
UNWOMEN
Job Location:
Islamabad
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Social sciences, human rights, gender/women\'s studies, international development, or a related field is required
Career Level:
NOB
Minimum Experience:
2 Years(work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;)
Apply By:
May 30, 2018
Posted On:
May 16, 2018
Job Description

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.

 

Reporting to the Portfolio Manager EVAW, Governance and Human Rights,  the Programme Officer contributes to the effective management of UN Women programmes in the CO by providing substantive inputs to programme design, formulation, implementation and evaluation.  S/he 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.  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.     

 

Functions:

 

  1. Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of EVAW, Governance and Human Rights

 

  • Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives;

 

  • Identify areas for support and intervention related to the programme.

 

2.       Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the EVAW, Governance and Human Rights programme

·       Provide technical inputs to the annual workplan and budget;

·       Lead the implementation of programme activities;

·       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.

 

3.       Provide technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners

·       Coordinate and provide technical support in the implementation of programme activities;

4.    Maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the EVAW, Governance and Human Rights programme;

·       Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings to partners, as needed.

 

5.       Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project

·       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.

 

6.     Provide substantive technical inputs to the management of   people and finances of the EVAW, Governance and Human Rights programme

·       Monitor budget implementation and make budget re-alignments/ revisions, as necessary;

·       Provide substantive inputs to financial reports;

 

7.       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.

 

8.       Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on EVAW, Governance and Human Rights to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country

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

 

9.       Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts

·       Develop background documents, briefs and presentations related to EVAW, Governance and Human Rights;

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

·       Coordinate the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on EVAW, Governance and Human Rights.

 

Competencies:

 

Core Values:

  • Respect for Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism

 

Core Competencies:

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

Functional Competencies

·       Good programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills

·       Good knowledge of Results Based Management

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

·       Good analytical skills

·       Good knowledge of technical area

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

 

Education:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development, or a related field is required

 

Experience:

  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;

 

  • Experience in the EVAW, Governance and Human Rights is an asset;

 

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

 

Language Requirement:

  • Fluency in English and Urdu is required

 

Required Skills

Management

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