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Programme Officer WHR and Governance

United Nations Pakistan

 
Job Details:
 
Industry: N.G.O./Social Services
Category: Programme
Total Position: 1
Job Type: Service Contract (SC)
Department: UNWOMEN
Job Location: Islamabad
Gender: Doesn't Matter
Minimum Education Masters
Degree Title: Masters Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and Social Sciences would be desirable
Career Level: SB-4
Minimum Experience: 3 Years(3 to 5 years of progressively responsible administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level.)
Work Permit: Pakistan
Apply By: Jun 18, 2012
Posted: Jun 4, 2012
   
 
Job Description:

Under the guidance of the Programme Specialist, the Programme Officer ensures effective delivery of the CO programme by entering and managing data and supporting programme implementation consistent with UN Women rules and regulations.

The Programme Officer can supervise clerical and support staff of the Programme Unit. The Programme Officer works in close collaboration with the operations, programme and projects’ staff in the CO and UN Women HQs as required for resolving complex finance-related issues and exchange of information.

  1. Supports formulation of programme strategies andimplementation of the Country Programme Action Plan focusing onachievement of the following results:

q Presentation of background information for formulation of country programme, draft project documents, work plans, budgets, proposals on implementation arrangements.

q Support in management of programme activities related to WHR and Governance (i.e. Elections Project and CEDAW monitoring and reporting)

  1. Provides effective support to management of the CO programmefocusing on the achievement of thefollowing results:

q UN Women participation in UN Reform

q Support Senior Management Team in UN Women corporate processes, fundraising and networking

  1. Provides administrative support to the Programme Unit focusing on achievement of

the following results:

q Assist in the overall implementation of the programme including technical and administrative mattersincludingpresentation of thoroughly researched information for formulation of country programme, preparation of project documents’ drafts, work plans, budgets, and proposals on implementation arrangements.Follow up on performance indicators/ success criteria, targets and milestones, preparation of reports. Analysis of the situation in programme, identification of operational and financial problems, development of solutions.

q Management of Programme’s Finances/Budget

q Documentation of programme activities and management of office records

q Comment on project documents as requested by Ministries/departments and international agencies.

4 . Supports resource mobilization focusing on achievement of the following results:

q Analysis of information on donors, preparation of donor’s profile.

q Track and reporting on mobilized resources. Review of contributions agreements.

q Catalyze partnerships and enable networking amongst stakeholders on gender issues in Pakistan to promote knowledge networking and sharing of information to ensure efficient resource utilization

5. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO focusing on achievement of the following results:

q Organization of trainings for the operations/ projects staff on programme.

q Synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in programme.

q Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

 
Skills Required
Education
Masters Degree in Business or Public Administration, Economics, Political Sciences and Social Sciences would be desirable, but it is not a requirement.

Education
3 to 5 years of progressively responsible administrative or programme experience is required at the national or international level. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems.

Language Requirement
Fluency in English and language of the duty station.
 
 
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