Job Opportunity at UN Women - Programme Analyst

Job Opportunity at UN Women - Programme Analyst

Background

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.

UN Women, in collaboration with the Government of Finland is implementing a four-year project titled ‘Strengthening women’s and girls’ meaningful participation, leadership, and economic rights, (WLER) at the local levels in Tanzania” (2022 – 2025). The project has the overarching goal of ensuring ‘ Women’s and girls’ meaningful participation, leadership and economic rights are strengthened at local levels in Tanzania’ aims to increase the number of women in leadership and decision making positions and their voices at the local government levels through promoting gender-responsive norms, behaviours and practices, strengthening capacities of women leaders, enhance collection and use of sex and disability responsive data and enhancing women’s economic rights including by piloting gender and disability transformative innovative measures such as care services, in line with the Government of Tanzania’s Generation Equality Commitments.

The project will enhance implementation of the United Republic of Tanzania’s commitments to gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) including the Generation Equality. It builds on the Women’s Leadership and Political Participation Project (Wanawake Wanaweza) Phase II (2017-2021) and Phase I (2014 – 2017) that identified discriminatory gender norms, behaviours and practices and lack of women’s economic opportunities as among the key barriers to women’s leadership at the local government levels. The project adopts a long-term action-based approach to advancing women’s leadership, meaningful participation, economic rights and, addressing the disproportionate share of unpaid care work by women and girls.

Reporting to the Programme Management Specialist, the Programme Analyst provides programme support to the effective management of UN Women programmes in the “Strengthening women’s and girls’ meaningful participation, leadership, and economic rights, (WLER) at the local levels in Tanzania’ by contributing in the programme design, formulation, implementation and evaluation. The Programme Analyst supports the delivery of UN Women programmes by analyzing results achieved during implementation and supporting appropriate application of systems and procedures. The Programme Analyst 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.

Programme Analyst Job Vacancy at UN Women

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of WLER
  • Provide technical inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives related to WLER
  • Provide technical support to the implementation and management of the WLER programme
  • Provide inputs to the annual workplan and budget as required.
  • Coordinate and monitor the implementation of programme activities.
  • Coordinate the call/request for proposals, including the organization of technical review committees, and capacity assessment of partners.
  • Review and coordinate the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports.
  • Train partners on Results Based Management.
  • Provide technical assistance and capacity development support to project/programme partners
  • Provide technical support to and technically oversee the implementation of programme activities with partners.
  • Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and coordinate and facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings to partners as needed.
  • Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project
  • Monitor progress on programme activity, results and indicators.
  • Monitor the implementation of proposals by responsible partners.
  • Provide inputs to quarterly reports, donor reports and other reports on outputs, results outputs and outcomes.
  • Provide technical inputs to the management of people and finances of WLER programme
  • Monitor budget implementation and programme activity expenditures and perform budget revisions when required.
  • Provide inputs to financial reports.
  • Oversee the work of Programme Associates and Assistants as needed.
  • Contribute to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies
  • Provide inputs to resource mobilization strategies; analyze and maintain information and databases.
  • Provide inputs to relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles.
  • Provide technical inputs to inter-agency coordination on WLER to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country
  • Provide technical support to the Programme Management Specialist, Representative and Deputy Representative on inter-agency coordination related activities by providing inputs to background reports and briefs.
  • Provide inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
  • Provide technical inputs to background documents, briefs and presentations related to WLER.
  • Coordinate and support the organization of advocacy activities and campaigns events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products.
  • Provide inputs to the development of knowledge management products on WLER.

Programme Analyst Job Vacancy at UN Women

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

  • Programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Knowledge of Results Based Management
  • Ability to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of gender equality and women’s empowerment with focus on women’s leadership and economic rights

Education And Certification

Required Skills and Experience

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/ women’s studies, international development, or a related field is required
  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A project/programme management certification (such as PMP®, PRINCE2®, or MSP®) would be an added advantage.

Experience

  • At least 1 year of relevant work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building.
  • Experience in area of gender equality and women’s empowerment, preferably on women’s leadership and economic rights.
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in English and Swahili is required.
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.

Submission Of Application

Please note that applications without a completed and signed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.

UN Women Personal History form (P-11) can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment .

UNWOMEN is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

The deadline for submitting the application is 17 June 2022.

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