Programme Analyst, Women Peace and Security at UN Women, Bujumbura, Burundi

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Deadline: 12 February 2019

UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Analyst, Women Peace and Security in Bujumbura, Burundi. The duration of this post is 12 months.

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The Programme Analyst, Women Peace and Security is responsible for assisting in the planning and implementation of the WPS strategy, programmes and projects to increase awareness about gender equality and women’s empowerment.

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.

Key Job Responsibilities

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The Programme Analyst, Women Peace and Security will perform the following functions-

  • Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Women Peace and Security
    • Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives.
    • Identify areas for support and intervention related to the programme.
  • Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the Women Peace and Security programme
    • Provide technical inputs to the annual workplan and budge.
    • 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.
  • Provide technical assistance and capacity development to programme partners
    • Coordinate and provide technical support in the implementation of programme activities.
    • Develop technical knowledge products.
    • Maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the Women Peace and Security programme.
  • Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme
    • 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 technical inputs to the management of people and finances of the Women Peace and Security programme
    • Monitor budget implementation and make budget re-alignments/ revisions, as necessary.
    • Provide substantive inputs to financial reports.
  • 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.
  • Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on Women Peace and Security 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.
    • Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

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  • 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 year of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A project/programme management certification would be an added advantage.
  • At least 3 years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building.
  • At least 3 working years of experience in gender equality areas,
  • At least 3 working experience in the Women Peace and Security area.
  • At least 2 progressive years of experience in Women Governance, Leadership & Participation, peace building, community peace building in post conflict countries, humanitarian areas.
  • Experience in working in a computer environment using multiple office software packages.
  • Experience in supporting a team.
  • Experience in the use of ATLAS is an asset.
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.
  • Fluency in French and English is required.
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Burundi context is an asset.
  • Nationality of Burundi.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UN Women.

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