Programme Manager at UN Women, New York, United States


Deadline: 15 May 2019

UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Manager – Unstereotype Alliance in New York, United States. The duration of this post is 1 year.

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The Programme Manager is responsible for the leadership, substantive coordination and overall management of the above programme for results, working together with UN Women Offices in at HQ, Region and Country Offices Region, other UN agencies as well as UA members and partners.

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

Key Job Responsibilities

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The Programme Manager will perform the following functions-

  • Lead the programme development and management of the UA Programme:
    • Lead the development of the programme, including the design and formulation and consultation.
    • Manage the implementation of the Programme as per the Programme Document.
    • Develop and implement annual workplan, budget and reports.
  • Oversee the monitoring and reporting of the programme:
    • Ensure that all programming is monitored, reviewed and evaluated, including the proper application of a monitoring system to track progress on program results and indicators.
    • Review and write quarterly reports and donor reports.
    • Manage the preparation of donor and UN Women reports.
  • Manage the people and financial resources of the programme:
    • Monitor the programme budget.
    • Optimize the use of programme resources in compliance with organizational rules.
    • Review and financial reports and ensure regular reporting.
  • Establish partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies:
    • Identify, develop and implement resource mobilization opportunities.
    • Determine programmatic areas of cooperation, based on strategic goals of UN Women and donors’ priorities.
    • Establish partnerships, draft agreements and monitor their implementation.
  • Lead advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts:
    • Represent UN Women in meetings and policy dialogues on issues related to UA.
    • Manage and coordinate across the region and country roll out of the UA programme.
    • Lead the development of knowledge management strategies and methodologies and products.

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 years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development projects.
  • Technical experience in thematic area.
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.
  • Experience working in the UN System is an asset.
  • Experience in leading/managing a team.
  • Fluency in English is required and in other languages an advantage.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UN Women.

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