Deadline: 25 February 2020
UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Management Specialist – Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund in Kampala, Uganda. The duration of this post is 1 year.
The Programme Management Specialist will be responsible for overseeing the management, development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund in Africa.
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Key Job Responsibilities
The Programme Management Specialist will perform the following functions-
- Manage the programmatic development for the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund in Uganda and other WPHF countries in Africa:
- Provide overall programme advisory support to the WPHF programme in Africa, including the launch of the Fund, the setup of its National Steering Committees and the launch and management of the calls for proposals.
- Provide strategic and specialized technical advice on the development of systems, processes and mechanisms to support programme planning, implementation, monitoring and progress reporting.
- Review and evaluate proposals and oversee the preparation of donor proposals and reports.
- Manage the monitoring and reporting for the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund in Africa:
- Recommend and establish programme monitoring standards, criteria, and other indicators for measuring and assessing progress / results.
- Manage the monitoring of progress by civil society partners against mutually agreed results frameworks and performance indicators.
- Gather information and prepare reports on progress of WPHF programme implementation for WPHF Secretariat and donors; prepare technical reports.
- Provide technical support to the implementation of the Women’s Peace and Humanitarian Fund in Africa:
- Ensure the organization of annual meetings of the WPHF national steering committees in countries.
- Analyze and ensure alignment of project budgets with logical framework matrices and work plans.
- Ensure programme quality control with partner civil society organizations and identification of potential challenges.
- Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies:
- Develop and implement partnerships with civil society partners and key stakeholders such as Governments, UN entities, women’s movements and donor community, as well as Spotlight stakeholders in country.
- Ensure effective information flow, communication and coordination between offices, programmes and projects.
- Support knowledge sharing between different partner civil society organizations and movement building.
- Manage knowledge building and sharing efforts:
- Manage the process of identifying and synthesizing of best practices and lessons learned that are directly linked to the implementation of the programme and contribute to their global dissemination.
- Develop, coordinate and provide training and capacity building plan for WPHF partners in countries, in coordination with the WPHF Secretariat knowledge management analyst.
Applicants must have:
- Master’s Degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Political Science, Development, Public Administration, Gender is required.
- First-Level University Degree in combination with 2 additional year’s of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- Project/ Programme management certification would be an added advantage.
- At least 5 year’s of progressively responsible experience in programme management, including programme design, programme coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building.
- Experience in working in a gender / women, peace and security or humanitarian related area is an asset.
- Experience in setting priorities, budgets, work plans, participating in programme development and programme writing.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Working knowledge of French is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
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