Deadline: 12 April 2021
UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Analyst, Programme Management Office in New York, United States.
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Programme Analyst, Programme Management Office will perform the following functions-
- Provide coordination and analytical support to the Programme Management Office (PMO):
- Gather, compile and analyze information from UN Women offices globally in the area of project/programme management.
- Ensure that all information is provided and managed in a consistent and organized manner.
- Provide data analytics, information and knowledge management support:
- Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of targeted project/programme proposals and initiatives, as well as annual workplans and budgets (including for the PMO).
- Maintain appropriate information and documentation and establish and manage a tracking and monitoring system for PMO interventions.
- Provide coordination and stakeholder support to internal and external clients:
- Maintain relationships and liaise with offices, including Regional Offices, Country Offices and HQ staff on project/programme management issues and ensure a smooth exchange of information and data, implementation and work planning in support of optimized organizational delivery.
- Coordinate training schemes and managing relevant materials:
- Provide technical inputs and analysis for the development and refreshment of training materials on project/programme management.
- Liaise with key institutional and external parties, such as other UN agencies, the Project Management Institute (PMI), Axelos, and academia to obtain or maintain relevant certifications and recognizance of UN Women PM Training materials, and to stay abreast of key issues and developments.
Applicant must have:
- Master’s Degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women’s studies, international development, or a related field is required.
- University Degree in combination with 2 additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced University Degree.
- PRINCE2® Foundation and/or Managing Successful Programmes Foundation (MSP®) certification is desired.
- PRINCE2® Practitioner and/or Project Management Professional (PMP®) or Managing Successful Programmes Practitioner (MSP®) certification is strongly desired.
- 2 year’s progressively responsible experience in international/regional organizations and project/programme management.
- International development work preferably focused on, or strongly involving gender equality at national, regional and international levels.
- Prior experience in the UN System is an asset.
- Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.
- Fluency in English, both oral and written.
- Proficiency in other UN languages is an advantage.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UN Women.