Deadline: 6 December 2019
UN Women is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Analyst, Gender in Humanitarian Action and Disaster Risk Reduction in Suva, Fiji. The duration of this post is 1 year.
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The Programme Analyst will contributes to the effective management of UN Women programmes in the MCO by providing substantive inputs to programme design, formulation, implementation and evaluation.
UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.
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Key Job Responsibilities
The Programme Analyst will perform the following functions-
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- Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of gender and humanitarian action:
- Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives on gender equality programming in humanitarian action, including disaster preparedness, disaster risk reduction and early recovery activities to country offices in the Pacific region and climate change.
- Identify areas for support and intervention related to the programme.
- Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the gender and humanitarian programme:
- Provide technical inputs to the annual workplan and budget.
- Lead the implementation of programme activities including donor funded programmes.
- Lead the coordination of the call/request for proposals, including the organization of technical review committees, and capacity assessment of partners.
- Review, coordinate and monitor the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports.
- Provide technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners:
- Draft and implement tools and capacity-building training activities in the region to enhance stakeholders’ skill and knowledge of humanitarian systems on gender mainstreaming in disaster preparedness, risk reduction, humanitarian response and recovery.
- Coordinate and provide technical support in the implementation of programme activities.
- Maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the gender, humanitarian action programme.
- Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project:
- Monitor gender and humanitarian regional and country programme performance and track progress to assess impact and compliance with sustainable development goals and results-based performance indicators and to provide inputs to future programme orientation.
- Monitor the delivery status and prepare periodic written progress updates – both narrative and financial – in relation to the agreed work plan and implementation strategy.
- Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies:
- Provide substantive inputs to resource mobilization strategies; analyze and maintain information and databases.
- Draft inputs to relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles.
- Participate in donor meetings and public information events, as delegated.
- Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts:
- Promote the use and improvement of knowledge management mechanisms to share information about gender and humanitarian action related initiatives.
- Identify and Share lessons learnt, technical and strategic position papers, presentations, advisory and briefing notes, as needed.
Applicants must have:
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- Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women’s studies, international development, environmental studies or a related field is required.
- First-level university degree in combination with 2 additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
- Project/programme management certification would be an added advantage.
- At least 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building.
- Technical experience in the gender, disaster risk reduction and/or climate change.
- Experience working in humanitarian response as an asset.
- Experience working with civil society organizations and networks in the Pacific.
- Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
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