Programme Analyst – Ending Violence Against Women – UNDP – Hanoi

Programme Analyst – Ending Violence Against Women – UNDP – Hanoi

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the areas of EVAW
  • 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 EVAW programme portfolio
  • Coordinate the development of the annual workplans and budgets;
  • 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;
  • Review, coordinate and monitor the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;
  • Train partners on Results Based Management and monitor implementation.
  • Provide technical assistance, policy advisory, and capacity development support to project/programme partners
  • Coordinate and provide technical support and policy advice in the implementation of programme activities;
  • Maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the EVAW programmes;
  • Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings to partners as needed.
  • Provide technical inputs to programme/ project activities through monitoring and reporting
  • Monitor progress of implementation of activities and finances using results based management tools;
  • Draft reports on monitoring missions, programme results s, outputs and outcomes;
  • Lead the preparation of donor and UN Women reports for the responsible programme portfolio.
  • Provide substantive inputs to the management of finances
  • Monitor budget implementation and make budget re-alignments/ revisions as necessary;
  • Provide substantive inputs to financial reports;
  • Contribute to building strategic 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, speeches, donor profiles;
  • Development of partnerships with the UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society based on strategic goals of UN Women and country needs.
  • Participate in donor meetings and public information events, as delegated.
  • Contribute to inter-agency coordination to achieve a coherent and aligned presence for EVAW in Vietnam
  • Provide substantive technical support to the Representative and Programme Specialist on inter-agency coordination related activities by drafting background reports and briefs.
  • Participate in inter-agency coordination groups related to EVAW to promote partnerships and coordination.
  • Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
  • Develop background documents, briefs and presentations related to EVAW;
  • Coordinate and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;
  • Coordinate knowledge management and development of knowledge and communication products on EVAW.
  • Act as resource person/speaker on EVAW in external events, when assigned

Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women’s studies, international development, or a related field
Experience
  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building in the area of gender equality and women’s empowerment
  • Experience working on Women’s Human Rights, gender equality and EVAW is an asset
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset
Language Requirements
  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese is required
  • Knowledge of other UN official working language is an asset.
Closing date for applications 29 December 2019 before midnight.

Programme Specialist – Gender-Based Violence – UNFPA – Myitkyina, Myanmar

Programme Specialist – Gender-Based Violence – UNFPA – Myitkyina, Myanmar

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

Partnerships and Coordination
  • Lead multi-sectoral GBV coordination under the Protection Working Groups in Kachin and provide regular oversight and support for GBV Coordination in northern Shan state, in close coordination with the UNFPA Programme Specialist, GBV (Yangon), Protection and Child Protection working groups as well as other civil society networks and groups.
  • Work in close collaboration with the relevant government counterparts, the chairs of the various working groups/clusters, and other stakeholders to strengthen and facilitate inter-agency, multi-sectoral
  • GBV prevention and response interventions at regional and township level;
  • Support Government led coordination on Gender and Women’s Empowerment including violence against women, which will include facilitating stronger coordination between Government Departments as well as coordinating and facilitating strengthened relationships between civil society organizations and Government.
  • Represent UNFPA at the Protection Working Groups, Coordination meetings including the Area Humanitarian Coordination Team Meeting and relevant sector clusters/working groups at the State level. • Provide technical support in developing and implementing a multi-sectoral and coordinated GBV prevention and response programmes to include referral and reporting mechanisms, information sharing, coordination, and monitoring/evaluation.
  • Ensure the coordination and integration between all components of the Women and Girls First Programme and other programmes, funded by EU and other donors, in Kachin and Northern Shan, in particular the integration between GBV, Gender, SRHR, MHPSS, Youth Programming, Peace Building and Development;
  • Work in close partnerships with other sectors and the protection working group, to ensure GBV and protection is mainstreamed across all sectors and clusters in the humanitarian response;
  • Facilitate partnerships across women’s groups, IDP groups, men’s and youth groups to increase knowledge and awareness of GBV, MHPSS, Gender and SRHR to support increased leadership and participation in community decision making.
  • Advise linkages between humanitarian, peace building and development coordination structures and actors to support creation of opportunities.
  • Establish linkages between existing Gender, SRHR and HIV programmes to ensure synergies between programmes and maximize programme impact.
Technical Support and Programming
  • Coordinate, support and manage the coherent and effective implementation of the GBV components of UNFPA’s humanitarian response activities, using a results-based approach incorporating creativity, innovation, and responsiveness to the needs, and thorough monitoring and reporting.
  • Provide technical support to the sub-office in Myitkyina and project office in Lashio, country office, the UN and other partners aimed at capacity building and institutional strengthening.
  • Build knowledge and practices in relation to GBV response and prevention programming, MHPSS, gender and SRHR in Kachin and northern Shan States, including a focus on male and youth engagement.
  • Provide technical support to implementing partners for the development, scale up and roll out of GBV prevention programmes including male engagement and SASA!.
  • Assist in writing proposals as well as donor reports and engaging in resource mobilization efforts.
  • Provide overall coordination, design and monitoring of UNFPA’s humanitarian and GBV programming in Kachin and northern Shan States.
  • In line with WHO’s Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Researching, Documenting and Monitoring Sexual Violence in Emergencies, consolidate existing assessments on the GBV situation and/or work with relevant agencies and the displaced and host populations to conduct relevant participatory analyses of GBV.
  • Provide technical support to the implementation of the GBVIMS in Kachin and northern Shan including support for data collection, collation, analysis and utilization.
  • Lead development of relevant advocacy and policy documents to address GBV and broader gender issues through various key partners.
  • As head of sub-office, contribute to provide leadership and coordination support to UNFPA’s humanitarian assistance in Kachin and northern Shan States.
  • Participate in relevant humanitarian planning and programming, as necessary, including contingency planning, Humanitarian Response Plan and other emergency appeal mechanism and recovery processes and documents.
  • Initiate and implement strategic positioning of UNFPA programming to meet outcomes under humanitarian, peace-building and development interventions.
Capacity Building
  • Lead development of training material suitable to meet the needs of partners and organizations across Kachin and northern Shan States.
  • Support development of IEC material in line with international best practices, including field testing.
  • Coordinate and facilitate training sessions on GBV in emergencies for government and nongovernment actors, such as health care providers, community services officers, security personnel, the IDP population, women groups, youth groups and peace groups, etc.
  • Provide technical support to other sectors to ensure adequate mainstreaming and inclusion of GBV related issues, and protection in coordination with the Protection Working Group.
  • Support capacity development of women’s, men’s and youth groups to enable them to participation in decision making within their communities, particularly in relation  to GBV, Gender and SRHR
  • Support development of capacity building strategies to ensure both linkages between GBV, Youth and SRHR but also across humanitarian, peace building and development spectrums of intervention.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
  • Analyze and report on program and project progress in terms of achieving results, using existing monitoring and evaluation tools and introducing new mechanisms and systems; identify constraints and resource deficiencies, and recommend corrective action.
  • Supervise preparation by implementing partners of annual and other periodic work plans and monitors and evaluates progress according to the Project monitoring plan, including contracts with UNFPA partners towards projected program results; and document and apply lessons learnt to close the gaps.
  • Organize quarterly review meetings with UNFPA implementing partners to track progresses, identify any challenge and suggest way forwards.
  • Monitor projects expenditures and disbursements to ensure delivery is in line with approved project budgets and to realize targeted delivery levels; and coordinate timely delivery of quality project and financial reporting and ensures adequacy with finance and activities.
  • Undertake regular monitoring missions and meetings with relevant actors including project partners in assessing the GBV trends, patterns and advise on the prevention and response strategies.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Management responsibilities
  • Manage the sub-offices in Myitkyina and Lashio
  • Ensure full awareness and adherence to all organizational policies (travel, vehicle, procurement, human resources, etc).
  • Liaise with the Operations Manager, the Humanitarian Response Specialist, Deputy Representative and Assistant Representative and relevant programme units in the UNFPA Country Office in Yangon to strengthen Country Office support to field based office and staff.
  • Administrative oversight including: development of travel plans, certification of TAs and petty cash expenditure, review of monthly attendance and leave records, among others (where applicable and feasible).
  • Ensure organizational equipment and assets are maintained and used in accordance with UNFPA policies and business practice.
  • Support supervisees to develop Performance Appraisal and Development plans and provide regular feedback and support to facilitate professional development of staff; and ensure their safety and wellbeing.

Qualifications and Experience

Education
  • Advanced University degree in social work or other social sciences, public/community health, gender, legal advice as it relates to gender and GBV, and development or related field;
Knowledge and Experience
  • At least 5 years of increasingly responsible relevant professional experience, including experience in programme management, including large multi-sectoral projects, designing and appraising proposals and actively liaising with relevant and potential project partners;
  • Knowledge of gender issues in development, particularly GBV, including relevant international human rights standards;
  • Understanding of male engagement and behavior change approaches including familiarity with SASA! strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of reproductive health, HIV and protection issues in humanitarian and post-conflict recovery settings preferred;
  • Prior training in gender and GBV issues and their application in humanitarian, conflict, recovery and development settings;
  • Experience in utilizing the following internationals tools and systems: GBV Standard Operating Procedures; GBV Information Management System; IASC GBV Guidelines; IASC Gender Handbook; GBV Minimum Standards; GBV Coordination Handbook; WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Researching, Documenting and Monitoring Sexual Violence in Emergencies; the global Essential Services
  • Package for Women and Girls;
  • Operational and advocacy experience implementing UNSC resolutions on Women Peace and
  • Security (1325, 1820, 1888, 1889 and 1960, 2265) and Youth, Peace and Security (2250);
  • Experience in implementing MHPSS interventions and prior experience in counselling and psychosocial support will be an asset;
  • Demonstrated management and oversight experience with capacity to lead diverse teams, strongly preferred;
Languages
  • Fluency in English is required; Working knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French and/or Spanish, is desirable.
Closing date for applications 24 December 2019 before midnight.

Junior Programme Officer – ITU – Geneva, Switzerland

Junior Programme Officer – ITU – Geneva, Switzerland

Duties / Responsibilities

Under the supervision of Head of the Project Support Division, and in close consultation with the Head of the Communications and Promotion Service, the incumbent assists in the development of activities and products relevant to the BDT Youth programme. To this end, the incumbent performs the following duties:

  • Develops and assists in the implementation of a plan to promote the outcomes of the Future casters Summit, linked to the BDT Youth activities.
  • Assists in the development and organization of activities to support the work of BDT on Youth in 2020.
  • Develops a plan to organize BDT Youth activities during Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) 2020 and assists in their organization.
  • Performs other duties related to BDT Youth activities, as requested.

Qualifications required

Education

University degree in public relations, project management, economics, or a related field OR education in a reputed college of advanced education, with a diploma of equivalent standard to that of a university degree in one of the fields above.

Experience

At least one year of experience in public relations, project management. An advanced university degrees in related fields can be considered as a substitute for one year of working experience.

Languages

Fluency in oral and written English is a requirement. Knowledge of French is an additional advantage

Closing date for applications 23 December 2019 before midnight.

Programme Associate – UNFPA – Tunis, Tunisia

Programme Associate – UNFPA – Tunis, Tunisia

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Facilitates contacts and promotes information sharing/exchange between IPs and Programme staff on the issues related to implementation of SRH and GBV intervention and activities. This includes follow up on sharing, documentation and keeping of technical and financial reports, best practices and lessons learnt to inform future programming.
  • Contributes to the preparation, implementing and monitoring of the SRH/ GBV projects/programmes and the country programme work at large;
  • Reviews and process in collaboration with Finance Unit, advance requests by IPs and ensures all expenditure are in line with UNFPA polices and procedure and the agreed annual work plan (AWP).
  • Reviews Implementing Partners’ (IPs) financial supporting documents and ensure all expenditures are fairly presented, and proceed with liquidation process.
  • Follow up the payments process with the UNFPA Finance Unit to ensure that cheques and transfers are ready and received by IPs on timely manner.
  • Ensures proper management of the programme and office filing and archiving systems;
  • Applying UNFPA rules, regulations and procedures especially those related to the Harmonized Approach to Cash Transfer (HACT) and inventory management;
  • Update data related to UNFPA partners in the system including agreements and vendor profile in collaboration with the operations team;
  • Create, update, review and cancel payment requests (Face forms) in close collaboration with UNFPA partners;
  • Create and submit Work plan Progress Report in close collaboration with UNFPA partners;
  • Identify sources, and gather and compile data and information for the preparation of documents, guidelines, and papers;
  • Assembling briefing materials and prepare power-point and other presentations for the technical and programme team members;
  • Organizing, compiling and processing information from donors, Regional Offices, and country offices, as inputs to various databases and documents;
  • Providing effective support to management of the CO programme: creation of projects in Atlas (UNFPA automated system), preparation of budget revisions, determination of utilized funds, operational and financial closure of projects; and preparation and follow up on audit exercises of NEX (national execution) projects;
  • Handling secretarial and administrative work, including but not limited to: creation and follow up of requisitions in Atlas; processing of minor procurement of goods and services; organize, follow up, and provide logistic support on events, workshops, etc.
  • Organizes meetings/appointments for supervisor and arrange consultation schedules for officials visiting CO;
  • Support other programme-related activities as required by the programme supervisor and the CO management;
  • Liaises closely with the UNFPA team to ensure timely and high quality implementation of project activities, sharing of knowledge and information, proper monitoring, and adjustments to project strategies based on learning as the project proceeds
  • Maintains a detailed overview of work plan implementation, next steps and requirements, and follows up as necessary with project team members to ensure smooth implementation and to remove obstacles.
  • Support in preparing timely donor briefing, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Within the framework of the EU-funded project to advance nursing and midwifery in Libya, ensure organization of the meetings (steering and technical committee), support in organizing missions to Tripoli for international staff and consultants, as well as missions for Libyan and international staff to and outside Libya and contribute to the implementation of spotchecks to partners in Tripoli.
  • Perform any other duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience

Education
  • Completed Secondary Level Education required.
  • First level university degree in public administration, finance, economics other social sciences related disciplines is desirable.
Knowledge and Experience
  • Minimum of 6 years’ of relevant experience particularly in providing general support on information management, research, basic financial and program monitoring; and administration, previous experience in the UN is an advantage;
  • Knowledge of program and project management processes, especially experience in population and development-related projects management
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Mastery of computer software related to spreadsheet, data base, visual presentations and data processing. Hands on skills in ATLAS, Word, Excel, and Power-Point are assets.
Languages
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and Arabic
Closing date for applications 22 December 2019 before midnight.

Earth Explorers Programme Manager – ESA – Noordwijk

Earth Explorers Programme Manager – ESA – Noordwijk

Under the direct authority of the Head of Projects Department, the Earth Explorers Programme Manager is responsible for overall management of approved Earth Explorer missions up to and including launch and in-orbit verification. You may also on an ad hoc basis be asked to manage other missions such as Earth Watch and/or those carried out by Member States at national level where ESA is asked to provide management and technical assistance.

Main Duties

  • leading teams responsible for design and implementation of space segment of approved Earth observation missions under your responsibility, up to and including launch and in-orbit commissioning;
  • providing direction, technical and resource planning and ensuring monitoring of project progress;
  • ensuring and endorsing consolidation of the final programmatic framework of future missions to be implemented under your responsibility (Cost-at-Completion, schedule, procurement, geo return);
  • ensuring approved mission requirements are implemented within the agreed schedule and established Cost-at-Completion;
  • monitoring project risks, proposing and implementing mitigation measures;
  • interfacing with industry as needed in supporting project teams;
  • interfacing on technical and programmatic issues with Member States;
  • implementing ESA industrial policy for elements under your responsibility;
  • developing and motivating staff members by assessing performance, encouraging learning and development, delegating responsibilities and providing regular and constructive feedback;
  • encouraging synergy across project teams and creating a sense of unity and purpose between teams and across ESA, recognising team successes;
  • dealing effectively with sensitive or difficult situations, liaising with Human Resources as required;
  • ensuring a long-term strategic view is taken for the Programme, effectively communicating the strategy and vision.

You will be assisted by Project Managers and by the Project Control, Management Support  and System Support functions.

You will liaise closely with the Director, other programmes, Departments and Offices within the Directorate, drawing on the support of other ESA Directorates.

Education

  • Applicants should have a Master’s degree or equivalent qualification in engineering or physics.

Additional requirements

  • Provide strategic direction to individuals and teams and relate team objectives to the overall and evolving organisational goals and context;
  • Anticipate problems, solve complex issues and relate situations to their context as well as to support others (team members, senior management, other stakeholders) in this process;
  • Experience of managing managers and managing large project development.
Closing date for applications 03 January 2020 before midnight.

Programme Coordinator – UNWomen – Balkh

Programme Coordinator – UNWomen – Balkh

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate the Programme with the relevant thematic areas for the region
  • Coordinate the overall Programme work plan development and implementation according to Strategic Note/ programme document at the field office
  • Gather inputs and coordinate the preparation of work-plans, periodic narrative progress reports and expenditures status reports to the Programme teams and UN Women management;
  • Establish effective systems for project planning, implementation and monitoring, in collaboration with partners at the field level, and in coordination with the Programme team leads;
  • Record and maintain documents on relevant Programme activities, issues, and risks.
Guide coordination with provincial partners and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate relationships with provincial partners to support implementation and expansion of the UN women Programmes/Portfolio at local level, raise potential problems and suggest solutions;
  • Identify capacity building needs and support partners through technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives, as needed.
Coordinate the monitoring and reporting on the Programmes implementation at the Provincial level
  • Gather and compile all information necessary for monitoring and reporting on programmes and projects at the sub national level, to inform overall planning to the evaluation stages;
  • Monitor the implementation of activities and the expenditure of funds; conduct regular monitoring visits within the province, and region, as required;
  • Provide inputs to annual and quarterly reports as well as to donor reports; coordinate the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports
  • Provide inputs to thematic areas on programme activities and results with the province and region and submission Country Office, in Kabul.
Manage people and finances of the thematic area programme
  • Coordinate development and preparation of financial resources of the programme including budgeting and budget revisions, and expenditure tracking and reporting;
  • Monitor the allocation and disbursement of funds to participating partners;
  • Supervise Programme Associate and other office Assistants.
Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
  • Provide inputs to the development of partnerships and resource mobilization strategies.
Advocate and facilitate knowledge building and management and communication
  • Document the programme implementation process and products;
  • Contribute to the exchange of information and provide inputs to the development of knowledge products internally and externally of the programme;
  • Coordinate the organization of major advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products at local level.

Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in public administration, law, human rights, gender equality, management, social sciences or other related areas 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.
Experience
  • At least 4 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in managing complex and multi-component programme interventions with national partners, preferably related to thematic area;
  • Experience in coordinating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development programmes and projects is an asset;
  • Experience and understanding of local context particularly in Balkh and surrounding provinces will be of added advantage.
Language Requirements
  • Fluency in English and Dari /Pashtu is required;
  • Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.
Closing date for applications 15 December 2019 before midnight.

Programme Coordinator – UNWomen – Bamyan

Programme Coordinator – UNWomen – Bamyan

Duties and Responsibilities

Coordinate the Programme with the relevant thematic areas for the region
  • Coordinate the overall Programme work plan development and implementation according to Strategic Note/ programme document at the field office
  • Gather inputs and coordinate the preparation of work-plans, periodic narrative progress reports and expenditures status reports to the Programme teams and UN Women management;
  • Establish effective systems for project planning, implementation and monitoring, in collaboration with partners at the field level, and in coordination with the Programme team leads;
  • Record and maintain documents on relevant Programme activities, issues, and risks.
Guide coordination with provincial partners and other stakeholders
  • Coordinate relationships with provincial partners to support implementation and expansion of the UN women Programmes/Portfolio at local level, raise potential problems and suggest solutions;
  • Identify capacity building needs and support partners through technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives, as needed.
Coordinate the monitoring and reporting on the Programmes implementation at the Provincial level
  • Gather and compile all information necessary for monitoring and reporting on programmes and projects at the sub national level, to inform overall  planning to the evaluation stages;
  • Monitor the implementation of activities and the expenditure of funds; conduct regular monitoring visits within the province, and region, as required;
  • Provide inputs to annual and quarterly reports as well as to donor reports; coordinate the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports
  • Provide inputs to thematic areas on programme activities and results with the province and region and submission Country Office, in Kabul.
Manage people and finances of the thematic area programme
  • Coordinate development and preparation of financial resources of the programme including budgeting and budget revisions, and expenditure tracking and reporting;
  • Monitor the allocation and disbursement of funds to participating partners;
  • Supervise Programme Associate and other office Assistants.
Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
  • Provide inputs to the development of partnerships and resource mobilization strategies.
Advocate and facilitate knowledge building and management and communication
  • Document the programme implementation process and products;
  • Contribute to the exchange of information and provide inputs to the development of knowledge products internally and externally of the programme;
  • Coordinate the organization of major advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products at local level.

Required Skills and Experience

Education and certification
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in public administration, law, human rights, gender equality, management, social sciences or other related areas 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.
Experience
  • At least 4 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in managing complex and multi-component programme interventions with national partners, preferably related to thematic area;
  • Experience in coordinating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development programmes and projects is an asset;
  • Experience and understanding of local context particularly in Bamyan and surrounding provinces will be of added advantage.
Language Requirements
  • Fluency in English and Dari /Pashtu is required;
  • Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.
Closing date for applications 15 December 2019 before midnight.

Senior Programme Specialist (Education) – Dakar, Senegal

Senior Programme Specialist (Education) – Dakar, Senegal

  • Provide intellectual, strategic and operational leadership to the education team; Coordinate the conceptualization, development and implementation of education activities across various education programme clusters of the office.
  • Lead analytical work, research and collaborative efforts to develop viable solutions and programme outcomes that address regional and national priorities and fulfil UNESCO and UN objectives.
  • Develop policies and innovative strategies in pursuit of SDG4 in the region; Ensure UNESCO leadership, coordination and monitoring of SDG4-Education 2030 in the region; Align/integrate projects and programmes with other UNESCO and UN projects and programmes; Design and lead resource mobilization to support programme implementation.
  • Provide policy advice and technical support to Member States in their education reform; Plan and execute regular programmes and extra-budgetary projects in response to regional and national strategies, including regional policy dialogue on education in the context of global issues.
  • Influence outcomes, policies and strategies developed by the Office; Ensure that relevant internal and external stakeholders receive prompt updates on programmes, projects, resources and partnerships.
  • Represent the Office and education programmes and projects to the public, donors and throughout the UN System, nurturing high-level partnerships, sponsorships and collaboration; Enable the efficient carrying out of joint programmes and projects.

Required Qualifications

Education
  • Advanced university degree (Master or equivalent) in Education, Economics, Social Sciences or related fields.
Work Experience
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible relevant professional experience in the field of education, of which at least 5 years  at the international level.
  • Proven experience in development, implementation and evaluation of programmes/projects related to education.
  • Experience in results-based management, including planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience in fund-raising and resource mobilization.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading and managing staff and teams.
Skills and competencies
  • Demonstrated ability to establish partnerships and to ensure a high level coordination and cooperation among relevant stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to establish plans and priorities as well as implementing them effectively.
  • Excellent judgment and decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to participate effectively in high-level negotiations with internal and external partners.
Languages
  • Excellent knowledge of French or English and good knowledge of the other language.

Desirable Qualifications

Education
  • Advanced university degree (Ph.D) or equivalent.
  • Statistics and ICT conversant background.
Skills and competencies
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following fields: pedagogy, teacher education, gender equality, curriculum planning, or economics of education.
Closing date for applications 19 December 2019 before midnight.

Programme Specialist (Education) – UNESCO – Abuja

Programme Specialist (Education) – UNESCO – Abuja

Overview of the functions of the post

Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Education, the authority of the Director of Abuja Office, UNESCO’s Multi-Sectoral Regional Office for West Africa, and the immediate supervision of the Senior Education Programme Specialist, the incumbent will:

  • Coordinate the education programmes and projects planning, development, implementation, operation and follow-up.
  • Provide intellectual, strategic and operational assistance with pertinent and timely responses to demands for UNESCO services and inputs in a coordinated and complementary manner.
  • Advice the Office on the most appropriate way to integrate regional, sub regional and countries concerns in UNESCO’s education strategies, policies, programmes and projects, recognizing also the crucial role that National Commissions play in advising UNESCO field offices on national priorities related to education.
  • Facilitate consultations with line ministries, mobilize national expertise, and advocate to national and regional authorities the Organization’s norms, standards and priorities.
  • Prepare extra budgetary proposals in Education for additional resources for the Office and Sub-region.
  • Follow-up budget and financial situation, reporting status and raising potential issues with managers.
  • Identify prospective donors and actively participate in such meetings.

Required Qualifications

Education
  • Advanced University degree (equivalent to Masters level) in Education, Social Sciences or other related fields.
Work Experience
  • A minimum of 4 years of professional experience in the field of education, of which preferably 2 years in international level.
  • Proven experience in developing, operating and monitoring Education programmes.

Skills and competencies

  • Excellent coordinating, organizating and planning skills.
  • Building effective partnerships between teams and stakeholders, inside and outside the organization.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and persuasively, orally and in writing, with ability to draft clear and concise reports/documents
  • Ability to work in a team and to maintain effective working relationships in multi-cultural environment.
  • Demonstrated Fund-raising and resource mobilization skills
Languages
  • Excellent knowledge of French and working knowledge of English.

Desirable Qualifications

Work Experience
  • Experience in implementing programme and projects at least in one of the following domains will be an asset: Literacy and Non-Formal Education (NFE), gender, Early Childhood Development (ECD).
Languages
  • Knowledge of another official language of UNESCO (Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish).
  • Working knowledge of Portuguese will be an asset.
Closing date for applications 18 December 2019 before midnight.

Programme Officer (WASH) – IOM – Juba, South Sudan

Programme Officer (WASH) – IOM – Juba, South Sudan

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Support the WASH Programme Coordinator in the development and implementation of the overall WASH strategy for IOM in the country.
  • Supervise the technical components of the WASH Programme (Including but not limited to: Static Projects (Emergency and Early Recovery); WASH Mobile Response (Emergency Preparedness and Response – EPnR); WASH Core Pipeline; Cluster Coordination and GBV mainstreaming and response), ensuring the implementation of the required activities for the successful completion of the different projects activities, following closely the donors’ requirements and the directions of the Programme Coordinator (WASH).
  • Ensure that all the WASH projects meet their intended scope, time, quality and budget. Notify in a timely manner of any change request pertinent and take action to address any delay or workaround required for timely completion of activities.
  • Support the Programme Coordinator (WASH) in the financial management of projects to guarantee alignment with internal and donor requirements. Ensure that the budget lines are respected, monitor burn rates for the effective use of the funds, and provide financial and administrative backstopping to projects.
  • Prepare and/or review technical specifications, BoQs, drawings of the WASH infrastructure planned to be implemented as necessary in order to guarantee quality of the output and alignment to international and national standards and donor requirements.
  • Monitor the implementation of all projects, remotely and through regular visits to the areas of operation, ensuring that the Project WASH Officers are properly utilizing the resources made available in order to effectively provide services to the beneficiaries.
  • Manage contracts with service providers or implementing partners. Work closely with the administrative units of IOM to ensure adequate contracts management, close out procedures and final payments to the contractors.
  • Ensure an effective and active communication with all the relevant stakeholders. Prepare and submit regular progress reports to the Programme Coordinator (WASH) and stakeholders indicating progress, constraints and requirements for completion in the various projects across South Sudan.
  • Supervise directly all WASH Project Officers. Support the efforts of the WASH Programme Coordinator to provide adequate and relevant capacity building to all the members of the team. Coach and mentor the staff under direct supervision.
  • Ensure that any needed operational agreement or authorization from the local authorities is convened to guarantee project stability and good relations with the local government.
  • Coordinate with Programme Support Unit to provide the necessary information and documentation for project development and reporting.
  • Ensure the mainstreaming of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), Accountability to the Affected Populations (AAP) and other cross cutting issues related aspects in every phase of the implementation of the WASH activities in close coordination with the Protection officer, GBV officers and WASH Project Officers.
  • Act as the Deputy Programme Coordinator (WASH) and substitute him/her in case of leave or absence.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education
  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Public Health or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.
Experience
  • Experience in the implementation of water, sanitation and hygiene related projects preferably in the Humanitarian Field;
  • Sound knowledge of water, sanitation and hygiene principles for humanitarian assistance, and other relevant trainings;
  • Experience in post-crisis emergency operations;
  • Knowledge of the region is an advantage.
Skills
  • Excellent Monitoring and Evaluation Skills;
  • Organizational Skills;
  • Accuracy;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Languages
  • IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.
  • For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written).
  • Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an advantage.
Closing date for applications 11 December 2019 before midnight.

Programme Officer (WASH) – IOM – Juba, South Sudan

Programme Officer (WASH) – IOM – Juba, Sudan

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Support the WASH Programme Coordinator in the development and implementation of the overall WASH strategy for IOM in the country.
  • Supervise the technical components of the WASH Programme (Including but not limited to: Static Projects (Emergency and Early Recovery); WASH Mobile Response (Emergency Preparedness and Response – EPnR); WASH Core Pipeline; Cluster Coordination and GBV mainstreaming and response), ensuring the implementation of the required activities for the successful completion of the different projects activities, following closely the donors’ requirements and the directions of the Programme Coordinator (WASH).
  • Ensure that all the WASH projects meet their intended scope, time, quality and budget. Notify in a timely manner of any change request pertinent and take action to address any delay or workaround required for timely completion of activities.
  • Support the Programme Coordinator (WASH) in the financial management of projects to guarantee alignment with internal and donor requirements. Ensure that the budget lines are respected, monitor burn rates for the effective use of the funds, and provide financial and administrative backstopping to projects.
  • Prepare and/or review technical specifications, BoQs, drawings of the WASH infrastructure planned to be implemented as necessary in order to guarantee quality of the output and alignment to international and national standards and donor requirements.
  • Monitor the implementation of all projects, remotely and through regular visits to the areas of operation, ensuring that the Project WASH Officers are properly utilizing the resources made available in order to effectively provide services to the beneficiaries.
  • Manage contracts with service providers or implementing partners. Work closely with the administrative units of IOM to ensure adequate contracts management, close out procedures and final payments to the contractors.
  • Ensure an effective and active communication with all the relevant stakeholders. Prepare and submit regular progress reports to the Programme Coordinator (WASH) and stakeholders indicating progress, constraints and requirements for completion in the various projects across South Sudan.
  • Supervise directly all WASH Project Officers. Support the efforts of the WASH Programme Coordinator to provide adequate and relevant capacity building to all the members of the team. Coach and mentor the staff under direct supervision.
  • Ensure that any needed operational agreement or authorization from the local authorities is convened to guarantee project stability and good relations with the local government.
  • Coordinate with Programme Support Unit to provide the necessary information and documentation for project development and reporting.
  • Ensure the mainstreaming of Gender-Based Violence (GBV), Accountability to the Affected Populations (AAP) and other cross cutting issues related aspects in every phase of the implementation of the WASH activities in close coordination with the Protection officer, GBV officers and WASH Project Officers.
  • Act as the Deputy Programme Coordinator (WASH) and substitute him/her in case of leave or absence.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

Education
  • Master’s degree in Engineering, Public Health or a related field from an accredited academic institution with five years of relevant professional experience; or
  • University degree in the above fields with seven years of relevant professional experience.
Experience
  • Experience in the implementation of water, sanitation and hygiene related projects preferably in the Humanitarian Field;
  • Sound knowledge of water, sanitation and hygiene principles for humanitarian assistance, and other relevant trainings; • Experience in post-crisis emergency operations;
  • Knowledge of the region is an advantage.
Skills
  • Excellent Monitoring and Evaluation Skills;
  • Organizational Skills; Accuracy;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Languages
  • IOM’s official languages are English, French and Spanish.
  • For this position, fluency in English is required (oral and written).
  • Working knowledge of French and/or Spanish is an advantage.
Closing date for applications 11 December 2019 before midnight.

Programme Associate – WFP – Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh

Programme Associate – WFP – Cox’s Bazaar, Bangladesh

Key Accountabilities

Programme and Operations
  • Ensure programmatic activities are delivered timely to the desired quality in the field;
  • Ensure there is efficient distribution of cash and in-kind donations to beneficiaries;
  • Liaise with partners and internal counterparts to gather feedback and comments to support programme reviews and improve services.
  • Design and prepare detailed monitoring plans, case studies, qualitative and quantitative reports, including recommended follow-up actions to ensure program goals are achieved;
  • Maintains good relationship with all relevant partners and stakeholders, including concerned government authorities.
  • Collect and summarise data, collaborating with implementing partners where required, conduct analysis and prepare reports in order to support programme reviews and informative decision-making;
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Team leader, or by Head of the Unit.
Team Management
  • Provides capacity building to support to more junior staff based in the field.
Other Duties
  • Provide technical and operational advice
  • Ensure that there is close coordination with other programme units and other stakeholders, sharing and receiving technical and other forms of assistance as appropriate
  • Any other duty assigned by supervisor/management

Standard Minimum Qualifications

Education
  • Minimum Graduation or equivalent degree in a relevant field or discipline such as Social Science, geographic sciences, humanities, political science, Communications.
Experience
  • 5 years of work experiences with minimum of 3 years of experience in humanitarian programmes
Language
  • Excellent written and oral/communications skills in both English and Bangla. Fluency in Chittagonian language highly preferred.
Closing date for applications 11 December 2019 before midnight.

Program Officer – WIPO – Geneva

Program Officer – WIPO – Geneva

Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent will perform the following principal duties:

  • Locate and analyze specific IP for development data for the assigned countries/organizations and issues, identify and assess development demands and challenges of these countries, analyze and interpret the political, socio-economic and legal setting, and design, plan and evaluate IP development projects in response to the need of various national IP stakeholders.
  • Provide information and advice with respect to schedules, arrangements and methods required for project implementation management with country/organization authorities, implementing partners and other stakeholders, as well as relevant Organization project staff.
  • Participate in missions, briefings and meetings in order to monitor and expedite project implementation, apply approved monitoring and evaluation mechanisms, and utilize information obtained as an input to corrective decision-making and revisions.
  • Establish and maintain good relations with different sectors within the Organization and other project stakeholders and partners, and outreach to public and private IP stakeholders in relevant countries/organizations in the Arab region.
  • Carry out required research, and prepare analytical studies and regional, country or sectoral analyses in support of the elaboration, development, implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of projects and activities.
  • Prepare a variety of reports, including but not limited to, implementation, progress and final reports as well as financial and results reports, risk-assessment reports, project assessment documents, project and budget revisions, program performance evaluations, and the annual budget and work plan, in order to contribute to reporting requirements.
  • Assist with, and participate in, the development and maintenance of databases and other information management and reporting systems.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements

Education

Essential

  • First-level university degree in international relations, law, economics, development studies or a related discipline.

Desirable

  • Advanced university degree in international relations, law, economics, development studies or a related discipline.
  • Project management certification.
Experience

Essential

  • At least six years of relevant professional experience at the national or international level, including in the field of technical assistance, capacity building or development.  An advanced university degree in one of the aforementioned disciplines may be accepted in lieu of two years of relevant experience.
  • Experience with, and knowledge of, the political, socio-economic, cultural and legal systems of developing and least developed countries in the Arab region.
  • Experience working in the field of IP or international relations.

Desirable

  • Project management experience.
  • Experience with and understanding of Results-Based Management.
Language

Essential

  • Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and good knowledge of written and spoken Arabic.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of French.
Closing date for applications 13 January 2020 before midnight.

Programme Specialist (Education and Child Protection) – El Fasher, Sudan

Programme Specialist (Education and Child Protection) – El Fasher, Sudan

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

  • Contributes towards the preparation of education Situation Analysis by compiling precise data, analyzing and evaluating information, and writing chapters of the Analysis.
  • Designs, prepares, implements, monitors and evaluates assigned programmes or specific project(s). Analyzes and evaluates data to ensure achievement of objectives and/or takes corrective action when necessary to meet programme/project objectives. Contributes to the development and/or introduction of new approaches, methods and practices in project management and evaluation.
  • Participates in inter-sectoral collaboration with other programme colleagues. Assists in development of appropriate communication and information strategy to support and/or advocate programme development.
  • Coordinates and meets with national and international agencies covering the management of programmes/projects. Participates in meetings with ministries responsible for programme/project review, and follows up on implementation of recommendations and agreements.
  • Assists government authorities in planning and organizing training programmes. Identifies training needs and objectives for the purpose of capacity building, programme sustainability, as well as promotion and advocacy.
  • Undertakes field visits to monitor programmes, as well as conducts periodic programme reviews with government counterparts and other partners. Proposes and/or undertakes action on operational procedures affecting project management and implementation.
  • Provides technical advice and assistance to government officials and other partners in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programme/project(s).
  • Ensures the accurate and timely input of programme information in computerized programme system and the issuance of status reports for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
  • Coordinates with the Operations/Supply staff on supply and non-supply assistance activities ensuring proper and timely UNICEF and government accountability. Certifies disbursements of funds, monitors and submits financial status reports to the Sr. Programme Officer or Representative, as required.

Requirements

  • An advanced university degree (Master’s or higher) in any of the following: Social Sciences, statistics, Education planning, Education economics, or other fields related to the work of UNICEF.
  • A minimum of FIVE years of progressively responsible professional work experience in social development, education, monitoring and evaluation, some at the international level.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is essential.
  • Competencies and level of proficiency required
Closing date for applications 08 December 2019 before midnight.

Programme Assistant – UNICEF – Quito, Ecuador

Programme Assistant – UNICEF – Quito, Ecuador

Main Duties

  • Facilitating the processing of contracts for consultants, vendors and external partners that support the office in programme delivery. This includes preparing and filing documents, completing necessary forms and templates, uploading TOR’s in VISION, and making necessary logistical arrangements. Keeps vendor lists, partners, and consultant rosters up-to-date.
  • Collecting invoices and filing documents for approval and thereafter processing in VISION and Mycase.
  • Preparing and maintaining records, documents and control plans for the monitoring of project/programme implementation and financial expenditures.
  • Supporting the management of administrative supplies and office equipment.
  • Maintaining office calendar and arranging meetings. Taking minutes of meetings and keeping the correspondence of the team well organized.
  • Providing travel assistance to staff members in section for travel arrangements and entitlements based on the organization’s rules and policies. Liaising with relevant travel focal points to ensure that the organization obtains the best service and price for all travel.
  • Maintaining and updating a system which monitors the absence of staff.
  • Preparing and maintaining records pertaining to programme planning and development for his/her respective section.
  • Carrying out transactions in VISION ensuring programme results, activities and programme coding are as per annual work plans (AWPs), and makes amendments and alterations as per section revisions when necessary.
  • Supporting capacity development activities, meetings and conferences by making the logistical arrangements, through engaging with facilitators, caterers and hosts; arranging times through liaising with participants over availability; liaising with budget focal points and section over costs and needs; and preparing background materials for participants

Requirements

  • Completion of secondary education is required, preferably supplemented by technical or university courses related to the work of the organization.
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible administrative or clerical work experience is required.
  • Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or local language of the duty station is considered as an asset.
Closing date for applications 09 December 2019 before midnight.