Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country Sort descending
Programme Assistant Nat. Specialist UNWomen Kenya
VMAM Code
KENR001922-10158
Open

Programme Assistant

Programme Assistant

National Specialist
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Kenya
Location, Country
Nairobi (KEN)
Language skills
English
Kiswahili
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
12 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Under the overall guidance of the Team Leader-Women Economic Empowerment, the programme Assistant-Private Sector shall be responsible for; driving the Unstereotype Alliance and Women Empowerment Principles programme.

  1. Programme Management Support:

  • Drive growth of UA and WEPs membership in Kenya, including engaging new and old members, developing and updating member databases, conducting due diligence, following up with member payment, sharing materials and tools from HQ and best practices’ from membership, for purposes of learning;
  • Provide programme and administrative support to UA and WEPs programmes in the preparation of programme work plans, budgets, and proposals on programme implementation arrangements;
  • Lead the implementation of the programmes and their workplans including timely communication to partners, convening of meetings both virtual and physical;
  • In a timely manner, lead in preparation of UN Women quality internal reports on WEPs and UA including following up with members for their reports, collating the same and synthesizing into a comprehensive KCO report;
  • Engage with and monitor the partners and their WEPs and UA commitments;

  1. Administrative Support to UA and WEPs
  • Provide administration/procurement support to the project: organization of conferences, workshops, seminars, missions, budget the events;
  • Make travel arrangements as necessary including preparation of travel requisitions and claim.
  • Organize and coordinate filing of correspondence/documents and ensure up-to- date filing. Maintain both hard copies and electronic copies of the office records and reference files on various subjects.
  • Create and maintain appropriate folders for reference materials received electronically.
  • Prepare presentation material/slides in Power-point for presentations for the meetings/workshops and keep all papers ready for meetings.

  1. Technical and Advisory Support
  • Supervise closely, the roll out of UA and WEPs;
  • Maintain relationships with UA and WEPs members to support implementation KCO’s private sector engagement programme;
  • Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and together with HQ, facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings including in Gender Responsive Procurement, tools to unstereotype media and advertising etc;
  • Provide technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives to partners as the case might be.

  1. Provide Substantive Inputs to Building Partnerships and Resource Mobilization Strategies
  • Forge strategic partnerships and maintain relationships with private sector companies, corporations and associations of women and businesses, to support implementation UA dn WEPs;
  • Lead UN Women’s participation in policy dialogues at country level, on issues related to Gender Equality, Women Empowerment and private sector engagement;
  • Prepare relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles;
  • Identify donors and participate in donor meetings and public information events related to WEPs and UA, as delegated.

  1. Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
  • Organize advocacy campaigns at county/country, events, trainings, seminars, and knowledge products;
  • Identify best practices and lessons learned to guide programme improvement, uptake of UA and WEPs and strategy planning;
  • Contribute to develop knowledge management strategies, products, and methodologies on the UA and WEPs programmes;
  • Participate in UA and WEPs donor meetings and public information events, as delegated.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor Degree in, International Development, International Relations, Business, Communication, Marketing or related disciplines

Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant private sector work or development work experience managing partnerships or in charge of communication, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
  • Providing administrative and logistical support
  • Experience in gender is an asset;
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and civil society
  • Computer Skills: Excellent computing and IT skills, with full competency of office software packages.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Kiswahili(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Administration and administrative assistance, Logistics and supply management
Area of expertise details

Development work experience, Managing partnerships or in charge of communication, Monitoring and Evaluation, Donor Reporting and Capacity Building

Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 05 August 2021
Monitoring, Reporting and Research Expert Int. Expert UNWomen Tunisia
VMAM Code
TUNR000262-10087
Open

Monitoring, Reporting and Research Expert

Monitoring, Reporting and Research Expert

International Expert
Host entity
UNWomen
Country
Tunisia
Location, Country
Tunis (TUN)
Language skills
Arabic
French
English
Expected Starting Date
01 September 2021
Duration
6 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 35 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Program coordinator of « Addressing GBV post COVID-19 in Tunisia » project or his designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Monitoring, Reporting and Research Expert will undertake the following tasks :

  • Coordinate with all program units, partners and any related stakeholders to collect information, upload documents and update indicators related to GBV with a focus on economic violence.
  • Coordinate with programme units on scheduled monitoring visits.
  • Ensure an administrative support to the program team relating to coordination with operations on procurement, contracting, finance functions and settlement of travel reimbursements if any.
  • Ensure proofreading and editing of copies of any related publication / study / report on gender and evaluation.
  • The expert is also responsible of data entry, analysis and interpretation of surveys and writing the subsequent reports.
  • Conduct the baseline study and collect values against all outcome and key output level indicators with regards to the project « Addressing GBV post COVID-19 in Tunisia »
  • Take full responsibility for data quality and, for any potential disaggregated focus group discussions (FGDs), he will ensure they are broken down by age and sex in accordance with sampling standards
  • Maintenance of all records/documents/files related to the unit and any other programmes in a user friendly manner.
  • Monitoring financial expenditure as per the M&E Annual workplan for effective financial delivery and any other work assigned by the Monitoring & Evaluation Analyst.
  • Contributing to the research process through preliminary research and policy briefs in addition to drafting the Terms of Reference for the research studies
  • Being involved with responsible team within the coordination and logistical preparation for events such as workshops, trainings, etc.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.

Required degree level
Master degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Master’s degree in Economics, Social Sciences, Statistics, Population studies or equivalent with research component; or area related to gender, human rights and development studies;

Required experience
180 Months
Experience remark

At least 15 years of professional work experience in Monitoring / Reporting / Research with demonstrated record of writing and/or publishing in the area of economic and corporate governance, development policy and development management, preferably at the national and/or international level in Arab countries or other relevant programmes; experience working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset;

Language skills
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation
Area of expertise details
  • Ability to perform a variety of specialized tasks related to M&E, managing data, and reporting
  • Advanced knowledge in data analysis and familiarity with statistical packages such as SPSS / STATA is mandatory.
  • Research and report writing skills.
  • Good understanding of gender issues.
  • Excellent computer literacy skills (Word, Excel, PPT, Outlook, etc.).
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 25 July 2021