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Job: Monitoring, Reporting and Communications Officer

Organization: United Nations Volunteers (UNV)

Host Organization: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. We work with partners to integrate qualified, highly motivated and well supported UN Volunteers into development programming and promote the value and global recognition of volunteerism. UNV is administered by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and reports to the UNDP/UNFPA/UNOPS Executive Board.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Women Peace, Security and Humanitarian Action (WPSHA)

  • Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives;
  • Identify areas for support and intervention related to the Women Peace, security and Humanitarian Action

Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the WPSHA programme

  • Work in close collaboration with the WPSHA team, support the implementation of programme activities;
  • Ensure quality and timely implementation of the Programme, documentation of good practices, success stories as well as high quality and timely reporting for results.
  • Coordination of the call/request for proposals, including the organization of technical review committees, and quarterly capacity assessment of WPSHA partners;
  • Review, coordinate and monitor the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;
  • Support training of partners on Results Based Management and monitor implementation.

Provide technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners

  • Provide technical support in the implementation of WPSHA programme activities; Develop technical knowledge products
  • Maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the WPSHA programme;
  • Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings to partners, as needed.

Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project

  • In collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist and the Programme Specialists WPSHA, – collect, compile, analyse and share periodic data/ information on programme performance to inform continued programme efficiency and effectiveness
  • Provide analytic and strategic inputs to the Country office plans to ensure the GE/WPSHA specific issues are effectively addressed.
  • Collect and compile program activity information, evaluating progress toward achievement of work plans and related program outcomes.
  • Ensure that aggregate reports are regularly prepared and submitted on time.
  • Monitor progress of implementation of activities and finances using results-based management tools;
  • Draft reports on monitoring missions, programme results, outputs and outcomes;
  • Provide substantive inputs to the preparation of donor and UN Women reports.

Provide substantive inputs to building 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, briefing notes, speeches, and donor profiles;
  • Participate in donor meetings and public information events, as delegated.

Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on WPSHA to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in the country

  • Provide substantive technical support to the WPS Programme Specialist, Representative and Deputy Representative on inter-agency coordination related activities by drafting background reports and briefs.

Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts

  • Develop background documents, briefs and presentations related to WPS
  • Coordinate and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;
  • Coordinate the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on WPS

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) Monitoring, Reporting and Communications Officer job must hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in Peace and Security, social sciences, human rights, gender/women’s studies, international development, or a related field 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.
  • Two years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
  • Good programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills
  • Good knowledge of Results Based Management
  • Ability to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings and recommendations
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good knowledge of Women Peace and Security
  • Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising
  • Experience in the area of Peace and Security is an asset;
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.
  • Area of expertise: Development programme/project administration, Monitoring and evaluation
  • Language skills: English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Age: 22 years and above

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join the United Nations Volunteers UNV in this capacity should apply online at the link below.

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Deadline: 5th March 2021

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