|UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. In Uganda, the UN Women Country Programme contributes to the development objectives of Uganda’s blueprint, the Vision 2030 and the National Development Plan (NDP); the SDGs, particularly SG 5 and is fully aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) 2021-2025 as well as UN Women Global Strategic Plan.The Uganda Country Programme aims to achieve the following outcome level results in order to address the root causes of gender inequality the Uganda Country Office (UGCO), in collaboration with other national and international actors will contribute to the achievement the following outcome areas; (1) Inclusive and accountable governance and women’s access to Justice; (2) Women’s rights, gender responsive peace and security; (3) Increased productivity, income and access to resources for women and girls; (4) Vulnerable women mitigate and adapt to climate change & Disaster Risk Reduction; (5) Women & girls enjoy quality basic social and protection services; and (6) gender equality and women rights fulfilled in a culturally responsive environment.
The mandate is implemented at central, and district levels and UN Women has Sub-Offices/Presences located within the United Nations Areas Coordinator (UNAC) System at the Regional level. The main partners are government institutions at the central, provincial, and district levels, civil society organizations, media, development partners, and the private sector. Through technical assistance, capacity building, and advocacy UN Women assists a wide range of national partners and other development stakeholders to put in place policies, laws, services, and adequate resources to deliver on its mandate.
Reporting to the Deputy Country Representative, the Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (PMER) Specialist will provide support to the Uganda Country Office programme planning, monitoring, evaluation, reporting, and learning in line with the UGCO Strategic Note. The PMER Specialist will also play the role of team leader for the PMER Team.
Duties and Responsibilities
|Provide technical support to integrated and coherent planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting across the different thematic areas in the Uganda CO Strategic Note
Provide technical support and guidance to the Uganda Country Office in incorporating monitoring, reporting and learning from audits and evaluation into programme formulation.
Provide technical guidance to the Uganda Country Office in and oversee monitoring and tracking of results against country level targets and UN Women Strategic Plan
Oversee reporting of results to internal (Senior Management) and external (Executive Board, Donors) audiences
Promote the use of evaluations and ensure that evaluation findings and recommendations are implemented:
Promote UN coherence and inter-agency collaboration on planning, monitoring, reporting and evaluation that is gender responsive:
Contribute to knowledge building and capacity building
Good knowledge of UN programme management systems.
Required Skills and Experience
|Education and certification:
A project/programme management certification (such as PMP®, PRINCE2®, or MSP®) would be an added advantage.
Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset;
Interested qualified candidates must apply online by latest by 03rd October 2023 . Candidates should submit one PDF File attachment containing:
Kindly note that the system will only allow one PDF attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
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- Salary Offer 300000 - 5000000 USD 300000 - 5000000 Month
- Address Kampala, Kampala, Uganda