Programme Analyst job at UNDP

  • Full Time
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Applications have closed

Website United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Regional Advisor on Women, Peace, Security and Humanitarian Action – UN Women, Regional Office for Arab States, the Programme Analyst contributes to the effective management of UN Women programmes in the RO by providing substantive inputs to programme design, formulation, implementation and evaluation.  S/he guides and facilitates the delivery of UN Women programmes by monitoring results achieved during implementation and ensuring appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.  S/he works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ staff, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under the portfolio.  In the context of the last year of programme implementation, the programme analyst also works towards the operational closure of the programme and the coordination of its evaluation.

Duties and Responsibilities

Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of women, peace and security:

  • Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives, including the next phase of the WPS programme;
  • Identify areas for support and intervention related to the programme.

Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the women, peace and security programme:

  • Provide technical inputs to the annual workplan and budget;
  • Lead the implementation of programme activities;
  • Lead the coordination of the call/requests 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 and capacity development to project/programme partners including the League of Arab States:

  • Coordinate UN Women’s engagement with the League of Arab States (LAS) through the organization of regular meetings, the provision of technical support in the implementation of the LAS activities under the programme and through maintaining an ongoing relationship with LAS to support the engagement under other UN Women’s programmes;
  • Maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the women, peace and security 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:

  • 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;
  • Coordinate the programme final evaluation.

Provide substantive technical inputs to the management of people and finances of the women, peace and security programme:

  • Monitor budget implementation and make budget re-alignments/ revisions, as necessary, including in the context of the operational closure of the programme;
  • Provide substantive inputs to financial 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 substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts:

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

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Timely and quality substantive inputs to programme strategies and activities;
  • Timely and quality substantive inputs to workplans and budgets;
  • Adherence to UN Women standards and rules;
  • Timely monitoring and tracking of programme results and finances;
  • Relationship with partners and stakeholders;
  • Timely organization of events;
  • Quality of knowledge and advocacy products.

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 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;
  • A project/programme management certification would be an added advantage.

Experience:

  • At least 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
  • Experience working on women, peace and security is an asset;
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Arabic is required;
  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.

Source:https://jobs.undp.org/cj_view_job.cfm?cur_job_id=106324