Duties And Responsibilities
Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of gender, disaster risk reduction, and humanitarian action:
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 the programme “Strengthening Gender Responsive Disaster Management in ASEAN”:
Provide technical inputs to the annual workplan and budget;
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 And Capacity Development To Project/programme Partners
Coordinate and provide technical support in the implementation of programme activities; Develop technical knowledge products
Maintain relationships with ASEAN and national partners to support implementation and expansion of the gender and disaster risk reduction 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.
Provide Substantive Technical Inputs To The Management Of People And Finances Of The “Strengthening Gender Responsive Disaster Management In ASEAN” Programme
Monitor budget implementation and make budget re-alignments/ revisions, as necessary;
Provide substantive inputs to financial reports;
Supervise Programme Assistant.
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 Disaster Risk Reduction To Achieve Coherence And Alignment Of UN Women Programmes With Other Partners In The Country
Provide substantive technical support to the Regional Humanitarian Advisor and Gender and Governance Specialist 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 gender and disaster risk reduction in ASEAN;
Coordinate and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;
Coordinate the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on gender, disaster risk reduction, and humanitarian action.
Key Performance Indicators
Timely and quality inputs to programme development;
Timely and quality implementation of Programme/Portfolio/ activities against set workplans, timelines, and budgets, in line with the Strategic Note;
Timely and quality technical assistance;
Quality and timely inputs to reporting;
Strong relations with partners and stakeholders;
Enhanced best practices and lessons learned documented and circulated.
Respect for Diversity.
Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues;
Creative Problem Solving;
Leading by Example.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Values and Competencies Framework: https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-values-and-competencies-framework-en.pdf?la=en&vs=637
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 gender and disaster risk reduction
Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising
Required Skills and Experience
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.
At least 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in humanitarian or development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
Demonstrated experience in gender equality, disaster risk reduction, and humanitarian action;
Working experience in the ASEAN region a strong asset;
Experience coordinating and liaising with diverse stakeholders, including civil society, UN agencies government agencies, donors, and inter-governmental bodies is an asset.
Fluency in English is required;
Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset;
Knowledge languages spoken in the ASEAN region is an asset.
All applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from https://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-p11-personal-history-form.doc?la=en&vs=558 . Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
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