UN Women: Deputy Country Representative job in UNDP Jobs

Organization United Nations Development Employment Full Time Qualification Requirement Master Degree Closing Date 05 april 2017
Mar 26, 2017
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Hey everyone Who Are looking for Jobs in United Nation development ,Here is an vacancy Open for UN Women: Deputy Country Representative. anyone who are Interest and Meets the Requirement Criteria Then we strongly Recommend this job .

Provide advisory and specialized technical support on the strategic direction of the office:

  • Serve as a senior member of the management team;
  • Advise the Country Representative on strategic areas, programme formulation, and management of operations, including work planning;
  • Provide specialized technical and strategic support and guidance in managing all aspects of the programme design and related activities and for ensuring compliance and accountability in programme monitoring, reporting and evaluation;
  • Draft policy documents, briefs and other strategic papers/materials for use in the development and presentation of innovative and coherent policy and programmatic positions.

Manage the programme and operations teams:

  • Manage the day-to-day work of the programme team and oversee the operations team, including finalizing programme and operations annual workplans;
  • Oversee/lead the process of programme conceptualization, planning, implementing and monitoring; and the management of material and financial resources;
  • Lead the process of preparing programme implementation progress reports and identifying areas for UN Women Representative’s action and/or decision;
  • Ensure timely and quality donor reporting;
  • Technically support the development and implementation of of the Office security strategy and plan as required;
  • Technically support the development and implementation of the Office Business continuity plan;
  • Ensure timely follow ups to audits’ findings.

Participate in UN system coordination:

  • Represent the UN Women Country Representative in the UN coordination structures to collaborate with UN system on interagency coherence, collaboration, cooperation, resource mobilization, advocacy, common services, and operations, as requested;
  • Seek out UN Women’s participation in UN system thematic and other working groups to advance UN Women’s mandate.

Provide technical support in creation of strategic partnerships and resource mobilization strategies:

  • Provide substantive research and inputs in the formulation and implementation of the country resource mobilization strategy;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with government, partners, stakeholders and donors to achieve active collaboration, cooperation and alliances on programme development and implementation and resource mobilization.

Represent UN Women and support advocacy strategies:

  • Represent and advocate for UN Women in organizational, regional, global, public information/ relations events and key meetings and meet with high level and senior officials to promote UN Women’s mandate, as delegated;
  • Provide input to advocacy and public communication strategies.

Facilitate knowledge management, innovation and capacity building:

  • Manage the process of collecting and sharing lessons learned on gender equality and women’s empowerment to build knowledge and capacity of partners and stakeholders;
  • Oversee the design and implementation of capacity building training activities to enhance skills and knowledge;
  • Ensure a well-functioning and up-to-date Share point as one of the office KM platforms.

Key Performance Indicators:

The effective support provided by the Deputy Representative to the strategic development and management of programmes, to their effective and efficient integration with operations in the country office, and the technical support provided to UN Women’s coordination mandate, directly impact the quality of UN Women’s programme development, implementation and results and the quality of its technical expertise. This in turn directly impacts on the credibility and image of UN Women as an effective and efficient partner and as the leading knowledge-based technical and advocacy organization for gender equality and for the empowerment of women.

  • Timely and quality provision of strategic support and advise to the Country Representative;
  • Timely and quality delivery of the programme and operations teams;
  • Regular interaction and establishment of joint activities and programmes with other agencies and partners;
  • Quality of inputs provided in formulation and implementation of the country resource mobilization strategy;
  • Quality and number of knowledge management and advocacy initiatives undertaken;
  • Performance of staff. This job is Advertised on official Website of UNDP

Master’s degree in international development, public administration, public policy or other relevant social science fields.
A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience that combines intellectual, strategic and managerial leadership in development programmes with a strong focus in the area of gender equality and women’s empowerment at the international level, preferably in developing countries within the UN system, Agencies, Funds or Programmes;
Field based experience working with multi-cultural teams;
Experience in working in a conflict or post-conflict country;
Experience in leading a team.
Fluency in English is required;
Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.

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