Program Officer

at UN Women - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted February 27, 2021
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Program Officer, Gender in Humanitarian Action, Adjumani, Uganda
Organization: UN Women - United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.

Responsibilities

Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in Gender in 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 Gender in Humanitarian Action programmes

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.

Qualifications

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

At least 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building.
Experience in the promoting the mainstreaming of gender equality and women's empowerment in refugee response, disaster contexts and emergency situations
Experience of working in West Nile or Northern Uganda, including in refugee hosting districts is an asset.

 

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