Programme Specialist- GiHA and Nexus programming


UN Women

  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Humanitarian
  • Experience level:5-10 years
  • Organisation type:Inter-governmental
  • Remote option:No
  • Right to work requirements:International contract
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:22/11/2023
  • Location:Jordan
Gender in emergencies Generic (e.g. 'gender focal point' role
1. Provide programme development advisory services and develop programmes in the area of humanitarian response and nexus programming
  • Oversee and manage the design and formulation of programme proposals and initiatives; Identify programmatic areas for support and interventions within the gender in humanitarian action/refugee and nexus programming;
  • Finalize country strategy documents, programme/ project proposals, briefs, policy dialogue and other documents related to gender in humanitarian action/refugee and nexus programming;

2. Manage the implementation and management of the gender in humanitarian action/refugee and nexus programme 
  • Finalize the annual workplan and budget and manage their implementation;
  • Provide programme advisory support to the Office Management within the gender in humanitarian action/refugee and nexus portfolio;

3. Oversee technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners
  • Provide technical advice to partners; oversee the provision of technical guidance by the team
  • Build, manage, and expand relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the gender in humanitarian action/refugee and nexus programming programme; respond to any potential problems;

4. Manage the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project
  • Manage the process of monitoring the programme/ project implementation of activities and finances using results-based management tools;
  • Finalize quarterly reports and donor reports, focusing on results, output and outcomes;

5. Manage the people and financial resources of the gender in humanitarian action/refugee and nexus programme
  • Manage the programme budget and finalize financial reports;
  • Manage the human resources of the program; mentor and coach staff and conduct performance assessments;

6. Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
  • Develop and implement partnerships and resource mobilization strategies;
  • Finalize relevant documentation on donors and develop potential opportunities for resource mobilization;

7. Manage inter-agency coordination to achieve a coherent and aligned presence for the gender in humanitarian action/refugee and nexus in the Jordan
  • Provide substantive technical support to the Representative and Deputy Representative on inter-agency coordination related activities by attending meetings, events, and participating in groups and committees;
  • Co-chair with UNHCR the Inter-Sectoral Gender Advisory Team under the ISWG;

8. Lead advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
  1. Represent UN Women in meetings and policy dialogues on issues related to gender in humanitarian action/refugee and nexus programming;
  2. Manage advocacy strategies and their implementation;

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.
  • A project/programme management certification (such as PMP®, PRINCE2®, or MSP®) would be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 7 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of humanitarian or nexus projects;
  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of Arabic is an asset.

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