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  • UN Tanzania vacancies (2 jobs)

    Background

    UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United
    Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action, and peace and security.

    About the Portfolio/Programme/Project

    UN Women is implementing its Strategic Note 2017 – 2021 to support the national development priorities on GEWE in Tanzania. The priorities are aligned with the UNDAP 2015 -2021 where UN Women Tanzania, as part of the United Nations Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP), focuses on women’s leadership and participation in decision making at all levels; elimination of violence against women and girls; ensuring gender equality and accountability in governance and national planning; and women’s economic empowerment.

    Vacancies

    1.International Consultant to Support Training of Women Leaders and Aspirants
    2.Programme Specialist, End Violence Against Women and Girls

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  • NAFASI YA KAZI – UNDP, Programme Analyst Inclusive Gr

    Programme Analyst Inclusive Gr  

    BACKGROUND
    As one of the original eight pilot countries for the UN Reform initiative Delivering as One, Tanzania is a global leader in advancing reforms of the UN system, with a view to support accelerated harmonization in implementation practices, coherence in programming, and alignment with national systems, intended to produce a reduction in transaction costs and enhanced development impact. Deepening reform will require new and even more innovative ways for the UN agencies to work together in formulating and implementing UNDAP II. Programme planning, resource mobilization, evaluation, and review activities will be done collaboratively. There will be increased harmonization of UN policies, procedures and tools, possibly leading towards the establishment of a One UN Operations Team.

    The Programme Team works in three focus areas namely Inclusive Economic Growth, Environmental Sustainability and Inclusive Democratic Governance. The Inclusive growth focus area deals with poverty reduction, private sector development, social protection, addressing issues of unemployment and livelihoods strengthening. The Programme Analyst for Inclusive growth works under the overall guidance of the Programme Specialist and Head for Inclusive Growth Pillar. The Programme Analyst analyzes political, social and economic trends and takes active role in design, formulation, implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of projects within his/her portfolio and provides policy advice services to counterparts. The Programme Analyst supports the Programme Specialists with the daily operations of projects, including project management in Atlas, reporting in IWP and ROAR and also support the bidding and contracting processes under NIM when UNDP is a responsible party. The Programme Analyst ensures effective delivery of the CO programme by supporting programme implementation throughout project cycle while remaining consistent with UNDP rules and regulations guided by the POPP. The functions are embedded with a virtual team across the thematic areas but also working closely with the Programme Finance and Procurement teams in order to fast-track processes and ensure that there are sufficient capacities to manage the workload at peak times.

    The Programme Analyst coordinates activities of the projects’ staff stationed with the implementing partners. The Programme Analyst works in close collaboration with the operations team, programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UNDP programme implementation.

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Summary of Key Functions:
    Support to the formulation of programme strategies and implementation of the Country Programme and UNDAP II in alignment with the Strategic Plan;
    Management of projects in the Country Office Inclusive Growth Portfolio;
    Creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy;
    Provision of top quality policy advice services to the Government and  facilitation of knowledge building and management.
    Supports formulation of programme strategies and implementation of the Country Programme and UNDAP II focusing on achievement of the following results:
    Thorough analysis and research of the political, social and economic situation in the country and preparation of substantive inputs to CCA, UNDAP II, CPD and other documents;
    Identification of areas for support and interventions within the area of Inclusive Growth. Ensure the programme of support is fully aligned to the thematic, design and operational parameters of the Strategic Plan;
    Ensure that the programme is appropriately reaching the target population, issues of sustainability and scalability are addressed, and that the voice of the marginalized and that South-South and triangular cooperation is built in programmes;
    Ensure gender and women empowerment is mainstreamed in all programmes within the Inclusive Growth portfolio and that the interventions are reaching the poor and marginalized;
    Work closely with the Programme Specialist & Head of the Pillar to provide support to CO to develop private sector engagement strategies and initiatives. Additionally, she/he will help the Pillar to contribute to thought leadership in the areas of private sector engagement and partnership.
    CO business processes mapping and preparation of the content of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Results Management.
    Ensures effective management of the CO programme within the Inclusive Growth portfolio focusing on quality control from formulation to implementation of the country programme achieving the following results:
    Effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets and monitoring achievement of results;
    Design and formulation of CO programme within the area of responsibility, translating UNDP’s priorities into local interventions. Coordination of programme implementation with the implementing agencies;
    Initiation of a project, presentation of the project to PAC, entering project into Atlas, finalization of contribution agreement; determination of required revisions; coordination of the mandatory and budget re-phasing exercises, closure of projects through review;
    Programme Analyst can perform as requisition approver in Atlas and participates in recruitment processes for projects;
    Financial and substantive monitoring and evaluation of the projects, identification of operational and financial problems, development of solutions. Participation in audit of NIM projects;
    Follow up on audit recommendations. All exceptions are timely reported;
    Aggregate reports are regularly prepared on activities, outputs and outcomes, documentation and communication of results, monitoring and gathering evidence for ROAR and data for the IRRF, preparation of donor reports;
    Preparation of Annual Project Report (APR) for the projects within the Inclusive Growth portfolio with supervision from the Programme Specialist & Pillar Head. .
    Ensures creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy in cooperation with the Programme and Operations Teams focusing on achievement of the following results:
    Development of partnerships with the UN Agencies, IFI’s, government institutions, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, private sector, civil society in the specific thematic areas based on strategic goals of UNDP, country needs and donors’ priorities;
    Analysis and research of information on donors, preparation of substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for initiation of new projects, active contribution to the overall office effort in resource mobilization.
    Ensures provision of top quality advisory services and facilitation of knowledge building and management focusing on achievement of the following results:
    Identification of sources of information related to policy-driven issues. Identification and synthesis of best practices and lessons learnt directly linked to programme country policy goals;
    Support to development of policies and institutions that will address the country problems and needs in collaboration with the Government and other strategic partners;
    Sound contributions to knowledge networks, website and communities of practice;
    Organization of trainings for the operations/ projects staff on programme issues.
    Impact of Results
    The key results have an impact on the success of country programme within specific areas of cooperation. In particular, the key results have an impact on the design, operation and programming of activities, creation of strategic partnerships as well as reaching resource mobilization targets.

    COMPETENCIES
    Competencies:
    Functional Competencies:
    Advocacy/Advancing A Policy-Oriented Agenda;
    Results-Based Programme Development and Management;
    Building Strategic Partnerships;
    Innovation and Marketing New Approaches;
    Resource Mobilization;
    Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing;
    Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise;
    Global Leadership and Advocacy for UNDP’s Goals;
    Client Orientation.

    Core Competencies:
    Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity;
    Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment;
    Self-development, initiative-taking;
    Acting as a team player and facilitating team work;
    Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively;
    Creating synergies through self-control;
    Managing conflict;
    Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others. Promoting learning and knowledge management/sharing is the responsibility of each staff member;
    Informed and transparent decision making.

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
    Education:
    Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Environmental Management, Project Management, International Development, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related field.
    Experience:
    2 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing management advisory services, hands-on experience in design, implementation, monitoring and reporting of development projects;
    Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling of web based management systems;
    Communication Skills.
    Language Requirements:
    Fluency in English
    Swahili desirable.•

    DISCLAIMER
    Important applicant information

    All posts in the GS categories are subject to local recruitment.

    Applicant information about UNDP rosters

    Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement.  We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements.

    Workforce diversity

    UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

    Scam warning

    The United Nations does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web.

    Closing Date: 2019-07-22

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  • Job Opportunity at UN Women Tanzania, Procurement Associate | Deadline: 17th July, 2019

    Title Procurement Associate, Dar es salaam

    Agency UN Women

    Job ID 24569

    End Date 17/07/2019

    Background

    UN
    Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of
    the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against
    women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of
    equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of
    development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.

    United
    Nations in Tanzania is a One UN Pilot, implementing UN Reform through
    Delivering as One (DaO) with twenty UN agencies operating under One
    Programme – the UN Development Assistance Plan (UNDAP), UNDAP I
    (2011-2016) and UNDAP II (2016-2021)

    .

    Through the UNDAP UN Women
    supports its partners in implementing and monitoring the international
    and regional agreements on women’s rights and developing capacity to
    integrate gender equality into national and regional development
    strategies, laws and policies. UN Women contributes to results in five
    of the ten UN Programme Working Groups with staff based in Dar es
    Salaam.

    Under
    the overall guidance of the Procurement Specialist in Headquarters and
    the daily supervision of the Administrative Associate, the Procurement
    Associate ensures execution of transparent and efficient procurement
    services and processes consistent with UN Women rules and regulations.
    The Procurement Associate promotes a client-focused, quality and
    results- oriented approach and support: (i) compliance with UN Women
    policies and regulations;

    (ii) effective systems to support programme delivery and growth;

    (iii) accountability to organizational values and principles; and

    (iv)
    an enabling workplace environment in which staff potential is
    maximized. She/he also works in collaboration with operations staff in
    other UN Agencies, UN Women Regional Office (RO) and HQ staff and
    Government officials to successfully deliver procurement services.



    Duties and Responsibilities

    Implement procurement strategies in accordance with UN Women rules, regulations, policies and strategies


    Provide substantive inputs to procurement related reports and analyses;
    research and draft responses to enquiries for clearance by the
    Operations Manager;


    Provide substantive inputs to the implementation of procurement
    management policies and strategies on cost saving and reduction;

    • Follow up with internal and external audits;

    • Contribute to the development of sourcing strategies.


    Organize procurement processes for the Country Office

    • Prepare procurement plans for programmes/projects;

    • Review procurement requests and initiate procurement procedures for office and projects equipment, supplies and services;


    Organize procurement processes including the preparation of Request for
    Quotations (RFQs), Invitation to Bids (ITBs) or Request for Proposals
    (RFPs) documents, receipt of quotations, bids or proposals;

    • Perform Buyer role in Atlas; prepare/close Purchase Orders (POs) and contracts in and outside Atlas;

    • Organize travel including purchase of tickets, Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) calculation;

    • Prepare submissions to the Procurement Review Committee (PRC).

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    Organize contract management process for the Country Office
    • Review/ process contracts for the CO;
    • Develop and update the rosters of suppliers, and support implementation of supplier selection and evaluation.

    Facilitate knowledge building and knowledge sharing

    • Provide substantive input and support to the development of training materials, webinars and other education materials;
    • Organize trainings for the operations/projects staff on Procurement;
    • Synthesize lessons learnt and best practices.

    Key Performance Indicators

    Timely coordination, facilitation and implementation of procurement
    activities based on procurement plans and available budget;
    • Timely and quality processing of purchase orders;
    • Timely delivery of services by administration team;
    • Proper and accurate maintenance of files and databases, documents are easily retrievable;
    • Timely organization of transport and logistics activities.

    Competencies
    Core Values:
    • Respect for Diversity;
    • Integrity;
    • Professionalism.

    Core Competencies:
    • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues;
    • Accountability;
    • Creative Problem Solving;
    • Effective Communication;
    • Inclusive Collaboration;
    • Stakeholder Engagement;
    • Leading by Example.

    Functional Competencies
    • Good knowledge of procurement process, systems; administrative rules and regulations;
    • Good knowledge in the use of spreadsheets and database packages;
    • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines;
    • Ability to extract and interpret data;
    • Ability to administer and execute administrative processes and transactions;
    • Ability to perform work of confidential nature and handle a large volume of work;
    • Strong IT and web-based management skills.

    Required Skills and Experience
    Education and certification:
    • Completion of secondary education is required;

    Specialized training in Procurement; or a bachelor’s degree (or
    equivalent) in Business Administration or related field is an asset;
    • Procurement Certification from an internationally recognized provider such as CIPS (level 2) is an asset;
    • Willingness to take UN Women internal procurement certifications is required.
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    Experience:

    At least 6 years of progressively responsible experience in
    procurement, administration or related at the national or international
    level;
    • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc);
    • Experience in handling of web-based management systems, such as Atlas is an asset.

    Language Requirements:
    • Fluency in English and Swahili is required;
    • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.
    • Disclaimer

    UN
    WOMEN is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and
    encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender,
    nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and
    ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the
    strictest confidence.

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  • New Job Vacancy at UN Women Tanzania, Programme Specialist | Deadline: 16th June, 2019

    Position: Programme Specialist, Women’s Access to Justice and Parliament

    Advertised on behalf of : UN Women

    Location : Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA

    Application Deadline : 16-Jun-19 (Midnight New York, USA)

    Type of Contract : FTA Local

    Post Level : NO-C

    Languages Required : English

    Starting Date : (date when the selected candidate is expected to start) 01-Aug-2019

    Duration of Initial Contract : One year

    Background

    UN
    Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of
    the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against
    women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of
    equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of
    development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
    Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, UN Women leads
    and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments
    on gender equality are translated into action throughout the world. It
    provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’
    priorities and efforts while building effective partnerships with civil
    society and other relevant actors.

    UN Women in Tanzania is
    implementing its Strategic Note (2017-2021), under which one of the
    priority areas is to strengthen Women’s Access to Justice. The Strategic
    Note is in line with the two United Nations Development Assistance
    Programme (UNDAP) II Outcomes: “Women and girls increasingly participate
    in political and public life and are elected to leadership positions”
    and “Governance is more effective, transparent, accountable and
    inclusive”; particularly the Output that aims at ensuring “Citizens have
    improved access to and are better served by the justice system”. The
    program interventions are also guided by UN Women’s Global Flagship
    Programme Initiative on Women’s Access to Justice as well as, the SDGs
    (in particular, Global Goal 16 dedicated to “Peace, Justice and Strong
    Institutions” indicator 16.3 “Promote the rule of law at the national
    and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all”.
    The Strategic Note is also aligned to the Convention on the Elimination
    of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and other
    international and regional commitments, such as the African Union Agenda
    2063 and the Tanzania Women and Gender Development Policy, 2000.

    UN Women’s interventions on
    Women’s Access to Justice supports women to have access to fair justice
    mechanisms and redress, based on relevant gender equality standards by
    ensuring that legislative and policy formulations, reforms as well as
    social norms, practices and attitudes do not restrict women’s access to
    justice and are in line with the international and regional women’s
    rights principles and commitments. It underpins the importance of
    justice for women through a range of examples of innovative programming,
    grounded in a human rights approach and builds on three mutually
    reinforcing programmatic entry points: (i) reforming formal and informal
    legal norms, policies and budgets that discriminate against women; (ii)
    reforming justice institutions with a view to making them effective,
    accountable and gender-responsive; and (iii) women are empowered to
    access & participate in formal and informal justice delivery. This
    three-pronged approach guarantee women access to fair justice mechanisms
    and redress based on relevant gender equality standards.

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    Reporting
    to Programme Manager, Leadership Political Participation and Governance
    (LPPG), the Programme Specialist exercises overall responsibility for
    planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions under
    his/her portfolio. She/he works in close collaboration with the
    Programme and Operations team in Tanzania, UN Women HQ and Regional
    Staff, the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, women
    caucuses of Parliament in Mainland and Zanzibar, Ministry of Health,
    Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, Zanzibar Ministry
    of Labour, Empowerment, Elderly, Women and Children, Zanzibar Ministry
    of State Presidents Office Constitution, Legal Affairs, Public Service
    and Good Governance, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors,
    UN, academia and civil society organizations, ensuring successful UN
    Women Programme implementation and achievement of planned results under
    portfolio.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    1. Design and develop Programme strategies in relation to Women’s Access to Justice and Parliament

    Design and formulate Programme/ project proposals and initiatives;

    Draft
    inputs to country strategy documents, briefs, policy dialogue and other
    documents related to Parliament and Access to Justice

    2. Manage the implementation and management of the Women’s Access to Justice and Parliament portfolio

    Finalize the annual workplan and budget and manage their implementation;

    Manage the technical implementation of the Programme/project; ensure synergies with other teams;

    Manage the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;

    Provide guidance to staff and partners on Results Based Management tools and performance indicators;

    Organize Project Steering Committee as appropriate, project review and/or evaluation meetings, as needed.

    3. Manage technical assistance and capacity development to project/Programme partners

    Build
    and manage relationships with national partners to support
    implementation and expansion of the Women’s Access to Justice and
    Parliament Portfolio; respond to any potential problems;

    Identify
    capacity building needs of partners and lead the coordination of
    technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development
    initiatives to partners.

    4. Manage the monitoring and reporting of the programmes/project related to Women’s Access to Justice and Parliament

    Manage the monitoring of programme/project implementation and finances using results-based management tools;

    Oversee field missions and review reports on monitoring missions;

    Write quarterly reports and donor reports, focusing on results, output and outcomes;

    Contribute to office donor and UN Women reports.

    5. Manage the people and financial resources in the Women’s Access to Justice and Parliament Portfolio
    Manage the Programme budget and draft financial reports;
    Supervise Programme and technical staff; Mentor and coach staff and conduct performance assessments, as necessary;
    Oversee recruitment processes, as necessary.

    6. Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
    Develop and implement partnerships and resource mobilization strategies;
    Finalize relevant documentation on donors and potential opportunities for resource mobilization;
    Analyze
    and research information on donors, prepare substantive briefs on
    possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost
    sharing.

    7. Contribute to inter-agency coordination to
    achieve coherence and alignment for Women’s Access to Justice and
    Parliament in Tanzania
    As requested by senior management,
    represent UN Women in UN inter-agency and government coordination
    mechanisms through provision of timely and high quality technical advice
    and support;
    Participate in United Nations Development Assistance
    Programme (UNDAP) II WLPP Outcome Group as well as Democratic
    Governance, Human Rights and Gender Equality Thematic Results Group
    discussions and provide substantive/technical content on gender equality
    and women’s rights including high quality inputs the development of the
    UNDAP Joint processes, Annual Work Plans, reporting, reviews and
    monitoring evaluations;
    Take part in UNDAP processes and other similar UN exercises related to the RC system, including providing substantive inputs;
    Coordinate
    with other UN agencies, government departments, donors and NGOs to
    ensure the projects’ capacity development Programme is harmonized and
    aligned with other in-country efforts.

    8. Manage advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
    Develop and review background documents, briefs and presentations related to Women’s Access to Justice and Parliament;
    Represent UN Women in meetings and policy dialogues on issues related to Women’s Access to Justice and Parliament as necessary;
    Develop advocacy strategies and oversee their implementation;
    Identify best practices and lessons learned to guide Programme improvement and strategy planning;
    Develop knowledge management strategies, products and methodologies on Women’s Access to Justice and Parliament

    Competencies
    Core Values:
    Respect for Diversity
    Integrity
    Professionalism

    Core Competencies:
    Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
    Accountability
    Creative Problem Solving
    Effective Communication
    Inclusive Collaboration
    Stakeholder Engagement
    Leading by Example

    Functional Competencies
    Strong programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills;
    Strong knowledge of Results Based Management;
    Ability
    to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports
    to inform management and strategic decision-making;
    Strong technical knowledge on legislation, constitutional review/reforms and legal aid;
    Good knowledge on rule of law and access to justice issues;
    Ability to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings and recommendations;
    Good knowledge of gender equality and governance;
    Ability to advocate and provide high quality policy advice to government and other stakeholders.

    Required Skills and Experience
    Education and certification:
    Master’s
    degree or equivalent in Law, Human Rights, Political or Social Science,
    International Development Studies, Gender/Women’s Studies or a related
    field is required.



    Experience:
    At least 5 years of
    progressively responsible work experience in development
    Programme/projects implementation, coordination, monitoring and
    evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
    Experience on
    Governance and Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment or Women’s Human
    Right issues with focus on legislation, constitutional review/reforms
    and access to justice;
    Experience in working with justice actors and
    advocates including coordinating and liaising with government agencies,
    UN agencies, donors, academia, CSOs especially in the area of
    Governance and Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment or Women’s Human
    Right issue;
    Experience in establishing strategic partnerships among
    international organizations, national governments, academia, CSOs in
    the field of gender and human rights preferably in promoting gender
    justice and Parliament work, is an asset;
    Experience working in the UN System is an asset.

    Language Requirements:
    Fluency in English and Swahili is required;
    Working knowledge of another official UN language is an asset.

    Application:
    All
    applications must include (as an attachment) the completed UN Women
    Personal History form (P-11) which can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/about-us/employment. Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment.

    UNDP
    is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender,
    nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous
    groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
    All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

    UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of
    harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All
    selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and
    background checks.

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  • Employment Opportunities in Dar es salaam at UN Women

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    Coordination Analyst (WLPP Team)
    Location :
    Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA

    Application Deadline :23-Nov-18 (Midnight New York, USA)
    Time left :10d 21h 57m
    Type of Contract :Individual Contract
    Post Level :International Consultant
    Languages Required :English
    Starting Date : (date when the selected candidate is expected to start)01-Dec-2018
    Duration of Initial Contract :6 Months
    Expected Duration of Assignment :6 Months
    Background: UN Women, grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of
    the United Nations, works for the elimination of discrimination against
    women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of
    equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of
    development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security.
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    UN Women Tanzania is implementing its Strategic Note (2017-2021), under
    which one of the priority areas is women’s leadership and political
    participation. The Women’s Leadership and Political Participation
    Project (Wanawake Wanaweza) Phase II (2017-2021) builds on Phase I (2014
    – 2017), and continues to promote gender equality and the empowerment
    of women as per UN Women’s global mandate and supports the Government of
    Tanzania as a Member State to the United Nations to implement
    international standards, providing suitable technical and financial
    assistance. The second phase of the project aims at achieving the
    overarching goal/impact “Women lead and participate in decision-making
    at all levels” building on the momentum created and gains made from the
    first phase. The project is in line with the UNDAP II outcome “Women and
    girls increasingly participate in political and public life and are
    elected to leadership positions”, the UN Women Tanzania, Country
    Strategic Framework 2017 – 2021; the UN Women Global Flagship Programme
    Initiative on Women’s Political Empowerment and Leadership, as well as,
    national gender policy, the SDGs (in particular, Global Goal 5 dedicated
    to ‘achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls’, CEDAW and
    other international and regional commitments, such as the African Union
    Agenda 2063.
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    The project operates on three main areas to effect change and progress
    in relation to increasing women’s leadership and political empowerment.
    Firstly, the policy and institution level (policies, laws, standards,
    norms and practices) to ensure these promote and regulate the increase
    in women’s leadership at all levels. Secondly, at the individual level,
    to strengthen capacities of women to conduct competitive, well resourced
    and innovative campaigns. Thirdly, at the community level, where norms,
    attitudes and practices often undermine women’s rights and gender
    equality, efforts will work towards reverting these to promote women as
    accepted, legitimate political leaders.
    The project comprises two essential coordination mechanisms:
    1) The
    Steering Committee with representation of Development Partners, the
    National Gender Machinery and Responsible Parties, provides strategic
    direction to the project;
    2) The Technical Committee is composed of
    Responsible parties with the aim of enhancing collaboration and
    synergies. Additionally, within the United National Development
    Assistance Programme (UNDAP), UN Women leads the Outcome Group on
    Women’s Leadership and Political Participation within the Thematic
    Results Group on Governance, Human Rights and Gender Equality.
    Reporting to the Programme Manager on Women’ Leadership and Political
    Participation, the Coordination Analyst will provide support to the WLPP
    Programme colleagues in leading and organizing the three main
    coordination mechanisms part of the WLPP thematic area.
    In this context, UN Women seeks the services of a qualified and
    experienced consultant that will assist with the following tasks:
    Duties and Responsibilities
    Ensure efficient coordination and management of the WLPP Project
    Phase II Steering Committee and Technical Committees, including
    information management and communication with the members. Coordination
    of WLPP OG’s inputs in UNDAP processes
    Preparation and planning for WLPP meetings to ensure efficient
    coordination and management of the UNDAP WLPP OG including information
    management and communication with the members; actively support the
    Chair and relevant members and the development of annual work plans and
    reports.
    In coordination with the Monitoring and Reporting Analyst, produce
    updates for the WLPP Project Steering Committee, Technical Committee and
    the WLPP OG and respective TRG meetings on the progress of the
    project’s efforts to promote WLPP.
    Contribute to knowledge management initiatives on WLPP to support
    communication and resource mobilization efforts and participate in
    different fora for exchange of knowledge on WLPP.
    Support WLPP discussions, joint advocacy and coordination on
    strategic issues and processes including Beijing+25, CEDAW, Sustainable
    Development Goals, development of Country Gender Policy and follow up on
    key policy initiatives.
    Key Deliverables:
    Minutes, workplans, supporting documentation for Steering Committees, Technical Committees and Outcome Group meetings
    Background materials, presentations and reports to support the good functioning of the UN Women led WLPP coordination mechanisms
    Knowledge management/consolidation of good practices on the WLPP coordination mechanisms for sharing with RO and HQ
    Notes to file on external meetings attended
    Documentary evidence of substantial contribution to knowledge products, resource mobilization and strategic processes
    Competencies
    Technical Expertise
    Understands advanced concepts of coordination
    Continues to seek new and improved methods and systems for accomplishing his/her work
    Keeps abreast of new developments in coordination and seeks to develop him/herself professionally;
    Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments.
    Core Values:
    Respect for Diversity
    Integrity
    Professionalism
    Cultural sensitivity
    Core Competencies:
    Demonstrate and safeguard ethics and integrity
    Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues
    Accountability
    Creative Problem Solving
    Effective Communication
    Inclusive Collaboration
    Stakeholder Engagement
    Leading by Example
    Functional Competencies:
    Extensive knowledge of international gender and women’s rights standards;
    Strong analytical and drafting skills;
    Ability to adapt to different environments (cultural, economic, political and social);
    Demonstrate professional competence and is conscientious and
    efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving
    results;
    Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, as well as the ability
    to communicate effectively with all stakeholders and to present ideas
    clearly and effectively;
    Computer literacy and ability to effectively use office technology equipment, IT tools;
    Demonstrate commitment to upholding and promoting the values of the
    United Nations in actions and decisions, in line with the UN code of
    Conduct;
    Create and promote an environment for open and effective communication;
    Share knowledge and build a culture of knowledge sharing and learning;
    Be strong team player.
    Required Skills and Experience
    Education:
    Masters’ Degree in Development Studies or Social Sciences, or other
    relevant field. Gender or Human Rights Studies a strong advantage.
    Experience:
    At least five years of experience in development
    cooperation/management with at least three in the area of women’s
    rights, gender equality and gender mainstreaming
    Previous international and country level experience with the United
    Nations preferably on UN interagency coordination and reform –
    delivering as one or joint programming or with bilateral missions or
    organizations.
    Experience in working with multiple stakeholders and multi-sectoral
    responses essential: DPs, governments, and civil society/NGOs, on
    advocacy/communications on gender and development and gender
    mainstreaming.
    Experience in project/programme development/planning, monitoring and reporting essential.
    Familiarity with UN Women and its mandate and strategic priorities a strong advantage.
    Knowledge about the UN and RC systems would be an advantage.
    Fluency in both written and spoken English (English as a native language is a strong advantage).
    Application procedure:
    CV or P11 (the form that can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment/ )
    A letter of interest (in English) indicating availability for the assignment.
    The payment is in the form of a lump sum monthly payments after certification of deliverables.
    UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender,
    nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous
    groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
    All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

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