Програмний/аї менеджер/ка з питань ґендерно зумовленого насильства у Фонд Народонаселення ООН в Україні
Job Title: National Post – Programme Manager, GBV, Kyiv, Ukraine
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
This post is non-rotational.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN TO UKRAINIAN NATIONALS ONLY
Post type: Fixed-term appointment
Closing date: 03 August 2018 (5 pm Kyiv time)
Duty station: Kyiv, Ukraine
Duration: one year renewable (*)
[*] No expectancy of renewal in accordance with UN Staff Regulation 4.5
The Programme Manager on GBV (Gender Based Violence) is located in Ukraine Country Office and reports to the UNFPA Assistant Representative.
The Programme Manager substantively contributes to the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of GBV prevention and response and is responsible for managing the country programme’s GBV portfolio. S/he analyses and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks. The Programme Manager on GBV guides and facilitates the delivery of UNFPA’s programmes by monitoring results achieved during implementation. S/he ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.
The Programme Manager facilitates the work of consultants, advisors, and experts, and establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bilateral donor agencies and civil society to address emerging issues. S/he must effectively influence counterparts from diverse backgrounds to jointly contribute to achieving UNFPA’s mandate.
Internal contacts include the Representative, Assistant Representative, the CO’s programme/ technical team, communications, resource mobilization, partnership and operations teams. External contacts include other UN agencies in country, and counterparts and partners in Country programme activities, including international NGOs, experts etc.
Main Tasks & Responsibilities
- In collaboration with the UNFPA Regional Office, government counterparts, NGOs and other partners, contributes substantively to the design of the country programme and its component projects in the area of GBV prevention and response, in line with government priorities and according to UNFPA programme policies and procedures. Ensures quality of programme design incorporating lessons learned, newly developed policies and best practices and establishes appropriate execution and monitoring mechanisms and systems. In collaboration with government counterparts, NGOs and other partners, contributes to the implementation and monitoring of the ongoing Country Programme;
- Coordinates, supports and manages the coherent and effective implementation of the GBV components of UNFPA’s humanitarian and development response activities, using a results-based approach incorporating creativity, innovation, and responsiveness to the needs, and thorough monitoring and reporting;
- Stays abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks, and prepares briefs and inputs for policy dialogue, technical assistance coordination, and development frameworks;
- Expedites and coordinates Programme implementation establishing collaborative relationships with executing agencies, experts, government counterparts and other UN agencies facilitating timely and efficient delivery of program inputs;
- Analyses and reports on Programme progress in terms of achieving results, using existing monitoring and evaluation tools and introducing new mechanisms and systems where necessary; identifies constraints and resource deficiencies and recommends corrective actions. Monitors Program expenditures and disbursements to ensure delivery is in line with approved project budgets and to realize targeted delivery levels;
- Helps create and document knowledge about trends in the areas of GBV prevention and response by analyzing programme, projects, strategies, approaches and ongoing experience for lessons learned, best practices, and shares with management for use in knowledge sharing and planning future strategies;
- Facilitates technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy documents to address GBV issues through various key partners;
- Contributes substantially to advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of the Country Office by preparing relevant documentation, i.e. project summaries, conference papers, speeches, donor profiles, and participating in donor meetings and public information events;
- Develops strategic partnerships, maintains networks and close linkages with relevant government stakeholders, international organizations, donors, key policy makers, women and youth organizations, educators, donor community, research institutions;
- Performs other duties as assigned by the UNFPA Representative and/or Assistant Representative.
Qualifications and Experience
Advanced University degree in social work or other social sciences, public/community health, gender, legal advice as it relates to gender and GBV, management, development, or related field.
Knowledge and Experience:
- Two years of professional experience in programme/ project management
- Experience in implementation and monitoring of GBV prevention and response programmes
- Proven ability to advocate for and advance a policy-oriented agenda
- Proven track record, practical experience and knowledge of GBV issues
- Familiarity with UN procedures and working methods, particularly with UNFPA agenda, policies and procedures is a plus
Fluency in English, Ukrainian and Russian is required.
Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
Embracing cultural diversity
Developing and applying professional expertise/ business acumen
Thinking analytically and strategically
Working in teams/ managing ourselves and our relationship
Communicating for impact
Providing strategic focus
Engaging internal/external partners
Leading, developing and empowering people/ creating a culture of performance
Making decisions and exercising judgment
Functional Skill Set:
Advocacy/ Advancing a policy-oriented agenda
Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/ building strategic alliances and partnerships
Delivering results-based programmes
Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilization
UNFPA Work Environment
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