Programme Officer | Location : Gaza Field | Type of Appointment : Limited Duration Contract | Deadline for Application : 19 January 2016
Vacancy Announcement Number : 01-01-2016
Grade : Band F
Department/Division : DUO’s Office/Gender Initiative
In accordance with Agency policy and procedures, the ideal candidate will:
-Expedite and supervise implementation of the Gender Initiative Programme by establishing collaborative relationships with community based partners and supporting them technically and managerially.
-Act as UNRWA’s contact person for implementing partners for the Gender Initiative Programme, including selecting new partners when needed and ensuring existing partnerships are fostered and maintained.
-Coordinating with UNRWA departments and facilitating timely and efficient delivery of project inputs and outputs.
-Organizing and participating in programmer elated meetings and extending technical, programmatic and managerial support to implementing partners, including following up on the implementation of their projects and recommendations.
-Contribute to advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of the Gender Initiative Programme by:
-Analyze and report on Programme progress in terms of achieving results, using existing monitoring and evaluation tools; identify constraints and resource deficiencies and recommend corrective actions; monitor project expenditures and disbursements to ensure delivery is in line with the approved project budgets, donor requirements and to realize targeted delivery levels; Supporting the development of proposals and reports; conducting meetings civil society organizations; and attending donor meetings when required.
-Directly manage the work of the Gender Initiative Programme team and provide management support to field coordinators.
-Ensure administrative, procurement and financial processes and activities are in line with Programme budgets and work plans.
Performs other duties as may be assigned.
PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
-University degree in a business administration, communication, or social science.
-At least five years of relevant working experience in project/programme management, women’s and/or gender issues with at least 3 years of supervisory responsibilities; with International and/or UN Agencies.
-Proven ability to manage teams and relationships.
-Proven ability to manage programmers.
-Ability to communicate and develop people.
-Analytical and strategic thinking and result oriented.
-Ability to handle financial and accounting matters.
-Strong English and Arabic language skills.
-Good knowledge of the working of the civil society in the Gaza strip.
-Integrity, commitment and respect for diversity.
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
-Basic Salary: Monthly basic salary $1471.80 plus a currency adjustment factor (present rate 4.14%).
-Contract Duration: six months. Extension is subject to continued need, availability of funds and satisfactory service.
-Leave: 30 days annual leave.
-Other conditions of service and benefits may apply.
-A regular staff member can apply to this LDC post but will not be allowed to assume such post through secondment as he/she needs to leave his/her current post to accept LDC appointment.
Candidates with an equivalent combination of relevant academic qualifications, professional training and progressive work experience may also be considered.
Deadline for Application : 19 January 2016
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