Planning and Coordination Consultant
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Vacancy title:
Planning and Coordination Consultant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

UN Women

Deadline of this Job:
30 May 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 24, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In doing so, UN Member States took an historic step in accelerating the Organization’s goals on gender equality and the empowerment of women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, ...

Duties and Responsibilities
Objectives of the assignment:

• To provide support to the CISPP unit on strategic planning, knowledge management, operations, partnership building, coordination as well as advocacy and communication;
• To coordinate the ESARO Youth engagement work.
• Scope Of Work

• Reporting to the Regional Planning and Coordination Specialist, the consultant will work in the CISPP unit providing support on strategic planning, knowledge management, operations, partnership building, coordination as well as advocacy and communication.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Coordinate the collation of comments from Regional Office reviews of Strategic Notes for 2 country offices;
• Review program and project proposals sent for the Regional Level Project Approval Committee’s processing;
• Convene at least 2 youth Community of Practice meetings and follow up the agreed on actions;
• Finalize the regional Youth Engagement Strategy and coordinate its dissemination to RO and M/Cos;
• Coordinate the establishment of the ESA regional Youth Steering Committee;
• Ensure the Unit’s Q3 RMS reports include work on youth engagement;
• Update unit budgets, liaising with Finance colleagues to ensure all new funds are reflected in ATLAS;
• Provide logistical support for meetings the unit leads on including but not limited to: the Regional Gender Working Group (RGWG) work planning meeting; Regional Office Q3 review and planning meeting;
• Contribute content on youth engagement to proposal documents and briefing notes on request.
• Deliverables (A clear and unequivocal definition of the final product)

• A final Youth Engagement Strategy;
• Minutes of the Youth Community of Practice meetings;
• Draft workplan of the Youth Steering Committee and meeting minutes;
• Results of Youth initiatives reflected in Q3 RMS reports;
• Practices from ESA included in monthly global UN Coordination Community of Practice newsletters;
• Q3 review and planning meeting notes;
• Competencie
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 gender equity and women’s empowerment issues;
• Good knowledge of UN system and understanding of inter-agency coordination processes;
• Good knowledge of results-based programme planning and management;
• Ability to promote and monitor inclusion of gender-specific objectives, indicators, targets and activities in the UN agencies programmes;
• Good analytical skills;
• Ability to provide advice and support.

• Required Skills and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in international development, public administration, public policy, or other relevant social science field is required;
• A project/programme management certification (such as PMP®, PRINCE2®, or MSP®) would be an added advantage.

• At least 6 years of progressively responsible experience working with inter-agency coordination and strategic programme planning processes;
• Experience in the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of programmes;
• Experience working in gender equality and women’s rights at the international level is an asset;
• Experience working in developing countries within the UN system, Agencies, Funds or Programs is an asset.
• Language Requirements

• Fluency in English is required;
• Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 May 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 24-05-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-05-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-05-2065
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