Programme Analyst-Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action in Bangladesh
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.
UN Women Bangladesh Country Office (BCO) has been working since 2012 on CCA/DRR supporting climate vulnerable women from the most disaster prone parts of the country and undertaking evidence and knowledge generation through series of research and studies to establish the importance of gender mainstreaming in DRR/CCA & humanitarian policies strategies and actions, with the belief that such gender responsive DRR/CCA & humanitarian programmes and policies will lead to resilience and empowerment of women and girls. BCO also has been providing technical support to the Humanitarian Country Task Team through Gender in Humanitarian Actions (GiHA) working group to integrate gender aspects in the humanitarian actions.
Reporting to Programme Specialist – Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action, the Monitoring and Reporting Analyst contributes to the effective management of UN Women programmes in the Bangladesh in the area of Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action by providing substantive inputs to programme design, formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. S/he guides and facilitates the delivery of UN Women programmes by monitoring results achieved during implementation and ensuring appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary. She/he works in close collaboration with the programme and operations team, UN Women HQ staff, Government officials, multi and bi-lateral donors and civil society ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation under portfolio.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action
- Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of programme/ project proposals and initiatives;
- Identify areas for support and intervention related to the programme.
2. Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the of Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action programme
- Draft annual workplan and budget;
- Coordinate implementation of programme activities;
- Draft and provide inputs to annual and quarterly reports.
- Coordinate and monitor the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;
- Train partners on Results Based Management and monitor implementation.
3. Provide technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners
- Coordinate and provide technical support in the implementation of programme activities;
- Coordinate relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the of Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action programme;
- Identify opportunities for capacity building of partners and facilitate technical/ programming support and trainings to partners, as needed.
4. Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the programme/ project
- Monitor progress of implementation of activities and finances using results based management tools;
- Draft reports on monitoring missions, programme results s, outputs and outcomes;
- Provide substantive inputs to the preparation of donor and UN Women reports.
5. Provide substantive technical inputs to the management of people and finances of the Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action programme
- Monitor budget implementation and make budget re-alignments/ revisions, as necessary;
- Monitor the allocation and disbursement of funds of participating partners;
6. Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies
- Provide substantive inputs to resource mobilization strategies as requested including preparing relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, briefing notes, speeches;
- Participate in donor meetings, as needed.
7. Contribute to inter-agency coordination to achieve a coherent and aligned presence for Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action in the country
- Provide substantive technical support to the Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action team on inter-agency coordination related activities by drafting background reports and briefs.
8. Advocate and facilitate knowledge building and communication efforts
- Develop background documents, briefs and presentations related to Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action;
- Coordinate and organize advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;
- Coordinate the development of knowledge management methodologies, and products on Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action.
Key Performance Indicators:
- Timely and quality substantive inputs programme strategies and activities;
- Timely and quality substantive inputs to workplans and budgets;
- Adherence to UN Women standards and rules;
- Timely monitoring and tracking of programme results and finances;
- Relationship with partners and stakeholders;
- Timely organization of events;
- Quality of knowledge and advocacy products.
- Respect for Diversity;
- Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues;
- Creative Problem Solving;
- Effective Communication;
- Inclusive Collaboration;
- Stakeholder Engagement;
- Leading by Example.
Please visit this link for more information on UN Women’s Core Values and Competencies: http://www.unwomen.org/-/media/headquarters/attachments/sections/about%20us/employment/un-women-employment-values-and-competencies-definitions-en.pdf
- Good programme formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation skills;
- Good knowledge of Results Based Management;
- Ability to gather and interpret data, reach logical conclusions and present findings and recommendations;
- Good analytical skills;
- Good knowledge of technical area;
- Ability to identify and analyze trends, opportunities and threats to fundraising
Required Skills and Experience
Education and certification:
- Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, human rights, gender/women's studies, international development, or a related field is required.
- At least 2 years of progressively responsible work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building;
- Experience in the Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change, Humanitarian Action is an asset;
- Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset.
- Fluency in English is required;
- Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.
- 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/employmen;.
- Kindly note that the system will only allow one attachment. Applications without the completed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment.