Programme Coordination Officer
- address capacity gaps in gender responsive budgeting by incorporating GRB training for frontline government officials and CSO’s;
- develop a GRB monitoring and evaluation mechanism for effective coordination and implementation;
- develop a model of sex-disaggregated database for government ministries and departments. The project is aligned with National Women Development Policy -2011 and its action plan.
- Gender Equality
- Securing access to basic social services
Duties and Responsibilities
- Provide coordination and other logistics support to the GRB project implementation;
- Provide effective communication and information support and liaise with stakeholders to facilitate knowledge building and sharing on GRB;
- Provide support to the National Project Director in maintaining regular communication with relevant ministries and civil society organizations;
- Ensure logistics and content support to organize Project Steering Committee (PSC) and Project Implementation Committee meetings regularly;
- Support monitoring of budget implementation and project activity expenditures in close coordination with UN Women and Ministry of Women and Children Affairs;
- Provide inputs to project documentation process, coordinate dissemination of knowledge projects to wider audience;
- Support provided for the effective implementation of the GRB project;
- Support provided for timely and accurate administrative support and scheduling of meetings;
- Support provided for the capacity building of project stakeholders as required;
- Support provided to visualize the evidence and results through advocacy and dialogue;
- Support provided for timely and accurate communication and information to other stakeholders within and outside UN Women;
- The development of capacity through coaching, mentoring and formal on-the-job training, when working with (including supervising) national staff or (non-) governmental counter-parts, including Implementing Partners (IPs);
- Age, Gender and Diversity (AGD) perspective is systematically applied, integrated and documented in all activities throughout the assignment;
- A final statement of achievements towards volunteerism for peace and development dur-ing the assignment, such as reporting on the number of volunteers mobilized, activities participated in and capacities developed.
- Adaptability and Flexibility
- Commitment and Motivation
- Commitment to Continuous Learning
- Judgement and Decision-making
- Planning and Organizing
- Respect for Diversity
- Working in Teams
Required Skills and Experience
- Bachelor degree or equivalent
- Bachelor degree in Social Science, preferably in Communications and Gender and Human Rights related disciplines
- 36 Months
- Minimum of 3-4 years of relevant experience working on development communications, preferably in the UN system
- English (Mandatory) , Level - Fluent
- Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
- Mandatory Gender equality and the advancement of women Mandatory
Dhaka is the centre of political, cultural and economic life in Bangladesh. Although its urban infrastructure is the most developed in the country, Dhaka suffers from urban problems such as pollution, lack of public transport and overpopulation. In recent decades, Dhaka has seen modernization of services, communications and public works. The city is attracting large foreign investments and greater volumes of commerce and trade. It is also experiencing an increasing influx of people from across the nation; this has reportedly made Dhaka one of the fastest growing cities in the world.
- The contract lasts for the period indicated above with possibility of extensions subject to availability of funding, operational necessity and satisfactory performance. However, there is no expectation of renewal of the assignment;
- Travel to duty station (if applicable) and a Settling-In-Grant will be provided in the event the duty station is not within commuting distance from the place of recruitment. The applicable Volunteer Living Allowance is provided monthly to cover housing, utilities and normal cost of living expenses. Life, health and permanent disability insurance are included (health insurance for up to 3 dependents), as well as final repatriation (if applicable) and resettlement allowance for satisfactory service;
- Furthermore, in non-family duty stations that belong to hardship categories D or E, as classified by the ICSC, a Well-Being Differential (WBD) on a monthly basis will be provided.
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