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Programme Analyst, Humanitarian Action
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Nairobi, KENYA|
|Application Deadline :||05-Feb-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||TA International|
|Post Level :||P-2|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||364 days|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
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.
In Kenya, the UN Women Country Programme contributes to the development objectives of Kenya’s blueprint, the Vision 2030, the SDGs particularly, SDG 5 and is aligned to the United Nations Development Assistance Frameworks (UNDAF) 2018-2022 as well as UN Women Global Strategic Plan. The Kenya Country Programme - “Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Gains Consolidated' - aims to achieve the following results: (i) Increased women’s leadership and participation in governance; (ii) Strengthened women’s economic empowerment; (iii) Increased protection of women against gender-based violence & access to justice for women; and (iv) Strengthened women’s leadership in peace building and humanitarian response.
The Women, Peace and Security (WPS), Humanitarian and Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) programme in Kenya Country Office is conceived and anchored within the framework of Kenya National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325, the commitments of the World Humanitarian Summit, Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).The programme embodies the “Leave No One Behind” principle, by ensuring the inclusion of women, youth and other marginalized groups in peace, security and humanitarian initiatives. The Programme focuses on two key areas; a) Development and implementation of gender responsive polices and frameworks on peace and security and DRR; and b) Women and girls have access to DRR and humanitarian services.
In 2020 UN Women supported the Government of Kenya on developing its second-generation National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 (KNAP II). The programme “prioritizes the implementation of Kenya’s Second National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325, (Pillar Participation, Protection, Prevention and Relief and Recovery), including integrating gender in the prevention and countering of violent extremism (PCVE). It seeks to promotes inclusivity, cohesiveness, localizations, and resilience.
As part of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS), Humanitarian and Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) programme, UN Women with support from the Government of Japan will be implementing a 2-year Project on “Enhancing Women’s Resilience in Refugee Camps and Host Communities” which is contextualized to the global LEAP (Leadership, Empowerment, Access & Protection in Crisis Response) Programme and will be implemented in Garissa county which hosts Dadaab Refugee Camp and Turkana County which hosts Kakuma Refugee Camp and Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement.
Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Country Director of and the daily supervision of the Peace and Security Specialist, the Programme Analyst-Humanitarian Action is responsible for managing the development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the Country Office’s Women, Peace and Security, Humanitarian and Disaster Risk Reduction programme with special focus on the “Enhancing Women’s Resilience in Refugee Camps and Host Communities” project that will be implemented in Garissa and Turkana counites. The functions include providing technical support, overseeing, budget management, building partnerships and providing support in resource mobilization, and managing knowledge building efforts.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Humanitarian Action in Kenya.
Provide Substantive Technical support to the implementation and management of Humanitarian Programme.
Provide technical assistance and capacity development to Humanitarian programme partners.
Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the Humanitarian programme.
Provide substantive technical inputs to the management of people and finances of the Humanitarian programme.
Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies.
Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on Humanitarian Action to systematically integrate gender and social inclusion.
Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
Key Performance Indicators
Required Skills and Experience
Education and Certification
Please note that applications without a completed and signed UN Women P-11 form will be treated as incomplete and will not be considered for further assessment. UN Women Personal History form (P-11) can be downloaded from http://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment .
UNWOMEN is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.