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Communications and Monitoring & Evalaution Officer
|Advertised on behalf of :|
|Location :||Port Sudan-Red Sea state, SUDAN|
|Application Deadline :||26-Mar-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Service Contract|
|Post Level :||SB-4|
|Languages Required :||Arabic English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||One Year|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||One Year|
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.
Sudan has entered an era of democratic transition after a 30-year dictator rule. The current process of the transition is challenging due to the dire socio-economic and political situations the country is passing through. The deteriorated economic situations have negatively reflected in a massive collapse of the local currency, deteriorated standard of living and lack of security. The process of the institutional reform, mainly reforming public sectors institutions to deliver timely and efficient public services has been slowed down by the political fragility, inadequate resources, and delay in the signing of the peace agreement. Women are still bearing the brunt of the economic deterioration. Women’ engagement in agriculture and in the informal sector affect their ability to afford basic family needs. Moreover, women access to microfinance institutions to enhance their economic opportunities is affected by cultural barriers and by lack of knowledge to access microfinance institutions. The historical social norms and stereotypes imposed on women have worsened the unequal power structure and often deter women’s ability to make decision and to negotiate their rights.
In line with the County priorities, UN Women works with different sectors to jointly promote women’s economic empowerment and bring the transitional government to account for gender at macro, meso and micro economic level in the process of the economic reform. In this regard, and under the European Union Emergency Trust Fund for stability and addressing root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa (EUTF) to support the democratic transition in Sudan, UN Women in partnership with the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation (AICS) are implementing three- years project titled Women’s Empowerment for resilience, Inclusion, Sustainability and Environment in Eastern States. The project aims to create a conducive environment for the economic empowerment of women living in the most vulnerable situations in Khartoum, Kassala, Gedaref and Red Sea states. Specifically, the project objectives focus on improving access of young women and men, living in vulnerable situations, to a more inclusive market system, strengthen the capacity of institutions at Federal and State levels to enhance GEWE and reflect on the social norms and attitudes towards GEWE.
Base on the project objectives, UN Women is seeking to recruit Communication and M&E specialists based in Red Sea State to undertake the following task and responsibilities:
Under the guidance and supervision of the Programme Specialist, the M&E and Communication Officer (Communication Advocacy and M&E) supports effective delivery of the program by monitoring program implementation consistent with UN Women rules and regulations. He/she contributes to the effective implementation of the project, ensures that monitoring and evaluation requirements for programme are met. The communication and M&E specialist work in close collaboration with the project manager, Program and Operations Teams, to ensure adequate exchange of information, timely updates and other follow ups as required.
Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:
Monitor the implementation and the evaluation of the project Facilitate monitoring of the project’ implementation and evaluation of the project intended result
?Provide a coherent project communications and advocacy strategy/knowledge repository and hub for the project
Provide communication support to the implementation of the project activities with the local partners and stakeholders
The key results have an impact on the overall performance of the Programme Unit and success in implementation of programme strategies. Accurate analysis and presentation of information enhances UN Women position as a strong development partner. The information provided facilitates decision making of the management
CORE VALUES / GUIDING PRINCIPLES
Required Skills and Experience
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.