Re-Advertised - Programme Analyst (Climate Smart Agriculture)
Location : Pretoria, SOUTH AFRICA
Application Deadline : 02-Apr-21
(Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract : Service Contract
Post Level : SB-4
Languages Required : English
Duration of Initial Contract : One year with possibility of extension
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.
Readvertisement - candidates who previously applied need not reapply.
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.
Women South Africa Multi-Country Office (SAMCO) is based in Pretoria, South Africa and covers 5 countries (Botswana, Lesotho Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland). SAMCO works with government, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and the Private Sector to contribute to gender equality through formulation and implementation of norms, laws, policies, programmes and services that ensure the human rights of women and girls and increases economic participation. SAMCO's programmes include increasing women's political participation and leadership, securing women's economic rights, strengthening women's involvement in peace building, ending violence against women and making government budgets and policies gender responsive.
UN Women South Africa is implementing a flagship programme on
Stimulating Equal Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs through Affirmative Procurement, Investment and Supply Chain Policies. The programme seeks to improve women's access to public and private procurement of goods and services in general, linking women through the value chain. Within CSA, UN Women focuses on supporting women in agriculture to fully and equally participate in decision-making at all levels as necessary for the development of appropriate policy interventions; deployment of more effective tools, technologies, infrastructure and institutions to implement measures to build resilience; and the achievement of sustainable resource management for resilient green value chains.
Reporting to The Programme Specialist and overall supervision of the Deputy Representative, the incumbent will be responsible for is responsible for planning, implementing and managing UN Women interventions under the Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) Portfolio which includes ensuring the delivery of project commitments, coordinating relationships with national partners and stakeholders, monitoring and tracking progress, and managing project finances in accordance to UN Women rules and procedures S/he contributes to project research, financial management, and programme implementation including providing necessary operational, administrative and programmatic support.
Duties and Responsibilities
Contribute technically to the development of programme strategies in the area of Climate Smart Agriculture
Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the Climate Smart Agriculture programme
Provide technical assistance and capacity development to project/programme partners
Provide technical inputs to the monitoring and reporting of the Climate Smart Agriculture programme
Provide substantive technical inputs to the management of people and finances of the Climate Smart Agriculture programme
Provide substantive inputs to building partnerships and resource mobilization strategies
Provide technical support to inter-agency coordination on Climate Smart Agriculture to achieve coherence and alignment of UN Women programmes with other partners in South Africa
Provide substantive inputs to advocacy, knowledge building and communication efforts
Core Values:Respect for Diversity; Integrity; Professionalism.
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
Required Skills and Experience
Application Process: The application should include:
UN WOMEN 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.
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. The creation of UN Women came about as part of the UN reform agenda, bringing together resources and mandates for greater impact. It merges and builds on the important work of four previously distinct parts of the UN system (DAW, OSAGI, INSTRAW and UNIFEM), which focused exclusively on gender equality and women's empowerment.ccgcUC7-owT1v
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