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Programme Officer Job at UN WOMEN - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Programme Officer

Jobs at:
UN WOMEN

Deadline of this Job:
09 June, 2017

Duty Station:
Yumbe, UGANDA

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Job details:
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. Placing ‘women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates the United Nations system-wide efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality and gender mainstreaming translate into action. lt provides strong and coherent leadership and technical advice in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts, building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.
Under the direct supervision of the Coordination Specialist, the Programme Officer - Gender and Humanitarian, analyzes political, social and economic trends and supports formulation, management, operation, humanitarian partner support and evaluation of program activities within his/her portfolio and provides advisory services to partners in local government, UN and CSOS in West Nile and Northern Uganda. Through the Coordination Specialist, provides analysis for formulation of strategies and briefings to senior management while being based in Yumbe with regular travel to the Refugee settlements in Northern Uganda.
lt is against this background that UN Women Uganda Country office seeks to hire a qualified and committed person for a position of Programme Officer to support the implementation of a on Gender & Humanitarian framework in Uganda.
Grade: SB-3
Duty Station: Yumbe, UGANDA
Application Deadline: 09 June, 2017
Language Required: English
Type of contract: Service Contract
Initial duration: 1 Year
Job application procedure
lnterested applicants can visit our careers page below and submit applications based on the detail instructions provided online: https://jobs.undp.org/cj.view-job.cfm?cur-job-id=72569
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. UN Women is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women and men are highly encouraged to apply.