Apply: UN Women Programme Coordinator

Deadline: 20 June, 2020

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

UN Women is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Programme Coordinator in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The duration of this post is one year.

UN Women is the UN organisation dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women.


  • Lead the overall coordination of the Spotlight Regional Programme Stream I (SRPS1) component and implementation of pillar 6:
  • Coordinate the overall programme implementation according to the programme document
  • Liaise with the programme steering committee, counterparts, donors, UN Women and partners to ensure the programme results are achieved and resources are managed
  • Prepare and present work plans, periodic narrative progress reports and expenditure status reports to the programme steering committee, UN Women and other stakeholders as necessary
  • Establish systems for programme planning, implementation and monitoring in collaboration with partners
  • Record and maintain documents on relevant programme activities, issues, and risks
  • Manage coordination with regional partners and other stakeholders:
  • Manage relationships with regional implementing partners to support implementation of the SRPS1 component, raise potential problems and provide solutions
  • Provide substantial guidance to partners on establishment of performance indicators, and monitoring achievement of results
  • Identify capacity building needs and support partners through technical assistance, mentoring, training, and cross partner learning and sharing, and capacity development initiatives; develop training materials and workshops, as necessary
  • Oversee the monitoring and reporting on the SRPS1 component:
  • Gather and compile all information necessary for monitoring, evaluation and reporting on the programme
  • Monitor the implementation of activities and the expenditure of funds by partners
  • Finalise annual and quarterly reports; finalise the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports
  • Provide inputs from SRPS1 component activities and results to Country Office reporting
  • Ensure the delivery of baseline, monitoring, evaluation plans and reports (flash, progress and final) based on information compiled from colleagues and stakeholders


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Public Administration, Law, Human Rights, Gender Equality, Management, Social Sciences or other related areas is required
  • First level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree
  • Project/programme management certification would be an added advantage
  • Seven years, minimum, of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in managing complex and multi-component programme interventions with regional partners, preferably related to EVAW and women’s human rights
  • Experience in coordinating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development programmes and projects, specifically, with different UN agencies
  • Previous experience working in the UN system is an advantage
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Working knowledge of French is an asset

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