UN Women
Project Manager- COVID-19 and Ensuring Women’s Health
Project Associate, Project leaders, Project Assistant
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Nov 30 2021


About the Organization

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also known as UN Women, is a United Nations entity working for the empowerment of women. UN Women became operational in January 2011.

Job Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

  • Implementation of programme strategies;

  • Management of the Programme;

  • Creation of strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization strategy for the programme activities and the EVAW programmes;

  • Provision of advisory services to the Government and facilitation of knowledge building and management;

  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor.

Support the management and provide technical support:

  • Provide technical support in the development and implementation of an integrated strategy for the delivery of technical assistance, policy advocacy and programme support. The strategy should reflect the response and recovery of COVID-19;

  • Delivery and monitoring of activities aligned to the Programme Framework;

  • Draft annual workplans and progress and financial reports under the Programme Framework and as per internal UN Women processes;

  • Facilitate outreach and media campaigns on SGBV for women and girls and also men and boys;

  • Review project implementation and expenditure using ATLAS;

  • Document good practices and updates from the programme, for website and quarterly reporting;

  • Regular coordination with the Programme Lead – (EVAWG).

Implementing of processes and documentation:

  • Document and track innovative strategies/best practices/new approaches;

  • Ensure the implementation of the programme aligned to the programme strategy;

  • Review and adopt new approaches as applicable.

Coordination and maintaining database of partners:

  • Coordinate with UN agencies under the programme and other team members of UN Women;

  • Expand and maintain a database of partners including government functionaries and nodal Ministries. addressing the heterogenous women’s group (disability, age, ethnicity, etc.);

  • Build and facilitate strategic partnerships with relevant stakeholders and;

  • Ensure effective communication and coordination with implementing partners in Assam for community level mobilization.

  • Draft and work in accordance with the resource mobilization strategy;

  • Track and report on mobilized resources.

Basic research and analysis:

  • Research best practices and pose new, more effective ways of doing things;

  • Build and support the development of knowledge resources on SGBV: prevention and response including but not limited to resource kits/tool kits, information booklets; technology enabled interactive audio-visual tools and posts on social media for a multi-stakeholder audience;

  • Build collective evidence on existing policies and new labour laws and legal frameworks, including but not limited to Industrial Relations Code Bill 2020, the Code on Social Security Bill 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Working Conditions, 2020 , specially on women in the tea sector;

  • Maintain a record of meetings and official communication.

Support the preparation of information for advocacy:

  • Identify relevant information for advocacy with multiple and varied stakeholders and partners;

  • Provide policy advice and technical support to Government functionaries and stakeholders related to Assam tea sector;

  • Build an online repository of knowledge resources and meeting records.

Any other task assigned by the Programme Lead and Representative/Deputy Representative with regard to overall programmatic functions.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Timely and accurate support to events, workshops, and missions;

  • Full compliance of administrative activities with UN Women rules, regulations, policies and procedures;

  • Timely recording of overall programme unit finances;

  • Timely and accurate tracking of data for CO management and donor purposes;

  • Quality maintenance of internal systems.

Education Qualification/Required Skills & Experience

  • Masters’ degree in social sciences, women’s human rights, international studies, law or any other related discipline.


  • 5 years of professional experience with programming, especially project design, implementation, management and evaluation;

  • Programming experience on human rights and violence against women would be an asset;

  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spread sheet and database packages;

  • Experience in handling of web-based management systems.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English and Hindi is required;

  • Knowledge of Assamese is an asset;

  • Knowledge of the other UN official working language is an asset.

How to apply

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