UN Women
State Coordinator - COVID-19 and Ensuring Women’s Health
Health, Doctors, Nurses, HIV / AIDS, Nutrition
Guwahati Assam
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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 the Key Functions:

  • Project implementation;

  • Facilitation of Knowledge Building and Knowledge Sharing;

  • Any other duties assigned by the UN Women office.

Project Implementation:

  • Support implementation of project activities and develop a mechanism to monitor implementation of planned activities and budgets.

  • Under the guidance of the supervisor, support the establishment of advocacy networks at state level.

  • Support strategic partnerships by participating in workshops and public information events.

  • Support the Programme Team in the financial management of programmes.

  • Provide guidance to the executing agencies on routine implementation of projects.

  • Support relevant, high-impact advocacy activities and campaigns and other key partners.

  • Coordinate key meetings, conferences, and training under the project, and prepare proceedings report/meeting minutes.

  • Manage project activities and evaluation according to results-based management requirements.

  • Maintain project related reports/files and extend support preparation of quarterly narrative reports.

Facilitation of Knowledge Building and Knowledge Sharing:

  • Support synthesis of lessons learnt, and best practices related to programme management.

  • Support synthesis of lessons learned from the project.

  • Support in documenting good practices and updates from the programme, for website and quarterly reporting;

  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

  • Support organization of training for the office staff and partners on programme and operations related issues.

  • Support in the coordination and maintaining database of partners.

  • Support to build 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.

Apart from the above the State Coordinator-Assam will also be required to execute other duties and assignments entrusted by UN Women as relevant to the implementation of the project.

Any other duties assigned by the UN Women office.

Key Result 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

  • Minimum Secondary education. University degree in Social Sciences/ Social Work/Rural Development/Gender Studies/ Policy or related fields will be an asset.


  • A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience at the national/state level working with development projects including hand-on experience of design, implementation and monitoring of projects preferably in the area of violence against women and Women’s Rights.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English, Hindi and Assamese is required.

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

How to apply

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