Project Analyst, Good Governance for Gender Equality in Georgia (GG4GEG), Women’s Economic Empowerment, United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women)

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Background

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. UN Women in Georgia supports state and non-state partners towards the achievement of substantive gender equality in Georgia. In line with national and international commitments, UN Women works on the levels of policy and legislation, institutions and grassroots, in order to achieve transformative results for increased gender equality and greater protection of the rights of women and girls.

In July 2023 UN Women, with the generous support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs launched a project “Good Governance for Gender Equality in Georgia” (GG4GEG) phase II. The impact-level goal of the project is to cover work under women's economic empowerment portfolio with the key emphasis on working with gender responsive private sector and supporting women's increased participation in agritourism and ICT fields.

Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Country Representative and direct supervision of UN Women Programme Analyst the Project Analyst will support the office in planning, implementing, and managing UN Women interventions under the above-mentioned project. The Project Analyst will work in close collaboration with the programme, operations and communications team in Georgia, Responsible Parties, service providers, UN Women consultants, Government officials, private sector representatives and other relevant stakeholders, ensuring successful UN Women programme implementation and achievement of planned results.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Project Analyst will carry out the following functions under the direct supervision of WEE Programme Analyst:

  • Ensure that progress is made in achieving WEE goals and objectives in line with the project document; work towards timely implementation of the detailed annual work plan together with project partners, consultants and beneficiaries;
  • Work towards safeguarding, monitoring and facilitating quality assurance of all the WEE activities as spelled out in the project document;
  • Monitor progress of implementation of activities and finances;
  • Organize and attend field missions and draft reports on monitoring missions;
  • Provide inputs to the quarterly and annual UN Women reporting system (RMS), and contribute to the preparation of donor reports or presentations;
  • Contribute to the selection of international and national consultants/companies and preparation of procurements and contracting packages in line with the work plans and UN Women rules and guidelines;
  • Supervise national and international consultants and service providers working in the frameworks of the WEE project;
  • Ensure adherence to project objectives, rules, regulations, processes and procedures in the planning and implementation of project activities;
  • Prepare relevant documentation such as project summaries, conference papers, speeches, donor profiles, and participate in donor meetings and public information events;
  • Plan and contribute to the implementation of communications components of the WEE project, including through producing social media posts, website articles and other relevant materials on the project achievements and activities;
  • Coordinate and maintain relationships with national partners to support implementation of programmatic interventions in the area of women’s economic empowerment;
  • Review, and as relevant, coordinate the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;
  • Draft and coordinate the call/request for proposals, including the organization of technical review committees, and capacity assessment of partners;
  • Identify capacity development needs of stakeholders;
  • Provide partners with technical assistance, mentoring, training and capacity development initiatives, as needed;
  • Keep updated a mapping of main stakeholders/partners, specifically WEPs companies, in the WEE project;
  • Coordinate and organize events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products;
  • Contribute to the development of knowledge management strategies, methodologies, and products on WEE;
  • Identify and synthesize best practices and lessons learned that are directly linked to the implementation of the WEE project and contribute to their dissemination;
  • Provide substantive inputs to resource mobilization strategies, analyzing and maintaining relevant information;
  • Analyze and research information on donors, prepare substantive briefs on possible areas of cooperation, identification of opportunities for cost sharing;
  • Ensure proper maintenance of the documentation and filing system; and Perform other relevant duties as required.

Competencies

Corporate:

  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN's values and ethical standards
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UN Women
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Is familiar with UN system

Technical/Functional:

  • Proficiency in IT skills demonstrated
  • Proficiency in English and Georgian demonstrated
  • Sound knowledge of gender equality and WEE issues
  • Proficiency in academic writing and reporting demonstrated
  • Knowledge and understanding of UN WOMEN administrative procedures and functions will be an asset
  • Familiarity with results-based management and human rights-based programming will be an asset

Behavioral:

  • Excellent interpersonal and strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment demonstrated
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work as a member of a team
  • Ability to approach work with energy, commitment and a positive, constructive attitude
  • Resourceful in finding solutions

Required Skills and Experience

Academic Background:

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in gender/women's studies, international development, human rights, economics, law or a related field
  • A first-level university degree (Bachelor’s degree) in the areas mentioned above in combination with additional 2 years of qualifying experience will be given due consideration in lieu of Master’s degree.
  • A project/programme management certification would be an added advantage

Relevant work experience:

  • Up to 2 years (with Master´s degree) or minimum 2 years with Bachelor’s degree) of relevant work experience in development programme/project implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation, donor reporting and capacity building
  • Up to 2 years (with Master´s degree) or minimum 2 years with Bachelor’s degree) of work experience in the area of gender equality and women’s empowerment Experience working on women’s economic empowerment
  • Experience coordinating and liaising with government agencies and/or donors is an asset

Languages:

  • Fluency in written and spoken Georgian and English

Management arrangements:

The contractor will report to and work under direct supervision of the WEE Programme Analyst and overall guidance of UN Women Georgia Deputy Country Representative.

Application package for the position of Project Analyst for on SB****4****-****Q1 level should consist of:

How to Submit the Application:

  • Download and complete the UN Women Personal History Form (P11) - https://www.unwomen.org/en/about-us/employment/application-process
  • Merge your UN Women Personal History Form (P11), CV and Motivation Letter into a single file. The system does not allow for more than one attachment to be uploaded;
  • Click on the Job Title (job vacancy announcement);
  • Click 'Apply Now' button, fill in necessary information on the first page, and then click 'Submit Application’;
  • Upload your application/single file as indicated above with the merged documents (underlined above);
  • You will receive an automatic response to your email confirming receipt of your application by the system.

Notes:

  • UN Women retains the right to contact references directly. Due to the large numbers of applications we receive, we are able to inform only the successful candidates about the outcome or status of the selection process.

At UN Women, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. UN Women recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, competence, integrity and organizational need.

If you need any reasonable accommodation to support your participation in the recruitment and selection process, please include this information in your application.

UN Women has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UN Women, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to UN Women’s policies and procedures and the standards of conduct expected of UN Women personnel and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. (Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.)

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