UN Women Sénégal

Fonction publique, Administration
Immeuble no. 3, SCI Diama, Ngor-Virage B.P. 154 Dakar, SENEGAL, Sénégal

UN Women Sénégal

Fonction publique, Administration Immeuble no. 3, SCI Diama, Ngor-Virage B.P. 154 Dakar, SENEGAL, Sénégal

Project Coordination Specialist Humanitarian and DRR

  • Lieu de travail Dakar, Sénégal| Sénégal
  • Date d'expiration 05 Novembre
  • Secteur d'activité Fonction publique, Administration
  • Nombre de postes 01

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the Humanitarian and DRR Programme
  • Coordinate the overall Programme/Portfolio work plan development and implementation according to Strategic Note/ programme document;

  • Liaise with the Programme Board, national 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 expenditures status reports to the Programme Board and UN Women;

  • Establish systems for project planning, implementation and monitoring, in collaboration with partners;

  • Record and maintain documents on relevant Programme activities, issues, and risks.

  • Guide Coordination With National Partners And Other Stakeholders
  • Coordinate relationships with national partners to support implementation and expansion of the humanitarian and DRR Programme, raise potential problems and provide solutions;

  • Provide 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, cross-partner learning, and capacity development initiatives.

  • Coordinate the monitoring and reporting on the Humanitarian and DRR Programme
  • Gather and compile all information necessary for monitoring and reporting on programmes and projects from the planning to the evaluation stages;

  • Monitor the implementation of activities and the expenditure of funds by partners; conduct regular monitoring visits;

  • Write annual and quarterly reports; review and coordinate the submission of implementing partner financial and narrative reports;

  • Provide inputs from humanitarian and DRR programme activities and results to Regional Office reporting.

Manage financial resources and supervise staff

  • Supervise and manage a team of professional and administrative staff, review performance and mentor/ coach staff;

  • Coordinate development and preparation of financial resources of the Programme including budgeting and budget revisions, and expenditure tracking and reporting;

  • Oversee and monitor the allocation and disbursement of funds to participating partners.

  • Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies
  • Provide technical support to the development of partnerships and resource mobilization strategies;

  • Identify potential programmatic areas of cooperation, based on strategic goals of UN Women, country needs and donors’ priorities and develop the relevant partnerships.

  • Advocate and facilitate knowledge building and management and communication
  • Ensure documentation of the programme implementation process and products produced are in accordance with UN Women guidelines;

  • Contribute to the exchange of information and knowledge products internally and externally of the programme;

  • Organize major advocacy campaigns, events, trainings, workshops and knowledge products

Key performance indicators

  • Timely and quality implementation of Programme/Portfolio activities against set workplans, timelines and budgets, in line with the Strategic Note

  • Quality and timely reporting

  • Strong relations with partners and stakeholders

  • Regular and timely monitoring of activities

  • Timely and quality implementation of advocacy events in line with work plan

  • Enhanced best practices and lessons learned documented and circulated

Core Values

  • Respect for Diversity

  • Integrity

  • Professionalism

Core Competencies

  • Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues

  • Accountability

  • Creative Problem Solving

  • Effective Communication

  • Inclusive Collaboration

  • Stakeholder Engagement

  • Leading by Example

Functional Competencies

  • Strong

  • Strong budget and finance skills

  • Strong knowledge of Results Based Management

  • Ability to synthesize program performance data and produce analytical reports in order to inform management and strategic decision-making

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Good knowledge of UN programme management systems

Required Skills And Experience

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in public administration, law, human rights, gender equality, management, social sciences or other related areas is required.

  • A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

  • A project/programme management certification (such as PMP®, PRINCE2®, or MSP®) would be an added advantage.


  • At least 5 years of progressively responsible experience at the national or international level in managing complex and multi-component programme interventions with national partners, preferably related to Humanitarian and DRR;

  • Experience in coordinating, implementing, monitoring and evaluating development programmes and projects;

  • Previous experience working in the UN system is an asset.

Language Requirements

  • Fluency in English and French is required;

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

1000 à 4999 personnes


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