Programme Officer

Job Description

In Nepal, UN Women is currently implementing its 2014-17 Strategic Note and Annual Work Plan (country programme) which incorporates several thematic areas, including economic empowerment, governance and leadership, ending violence against women and girls, and peace and security and humanitarian action. Across all of its work, UN Women applies its normative and coordination mandates, and works through strategic partnerships and on generating knowledge and evidence. UN Women Nepal is seeking applications from qualified Nepalese citizens with commitment for women, high drive for results, integrity, demonstrable teamwork and other competencies as mentioned in the job descriptions.

Job Title: Programme Officer (Strategic Partnerships and Resource Mobilisation)

Duty Station: Kathmandu Contract type and level: Service Contract(SB-4/2)

Duration: l year with possibility of extension

Key responsibilities: Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Strategic Partnership and Resource Mobilization Unit Head, and in close collaboration and coordination with the Representative, Deputy Representative, the Programme Officer will work to provide overall technical and logistic support to the Strategic Partnership and Resource Mobilization (SP&RM) unit. The Programme Officer will support partnership, communication, coordination and resource mobilization task of the SP&RM unit. The programme Officer will support in developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the office’s partnerships strategy, focusing on government, development partners, civil society, the media and the private sector, in line with the country programme.

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Required qualification and experience: Master’s degree in social sciences, communication, political or international affairs (i.e. international development studies, gender/women’s studies, human rights, communication, business development). A minimum of five years of professional experience in the field of partnership, business development and communication and campaigns.A strong background and technical experience in programming on strategic partnership, coordination, communication and resource mobilization is preferred. Sound knowledge of international standards on gender equality and women’s empowerment and related instruments. Prior experience of working with UN agencies will be an asset. A proven ability to liaise with a myriad of stakeholders and partners, including government, civil society, private sectors, international organizations and grassroots organizations. Good knowledge of rights-based approach and result-based management. For detail job descriptions and for online application, please visit

Vacancy closing date:11 January 2017

How To Apply

Application must be supported with UN Women Personal History Form- P11 which can be downloaded from UN Women website

All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UN Women is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individual from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.

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