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UN WOMEN recruiting Second Chance Education and Vocational Learning Programme Manager

Geneva, Switzerland, 11 May 2018


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.

Aligned with the United Nations' 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UN Women's Second Chance Education and Vocational Learning (SCE) Programme is a solution for those who have missed out on education.

Programme Manager is responsible for the management and substantive coordination of SCE Global Programme. From the Global Technical support unit in Geneva, the Programme Manager will work closely with Country Project Managers in selected countries the UN Women Information System and Telecommunication Section (IST) and other UN Women Sections. The Programme Manager will be responsible for day-to-day management, implementation and effectiveness of the SCE Programme. In particular, he/she is responsible for the monitoring and review of the programme portfolio, workplans and budget, for preparing reports as required by donor and UN Women management, and to mobilize resources as needed.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the programme development and planning services related to Second Chance Education (SCE)

  • Manage the implementation of the Global SCE Programme  

  • Manage the monitoring and reporting of the global programme

  • Provide technical guidance and support to country offices

  • Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization Strategies

  • Establish and support partnerships within and beyond the UN system

  • Manage the SCE team

  • Key Performance Indicators

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