Project Coordinator Specialist, UN Women, Rabat Morocco
Project Coordinator Specialist
Deadline: 17 May 2015
Location: Rabat Morocco
Organization: UN Women
In partnership with the Swedish International Development Cooperation, UN Women has launched a regional programme; “Women for Women and Men for Women.” This three year regional programme,aims to respond to new challenges and opportunities in the region regarding gender equality and women’s empowerment. It seeks to understand the root causes of gender inequalities and to address them through an innovative bottom-up approach.
With the overall goal to enhance gender equality in the region, the programme intends more specifically to contribute to the following:
Understand the root causes of gender inequality in order to develop evidence-based advocacy and awareness-raising tools; including on masculinities and working with men and boys
Strengthen the capacities and networks of GEWE civil society organizations, with a particular focus on the sustainability of new and emerging movements;
Develop community-based solutions to promote gender equality based on innovative approaches and South-South exchanges
The regional project will be implemented in a number of countries, including Morocco, and a Project Coordinator in each programme country will be recruited to manage and oversee the respective project activities in the country. The Project Coordinator (PC) for the Morocco project will be based in Rabat. S/he will be responsible for implementation and achievement of results under the SIDA funded project. In particular, s/he is responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the “women for women” portfolio, work-plans and budget, for preparing reports as required by donor and the Programme manager. The project coordinator will be required to support the in-country coordination of both the research and programmatic components, including review of research materials, guide partners, and coordinate the civil society capacity building and sub-granting component of the programme.