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Country
South Africa
Position
Expert 2: Programme Management Specialist
Expected start
1 November 2020
Duration
330 working days
Deadline
5 October 2020
Contact
Aylin Alpagot (aalpagot@proman.lu)

Detailed description Back

The overall objective of this contract is to contribute to the development and enhancement of the South African government capacities to include gender issues in its policy and programme management cycle at national, provincial and local levels.

The purpose of this assignment is to provide technical assistance to the implementing Government Departments, the National Treasury and the EU Delegation to South Africa in the implementation of the GEWE project’s main components through:

  • Support to the Programme Steering Committee and the implementation of the pilot projects funded through programme funds;
  • Support to the Government in particular the DWYPD in coordinating all stakeholders within the sector, organising and facilitating sector policy dialogue(s);
  • Technical support relating to integration of gender priorities within planning and budgeting instruments, costing, budget analysis, monitoring and evaluation of Government Departments.

The specific objective of this assignment is to provide technical assistance to the South African Government in the following areas:

  • Provide technical and secretariat support to the implementation of the GEWE programme, including preparation of PSC meetings, support to the preparation of payment files and ad-hoc capacity building activities aligned with GEWE implementation;
  • Establish and inform the monitoring and evaluation framework of the programme, including the implementation of pilot projects funded through programme funds, and including variable Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) (in particular 2 and 3) as articulated in the Finance Agreement;
  • Support Government in the overall sectoral coordination for the gender sector bringing together Departments, civil society, private sector, and development partners to ensure concerted efforts towards the attainment of gender equality in South Africa. Support the EU Delegation in facilitating the Gender Development Partner Group;
  • Contribute to and facilitate sector policy dialogues. Support would also include provision of expertise (Non-Key Experts (NKEs) as appropriate. Topics for policy dialogue would include but not be limited to gender based planning and budgeting, data disaggregation, the delivery of quality services for women and girls, women’s economic empowerment, and other topics relating to the gender priorities identified above;
  • Support the implementation of the GEWE communication and visibility plan, and ensure dissemination of GEWE outcomes, lessons learnt and evidence based information related to Gender Equality and Women Empowerment.

Qualifications

Qualifications and skills:

  • Education at least Master’s degree in the fields of social sciences, gender studies, monitoring and evaluation, performance management, project management or a related discipline or, in its absence, a Bachelors Degree and at least twelve (12) years of equivalent professional experience.

General professional experience:

  • A minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience in the areas mentioned above.

Specific professional experience:

  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in project management, including monitoring of project implementation.
  • At least two (2) experiences in developing monitoring and evaluation frameworks.
  • At least two (2) experiences working on policy development or programme development related to gender based violence.

Preferred professional experience:

  • Previous experiences in working with the South African government will be an advantage
  • Previous experiences in working with EU funded programmes will be an advantage.

Soft skills:

  • Excellent communicator with good interpersonal and stakeholder relations/management;
  • Excellent report writing skills and graphical presentations.

Language skills:

Proficiency in English (writing, speaking, reading).