GRB Technical Advisor- UNDP

Duties and Responsibilities

Summary of Key Functions:

Programme Development and partnership building
Technical Support
Monitoring and Reporting
Knowledge and capacity development
Programme Development and partnership building focusing on achievement of the following results:
Strategically position the GRB work in national contexts in line with the reform agendas in public sector, budgeting;
Identify innovative approaches and opportunities to address gaps in relation to planning and budgeting;
Build strategic partnerships in support of GRB efforts at country national and regional institution;
Foster dialogue amongst multi-stakeholders.

Technical Support focusing on achievement of the following results:
Provide technical guidance to Ministry of Finance staff in the implementation of GRB;
Design and implement capacity building activities for selected Line Ministries Ministry Health, Justice, Women Affairs, Labour, Home Affairs, Primary and Secondary Education, Agriculture NPA key Government Ministries;
Elaborate a multi stakeholder, multi level approach for GRB programming at national, sectoral and local levels);
Develop partnerships with experts, academic institutions, civil society for sustainable capacity building.
Ensures Monitoring and Reporting focusing on achievement of the following results:
Set up and maintain a mechanism for tracking progress on GRB related indicators;
Support development of a mechanism for tracking progress on GRB related indicators (to track allocation, disbursement and expenditure of budgets for the following, Health , Labour, Educating, Agriculture and Justice) with special emphasis on SGBV, SRHR, HP;
Oversee tracking of annual indicators in relation to (budget call circulars, changes in budget allocations for gender equality, parliament debates);
Generate technical and progress reports as necessary .

Knowledge and capacity development focusing on achievement of the following results:
Carry out an assessment of policy assumptions underlying the national budget and their impact on gender equality and women empowerment as it relates to SGBV, HP, SRHR and produce a policy brief and devise innovative ways to share outcome of the assessment;
Conducting gender analysis of the Health, labour, Agriculture Justice and Education sector 2020 Budgets and produce a comprehensive sector specific reports and policy briefs;
Document approaches and lessons learnt through GRB initiatives;
Build and support a network of institutions and experts that are leading the GRB work within the country;
Maintain a database of GRB tools that are tailored for the country.
Ensure the visibility of the programme through contribution to UN Women reports and publications and relevant global, regional and sub regional meetings

Expected outputs/deliverables from the consultancy:

The key deliverables of this consultancy will be:

Gender assessment report of the budget policy assumption
Policy brief on Gender Assessment of budget
A comprehensive report on the GRB training
2020 Budget sector specific gender analysis reports for the Health, Education, Labour and Social Welfare, Agriculture and Justice and policy briefs:
Gender Budget Tracking and monitoring system


Core Values:

Respect for Diversity;
Core Competencies:

Awareness and Sensitivity Regarding Gender Issues;
Creative Problem Solving;
Effective Communication;
Inclusive Collaboration;
Stakeholder Engagement;
Leading by Example.

Technical/Functional Competencies:

Substantive knowledge and understanding of gender equality issues and more broadly, human rights issues and economic governance;
Technical expertise of GRB;
Leadership - Strong leadership and advocacy skills;
Knowledge Management- support documentation of lessons learnt and development of tools;
Teamwork - Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

Required Skills and Experience


Advanced degree in Economics, Gender Studies, Social Sciences, Public Administration or any other related field


At least 10 years of direct experience in programmes on gender equality and women's rights;
Demonstrated work experience in the reform of public administration, preferably public finance reform, or GRB introduction;
Excellent knowledge of gender issues and women’s empowerment issues in Zimbabwe;
Experience in development of GRB tool/guideline and gender mainstreaming strategies is required;
Experience in results-based and rights-based programming and management;
Ten or more years of experience with training, facilitation and capacity development for Government
Experience working within the Zimbabwe Government Public Finance System
understanding of how the system works;
Ability to influence decision making within the government high level and within the Ministry of Finance;
Ability to establish, build and sustain effective relationships with clients, demonstrating understanding of client’s perspective;
Experience with UN work highly desirable.

Created: May 13, 2019
Category: Ngo, Social Services, Kubatana
Location: Harare
Salary: Not Stated
Expiry Date: May 23, 2019

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