Senior Programme Officer


REPORTS TO: Cap-Net Director/Head of Section
SALARY CATEGORY: G – Senior Specialist
DURATION: 01 September 2021 - 30 June 2022
LOCATION: Duty station: GWPO Secretariat, Stockholm, Sweden with possibility for tele-commuting
DEADLINE: 27 July 2021, 23:59 Stockholm, CET
This position is key to the effective coordination, collaborative planning, liaison, knowledge sharing, learning activities and gender and social inclusive efforts undertaken by the GWP and Cap-Net UNDP teams.
The Senior Programme Officer will:
play a frontline role in handling negotiations and providing advice, ranging from capacity development proposal development to activity implementation and outcome evaluations with all 23 affiliated networks globally.
act as the coordinator of training materials, case studies and training activities, providing inputs to the conceptual development through to reporting, arising from demands from the global Cap-Net UNDP Secretariat and from partner networks.
be the Cap-Net UNDP gender focal person who will provide guidance and strategic/technical advice on the integration of gender across activities, manuals/product development and trainings.
co-lead annual planning, strategy positioning, developing, and improving processes, and identifying funding opportunities.
be the focal point for the compilation and development of reports, and to liaise with editors for high standard publications.
be the focal point for aligning the contribution of Cap-Net within UNDP and with GWP towards the delivery of capacity development, identifying opportunities and facilitating joint programmatic delivery and streamlining gender and social inclusion efforts between the two organisations.

Planning, Partnership Development and Alignment
Development of Capacity Development Materials
Reporting and Publications

Detailed job description available at
Education/Experience: Higher degree (Masters level or above) in educational sciences or in a water related subject, or in another relevant area; Ten years or more relevant working experience in programme management and/or capacity development, preferably with water management experience. Understanding of network dynamics and UN systems added advantage;
Competencies: Good writing and communication skills as evidenced by formal or informal publications; Willing to travel and move as work requires; Experience in handling of web based contents management systems; Familiarity with capacity building networks including Cap-Net and its member networks is highly desirable.
Fluency: in written and spoken English a must, knowledge of French and/or Spanish an advantage.

Applications must be submitted in English only and only via the online application system
Email applications will not be accepted
Maximum 4-page CV and 1-page cover letter describing how your experience, qualifications and competencies match this position.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted within 4-6 weeks after the application deadline.
Questions can be directed to
Professionals with a background from and/or living and working in Asian, African, Eastern European, Latin American, or Middle Eastern countries are encouraged to apply.
GWP offers competitive remuneration as well as an attractive work environment, with flat hierarchies and with great opportunities for professional exposure and growth.



Linnégatan 87 D
Stockholm, 11523

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