Duties and Responsibilities

Guide the implementation and management of the Spotlight programme in Trinidad and Tobago

Provide reports to the UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) on programme performance and results;
Coordinate the convening of relevant committees, including the National Steering Committee, Expanded Theme Group on Gender Equality, HIV and Human Rights, and Civil Society Reference Group;
Facilitate and contribute to the production of consolidated annual work plans, budgets, and annual reports;
Oversee implementation, schedules, deliverables, and budgets as articulate in the country programme document;
Provide programme guidance, updates, and information to the Steering Committee, implementing partners, and other stakeholders

Liaise with the Spotlight Secretariat;
Coordinate technical assistance and capacity development to the Spotlight Initiative in Trinidad and Tobago

Provide guidance in the overall technical coherence of the Programme across pillars,

Provide technical advice and innovative approaches to facilitating programme interventions and achievement of programme deliverables;
Guide the process of delivery of technical assistance and engagement with partners;
Build, manage, and expand relationships with partners to support implementation;
Provide programme development and/or revision guidance

Coordinate the design and formulation of any related programme proposal and initiatives or revisions to approved Spotlight Country Programme Document;
Organize any needed consultations with key stakeholders, experts, or UN agencies.

Support monitoring and oversee reporting of the programme

Prepare analytical reviews and systematically capture lessons learnt from implementation;
Support the monitoring and evaluation team to monitor the programme implementation of activities and outcomes;
Support the finance team to monitor programme budgets and finalize financial reports;
Provide inputs and drafting support to narrative and annual reports;
Identify/monitor risks that could interfere with programme delivery; design mitigation measures

Build partnerships and support in developing resource mobilization strategies

Provide technical and coordination support to the implementing agencies to develop joint resource mobilization and sustainability strategies;
Develop relevant documentation of potential opportunities for resource mobilization.

Coordinate between the different UN agencies to achieve a coherent and aligned presence of the Spotlight Initiative

Provide support to inter-agency coordination-related activities, including by attending or participating in meetings, events, committees or groups;