2 UN Job Opportunities – Programme Analyst GBV and Humanitarian at United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Organization: United Nations
Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Grade Level: SB4
Reports to: Senior Coordinator
About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for
delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and
every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities
for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA
started working in 1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from
complications of pregnancy or childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller
and healthier. Young people are more connected and empowered than ever before.
Job Summary: The Programme
Analyst GBV and Humanitarian will substantively contribute to the UNFPA
programme activities in Northern Uganda. The jobholder will work to keep the
issue of GBV health high on the agenda of the Local Government and of the Local
Development Partners, optimize the allocation of resources, influence policies
and improve consistency, effectiveness of interventions and support the UNFPA
humanitarian response in the region. The incumbent will ensure a
well-coordinated support to the Humanitarian response in the region. The
Program Analyst GBV/Humanitarian will be based in Adjumani and another in Yumbe
and guides and facilitates the delivery of UNFPA programs by monitoring results
achieved in the implementation and enables response to the current refuge
Key Duties and
Environmental Scanning and Advocacy:
  • Support
    the district local governments and humanitarian settings in Northern
    Region to undertake a diagnosis of the causes of the slow progress in the
    reduction of GBV in the region and subsequently propose the most effective
    strategies to address barriers and challenges identified.
  • Work
    closely with local media agencies to help publicize UNFPA in the districts
    and humanitarian settings work including through press releases, articles,
    documentaries, TV interviews and radios.
  • Offer
    technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy
    documents to address GBV and broader Reproductive Health issues in
    districts and humanitarian settings.
Programme Development and Coordination:
  • Actively
    contribute to integration of GBV prevention and response in district
    programmes and projects in districts and humanitarian settings.
  • Contribute
    to integration of reproductive health and rights, HIV/AIDS, gender and
    population issues in programmes and projects in districts and humanitarian
  • Work
    in close collaboration with UNFPA Country Office (CO) staff, support
    development of comprehensive GBV, and Sexual Reproductive Health and
    Rights (SRHR) programmes by working closely with government ministries,
    local district and humanitarian technical teams and officials, local NGOs
    and UN agencies.
  • Support
    the UNFPA Humanitarian team and collaborate with other Implementing
    partners working in emergencies in providing a coordinated response to
    people in humanitarian settings.
  • Support
    the development/ revision of training materials for districts and
    humanitarian settings according to the local context.
  • Contribute
    to capacity building of the Government and partners, especially for
    multi-sectoral GBV prevention and response and humanitarian
Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Keenly
    monitor UNFPA-supported programmes through reports and field visits
    including activity implementation and financial expenditure.
  • Actively
    participate in the joint programmes monitoring and evaluations at both
    district and national levels.
  • Support
    the district in the data generation, analysis and use for evidence-based
    decision making.
  • Support
    the implementation of the existing accountability framework for MNH (work
    with UN M&E technical working group) based on an agreed
    scorecard especially for humanitarian settings.
Resource Mobilization:
  • Actively
    facilitate the identification of resource gaps in the districts and
    humanitarian settings and preparation of project proposals and strategic
    documents such as the Common Humanitarian Action Plan (CHAP) and
    Consolidated Appeal Proposal (CAP).
  • Offer
    technical support to the development of relevant documents for resource
  • Support
    UNFPA-funded projects and Implementing Partners (IPs) to submit technical
    and financial reports in conformity with the signed agreements.
  • Prepare
    regular analytical and project reports, including ‘Sitreps’, to be shared
    with the National and Local Government, UNFPA Country Office, UN Country
    Team (UNCT) and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Document
    the best practices, lessons learnt and success stories for deepening the
    knowledge base for UNFPA and partners.
Liaising with Partner Agencies and other Key stakeholders:
  • Work
    closely with regional and national authorities when planning and implementing
    SRH and GBV activities for humanitarian settings.
  • Liaise
    with exiting District Disaster Management Committees and recovery systems
    to ensure that ICPD agenda is taken into consideration,
  • Liaise
    with other sectors, including education, community development and
    protection, to ensure a multi-sectoral approach in programme design.
  • Build
    and maintain solid working relationship and constantly share relevant
    information with the Government, UN partner agencies and other
  • Proactively
    engage media actors to disseminate and promote GBV prevention and
    SRHR messages to the public.
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA Programme Analyst GBV and
    Humanitarian job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in
    Medicine, Population and Reproductive Health, Nursing and Midwifery,
    public health, demography, social science or other relevant field.
  • At
    least five years professional experience preferably in programme/project
    management in the public or private sector.
  • Previous
    exposure and experience in GBV and/or Humanitarian response would be an
  • Computer
    skills: Proficiency in current office software applications.
  • Languages: Fluency in oral and written
Personal Competencies:
Values: Integrity/Commitment to mandate, Knowledge
sharing/Continuous learning, Valuing diversity
Functional Competencies:
  • Advocacy/Advancing a policy oriented agenda
  • Results-based
    programme development and management
  • Innovation
    and marketing of new approaches
  • Leveraging
    the resources of national governments and partners/Building strategic
    alliances and partners
  • Resource
  • Fundraising
    and Advocacy
  • Promote
    and facilitate the inclusion of GBV into humanitarian appeal processes and
  • Offer
    technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy
    documents to address GBV in the context of broader gender inequality
  • Proactively
    engage media actors to disseminate and promote GBV prevention messages and
    to reinforce gender equality principles.
Core Competencies:
: Working in teams, Communicating
information and ideas, Conflict and self-management
with people:

Empowerment/Developing people/Performance management
Leadership and Effectiveness:
Strategic and analytical thinking, Results orientation/Commitment to
excellence, Appropriate and transparent decision making
How to Apply:
All candidates who so desire to join the United Nations UNFPA in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send a cover letter and P11 Form, download here to
vacancyug@googlegroups.com. Please clearly indicate position title in the
subject of the email and include your full names.
NB: The complete
applications should be less than 10MB.
Deadline: 23rd September 2016
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