UN Programme Analyst, GBV Job Opportunities – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      Programme Analyst, GBV
Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job ID: 15307
Grade Level: NOB
Reports to: Program Specialist- Gender and Human Rights.
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- Gender Based Violence (GBV) will provide high quality technical inputs
and be responsible for program development, implementation, results monitoring,
knowledge management, and policy advocacy in the area of GBV and gender
equality. The Programme Analyst GBV will strengthen GBV programming across the
humanitarian-development nexus and ensure an integrated approach between sexual
and reproductive health and rights and Under the overall guidance of the
Representative and direct supervision of the Programme Specialist Gender and
Human Rights, the Programme Analyst GBV will provide high quality technical
inputs and be responsible for program development, implementation, results
monitoring, knowledge management, and policy advocacy in the area of GBV and gender
equality. The Programme Analyst GBV will strengthen GBV programming across the
humanitarian-development nexus and ensure an integrated approach between sexual
and reproductive health and rights and GBV for women and young people.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Management and Technical Support:
  • Strengthen integration GBV prevention and
    response, rights-based approach, gender and SRHR/HIV issues for women and
    young people within UNFPA humanitarian-development programming.
  • Work closely with program officers at
    field level to manage, monitor and evaluate ongoing program implementation
    in the area of GBV for women and young people, providing technical support
    to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and coherence of program
    implementation.
  • Support national partners to develop GBV
    advocacy and policy documents across humanitarian and development
    settings.
  • Build the capacity of government and
    implementing partners to effectively diagnose gaps in GBV prevention and
    response, propose effective strategies to address existing bottlenecks,
    and support coordination of the multi-sectoral GBV prevention and response
    across humanitarian and development settings.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management for Policy Advocacy:
  • Ensure robust tracking of GBV program
    implementation and financial expenditure, and support implementing
    partners to submit quality technical and financial reports in conformity
    with signed agreements.
  • Actively participate in the evaluation and
    documentation of GBV program results, best practices and lessons learned
    and effectively share these with relevant partners to inform programming,
    policy and advocacy.
  • Prepare analytical and project reports on
    GBV to be shared with the National and Local Government, UNFPA Country
    Office, UN Country Team (UNCT) and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Support national partners’ capacity to
    generate quality GBV data, analysis and utilization for evidence-based
    decision making, policy and program formulation, monitoring and evaluation
    in support of integrated national development and humanitarian response.
Partnerships and Resource Mobilization:
  • Support media engagements to disseminate
    messages about the UNFPA’s development and humanitarian work and
    achievements, and promote GBV prevention and SRHR messages in alignment
    with existing UNFPA communication policy.
  • Facilitate the identification of resource
    gaps in the districts and humanitarian settings and provide technical
    input to the development of resource mobilization documents.
  • Support accountability and programme
    visibility for GBV programmes and development partners in alignment with
    donor signed agreements.
  • Maintain solid, cooperative and
    multi-sectoral working relationships with the Government, UN partner
    agencies and other stakeholders across humanitarian and development
    settings.
Other: As appropriate, undertake other related duties assigned
by the Representative and/or Programme Specialist Gender and Human Rights.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UNFPA Programme Analyst, GBV job opportunity should hold an advanced
    university degree in social sciences, public health, gender, medicine,
    demography, development or related field. Training in SRHR and GBV issues
    and their application in humanitarian and development settings will be an
    asset.
  • Three to five years of professional
    experience preferably in programme/project management in the public or
    private sector.
  • Substantive work experience in the field
    of Gender-Based Violence, Gender and/or Sexual and Reproductive Health and
    Rights will be an added advantage.
  • Computer skills: Proficiency in
    current office software applications.
  • A thorough understanding of the UN system
    in general, and especially UNFPA mandate, its policies and operations and
    current development topics and political issues in Uganda will be an added
    advantage.
  • Languages: Fluency in oral and
    written English and excellent communication skills.
Personal Competencies:
Values:
  • Exemplifying integrity/ Commitment to
    mandate
  • Knowledge sharing/Continuous learning
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the
    UN system Embracing diversity in all its forms
  • Embracing change
Core Competencies:
  • Achieving results
  • Being accountable
  • Developing and applying professional
    expertise/ business acumen
  • Thinking analytically and strategically
  • Working in teams/ managing ourselves and
    our relationships
  • Communicating for impact
Functional Skill Set:
  • 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 mobilization.
N.B: There is no application, processing or other
fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen
for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the
basis of HIV/AIDS status.
How to Apply:
All interested applicants who wish to join the United Nations
Population Fund (UNFPA) in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click
on the link below and follow the application instructions after reviewing the
job details.
Deadline: 7th April 2018
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