Fresher UN Jobs – Programme Analyst, SRHR/GBV – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      Programme Analyst, SRHR/GBV 
Organization: United
Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: NOC Programme 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, SRHR/GBV will provide
high quality technical inputs and be responsible for programme development,
implementation, results monitoring, knowledge management, and policy advocacy
in the area of GBV, gender equality and SRHR. S/he will work to keep the issues
of GBV and SRHR high on the agenda of Local Government/s and of the Local
Development Partners, optimize the allocation of resources, influence policies
and improve consistency and effectiveness of UNFPA’s work in the region within
a framework of integrated delivery of SRHR/GBV/HIV.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Environmental
scanning and Advocacy:
·       
Support
the district local governments and humanitarian settings in the region to
undertake an analysis of the causes of the slow progress in improving results
of SRHR,MNH, HIV/AIDS, GBV, gender and population, and design strategies on how
to address them.
·       
Work
with local media agencies to help publicize UNFPA’s work via media including
press releases, articles, documentaries, TV interviews and radios.
·       
Provide
technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy documents
to address MNH and broader SRHR issues.
·       
Conduct
environmental scanning, on a continuous basis, for Karamoja region and
regularly update and advise the Country Office accordingly.
Programme
Development and Coordination:
·       
Support
districts and humanitarian settings in Karamoja region in the development of
comprehensive SRHR, MNH, HIV/AIDS, GBV, gender and population programmes  working closely with the District Local
Government in the Karamoja region, UN Agencies and other stakeholders.
·       
Lead and
provide technical guidance to the UN convergence areas that are relevant to the
UNFPA’s mandate in Karamoja region.
·       
Contribute
to integration of SRHR, MNH, HIV/AIDS, GBV, gender and population issues in
district programmes and humanitarian settings.
·       
Arrange
and/or facilitate regional coordination meetings for SRHR, MNH, HIV/AIDS, GBV,
gender and population issues.
·       
Participate
in strengthening capacity of districts and humanitarian settings to improve
programming for SRHR, MNH, HIV/AIDS, GBV, gender and population activities.
·       
Provide
technical support to UNFPA’s IPs in the region in the implementation, of
programme activities.
·       
Participate
in programme coordination activities and meetings and provide strategic
direction on the priorities and programmatic focus.
·       
Assist
the districts and humanitarian settings in developing a sound logistics system
especially on commodity forecasting, quantification, storage, distribution and
reporting.
·       
Support
districts and humanitarian settings in mainstreaming gender and population
issues in their plans.
·       
Support
districts and humanitarian settings in developing/ revising training and other
relevant resource materials according to local context.
·       
Perform
any other duties as an IP Manager of all the UNFPA-supported core districts in
Karamoja region.
Monitoring and
Evaluation:
·       
Follow
up UNFPA-supported activities in the non-core districts as per the Directly
Executed (DEX) workplans; and the core districts in Karamoja region – as the
assigned IP Manager and according to the National Executed (NEX) work plans, to
ensure their implementation in conformity with the signed agreements.
·       
Conduct
quarterly field visits to follow up and monitor UNFPA-supported programmes with
due regard to activities being implemented and funds being expended to ensure
Value for Money (VfM).
·       
Support
districts and humanitarian settings in conducting quarterly and annual review
meetings.
·       
Participate
in the joint programme monitoring and evaluation activities with regard to
UNFPA’s mandate.
·       
Support
the implementation of accountability framework for Sexual Reproductive Maternal
and New born and Child Health (SRMNCH) based on an agreed scorecard for the
districts and humanitarian settings.
·       
Support
the districts and humanitarian settings in data collections, management,
analysis, dissemination and use for evidence-based decision making.
Resource
mobilization:
·       
Work closely
with district and humanitarian setting to identify resource gaps with regard to
UNFPA’s mandate.
·       
Participate
in the development of the CO resource mobilization plan and other resource
mobilization efforts as per the needs of Karamoja districts and humanitarian
settings.
·       
Provide
leadership in demonstrating UNFPA’s work to the Government and development
partners to enhance goodwill and partnership.
Reporting:
·       
Support
UNFPA core districts in Karamoja region – as the assigned IP Manager – in
preparation and submission of quarterly technical and financial reports (FACEs)
to the CO as per the UNFPA guidelines and standards.
·       
Provide
technical reports to the UNFPA CO on the progress of the MNH convergence
support to the districts of Karamoja region.
·       
Prepare
regular analytical and project reports to be shared with Districts, UNFPA CO,
United Nations Country Team (UNCT), donors and other relevant stakeholders.
·       
Participate
in documentation of lessons learnt, best practices and success stories for
deepening the knowledge base and replication.
·       
Support
UNFPA implementing partners in preparation and timely submissions of technical
and financial reports in conformity with the signed agreements.
Liaising with
Partner Agencies and other Key stakeholders:
·       
Liaise
with exiting District Disaster Management Committees and other relevant local committees
to ensure that ICPD agenda is taken into consideration.
·       
Liaise
with other sectors in Karamoja region including security, community development
and education to ensure a multi-sectoral approach in programme design.
·       
Maintain
a working relationship and constantly share relevant information with UN
partner agencies in accordance with the ‘Delivery as One’ model.
·       
Work
with other UN agencies and other relevant stakeholders in resource mobilization
efforts – including identification of resource gaps and proposal writing – for
joint programmes.
·       
Liaise
with local media agencies to publicize UNFPA’s work via press releases,
articles, documentaries, TV interviews, radio; to mention but a few.
Administrative,
Supervisory and Representational Roles:
·       
Represent
UNFPA at key events in Karamoja region, with regard to UNFPA’s mandate,
including field visits by Government and donors, international days and policy
formulation fora.
·       
Supervise
Moroto DO staff including development and monitoring of Performance Appraisal
Documents (PADs).
·       
Track
budgetary expenditures for the Moroto DO work plan as per approved Directly
Executed (DEX) activities and National Executed (NEX) activities for the
assigned implementing partners.
·       
Ensure
all travel undertaken by DO staff complies with all requirements for travel and
is approved in line with the travel plan.
·       
Ensure
that organizational assets and equipment are maintained and used in line with
UNFPA policies and business practice.
·       
Provide
leadership support to staff under Moroto DO including Programme Assistant and
Driver.
·       
Provide
leadership in office financial management including petty cash.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Programme
Analyst, SRHR/GBV job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in
Medicine, Population and Reproductive Health, Nursing and Midwifery, public
health, demography, social science, humanities or other relevant field.
·       
A
minimum of two years of professional experience preferably in programme/project
management in the public or private sector. 
·       
Excellent
communication skills and experience with management of staff.
·       
Experience
in Maternal Health and local government systems would be an added advantage
·       
Substantive
work experience in the field of SRHR, GBV and/or Gender in humanitarian and
post conflict recovery setting is preferred.
·       
Specialized
knowledge and experience within Health Systems Strengthening and integrated
SRHR/GBV/HIV approaches is desirable.
·       
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.
·       
Computer
skills: Proficiency in current office software applications.
·       
Languages: Fluency in oral and written English is
required
Competencies
Values:
·       
Exemplifying
integrity
·       
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
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
mobilization and donor relations
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: 11th August 2020
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