UN Job Careers – Programme Analyst, GBV/SRHR – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)


Job Title:      Programme
Analyst, GBV/SRHR

Organization: United
Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Programme
Delivery and Coordination Specialist


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 will be based in Kyegegwa, and maintains collaborative
relationships with all programme and project staff at the CO and field offices.
Internal contacts include the CO staff, incl. the Assistant Representative, the
Programme Delivery and Coordination Specialist, the Programme Analysts, the
technical teams as well as staff in other field offices. External contacts
include partners in the Country Programme activities, District Local
Government, UN agencies and other stakeholders.


Under the overall
supervision of the Representative and direct supervision of the Programme
Delivery and Coordination Specialist, the Programme Analyst GBV/SRHR
substantively contributes to the effective delivery of an integrated package of
rights (SRHR/GBV/HIV) in West and Southwest Uganda with particular focus on
refugee hosting districts.


The Programme
Analyst will provide high quality technical inputs and be responsible for
programme development, implementation, results monitoring, knowledge
management, and policy advocacy in the area of SRHR, GBV, HIV and gender
equality across the humanitarian development nexus. S/he will work to keep the
mandate of UNFPA high on the agenda of the Local Government 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,
specifically in refugee hosting communities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Oversees UNFPA programmes in West and South-West Uganda to deliver
    an integrated package of rights (SRHR/GBV/HIV), i.e. managing, monitoring
    and evaluating UNFPA programme implementation in the area of SRHR/GBV/HIV
    for women and young people across the humanitarian/development nexus. This
    includes analyzing factors affecting the achievement of results,
    recommending corrective actions and following up on recommendations;
    Providing technical support to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and
    coherence of program implementation; Ensuring necessary support to
    Implementing Partners and robust tracking of program implementation and
    financial expenditure
  • Analyzes and interprets the political, social and economic
    environment relevant to SRHR, GBV, gender, and HIV in West and Southwest
    Uganda and identifies needs and opportunities for UNFPA assistance and
    interventions with particular focus on refugee hosting districts
  • Contributes to effective coordination of programmes related to SRHR
    and GBV in the region by being actively involved in key coordination
    meetings at settlement, district and regional levels, and advocating for
    inclusion SRHR/GBV/HIV and gender priorities in district development plans
    and budgets.
  • Establishes and maintains mutually respectful relationships with
    Implementing. Partners and duty bearers in the region. Provides technical
    support to partners when needed, including training on SRHR, GBV and
    Gender for service providers and NGOs/ CBOs
  • Contributes to creation and sharing of knowledge by collecting data,
    synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories
    and best practices
  • Keeps abreast of new policy developments and strategies, analyzes
    policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development
    frameworks, and prepares briefs and inputs for policy dialogue, technical
    assistance coordination, and development frameworks
  • Provides technical support to the development of relevant advocacy
    and policy documents to address SRHR, GBV and broader gender issues at the
    regional level
  • Supports visibility and resource mobilization, including proposal
    writing, establishing and maintaining a network of donor and public
    information contacts and providing assistance in organizing and conducting
    donor meetings and public information events
  • Participates in relevant humanitarian and disaster risk reduction
    planning and programming, including contingency planning and emergency
    appeal mechanisms, preparation of project proposals and resource
    mobilization for new initiatives in the area of SRHR and GBV in
    humanitarian settings
  • Actively promotes and supports UN Reform/delivering as one
    initiatives and the UN Area Coordination in the region to strengthen
    coordination, coherence and efficiency in the programmes
  • As appropriate, undertake other related duties as required

Key Outcomes

  • Effective coordination and support to UNFPA programme delivery in
    the region
  • Technical Support to district structures and Implementing Partners
    continuously provided as needed
  • Adherence to UNFPA guidelines and policies in programme
  • Findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices
    documented from the region
  • Contributed to resource mobilization efforts in the area of SRHR and
    GBV in humanitarian settings


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the Programme Analyst, GBV/SRHR placement
    must hold an advanced degree in health, population, development, and/or
    other related social science field.
  • Five years of professional experience 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 is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience with management of
    multiple partnership programmes and humanitarian work is an asset.
    Specialized knowledge and experience within Health Systems Strengthening
    and SRHR/GBV in humanitarian response is desired.
  • 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 is required




  • 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


  • Advocacy/Advancing a policy-oriented agenda
  • Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/
    building strategic alliances and partnerships
  • Delivering results-based programmes
  • 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.




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