United Nations Jobs – Programme Analyst – UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)


Job Title:    Programme Analyst

Organization: UN
Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda


About US:

The UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) makes public and private finance
work for the poor in the world’s 47 least developed countries (LDCs). With its
capital mandate and instruments, UNCDF offers “last mile” finance models that
unlock public and private resources, especially at the domestic level, to
reduce poverty and support local economic development. This last mile is where
available resources for development are scarcest; where market failures are
most pronounced; and where benefits from national growth tend to leave people


Job Summary:  The
Programme Analyst will analyze and implement the project cycle for all projects
within his/her portfolio, and provide guidance on budgets, project status and levels
of expenditure. The Programme Analyst will coordinate activities of the
projects’ staff as they relate to project deliverables and disbursement of
funds. The Programme Analyst works in close collaboration with the operations
team, programme staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government
officials, technical advisors and experts, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors
and civil society ensuring successful programme implementation.


Key Duties and

Management of the project pipeline focusing on:

of the project cycle for each of the projects in the pipeline to ensure
effective implementation

analysis of each project’s deliverables against the disbursement schedule for

in preparation of presentations providing project updates to partners

Tracking and drafting of donor reporting requirements

up-to-date reports on progress of programme implementation for funding partners

Lead the
drafting process for funding partner reports by collecting inputs from
different departments and ensuring that all parties are using the latest

on-time review and submission of reports and all relevant annexes

Provision of support in engaging in joint country UN initiatives by:

a working knowledge of all documentation related to the different UN country
joint initiatives

of substantive inputs to the Integrated National Financing Framework (INFF) and
other joint initiatives

working group meeting, taking notes and briefing relevant colleagues and
partners to gather feedback

Support in budget management and tracking

a running knowledge of financial resources available and committed within the
programme budget

ATLAS to run periodic reports showing an up-to-date status of expenditures and

in budget revision and annual financial reporting


Impact of Results

The key
results have an impact on the success of the “Leaving No One Behind in the
Digital Era Uganda” programme within specific workstreams of the strategy. In
particular, the key results have an impact on the operation and programming of
activities, management of donor relationships as well as reaching UN country


Qualifications, Skills and

ideal candidate for the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) job must hold a
Master’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public
Administration, Economics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences or related

years of relevant experience at the national or international level in
providing project management advisory services,

experience in monitoring and implementation of development projects.

in the usage of computers and office software packages, experience in handling
of web-based management systems.

using ATLAS (enterprise resource planning) software is highly desirable.

in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.).

with a UN organization/agency is desirable; along with knowledge of UNCDF/UNDP
and the UN system and / or the donor community.

about the Uganda context is highly desirable;

and operational efficiency;



Ability to make new and useful ideas work Level 2: Analyzes complex technical
materials (including data) and makes concise, relevant recommendations

Ability to persuade others to follow Level 2: Proactively identifies new
opportunities and challenges

Management- Ability to improve performance and satisfaction Level 2: Takes
ownership of responsibilities

Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform Level 3: Expresses information
and views with adaptive reasoning and appreciation for complexity and variation

Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement Level 3: Takes
responsibility for addressing critical situations and delivering core value


NB: This is a local service contract position, open to Ugandan nationals


Note: UNDP reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this
vacancy announcement.  We may also retain
applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar
positions with UNDP at the same grade level and with similar job description,
experience and educational requirements.


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How to Apply:

All applicants who wish to join the UN Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) should
apply online at the link below.




Deadline: 21st
December 2020


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