UN Jobs – Programme Analyst – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

 

 

Job Title:    Programme Analyst

Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Programme Coordinator

Grade: NOA

 

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 is located in Adjumani,
and reports to the Programme Coordinator of Gulu sub-office and under the
overall supervision of the Integrated Field support (IFS) Coordinator, UNFPA
Uganda Country Office.

 

The Programme
Analyst assists in the design, planning and management of UNFPA’s country
programme including humanitarian and development nexus situation by analyzing
relevant political, social and economic trends and providing inputs to project
formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national
development frameworks. The Programme Analyst assists with programme/ project
implementation by using and developing appropriate mechanisms and systems and
ensuring compliance with established procedures, as well as by monitoring
results achieved during implementation.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Oversees
UNFPA programmes in Adjumani and as necessary other districts in the region 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 IPs and District local governments to ensure efficiency,
effectiveness and coherence of program implementation; Ensuring robust tracking
of program implementation and financial expenditure.

·       
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,
district local government and NGOs/ CBOs

·       
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

·       
Monitors
and evaluates project and programme activities, establishing and implementing
mechanisms to systematically assess the achievement of results, conducting
field visits, participating in review meetings and evaluation missions and
preparing regular inputs to status and progress reports. Analyzes factors
affecting the achievement of results, recommends corrective actions and follows
up on recommendations. Ensure timely data collection and good quality of data.

·       
Contributes
to creation and sharing of knowledge by synthesizing and documenting findings
and lessons learned, success stories and best practices, strategies and
approaches of the CO and humanitarian contexts, and drafting relevant materials
for dissemination.

·       
Analyzes
and interprets the political, social and economic environment relevant to
population and development, reproductive health, gender and humanitarian
contexts,  identifies opportunities for
UNFPA assistance and intervention.

·       
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

·       
Keeps
abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers,
strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks, and prepares
briefs and inputs for policy dialogue, technical assistance coordination, and
development frameworks.

·       
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 implementation

·       
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 United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Programme
Assistant job opportunity should hold an advanced degree in health, population,
development, and/or other related social science field.

·       
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 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

 

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

·       
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.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 24th January 2021

 

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