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2 UN Job Opportunities - Programme Analyst GBV and Humanitarian at United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Grade Level: SB4
Reports to: Senior Coordinator GBV

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 GBV and Humanitarian will substantively contribute to the UNFPA programme activities in Northern Uganda. The jobholder will work to keep the issue of GBV health high on the agenda of the Local Government and of the Local Development Partners, optimize the allocation of resources, influence policies and improve consistency, effectiveness of interventions and support the UNFPA humanitarian response in the region. The incumbent will ensure a well-coordinated support to the Humanitarian response in the region. The Program Analyst GBV/Humanitarian will be based in Adjumani and another in Yumbe and guides and facilitates the delivery of UNFPA programs by monitoring results achieved in the implementation and enables response to the current refuge influx/emergency.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Environmental Scanning and Advocacy:
  • Support the district local governments and humanitarian settings in Northern Region to undertake a diagnosis of the causes of the slow progress in the reduction of GBV in the region and subsequently propose the most effective strategies to address barriers and challenges identified.
  • Work closely with local media agencies to help publicize UNFPA in the districts and humanitarian settings work including through press releases, articles, documentaries, TV interviews and radios.
  • Offer technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy documents to address GBV and broader Reproductive Health issues in districts and humanitarian settings.
Programme Development and Coordination:
  • Actively contribute to integration of GBV prevention and response in district programmes and projects in districts and humanitarian settings.
  • Contribute to integration of reproductive health and rights, HIV/AIDS, gender and population issues in programmes and projects in districts and humanitarian settings.
  • Work in close collaboration with UNFPA Country Office (CO) staff, support development of comprehensive GBV, and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) programmes by working closely with government ministries, local district and humanitarian technical teams and officials, local NGOs and UN agencies.
  • Support the UNFPA Humanitarian team and collaborate with other Implementing partners working in emergencies in providing a coordinated response to people in humanitarian settings.
  • Support the development/ revision of training materials for districts and humanitarian settings according to the local context.
  • Contribute to capacity building of the Government and partners, especially for multi-sectoral GBV prevention and response and humanitarian programming
Monitoring and Evaluation:
  • Keenly monitor UNFPA-supported programmes through reports and field visits including activity implementation and financial expenditure.
  • Actively participate in the joint programmes monitoring and evaluations at both district and national levels.
  • Support the district in the data generation, analysis and use for evidence-based decision making.
  • Support the implementation of the existing accountability framework for MNH (work with UN M&E technical working group) based on an agreed scorecard especially for humanitarian settings.
Resource Mobilization:
  • Actively facilitate the identification of resource gaps in the districts and humanitarian settings and preparation of project proposals and strategic documents such as the Common Humanitarian Action Plan (CHAP) and Consolidated Appeal Proposal (CAP).
  • Offer technical support to the development of relevant documents for resource mobilization.
  • Support UNFPA-funded projects and Implementing Partners (IPs) to submit technical and financial reports in conformity with the signed agreements.
  • Prepare regular analytical and project reports, including ‘Sitreps’, to be shared with the National and Local Government, UNFPA Country Office, UN Country Team (UNCT) and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Document the best practices, lessons learnt and success stories for deepening the knowledge base for UNFPA and partners.
Liaising with Partner Agencies and other Key stakeholders:
  • Work closely with regional and national authorities when planning and implementing SRH and GBV activities for humanitarian settings.
  • Liaise with exiting District Disaster Management Committees and recovery systems to ensure that ICPD agenda is taken into consideration,
  • Liaise with other sectors, including education, community development and protection, to ensure a multi-sectoral approach in programme design.
  • Build and maintain solid working relationship and constantly share relevant information with the Government, UN partner agencies and other stakeholders.
  • Proactively engage media actors to disseminate and promote GBV prevention and SRHR messages to the public.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA Programme Analyst GBV and Humanitarian job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in Medicine, Population and Reproductive Health, Nursing and Midwifery, public health, demography, social science or other relevant field.
  • At least five years professional experience preferably in programme/project management in the public or private sector.
  • Previous exposure and experience in GBV and/or Humanitarian response would be an advantage
  • Computer skills: Proficiency in current office software applications.
  • Languages: Fluency in oral and written English.

Personal Competencies:
Values: Integrity/Commitment to mandate, Knowledge sharing/Continuous learning, Valuing diversity
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
  • Fundraising and Advocacy
  • Promote and facilitate the inclusion of GBV into humanitarian appeal processes and documents.
  • Offer technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy documents to address GBV in the context of broader gender inequality issues.
  • Proactively engage media actors to disseminate and promote GBV prevention messages and to reinforce gender equality principles.
Core Competencies:
·         Managing Relationships: Working in teams, Communicating information and ideas, Conflict and self-management
·         Working with people: Empowerment/Developing people/Performance management
·         Personal Leadership and Effectiveness: Strategic and analytical thinking, Results orientation/Commitment to excellence, Appropriate and transparent decision making

How to Apply:
All candidates who so desire to join the United Nations UNFPA in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send a cover letter and P11 Form, download here to Please clearly indicate position title in the subject of the email and include your full names.

NB: The complete applications should be less than 10MB.

Deadline: 23rd September 2016

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