UN Programme Analyst, GBV Job Opportunities - United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)


Job Title:      Programme Analyst, GBV
Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Job ID: 15307
Grade Level: NOB
Reports to: Program Specialist- Gender and Human Rights.

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- Gender Based Violence (GBV) will provide high quality technical inputs and be responsible for program development, implementation, results monitoring, knowledge management, and policy advocacy in the area of GBV and gender equality. The Programme Analyst GBV will strengthen GBV programming across the humanitarian-development nexus and ensure an integrated approach between sexual and reproductive health and rights and Under the overall guidance of the Representative and direct supervision of the Programme Specialist Gender and Human Rights, the Programme Analyst GBV will provide high quality technical inputs and be responsible for program development, implementation, results monitoring, knowledge management, and policy advocacy in the area of GBV and gender equality. The Programme Analyst GBV will strengthen GBV programming across the humanitarian-development nexus and ensure an integrated approach between sexual and reproductive health and rights and GBV for women and young people.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Programme Management and Technical Support:
  • Strengthen integration GBV prevention and response, rights-based approach, gender and SRHR/HIV issues for women and young people within UNFPA humanitarian-development programming.
  • Work closely with program officers at field level to manage, monitor and evaluate ongoing program implementation in the area of GBV for women and young people, providing technical support to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and coherence of program implementation.
  • Support national partners to develop GBV advocacy and policy documents across humanitarian and development settings.
  • Build the capacity of government and implementing partners to effectively diagnose gaps in GBV prevention and response, propose effective strategies to address existing bottlenecks, and support coordination of the multi-sectoral GBV prevention and response across humanitarian and development settings.
Monitoring, Evaluation and Knowledge Management for Policy Advocacy:
  • Ensure robust tracking of GBV program implementation and financial expenditure, and support implementing partners to submit quality technical and financial reports in conformity with signed agreements.
  • Actively participate in the evaluation and documentation of GBV program results, best practices and lessons learned and effectively share these with relevant partners to inform programming, policy and advocacy.
  • Prepare analytical and project reports on GBV to be shared with the National and Local Government, UNFPA Country Office, UN Country Team (UNCT) and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Support national partners’ capacity to generate quality GBV data, analysis and utilization for evidence-based decision making, policy and program formulation, monitoring and evaluation in support of integrated national development and humanitarian response.
Partnerships and Resource Mobilization:
  • Support media engagements to disseminate messages about the UNFPA’s development and humanitarian work and achievements, and promote GBV prevention and SRHR messages in alignment with existing UNFPA communication policy.
  • Facilitate the identification of resource gaps in the districts and humanitarian settings and provide technical input to the development of resource mobilization documents.
  • Support accountability and programme visibility for GBV programmes and development partners in alignment with donor signed agreements.
  • Maintain solid, cooperative and multi-sectoral working relationships with the Government, UN partner agencies and other stakeholders across humanitarian and development settings.
Other: As appropriate, undertake other related duties assigned by the Representative and/or Programme Specialist Gender and Human Rights.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA Programme Analyst, GBV job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in social sciences, public health, gender, medicine, demography, development or related field. Training in SRHR and GBV issues and their application in humanitarian and development settings will be an asset.
  • Three to five years of professional experience preferably 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 will be an added advantage.
  • Computer skills: Proficiency in current office software applications.
  • 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 and excellent communication skills.

Personal Competencies:
Values:
  • Exemplifying integrity/ Commitment to mandate
  • Knowledge sharing/Continuous learning
  • 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 Skill Set:
  • 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.

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: 7th April 2018

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