United Nations UNDP Jobs – Programme Analyst (Rule Of Law, Access To Justice and Human Rights)

Organisation: United
Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Reports to: Team Leader
for Crisis Prevention and Recovery Unit (CPRU)
Duty Station:  Gulu, Uganda
About UNDP:
The Government of Uganda
launched a Peace Recovery and Development Plan (PRDP) which commenced
implementation in July 2009 and now in a second phase running until June 2015.
The main objective of PRDP-2 is to complete the post-conflict recovery process;
to strengthen the foundation for development in Northern Uganda; and to narrow
the gap between Northern Uganda and the national average level of all
socio-economic indicators. In this context, and building on previous UNDP
engagements in Northern Uganda, UNDP has designed a new project financed
jointly by UNDP Uganda and New York to support the deepening of our initiatives
in Northern Uganda that aim to enhance economic recovery peace building and lead
to the long term socio-economic development of Northern Uganda.
Job Summary:  The Program
Analyst will contribute to UNDP’s programmatic work in the delivery of the
Crisis Prevention and Recovery component with specific responsibilities in
relation to access to justice, rule of law and human rights. The Program
Analyst will be expected to support all project staff and sites in Northern
Key Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Contribute to effective
delivery of the UNDP programme /projects portfolio with emphasis on access
to justice, rule of law and human rights and ensuring quality control, and focusing
on the achievement of the following results:
  • Regular analysis of the access to
    justice, rule of law and human rights landscape in order to contribute to
    programme and projects development:
  • Application of  Results Based
    Management (RBM) tools, to the conceptualisation of programme and projects
    as well as the management and monitoring of the programme/project cycle
  • Initiation of projects, entering
    projects into the country offices Management information system – ATLAS,
    finalization of contribution agreements; facilitation of mandatory
    project budget revision exercise, and  projects closures as
    applicable;Coordination of selected projects implementation with partners
    including implementing and responsible parties implementing access to
    Justice component;
  • Monitoring and analysis of the
    progamme/project environment, timely reporting and advise on readjustment
    in portfolio;
  • Financial and substantive monitoring and
    evaluation of projects, identification of operational and financial
    challenges and proposed solutions specifically on the access to Justice
    component; and
  • Participate in facilitating audit of
    projects as applicable.
2. Develop strategic
partnerships and implement resource mobilization strategies focusing on the
achievement of the following results:
  • Analysis and research information on UN
    agencies, government institutions, donors, Civil Society, private
    sector and other stakeholders in preparation of substantive briefs on
    possible areas of cooperation and identification of  opportunities
    for initiating new programme entry points;
  • Active contributions to the overall
    Country Office effort in resource mobilization;
  • Development of partnerships  with
    actors in the areas of access to justice, rule of law and human rights –
    this should be based on the strategic goals of UNDP and the country’s
    needs and priorities.
3. Provide policy advice and
guidance in the areas of access to justice rule, rule of law and human rights
and facilitate knowledge management focusing on the following results:
  • Identification and synthesis of best
    practices and lessons learnt;
  • Substantive contribution to
    knowledge networks and communities of practice;
  • Organization and facilitating knowledge
    sharing forums for the UNDP and project staff;
  • Contribute to the preparation of
    high-quality communication products for programme/project implementation
    and, more broadly, to publicize the progress and performance of access to
    justice, rule of law and human rights related programme components.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • Minimum  Masters Degree in law,
    human rights/ law, international relations or other related fields;
  • At  least 2 years progressive
     professional experience in the field of access to justice, Rule of
    Law and/or Human Rights involving the following: Programme design and
    project management; Advisory and knowledge management task; and Partnership
    building and coordination.
Language Requirements: Fluent in English both written and oral
Personal Competencies:
1. Corporate Competencies:
  • Demonstrates integrity by modelling the
    UN’s values and ethical standards
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and
    strategic goals of UNDP
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion,
    race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability
  • Treats all people fairly without
2. Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise
  • Understands more advanced aspects of
    primary area of specialization as well as the fundamental concepts of
    related disciplines
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in
    area of professional discipline and job knowledge and seeks to develop
    him/herself professionally
  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of
    information technology and applies it in work assignments
  • Demonstrates comprehensive understanding
    and knowledge of the current guidelines and project management tools and
    utilizes these regularly in work assignments
3. Client Orientation
  • Contributing to positive outcomes for
    the client
  • Anticipates client needs
  • Works towards creating an enabling
    environment for a smooth relationship between the clients and service provider
  • Demonstrates understanding of client’s
  • Solicits feedback on service provision
    and quality
How to Apply:
If you believe you are one of
the three ideal candidates for this fantastic opportunity for the United
Nations Development Programme, then visit the web link below for full job
NB: UNDP is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. Qualified Women are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 28th May, 2013
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