Fresher UN Programme Analyst, GBV Job Placements – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      Programme Analyst, GBV
Organization: United
Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Kyangwali,
Job ID: 15506
Grade Level: NOA
Reports to: Integrated
Field Support Coordinator
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 Program
Analyst GBV will substantively contribute to the UNFPA programme activities in
Northern Uganda. S/he 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 work in the region. The
Program Analyst GBV will guide and facilitate 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
  • Support
    the district local governments and Implementing Partners 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.
  • Provide
    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
  • Contribute
    to integration of GBV prevention and response in district programmes and
    projects in districts and humanitarian settings.
  • Actively
    contribute to integration of reproductive health and rights, HIV/AIDS,
    gender and population issues in programmes and projects in districts and
    humanitarian settings.
  • In
    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
  • 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:
  • 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
  • Support
    UNFPA-funded projects and Implementing Partners (IPs) to submit technical
    and financial reports in conformity with the signed agreements.
  • Prepare
    and submit 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.
Work Relations:
  • Work
    closely with the 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 job
    opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in Medicine,
    Population and Reproductive Health, Nursing and Midwifery, public health,
    demography, women and Gender studies, social science or other relevant
  • Previous
    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:
Core 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
  • Fundraising
    and Advocacy
  • Promote
    and facilitate the inclusion of GBV into humanitarian appeal processes and
  • Provide
    technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy
    documents to address GBV in the context of broader gender inequality
  • 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
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: 13th April 2018
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