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

Organization: United Nations Population Fund
(UNFPA)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Program 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 Programme Analyst – Integrated field
Support 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: 
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Actively participates in the identification and
formulation of the country programme to include the humanitarian and component
projects by compiling and analyzing information in the subject areas of UNFPA
assistance to the Government, drafts project documents and work plans and
prepares tables and statistical data.
·        
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.
·        
Actively 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.
·        
Supports advocacy and resource mobilization
strategy of the CO by compiling and synthesizing relevant background material
for use in discussions and public events. Establishes and maintains network of
donor and public information contacts and provides assistance in organizing and
conducting donor meetings and public information events.
·        
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. 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.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·        
The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA
Programme Analyst – Integrated field Support job opportunity should hold an advanced
degree in health, population, demography and/or other related social science
field.
·        
Prior experience in the field of development and
population activities would be desirable.
·        
Languages: Fluency in English is
required. Depending on the duty station, a working knowledge of local languages
especially Arabic (spoken by the South Sudanese refugees) may be required.
Values:
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Exemplifying integrity
·        
Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN
System
·        
Embracing cultural diversity
·        
Embracing change
Core Competencies:
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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
·        
Leveraging the resources of national governments
and partners/ building strategic alliances and partnerships
·        
Delivering results-based programmes
·        
Internal and external communication and advocacy
for results 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: 28th June 2018
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