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

Job Title:      Programme
Analyst, GBV
Organization: United
Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
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: 12th September 2018
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