Fresher UN SRHR/GBV and Disability Associate Job Careers – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      SRHR/GBV and Disability
Associate

Organization: United
Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

Reports to: Programme Delivery and Coordination Specialist

About US:

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 SRHR/GBV and Disability Associate will
contribute towards UNFPA’s strengthened and sharpened focus on the sexual and
reproductive health and rights and GBV needs of women and young people living
with disabilities. Under the overall supervision of the UNFPA Representative,
the SRHR/GBV and Disability Associate will report directly to the Programme
Specialist, Gender and Human Rights. You will support the Country Office to
strengthen UNFPA’s SRHR and GBV Programming for persons living with
disabilities through disability inclusiveness in all SRHR/GBV Programme
interventions.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Support
the   practical application of UNFPA’s
guidelines for providing Rights- based and Gender- Responsive Services to address
Gender- based Violence, Sexual, Reproductive Health, and Rights among women and
young people with disabilities.

·       
Support
UNFPA Implementing partners in ensuring that disability inclusion is well
integrated in all their interventions.

·       
Evaluate
projects and programme activities to ensure disability inclusion, conducting
field visits, participating in review meetings and evaluation missions and
preparing regular inputs to projects track status and progress reports.
Analyzes disability issues, challenges recommend corrective actions and follows
up on recommendations including in humanitarian setting.

·       
Analyzes
and interprets the political, social and economic environment relevant to
disability issues and 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 with
disability lens.

·       
Analyzes
and reports on programme and project progress in terms of achieving results,
using existing monitoring and evaluation tools and introducing new mechanisms
and systems including in humanitarian setting.;

·       
Helps
create and document knowledge about current and emerging disability issues, by
analyzing programmes, projects, strategies, approaches and ongoing experience
for lessons learned, best practices, and shares with management for use in
knowledge sharing and planning future strategies.

·       
Assists
advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of the Country Office by preparing
relevant documentation with disability inclusion.

·       
Facilitate
UNFPA engagement in  implementation of
national advocacy initiatives on SRHR/GBV and disability

·       
Participate
in disability inclusion coordination mechanisms and make substantial
contributions for SRHR/GBV integration.

·       
Facilitate
the integration of disability in the live your Dream Campaign including; books
before Babies , Let Girls be Girls, with you(th) and the Generation for
Generation Dialogues.

Key Result Areas:  

·       
Enhance
UNFPA’s Contribution to national efforts in the area of Sexual Reproductive
Health and Rights GBV and Disability.

·       
Support
UNFPA to increase its engagement with other actors in the area of disability
inclusion in Uganda’s SRHR/ GBV Policy and strategy frameworks

·       
Increase
UNFPA’s leadership in promoting SRHR/GBV and Disability

·       
GBV and
Health Issues and how they affect PWDs

·       
Advocacy
for disability inclusion around SRHR services and information

·       
Programme
design to capture aspects of PWD related issues

·       
Design
for Communication strategy/IEC materials for PWDs

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) SRHR/GBV and
Disability Associate job opportunity should hold have completed Secondary Level
Education. University Degree in any one of the following: Statistics, Social
Sciences, Demography, or Public Health, is desirable.

·       
At least
two years’ experience working on issues of inclusive development with a focus
on health and ending violence in a related field

·       
Functional
computer knowledge (especially Microsoft 
Office)

·       
Languages:
Fluency in oral and written English essential. Knowledge of local languages is
an asset

Competencies

Values:

·       
Exemplifying
integrity

·       
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
Competencies:

·       
Analyzing

·       
Applying
technical expertise

·       
Planning
and organizing

·       
Following
Instructions and Procedures

·       
Learning
and Researching

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.

Click
Here

Deadline: 15th May 2020

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