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


Job Title:    Programme Analyst, GBV/SRHR

Organization: United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Programme Delivery and Coordination Specialist

Grade: NOB


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:  Under the overall supervision of the
Representative and direct supervision of the Programme Delivery and
Coordination Specialist, the Programme Analyst GBV/SRHR substantively contributes
to the effective delivery of an integrated package of rights (SRHR/GBV/HIV) in
West and Southwest Uganda with particular focus on refugee hosting districts.


The Programme
Analyst will provide high quality technical inputs and be responsible for programme
development, implementation, results monitoring, knowledge management, and
policy advocacy in the area of SRHR, GBV, HIV and gender equality across the
humanitarian development nexus. S/he will work to keep the mandate of UNFPA
high on the agenda of the Local Government and of the Local Development
Partners, optimize the allocation of resources, influence policies and improve
consistency and effectiveness of UNFPA’s work in the region, specifically in
refugee hosting communities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

UNFPA programmes in West and South-West Uganda to deliver an integrated package
of rights (SRHR/GBV/HIV), i.e. managing, monitoring and evaluating UNFPA
programme implementation in the area of SRHR/GBV/HIV for women and young people
across the humanitarian/development nexus. This includes analyzing factors
affecting the achievement of results, recommending corrective actions and
following up on recommendations; Providing technical support to ensure
efficiency, effectiveness and coherence of program implementation; Ensuring
necessary support to Implementing Partners and robust tracking of program
implementation and financial expenditure

and interprets the political, social and economic environment relevant to SRHR,
GBV, gender, and HIV in West and Southwest Uganda and identifies needs and
opportunities for UNFPA assistance and interventions with particular focus on
refugee hosting districts

to effective coordination of programmes related to SRHR and GBV in the region
by being actively involved in key coordination meetings at settlement, district
and regional levels, and advocating for inclusion SRHR/GBV/HIV and gender
priorities in district development plans and budgets

and maintains mutually respectful relationships with Implementing

and duty bearers in the region. Provides technical support to partners when
needed, including training on SRHR, GBV and Gender for service providers and

to creation and sharing of knowledge by collecting data, synthesizing and
documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices

abreast of new policy developments and strategies, analyzes policy papers,
strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks, and prepares
briefs and inputs for policy dialogue, technical assistance coordination, and
development frameworks

technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy documents
to address SRHR, GBV and broader gender issues at the regional level

visibility and resource mobilization, including proposal writing, establishing
and maintaining a network of donor and public information contacts and
providing assistance in organizing and conducting donor meetings and public
information events

in relevant humanitarian and disaster risk reduction planning and programming,
including contingency planning and emergency appeal mechanisms, preparation of
project proposals and resource mobilization for new initiatives in the area of
SRHR and GBV in humanitarian settings

promotes and supports UN Reform/delivering as one initiatives and the UN Area
Coordination in the region to strengthen coordination, coherence and efficiency
in the programmes

appropriate, undertake other related duties as required


Key Outcomes

coordination and support to UNFPA programme delivery in the region

Support to district structures and Implementing Partners continuously provided
as needed

to UNFPA guidelines and policies in programme implementation

and lessons learned, success stories and best practices documented from the

to resource mobilization efforts in the area of SRHR and GBV in humanitarian


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Programme
Analyst, GBV/SRHR job opportunity should hold an advanced degree in health,
population, development, and/or other related social science field.

At least
two years of professional experience in programme/project management in the
public or private sector.

work experience in the field of Gender-Based Violence, Gender and/or Sexual and
Reproductive Health and Rights is preferred.

communication skills and experience with management of multiple partnership
programmes and humanitarian work is an asset. Specialized knowledge and
experience within Health Systems Strengthening and SRHR/GBV in humanitarian
response is desired.

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.

Fluency in oral and written
English is required





commitment to UNFPA and the UN system

diversity in all its forms


Core Competencies:



and Applying Professional Expertise/Business Acumen

analytically and Strategically

in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our Relationships

for Impact


a policy-oriented agenda

the resources of national governments and partners/ building strategic
alliances and partnerships

results-based programmes

mobilization and donor relations


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: 24th January 2021


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