UN Management and Programme Analyst Jobs in Uganda

UN Management and Programme Analyst Jobs in Uganda

This position is located in the Regional Service Centre, Entebbe, and the incumbent reports to the Deputy Chief, RSCE.

The incumbent of the post identifies and translates business requirements into system solutions and ensures the timely delivery of critical business information; improves process efficiency, drives standardization and service delivery by monitoring performance and achieves targeted service level goals.


  • Identify business/reporting requirements for RSCE performance monitoring, including documenting and proposing new as well as changes to existing – Key Performance Indicators (KPIs);
  • Liaise with technical teams (including information and communications technology / ICT colleagues outside the RSCE) to develop automated reports generated from relevant systems (FSS, iNEED, Umoja, etc);
  • Ensure timely completion and publication of the RSCE monthly report, liaising with service line managers and the Chief RSCE to incorporate feedback and analysis from line operations;
  • Provide feedback to line and senior management on monitoring and reporting problems and propose solutions in as much detail as necessary to deepen others’ awareness, understanding, and commitment to changes proposed;
  • Coordinate periodic surveys with internal and external stakeholders; review, analyze and report on key findings; and prepare / present recommendations for improvement.

    Business Intelligence

  • Develop the related methodologies, and where required tools, for calculating the performance of the RSCE services in order to enable accurate reporting;
  • Collaborate with counterparts in UNHQ in order to define business intelligence solutions;
  • Serve as focal point for system change requests that will improve efficiency and productivity with the RSCE Service Lines;
  • Design and manage the Business Intelligence tools and applications environment
  • Investigate Business Intelligence query objects for end users and troubleshoots Business Intelligence problems;
  • Educate and facilitate an understanding and commitment to business Intelligence processes and procedures, across RSCE, to ensure information is recognized and utilized as assets.
  • Create new reports and report templates and modify existing report parameters.
    Business Process Reengineering
  • Support business process re-engineering both from a process and an information technology approach;
  • Identify opportunities for improvements in efficiency and informs the management on any streamlining opportunities accordingly through monthly reporting;
  • Oversee the project of re-engineering the RSCE service lines in alignment with changes in policies, information technology systems and other changes introduced to improve efficiency and service quality;
  • Ensure timely completion of all milestones and deliverable an provide regular status updates to senior management on progress achieved, activities planned and issues / challenges encountered;
  • Identify improvement opportunities and facilitate implementation of changes in service lines in collaboration with line management and staff members;
  • Develop and maintain process documentation (including work instructions, SOPs, and other job aids) to facilitate awareness, understanding and consistent implementation of procedures within n service lines
  • Monitor, analyze and report on the impact of changes introduced and results achieved;
  • Identify and translate business requirements into system solutions in collaboration with key stakeholders;
  • Contribute to the design of reporting interfaces and to information management policies and procedures to ensure effective data governance;
  • Contribute to data dictionary to ensure end users have a consistent and thorough understanding of data related information;
  • Consult and provide advice to internal stakeholders regarding reporting frameworks and data requirements, to ensure reporting mechanisms and specifications meet business requirements;


  • Ability to apply well-developed conceptual and analytical skills to solve complex issues; demonstrates exploration and
    implementation of new ways of thinking, to support knowledge management, business intelligence and organizational functioning;
  • Ability to support business process re-engineering both from a process and an information technology approach;
  • Ability to utilize effective negotiation, influencing and communication skills to provide well-informed advice to a range of internal stakeholders regarding reporting frameworks and data requirements, taking steps to ensure that it is properly understood and appropriately exploited;
  • Shows pride in work and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments, observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations.
  • Takes responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively; listens to others, correctly interprets messages from others and responds appropriately; asks questions to clarify, and exhibits interest in having two-way communication; tailors language, tone, style and format to match audience; demonstrates openness in sharing information and keeping people informed.
  • Considers all those to whom services are provided to be “clients” and seeks to see things from clients’ point of view; establishes and maintains productive partnerships with clients by gaining their trust and respect; identifies clients’ needs and matches them to appropriate solutions; monitors ongoing developments inside and outside the clients’ environment to keep informed and anticipate problems; keeps clients informed of progress or setbacks in projects; meets timeline for delivery of products or services to client.
  • Proven record of building and managing teams and creating an enabling work environment, including the ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor, develop and evaluate staff and design training/skills enhancement initiatives to ensure effective transfer of knowledge/skills.
  • Actively supports the development and career aspirations of staff and appraises performance fairly.
  • Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in business administration, management, economics or a related field.
  • A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in project or programme management, administration or related area is required.
  • Experience in project management is required.
  • Experience in performance monitoring and reporting is required.
  • Experience in data analysis is required.
  • Experience in business process improvement is required.
  • Experience in utilizing
    enterprise resource planning (ERP), business intelligence systems and tools to generate automated reports is desirable.
  • Experience with PRINCE2 methodology in monitoring and reporting is desirable.
  • English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat, Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of French is desirable.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 05th August 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; UN Management and Programme Analyst Jobs in Uganda

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