UNFPA Programme Analyst - Delivery of Rights Jobs in Uganda

UNFPA Programme Analyst - Delivery of Rights Jobs in Uganda


The Position

  • The Programme Analyst, Delivery of Rights, will substantively contribute to the UNFPA implementation, coordination and monitoring of programme activities across the Acholi sub-region in the areas of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), HIV/AIDS, Gender-Based Violence (GBV), gender and population issues in both humanitarian and development settings.

  • The Programme Analyst will provide technical support to the district local government, local development partners and implementing partners to ensure optimal programme implementation, effective use of resources, quality tracking of results, adequate coordination, advocacy for policy change and clear communication of UNFPA mandate, work and results in the region across humanitarian and development settings.

  • S/he will be based in Gulu and work closely with Gulu DO staff and country office staff based in Kampala.

  • S/he will work under the overall guidance of the Representative and the Team leader of Integrated Field Support and will be directly supervised by the Programme Coordinator-Gulu.

    How You Can Make a Difference

  • UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.

  • UNFPA’s strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

  • In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

  • UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

    Job Purpose

  • Under the overall supervision of the Representative and direct supervision of the Programme Coordinator in Gulu, the Programme Analyst substantively contributes to the effective delivery of an integrated package of rights (SRHR/GBV/HIV) in Acholi sub region of Uganda.

  • 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 GBV, gender equality and SRHR.

  • S/he will work to keep the issues of GBV and SRHR high on the agenda of Local Government/s 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 within a framework of integrated delivery of SRHR/GBV/HIV.

    Main Tasks & Responsibilities

    You would be responsible for

  • Overseeing UNFPA programmes in the Acholi subregion of Uganda to deliver an integrated package of rights (SRHR/GBV/HIV), i.e. managing, monitoring and evaluating ongoing UNFPA programme implementation in the region in the area of GBV, gender equality and SRHR for women and young people.

  • 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 programme implementation; ensuring necessary support to Implementing Partners and robust tracking of programme implementation.

  • Contributing to effective coordination related to SRHR/GBV/HIV and gender equality in the region by being actively involved in key coordination meetings at district and regional levels. This includes participating in relevant humanitarian meetings, including settlement coordination meetings etc.

  • Promoting UNFPA’s mandate areas in district development planning and budgeting processes in the Region

  • Establishing and maintaining mutually respectful relationships with strategic partners, DLG, development partners, implementing partners and other duty bearers in the Region and providing technical support to partners when needed, including trainings on SRHR/GBV/HIV and Gender for service providers, DLG, CSO etc.

  • Actively promoting and supporting UN Reform/delivering as one initiatives and the
    UN Area Coordination in the region to strengthen coordination, coherence and efficiency of the programmes

  • Analyzing and interpreting the political, social and economic environment relevant to GBV, gender equality and SRHR in the region and identifies needs and opportunities for UNFPA assistance and interventions.

  • Keeping abreast of new national policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks

  • Supporting capacity building of district local governments and local partners to generate, analyse and utilize quality data for evidence-based decision making, policy and program formulation, monitoring and evaluation in support of integrated district-level development and humanitarian response.

  • Contributing to the creation and sharing of knowledge in UNFPA and to partners and donors by collecting data, synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices of UNFPA programmes

  • Supporting 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, high level visits and public information events

  • As appropriate, undertake any other related duties as required

    Qualifications and Experience

    Education

  • Advanced degree in health, gender, human rights, demography, development, law and/or other related social science field.

    Knowledge and Experience

  • At least two years of professional experience in project management of development programmes required.

  • Significant work experience in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is preferred.

  • Specialized knowledge and experience within Health Systems Strengthening and integrated SRHR/GBV/HIV approaches will be desired.

  • Field experience is an asset.

  • 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 English required

    Required 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

  • 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 mobilisation

    Managerial Competencies

  • Providing strategic focus

  • Engaging in internal/external partners and stakeholders

  • Leading, developing and empowering people, creating a culture of performance

  • Making decisions and exercising judgment

    UNFPA Work Environment

  • UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, Embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life.

  • We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply.

  • UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities.

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    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UNFPA Programme Analyst - Delivery of Rights Jobs in Uganda



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