United Nations Population Fund Sexual Reproductive Health Analyst - NOB Jobs in Nigeria

United Nations Population Fund Sexual Reproductive Health Analyst - NOB Jobs in Nigeria


The State Programme Analyst will provide substantive inputs to programme formulation, monitoring and evaluation, joint programming initiatives, development frameworks with a strong emphasis on supporting the implementation of the Norway project in the Federal Capital Territory under the Country Office in Abuja; Akwa Ibom State under the Calabar Sub-Office and Gombe State under the Kaduna Sub- Office.

S/he will provide oversight of programme implementation; guide and facilitate the delivery of UNFPA’s programmes; and, ensure appropriate application of the tools, available guidelines and procedures for sexual reproductive health and rights, and gender.


Responsibilities


  • Collaborating with State Government counterparts, NGOs and other partners, contribute substantively to integrate reproductive health and rights dimensions in UNFPA programming, monitoring and evaluation and ensure that reproductive health and rights issues are taken into account in addressing population issues;
  • Providing technical assistance in 3 States within the framework of agreed work plans for successful implementation of the reproductive health and rights and gender component of the UNFPA Country Programme;
  • Helping to create and document knowledge about current and emerging reproductive health and rights and gender issues, by analyzing programmes, projects, strategies, approaches and ongoing experience for lessons learned, best practices, and disseminate to relevant team members for use in knowledge sharing and planning future strategies;
  • Assisting in advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of the Sub Office by preparing relevant documentation, i.e. project summaries, conference papers, donor profiles and participating in donor meetings and public information events;
  • Creating and deliver effective evidence-based advocacy messages to promote UNFPA’s programme goals taking into account political and social sensitivities;
  • Mobilizing government counterpart obligations and explore opportunities for additional resources in support of reproductive health and rights initiatives in the States.
  • Promoting UNFPA visibility in States;
  • Analyzing and interpret the political, social and economic environment relevant to population and development, reproductive health and gender and identify opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention;
  • Keeping abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks;
  • Monitoring the reproductive health and rights content of the UNFPA Country Programme, ensuring that it is in line with the National
  • Strategic Framework and State development policies and plans for the effective and efficient provision of reproductive health services;
  • Collaborating with relevant stakeholders (Governments, NGOs and CBOs) in the design of materials pertaining
    to reproductive health, adolescent reproductive health, IEC/BCC advocacy in support of the implementation of reproductive health programme;
  • Undertaking advocacy activities with policy makers at all levels to ensure sustained support for utilization of reproductive health services;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by UNFPA Representative and/or Heads of Office in the Kaduna and Calabar Sub-Offices and Abuja.


    Requirements


  • Master’s degree in Reproductive Health, Public Health, Gender, Population Studies, Development Studies and/or other related social science field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant post-master’s degree working experience in programming for SRH/family planning;
  • Demonstrable experience in reproductive health and family planning programming in northern Nigeria;
  • Experience working on ending child marriage and keeping girls in school in northern Nigeria;
  • Knowledge of population, reproductive health, gender/gender-based violence and young people/youth;
  • Experience in the promotion of and building national capacity in sexual and reproductive health issues including in comprehensive sexuality education/FHLE;
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic programme management with strong technical knowledge of reproductive health/family planning, young people and gender;
  • Interpersonal and communication skills for the dissemination of information and leadership for advocacy activities that should progressively lead to an increase in demand for and increase in uptake of SRH services;
  • Experience in working with government institutions and donor organizations
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills;


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 29th August, 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; United Nations Population Fund Sexual Reproductive Health Analyst - NOB Jobs in Nigeria


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