Job Title – National Post: Programme Analyst, GBV/SRHR, SB4, Kyegegwa, Uganda

Job ID – 32684
East and Southern Africa
Full/Part Time – Full time
Regular/Temporary : Regular

Rotation

This post is non-rotational.

Organizational Setting

The Position

The Programme Analyst will be based in Kyegegwa, and maintains collaborative relationships with all programme and project staff at the CO and field offices. Internal contacts include the CO staff, incl. the Assistant Representative, the Programme Delivery and Coordination Specialist, the Programme Analysts, the technical teams as well as staff in other field offices. External contacts include partners in the Country Programme activities, District Local Government, UN agencies and other stakeholders.

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

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.

Job Purpose:

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.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

You would be responsible for:

  • Oversees 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
  • Analyzes 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
  • Contributes 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.
  • Establishes and maintains mutually respectful relationships with Implementing. Partners and duty bearers in the region. Provides technical support to partners when needed, including training on SRHR, GBV and Gender for service providers and NGOs/ CBOs
  • Contributes to creation and sharing of knowledge by collecting data, synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices
  • Keeps 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
  • Provides technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy documents to address SRHR, GBV and broader gender issues at the regional level
  • Supports 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
  • Participates 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
  • Actively 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
  • As appropriate, undertake other related duties as required

Key Outcomes

The following will be the corresponding expected outcomes:

  • Effective coordination and support to UNFPA programme delivery in the region
  • Technical Support to district structures and Implementing Partners continuously provided as needed
  • Adherence to UNFPA guidelines and policies in programme implementation
  • Findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices documented from the region
  • Contributed to resource mobilization efforts in the area of SRHR and GBV in humanitarian settings

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

Advanced degree in health, population, development, and/or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 5 years of professional experience in programme/project management in the public or private sector.
  • Substantive work experience in the field of Gender-Based Violence, Gender and/or Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is preferred.
  • Excellent 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.
  • 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 oral and written English is 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
  • Resource mobilization and donor relations
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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