NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, Monitoring and Evaluation / Supply Chain

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 6 October 2017 - 5:00pm (Banjul time)
Duty station: Banjul, Gambia

*** OPEN TO ONLY NATIONALS OF THE GAMBIA ***

Job Purpose

The UNFPA/ Government of The Gambia 8th Country Programme focuses on two outcomes: (i) Sexual and Reproductive Health and (ii) Adolescents and Youth. To support the implementation of the programme and quality delivery, the UNFPA Country Office is seeking a Programme Analyst Monitoring and Evaluation / Supply Chain.

The Programme Analyst Monitoring and Evaluation/Supply Chain substantively contributes to the effective planning, quality assurance, reporting, monitoring and evaluation, and evidence generation related to UNFPA activities in the areas of Data and Population Dynamics, Integrated Reproductive Health, Gender Equality and GBV prevention and response, Adolescent and Youth SRH and Humanitarian response. The incumbent will play an important role in improving the quality and results orientation of UNFPA-supported policy and programme interventions, and in developing institutional and national capacity in results-based management (RBM).  He/she contributes to UN-wide monitoring and evaluation activities of the UNDAF. He/she analyses and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to project formulation and evaluation, joint planning, quality assurance of plans and reports and programming initiatives and other national development frameworks.

Qualifications & Experience

Education: 

  • Advanced degree or equivalent in Statistics, Economics, Development, Business/Public Administration and/or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Three years of increasingly responsible professional experience in planning, designing and management of development programmes and projects;
  • Substantive knowledge and practical experience in monitoring and evaluation in development work; experience in humanitarian rapid assessment, monitoring and evaluation is an asset;
  • Knowledge on monitoring indicators for population and development, sexual and reproductive health, and gender;
  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation of the UN joint programmes is an asset;
  • Client oriented and strong team work;
  • Strong communications and writing skills in English;
  • Proficiency in current office software applications.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English is required. 

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested individuals are encouraged to visit UNFPA, the Gambia website: http://gambia.unfpa.org/en/vacancies and its social media sites for downloadable templates. Please submit your application electronically to the dedicated email vacancy.gambia@unfpa.org   in the following format:  cover letter, completed and signed UN Personal History Form P.11 (CV outlining academic and professional experience) addressed to:

 The Chief of Operations

UNFPA,The Gambia

UN House

5 Kofi Annan Street

Cape Point, Bakau

All applications should be clearly marked with the JOB TITLE of the position applied for.

 

 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

the Gambia
Population : 2.1 mil
Fertility rate
5.5
Maternal Mortality Ratio
706
Contraceptives prevalence rate
12
Population aged 10-24
32%