NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, Partnership and Advocacy

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

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

Job Purpose

The UNFPA/ Government of The Gambia 8th Country Programme focuses on two out 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 Partnership and Advocacy.  The programme analyst will also have working relations with the operations and programme staff members.

In light of the resource constraint to the organisation leading to consistent reduction in Country Office allocations, and the new opportunities for resource mobilisation available to the Gambia, the Programme Analyst for Partnership and Advocacy will support the Country Office in: forging new partnerships, lead strategic engagements, donor relations and resource mobilisation efforts aimed at mobilising funds to cover the resource gaps in the Gambia Government/UNFPA 8th Country Programme 2017-2021.

Qualifications and Experience

Education

  • Advanced University degree in Economics, Business Administrations, Development Studies, or population related field.

Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years professional experience in the area of advocacy, partnership, resource mobilisation, programme management and coordination 

Language(s):

  • Fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another UN language is an advantage.

 

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
5.4
Maternal Mortality Ratio
706
Contraceptives prevalence rate
12
Population aged 10-24
33%