NATIONAL POST: Gender Programme Analyst, NO-A, Guinea Bissau

  • Level: NOA
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Closing date: 24 May 2022 05:00 PM (Africa/Bissau)
  • Duty station: Guinea-Bissau

The position:

The Programme Analyst is located in Guinea-Bissau Country Offices (CO) and, under the guidance of the UNFPA Representative and direct supervision of the Assistant Representative, the NPO - Gender Programme Analyst will be responsible for the Gender and Human Rights related interventions of the Country Programme.

The Programme Analyst assists in the design, planning and management of UNFPA’s Country Programme activities in the areas of gender and human rights, by analyzing relevant political, social and economic trends and providing inputs to project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks. The Programme Analyst guide, facilitate and assists the UNFPA programme/ project implementation by using and developing appropriate mechanisms and systems and ensuring compliance with established procedures, as well as by monitoring results achieved during implementation.

Specifically, S/he will support government and CSO partners on strengthening institutional capacity to mainstream gender in selected institutions; and enhancing community capacity to protect women’s and girls’ rights in the areas of gender-based violence, and gender sensitive and responsive integrated SRH and HIV/AIDS programmes, including contributing to accelerating progress on the ICPD beyond 2014 agenda and SDGs. S/he will also support gender mainstreaming efforts by the Country Office across all programme areas.

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

Master’s degree in Gender and Development, Law, Social Work, or any other relevant social science field of study.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years of relevant experience with increasing professional experience and responsibilities at national level in programme/project management;
  • Familiarity and knowledge of the functioning of the UN and its policies will be an added advantage;
  • Knowledge of rights-centered approaches and gender mainstreaming in social development;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the gender and human rights related issues;
  • Working experience in policy analysis, and advocacy for gender, women empowerment and human rights in the context of sustainable development; and working experience in communication and advocacy;
  • Demonstrated experience in programme/project planning, design, follow up, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Computer skills: Proficiency in current office software applications. 
  • Shortlisted candidates may be required to successfully complete a UNFPA position related test.

Languages:

Full proficiency of French or English. Knowledge of Portuguese is an asset.

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