NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, Gender, Manila, Philippines Country Office, NOA

Level: NOA
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 21 January 2019 - 5:00pm(Manila time)
Duty station: Manila, Philippines
Job ID: 19975


The Position:

The Gender Officer will provide technical support to the field level programme of assistance on gender-responsive, culturally sensitive, human rights based approach to programming. You will work in close collaboration with the Field Programme Team and Area Programme Officers.

You will report directly to the National Programme Officer - Gender/Gender-based Violence in the UNFPA Manila Country Office.

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’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

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.

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

Job Purpose:

UNFPA will assist the Government of the Philippines under the 8th Country Programme of Support from 2019 to 2023 to fully implement existing laws, policies and programmes in development and humanitarian settings such as the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law and Magna Carta of Women. 

You will mainstream human-rights based approach and gender equality across the country programme and ensure that efforts to address gender-based violence is integrated across the continuum of humanitarian intervention to development programming.

You are a substantive contributor to the programme team in the Country Office.


Qualifications and Experience


Advanced degree in a field of study relevant to UNFPA’s mandate, such as sociology, anthropology, social sciences, women’s studies, public health, public administration, international relations, international development or other related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

Relevant work experience in the area of development work, gender and development, social work, public health, public administration, gender equality and women’s empowerment preferably at the LGU/community level would be desirable. Experience in working on gender-based violence prevention and response in both ‘normal’ and humanitarian settings an advantage.


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including fluency in English and national language.


We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Population : 109.6 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 60%
Girls 71%