NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, Gender, Maseru, Lesotho, NO-B

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 7 June 2019 - 5:00pm(Maseru time)
Duty station: Maseru, Lesotho
Job ID: 23196


The Position

The Programme Analyst works collaboratively with the programme team as well as consultants, advisors, and experts and establishes and maintains relationships with counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bilateral donor agencies and civil society to address emerging issues. S/he must effectively influence counterparts from diverse backgrounds to contribute to achieving UNFPA’s mandate. 

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.

Qualifications and Experience


Master’s degree in gender studies and other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least 2 years of professional and relevant experience preferably in programme/ project management in development partners/public or private sector.
  • Demonstrate ability to refine programme design and to ensure alignment of organizational programme objectives to national priorities/capacities
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, precision and accuracy
  • Ability to lead and manage team to achieve demonstrable results;
  • Good communication to foster relevant partnerships at a high level of presentation and to maintain existing partnerships.
  • Ability to implementing Gender Equality and Women Empowerment programs
  • Knowledge of the UN system would be an added advantage
  • Experience in a humanitarian or crisis context is an asset.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of socio-cultural issues and rights centered approach in gender mainstreaming.
  • Work experience with women associations is an added advantage
  • Excellent skills in computer/information systems.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Population : 2.1 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 33%
Girls 50%