NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, Gender, Maseru, Lesotho, NOB

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 20 December 2018 - 5:00pm(Maseru time)
Duty station: Maseru, Lesotho
Job ID: 19616


The Programme Analyst is located in Lesotho Country Office, works under the overall guidance of the Representative and the direct supervision of the Assistant Representative. 

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 Sociology, Social health, population studies, public health and/or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience: 

  • At least 5 years’ professional experience at the national or international level in implementing Gender Equality and Women Empowerment programs
  • Work experience with women’s Group and Organizations is an added advantage
  • Excellent skills in computer/information systems 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Population : 2.3 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 29%
Girls 45%