NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, MH/FP, Manila, Philippines Country Office, NOB

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 21 January 2019 - 5:00pm(Manila time)
Duty station: Manila, Philippines
Job ID: 20047

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN TO NATIONALS OF PHILIPPINES ONLY.

The Position:

Under the guidance and supervision of the RH Policy/Programme Specialist, the Maternal Health Programme Analyst supports the delivery of UNFPA’s programme in the Reproductive Health cluster in partnership with in-country implementers. Primary focus is placed on the prevention of maternal mortality and promotion of family planning including Reproductive Health Commodity Security (RHCS). The MH Programme Analyst assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides inputs, formulate projects, and assist in joint programming initiatives including monitoring of the programme. S/he establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, non-government, civil society and development partners, including multilateral and bilateral donor agencies.

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:

In a global organisation, where many of our people are based in challenging environments, you will play a vital role in supporting the delivery of UNFPA’s programme in the Reproductive Health cluster in partnership with in-country implementers.

You will facilitate the work of consultants, advisors, and experts and establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bilateral donor agencies and civil society to address emerging issues.  You must effectively influence counterparts from diverse backgrounds to jointly contribute to achieving UNFPA’s mandate.

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

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

Master's degree or equivalent in public health, medicine, sociology, social anthropology, health education, health economics, epidemiology, behavioral studies, communication and other related fields.

Knowledge and Experience:

A minimum of 2 years of professional experience at the national or international level in implementing public health programs and projects.

Languages:

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

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Philippines
Population : 108.1 mil
Fertility rate
2.8
Maternal Mortality Ratio
114
Contraceptives prevalence rate
56
Population aged 10-24
29%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 60%
Girls 72%