NATIONAL POST, Programme Analyst, Population Data & Ageing, Colombo, Sri Lanka Country Office, NOB

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 10 February 2019 - 5:00pm(Colombo time)
Duty station: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Job ID: 20434

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS ONLY FOR NATIONALS OF SRI LANKA.

The Position:

The Programme Analyst analyses and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends, guiding and facilitating the delivery of UNFPA’s programmes.

You will report to the UNFPA Assistant Representative and be part of the Programme Management Team.

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.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

Advanced degree in population, demography, health and/or other related social science discipline.

Knowledge and Experience:

Two years professional experience in the field of development and population activities, with experience in programme/ project management

Practical experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects

Experience using office software packages and web-based management systems.

Languages:

Fluency in English and either Sinhala or Tamil; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French and/or Spanish, is desirable.

 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Sri Lanka
Population : 21 mil
Fertility rate
2
Maternal Mortality Ratio
30
Contraceptives prevalence rate
65
Population aged 10-24
23%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 87%
Girls 90%