NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, SRH, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, NOB

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 19 August 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Job ID: 24927

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS ONLY FOR NATIONALS OF DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.

Job Summary

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

Working within a large and complex Country Office (CO) environment, you will support the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of population and development, reproductive health and gender. Through substantive analysis and assessment of political, social and economic trends, you will contribute to project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks.

You will monitor results achieved during implementation, guiding the appropriate application of systems and procedures, and developing enhancements as required.

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

Education: 

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

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Two years professional experience in the field of Sexual Reproductive Health 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.
  •  Deep technical knowledge on thematic area issues.
  • Knowledge of UNFPA program themes (mainly Sexual and Reproductive Health).
  • Deep Knowledge on strategic planning.
  • Advance knowledge on budget management and project administration.
  • Knowledge and ability in the use of computer programs (Microsoft Office, Power Point).
  • Communication, negotiation and supervision skills.
  • Experience and knowledge in advocacy with Government and civil society decision makers.
  • Knowledge and ability in the use resource mobilization tools.
  • Reports and projects writing skills.
  • Ability to analyze discernment or discriminate information and planning.
  • Communications, personnel supervision and negotiation skills.

Languages:

Fluency in Spanish and English.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Dominican Republic
Population : 11 mil
Fertility rate
2.3
Maternal Mortality Ratio
92
Contraceptives prevalence rate
71
Population aged 10-24
27%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 62%
Girls 71%