NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, SRHR and GBV, Lashio, Myanmar Country Office, NOB

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 10 July 2019 - 5:00pm(Yangon time)
Duty station: Lashio, Myanmar
Job ID: 24219


The position:

The Programme Analyst (SRHR/GBV) analyses and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends, guiding and facilitating the delivery of UNFPA’s programmes in northern Shan State. 

You will report to the UNFPA Programme Specialist based in Myitkyina, Kachin State.

Job Purpose

UNFPA’s Fourth Country Programme Document (2018-2022) for Myanmar was approved by the Executive Board in September 2017. The Programme focuses on three key areas of intervention 1) sexual and reproductive health) 2) gender equality and women’s empowerment and 3) population dynamics. The proposed Country Programme is aligned with new UNFPA’s Strategic Plan (2018-2021) and the first United Nations Development Assistance Framework (2018-2022). Youth and adolescents as well as gender equality and related human rights, are mainstreamed throughout the programme.  UNFPA has partnerships with the government departments, UN agencies, INGOs and local NGOs, foundations and research institutions.  UNFPA has a presence in a number of priority states/regions, integrating development, peace building and humanitarian work. 

The Programme Analyst, SRHR/GBV, substantively contributes to the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of sexual and reproductive health, family planning, reduction of maternal mortality and gender-based violence prevention and response. S/he analyses and assesses relevant health, political, social and economic trends and provides helps to support delivery of programming across northern Shan State. The Programme Analyst, SRHR/GBV, guides and facilitates the delivery of UNFPA’s programmes by closely monitoring program implementation results and achievement.  The incumbent also provides technical, operational and coordination support to UNFPA’s GBV programme and the GBV sub-sector in NSS. The Programme Analyst (SRHR/GBV) will work in close collaboration with national authorities, humanitarian and development agencies (UN, NGOs and INGOs) and civil society organizations to provide GBV coordination as appropriate. S/he ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.

The Programme Analyst, SRHR/GBV, will also have working relations with the operations and programme staff members, provide technical backstopping to the UNFPA field offices with the information on Gender Based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights in Myanmar and global updates.

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, sexual reproductive health and rights and gender equality. 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.


Qualifications and Experience


Advanced degree in public health, medical studies, social work and/or other related social science discipline.

Knowledge and Experience: 

• Two years professional experience in the field of maternal health or/and sexual and reproductive health and rights and/or gender-based violence prevention and responsewith experience in programme/ project management

• State of the art knowledge on sexual reproductive health and rights, maternal health, family planning and contraceptive technologies

• Field experience addressing/integrating gender, and/or sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights issues in emergency and post conflict contexts  

• Strong commitment to the mandate of the UN and UNFPA in Myanmar 

• Experience of working with vulnerable communities is an asset.

• Practical experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects

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

• Knowledge and understanding of conflict sensitivity and “do no harm” approach is an asset.


• Fluency in oral and written English and Myanmar is essential, with ability to write clearly and concisely and to compose correspondence and documents in both languages. 

• Knowledge of local language in UNFPA target states and regions is an asset.


We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
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Girls 62%