NATIONAL POST: Project Analyst, Freetown, Sierra Leone, NOB

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 16 August 2019 - 5:00pm(Freetown time)
Duty station: Freetown, Sierra Leone
Job ID: 25190

The Position:

The Project Analyst contributes towards the improvement of programme coordination, partnerships and advocacy, the enhancement of national capacity development and the sound management of financial resources.  You will ensure and guide appropriate application of systems and procedures, and develop enhancements when necessary.

You will report to the Head of the Project Coordination Specialist.

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:

Working within a Country Office environment, you will contribute to the effective management of the UNFPA country programme activities by analyzing and assessing relevant political, social and economic trends, and by providing inputs to project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks.


Qualification and Experience


Master’s degree in demography, Population Studies, Health, or other related Social Science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Two years of professional experience in the field of development and population activities, preferably in programme/project management;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with governments, the academia and development community;
  • Excellent report writing and compelling oral presentations;
  • Familiarity with the UN system is desirable.


Fluency in English.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Sierra Leone
Population : 7.9 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 38%
Girls 37%