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The Programme Analyst is located in Country Office (CO) and reports directly to the Youth Team Leader. The Programme Analyst, expedites and coordinates project implementation establishing collaborative relationships with executing agencies, experts, government and civil society counterparts and other UN agencies facilitating timely and efficient delivery of programme results and addressing training needs of involved institutions. The Programme Analyst also serves as a technical resource in her/his field of specialty for all stakeholders of UNFPA Country Programme.
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.
The Programme Analyst will provide technical, operational and coordination leadership to implement Gender-Based Violence (GBV) integrated multi-sectoral service provision and will substantively contribute to the management of data and information to inform policies and programmes of the GBV pillar which is led by UNFPA, under the Spotlight Initiative (SLI). The SLI is a EU-UN programme whose vision is to have a country where every women and girl live a life free from all forms of GBV and harmful practices (HPs), including early marriage, and can enjoy sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The Programme Analyst is expected to substantially contribute to the implementation of activities under other pillars of the Spotlight Initiative lead by other agencies, including on legislation and policy framework; on prevention and response to GBV and capacity development of national institutions including Civil Society Organizations.
Under the direct supervision of the Youth Team leader, the Programme Analyst coordinates the SLI project implementation establishing collaborative relationships with national and sub-national governments, civil society actors and development agencies (UN, NGOs and INGOs), facilitates timely and efficient delivery of project inputs, addressing training needs of project personnel, providing technical support to implementing partners in addressing implementation bottlenecks, monitoring and reporting on results.
Master’s degree in public health, demography, gender, social sciences, or other related disciplines.
Knowledge and experience:
2 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the substantive area, preferably in SRHR and gender in public, NGO and/or international institutions.
Knowledge and understanding of programme/project management, planning, reporting and monitoring, and coordination especially in the UN.
Good knowledge of the programme development mechanism of the United Nations country programmes and familiarity with UNFPA programmes and policies.
Excellent oral and written communication in English and Portuguese.
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