Re-advertisement: Programme Analyst - Adolescents and Youth, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, P-2

  • Level: P-2
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Closing date: 18 Oct 2022 05:00 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

The Position:

The Programme Analyst on Adolescents and Youth (A&Y) is located in the Cox’s Bazar Sub-Office of UNFPA Bangladesh and reports to the Technical Specialist A&Y. This is a supervisory role and the incumbent will supervise the Programme Associate A&Y.


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 strategic plan (2022-2025), reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA and focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. These results capture our strategic commitments on accelerating progress towards realizing the ICPD and SDGs in the Decade of Action leading up to 2030. Our strategic plan calls upon UN Member States, organizations and individuals to “build forward better”, while addressing the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on women’s and girls’ access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, recover lost gains and realize our goals.


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:

The Programme Analyst (Adolescents and Youth), substantially contributes to the effective management of the Project for Improving Menstrual Health Management of Women and Girls in Cox’s Bazar (the Project), funded by the Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).  S/he will provide significant inputs in project planning, implementation and evaluation, as well as support the Joint Response Plan initiatives and analyze and assess relevant political, socio-economic trends in relation to humanitarian-development nexus programming. S/he will guide and facilitate the delivery of the project by monitoring results achieved during the implementation of interventions and ensure the appropriate application of systems and procedures by all Implementing Partners. Guided by the Programme and Technical Specialists on A&Y, and in close collaboration with the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), the Gender Based Violence in Emergencies (GBViE) units and the M&E unit in Cox’s Bazar, the Programme Analyst will work closely with government authorities, humanitarian agencies, civil society and local counterparts to promote collaborative information exchange for driving more effective humanitarian assistance to Rohingya Refugees and immediate and surrounding host communities.


Qualifications and Experience: 


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

Knowledge and Experience: 

  • At least two years’ professional experience in the field of humanitarian, development and/or humanitarian-development nexus programming, preferably in programme/ project management.
  • Experience in preparing donor reports is a must.
  • Ability to present to local and international audience on programme achievements and challenges an advantage.
  • Experience in humanitarian/development/peace-building programming and operations, preferably with the UN.
  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating and liaising with a range of IPs, both government and non-government at district level, including communities.
  • Expertise in capacity development, knowledge management and communication in relation to A&Y SRHR issue and capacity building tools on the subject and their application.
  • A strong understanding of human rights-based approach to humanitarian work and results-based management.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, communication, networking, and negotiation skills.
    Ability to self-manage, emotional intelligence, empathy, team spirit, conflict management as well as negotiating skills. 
    Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and concisely, both in written and oral forms. Excellent English writing skills, communications skills, and interpersonal skills.
    Ability to deal with culturally and religiously sensitive and complex issues skillfully and at different levels.
    Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required.


  • Fluency in English is required and working knowledge of another UN language an asset.

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