REOPENING-SERVICE CONTRACT: Programme Analyst, Youth, Manila, Philippines, SB4

Level: SB4
Contract Type: Service Contract
Closing date: 23 June 2019 - 5:00pm(Manila time)
Duty station: Manila, Philippines
Job ID: 23948

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN TO NATIONALS OF PHILIPPINES ONLY.

The Position:

The Youth Analyst is responsible for providing technical and programmatic inputs to the planning, conceptualization, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Country Office Adolescent and Youth initiatives, especially on the issues of teen pregnancy, HIV, Gender/Gender-Based Violence, comprehensive sexuality education (CSE), and Youth in Emergencies.

You will maintain collaborative relationships with youth groups, government, non-government organizations, civil society, multi-lateral and bilateral donor agencies, co-United Nations agencies, programmes and specialized agencies and other development organizations.

You will report directly to the SRH Policy Specialist.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. Our mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  In 2019 UNFPA marks its 50th anniversary.  Since the International Conference on Population and Development in 1994, UNFPA has been assisting countries with implementing the ICPD Programme of Action to put sexual and reproductive health and rights and population dynamism as the foundation of sustainable development.  UNFPA globally is promoting commitments to achieving three transformational goals by 2030 - ending preventable maternal deaths, ending unmet need for family planning, and ending gender-based violence and other harmful practices against women and girls including child marriage.

In the Philippines, UNFPA has started its new five-year 8th Country Programme 2019-2023.  The 8CP is tightly aligned with the mid- and long-term development goals of the Philippines, as detailed in the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 and Ambisyon Natin 2040, as well as the global Agenda 2030 including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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.

Job Purpose:

You will ensure the effective management and coordination of UNFPA projects and activities adolescents and youth, especially on the issues of teen pregnancy, HIV, Gender/Gender-Based Violence, comprehensive sexuality education (CSE), and Youth in Emergencies. You will work on project formulation, implementation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and development frameworks. You will aim at strengthening and reinforcing UNFPA's lead role in Adolescents and Youth through provision of high quality technical assistance to government and non-government counterparts. You will ensure provision of the needed technical support and guidance towards promotion of integrated and quality Adolescent and Youth programming utilizing the development-humanitarian-peace building nexus.

You will provide technical support to national, regional and local authorities, youth groups, civil society and implementing partners to ensure optimal program implementation, effective use of resources, quality tracking of results, adequate coordination, advocacy for policy change and clear communication of UNFPA mandate, work and results for adolescents and youth.

The technical and coordination work expected from the Youth Programme Analyst shall primarily be in line with the Philippine Development Plan (PDP) 2017-2022, the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law, the Magna Carta for Women (MCW), the Philippine Youth Development Plan (PYDP), and the UNFPA 8th Country Programme of Assistance to the Philippines 2019-2023.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education:  

Advanced degree in public health, medicine, sociology, demography, economics, international relations, international development, public administration, management or other related field with five (5) years work experience on youth development or any relevant field; or

Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field mentioned above combined with seven (7) years of relevant professional experience.

Knowledge and Experience:

Substantive knowledge and practical experience in population, reproductive and sexual health programming.

Sound knowledge of the social and cultural realities as it relates to adolescents and youth.

Strong research and analytical skills.

Demonstrable knowledge of youth issues including sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) and Gender/Gender-Based Violence.

Experience in program management;

Familiarity with UN procedures and working methods, particularly with UNFPA’s agenda, policies and procedures, is highly desirable

Language

Fluency in Filipino and English

 

 
 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Philippines
Population : 108.1 mil
Fertility rate
2.8
Maternal Mortality Ratio
114
Contraceptives prevalence rate
56
Population aged 10-24
29%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 60%
Girls 72%