Temporary Appointment: Programme Analyst, Policy, Strategic Information and Planning Branch (PSIPB), Policy and Strategy Division, New York, P-3

Level: P-3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Closing date: 10 July 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: New York, USA
Job ID: 24377

The Position:

The Programme Analyst provides liaison, research and analytical support for the three transformative results costing and impact modelling exercises. The Programme Analyst post is located in the Policy, Strategic Information and Planning Branch (PSIPB), Policy and Strategy Division, New York.

You will report directly to the Data Specialist under the overall supervision of the Chief, PSIPB.


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:

UNFPA Strategic Plan, 2018-2021, seeks to advance three transformative results in all contexts of operations, which are institutional contributions to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. The organization commissioned a team of experts to conduct a costing exercise towards an appreciation of the global burden being addressed through the transformative results and what it will take to tackle the challenges by 2030. 

The Programme Analyst provides secretariat support for the costing exercise for the three transformative results, the ICPD within the 2030 Agenda and related activities. S/He contributes to nurturing partnerships with the academic and think-tanks on various research-related issues, such as the impact measurement, and establishing related modelling parameters. Working in close collaboration with the team responsible for results reporting, the incumbent provides analytical data inputs in support of the mid-term review of Strategic Plan, 2018-2021.  

S/He conducts background socio-economic and research, data collection and sources for research on strategic initiatives managed by PSD. S/He supports the strategic plan reporting process with basic statistical analysis and quality assurance of qualitative components.


Qualifications and Experience


Advanced university degree (M.A.) in public health, social sciences, humanitarian practice, international development, or related discipline. 

 Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience working preferably in academic research, population and development, international development, and in the production and use of statistics and results monitoring in social sector areas, results-based management and results planning, monitoring and reporting systems;
  • Experience needed in programme development, coordination and management and reporting;
  • Good knowledge of results-based management approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, creativity, strong project management skills, partnership building, a positive and outgoing personality, and ability to interact successfully with people of different backgrounds and cultures.


  • Excellent command of English;
  • Working knowledge of any other official UN languages, preferably French and/or Spanish, is an asset.



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