Job Title: National Post: Programme Analyst, RH/MH/RHCS, NOA, Kampala, Uganda
Job ID: 31919
Location: East and Southern Africa
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Rotation: This post is non-rotational.
Under the overall supervision of the Representative and direct supervision of the Programme Delivery and Coordination Specialist, Programme Analyst, RH/MH/RHCS substantively contributes to the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of reproductive health, maternal health and HIV, including in humanitarian contexts.
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 is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them; and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
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, RH/MH/RHCS analyzes and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to project formulation, implementation and evaluation. The programme officer guides and facilitates the delivery of UNFPA programmes by coordinating activities, supporting UNFPA field based staff and monitoring of results achieved in the implementation. S(he) ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.
Main Tasks & Responsibilities
You would be responsible for:
- Keeps abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks and the humanitarian situation in Uganda.
- Promotes translation of national RH policy into action/implementation at district level including for humanitarian districts by providing regular updates to UNFPA field based staff on maternal health, reproductive health and HIV and analysing basic factors affecting the achievement of RH results, recommends corrective actions and follows up on recommendations.
- Supports UNFPA field based staff and effectiveness of UNFPA programme implementation.
- Brings forward relevant issues and recommendations from implementation level/district level to national and policy level and follows through with action as required
- Evaluates maternal health, sexual reproductive health/HIV integration programme activities by conducting field visits, participating in review meetings and evaluation missions and preparing inputs to donor reports and other reporting requirements.
- Engages in humanitarian and development coordination structures. Ensures synergies with existing programmes and linkages with partner programmes and interventions.
- Identifies opportunities for UNFPA assistance and interventions and contributes to resource mobilization, including for humanitarian and development programmes
- Prepares and monitors budgets and expenditures through the UNFPA global financial and programme software (Atlas); and reviews funding authorization and certificates of expenditure reports.
- Monitors UNFPA’s programme activities by keeping close record of activities being implemented on ground, funds being expended at the project level and agreements and work plans with implementing partners. Continuously guides implementing partners on UNFPA programming processes including RH technical support and adherence to correct, quality and timely reporting.
- Contributes to the creation and sharing of knowledge by synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices, strategies and approaches of the Country Office for increasing access to and utilization of RH services more so among vulnerable populations, including refugees and people with disabilities
Qualifications and Experience
Advanced university degree in medicine, public health, social science or other relevant field
Knowledge and Experience:
- Professional experience preferably in programme/project management in the public or private sector.
- Excellent communication skills and experience with management of staff.
- Experience in Maternal Health and local government systems would be an added advantage
- Substantive work experience in the field of SRHR, GBV and/or Gender in humanitarian and post conflict recovery setting is preferred.
- Specialized knowledge and experience within Health Systems Strengthening and integrated SRHR/GBV/HIV approaches is desirable.
- A thorough understanding of the UN system in general, and especially UNFPA mandate, its policies and operations and current development topics and political issues in Uganda will be an added advantage.
- Computer skills: Proficiency in current office software applications.
Fluency in oral and written English is required
Exemplifying integrity Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system Embracing diversity in all its forms Embracing change Core Competencies:Achieving Results Being Accountable Developing and Applying Professional Expertise/Business Acumen Thinking analytically and Strategically Working in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our Relationships Communicating for Impact
- Advocacy/Advancing a policy oriented agenda
- Results-based programme development and management
- Innovation and marketing of new approaches
- Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/Building strategic alliances and partners
- Resource mobilization
UNFPA Work Environment
UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, Embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities.
WARNING TO APPLICANTS: UNFPA does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you have received a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web. Should you feel that you have received a fraudulent notice, letter or offer that makes use of the name or logo of UNFPA, you may submit a report through the UNFPA fraud hotline http://www.unfpa.org/help/hotline.cfm
How to Apply
A full job description of the position can be accessed on https:// erecruit.partneragencies.org and only online applications using this link will be accepted.
Deadline for applications: 11th August 2020
IMPORTANT: This post is open to only Ugandan Nationals.
For any questions or comments please contact [email protected]
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