FTA, NoB

Programme Analyst on Gender and Youth issues (NO-B)

23 May 2018

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

 
 

 

Background Information

Organizational Location

The Programme Analyst is located in Uzbekistan Country Office (CO) and reports to the UNFPA Assistant Representative.

Job Purpose

The Programme Analyst substantively contributes to the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of gender and youth. S/he analyses and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks. The Programme Analyst guides and facilitates the delivery of UNFPA’s programmes by monitoring results achieved during implementation. S/he ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.

Work Relations

The Programme Analyst facilitates the work of consultants, advisors, and experts and establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bilateral donor agencies and civil society to address emerging issues.  S/he must effectively influence counterparts from diverse backgrounds to jointly contribute to achieving UNFPA’s mandate. The SPA is a substantive contributor to the programme team in the Country Office.

Internal contacts include the Representative, Assistant Representative, the CO’s programme/ technical team. External contacts include other UN agencies in country, and counterparts and partners in Country programme activities, including international NGOs, experts etc.

Please note that this vacancy is open for Uzbekistan nationals only.

 

 
Main Tasks & Responsibilities
 
In collaboration with Government counterparts, NGOs and other partners, contributes substantively to the formulation and design of the country programme and its component projects in line with Government priorities and according to UNFPA programme policies and procedures. Ensures quality of programme / project design incorporating lessons learned, newly developed policies and best practices and establishing appropriate execution and monitoring mechanisms and systems.
 
Analyzes and interprets the political, social and economic environment relevant to gender and youth, and identifies opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention. Keeps abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks, and prepares briefs and inputs for policy dialogue, technical assistance coordination, and development frameworks.
 
Expedites and coordinates project implementation establishing collaborative relationships with executing agencies, experts, government counterparts and other UN agencies facilitating timely and efficient delivery of project inputs and addressing training needs of project personnel.
 
Helps create and document knowledge about current and emerging gender and youth issues, by analyzing programme, projects, strategies, approaches and ongoing experience for lessons learned, best practices, and shares with management for use in knowledge sharing and planning future strategies.
 
Assists advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of Country Office by preparing relevant documentation, i.e. project summaries, conference papers, speeches, donor profiles, and participating in donor meetings and public information events.
 
 
Qualifications and Experience
 

Education: 

Advanced degree in gender studies, sociology, development studies and/or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

Two years professional experience in the field of development and population activities, preferably in programme/ project management.

Languages:

Fluency in oral and written English and Russian. Working level of Uzbek is required.

 

 
Required Competencies
 

Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing cultural diversity
  • 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 relationship
  • Communicating for impact

Functional Skill Set:

  • Advocacy/ Advancing a policy-oriented agenda
  • Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/ building strategic alliances and partnerships
  • Delivering results-based programmes
  • Internal and external communication and advocacy for results 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.

 
Closing Statement
 
HOW TO APPLY:
 
UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy.
 
Download the Step by Step Guide to applying in the E-recruit system of UNFPA at https://www.unfpa.org/resources/step-step-guide-apply
 
Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

 

 
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