Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where
every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person’s
potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people
to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started working in 1969, the
number – and rate – of women dying from complications of pregnancy or
childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people
are more connected and empowered than ever before.
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.
abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers,
strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks and the
humanitarian situation in Uganda.
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.
UNFPA field based staff and effectiveness of UNFPA programme implementation.
forward relevant issues and recommendations from implementation level/district
level to national and policy level and
follows through with action as required
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
in humanitarian and development coordination structures. Ensures synergies with
existing programmes and linkages with partner programmes and interventions.
opportunities for UNFPA assistance and interventions and contributes to
resource mobilization, including for humanitarian and development programmes
and monitors budgets and expenditures through the UNFPA global financial and programme
software (Atlas); and reviews funding authorization and certificates of
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.
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
ideal candidate for the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Programme
Analyst, RH/MH/RHCS job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree
in medicine, public health, social science or other relevant field
experience preferably in programme/project management in the public or private
communication skills and experience with management of staff.
in Maternal Health and local government systems would be an added advantage
work experience in the field of SRHR, GBV and/or Gender in humanitarian and
post conflict recovery setting is preferred.
knowledge and experience within Health Systems Strengthening and integrated
SRHR/GBV/HIV approaches is desirable.
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.
skills: Proficiency in current office software applications.
Languages: Fluency in oral and written English is
commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
diversity in all its forms
and Applying Professional Expertise/Business Acumen
analytically and Strategically
in Teams/Managing Ourselves and our Relationships
a policy oriented agenda
programme development and management
and marketing of new approaches
the resources of national governments and partners/Building strategic alliances
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.
applicants who wish to join the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow
the application instructions after reviewing the job details.