NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, Women and Girls First Programme

12 July 2018


Level: NOA
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 12 July 2018 - 5:00pm (Yangon time)
Duty station: Yangon, Myanmar
Job ID: 17093


Position summary:

Under the overall guidance of UNFPA Deputy Representative and with direct supervision of Programme Specialist for Women and Girls First Programme, the Programme Analyst assists in managing the implementation of the Women and Girls First Programme (2016-2018) in a rapidly changing and highly complex environment. The incumbent will be based in Yangon with frequent backstopping missions to the field offices.

In order to implement the Women and Girls First Programme with strong programmme fund management, coordination of donors and partnerships to support the technical and programme team to meet the commitments of the Women and Girls First Programme, the Programme Analyst will support managing the implementation of the Women and Girls First Programme (2016-2018) in collaboration with other team members in the programme unit.


Qualifications and Experience


•    Advanced university degree in gender studies, public health, international relations, international development, public administration, financial management, business management social sciences or other related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

•    A minimum of 2 year experience, including experience in programme management;
•    Strong commitment to the mandate of the UN and UNFPA in Myanmar
•    Knowledge on sexual and reproductive health and rights and gender equality issues, particularly GBV, including relevant international human rights standards and instruments;
•    Demonstrated strategic thinking skills, good coordination, communication, international and motivational skills
•    Results-based programme management experience, with particular focus on strategic planning and capacity building;
•    Demonstrated experience in financial management and development of financial reports;
•    Excellent computer skill (Windows environment, MS office applications including Word, Excel and Power-point); and
•    Prior working experience with UN agencies is an asset.


•    Fluency in oral and written English and Myanmar is essential with ability to write clearly and concisely and to compose correspondence and documents in both languages.
•    Knowledge of local languages in UNFPA target states and regions is an asset.

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