NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst , Gender Based Violence (GBV), Multiple Locations, Myanmar Country Office, NOA

Yangon

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN ONLY TO NATIONALS OF MYANMAR

*Duty Stations: Multiple (Lashio, Shan State/Sittwe, Rakhine/Yangon)

Closing Date: 21 February 2017 (5 pm Yangon time)

Position Summary:

The Programme Analyst (GBV) is located in UNFPA Offices in Lashio/Sittwe/Yangon and reports to Programme Specialist (GBV) in respectives states.

Approximately 30% of the duties of the Programme Anayst (GBV) located in Sittwe will involve travel and monitoring duties in Zone 1 and other areas of Rakhine as assigned.

The Programme Analyst in Yangon will travel frequently to 3 states in South Eastern Region and other areas of programme intervention, including Kachin, Rakhine, Northern Shan or areas of emergency response as needed.

Job Purpose

UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives. UNFPA supports countries in using population data for policies and programmes to reduce poverty and to ensure that every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, every young person is free of HIV and AIDS, and every girl and woman is treated with dignity and respect.  Advancing gender equality and promoting the empowerment of women is a key programme priority of UNFPA defined in UNFPA Strategic Plan (2014-2017).

UNFPA manages the “Women and Girls First Initiative” (2016-2018), a 14 million USD multi-year UNFPA-donor joint trust fund. Under the Women and Girls First programme, UNFPA is committed to leading the international community and supporting national stakeholders in addressing gaps in gender equality, improving reproductive health services, responding to and preventing gender based violence (GBV) and integrating gender equality and women's rights perspectives into national policies, developmeent frameworks and laws. Through these key outcomes, UNFPA will also be seeking to achieve improved and strengthened access to justice and increased participation of women in the peace process, through economic and political empowerment. An important part of the upcoming programming is the roll out and implementation of the GBV Information Management System (GBVIMS) in areas of operations.

Under overall guidance of the UNFPA Deputy Representative, with direct supervision of Programme Specialist (GBV) in respective states, the incumbent provides technical, operational and coordination support to UNFPA’s GBV programme and GBV sub-sector. The Programme Analyst (GBV) will work in close collaboration with national authorities, humanitarian and development agencies (UN, NGOs and INGOs) and civil society organizations to provide GBV coordination as appropriate.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience 

Education:

Advanced university degree in social work or other social sciences, public/community health, gender, legal advice as it relates to gender and GBV, and development or related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

Up to 2 years of increasingly responsible relevant professional experience
 Strong commitment to the mandate of the UN and UNFPA in Myanmar
 Field experience addressing/integrating gender, and/or reproductive health issues in emergency and post conflict contexts
 Knowledge of gender issues in development, particularly GBV, including relevant international human rights standards; and operational and advocacy experience implementing UNSC resolutions on Women Peace and Security (1325, 1820, 1888, 1889 and 1960)
 Knowledge of reproductive health, HIV and protection issues in humanitarian and post-conflict recovery settings
 Experience in utilizing the following internationals tools: GBV Standard Operating Procedures; GBV Information Management System; IASC Guidelines for Integrating GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Settings; IASC Gender in Humanitarian Action Handbook; GBV Coordination Handbook; and WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Researching Gender-based Violence in Emergencies
 Excellent computer literacy (windows environment, MS office applications including Word, Excel and Power-point and Internet skills)
 Experience and capacity in development and delivery of GBV training components to government, NGO, and community level participants

Languages:

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. Jingpaw, Shan or other NSS-spoken language ability is desirable.

Other Required Skills

Experience in application of conflict sensitivity and “do no harm” approaches in programming

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 http://www.unfpa.org/employment.

Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.

In the motivation section, kindly list the location (Lashio, Shan State/Sittwe, Rachine/Yangon) in order of preference.

UNFPA, Myanmar Country Office will facilitate electronic application. For interested candidates who require assistance from UNFPA, you are kindly invited to the 2-day job fair at your suitable time on either 12 and 13 February 2017 (9 am to 5 pm) at Esperado Lake View Hotel; No. 23, U Aung Myat Street, Mingular Taung Nyunt Township, Yangon.

 

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Yangon
  • Grade: NO-A, National Professional Officer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation
  • Closing Date: 2017-02-21

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