National Post: SRH Programme Analyst needed at UNFPA, June 14 2022
Job Title: National Post: SRH Programme Analyst, Shire, Tigray Region, Ethiopia, NOB, Temporary Appointment
Location: Shire, Tigray Region, Ethiopia,
Employment: Full-Time, Regular
Closing Date: June 15, 2022
Duration: 364 days(*)
Post Type: Temporary Appointment
Please note that this vacancy is open to internal/external nationals of Ethiopia
The SRH Analyst will be part of the UNFPA Humanitarian Response Team under the overall direction of the Head of Sub-office for Tigray with programmatic guidance of the SRH Programme specialist. The SRH Analyst will be the Focal Point for programming, coordination, implementation, monitoring, and reporting on SRH activities, including HIV and medical aspects of GBV in Shire.
The SRH Analyst will work closely in an integrated manner with other programme and operations staff in UNFPA Ethiopia, the Regional Health Bureau, clusters/sectors, UNFPA implementing partners as well as sister UN agencies (UNHCR, UNICEF, IOM, WFP and WHO) to ensure improved RH services including HIV and GBV to vulnerable groups among the conflict affected populations.
How the SRH Programme Analyst 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’s new strategic plan (2022-2025), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.
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.
Under the overall guidance of the Head of Sub Office and direct supervision of SRH Specialist, the SRH Programme Analyst will be responsible for the implementation, monitoring and reporting of UNFPA’s SRH programme in Shire. This will require establishing and maintaining effective partnerships with other UN agencies, INGOs, NGOs, local authorities, and local organizations and setting up and actively participating in coordination mechanisms such as clusters and technical groups within the region. Travel may be required to other parts of the Region and depending on the needs for support, the SRH Programme Analyst could be requested to support and oversee the distribution of RH commodities and other activities.
Main Tasks & Responsibilities
SRH Programme Analyst would be responsible for the following:-
– Co-lead the SRH technical working group under the Health Cluster where it has been established for the response or activate the SRH technical working group in cases where it is not functional.
– Actively participate and ensure inclusion of UNFPA SRH updates in health cluster and in other coordination platforms and ensure SRH needs are addressed within the health cluster
– Facilitate the implementation of the MISP (Minimum Initial Service Package) through RH working group implementing partners paying attention to the quality of activities and documentation.
– Provide regular and comprehensive SRH updates related to UNFPA’s progress to deliver MISP.
– Participate in rapid assessment/s of SRH needs of the affected population and participates in joint UN assessments within the region.
– Conduct continuous partner mapping activities and explores other opportunities and entry points to deliver SRH services for specific at-risk vulnerable groups affected by the crisis,
e.g.: uniformed personnel, sex workers, ex-combatants, women associated with armed forces, persons with disabilities, etc.
– Develop and monitor implementation of UNFPA Implementing Partners’ workplans.
– Conduct MISP, CMR and other related SRH in emergencies trainings for health care providers, community services officers, security personnel, refugee/IDP population, host population, UNFPA implementing partners, national authorities and community duty bearers implementing SRH humanitarian programmes.
– Support the Logistics/Procurement team in procurement, distribution and of emergency RH kits, equipment, and medical supplies as well as dignity kits.
Monitor distribution, utilization, reporting and last-mile assurance for SRH commodities to meet the needs of affected population, implementing partners and other identified NGOs for RH services.
– Monitor UNFPA’s SRHiE programme activities through field level visits, keeping a close record of activities and agreements made with implementing partners ensuring a systematic approach for tracking coverage of targeted population by UNFPA assistance in humanitarian settings.
– Support the Communication, M & E and Data Specialists in compiling and analyzing SRH-related data to ensure readily available information on SRH services, gaps and SRH commodities distribution.
– Provide inputs for SitReps and other communication products, as required.
Establish strong linkages between existing SRHiE and GBViE programmes with regard to the health sector response for survivors of sexual violence to ensure synergies between programmes and maximize programme impact.
– Prepare and submit periodic progress reports as required and documents lessons learned and challenges
Qualifications and Experience
Masters’ degree in Midwifery, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Reproductive Health, Demography/population studies.
Experience and Knowledge:
-2-5 years of relevant experience in SRHiE program coordination, development and management, preferably in an emergency context.
– Experience in implementing the MISP.
Field experience in complex emergencies, including humanitarian emergency response.
– Demonstrated coordination, networking, and advocacy and lobbying experience within a multinational and multicultural environment.
– Ability to develop and coordinate SRH programs that target refugees, IDPs/returnees and their host communities.
Proficiency in English required. Knowledge of the local language is desirable.
• Exemplifying integrity
• Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
• Embracing cultural diversity
• Embracing change
• 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/ Lobbying
– Relationship building
– Delivering results-based programme
Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilization
• Ability to organize effectively, work under pressure with attention to details, precision and accuracy
• Engaging internal/ external partners and stakeholders
• Leading, developing and empowering people including IPs
• Making decisions and exercising judgment
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.
Compensation and Benefits
This position offers an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the level of the post. The package includes a competitive net salary plus health insurance and other benefits as applicable.
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