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National Post: GBV Programme Analyst position open at UNFPA, June 14 2022



Organization: UNFPA

Job Title: National Post: GBV Programme Analyst, Shire, Ethiopia, Temporary Appointment

Location: Shire, 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




Job description


Organizational Setting

The Position:

The Gender Based Violence (GBV) Programme Analyst is located in Shire field office. Under the direct supervision of the GBV Programme Specialist  , the GBV Programme Analyst will be responsible for providing technical and programmatic inputs to the design, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of GBViE programming to ensure quality, survivor-centered, multi-sectoral and well-coordinated GBV response in the conflict context, whilst also supporting partnerships and coordination for GBV response among other UN agencies, IPs and clusters/sectors within the region. Travel may be required to other parts of the Region for programme monitoring purposes. The role is expected to regularly travel to UNFPA project sites- Shire covering all north western zones of Shire, Adwa, Axum, Sheraro, Maitsebri and Maychew and visit other parts of Tigray regions as per the overall GBV priogrammes need.

How the GBV 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.

Job Purpose:

Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of GBV Programme Specialist in Mikelle, the incumbent facilitates the implementation of UNFPA’s GBV programming to assist those affected by the conflict in Tigray region of Ethiopia. Key duties include: –

– Assessment, planning, programme oversight, monitoring, and evaluation of GBV initiatives through the use of available global guidelines and standards, tools and will be in line with UNFPA’s Minimum Standards for Addressing GBV in Emergencies.

– Partnership development and management, and programme oversight / monitoring.

– Capacity-building of national and local partners on GBViE prevention, risk mitigation and response in emergency and humanitarian settings.

– Support for GBV coordination.


Main Tasks & Responsibilities

GBV Programme Analyst would be responsible for the following: –

– Support the GBV Programme Specialist to accelerate implementation of ongoing project activities; support fundraising efforts through the design of evidence informed GBViE programmes and writing proposals for GBV funding in line with overarching vision and work plan.

– Monitor UNFPA – including IP-led – GBV programme activities, indicators and budget implementation and expenditures against the agreed work plan and logical framework; prepare regular narrative and financial progress reports and document lessons learned; Support IPs in developing their AWPs  and implementation plan realistically  , share with the relevant UNFPA focal persons as required.

– Provide technical support and guidance to UNFPA implementing partners (IPs), and national authorities in planning and implementing GBV programmes responsive to the needs of IDPs/returnees and host communities.

– Build the capacities of IP staff and other partners working in the regions on GBV case management, GBVIMS, safe and ethical data collection, GBV minimum standard, Managing GBV in humanitarian setting etc through facilitation of training sessions, on job training, coaching and other capacity development interventions.

– Work in close collaboration with the SRH/ASRH team. Establish linkages between existing Gender, RH and HIV programmes to ensure synergies between programmes that maximize programme impact. Provide special attention to the needs of adolescent girls and young women.;

– Ensure GBV mainstreaming and participate in upcoming joint inter-agency multisectoral assessments and analysis, and / or undertake UNFPA specific field visits / GBV assessment and situational analysis missions to gain a better understanding of women’s and girls’ needs, GBV risks, UNFPA’s and IPs’ current GBV response, capacities and gaps in service availability and quality as the situation evolves.

– Establish or update the GBV referral pathway(s) in affected areas to ensure immediate referrals to life-saving GBV services can be made;

– Sensitize IPs, UN agencies, INGOs/NNGOs and national authorities around the existence and implementation of the Guidelines for Integrating GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Action (GBV risk mitigation in humanitarian response);

– Represent UNFPA and / or participate in the relevant meetings of the Protection cluster,  GBV working group, Health Cluster, and meet relevant stakeholders involved in coordination and response  to GBV in the affected areas as per need to ensure that GBV issues are adequately considered in humanitarian response efforts; support the GBV Programme

– Specialist in providing regular and comprehensive updates on UNFPA’s progress to address GBV and weekly situation reports to relevant humanitarian coordination bodies;

– Support the Zonal Women, Children, and Youth Affairs Office to lead regular GBViE task force including but not limited to sending out invitation e-mails, taking minutes, and sharing relevant national level information to zonal coordination members

– Coordinate with IPs on 5 W reporting and share with GBV AOR team

– Regularly share minutes and reports from coordination meetings back with UNFPA CO and field office.

– Support the Zonal departments and Offices to establish and regularly update Woreda level referral pathways for GBV survivors

– Work with Zonal and Woreda government partners and I/NGOs to continually identify response gaps on GBV

– Support to maintain good working relationship with I/NGOs and UN agencies and contribute for sharing relevant information to partners on the area of RH and GBV for its incorporation on weekly/bi-weekly, updates, situation reports, and any documentation related to humanitarian situations updates
Support to establish linkages and integration between RH and GBV interventions

– Carry out any other duties as may be required by the UNFPA management
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Qualifications and Experience



Master’s degree with specialization in areas such as social work, mental health/psychology,  public health, gender, law/human rights, international relations, and/or other related social science disciplines from recognized universities/colleges

Experience and Knowledge:

– At least 2 years of specialized experience in GBV programming, preferably including in a complex, volatile, humanitarian context.

– Proven understanding of the survivors-centered and human-rights-based approaches

– Direct experience providing support to GBV survivors is an asset.

– Excellent programme management skills, including organizational and time-management skills, IT literacy, and proven experience in programme / budget management and monitoring.

– Experience working through Implementing Partners and establishing / managing remote monitoring systems an asset.

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

– High resilience and coping with stress abilities. Capability of delivering results on time, even under stress.


– Fluency in English required. Knowledge in other UN languages is an asset. Proficiency in Tigrinya language is highly desirable.


Required Competencies


•    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 relationships,

•    Communicating for impact

Functional Competencies:

•    Business acumen

•    Implementing management systems

•    Innovation and marketing of new approaches

•    Generating, managing and promoting the use of knowledge and    information;

•    Facilitating quality programmatic results

•    Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners, and building       strategic alliances and partnerships

•   Client orientation



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 including a competitive net salary plus health insurance and other benefits as applicable.



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