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Level: NO-B

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment

Closing date: 31 March 2019 - 5:00pm (Dar es Salaam time)

Duty station: Dodoma, United Republic of Tanzania

Job ID: 21790


The Position

Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Representative, and direct supervision of the Programme Specialist Reproductive Health Commodity Security (RHCS)/Family Planning (FP), the Programme Analyst will work closely with the RH team and the larger UNFPA Programme and Operations Teams using UNFPA and national systems and tools to deliver development results. The Programme Analyst substantively contributes to the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of reproductive health with a strong emphasis on implementing the UNFPA Family Planning Strategy 2012-2020 –“Choices not Chance” at country level. S/he analyzes and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to programme formulation, support implementation, monitoring, and evaluation within national development frameworks and the UN Delivering as One (DaO) context.  The incumbent guides and facilitates the delivery of UNFPA Tanzania Family Planning programmes including the ongoing DFID funded FP project, through result based programming. S/he ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.

The Programme Analyst –Family Planning-facilitates the work of consultants, advisors and experts and s/he establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donor agencies and civil society to address emerging issues in the field of FP and Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH). The Programme Analyst maintains collaborative relationships and link Country Office with UNFPA and counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donor agencies and civil society to address emerging issues in the field of FP and SRH.  

How you 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 (2018-2021), 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.

Qualifications and Experience

Master’s degree in Public health, Medicine and/or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience

  • At least three years professional experience preferably in programme/project management in Sexual and Reproductive health including Family Planning policy advocacy related agenda in Tanzania.
  • Knowledge of the SRHR country context and good understanding of the government systems.
  • Familiarity with UN policies will be an added advantage.

Fluency in oral and written English

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