8 agosto, 2019
The Programme Analyst is located in Country Office (CO) and reports directly to the Youth Team Leader. The Programme Analyst, expedites and coordinates project implementation establishing collaborative relationships with executing agencies, experts, government and civil society counterparts and other UN agencies facilitating timely and efficient delivery of programme results and addressing training needs of involved institutions.
The Programme Analyst will provide technical, operational and coordination leadership to implement Gender-Based Violence (GBV) integrated multi-sectoral service provision and will substantively contribute to the management of data and information to inform policies and programmes of the GBV pillar which is led by under the Spotlight Initiative (SLI). The SLI is a EU-UN programme whose vision is to have a country where every women and girl live a life free from all forms of GBV and harmful practices (HPs), including early marriage, and can enjoy sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). The Programme Analyst is expected to substantially contribute to the implementation of activities under other pillars of the Spotlight Initiative lead by other agencies, including on legislation and policy framework; on prevention and response to GBV and capacity development of national institutions including Civil Society Organizations.
Under the direct supervision of the Youth Team leader, the Programme Analyst coordinates the SLI project implementation establishing collaborative relationships with national and sub-national governments, civil society actors and development agencies (UN, NGOs and INGOs), facilitates timely and efficient delivery of project inputs, addressing training needs of project personnel, providing technical support to implementing partners in addressing implementation bottlenecks, monitoring and reporting on results.
S/he is responsible for:
Strategic Thinking Technical Development and Policy Dialogue:
·Promote the strategic alignment of the SDG, ICPD, UNDAF, and national policies and strategies, by providing evidence-based information on gender and GBV, to catalyze and strengthen multi-sectoral responses under the Spotlight Initiative in Mozambique to end GBV as a human rights violation.
Strengthen legislative and policy frameworksin line with international norms and legislation through use of quality, disaggregated and globally comparable data on different forms of SGBV/HPs, support the development of systems, tools, methodologies and approaches to reinforce its implementation to prevent and respond to GBV, early marriage and HP, and ensure fulfillment of SRHR;
·Develop evidence-based prevention programmes to promote gender equitable social norms, attitudes, and behaviours at community and individual levels to prevent GBV/HPs and promote women and girls´ SRHR, including development of a comprehensive SGBV transformative prevention strategy, based on risk identification, and its implementation.
·Ensure a coordinated, multi-sectoral approach in responding to GBV and HPs, assisting survivors to access multi-sectoral essential services, including SRHR services, with a focus on the global principle of Leave No One Behind (LNOB), and leveraging a localized adaptation of the essential services package that optimizes an integration across sectors and types of services.
·Promote systematic generation and dissemination of SGBV and early marriage dataSupport the design and launch a multi-sectoral platform to share key research, data and information related to GBV/HP and links to SRHR to ensure improved access to information for all key national and international stakeholders.
·Support the strengthening of women´s rights groups, autonomous social movements and relevant CSOs, including those representing youth and groups facing multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination/marginalization.
Programme Management and Oversight:
·Ensure effectiveness and efficiency, through timely planning, monitoring and execution of gender programme interventions, and projects, in collaboration with implementing partners and strong coordination with executing agencies, related partners and personnel, by introducing effective modalities and practices of implementation.
·Ensure the implementation and compliance to policies, strategies, guidelines and tools during programme and project implementation, ensuring consistency and coherence in addressing priorities.
·Oversee achievement of SRHR programme results by ensuring appropriate policies and procedures are applied by programme team, and appropriate monitoring and oversight mechanisms and systems are established and implemented.
·Review the political, social and economic environment relevant to SRHR, Gender, including GBV, and pursue opportunities for increased assistance and intervention. Assess implications of new policy developments and strategies on programme execution and ensure appropriate implementation.
·Analyse and report on SLI results, and proactively measure substantive progress and the effective utilization of financial and human project resources, using timely and appropriate monitoring and measuring mechanisms and tools, reflected in value for money. Prepare evidence-based periodic and annual progress reports. Identify bottlenecks, constraints and resource deficiencies and recommend corrective actions.
·Identify and coordinate joint programing initiatives, closely working with lead agencies and implementing partners for effective and comprehensive implementation of SLI.
·Ensure coordination and technical support the National Statistical Office (INE), the Gender Directorate of the Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Protection and the Ministry of Interior to identify, assess data sources that will be required to monitor the implementation of the Action Plan of the National Strategy for the Advancement of Position of Women and Gender Equality.
·Create and document knowledge about current and emerging SRHR and GBV issues, by analysing programmes, strategies, approaches and on-going experience for lessons learned, best practices, and share with management for use in knowledge sharing and planning future strategies.
·Participate in conducting needs assessments; project baseline and end-line studies, operations research, project assessments and evaluations, and other studies in support of the implementation of the -led pillars of the project.
·In collaboration with Government counterparts, CSOs and other partners, provide substantive leadership and inputs into the design and formulation of the Country Programme in line with Government priorities and according to programme policies and procedures.
·Represent on technical substantive issues at national and subnational levels, ensuring integration of SRHR global and international perspectives in Mozambique.
·Develop capacity of implementing partners to execute the programme according to the rules and regulations of the UN, in particular the Prevention of Sexual Abuse and Exploitation, and other GBV related norms. Ensure observance of quality standards in service provision and data management, through regular monitoring of beneficiary satisfaction.
·Contribute to national and provincial capacity development activities, including the development of training materials, manuals and tools and promote their use for capacity development.
·Initiate, develop, strengthen, and monitor substantive and intellectual partnerships in demographics, including for South-South technical cooperation in the region.
Advocacy and Resource Mobilization:
·Support advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of the Country Office by providing recommendations to institutional responses and advocacy strategies, taking into account political and social context.
·Contribute to advocacy and technical efforts to MCGAS and National Statistics Office for systematic generation and dissemination of GBV and early marriage data, including for integration for GBV and HPs in main population-based surveys.
·Contribute to the resource mobilization efforts by analyzing information on potential donors, preparing substantive briefs and proposals in line with donor priorities, and identify opportunities for cost-sharing, leveraging and collaboration with civil society, government and other partners as well as through joint UN programmes.
·Engage for strong technical and programme multi-sectoral partnerships for advocacy for ICPD agenda and the attainment of SDG targets and indicators at the national level through national institutions, networks, alliances and coalitions.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Master’s degree in public health, demography, gender, social sciences, or other related disciplines.
Knowledge and experience:
·4 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the substantive area, preferably in SRHR and gender in public, NGO and/or international institutions.
·Knowledge and understanding of programme/project management, planning, reporting and monitoring, and coordination especially in the UN.
·Good knowledge of the programme development mechanism of the United Nations country programmes and familiarity with programmes and policies.
·Excellent oral and written communication in English and Portuguese.
·Proficiency in the latest office software applications, including management of information system(s).
·IT Ability to familiarize with ERP (Atlas), SPSS, PeopleSoft, SAP, or other web-based integrated system.
- Integrity/Commitment to mandate, knowledge sharing/continuous learning, valuing diversity.
·Managing Relationships: Working in teams, communicating information and ideas, conflict and self-management.
·Working with people: Empowerment/Developing people/performance management.
·Personal Leadership and Effectiveness: Strategic and analytical thinking, results orientation/commitment to excellence, appropriate and transparent decision making.
·Good financial management skills.
·Demonstrating commitment to and the UN system
·Embracing cultural diversity
·Promoting innovation and positive change
·Advocacy/Advancing a policy-oriented agenda.
·Results-based programme development and management.
·Innovation and marketing of new approaches.
·Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/Building strategic alliances and partners.
·Training and facilitation skills.
·Ability to conduct operational/interventional research.
If you qualify, regardless of nationality, please apply by sending a CV and motivation letter to firstname.lastname@example.org