Programme Analyst

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Sokpaluang Sokpaluang Sisattanak Vientiane Capital


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Job Title:  NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst, Gender, Vientiane, Laos Country Office, NOB

Job ID:     19875 


Closing Date:    21st January 2019 (5pm Vientiane, Lao time)

Duration:          One year (renewable)[i]

[i] No expectancy of renewal in according with UN Staff Regulation 4.5

The Gender Programme Analyst analyses and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends, guiding and facilitating the delivery of UNFPA’s programmes. The Gender Programme Analyst is located in Country Offices (CO) and reports to the UNFPA Assistant Representative. The Gender Programme Analyst will be responsible for the Gender and Human Rights related interventions of the Country Programme.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Participating in the identification and formulation of the country programme and component projects by compiling and analyzing information in the subject areas of UNFPA assistance to the Government, drafts project documents and work plans and prepares tables and statistical data.
  • Evaluating project and programme activities, establishing and implementing mechanisms to systematically assess the achievement of results, conducting field visits, participating in review meetings and evaluation missions and preparing regular inputs to status and progress reports. Analyzes factors affecting the achievement of results, recommends corrective actions and follows up on recommendations.
  • Supporting advocacy and resource mobilization strategy of the CO by compiling and synthesizing relevant background material for use in discussions and public events. Establishes and maintains network of donor and public information contacts and provides assistance in organizing and conducting donor meetings and public information events.
  • Supporting UNFPA’s emergency response efforts by design a training of trainers for GBV and psychosocial support including advising potential participants selection in coordination with the Ministry of Health and other partners
  • Working closely with the UNFPA team to develop a plan for psychosocial and GBV response support in affected areas during an emergency;
  • Participating/supporting the CO’s engagement in discussions with other clusters on protection related issues as needed, representing UNFPA;

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Advanced degree in Gender and Development, Law, Social Work, Population, and/or other related social science discipline.
  • At least 2 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in development, preferably gender, population field.
  • Practical programming and strategic planning experience.
  • Knowledge of rights-centered approaches and gender mainstreaming in social development;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the gender and human rights related issues; Working experience in policy analysis, and advocacy for gender, women empowerment and human rights in the context of sustainable development; and working experience in communication and advocacy;
  • Demonstrated experience in programme/project planning, design, follow up, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Experience using office software packages and web-based management systems.
  • Prior UN or international NGO experience will be an asset.
  • Ability to organize work effectively and to meet planned deadlines.
  • Experience working with government implementing partners
  • Familiarity with government planning processes and systems
  • Full proficiency in English and Lao language is essential.


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  https://www.unfpa.org/jobs/national-post-programme-analyst-gender-vientiane-lao-pdr-nob. Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.

Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.  UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Sokpaluang Sokpaluang Sisattanak Vientiane Capital

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UNFPA is the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency. Our mission is to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.

UNFPA Supports:

  1. Reproductive health care for women and youth in more than 150 countries – which are home to more than 80 per cent of the world’s population
  2. The health of pregnant women, especially the 1 million who face life-threatening complications each month
  3. Reliable access to modern contraceptives sufficient to benefit 20 million women a year
  4. Training of thousands of health workers to help ensure at least 90 per cent of all childbirths are supervised by skilled attendants
  5. Prevention of gender-based violence, which affects 1 in 3 women
  6. Abandonment of female genital mutilation, which harms 3 million girls annually
  7. Prevention of teen pregnancies, complications of which are the leading cause of death for girls 15-19 years old
  8. Efforts to end child marriage, which could affect an estimated 70 million girls over the next 5 years
  9. Delivery of safe birth supplies, dignity kits and other life-saving materials to survivors of conflict and natural disaster
  10. Censuses, data collection and analyses, which are essential for development planning

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