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Gender Equality & Human Rights Programme Analyst


Job Opening ID: 40843

Position: Gender Equality & Human Rights Programme Analyst

Agency: UNFPA Nepal Country Office

No. of position: One position

Type of contract: Fixed Term Appointment 

Post level: NO-B

Duty station: Kathmandu

Application deadline: Friday, 28 January 2022, 5pm Nepal Time

Duration: One year (renewable)




1. Education:

Advanced degree in Law, Human Rights, and gender studies, and/or other related social science discipline with a strong legal and human rights background.

2. Knowledge and Experience:

    • Minimum two years of professional experience in the managing human rights and/or gender programmes with strong a human rights and legal angle.
    • Technical expertise in gender equality and human rights, preferably including knowledge of gender-based violence, gender-biased sex selection and/or child marriage.
    • Strong understanding of women’s rights, reproductive rights and gender equality dimensions in law, policy and programme formulation, implementation and monitoring.
    • Ability to communicate in a clear and articulated manner, technical and/or complex issues to different types of audiences.
    • Demonstrated experience in coordination and liaison with government counterparts, NGOs, UN agencies, private sector, development partners and CBOs.
    • Demonstrated ability to network within the legal and development sector, including with civil society.
    • Possess excellent interpersonal, negotiating, intercultural communication skills, and political acumen.
    • Good emotional intelligence, ability to work independently and in culturally diverse teams.
    • Strong writing and presentation skills.
    • Working experience in the humanitarian setting is an asset.

How to apply: 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.


A full job description of the position can be accessed at and only applications using this link will be accepted.


Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at 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.


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.