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Programme Analyst - Gender


Job Opening ID: 40844

Position: Programme Analyst, Gender

Agency: UNFPA Nepal Country Office

No. of position: Two positions

Type of contract: Fixed Term Appointment 

Post level: NO-B

Duty station: Butwal, Janakpur, Dhangadhi

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

Duration: One year (renewable)



1. Education:

                    Advanced degree in Gender Studies, Human Rights, Law, Public Policy, Development Studies, or related disciplines.


2. Knowledge and Experience:


    • Minimum two years of professional experience in gender and/or human rights and GBV programme management in the public sector.
    • Technical expertise in gender equality, GBV, harmful practices and knowledge of relevant international human rights norms and gender equality frameworks.
    • Strong understanding of women’s rights, reproductive rights and gender equality dimensions in law, policy and programme formulation, implementation and monitoring.
    • Demonstrated experience in coordination and liaison with government counterparts, NGOs, UN agencies, private sector, development partners and CBOs.
    • Understanding of cultural context and social norms influencing the incidence of gender based violence at national and sub-national level.
    • Knowledge of federalism and governance systems in Nepal, with experience in advocacy with governments and in planning processes.
    • Strong English speaking, oral and writing skills, including proposal development and report writing for complex programmes and interventions required.
    • Ability to communicate in a clear and articulated manner, technical and/or complex issues to different types of audiences.
    • Demonstrated management and oversight experience with capacity to lead diverse teams, strongly preferred.
    • 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.