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Provincial Programme Analyst, Gender-Based Violence

Job Opening ID: 38621

Number of positions: Two [2]

Category: Fixed-Term Appointment [NO-B]

Duty Station: 
•    Province 1 [Biratnagar] and 
•    Province 7 [Dhangadhi]

Deadline: Tuesday, 3 August 2021 by 5 pm Nepal time

Duration: Initially one year, renewal subject to satisfactory performance and funding availability

Position: Responsible for the liaison, coordination, management, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the GBVPR project for realizing the expected project outputs in the focused districts and municipalities in the assigned province. S/he will focus on the management and harmonisation of GBV and gender interventions with local governance components, technical assistance, monitoring and supervision of Implementing Partners (IPs) at the local level, and will directly supervise and guide the Local Unit Programme Coordinators. 

Eligibility: Advanced University Degree in Women’s or Gender Studies, Public Administration, Social Work, other social sciences, public/community health, law as it relates to gender and GBV, and development or related field; Minimum 2 years’ professional experience years (more than 2 years is an advantage) in programme/project management in the public or private sector (at national level); Knowledge and experience working on gender issues in development, particularly GBV prevention, response and referral pathways, including relevant international human rights standards; Experience in working with government institutions, NGOs and/or donor institutions; Understanding of cultural context and social norms influencing the incidence of gender based violence in either Province 1 or Province 7; Knowledge of Federalism and governance systems in Nepal, with proven knowledge of experience in advocacy with governments and planning processes of local and provincial governments; Strong English speaking, oral and writing skills, including proposal development and report writing for complex programmes and interventions required; Understanding of male engagement and behaviour change approaches including familiarity with SASA! strongly preferred; Experience in utilizing any of the following international tools and systems: GBV Standard Operating Procedures; GBV Information Management System; IASC GBV Guidelines; IASC Gender Handbook; GBV Minimum Standards; GBV Coordination Handbook; WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Researching, Documenting and Monitoring Sexual Violence in Emergencies; the global Essential Services Package for Women and Girls an added advantage; Demonstrated management and oversight experience with the capacity to lead diverse teams, strongly preferred; Fluency in English and Nepali is required; Working knowledge of another UN language 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. 

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