Assistant Project Analyst – UNFPA – Guinea-Bissau

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Assistant Project Analyst – UNFPA – Guinea-Bissau

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Assistant Project Analyst – UNFPA – Guinea-Bissau

Main Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring implementation of all UNFPA activities within the Project Political Stabilization and Reform through Confidence Building and Inclusive Dialogue according to time lines and existing plans.
  • Contribute technically to the development and implementation of project strategies in the area of Justice and political stabilization.
  • Provide substantive inputs to the design and formulation of project initiatives;
  • Identify areas for support and intervention related to the project.
  • Evaluate project and programme activities, establishing ways to systematically assess achievement and recommending corrective action as required; conducting field visits; participating in review meetings and evaluation missions and preparing regular inputs to status and progress reports.
  • Provide substantive technical support to the implementation and management of the Political Stabilization and Reform through Confidence Building and Inclusive Dialogue.
  • Provide technical inputs to the annual workplan and budgets;
  • Participate in the coordination of the call/request for proposals, including the organization of technical review committees, and capacity assessment of partners;
  • Analyze and interpret the political, social and economic environment relevant to UNFPA activities, and identifying opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention.
  • Analyze policy papers, strategy documents and national development plans; prepare briefs and inputs for policy dialogue, technical assistance coordination, and development frameworks.
  • Assess implications of new policy developments and strategies on project execution, and ensure their integration.
  • Establish collaborative relationships with other executing agencies, experts, government counterparts and other UN agencies to facilitate timely and efficient delivery of project inputs.
  • Assist in implementing knowledge management strategies to capture lessons learned and best practices, sharing these with management for future planning.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced university degree (Masters or higher) or equivalent in law, political science, sociology, or related fields with democratic governance orientation/specialization.
  • A project/programme management certification would be an added advantage.
Knowledge and Experience
  • A minimum of 2 years  of progressive experience in programme management
  • A minimum of 2 years of progressive experience in rule of law, youth/gender empowerment and justice sector reform or related issues.
  • Practical experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects
  • Good planning, facilitation, communication skills with an ability to transfer knowledge and skills in complex institutional environment
  • Experience using office software packages and web-based management systems.
  • Fluency in Portuguese, English;
  • Knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French is desirable.
Closing date for applications 03 April 2020 before midnight.

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