National Post: Roster, Programme Analyst (NOA)

Re-advertisement for the position Programme Analyst (NOA)

20 April 2021

Dili, Timor-Leste

The Position:

The Programme Analyst is located in Country Offices (CO) and will report to the UNFPA Representative.

Job Purpose:
Working within the Country Office (CO) environment, you will support the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of Gender. Through analysis and assessment of political, social and economic trends, you will contribute to Gender projects formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks.
You will assist in monitoring results achieved during implementation, guiding the appropriate application of systems and procedures, and developing enhancements as required.


  • Participating in the formulation of the country programme and component projects, by compiling and analyzing information relevant to the UNFPA’s role in the country, drafting Gender projects documents and work plans; and preparing tables and statistical data.
  • Evaluating Gender projects 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 for the gender program.
  • Analyzing and interpreting the political, social and economic environment relevant to UNFPA activities, and identifying opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention in the area of Gender.
  • Analyzing Gender policy papers, strategy documents and national development plans; preparing briefs and inputs for Gender program policy dialogue, technical assistance coordination, and development frameworks.
  • Assessing implications of new policy developments and strategies on Gender programme execution, and ensuring their integration.
  • Establishing collaborative relationships with executing agencies, experts, government counterparts and other UN agencies to facilitate timely and efficient delivery of Gender projects inputs.
  • Assisting in implementing knowledge management strategies to capture lessons learned and best practices in the Gender area, and sharing these with management for future planning.
  • Assisting in advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of the CO, by establishing and maintaining a network of donor and public information contacts. Assisting with organizing and conducting of donor meetings and public information events, including preparing relevant background material for these events.

Qualifications and Experience:

Advanced degree in health, population, demography and/or other related social science discipline.

Knowledge and Experience:
● Two (2) years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of development, population and gender activities, including programme designing, appraising and management.
● Demonstrated ability to refine programme design to ensure alignment of organizational programme objectives to national priorities/capacities.
● Proven ability to lead and manage teams to achieve demonstrable results.
● Excellent written and oral communication skills to foster engaged partnerships at a high level of representation and to maintain political partnerships.
● Practical experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects
● Experience using office software packages and web-based management systems.

Fluency in English; working knowledge of Tetum and Bahasa is an added advantage.

How to apply:
Interested candidates should submit an application letter and a completed United Nations Personal History (P11) Form by email to The P11 Form and Full Job Description/Terms of Reference are attached -- available on the UNFPA websites at copies application with duly completed P11 and CV could be submitted to the UNFPA office (in a sealed envelope addressed to Jose Soares).  



 UNFPA will only be able to respond to those applications in whom UNFPA has a further interest.  For the one who applied before, no need to re-submit their application.