National Post: Roster, Programme Analyst (NOB)

Re-advertisement for the position Programme Analyst (NOB)

20 April 2021

Dili, Timor-Leste

The Position:

The Programme Analyst analyses and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends, guiding and facilitating the delivery of UNFPA’s programme and will report to the UNFPA Representative.

Job Purpose:

Working within a large and complex Country Office (CO) environment, you will support the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of population and development, reproductive health and gender. Through substantive analysis and assessment of political, social and economic trends, you will contribute to project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks.
You will monitor results achieved during implementation, guiding the appropriate application of systems and procedures, and developing enhancements as required.


  • In collaboration with Government counterparts, NGOs and other partners, contributing to the design and implementation of the country programme and its component projects, aligning with Government priorities and UNFPA programme policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring appropriate monitoring and oversight mechanisms and systems are established and implemented.
  • Analysing and interpreting the political, social and economic environment relevant to UNFPA activities, and identifying opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention.
  • Analysing policy papers, strategy documents and national development plans; preparing briefs and inputs for policy dialogue, technical assistance coordination, and development frameworks.
  • Assessing implications of new policy developments and strategies on 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 project inputs.
  • Assisting in implementing knowledge management strategies to capture lessons learned and best practices, sharing these with management for future planning supporting training needs of project personnel.
  • Supporting the advocacy and resource mobilisation strategy of the CO, by ensuring preparation of relevant documentation, i.e. project summaries, conference papers, speeches, donor profiles, and participating in related meetings and public events.

Qualifications and Experience:


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

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Two (2) year's professional experience in the field of development and population activities, with experience in programme/ project management
  • 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.