Fixed Term Appointment

NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst - Quality Control, Learning and Policy Support; Kampala, Uganda, NO-B

31 May 2019



The Position

The Programme Analyst: Quality control, learning and policy support in the Uganda Country Office will work under the direct supervision of the Representative and will act as special advisor to him / her on policy matters. The incumbent will be based in Kampala with regular travel to the UNFPA decentralized offices. The Analyst will provide high quality managerial support for programme implementation, knowledge management and learning for policy advocacy at both national and field levels.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them; and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Qualifications and Experience


  • Advanced university degree in social sciences, economics, laws or development studies  
  • Training or exposure in strategic communications and marketing will be an asset.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least three years of professional experience
  • Experience working with International Development partners is desirable
  • Excellent computer/information systems skills
  • Understanding of the UN system in general, and especially UNFPA’s mandate, policies, operations and development topics within the Ugandan setting is an added advantage


Fluency in oral and written English

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