NATIONAL POST: Programme Analyst/RM Officer, NO-B, Ankara/Turkey
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS ONLY FOR NATIONALS AND PERMANENT RESIDENTS OF TURKEY.
The Programme Analyst/RM Officer substantively contributes to the development and management of a range of activities to ensure resource mobilization for the UNFPA Country Programme, analyses and assesses relevant partner and donor trends and provides substantive inputs to project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks and guides and facilitates the reporting of UNFPA’s programmes by monitoring results achieved during implementation.
Working within a large and complex Country Office (CO) environment, you will facilitate the work of programme analysts, consultants, advisors, and experts and establish and maintain collaborative relationships with donors and partners in government, multi-lateral and bilateral donor agencies and civil society to address emerging issues. You must effectively influence donors and partners from diverse backgrounds to jointly contribute to achieving UNFPA’s mandate and you are a substantive contributor to the programme team in the Country Office. You will report to the UNFPA Representative.
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; we need staff 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 degree in social sciences or other related discipline.
Knowledge and Experience:
Two years professional experience in the field of social development activities required.
Proficiency in using office software packages and web-based management systems required.
Experience in resource mobilization is preferable.
Working experience with an international organization is an advantage.
Familiarity with UN procedures and working methods is an advantage.
Fluency in spoken and written English and Turkish is required.
UNFPA started working in 1969 and began working with the Government of Turkey in 1971. UNFPA Turkey activities were initially carried out on a project-by-project basis. The first multi-year Country Programme ran from 1988 to 1992. The Sixth Country Programme (2016 to 2020) is currently underway.
For more than forty years, UNFPA in Turkey has support to:
Promote mother and child health,
Improve reproductive health and rights,
Empowering young people fulfil their potential
Promote gender equality,
Combat violence against women,
Enhance collection, use, and dissemination of development data.
in collaboration with state institutions, non-governmental organizations, private sector and universities.
Since 2011 UNFPA is also supporting the humanitarian response efforts of Turkey on promoting reproductive health and combating gender based violence.