Jobs at UNFPA, Programme Analyst – Gender-Based Violence

 Programme Analyst – Gender-Based Violence  


Level: NOB (ICS 09)



The position:

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is seeking to recruit a Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Harmful Practices Programme Analyst with a focus on the humanitarian response. The successful candidate will work under the overall guidance of the Deputy Representative and the direct supervision of the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Coordinator based in Kasulu, as part of UNFPA’s Country Team in Tanzania.

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.  We aim to achieve three transformative results by 2030 – the deadline for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals – zero preventable maternal deaths; zero unmet need for family planning; and zero gender-based violence and harmful practices, leaving no one behind.

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.

Job purpose:

The GBV Programme Analyst provides strategic support and guidance as part of a broader team in advancing key UNFPA interventions that focus on ending sexual and GBV and harmful practices within the context of gender equality and women’s empowerment; adolescent and youth empowerment and engagement; sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights; and population and development both in Mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar, with humanitarian interventions cross-cutting all areas.

The role of the GBV Programme Analyst is:

A. Strategic Technical Support

B. Results-Based Management

C. Capacity Development

D. Evidence and Knowledge Development and Dissemination.

Qualifications and Experience 


Advanced university degree in social sciences, sociology, anthropology, gender and development studies, community development, public health or other related social sciences.

Knowledge and Experience

At least three years professional experience of working on gender equality, with a focus on GBV and harmful practices. Additional experience in the humanitarian programme context is highly desirable.

Demonstrated experience in working on sexual and reproductive health and rights, disaster risk management and/or human rights will be a strong advantage.

Experience and a thorough understanding of government systems (national, subnational) especially in the areas of GBV and harmful practices, gender equality, sexual and reproductive health and rights, planning and programming.


Fluency in Kiswahili and English.

Compensation and Benefits

This position offers an attractive remuneration package including a competitive net salary commensurate with experience, health insurance and other benefits as applicable.

How to apply:

Applicants are kindly requested to apply through the online link below by 6th November 2020:


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