Programme Analyst for Gender Based Violence (GBV), NOB

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
  • Location
    Yangon, Myanmar
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Apr 26

Position description

The Programme Analyst (GBV) is located in the country office in Yangon and reports to the Programme Specialist (GBV) in Yangon.

Job Purpose:

Under overall guidance of the UNFPA Deputy Representative, with direct supervision from Programme Specialist (GBV), and in close coordination with UNFPA CO in Yangon, the incumbent provides technical, operational and coordination support to UNFPA’s GBV programme. The Programme Analyst (GBV) will work in close collaboration with national authorities, non-state actors, humanitarian and development agencies (UN, NGOs and INGOs) and civil society organizations to provide GBV coordination and technical assistance as appropriate. The Programme Analyst (GBV) will also work to support the sub offices in the field locations in Kachin, Northern Shan, Rakhine and Kayin to ensure quality and timely programme design and implementation. The Programme Analyst (GBV) will also work closely with the UNFPA Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment Programme to ensure the streamlining of programme implementation and evidence based policy development.



  • Advanced university degree in social work or other social sciences, public/community health, gender, legal advice as it relates to gender and GBV, and development or related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years of increasingly responsible relevant professional experience;
  • Strong commitment to the mandate of the UN and UNFPA in Myanmar;
  • Field experience addressing/integrating gender, and/or reproductive health issues in emergency and post conflict contexts;
  • Knowledge of gender issues in development, particularly GBV and/or SRH, including relevant international human rights standards; and operational and advocacy experience implementing UNSC resolutions on Women Peace and Security (1325, 1820, 1888, 1889 and 1960);
  • Knowledge of reproductive health, HIV and protection issues in humanitarian and post-conflict recovery settings;
  • Experience in utilizing the following internationals tools: GBV Standard Operating Procedures; GBV Information Management System; IASC Guidelines for Integrating GBV Interventions in Humanitarian Settings; IASC Gender in Humanitarian Action Handbook; GBV Coordination Handbook; and WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Researching Gender-based Violence in Emergencies;
  • Excellent computer literacy (windows environment, MS office applications including Word, Excel and Power-point and Internet skills);
  • Experience and capacity in development and delivery of GBV training components to government, NGO, and community level participants.


  • Fluency in oral and written English and Myanmar is essential with ability to write clearly and concisely and to compose correspondence and documents in both languages; and Working level of other Myanmar ethnic languages would be asset.

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