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Maternal and Reproductive Health Analyst
 Vacancy No: 09-2019
 Contract Type: Individual Consultant
 Grade Level: NOB
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: 3 Months with possible extension
 Closing Date: 04 Dec 2019

 Duties and responsibilities:

Under the guidance of the Country Representative, deputy representative and under the direct supervision of the head of Reproductive Health unit and in close cooperation with SRH team (HIV/AIDS, and RHCS), Gender and PD, the incumbent is expected to support the implementation of the country programme’s reproductive and maternal health projects activities. S/he providing significant contribution to design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of reproductive and maternal health program/activities. S/He is expected to largely contribute in RH monitoring and evaluation, report writing and documentation.


  • In collaboration with Government counterparts, NGOs and other partners, contributes substantively to the formulation and design of the maternal and reproductive health program in line with the country programme and its component projects in line with Government priorities and according to UNFPA programme policies and procedures. Ensures quality of programme / project design incorporating lessons learned, newly developed policies and best practices and establishing appropriate execution and monitoring mechanisms and systems.
  • Analyzes and interprets the political, social and economic environment relevant to maternal and reproductive health, and identifies opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention. Keeps abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks, and prepares briefs and inputs for policy dialogue, technical assistance coordination, and development frameworks.
  • Expedites and coordinates project implementation establishing collaborative relationships with executing agencies, experts, government counterparts and other UN agencies facilitating timely and efficient delivery of project inputs and addressing training needs of project personnel.
  • Helps create and document knowledge about current and emerging RH, by analyzing programme, projects, strategies, approaches and ongoing experience for lessons learned, best practices, and shares with management for use in knowledge sharing and planning future strategies.
  • Assists advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of Country Office by preparing relevant documentation, i.e. project summaries, conference papers, speeches, donor profiles, and participating in donor meetings and public information events.
  • Develop a monitoring and evaluation plan for the RH projects in consultation with the field officers, HIV and HRU teams to monitor program inputs, outputs and achievements to ensure delivery is in line with approved work plans; and follow up the implementation of the M & E Plan; Support Programme Officers in analyzing and reporting on implementation of the assigned project activities, monitor project expenditures and disbursement to ensure delivery is in line with approved budgets;
  • Follow up all logistical, financial and contractual matters related to facilitation of the work of consultants, advisors and experts involved in the implementation of the HIV programme;
  • Assist in Producing regular budget and expense reports for review by programme staff to track implementation rates and identify gaps in funding; Support Programme Officers to monitor Implementing Partners fund releases against financial reports by reviewing financial reports against agency guidelines and checklist



 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:



Advanced University degree in community medicine or Public Health related, and previous experience in reproductive health.




At least two years of experience in reproductive health in specific, or relevant primary health care field, Experience in the United Nations system is an asset.



Fluency both written and oral, in English and Arabic.


Computer Skills:

Proficiency in current office software applications. Knowledge of ATLAS is an advantage.


Other skills         

Willingness and capability to undertake duty travel potentially to all states of Sudan


Required Competencies:


  • Exemplifying integrity,
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system,
  • Embracing cultural diversity,
  • Embracing change

Core Competencies:

  • Achieving results,
  • Being accountable,
  • Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen,
  • Thinking analytically and strategically,
  • Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships,
  • Communicating for impact

Functional Competencies:

  • Advocacy/Advancing a policy-oriented agenda
  • Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/building strategic alliances and partnerships,
  • Delivering results-based programmes,
  • Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilization

UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life.  We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.  UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status

UNFPA offers an attractive compensation package commensurate with experience

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