Terms of reference

 

I POSITION INFORMATION

Job title:

Programme Analyst (Health Programme)

Type of contract:

SC

Contract level:

SB-4

Project:

Y06

Supervisor:

UNODC LPO Representative in Brazil

Expected commencing date:

15 May 2018.

Duration:

Six months; renewal is subject to availability of funds.

 

II         ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT

Under the guidance and direct supervision of the UNODC LPO Representative in Brazil, the Programme Analyst ensures project implementation; conducts the development of profiles and gathering of qualitative and quantitative data on health issues as it relates to UNODC mandate, writes technical deliverables, and reports. He/she will work with national counterparts and UNODC Headquarters to build common understanding on projects' activities and work plans.

 

III       FUNCTIONS / KEY RESULTS EXPECTED

Functions:

  • Foster human rights mainstreaming in project conception and implementation;
  • Develop and ensure the implementation of projects' work plans;
  • Monitor and oversee project budgets, and anticipate revisions if necessary;
  • Monitor technical and financial implementation;
  • Report on project implementation to the LPO Representative;
  • Support UNODC in promoting events and disseminating information about the UNODC Regional Office and HQs activities, as well as initiatives in Brazil and in the Southern Cone countries;
  • Provide technical support in the areas of HIV prevention and care among people who use drugs and in prisons, drug use prevention and care, , including crosscutting issues such as violence prevention, human rights and gender equality promotion, , and other areas, as applicable;
  • Conduct training activities in the aforementioned areas, supporting Southern Cone countries;
  • Brief the office on the aforementioned issues within the Southern Cone;
  • Conceptualize and oversee implementation of training programmes in Health projects;
  • Write Progress and Delivery Reports on a regular basis;
  • Identify consultancy needs, by developing terms of reference and supporting the recruitment process;
  • Represent UNODC in meetings and events in order to promote the vision, mission, and strategic goals United Nations;
  • Support the LPO Representative in creating strategic partnerships and implementation of the resource mobilization approach;
  • Perform other duties as required.

 

Key results expected:

  • Human rights are mainstreamed in to LPOBRA's regular work;
  • Projects' work plans implemented;
  • Budget revisions anticipated and requested;
  • Strategic partnerships created;
  • Technical and financial implementation of project executed;
  • UNODC supported in its events and dissemination of information;
  • Project progress and delivery reports written;
  • Consultancy needs identified;
  • Terms of reference for consultants drafted;
  • UNODC represented in meetings and events;
  • Training for national counterparts provided;
  • National and international staff supported during official missions.

 

IV        IMPACT OF RESULTS

The key results have an impact in the implementation of UNODC Liaison and Partnership Office and Health Programmes, as well as in the accomplishment of UNDAF outcomes, particularly responses to issues of health, human rights and drug-related responses in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

 

V         COMPETENCIES AND CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS

Corporate competencies: Professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Core competencies: Teamwork, planning and organizing, communication, client orientation, Technological awareness, accountability, commitment to continuous learning, vision.

 

VI        MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

University degree in social, behavioural and health sciences (law, political science, social sciences, psychology, international relations etc.).

Advanced university degree in health sciences.

Experience:

At least four (4) years of professional experience in international cooperation projects execution is required at the national or international level. Experience in human rights and its mainstreaming in the health field.

Previous work experience in the United Nations is an asset.

Additional work experience with health and/or social development projects, human rights or organized crime issues is an asset.

Previous experience with drug-use prevention and care and/or HIV prevention and care among people who use drugs and in prisons.

Experience with ERP systems, such as SAP, is highly desirable.

Languages:

Fluency in both Portuguese and English is required. Fluency in Spanish is highly desirable.

 

VII      HOW TO APPLY

Candidates must send a signed P.11 form (link), with a motivation letter, to the e-mail address recrutamento@unodc.org, with the subject "Programme Analyst (Health Programme)". Deadline:. 30 April 2018 .

 Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for written tests and interviews.

If required, interviews will be carried out via skype.

 

VIII - SELECTION CRITERIA

  • UNODC gives equal opportunity to all applicants and particularly encourages women to apply;
  • The position is for Brazilians or others legally authorized to work in the country;
  • Only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will be considered for tests and interviews;
  • UNODC appreciates the interest of all candidates in this position, but we discourage the application of those who do not meet the minimum requirements; Results and information on the selection process will be communicated to candidates only by e-mail.