Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
Background Information - Myanmar
UNOPS Myanmar is one of UNOPS’ leading offices in Asia, acting as fund manager for three of the largest development programmes in the country, namely the Access to Health Fund, the Livelihood and Food Security Fund (LIFT) and the Joint Peace Fund (JPF). In addition, UNOPS is Principal Recipient for the Global Fund in Myanmar and for the Global Fund’s regional artemisinin-resistance initiative towards elimination of Malaria, which works to accelerate progress towards malaria elimination in the greater Mekong sub-region. UNOPS provides procurement, infrastructure and project management services to a wide range of organisations in the country, including the Government of Myanmar, international development partners, other UN agencies, NGOs and INGOs. UNOPS plays a critical role in ensuring that the quality of services provided to its partners meets stringent requirements of speed, efficiency and cost effectiveness.
Background Information - Job-specific
Sexual exploitation and abuse is a violation of human rights, but unfortunately a significant risk and reality in the humanitarian and development sector. Incidents remain globally under-reported. UNOPS implementing partners and contractors are required to meet the UN Standards related to prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse. In Myanmar, implementation of important minimum requirements designed to prevent sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment is so far not streamlined. There are very few trainers who are trained and qualified to deliver much-needed training in prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment in Myanmar, which leaves a significant gap when trying to raise awareness amongst implementing partners.
The Monitoring Analyst will work under the direct supervision of the PSEA Focal Point. The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.
The objectives for the Monitoring Analyst (PSEA) are:
To meet these overall objectives, the Monitoring Analyst (PSEA) will carry out the following tasks, in accordance with UNOPS policies, procedures and practices:
Meeting the PSEA Minimum requirements: The Monitoring Analyst (PSEA) must support the PSEA Focal Point to monitor and support the implementation of the PSEA minimum requirements for UNOPS implementing partners. This includes supporting the development of:
Monitoring and Progress Controls
Ensure that the project delivers the defined outputs within the specified tolerance of time, cost, quality, scope and benefits. Compliance with UNOPS policies, regulation and rules, ensuring improved efficiency of the MMOC leading to success in the implementation of the project, leading to partner satisfaction. The Monitoring Analyst is also responsible for the project producing a result capable of achieving the benefits defined in the Business Case.
Languages:Fluency in both written & spoken Myanmar and English language is required.