Programme Management Analyst

UNOPS , Yangon, Myanmar

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Closing Date for Applications: 
30th January, 2020

Job Description

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 Programme Management 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.

Functional Responsibilities

The objectives for the Programme Management Analyst (PSEA) are:

  • Contribute to the prevention of sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment in Myanmar, and reinforce and implement UNOPS zero tolerance approach for inaction (with UNOPS partners), through trainings and capacity building
  • Increase knowledge of the principles of sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment amongst UNOPS Myanmar personnel, implementing partners and selected suppliers
  • Increase the ability of UNOPS Myanmar personnel, implementing partners and selected suppliers to implement measures to prevent and respond to sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment
  • To meet these overall objectives, the Monitoring Analyst (PSEA) will carry out the following tasks, in accordance with UNOPS policies, procedures and practices:
  • Project Design and Work Plan: The Monitoring Analyst (PSEA) will support the development of a project design to meet the objectives stated above. The Monitoring Analyst (PSEA) should support the ‘PSEA Focal Point’ to develop a comprehensive workplan and conduct a kick-off meeting with UNOPS project leads to discuss and finalize the workplan.
  • Project Design
  • Workplan – including approach, steps, timeline
  • Kick off meeting
  • 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:
  • Implementation plan for each partner, assessing needs,identifying areas of weakness and for improvement, as well as immediate steps
  • Yearly report for each partner, indicating progress on implementation plan
  • Provide information and recommendation to UNOPS on actions needed for underperformance
  • Spot checks of UNOPS partners implementation of PSEA minimum requirements
  • Make recommendations on further actions for UNOPS for the refinement and stramlining
  • Focal Point Coordination: The PSEA Monitoring Analyst will help to maintain lines of communications on the design and implementation of management system with UNOPS IP Focal Points, (two representatives from each contracted organization or supplier).
  • Translation support where required
  • 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.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in monitoring and evaluation, social work, social sciences, gender, international development, education, public management and administration or other relevant related field is required.
  • A Master’s degree in above mentioned subject is preferred but not a requirement and may substitute for some of the required years of the work experience.

Experience:Two years of experience in any of the following areas (including a combinati

Languages:Fluency in both written & spoken Myanmar and English language is required.


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