Duties and Responsibilities
As part of a team, and with interaction with relevant methodologies around related contract-related deliverables by ALC, the Programme Analyst is expected to perform the following activities and functions :
Support Country Offices teams to co-create and integrate SIP approaches in projects and programmes;
Support Intelligence, Advocacy and Community Building : Working closely with the A-Lab teams to extracting learnings from the field and developing relevant knowledge products that includes flagaship case study, reports, human interest stories to build visibility and intelligence;
Develop tools and processes to track progress, measure impact and communicate changes (perceptions, attitudes and systemic transformations);
Support coordination and integration of UNDP teams (at country and regional level) for SIP implementation; including urbanization’
Initate or lead knowledge management, training events, communication and the SIP Community of Practice;
Lead or contribute to research, concept notes, facilitation of workshops, management of operations (annual work plans and budgets, Long Term Agreements, etc).
Liaise with the gender focal points in the CO and BRH to apply strategic and practical analysis from a gender perspective to the ensure gender equality and women’s empowerment is promoted and mainstreamed in SIP intervention
The Programme Analyst will report to Head of the Accelerator Lab (UNDP Pakistan) and to the Regional Governance Advisor (UNDP Regional Hub).
The Programme Analyst will work in close collaboration with BRH teams, UNDP country offices and other key parties across thematic areas.
Directions and goals will be discussed and agreed between the 3 parties and adjusted as necessary.
Achieve Results :
LEVEL 1 : Plans and monitors own work, pays attention to details, delivers quality work by deadline
Think Innovatively :
LEVEL 1 : Open to creative ideas / known risks, is pragmatic problem solver, makes improvements
Learn Continuously :
LEVEL 1 : Open minded and curious, shares knowledge, learns from mistakes, asks for feedback
Adapt with Agility :
LEVEL 1 : Adapts to change, constructively handles ambiguity / uncertainty, is flexible
Act with Determination :
LEVEL 1 : Shows drive and motivation, able to deliver calmly in face of adversity, confident
Engage and Partner :
LEVEL 1 : Demonstrates compassion / understanding towards others, forms positive relationships
Enable Diversity and Inclusion :
LEVEL 1 : Appreciate / respect differences, aware of unconscious bias, confront discrimination
Cross-Functional & Technical Competencies
Knowledge Generation : Ability to research and turn information into useful knowledge, relevant for context, or responsive to a stated need
Communication : Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner both through written and verbal communication;
to tailor messages and choose communication methods depending on the audience?Abilit to manage communications internally and externally, through media, social media and other appropriate channels
Digital & Innovation
Behavioural insights : Knowing when it is appropriate to use behavioural insights, having theoretical knowledge and basic understanding of principles of human behaviour;
Digital & Innovation
Co-creation : Ability to design and facilitate a process that enables a diverse group of stakeholders to solve a common problem, develop a practice, or create knowledge together.
Digital & Innovation
Systems thinking & transformation : Ability to explore challenges from multiple perspectives by zooming in and out, with a focus on relationships and flows rather than individual elements;
understand how certain dynamics and conditions are driving and influencing an issue.
Gender Equality and women’s empowerment
Co-creation : Ability to apply gender lens and ensure the gendered gaps are addressed through gender inclusion. Explore opportunities to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment within the scope of work and liase with national partners to advance the gender agenda.
Required Skills and Experience
Minimum Education requirements
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in development, international relations, social sciences, innovation, communication or related fields.
Minimum years of relevant work experience
Relevant work experience on innovation for development. If candidate has only Bachelor’s degree, 2 years of relevant experience is required.
Proven experience on innovation for development, sense-making, co-creation or impact measurement
Excellent writing and editing skills
Desired skills in addition to the competencies covered in the Competencies section
Knowledge of local governance, SDG localization and portfolio development;
Solid analytical, communication and drafting skills;
Experience developing digital products and websites
Gender knowledge and awareness will be an asset.