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NATIONAL POST: Project Analyst , NOA

National Project Analyst


Job title:                                                       Project Analyst

Level:                                                            NOA

Position Number:                                      162415

Location:                                                      Yaoundé

Full/Part time:                                            Full time

Fixed term/Temporary:                            Fixed Term Appointment (FTA)

Rotational/Non Rotational:                    Non Rotational

Duration:                                                    1 year with possible renewal



The position

The Project Manager will work in close collaboration with the Humanitarian coordinator and the GBV/Gender Specialist. She/He will be responsible for ensuring the coordination and overall management of the "Provision of integrated lifesaving Gender Based Violence services including COVID-19 prevention and protection to vulnerable IDPs and host communities in the North West, South West, West and Littoral regions in Cameroon" project. You will ensure the achievement of results and key indicators, as well as the synergy and complementarity between the various actors and stakeholders of the project.

She/he will be part of the UNFPA Programme team and work in collaboration with relevant colleagues and create synergies between the development nexus and humanitarian response.



How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.  UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose

As part of the support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to the Government of Cameroon, UNFPA has just received funding from the ECHO (European Civil Protection and  Humanitarian Aid Operations) for the implementation of the Project entitled "Provision of integrated lifesaving Gender Based Violence services including COVID-19 prevention and protection to vulnerable IDPs and host communities in the North West, South West, West and Littoral regions in Cameroon". This project aims to provide a coordinated response combining prevention, mitigation and response (medical care psychosocial support and case management) of gender-based violence including COVID 19 prevention and protection to affected populations in the targeted regions. This position falls mainly under the project“Provision of integrated lifesaving Gender Based Violence services including COVID-19 prevention and protection to vulnerable IDPs and host communities in the North West, South West, West and Littoral regions in Cameroon” .



You would be responsible for:

The Project Analyst is responsible for the coordination, implementation and monitoring and reporting  of the activities in the areas mentioned above.

Project coordination:

  • Develop objective and punctual planning of project activities, in collaboration with the entire team
  • Guarantee operational, financial and programmatic management in collaboration with team members
  • Ensure compliance with the work plan and propose evidence based  readjustments if necessary
  • Ensure the monitoring and evaluation of activities through the development and updating of monitoring tools;
  • Formulate narrative and financial reports to be submitted to the donor;
  • Ensure the timely submission of the monthly activity monitoring report;
  • Report to the management any difficulty encountered in implementation of  and help identify solutions;
  • Participate in sectoral coordination meetings at the national level.


Administrative management of the project:

  • Facilitate field missions and meetings , support project procurement
  • Ensure appropriate management of project funds (update project financial planning on a monthly basis, every month;
  • Monitor project expenses in collaboration with the administration;
  • Be part of management of the project fundsLiaise with the logistics team for project purchases,
  • Undertake any other tasks as required by the Representative or CO, during period of assignment.


For the Information mechanism

The National Project Analyst will be responsible for:

  • Provide technical support to data gathering organizations for the collection, processing and use of GBV data.
  •  Establish sustainable mechanisms for the collection, processing and use of GBV data.
  • Analyze GBV data, information and  monthly trends to feed GBVIMS reports


Qualifications and Experience:


Advanced degree (At least a Master’s degree) in Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Human Rights, Gender, Public Health, or relevant field in Social Sciences.


Knowledge and Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience in project  management, Project Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Experience in database development, use and management;
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data / statistics for humanitarian operations;
  • Experience working in humanitarian settings. 
  • Have skills in monitoring the implementation of emergency projects with various partners;
  •  Knowledge on GBV and SRH issues will be an advantage
  • Experience on implementing ECHO project is a plus
  • Good knowledge of UNFPA working policies and procedures as well as the UN system is an asset.
  • Being familiar with the geographical, social and cultural environment of the Littoral, West, North West and South West of Cameroon.



Fluency in English is required; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French is desirable.


Required skills

Values :

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


Functional skills:

  • Advocacy/ Advancing a policy-oriented agenda relevant to effective use of data for programming and decision making
  • Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/ building strategic alliances and partnerships
  • Delivering results-based programme
  • Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilization

Core skills:

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

Analystial Competencies:

  • Providing strategic focus on data analysis as related to reproduction health, population and development and gender.
  • Engaging internal/ external partners and stakeholders
  • Leading, developing and empowering people/ creating a culture of performance
  • Making decisions and exercising judgment


Compensation and Benefits 

This position offers an attractive remuneration package including a competitive net salary inclusive  health insurance and other benefits as applicable. 



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