Policy Analysis Specialist

at UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted January 11, 2019
Category Legal
Currency UGX


Policy Analysis Specialist, Kampala
Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund
Country: Uganda
City: Kampala, Uganda
Office: UNICEF Uganda

Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child's path. Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.

Visit this link for more information on Uganda Country Office https://www.unicef.org/uganda/

How can you make a difference?

The Policy Analysis Specialist is accountable for the accomplishment of the following overall end-results through ensuring efficient and coordinated management mechanisms are in place, providing management and monitoring support to the office of the Representative, and contributing to programme development.

Key functions, accountabilities and related duties/tasks

Efficient and coordinated management mechanisms
Country Management Team

Facilitate the coordination of the Country Management Team and prepare an action monitoring report to follow up on the agreed action points.
Collect management indicators and all related documents and disseminate monthly.
Develop the agendas and prepare minutes and reports
Annual Management Plan

Follow up and keep the Representative abreast of the status of management priorities identified in the annual management plan.
Prepare and disseminate the CMT approved list of statutory and no-statutory committees in the office and disseminate.
Management and monitoring support provided to the Office of the Representative
Briefing materials

Ensure timely preparations of substantive materials, including background papers, speeches and speaking notes for meeting with government partners, senior UN Agencies and NGO personnel, as well as internal and inter-agency meetings. Participate in such travel and meetings as required, reporting on outcomes and following up on actions decided, within given deadlines.


Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

Experience Requirements

A minimum of Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional work experience in programme planning, administration, monitoring and evaluation.
Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.

Education Requirements

Advanced university degree in Social Sciences or other related field.
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