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Job Description

Agency: UNFPA

Title: Partnership for Development Analyst

Job ID: 36592

Practice Area - Job Family: Management

Vacancy End Date: (Midnight New York, USA) 15/04/2021

Duty Station: Bangkok, Thailand

Education & Work Experience: I-Master's Level Degree - 2 year(s) experience

Languages: Required: English, Thai

Grade: SB4

Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)

Posting Type: Common System

Bureau: Asia & the Pacific

Contract Duration: Until 31 December 2021

** This position is open to Thai nationals only. **


The Position:

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Head of Office of UNFPA Thailand, the Partnership for Development Analyst will provide substantive and administrative support to the UNFPA country programme. The Partnership for Development Analyst will be responsible for innovate development programme for two functions on Population Development and on Partnership & Resource Mobilization.


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.

Within the context of the overall vision and goals described above, UNFPA is seeking candidates who are capable to transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results. UNFPA needs 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:

UNFPA in Thailand is currently transitioning from its current Country Programme (2017 to 2021) to its new 12th Country Programme (2022 to 2026).  As of the key contributors to the development of the new UN Sustainable Development Collaboration Framework (UNSDCF) with the Royal Thai Government in 2021. Absences of technical specialist and Head of the Office underlines the needs for CO team to ensure its participation and effective involvement in the above mentioned transitions.

The Analyst for Partnership and Development will fill in gaps for the absence of the full time staff for Population and Development as well as the Partnership and Resource Mobilization.  For the Population and Development, there is unfinished business against the current results planned for current CPD that needs full time staff to coordinate, facilitate and ensure the completely contributions to the results which includes maintaining collaboration with existing and new strategic partners including but not limited to Office of the National Economic and Social Development Council, National Statistics Office, and Department of Health.  While for the new CPD, there is need to have full time staff to effectively contribute to the development of the CPD in the population and development aspect. For Partnership and Resource Mobilization, there is need for full time staff to support the continuation of good relation with existing private partners who have been extensively collaborated with UNFPA to leverage the achievements of current CPD results. Not only that but also in order to ensure full participation of private partners and strategic partner in the new CPD development process, there is need for full time staff to facilitate, convene and coordinate with those partners.

For UNFPA’s contribution to the development of UNSDCF and as the member of UNCT, there is need to have full time staff to ensure the alignment of UNFPA’s mandate and transformative results in the new UNSDCF.

The post holder will manage the Population & Development and support the Partnership & Resource Mobilization of the UNFPA in Thailand.

The post holder will be working under supervision of the Head of Office of the Thailand Country Programme. Also the post holder will be part of UNFPA Country Office team in Thailand especially close collaboration with programme, communication and support staff.


Duties and Responsibilities

The post holder would be responsible for:

Management of the current on-going output 2, Population Development:

Coordinate with partners, strategic partners and consultants to complete on-going research and studies planned to be delivered in 2021.

Coordinate with partners, strategic partners and consultants to conduct consultation meeting to present findings and recommendations as inputs for related population policies.

Advocate for the endorsement of the evidence for the related population development policies. If possible, to support development of the 20 years’ population policy in place applying evidence advocated by UNFPA.

Management of the new CPD and new UNSDCF


New CPD:

Convene meetings with key stakeholders both government, CSOs and private partners to gather their concerns and issues recommended for new CPD.

Assist the development of Population Analysis Document report for new CPD and UNSDCF.

Involve in political scanning process as part of new CPD development.

As part of programme team, analyse key issues, strategies, strategic partners and key interventions for new CPD under outcome and outputs.

Ensure all issues and key points included in the new CPD report.

Contribute on the Result Resource Framework and other documents required for new CPD.


Participate in the assigned UNCT joint working groups of the UNSDCF.

Ensure to raise UNFPA points and key messages in the UNCT joint working groups.

Partnership and Resource Mobilization


Maintain good relationship and continued management of the private partnership.

Support and follow up with resource mobilization recommendations and plan.


Required Competencies:



•    Exemplifying integrity,

•    Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system,

•    Embracing cultural diversity,

•    ​Embracing changeRequired


Functional Competencies:

Advocacy/ Advancing a policy-oriented agenda

Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/ building strategic alliances and partnership

Delivering results-based programmes

Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilisation


Core Competencies:

Achieving results,​

Being accountable,​

Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen,​

Thinking analytically and strategically,​

Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships,​

Communicating for impact

Managerial Competencies:

Providing strategic focus,​

Engaging in internal/external partners and stakeholders,

Leading, developing and empowering people, creating a culture of performance​

Making decisions and exercising judgment


Required Skills and Experience


Master’s degree in social sciences and related fields.

Knowledge and Experience:

Thai nationals​

At least 2 years of progressive professional experience on population and development and partnership and resource Mobilization, with experience in programme/ project management​

Extensive knowledge and understanding of Thailand’s population dynamics, impacts of demographic change, and private partnership. ​

Know UNFPA’s mandate and work in Thailand​

Practical experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects​

Experience using office software packages and web-based management systems​

Strong verbal and writing skills both in English and Thai.


Fluency in English and Thai; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French and/or Spanish, is desirable.

Compensation and Benefits:

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


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