Service Contract (SC)

RESEARCH ANALYST (SC – SB4 equivalent to NOA)

17 May 2018

Cairo, EGYPT

Location : Cairo, EGYPT
Application Deadline : 17 May 2018
Type of Contract : Service Contract (SC)
Post Level : SB-4 equivalent to NOA
Languages Required : Fluency in English & Arabic


The Research Analyst post is located in the Arab States Regional Office (ASRO) of UNFPA, based in Cairo, Egypt. The incumbent works under the overall guidance of the Regional Director and the Deputy Regional Director and will handle two components:

1. FGM coordination under the overall guidance of the regional advisor for Gender/Human rights with the direct supervision of the Programme specialist of Gender/Human Rights.

2. Research assistance under supervision of Technical Adviser Monitoring and Evaluation. S/He is part of an inter-disciplinary regional team, which provides high quality integrated technical, operational and programme support within a systems strengthening approach fundamental to UNFPA’s overall strategy. The Research Analyst is expected to work closely with all units in ASRO in the identification of research gaps and provide support in all research related activities ensuring efficient implementation of research and data analysis processes. He/she will be expected to synthesis information from previous studies and experiences and document best practices to inform the work of ASRO.  The Research Analyst is expected to provide support to UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C) work jointly towards actively contributing to the accelerated abandonment of FGM/C, in specific areas of implementation within 17 countries, by 2012. The focus of the joint programme is to leverage social dynamics towards abandonment within selected communities that practice FGM/C. In December 2012, the 67th UN General Assembly adopted a new resolution, intensifying global efforts for the elimination of female genital mutilations.

How to apply:

1-      Please email your CV/Resume along with a cover letter and P11 form to
2-      Please specify the post title in the email subject
3-      Only applications sent to will be considered
4-      Applications received after the deadline of 17 May 2018 will be disregarded

Please find attached:

1-      Job Description
2-      P11 form