UN Programme Specialist, GBV/SRHR Job Careers – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Organization: United
Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Operation
Manager
About UNFPA:
UNFPA, the United
Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where
every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe, and every young person’s
potential is fulfilled. UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young
people to lead healthy and productive lives. Since UNFPA started working in
1969, the number – and rate – of women dying from complications of pregnancy or
childbirth has been halved. Families are smaller and healthier. Young people
are more connected and empowered than ever before.
Job Summary:  The Programme Specialist, GBV/SRHR will work
under the overall supervision of the Representative and the direct supervision
of the Programme Delivery and Coordination Specialist. The incumbent will be
based in Kampala, with regular travel to the field to provide support to the
decentralized offices. The Specialist will provide high quality technical
inputs and support for programme development, implementation, knowledge
management and learning for policy advocacy at both national and field levels.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA Programme
    Specialist, GBV/SRHR job opportunity should hold an Advanced university
    degree in social sciences, public/community health, gender, development or
    related field.
  • Training in SRHR and GBV issues and their application in
    humanitarian and development settings will be an asset.
  • A minimum of five  years of
    experience in SRH/FP programming.
  • Experience working with the Ministry of Health and Local Government
    (districts) is desirable.
  • Excellent computer/information systems skills.
  • Understanding of the UN system in general, and especially UNFPA’s
    mandate, policies, operations and development topics within the Ugandan
    setting is an added advantage.
  • Language: Fluency
    in oral and written English
N.B: There
is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application
process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or
AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.
How to Apply:
All interested
applicants who wish to join the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to click on the link below and follow
the application instructions after reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 26th March 2019
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