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United Nations Population Fund Recruitment 2019 | UNFPA Recruitment : The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the leading UN organization in Reproductive Health and Population and Development, is recruiting personnel for the following vacant positions below:

UNFPA Recruitment 2019/2020.

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Gender/Reproductive Health Specialist at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title: Gender/Reproductive Health Specialist – NOC

Job ID: 25372
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Contract Type:  Fixed Term Appointment
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Duration: One year (renewable based on availability of funds, duration of project and satisfactory performance).

The Position

  • The Project Specialist coordinates and contributes to the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of gender and reproductive health with a strong emphasis on supporting implementation of the Global Affairs Canada funded project aimed at addressing GBV/HTP’s in Nigeria
  • S/he analyzes and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to programme formulation, support implementation, monitoring, and evaluation within national development frameworks and the UN Sustainable Development Partnership Framework.
  • Under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Resident Representative and the direct supervision of the Deputy Representative, the Project Specialist-Gender/RH works closely with UNFPA Gender/GBV unit and SRHR team for a comprehensive response to ending GBV and harmful traditional practices
  • S/he will also work closely with different Nigerian Federal and State Ministry of Health Departments, Local Governments, NGOs and partners to enhance UNFPA programming in Nigeria.

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

  • The Global Affairs Canada funded Gender and HTP’s project is aimed at reducing prevalence of Gender Based Violence, Child Early and Forced Marriage, Obstetric Fistula and Female Genital Mutilation, create an enabling environment and, provide treatment and care for affected women and girls in Nigeria
  • The programme Analyst will endeavour project achievement, supports data generation and legislations on GBV and harmful traditional practices, and implements strategic interventions addressing child marriage, female genital mutilation and obstetric fistula through delaying marriages and provision of essential services as well as social norm and behavioural change.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities
You will be responsible for:

  • Providing coordination and strategic thinking, technical advice and innovative approaches to facilitating project interventions; and provide strategic support to achieving deliverables.
  • Providing technical assistance within the framework of the Project Implementation Plan for achieving project deliverables and SRH/R and young person’s components of the Country Office Programmes.
  • Providing quality assurance and close monitoring of all project activities and management of fund disbursements to implement partners;
  • Undertaking advocacy activities with policy makers at all levels to ensure sustained support for project implementation at national and states.
  • Identifing and monitoring risks that could interfere with programme delivery and coherence; and design sustainable and practicable mitigation measures.
  • Participating in development of and updating of guidelines, standards, tools, manuals and approaches as required.
  • Analysing and interpret the political, social and economic environment relevant to gender/GBV and reproductive health, and identify opportunities for UNFPA/Project assistance and intervention.
  • Providing technical guidance for gender/GBV and SRH related research, document lessons learnt and best practices, produce analytical reports and publications, and dissemination of project deliverables and outcomes.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, government and CSOs, in designing GBV/HTP and SRH, and IEC/BCC advocacy materials in support of UNFPA/Project goals taking into account political and social sensitivities.
  • Assisting in advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of the Country Office by preparing relevant documentation, i.e. project summaries, conference papers, donor profiles and participating in donor meetings and public information events.
  • Undertake any other activities/responsibilities as needed by UNFPA Leadership.

Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Public health, Reproductive Health, Gender, Development Studies and/or other related Social Science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant Post-master’s Degree working experience in management of Gender and/or SRHR programmes in the public or private sector;
  • Demonstrable experience in programme/project management and technical coherence of gender/GBV, SRHR and youth related programmes;
  • Experience in working with government institutions, donor organisations, and civil society organisations;
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills;

Languages:

  • Fluency in English required.  Strong capability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written English will be an asset.

Required Competencies
Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing diversity in all its forms
  • Embracing change

Core Competencies:

  • Commitment to UNFPA Values and Guiding Principles;
  • Developing People/Fostering Innovation and Empowerment/Performance Management;
  • Team Work/Communication/Self-Management
  • Strategic Thinking/Results Orientation and Commitment to Excellence/Decision Making;
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Learning

Functional Competencies:

  • Ability to lead, develop and motivate a diverse team of specialists
  • Advocacy/advancing a policy-oriented agenda
  • Results-based programme development and management
  • Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/building strategic alliances and partnerships
  • Innovation and marketing of new approaches
  • Resource mobilization (Programme)
  • Job knowledge

UNFPA Work Environment

  • UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, Embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life
  • We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply
  • UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities.

Compensation and Benefits

  • This position offers an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the level of the post
  • The package includes a competitive net salary plus cost of living adjustment, housing allowance, home leave, health insurance and other benefits.

Application Closing Date
29th August, 2019 (5pm, Nigerian Time).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • This vacancy announcement is only for nigerian nationals.
  • No expectancy of renewal in accordance with UN staff regulations 4.5.

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Programme Analyst, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) – Abuja, Osun and Ebonyi

Job Title: Programme Analyst, Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Job ID: 25377
Locations: Abuja, Osun and Ebonyi
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Duration: One year (renewable based on availability of funds, duration of project and satisfactory performance).

The Position

  • The Programme Analyst substantively contributes to the effective management of UNFPA’s gender portfolio and addressing harmful traditional practices especially female genital mutilation in Nigeria in the country.
  • S/he analyzes and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to programme formulation, support implementation, monitoring, and evaluation within national development frameworks, the UN Sustainable Development Partnership Framework and the Joint UNFPA-UNICEF Programme on Eliminating FGM results framework and work plan.
  • Under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Resident Representative & Deputy Representative and the direct supervision of the Program Specialist, Gender/GBV, the Female Genital Mutilation/Gender Analyst works closely with the Gender/GBV team and the larger UNFPA Programme and Operations Teams using UNFPA and national systems and tools to deliver results.
  • S/he will also work closely with different Nigerian Federal and State Ministries of Women Affairs and Social Development and Health Departments, Local Governments, Sister UN agencies (especially UNICEF), NGOs and partners to enhance programmes addressing gaps in the broader determinants of gender and harmful traditional practices in Nigeria in the country.

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

  • The UNFPA Gender and Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) programme addresses deeply entrenched cultural practice that persists in many Nigerian communities due to a myriad of sociocultural beliefs that vary across communities with regional and ethnic variations inprevalence.
  • The Programme Analyst will build the capacity of implementing partners especially Government counterpart and NGOs working in the state on the Joint UNFPA/UNICEF Programme on FGM, project on addressing gaps in gender based violence and harmful traditional practices and Data for Development.
  • S/he analyses and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to project formulation, monitoring and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and frameworks in line with the stated principles and standards.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities
You will be responsible for:

  • Ensure inclusion of FGM, GBV, and gender concerns in UNFPA implementation programme in close collaboration with Reproductive Health officers.
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the results based management of  UNFPA/UNICEF Joint Programme, including the annual work plans at the national and state levels
  • Provide technical expertise to guide the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programmes related to the Joint UNFPA/UNICEF programme on FGM and gender units work plan design, development and implementation
  • Provide technical support in roll out of activities on Social Norm and Legislative advocacy
  • Support supervision and management of gender unit Implementing Partners
  • Conduct cross-sectoral gender sensitive research/analysis on different areas of UNFPA work identifying the risks and opportunities to strengthen the position of addressing gender inequalities in decision-making processes at all levels;
  • Develop concept notes, presentations and facilitations
  • Support organization’s efforts for resource mobilization
  • Plan and coordinate annual partners review meetings on the joint programme
  • Liaise with UNFPA ROs and HQ units to share information, provide necessary updates and seek guidance as necessary on projects.
  • Identify areas of collaboration with UN agencies and national counterparts to address gender, FGM, GBV and RH issues in their plans and programmes.
  • Liaise with community organizations, faith-based organizations, and community leaders to increase their participation in the process of planning, Implementation, monitoring and evaluating activities.
  • Participate in Country Office and other cluster/ inter-agency meetings as needed.
  • Monitor and evaluate overall progress in achievement of result on UNFPA Progress in achievement of result on UNFPA programming areas.
  • Undertake missions and assessments as appropriate to recommend strategic approaches and to address issues, such as gender, GBV, FGM and Reproductive Health data and young people.
  • Support the management of budget planning, allocation and implementation and ensure expenditure in line with budgetary provisions as requested, coordinate Country Office various interventions and represent UNFPA at Technical working group coordination meetings to share knowledge and ensure comprehensive understanding.
  • Ensure inclusion of UNFPA mandate through identifying and participation/partnering in existing programmes, and/or, if appropriate, assist in the establishment of working groups to address FGM and gender.
  • Liaise with other stakeholders (such as youth groups, tradition and religious, women groups, schools, education) to ensure inclusion of UNFPA’s mandate.
  • Undertake any other activities/responsibilities as needed by the UNFPA Leadership.

Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Reproductive Health, Gender, Development Studies and/or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant post-master’s degree working experience in programming for FGM, gender and rights issues;
  • Knowledge in programme/project management in the public or private sector linked to FGM, gender and rights issues in development settings preferably.
  • Be experienced in working with government institutions and donor organizations.
  • Be familiar with strategies on Social Norm, Advocacy for policy enactment
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Have a strong capability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written English.

Languages:

  • Fluency in English required.
  • Strong capability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written English will be an asset.

Required Competencies
Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing diversity in all its forms
  • Embracing change

Core Competencies:

  • Commitment to UNFPA Values and Guiding Principles;
  • Developing People/Fostering Innovation and Empowerment/Performance Management;
  • Team Work/Communication/Self-Management
  • Strategic Thinking/Results Orientation and Commitment to Excellence/Decision Making;
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Learning

Functional Competencies:

  • Ability to lead, develop and motivate a diverse team of specialists
  • Advocacy/advancing a policy-oriented agenda
  • Results-based programme development and management
  • Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/building strategic alliances and partnerships
  • Innovation and marketing of new approaches
  • Resource mobilization (Programme)
  • Job knowledge

UNFPA Work Environment

  • UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, Embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life.
  • We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply.
  • UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities.

Compensation and Benefits

  • This position offers an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the level of the post.
  • The package includes a competitive net salary plus cost of living adjustment, housing allowance, home leave, health insurance and other benefits.

Application Closing Date
29th August, 2019 (5pm, Nigerian Time).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • This vacancy announcement is only for nigerian nationals.
  • No expectancy of renewal in accordance with UN staff regulations 4.5.

Drivers at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) – Bauchi, Sokoto, Oyo, Gombe and Akwa Ibom

Job Title: Driver

Job ID: 25376
Locations: Bauchi, Sokoto, Oyo, Gombe and Akwa Ibom
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Duration: One year (renewable based on availability of funds, duration of project and satisfactory performance).

The Position

  • Under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Resident Representative and the direct supervision of the Heads of Office for Kaduna, Calabar and Lagos Liaison Office, the Driver works closely with UNFPA Programme and Operations Teams to deliver results.

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

  • The Nigeria Country Programme is managed through the Country Office in Abuja and the three sub offices in Maiduguri (MDSO), Calabar (CRSO) and Kaduna (KDSO) with a Liaison Office in Lagos (LLO).
  • The Calabar Sub Office is covering Benue, Cross Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Abia and Imo states including other projects and satellite activities of the Organization in the South-South and South East geo-political zones.
  • The KDSO covers Kaduna, Kebbi, Sokoto and Gombe States and other programming in northern Nigeria.
  • The sub offices work with Implementing Partners to support Maternal Health, Sexual and Reproductive Health (includes ASRH), Gender based violence programmes, and data collection and use including in humanitarian context.
  • These sub-offices play the coordination roles in the zones and perform oversight functions, supporting the Abuja Office in resource mobilization, strategic planning and monitoring and evaluation.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities
You will be responsible for:

  • Drives office vehicles for the transportation of authorized personnel;
  • Delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items;
  • Meets official personnel at the airport and facilitates immigration and customs formalities as required;
  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tyres etc; performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean, keeping well the maintenance related records;
  • Ensures vehicle related documentation for example licenses and insurance policy are acquired and maintained up to date
  • Prepares and maintains vehicle related Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc;
  • Ensures that the steps required by rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident;
  • Reports to the Administrative Associate any fault detected in any of the UNFPA vehicles;
  • Photocopies mail and other official documents as may be required in the office or during workshops/seminars;
  • Distributes mails as appropriate to all staff within the office and to other parties for example government, NGO offices, UN Agencies, Diplomatic missions, individuals etc.  involved with UNFPA;
  • In collaboration with the Protocol Clerk, facilitates the procurement of visas for staff members, Government officials, traveling abroad for meetings and other official engagements;
  • Assists with the official travelers’ reservation, facilitate confirmation of tickets and follow-up on the settlement of air ticket bills.
  • Maintain records on travel in order to facilitate efficient
  • Performs any other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • Have at least completed Secondary School education and have a Secondary School Certificate – WAEC or NECO.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Possess valid professional driving license and Trade Test Certificate
  • Have a minimum of 5 years professional driving experience with a reputable organization
  • Have the ability to read and write English
  • Work history of at least 3 years in the UN system or an international organization is desirable.
  • Knowledge of local language and terrain is an added advantage.

Languages:

  • Fluency in written and spoken English required.

Required Competencies
Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing diversity in all its forms
  • Embracing change

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

UNFPA Work Environment

  • UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, Embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life.
  • We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply.
  • UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities.

Compensation and Benefits

  • This position offers an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the level of the post.
  • The package includes a competitive net salary plus cost of living adjustment, housing allowance, home leave, health insurance and other benefits.

Application Closing Date
29th August, 2019 (5pm, Nigerian Time).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • This vacancy announcement is only for nigerian nationals.
  • No expectancy of renewal in accordance with UN staff regulations 4.5.

Sexual Reproductive Health Analyst at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) – Gombe, Akwa Ibom and Abuja

Job Title: Sexual Reproductive Health Analyst – NOB

Job ID: 25374
Locations: Gombe and Akwa Ibom 3 Openings and Abuja
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Duration: One year (renewable based on availability of funds, duration of project and satisfactory performance).

The Position

  • The State Programme Analyst will provide substantive inputs to programme formulation, monitoring and evaluation, joint programming initiatives, development frameworks with a strong emphasis on supporting the implementation of the Norway project in the Federal Capital Territory under the Country Office in Abuja;  Akwa Ibom State under the Calabar Sub-Office and Gombe State under the Kaduna Sub- Office.
  • S/he will provide oversight of programme implementation; guide and facilitate the delivery of UNFPA’s programmes; and, ensure appropriate application of the tools, available guidelines and procedures for sexual reproductive health and rights, and gender.
  • S/he will support government and CSO partners on strengthening institutional capacity to mainstream gender in selected institutions; and enhancing community capacity to protect women’s and girls’ rights in the areas of gender-based violence, and gender sensitive and responsive integrated SRHR and HIV/AIDS programmes.
  • Under the general supervision of the UNFPA Resident Representative & Deputy Representative and the direct supervision of the Programme Specialist, Gender/RH, Abuja, Heads of Office for Kaduna and Lagos Sub Offices, the SRH Analyst will work closely with the RH teams in at the Country Office and the Kaduna  and Calabar sub-office and the larger UNFPA Programme and Operations Teams using UNFPA and national systems and tools to deliver results.
  • S/he will work closely with the SRH Analyst at the Country Office, the RH Specialist and ASRH Analyst at the Kaduna sub-office, State Ministries of Health and Planning, Local Governments, NGOs and partners to improve SRH in the States.

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

  • The UNFPA Integrated approach to empowering adolescent girls and women in Abuja,  Gombe and Akwa Ibom States through access to Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Project works to improve access to sexual and reproductive health services and rights of women and adolescents in the targeted states.
  • The programme Analyst will endeavour project achievement, works to strengthen the operational capacities of national partners and community-based organizations to address social norms in order to improve access to SRH services and prevention of child marriage.
  • UNFPA Nigeria is also working closely with States in support of government-led efforts to keep girls in school, increase uptake of SRH and family planning information and services, reduce teenage pregnancy and improve maternal health outcomes.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities
You will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with State Government counterparts, NGOs and other partners, contribute substantively to integrate reproductive health and rights dimensions in UNFPA programming, monitoring and evaluation and ensure that reproductive health and rights issues are taken into account in addressing population issues;
  • Providing technical assistance in 3 States within the framework of agreed work plans for successful implementation of the reproductive health and rights and gender component of the UNFPA Country Programme;
  • Helping to create and document knowledge about current and emerging reproductive health and rights and gender issues, by analyzing programmes, projects, strategies, approaches and ongoing experience for lessons learned, best practices, and disseminate to relevant team members for use in knowledge sharing and planning future strategies;
  • Assisting in advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of the Sub Office by preparing relevant documentation, i.e. project summaries, conference papers, donor profiles and participating in donor meetings and public information events;
  • Creating and deliver effective evidence-based advocacy messages to promote UNFPA’s programme goals taking into account political and social sensitivities;
  • Mobilizing government counterpart obligations and explore opportunities for additional resources in support of reproductive health and rights initiatives in the States.
  • Promoting UNFPA visibility in  States;
  • Analyzing and interpret the political, social and economic environment relevant to population and development, reproductive health and gender and identify opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention;
  • Keeping abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks;
  • Monitoring the reproductive health and rights content of the UNFPA Country Programme, ensuring that it is in line with the National Strategic Framework and State development policies and plans for the effective and efficient provision of reproductive health services;
  • Collaborating with relevant stakeholders (Governments, NGOs and CBOs) in the design of materials pertaining to reproductive health, adolescent reproductive health, IEC/BCC advocacy in support of the implementation of reproductive health programme;
  • Undertaking advocacy activities with policy makers at all levels to ensure sustained support for utilization of reproductive health services;
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by UNFPA Representative and/or Heads of Office in the Kaduna and Calabar Sub-Offices and Abuja.

Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Reproductive Health, Public Health, Gender, Population Studies, Development Studies and/or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant post-master’s degree working experience in programming for SRH/family planning;
  • Demonstrable experience in reproductive health and family planning programming in northern Nigeria;
  • Experience working on ending child marriage and keeping girls in school in northern Nigeria;
  • Knowledge of population, reproductive health, gender/gender-based violence and young people/youth;
  • Experience in the promotion of and building national capacity in sexual and reproductive health issues including in comprehensive sexuality education/FHLE;
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic programme management with strong technical knowledge of reproductive health/family planning, young people and gender;
  • Interpersonal and communication skills for the dissemination of information and leadership for advocacy activities that should progressively lead to an increase in demand for and increase in uptake of SRH services;
  • Experience in working with government institutions and donor organizations
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills;

Languages:

  • Fluency in English required.
  • Strong capability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written English will be an asset.
  • Fluency in any of the local languages spoken in Gombe (Hausa, Fulfulde, Tangale, Tera, Waja)  and Yoruba in Oyo State would be an advantage.

Required Competencies
Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing diversity in all its forms
  • Embracing change

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

Functional Competencies:

  • Advocacy/advancing a policy-oriented agenda
  • Delivering results based programmes
  • Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/building strategic alliances and partnerships
  • Innovation and marketing of new approaches
  • Facilitating quality programme results
  • Technical knowledge

UNFPA Work Environment

  • UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, Embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities.

Compensation and Benefits

  • This position offers an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the level of the post.
  • The package includes a competitive net salary plus cost of living adjustment, housing allowance, home leave, health insurance and other benefits.

Application Closing Date
29th August, 2019 (5pm, Nigerian Time).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • This vacancy announcement is only for nigerian nationals.
  • No expectancy of renewal in accordance with UN staff regulations 4.5.

Gender/Reproductive Health Analyst at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) – Bauchi, Sokoto and Oyo

Job Title: Gender/Reproductive Health Analyst – NOB

Job ID: 25373
Locations: Bauchi, Sokoto and Oyo
Contract Type:  Fixed Term Appointment
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Duration: One year (renewable based on availability of funds, duration of project and satisfactory performance).

The Position

  • The Programme Analyst substantively contributes to the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of gender and reproductive health with a strong emphasis on supporting the implementation of the Global Affairs Canada project aimed at addressing GBV/HTP’s in Bauchi, Sokoto and Oyo States in Nigeria.
  • S/he analyzes and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to programme formulation, support implementation, monitoring, and evaluation within national development frameworks and the UN Sustainable Development Partnership Framework.
  • Under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Resident Representative & Deputy Representative and the direct supervision of the Kaduna Programme Coordinator and Head, Lagos Liaison Office, with functional reporting to the Gender/RH Project Specialist, the Gender/RH Analyst works closely with UNFPA Gender/GBV unit and SRHR team for a comprehensive response to ending GBV and harmful practices.
  • S/he will also work closely with the State Ministry of Health Departments, Local Governments, NGOs and partners to enhance UNFPA programming in the three States.

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

  • The Global Affairs Canada funded Gender and HTP’s project is aimed at reducing prevalence of Gender Based Violence, Child Early and Forced Marriage, Obstetric Fistula and Female Genital Mutilation, create an enabling environment and, provide treatment and care for affected women and girls in Nigeria.
  • The programme Analyst will endeavour project achievement, supports data generation and legislations on GBV and harmful traditional practices, and implements strategic interventions addressing child marriage, female genital mutilation and obstetric fistula through delaying marriages and provision of essential services as well as social norm and behavioural change.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities
You will be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with stakeholders, government and CSOs, in designing and implementing GBV/HTP and SRHR programmes, monitoring and evaluation, in support of UNFPA’s programme goals.
  • Undertaking advocacy activities with policy makers at all levels to ensure sustained support for programme implementation in the 3 states.
  • Providing technical assistance within the framework of the Project Implementation Plan for achieving the GBV/HTP project deliverables and the SRHR and young person’s components of the Country Office Programmes.
  • Contributing to the production of Implementing Partners AWPs and annual reports.
  • Analysing and interpret the political, social and economic environment relevant to population and development, reproductive health and gender, and identify opportunities for the UNFPA assistance and intervention.
  • Identifing and monitor risks that could interfere with programme delivery and coherence in the State; and design sustainable and practicable mitigation measures.
  • Mobilizing government counterpart contributions and explore opportunities for additional resources in support of the project and UNFPA.
  • Assisting in advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of the Decentralized Office by preparing relevant documentation, i.e. project summaries, conference papers, donor profiles and participating in donor meetings and public information events.
  • Undertaking any other activities/responsibilities as needed by UNFPA Leadership.

Qualifications and Experience
Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Reproductive Health, Gender, Development Studies and/or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant post-master’s degree working experience in programming for Gender and SRH;
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic programme management with strong technical knowledge of gender/gender based violence, reproductive health and/or young people;
  • Knowledge of population, reproductive health, gender/gender-based violence and youth issues;
  • Interpersonal and communication skills for the dissemination of information and leadership for advocacy activities that should progressively lead to reduction of gender based violence;
  • Experience in working with government institutions and donor organizations;
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills;

Languages:

  • Fluency in English required.
  • Strong capability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written English will be an asset. Fluency in the local language spoken in the 3 states  –  Bauchi, Sokoto (Hausa) and Oyo State (Yoruba) would be an advantage.

Required Competencies
Values:

  • Exemplifying integrity
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system
  • Embracing diversity in all its forms
  • Embracing change

Core Competencies:

  • Commitment to UNFPA Values and Guiding Principles;
  • Developing People/Fostering Innovation and Empowerment/Performance Management;
  • Team Work/Communication/Self-Management
  • Strategic Thinking/Results Orientation and Commitment to Excellence/Decision Making;
  • Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Learning

Functional Competencies:

  • Ability to lead, develop and motivate a diverse team of specialists
  • Advocacy/advancing a policy-oriented agenda
  • Results-based programme development and management
  • Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/building strategic alliances and partnerships
  • Innovation and marketing of new approaches
  • Resource mobilization (Programme)
  • Job knowledge

UNFPA Work Environment

  • UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, Embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life.
  • We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities.

Compensation and Benefits

  • This position offers an attractive remuneration package commensurate with the level of the post
  • The package includes a competitive net salary plus cost of living adjustment, housing allowance, home leave, health insurance and other benefits.

Application Closing Date
29th August, 2019 (5pm, Nigerian Time).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • This vacancy announcement is only for nigerian nationals.
  • No expectancy of renewal in accordance with UN staff regulations 4.5.
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