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UNFPA Nepal Job Vacancy for Local Unit Programme Coordinator and Programme and Finance Assistant 

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United Nations Population Fund UNFPA Vacancy

UNFPA Nepal Job Vacancy for Local Unit Programme Coordinator and Programme and Finance Assistant 

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is looking for qualified candidates for UNFPA Nepal Country Office for the position of Local Unit Programme Coordinator and Programme and Finance Assistant: Re-advertisement: 

Position:  Local Unit Programme Coordinator 
Job Opening ID: 36549
No. of positions:  4 Positions
Category:  Service Contract [SB 5/Peg 1]
Duty Station:  Udayapur, Okhaldhunga, Bajura, and Achham
Deadline: Thursday, 22 April 2021 by 5.00 pm Nepal time

Background: Advancing gender equality and promoting the empowerment of women are key priorities in the UNFPA Strategic Plan 2018-2021. UNFPA is a leading player in Gender-Based Violence prevention and response in Nepal. The Country Office manages a portfolio of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) programmes, focused both on multi-sectoral essential services and on prevention. This includes its flagship GBV Prevention and Response programme (Phase II). Evaluations and reviews have shown positive results from the first phase of the programme, and there is scope to consolidate and further expand the GBV portfolio through a second phase. The Local Unit Programme Coordinator will be based at the district level and will be responsible for liaison and coordination with the local government and Implementing Partners. S/he will oversee the implementation of the GBV programme activities at the district level and establish strong working relationships with Palika officials and key stakeholders.

Eligibility: Master's Degree in Gender Studies, Public Administration, Gender-Based Violence, Development Studies, Social Sciences or relevant disciplines; At least 7 years of progressive working experience at the community, district and national levels in programme planning, management, monitoring and evaluation, in a related field preferably within the UN system; Good analytical skills and ability to understand and adapt to complex socio-cultural backgrounds in terms of overall programming; Excellent command of oral and written English and Nepali are essential; Knowledge of other local languages will be an advantage; Demonstrated leadership, facilitation and team working skills and ability to establish harmonious working relations with Government counterparts, 1/NG0s, CSOs and other UN agencies; Demonstrated capability and good understanding of UNFPA's mandate; Proficient in application of computer/office software packages (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint etc.); Experience of working in the UN will be an asset; Experience in office management and documentation; Willingness to travel frequently.

Re-advertisement:

Position: Programme and Finance Assistant 
Job Opening ID: 36551
No. of positions:  1 Position
Category:  Service Contract [SB 3/Peg 2]
Duty Station:  Dhangadhi
Deadline: Thursday, 22 April 2021 by 5.00 pm Nepal time

Background: Advancing gender equality and promoting the empowerment of women are key priorities in the UNFPA Strategic Plan 2018-2021. UNFPA is a leading player in Gender-Based Violence prevention and response in Nepal. The Country Office manages a portfolio of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) programmes, focused both on multi-sectoral essential services and on prevention. This includes its flagship GBV Prevention and Response programme (Phase II). The Programme and Finance Assistant provides programmatic, secretarial, administrative, logistical and financial support in the implementation of programme activities, while ensuring full compliance with UNFPA rules, regulations, policies and strategies. S/he provides effective communications support, supports data collection and analysis for programme management, and contributes to tracking progress of the programme implementation.

Eligibility: Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Accountancy, Chartered Accountancy and related fields is required; Minimum of three (3) years professional experience in similar role; Experience in research assistance and general understanding of programme support, monitoring and evaluation is desirable; Good writing and communication skills with the ability to draft correspondence in a clear, accurate and concise manner; Experience and knowledge of working with the United Nations is preferable; Good interpersonal, planning, organizational and multitasking skills; Ability to work independently and harmoniously in a team environment; Computer literacy - Proficiency in the use of MS Office Packages and ERP systems; Good knowledge of Atlas/PeopleSoft is an asset; Fluency in written and spoken English and Nepali is required.

How to apply: UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy.

The above post is being re-advertised to widen the pool of candidates. All previous candidates need not re-apply.

A full job description of the position can be accessed at https://nepal.unfoa.org/en/vacancies/ and only online applications using this link will be accepted.

Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at https://www.unfpa.org/resources/step­step-guide-applying-jobs-unfpa Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.

Notice: There is no application, processing or other fees 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.

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.

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