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United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Vacancy Announcement for Various Positions

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UNFPA Vacancy Notice

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is looking for qualified candidates for UNFPA Nepal Country Office 

1. Job Title: Head of Provincial Office (1 position)

  • Category: Fixed-Term Appointment NOC
  • Job Opening ID: 40845
  • Duty Station: Janakpur/ Dhangadhi/ Butwal
  • Deadline: 4 February 2022 by 5 pm Nepal time
  • Duration: 1 Year Initially

Position:

The Head of the Provincial Office (PO) plays a leadership role in determining the priorities and shaping strategic interventions at the provincial and local level in the development and humanitarian contexts in line with UNFPA's mandate.

S/he ensures the effective management of UNFPA activities across result areas within the respective Province and priority Municipalities to accelerate the achievement of the ICPD Programme of Action and Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.

S/he leads and motivates the UNFPA provincial and local staff to advance the UNFPA policy and programme results in collaboration with the UNFPA Country Office in Kathmandu and other development partners. 

S/he effectively positions UNFPA to lead on issues of population and development, sexual and reproductive health, and gender equality in development and humanitarian contexts through policy advocacy efforts, ensuring coordinated engagement across the UN system with national counterparts and other development partners.     

S/he substantively contributes to the management, coordination and quality assurance of planning, implementation, monitoring and results reporting of UNFPA interventions in the Province and priority Municipalities.

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the UNFPA Representative, the Head of the Provincial Office contributes to expanding the range of UNFPA deliverables in the Province and priority Municipalities, within UNFPA's mandate, based on national, provincial and local level priorities and in collaboration with the key stakeholders at all levels and is responsible for:

  • Advocacy and Policy Dialogue
  • Programme Management and Coordination
  • Provincial Office Management and Leadership

2. Job Title: Communications and Media Specialist (1 position)

  • Category: Fixed-Term Appointment NOC
  • Job Opening ID: 40863
  • Duty Station: Kathmandu
  • Deadline: 4 February 2022 by 5 pm Nepal time
  • Duration: 1 Year Initially

Position:

The Communications and Media Specialist is responsible for providing strategic advice and leadership to the overall development,  management, and execution of UNFPA Country Office external and internal strategic communications and media outreach efforts. Under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Representative, s/he will lead and coordinate UNFPA Nepal's communication and media activities with a view to support and advance the UNFPA country programme and projects results, to promote public and media outreach, and to facilitate resource mobilization and political support for the International Conference on Population and Development Programme of Action and SDGs.

S/he will be responsible for:

  • Communication and Media Strategy Development and Implementation
  • Networking and Partnerships
  • Advocacy and Resource Mobilization Support
  • Knowledge Management

3. Job Title: Population & Sustainable Development Policy Specialist (1 position)

  • Category: Fixed Term Appointment, NOC
  • Job Opening ID: 40864
  • Duty Station: Kathmandu
  • Deadline: 4 February 2022 by 5 pm Nepal time
  • Duration: 1 Year Initially

Position: The Policy Specialist, Population and Sustainable Development (P&SD), leads UNFPA's work in sustainable development, population dynamics and data, to offer policy insights into how demographic changes shape social, economic and environmental development; informs economic and development planning including the setting of targets and financing; and helps accelerate the achievement of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Programme of Action and Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. Population dynamics plays an important role in determining pathways to sustainable development, making it a critical factor in formulating and implementing development strategies, policies and programmes at all levels. Strong data systems enable countries to track and address inequalities and target their investments at the federal, provincial and local levels. Reporting directly to the Representative, s/he will be responsible for:

  • Policy Dialogue and Advocacy
  • Technical Leadership on Population and Development
  • Programme Management
  • Knowledge Management

4. Job Title: Humanitarian Specialist (1 position)

  • Category: Fixed Term Appointment, NOC
  • Job Opening ID: 40890
  • Duty Station: Kathmandu
  • Deadline: 4 February 2022 by 5 pm Nepal time
  • Duration: 1 Year Initially

The Position:

The Humanitarian Specialist plays a leadership role in humanitarian preparedness and response for the UNFPA Nepal country and provincial offices. S/he is responsible for providing technical inputs to the planning, conceptualization, implementation, monitoring of the UNFPA supported humanitarian preparedness and response initiatives across the country. S/he will maintain collaborative relationships with the relevant government line ministries and departments, civil society organizations, the United Nations funds, programmes specialized agencies and other humanitarian partners, at all levels.

Reporting directly to the Deputy Representative, h/she will be responsible for:

  • Humanitarian Coordination
  • Programme Development and Implementation
  • Advocacy, Communication and Resource Mobilization

5. Job Title: Programme Analyst, Data (1 position)

  • Category: Fixed Term Appointment, NOB
  • Job Opening ID: 40866
  • Duty Station: Kathmandu
  • Deadline: 4 February 2022 by 5 pm Nepal time
  • Duration: 1 Year Initially

The Position:

The Programme Analyst, Data, is responsible for the generation and analysis of socio-economic and demographic data at national, provincial and local levels.

S/he supports UNFPA undertaking evidence-based advocacy and policy work and informs and guides programme interventions for the accelerated achievement of the ICPD Programme of Action and the 2030 Agenda.

S/he supports all UNFPA programmatic areas through the generation and use of data, and data-based analytical products and demographic intelligence at national and sub-national levels for upstream policy engagement and programme planning and implementation. S/he will help to build the in-house statistical literacy of UNFPA staff and partners across programmatic areas. Reporting directly to the Programme Specialist, Population Policy and Data, s/he will be responsible for:

  • Technical Support
  • Programme management
  • Knowledge management

6. Job Title: Programme Analyst, Sexual and Reproductive Health (1 position)

  • Category: Fixed Term Appointment, NOB
  • Job Opening ID: 40865
  • Duty Station: Kathmandu
  • Deadline: 4 February 2022 by 5 pm Nepal time
  • Duration: 1 Year Initially

The Position:

The Programme Analyst, Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRI-I) manages UNFPA's work on sexual and reproductive health and rights, for accelerating the achievement of the ICPD Programme of Action and SDGs. S/he provides technical and policy advice in sexual and reproductive health, promotes rights-based approaches, positions UNFPA's work strategically within the health sector, and ensures linkages with other UNFPA programmes in the areas of adolescent and youth, gender equality and population dynamics. S/he will work under the overall supervision of the Programme Specialist, SRHR and is responsible for:

  • Policy Dialogue and Technical Support
  • Advocacy and Resource Mobilization
  • Programme Management and Coordination

Eligibility criteria for the above positions:

Please visit the UNFPA electronic application management system for the complete Terms of References.

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.

A full job description of the position can be accessed at https://nepal.unfpa.org/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/step-step-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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