UN Programme Specialist Family Planning Job Careers – United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Job Title:      Programme
Specialist Family Planning

Organization: United
Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda

Grade: NO-C

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 – Family Planning
will be responsible for leading the Family Planning Programme at UNFPA Uganda Country
Office, reporting directly to the Head of the Integrated Sexual and
Reproductive Health and Rights (ISRHR) team/Assistant Representative.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNFPA Programme
    Specialist Family Planning job opportunity should hold an advanced degree
    in Public health, health policy population, development, and/or other
    related field.
  • 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.
  • Languages: Fluency
    in English; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French
    and/or Spanish, is desirable.

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: 24th May 2019

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