Deputy Executive Director for Programme (DED-Programme) at the Assistant Secretary General (ASG) level

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 20 November 2017 - 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: New York, USA
Job ID: 12734

                                                                      

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, 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.

JOIN A NEW GENERATION OF LEADERSHIP

  • Do you have the experience and passion to lead a dynamic, international, rights-based organisation
  • Can you advocate for the rights of young people and women to make informed decisions about their sexual reproductive health?
  • Are you a catalyst for change, action, partnership and innovation?

If you have answered yes, UNFPA invites you to apply to the position of:

Deputy Executive Director for Programme (DED-Programme) at the Assistant Secretary General (ASG) level

Our Strategic Plan focuses on achieving universal access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, and has three transformative results to be reached by 2030: end preventable maternal deaths, end the unmet need for family planning, and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. To lead our work in delivering on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and contribute to the Secretary General’s vision for UN reform, UNFPA is seeking a dynamic leader for the DED-Programme position who can manage a diverse portfolio and drive collaboration with governments, UN and bilateral agencies, civil society and the private sector to make a positive difference in the lives of billions of people.

How to Apply

If you wish to be considered for this position please upload your CV by Monday, 20 November, 2017 5pm EST. SRI-Executive has been retained by UNFPA to evaluate all candidate applications received for this position. All information will be kept in the strictest confidence, as we pride ourselves on professionalism and confidentiality. 

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