NATIONAL POST: National Coordinator FGM / GBV

Level: SB4
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 6 October 2017 - 5:00pm (Banjul time)
Duty station: Banjul, Gambia

***  OPEN ONLY TO NATIONALS OF THE GAMBIA ***

Job Purpose

The UNFPA / Government of The Gambia 8th Country Programme focuses on two outcomes: (i) Sexual and Reproductive Health and (ii) Adolescents and Youth. To support the implementation of the programme and quality delivery, the UNFPA Country Office is seeking a National Coordinator FGM/GBV.

The National Coordinator FGM/GBV is located in The Gambia Country Office. The National Coordinator FGM/GBV will support the strengthening of capacity of the Gender machinery to better coordinate FGM/C and GBV intervention.  S/he will support the Women’s Bureau and other actors in coordinating all FGM/C and GBV activities including the work of the National Steering Committee on FGM/C and GBV.

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

  • Advanced Degree in Social Sciences, Law, or other related areas is required.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 5 years post graduate work experience
  • Experience in research, project proposal writing, monitoring, evaluation and report writing.  
  • Good communication skills
  • Good qualitative and quantitative data analysis skills
  • Client oriented and strong team work;
  • Strong communications and writing skills in English;
  • Proficiency in current office software applications.

Language(s):

  • Fluency in English is required. 

HOW TO APPLY

Interested individuals are encouraged to visit UNFPA, the Gambia website located at http://gambia.unfpa.org/en/vacancies and its social media sites for downloadable templates.  Please submit your application electronically to the dedicated email vacancy.gambia@unfpa.org in the following format: cover letter, completed and signed UN Personal History Form P.11 (CV outlining academic and professional experience) addressed to:

 The Chief of Operations

UNFPA,The Gambia

UN House

5 Kofi Annan Street

Cape Point, Bakau

All applications should be clearly marked with the JOB TITLE of the position applied for.

 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

the Gambia
Population : 2.1 mil
Fertility rate
5.5
Maternal Mortality Ratio
706
Contraceptives prevalence rate
12
Population aged 10-24
32%