Programme Specialist, Baghdad, Iraq

Level: P-3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Closing date: 9 October 2017 - 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: Baghdad, Iraq
Job ID: 12313

Job Summary

The post of Programme Specialist, Youth, is located in Baghdad office of UNFPA Country Office Iraq and reports to Senior Program Coordinator.

The Program Specialist-Youth, will be responsible for the provision of technical and advisory services to support the youth activities in the country office. S/he will provide technical support for relevant capacity building activities, coordinate partnerships and mobilize political support for national policies and programmes for youth with a particular focus on prevention of violent extremism, life skills education, civic engagement and adolescent health services.

Education:  
•    Master’s Degree in public health, population science, sociology, public administration, or other related field

Knowledge and Experience:
•    5 years of progressively responsible professional work experience with a minimum of 2 years of experience in humanitarian and relief operations;
•    Strong technical knowledge in the youth programming and application of social and behavioral change in the area of youth
•    Experience in project management
•    Proven ability to produce demonstrable results
•    Extensive network within the development and humanitarian community
•    Ability to work under pressure
•    Ability to work in teams and in a multi-disciplinary, complex and multi-country programme environment

Languages:
•    Fluency in English is required

 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Iraq
Population : 37.5 mil
Fertility rate
4.4
Maternal Mortality Ratio
50
Contraceptives prevalence rate
56
Population aged 10-24
31%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 49%
Girls 40%