NATIONAL POST, Project Officer, Comprehensive Sexuality Education, Kathmandu, Nepal CO, NOA

Level: NOA
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 21 Août 2018 - 5:00pm (Kathmandu time)
Duty station: Kathmandu, Nepal
Job ID: 17741

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS ONLY FOR NATIONALS OF NEPAL.

The Position:

The Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) Project Officer will work to provide required technical assistance and capacity building support in implementation of CSE programme in line with UNFPA’s 8th Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) 2018-2022 and UNFPA’s Strategic Plan (2018-2021). The CSE Project Officer will work under the overall direction and supervision of the CSE Project Coordinator, and in close coordination with the Ministry of Education (MoE) and related Divisions/Units; Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP)/ Family Health Division and related Divisions/centers, Sub-national authorities, partner UN agencies and I/NGOs.

The incumbent will work closely with relevant UNFPA colleagues across sectors and at all levels of the organization. S/he will participate in related technical committees and sub-groups assigned to him/her.

Job Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to enable effective implementation of the CSE programme that is currently under implementation in 10 districts across Nepal. The current two projects 1) Achieving Gender Equality through Education through the Expansion of Comprehensive Sexuality Education in Schools, funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and 2) Empowering Adolescent Girls and Young Women through the Provision of Comprehensive Sexuality Education and a Safe Learning Environment in Nepal, funded by KOICA in partnership with UNESCO will continue until 2021 and 2020 respectively. 

In the present federal context, the programme aims to engage with the relevant provincial and local authorities for prioritization and integration of CSE in education and health programmes, and to strengthen capacity of the government officials and service providers in this regard.  Further, the programme aims to closely engage with other local stakeholders including adolescents to create an enabling environment for CSE teaching and learning.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

 Advance University degree in Public Health, Social Science or related field. 

Knowledge and Experience:

At least two years of professional experience in planning, programming, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, preferably in the area of CSE and/or life-skills education.

Good analytical skills and ability to interpret complex socio-cultural backgrounds as well as quickly obtain an overview of a variety of activities and approaches of national and international actors.

Experience of working with Government and Non-Government partners at the national and local level, with current knowledge in decentralization of education system in the federal context and of the latest developments in the field of CSE is preferable.

Excellent written skills and ability to elaborate reports, document and disseminate good practices and programme successes for further dissemination.

Excellent computer knowledge and skills.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Nepal
Population : 29.3 mil
Taux de fertilité
2.1
Ratio de mortalité maternelle
258
Taux de prévalence contraceptive
54
Population âgée de 10 à 24 ans
32%
Inscription des jeunes en enseignement secondaire
Garçons 58%
Filles 63%