Consultant: Results Reporting and Communications

Contract Type: Consultancy
Closing date: 24 February 2020 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: New York, USA

The Position:

Results planning, monitoring and reporting is coordinated from the Policy, Strategic Information and Planning branch of Policy and Strategy Division (PSD) of UNFPA. The consultant will be integrated within the Policy, Strategic Information and Planning team, and will support the duties related to results reporting and communications.

How You Can Make a Difference:

UNFPA is the lead United Nations. agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young’s person potential is fulfilled. UNFPA’s new strategic plan 2018-2021, focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal death; to end unmet need for family planning; end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction. UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results. We need staff who are transparent and exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Job Purpose:

The consultant will support the results reporting and communications functions - including support to the analysis and reporting of performance and results of the UNFPA strategic plan.

You Would Be Responsible for:

Results reporting

  • Supporting analysis of strategic plan performance
  • Supporting the quality assurance of results achieved by the organization by liaising with UNFPA country offices
  • Developing and maintaining UNFPA strategic plan database
  • Providing support in preparing Executive Director Annual Report to the Executive Board
  • Providing support in preparing results reports for donors


Results communication

  • Maintaining UNFPA results portal,
  • Preparing ‘the orange book of results’, an annual publication that consists of results achieved by UNFPA which is available for public access
  • Maintaining Policy and Strategy Division social media platforms


Any other duties as advised by the data and results monitoring specialist of Policy Strategic Information and Planning Branch of Policy and Strategy Division.


Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years of experience in results reporting and communications
  • Earlier experience in United Nations/UNFPA headquarters preferred
  • Experience in delivering innovative solutions
  • Fluency in English, with the ability to write clearly and concisely.


Required Competencies



  • Exemplifying integrity,
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system,
  • Embracing cultural diversity,
  • Embracing change

Functional Competencies:

  • Advocacy/and communication skills
  • External and internal relations;
  • Innovative thinking;
  • Generating, managing and promoting the use of knowledge and information.

Core Competencies:

  • Achieving results,
  • Being accountable,
  • Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen,
  • Thinking analytically and strategically,
  • Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships,
  • Communicating for impact


Compensation and Benefits

This position offers an attractive remuneration, paid monthly.


UNFPA does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fees in connection with the application on recruitment process. Fraudulent notices, letters or offers may be submitted to the UNFPA fraud hotline

How to apply

Please send your application and a short letter of motivation with "Consultant Results Reporting" in the subject to Ivy Jagganarine at by 24 February 2020.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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