The post is located in the Arab States Regional Office, Cairo, Egypt. The Programme Specialist reports and works in close collaboration/coordination with the RH adviser, and humanitarian adviser and other programme specialists and advisers. The incumbent will coordinate technical and programme support functions in reproductive health and humanitarian support the Regional Office, be responsible for ensuring that this support and guidance in the area of SRH/Humanitarian is provided to countries in an integrated and coordinated manner.
How you can make a difference:
UNFPA 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. UNFPA’s new strategic plan (2022-2025), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and 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, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
Qualifications and Experiences
Education: Advanced university degree in medicine, public health or related social sciences;
Knowledge and Experience:
7 years of progressively responsible professional experience, including management experiences in RH programming, humanitarian or fragile contexts or a related area, experiences at the international level is an asset.
Proven track record in RH, programme planning and management, or working with government and international organisations and INGOs;
Documentation, or participation in publishing, editing lessons learned and /or reflecting strategic Reproductive Health / Public Health and humanitarian issues is an asset;
Participation in national, regional, international networks and fora on reproductive health is an asset;
Ability and practical experiences to address strategic reproductive health issues like integration of SRH service in the basic health care services, human resource planning, budgeting and financing, logistics and accessibility;
Language: Excellent written and oral communications skills. Fluency in English is required; knowledge of Arabic or French is an asset..
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