GBV Programme Coordinator, Sanaa, Yemen, P4

Level: P-4
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 28 March 2021 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Sanaa
Job ID: 35719

The Position:

The GBV Programme Coordinator is located in Yemen Country Office. Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Representative, and direct reporting to the Humanitarian Coordinator, the GBV Programme Coordinator provides leadership and advice to the Country Office (CO) on all aspects related to planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of CO GBV activities. The GBV Programme Coordinator supervises CO staff under the GBV Unit.

 How the Incumbent 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 (2018-2021), 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.

Job Purpose:

The GBV Programme Coordinator ensures timely effective and efficient implementation of GBV programming, manages the GBV Programme Unit, and actively participates and ensures UNFPA representation in sector working groups. He/She will develop strong, collaborative relationships across the organization to ensure an integrated response, and with external partners. The GBV Programme Coordinator will ensure the application of effective Programme planning, monitoring and evaluation principles; identify bottlenecks in GBV prevention and response across UNFPA response in the Country; devise strategies to address them and ensure application of a resilience approach in the humanitarian response while addressing the humanitarian-development nexus programmatic implementation; provide leadership to ensure that technical knowledge is updated and disseminated for effective implementation. 


Qualifications and Experience

Experience and Knowledge:

Master's degree, in international relations/humanitarian law, social anthropology or related fields;

7 years of Proven specialized experience in GBV prevention and response, and experience in this field at international level in a humanitarian context.

Demonstrated leadership and management experience within a multinational and multicultural environment.

Technical knowledge of current developments on GBV related morbidity and mortality reduction.

Ability to develop and coordinate GBV programs that target refugees, IDPs/returnees and their host communities.

Strong expertise in capacity development

Knowledge and understanding of the GBV in low resource settings, particularly in the areas of GBV.

Exceptional interpersonal, communication, networking, and negotiation skills.

Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral forms.

Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS word, Excel, etc), experience in handling of web based management systems.

Languages: Proficiency in English oral and written is a must. Working level of Arabic is desirable.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Population : 30.5 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 72%
Girls 0.59%

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