Humanitarian Coordinator, Bangui, Central African Republic, P5

  • Level: P-5
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Closing date: 08 Feb 2022 05:00 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: Bangui

The Position: 

Under the overall supervision of the UNFPA Representative and working in a programme team led by the Deputy Representative the incumbent will ensure effective and efficient coordination, programmatic and operational support to UNFPA’s humanitarian programming and response in CAR as relevant, supporting CO in implementing the Country Programme. The thematic focus of the humanitarian support will be centered on Reproductive Health with support to GBV as required by the Gender team, but will also coordinate the country office’s humanitarian response and planning related to youth and data 

To ensure its timely implementation, responsibilities and tasks of the Humanitarian Coordinator, may include, but are not limited to the following:

Qualifications and Experience


Advanced university degree in Humanitarian Assistance, Public Health, Social Sciences, Demography, Gender and/or other related fields. 

Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least 7 years of relevant experience preferably in humanitarian affairs, emergency relief management, public health or other related areas, prior experience in region an asset 
  • Experience in design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects, humanitarian programming and coordination. 
  • Proven management, coordination and of programme development skills, 
  • Analytical and strategic thinking, results oriented, commitment to excellence and able to work efficiently under high pressure, 
  • Track record of building strategic alliances and partnerships, strong communication and networking skills; strong organizational skills, 
  • Appropriate and transparent decision making abilities, 
  • Knowledge and understanding of UN humanitarian relief operations and procedures, 
  • Good level of emotional intelligence, empathy and conflict management as well as negotiating skills, Experience in the UN system would be an asset.  


Fluency in French and working knowledge of English are required. 


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