International Programme Coordinator, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn & Adolescent Health, Port au Prince, Haiti

Level: P-4
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 8 January 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Port au Prince, Haiti with frequent displacement to South and Grande Anse Department
Job ID: 19866

Job Summary

The post is under the overall guidance and leadership of the Representative and direct supervision of the Deputy Representative with inputs from the programme and Operation staffs in the country office. The International programme coordinator plays the leading role in the formulation and delivery of the Joint Project (UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNICEF and OPS/OMS). He/sheworks in close collaboration with the staffs, the consultants recruited by the other agencies as part of the joint project. He / she places under his direct supervision the personnel recruited by UNFPA for this project who will be placed in the offices of Les Cayes and / or Grande Anse.


Advanced degree in Public Health, Medicine, Management science, Demography, programme administration, Gender, Management or other related field.

Knowledge and Experience: 

• Seven (7) years of increasingly responsible professional experience in developmental work, especially programme/Project management (planning, design, monitoring and evaluation), with at least 5 years in Sexual and Reproductive Health/Maternal and Newborn Health.

• Demonstrated ability to refine programme design to ensure alignment of organizational programme objectives to national priorities/capacities.   

• Strong interest in development work, especially the mission of the United Nations Population Fund and dedication to the principles of the United Nations; and,

• Substantive knowledge and practical experience in managing programmes (Emocs programme with FBR experience, will be an added advantage)

• Experience in working in a multi-cultural environment is required, and working in a humanitarian context a strong asset,

• Strong results orientation, with proven experience in using results-based management tools

• Strong analytical and strategic thinking and sound judgment; team building and advocacy skills

• Able to promote teamwork between Ministry of Health, project implementing partners, UNFPA and project closely associate UN Agencies (WHO, UNICEF, UNAIDS), as well as project funding donors

• Proficiency in office software applications (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)

• Strong interest in development work, especially the mission of UNFPA and dedication to the principles of the United Nations;

• Willingness to work in a non-family duty station.


Languages:  Fluency in French.  English may be required.  Creole is an asset

Computer skills: Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems. 

Other Desirable Skills: Knowledge and working experience in Haiti is an asset


We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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