The Assistant Representative is located in Managua, Nicaragua and reports to the UNFPA Representative in Nicaragua. S/he acts on behalf of the Representative in his/her absence
In Coordination with the Representative, the Assistant Representative designs, develops, and manages an innovative and responsive country programme. The Assistant Representative leads the programme team, inspiring it to translate the regional and country goals into specific solutions and results.
Advanced degree in Public Health, Medicine, Sociology, Demography, Gender, International Relations, International Development, Economics, Public Administration, Management or other related field.
Knowledge and Experience:
- 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of development and population activities, including programme designing, appraising and management.
- Demonstrated ability to refine programme design, mobilize resources, establish strategic partnerships and ensure alignment of organizational programme objectives to national priorities/capacities.
- Proven ability to lead and manage teams to achieve demonstrable results.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills to foster engaged partnerships at a high level of representation and to maintain political partnerships.
We are no longer accepting applications for this position.