National Post: Programme Officer, Deir ezzor,Syria, NOA

Level: NOA
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Closing date: 12 February 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Deir ezzor, Syria
Job ID: 20878

  • Participates in the identification and formulation of the country Programme and component projects by compiling and analyzing information in the subject areas of UNFPA assistance to the Government, drafts project documents and work plans and prepares tables and statistical data.
  • In cooperation with relevant CO units monitors project and Programme activities, establishing and implementing mechanisms to systematically assess the achievement of results, conducting field visits, participating in review meetings and monitoring missions and preparing regular inputs to status and progress reports. Analyzes factors affecting the achievement of results, recommends corrective actions and follows up on recommendations.
  • Contributes to creation and sharing of knowledge by synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned, success stories and best practices, strategies and approaches of the CO, and drafting relevant materials for dissemination.
  • Supports advocacy and resource mobilization strategy of the CO by compiling and synthesizing relevant background materials for use in discussions and public events. Establishes and maintains network of donor and public information contacts and provides assistance in organizing and conducting donor meetings and public information events.
  • Analyzes and interprets the political, social and economic environment relevant to population and development, reproductive health and gender, and identifies opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention. Keeps abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks, and prepares briefs and inputs for policy dialogue, technical assistance coordination, and development frameworks.

Education and Experience :

Advanced degree in health, population, demography and/or other related social science field. Experience in resilience programing is an asset. Also Prior experience in the field of development and population activities would be desirable.

Or Bachelor’s degree in health, population, demography and/or other related social science field. with Two years’ professional experience in the field of development and population activities, preferably in Programme/ project management .


Fluency in English is required. 

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Syrian Arab Republic
Population : 17.5 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 49%
Girls 48%