NATIONAL POST: (RE-ADVERTISEMENT) - Programme Analyst, RHCS, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Country Office, NOB

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 23 May 2019 - 5:00pm(Port Moresby time)
Duty station: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Job ID: 21530


The Position:

The Programme Analyst, RHCSC is located at the UNFPA Papua New Guinea Country Office (CO) and reports to the International Programme Specialist (FP/MH/RHCS) particularly to plan and deliver the supplies programme and support other maternal health initiatives.  Due to the linkages of supplies in humanitarian settings you will also support the International Programme Coordinator.

You will report directly to the UNFPA Deputy Representative    

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for reproductive health and rights and delivers 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.

UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need principled and ethical staff, who embody human rights norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction; 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:

You will be responsible to support the substantive contribution to the strategic planning of meeting RH commodity needs and assist the country of PNG to move towards more predictable, planned and sustainable nationally driven approaches to securing essential supplies and ensuring their use. UNFPA works closely with the PNG National Department of Health (NDOH) to support Reproductive Health Commodity Security (RHCS) and Comprehensive Condom Programming (CCP) activities; to this end you will also expected to build staff capacity to manage the procurement and logistics of RH commodities in the National Department of Health.


Qualifications and Experience


Advanced degree in health, pharmacy, business administration or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

Minimum of two years of progressively responsible professional experience in the development sector with practical experience in programme management, providing capacity development and policy support.

Prior working experience in the area of Reproductive Health Commodity Supply Chain management is essential.

A clear understanding about the existing laws, policies, strategies and action plans in relation to RHCSC.

Experience using office software packages and web-based management systems.

Previous work experience with the UN/UNFPA is an asset.


Fluency in English; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French and/or Spanish, is desirable.


We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Population : 204.6 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 49%
Girls 40%
Papua New Guinea
Population : 8.6 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 36%
Girls 30%