NATIONAL POST: Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), and Youth and Adolescents Specialist, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia CO, NOC

Level: NOC
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 7 March 2019 - 5:00pm(Ulaanbaatar time)
Duty station: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Job ID: 21283

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS ONLY FOR NATIONALS OF MONGOLIA.

The Position:

The SRHR and Adolescents and Youth Specialist is located in the Mongolia Country Office (CO) and reports to the UNFPA Assistant Representative.

How you can make a difference:

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering 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.

In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

UNFPA is seeking candidates who can transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained programme results; who are transparent and professional in managing the resources and results efficiently and effectively; and who are committed to make a difference in ensuring sexual and reproductive health for all.

Job Purpose:

The SRHR and Adolescents and Youth Specialist ensures the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of sexual and reproductive health and rights with a particular focus on adolescents and youth. He/she will manage Adolescents and Youth Programme Component of the Country Programme with a focus on integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) policy, rights-based family planning, midwifery workforce development, and Reproductive Health Commodity Security (RHCS), provision of adolescent and youth friendly health and development services in the middle income country context. S/he leads SRH and adolescents and youth programme formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and provides advisory for national development frameworks. S/he leads strengthening strategic partnerships in the area of sexual and reproductive health for UNFPA’s mandate and programme delivery through proactive engagement, policy advocacy, resource mobilization and effective communication. S/he works with the programme team and collaborates with the CO’s operations/administrative support staff.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

Advanced degree in Public health, Demography, Gender and/or Social Statistics or any other related fields.

Knowledge and Experience:

Minimum five years of professional experience in the field of youth leaderships, participation and empowerment, and/or sexual and reproductive health and rights

An experience in programme/ project management is required

An experience to work with youth organizations is an asset.

Languages:

Fluency both English and Mongolia is required.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Madagascar
Population : 27 mil
Fertility rate
4
Maternal Mortality Ratio
353
Contraceptives prevalence rate
47
Population aged 10-24
33%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 28%
Girls 30%
Mongolia
Population : 3.2 mil
Fertility rate
2.6
Maternal Mortality Ratio
44
Contraceptives prevalence rate
58
Population aged 10-24
22%