National Post:Head of Field Operations Unit, Deir ezzor, Syria, NOC

Level: NOC
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Closing date: 12 February 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Deir ezzor, Syria
Job ID: 20864

Job Summary

The primary roles and responsibilities of the Head of Field Operations Unit include: supporting the implementation of UNFPA mandate issues, in particular RH and GBV needs for the area, also Humanitarian Needs Overview  in Deir ezzor governorate and the surrounding areas, including: AL-Rekkah, Hasakeh;  to develop and maintain partnerships with State/local authorities, UN system organizations, multi and bilateral international development agencies, civil society and local communities, and ensure availability of efficient and effective operations management services.


Advanced degree in social work or other social sciences, public health, community health, international relations, international law, human rights or related field;

Knowledge and Experience:

 A minimum of 5 years of experience in social sciences and program management, experience in reproductive health   gender issues is an asset and their application in international humanitarian or development settings;

Experience in humanitarian coordination;

Knowledge of thehumanitarian reform process and roles/responsibilities of humanitarian actors;

Demonstrable knowledge of reproductive health issues and/or protection issues in humanitarian settings, and of humanitarian emergency operations and roles/responsibilities of humanitarian actors;

 Experience in program management;

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Syrian Arab Republic
Population : 18.5 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 46%
Girls 45%