National Programme Analyst, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

Level: NOB
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 22 February 2018 - 5:00pm (Colombo time)
Duty station: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Job ID: 14292

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS OPEN ONLY TO NATIONALS OF SRI LANKA

Position Summary:

Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (NPA - SRHR) substantively contributes to the effective management of UNFPA activities in the area of Sexual and Reproducitve Health and Rights. S/he analyses and assesses relevant political, social and economic trends and provides substantive inputs to project formulation and evaluation, joint programming initiatives and national development frameworks. The NPA - SRHR guides and facilitates the delivery of UNFPA's programmes by monitoring results achieved during implementation. S/he ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

 Advanced university degree in health, population, demography and/or other related social science field.
Knowledge and Experience:
Two years professional experience in the field of development and population activities, preferably in programme/ project management and policy advocacy.
 Languages:
 Full proficiency in English (including excellent writing and communication skills), and Sinhala or Tamil is required.
 Computer proficiency:
 Proficiency in current office software applications

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Sri Lanka
Population : 20.9 mil
Fertility rate
2
Maternal Mortality Ratio
30
Contraceptives prevalence rate
72
Population aged 10-24
23%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 84%
Girls 87%