Programme Coordinator, CERF (Temporary Appointment), Kinshasa, DRC, P-3

Level: P-3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Closing date: 22 May 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Job ID: 23409

Duration: 9 Months

The Position

Working closely with UNFPA humanitarian coordinator and the GBV programme coordinator, the CERF project coordinator will be under the overall leadership of the Country Office Representative, and will directly report to the Deputy Representative. The CERF Project Coordinator contributes to the implementation and management of quality, timely delivery of the project results.

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 that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; 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.

Qualifications and Experience

Education:

Advanced university Degree in Public Health, Medicine, Sociology, Demography, Gender, Economics or other related fields.

Knowledge and experience:

  • Minimum of five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the substantive area, preferably in public, NGO and/or international institutions.
  • Field experience in SRHR, GBV is required.
  • Experience of work in humanitarian context is required.
  • Good knowledge of the programme development mechanism of the United Nations country programmes and familiarity with UNFPA programmes and policies.
  • Familiarity with UNFPA/UN country operations and procedures an asset.
  • Field experience is required;

Language:

  • Fluency in French and working knowledge in English.
  • Fluency in English is an asset

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Population : 86.7 mil
Fertility rate
5.8
Maternal Mortality Ratio
693
Contraceptives prevalence rate
25
Population aged 10-24
32%