Programme Coordinator, Gender Based Violence, Tunis, Tunisia, P-3

Level: P-3
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 29 July 2020 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Tunis, Tunisia
Job ID: 31522

The Position:

The GBV Coordinator will work in close collaboration with the UNFPA field and sub-offices, area humanitarian country teams, the GBV Programme Specialist and other sectors and programme units. The GBV Coordinator will facilitate and coordinate the implementation of multi-sectoral, interagency GBV interventions at the national level.

You will report directly to the 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 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.

Job Purpose:

You will be responsible of GBV prevention and response programme coordination & monitoring; GBV coordination in humanitarian situations, including GBV IMS and Strengthening of CO’s strategic partnerships.


Advanced University Degree(Master) in social work or other social sciences, public health, community health, international relations, international law, human rights or related field.

Knowledge and Experience: 

• Minimum 5 years of experience working on gender-based violence, preferably in a humanitarian context.

• Experience leading inter-agency coordination mechanisms with a wide range of stakeholders.

• Demonstrable knowledge of the critical components to facilitate effective inter-agency coordination.

•  Awareness and demonstrable knowledge of how GBV manifests in humanitarian settings and ability to describe context-specific prevention and response actions.

• Demonstrable knowledge of humanitarian emergency operations, including the Cluster System and HPC, and roles/responsibilities of key humanitarian actors.

• Experience designing and managing GBV programmes (recommended).


Fluency in both written and spoken English and working knowledge of other UN language, preferably Arabic.


We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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