Programme Specialist, GBV (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: 23418

Duration: 11 Months

The Position

Under the direct supervision of the GBV Team Leader, the incumbent is responsible to support smooth implementation of UNFPA GBV programme with a focus on nexus and humanitarian programming. 

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


Masters degree with specialization in areas such as social work, public health, gender, law/human rights, international relations, and/or other related social science disciplines.

Knowledge and Experience: 

  • At least five years of specialized experience addressing GBV at the international level; experience in this field in a humanitarian context an asset.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management experience within a multinational and multicultural environment.
  • Proved experience in survivors-centred approach
  • Direct experience providing support to GBV survivors an asset.


Fluency in French is compulsory, as well as a good level of English. 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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