Programme Specialist,Reproductive Health, Aden, Yemen

Level: P-3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment
Closing date: 27 March 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Aden, Yemen
Job ID: 22026

Job Summary

Under the overall supervision and guidance of UNFPA Representative, RH Humanitarian Coordinator and the Humanitarian Program Coordinator based in Sana’a and the direct supervision of the head of Aden office, the Reproductive Health Specialist will be based in Aden to provide oversight and technical leadership to reproductive health programs in the southern parts of Yemen.

Job Purpose

Overall coordination for effective and efficient implementation of the reproductive health component in southern Yemen while contributing to the Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan. The RH specialist will oversee the RH humanitarian interventions in the Aden hub, and the sub-hubs or Turba, Mokha and Mukalla.

Education: 

Advanced University degree in Medicine/Health sciences, Public Health,

Knowledge and Experience:

5 years of relevant professional experiences in humanitarian technical assistance, programming and management in reproductive health or public health.

Knowledge of UNFPA humanitarian Fast Track procedures is an advantage

Experience in working in hardship fragile context is an advantage

Proficiency in current office software applications;

Fluency in English required, good knowledge of Arabic is an asset

 

 

 

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Yemen
Population : 28.9 mil
Fertility rate
3.8
Maternal Mortality Ratio
385
Contraceptives prevalence rate
42
Population aged 10-24
33%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 54%
Girls 40%