Re-advertisement - NATIONAL POST: Liaison Officer, NO-C, Sub-regional office for the Caribbean ROC

Level: P-3
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 29 May 2018 - 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: Bridgetown, Barbados
Job ID: 16049

Job Summary

The UNFPA Liaison Officer plays a leading role in strengthening the Country’s capacity to implement the ICPD Program of Action within the context of its national development efforts for the achievement of the SDGs, thus ensuring national ownership. The Liaison Officer substantively contributes on advancing a policy-oriented agenda, leveraging the resources of national governments, building strategic alliances and partnerships and developing internal and external communication. The Liaison Officer proactively support the resource mobilization strategies at country level and provides the Representative or Country Director with information on achievement of results in the implementation of the UNFPA initiatives.

S/He is primarily responsible for promoting at the national level the goals of UNFPA and ensuring the integration of issues of population, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and gender in the broader development agenda.  Key areas of work include:

  • Policy Development & Advocacy
  • Partnerships and Advocacy
  • Resource Mobilization

Qualifications and Experience

Advanced degree in Public Health, Medicine, Sociology, Demography, Gender, International Relations, International Development, Economics, Public Administration, Management or other related field. 

 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of development and population activities, preferably policy development, advocacy, resources mobilization, appraisal and management. Proven ability to manage teams to achieve demonstrable results.  Experience in humanitarian response would be an asset.

Excellent written and oral communication skills to foster engaged partnerships at a high level of representation and to maintain political partnerships.

 

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Barbados
Population : 0.3 mil
Fertility rate
1.8
Maternal Mortality Ratio
27
Contraceptives prevalence rate
62
Population aged 10-24
19%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 86%
Girls 92%