Re-advertisement -Technical Analyst, Obstetric Fistula, Sexual and Reproductive Health Branch, Technical Division, New York

  • Level: P-2
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
  • Closing date: 05 Apr 2023 05:00 PM (America/New_York)
  • Duty station: New York, USA

NOTE: This is a re-advertisement. All candidates who have previously applied need not reapply.  Thank you.

The Position:

The Technical Analyst, Obstetric Fistula is located in the Sexual and Reproductive Health Branch, Technical Division, and reports to the Technical Specialist, Obstetric Fistula/Coordinator of the Campaign to End Fistula.

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 strategic plan (2022-2025), reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA and focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. These results capture our strategic commitments on accelerating progress towards realizing the ICPD and SDGs in the Decade of Action leading up to 2030. Our strategic plan calls upon UN Member States, organizations and individuals to “build forward better”, while addressing the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on women’s and girls’ access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, recover lost gains and realize our goals.

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:

Building on the on-going work of the UNFPA-led Campaign to End Fistula (, which is present in 55+ countries in Africa, Asia Pacific, Arab and Latin American/Caribbean Regions, the Technical Analyst, Obstetric Fistula (OF) supports in providing technical and operational assistance for obstetric fistula , a major maternal morbidity, and supports the work of UNFPA and its Maternal and Newborn Health Thematic Fund (MHTF) in this area, as part of a comprehensive approach to maternal and newborn health within Sexual & Reproductive Health & Reproductive Rights (SRH&RR).

Qualifications and Experience: 


  • Advanced university degree in Public Health or Social Science or related field

  Knowledge and Experience: 

  • Two years of experience in the area of international development including public health, preferably sexual and reproductive health; knowledge and experience on Obstetric fistula an asset;
  • Excellent writing abilities, with strong analytical skills;
  • Experience working in a developing country would be an asset;
  • UNFPA/United Nations experience and familiarity desirable;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team skills; ability to participate effectively in a team-based, information sharing environment;
  • Must be highly organized and possess initiative and sound judgment;


  • Strong proficiency in English, with excellent writing skills, is required. Knowledge of French is an asset. 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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