Reproductive Health RH Coordinator, Sana'a, Yemen

Level: P-4
Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment
Closing date: 5 July 2021 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Sana'a, Republic of Yemen
Job ID: 37786

UNFPA is mandated globally to work with governments and other development partners to decrease maternal mortality, improve the health of women/ newborns and improve the healthy family relations among men, women and families. RH Coordinator is to help in improvement of RH related planning, coordination, monitoring and establishing partnership among all stakeholders, manage/ coordinate the support of UNFPA with MOH.  

Having established five humanitarian hubs in Sanaa, Aden, Hodeida, Sada’a, and Ibb, the incumbent will be responsible for overall management and coordination of the entire UNFPA humanitarian RH response in the country. 

Under the overall supervision and guidance of UNFPA Representative, and direct supervision of the Humanitarian Coordinator, the Reproductive Health Coordinator will be based in Sana’a to provide oversight, coordinate and monitor the technical leadership to all hubs in all matters related to reproductive health, Coordinate RH related programmes and activities with Implementing Partners, MOH, and other stakeholders.

Job Purpose

Overall coordination for effective and efficient implementation of the reproductive health component of UNFPA. Strengthens the capacity of RH team in terms of planning, coordination, monitoring and partnership building. Optimizes supply chain management, develops and maintains partnerships among other agencies, clusters and within Health Cluster. Contributes to the development of UNFPA Yemen CPD, UN Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP), and UN Strategic Framework (UNSDF). 

Education: 

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

Knowledge and Experience:

7 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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