Service Contract - Area Humanitarian Coordinator, Mogadishu, Somalia, SB-5

Contract Type: Service Contract
Closing date: 1 March 2018 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Mogadishu, Somalia
Job ID: 14138

Job Summary

Under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Representative/Deputy Representative and the Humanitarian Coordinator for the Somalia Country Office (CO) and under the direct supervision of the Assistant Representative, the Programme Analyst provides programmatic and technical support and coordination to ensure strong partnerships and collaboration with the United Nations (UN) as well as with national and international counterparts in a comprehensive multi-sectorial prevention and response in UNFPA mandate areas with particular focus on Sexual and Reproductive Health and gender-based violence (GBV) in emergencies. This response includes a close cooperation with Health Cluster partners to ensure RH needs in humanitarian settings are met. UNFPA is the Lead on the RH and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Sub-Clusters as well as the Coordinator for the RH Capacity Development programme, which the incumbent will assist in coordinating. The Programme Analyst assists in building the capacity of colleagues, as necessary, to address programmatic and technical needs of the UNFPA programme.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced university degree (master’s level or higher) in social sciences, public health, nursing, medicine, gender or other related social science / development studies.
  • A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the humanitarian field or a closely related field.
  • Prior field experience in the UN system will be an asset.
  • Experience in health or health-related areas, preferably with some experience in sexual and reproductive health, gender and development issues.
  • Proficiency in English and Somali (both written and oral) required.
  • Initiative and sound judgment.
  • Dedication to the United Nations principles and demonstrated ability to work harmoniously with concerned partners.



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