SERVICE CONTRACT- Liaison Officer (Integrated Support Programme for Women and Young People's Health), Dalanzadgad city,Umnugobi province, Mongolia,SB3

Level: SB3
Contract Type: Service Contract
Closing date: 7 December 2018 - 5:00pm(Ulaanbaatar time)
Duty station: Dalanzadgad city,Umnugobi province, Mongolia
Job ID: 19473

This position is open for Mongolian Nationals only

The position:

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 new strategic plan (2018-2021), focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices.

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 who 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 commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

UNFPA Country Office (CO) in Mongolia is recruiting a qualified professional for a Liaison Officer’s position to support the implementation of the Integrated Support Programme for Women and Young People’s Health in Umnugobi Province, who will assist in regular and efficient communication and coordination between UNFPA CO, the Governor’s Office of Umnugobi province, the Gobi-Oyu Development Support Fund Secretariat, and other key partners at provincial and sub-provincial levels.

The Liaison Officer will report directly to the Programme Manager, work under overall guidance of the UNFPA Assistant Representative, and be responsible for liaising on the coordination of the Integrated Programme activities in Umnugobi province.

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education

Baccalaureate degree in health, social sciences or public/business administration; and

Specific training or background in sexual and reproductive health and/or youth development and/or gender is an asset.

Experience

At least 3 years of experience preferably in programme/project management in the public or private sector;

Proficiency in current office software applications.

Fluency in oral and written Mongolian, and proficiency in reading and speaking in English is also required

Languages

Fluency in oral and written Mongolian and proficiency in reading and speaking in English is also required.

 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Mongolia
Population : 3.1 mil
Fertility rate
2.7
Maternal Mortality Ratio
44
Contraceptives prevalence rate
58
Population aged 10-24
23%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 91%
Girls 94%