SERVICE CONTRACT: NATIONAL Programme Coordinator, SRHR, Kampala, Uganda, SB-4

Level: SB4
Contract Type: Service Contract
Closing date: 28 February 2019 - 5:00pm(Kampala time)
Duty station: Kampala, Uganda
Job ID: 21238

The Position

You will be responsible for coordinating the UNFPA-supported Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ISRHR) programme activities at the Ministry of Health (MoH) reporting directly to the MoH Director of Clinical Services and the UNFPA head of the ISRHR team/ Assistant Representative.

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 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 other 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 that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them; and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

  •  Advanced degree in a medical or other related field.
  • Post-graduation qualifications in project management, monitoring and evaluation or other related fields is desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • 3 to 5 years professional experience in programming/project management.
  • Extensive national working experience with increasing managerial responsibilities in the development arena and UNFPA mandate areas, particularly ISRHR.
  • Experience in leading/managing knowledge product development and dissemination.
  • Strong track record of leadership and management, and proven ability to produce demonstrable results.
  • Ability to build and motivate / lead cross-cutting teams to produce client-oriented results.
  • Computer skills: Proficiency in current office software applications.
  • Strong verbal communication and writing skills in English is essential.

Language:

Fluency in English; knowledge of other official UN languages, preferably French and/or Spanish, is desirable.

 

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

Uganda
Population : 44.3 mil
Fertility rate
5.4
Maternal Mortality Ratio
343
Contraceptives prevalence rate
39
Population aged 10-24
34%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 23%
Girls 21%