SERVICE CONTRACT -Youth Development Programme Manager , Ulaanbataar, Mongolia, SB5

Contract Type: Service Contract
Closing date: 20 June 2018 - 5:00pm (Ulaanbaatar time)
Duty station: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Job ID: 16822

This position is open for Mongolian Nationals only

Type of Contract: Service Contract

Level: SB-5

Position summary:

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.

The Programme Manager manage is responsible for the youth development portfolio of the 6th UNFPA Country Programme for Mongolia, which includes the management of the Project entitled “Integrated Support Programme for Women and Young People’s Health in Umnugobi Province.”

The Programme Manager will report directly to the lead of Outcome 2 under overall guidance of the Assistant Representative.

The Programme Manager will work with the relevant Ministries and government agencies, other UN and international organizations, civil society, local authorities and communities, and beneficiaries of the project in its implementation.

The Programme Manager will analyze and assesse relevant political, social and economic trends and provide substantive inputs to annual workplan development, implementation and evaluation of the integrated programming initiative. He/She will guide and facilitate the delivery of the integrated programme by monitoring results achieved in the implementation. The Programme Manager will ensure and guide the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary. He/She will facilitate the work of consultants, advisors and experts, and establish and maintain collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multilateral and bi-lateral donor agencies and civil society to address emerging issues relevant to youth.

The Programme Manager must effectively influence counterparts from diverse backgrounds to jointly contribute to achieving UNFPA’s mandate, in particular CP outputs on promoting sexuality education and youth participation. You are a substantive contributor to the programme team in the UNFPA Country Office.  

Requirements:

Qualifications and Experience

Education: 

Master’s degree in Development Studies, Sociology, Public Health or other related social science field. 

Knowledge and Experience:

5 years of professional experience in policy analysis and development programme/project planning and management;

Experience working in the area of health, youth development and firm knowledge of the Mongolia’s socio-cultural, political and economic conditions is required;

UNFPA experience and experience working in collaboration with government and development partners, civil society organizations and private sector is an added advantage.      

Languages:

Fluency in oral and written English and Mongolian languages. 

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
59
Population aged 10-24
23%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 85%
Girls 88%