SURGE CAPACITY ROSTER: Humanitarian Coordinator

Contract Type: Consultancy
Closing date: 1 July 2019 - 5:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Multiple Locations
Job ID: 23845


Under the overall supervision of the UNFPA CO Representative and /or Head of Office, and the direct supervision of the Deputy Representative, the incumbent will assist the Country Office in the planning, coordination and implementation of UNFPA’s humanitarian interventions focusing on our four key emergency thematic areas of Gender Based Violence, Sexual Reproductive Health, Youth in Emergencies and ensuring the appropriate management of relevant data in such circumstances.

The incumbent will provide direct support to Country Offices affected by the crisis in the acute response phase and, in consultation with the Representative and the Deputy Representative, will closely work with national authorities, humanitarian agencies, civil society and local counterparts to provide humanitarian assistance to the crisis affected communities in a manner consistent with the methodology outlined in the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Cluster system and Humanitarian Programme Cycle whilst complying to the Humanitarian Standard Operating Procedures.

Qualifications and Experience
  • Advanced technical degree preferably in medicine, public health, social sciences, humanitarian response, international relations or a related field.
  • 5 to 7 years of relevant experience in coordinating, developing and implementing humanitarian interventions in crisis settings.
  • Knowledge of the humanitarian reform process and roles/responsibilities of humanitarian actors.
  • Strong analytical, coordination and organizational skills.
  • Track record of building and maintaining trust strategic alliances and partnerships with relevant stakeholders including other UN agencies, government institutions, NGO’s and iNGOs as well as donor groups, with strong communication and networking skills 
  • Proficiency in English is a must candidates with one other UN languages including Arabic, French, Spanish or Portuguese will be prioritised

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

United States of America
Population : 329.1 mil
Fertility rate
Maternal Mortality Ratio
Contraceptives prevalence rate
Population aged 10-24
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 92%
Girls 92%