The position holder will provide programmatic and technical support to the East and Southern Africa (ESA) regional office and country offices to better implement UNFPA’s Global Strategy on Adolescents and Youth for accelerating progress towards UNFPA’s transformative results.
The position holder will report directly to the Regional Health Systems Advisor, UNFPA, East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO).
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.
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 that 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 who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.
Qualifications and Experience
Post-graduate University Degree or equivalent in public health, medicine, sociology, social work, demography, gender, economics, international relations, international development, public administration, management or other related field.
Knowledge and Experience :
Fluency in English. Working knowledge of French and / or Portuguese an asset.