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re you passionate about promoting the protection of women and children from all forms of violence? Are you committed to ending gender based violence and advocating for a more equal and equitable Uganda? Are you ready for the challenge?

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is looking for a consultant for a 6 month period to support the management of UNFPA's Peace Building Fund Joint Programme. Substantive experience is required in advancing development programs in the areas of gender, specifically gender based violence, human rights, reproductive health, women's empowerment and protection particularly in humanitarian emergency and post-conflict recovery settings.

You will be someone who is a self starter, able to see through initiatives and bring drive, strategic thinking and innovation to the work of UNFPA in Uganda. You will be a person who enjoys field work, performs well in a multi disciplinary setting, across different sectors and management levels. You should have a track record of achieving results, a believer in teamwork and a strong communicator. You will be skilled in partnership and networking.

You will be working under the direct supervision of the Senior GBV Coordinator. The position is based at the UNFPA Uganda Country Office Headquarters, with 50% travel to the programme sites and field offices.

The full job description can be accessed on the UNFPA website:


Application: email applications

1.       Should be sent to

2.       Applications should be less than 10MB. (This includes the Cover letter and the P11 Form).

3.       The subject of the email should clearly reflect the position you are applying for and include your full names. i.e. REF: Vacancy Name (Applicant's Name)

Deadline for applications: 13 May, 2011

UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity, and a healthy work life balance.

NOTE: There is no application processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.  UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV/AIDS status.