Fixed Term Appointment

RE-ADVERTISEMENT: NATIONAL Programme Specialist Family Planning, Kampala, Uganda NO-C

24 May 2019

Kampala

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS ONLY FOR NATIONALS OF UGANDA.

This is a re-advertisement. Those who had applied to the prior vacancy announcement do not need to re-apply.

The Position

The Programme Specialist – Family Planning will be responsible for leading the Family Planning Programme at UNFPA Uganda Country Office, reporting directly to the Head of the Integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (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 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

Education: 

Advanced degree in Public health, health policy population, development, and/or other related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least five years of experience in SRH/FP programming.
  • Experience working with the Ministry of Health and Local Government (districts) is desirable.
  • Excellent computer/information systems skills.
  • Understanding of the UN system in general, and especially UNFPA’s mandate, policies, operations and development topics within the Ugandan setting is an added advantage.

Languages:

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

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