Programme Specialist: Programme Delivery

at UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 12, 2021
Category Social Services & Nonprofit
Job Type FULL_TIME
Currency UGX

Description

Programme Specialist: Programme Delivery, Data and Population Dynamics, Kampala, Uganda

Background Information

The Programme Specialist will substantively contribute to the UNFPA implementation, coordination and monitoring of programme activities across the field Offices in the areas of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), HIV/AIDS, Gender-Based Violence (GBV), gender and population issues in both humanitarian and development settings.

The Programme Specialist will provide overall coordination and technical support to the district local government, local development partners and implementing partners to ensure optimal programme implementation, effective use of resources, quality tracking of results, adequate coordination, advocacy for policy change and clear communication of UNFPA mandate, work and results in the region across humanitarian and development settings.

S/he will be based in Kampala and work closely with other UNFPA district offices. S/he will work under the overall guidance of the Representative and will be directly supervised by the Programme Specialist on Programme Delivery and Coordination in Kampala.

Qualifications and Experience

Education:

Advanced degree in health, population, demography, economics and/or other related social science discipline.
Knowledge and Experience:

Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the field of development and population activities.
Significant work experience in the field of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights is preferred.
Experience in programme/ project management including experience in large multi-sector programmes.