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  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Juba
  • Grade: P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Sexual and reproductive health
  • Closing Date: 2016-08-05

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Technical Specialist, Sexual and Reproductive Health, South Sudan, P-4 (Re-advertisement)

Juba (South Sudan)

Position Summary:

Under the overall supervision of UNFPA Deputy Representative and with the programmatic liaison with the Country Office Humanitarian Coordinator, the Technical Specialist, SRH will have overall responsibility for coordinating the planning and implementation of the SRH Programme geared towards the reduction of maternal and newborn mortality and morbidity as well as HIV/AIDS prevention in South Sudan.

Requirements and Qualifications:
Education:   Advanced degree in Medicine and Public Health or other directly related health sciences identified in the title of the post. The degree must be directly related to the substantive area identified in the job description of the post.

Work Experience:

  • 7 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the substantive area, of which at least five years at the international level;
  • Proven experience in Family Planning  and Emergency Obstetrics Care is essential;
  • Health systems experience, health reform, an asset;
  • Knowledge and understanding on quality of care, specifically client rights issues and BCC, an asset;
  • Experience in health sector review, (SWAps etc.), an asset;
  • Understanding of Human Rights dimensions of RH/FP and gender, an asset;;
  • Demonstrated expertise in the substantive area of work and strong programme experience;
  • Strong track record of technical leadership, and proven ability to produce demonstrable results;
  • Demonstrated ability to network within the development partners community;
  • Familiarity with management and monitoring tools is desirable;
  • Familiarity and knowledge of health/reproductive health programming with humanitarian and resilience angle – Experience in the humanitarian setting is an asset;
  • Familiarity with the UN system and other international development organizations an asset;
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills in English. Knowledge of Arabic an asset;
  • Ability to work in a non-family duty station

 

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