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Technical Specialist, Sexual Reproductive Health/Family Planning (SRH/FP)

Freetown (Sierra Leone)

  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Freetown (Sierra Leone)
  • Grade: P-4, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • Urban Development, planning and design
  • Closing Date: 2016-08-26

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Position Summary

To strengthen field implementation of several projects UNFPA is supporting in collaboration with the MOHS, UNFPA Country Office requires the services of an international Sexual Reproduction Health (SRH) / Family Planning (FP) Technical Specialist, who will be based at UNFPA CO to manage the implementation of programs/projects so as to attain the planned outputs in 2016 and beyond. The Technical Specialist will be under the direct supervision of the Representative.

Qualifications and Experience 


  • Advanced University degree in medical/public health planning, policy management and administration.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Seven years of relevant experience in SRH/FP program development and management, with at least three years international experience;
  • Strong track record of technical leadership, and proven ability to produce demonstrable results Experience of working in a post conflict environment is an asset;
  • Experience in public health programme management with experience in working on sensitive issues; 
  • Field experience in procurement is desirable;
  • Good computer knowledge;
  • Experience in technical capacity building /or training in developing countries is essential;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with governments, the academic and development community.


  • Strong verbal and written communications skills in English is essential;


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