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NATIONAL POST, Programme Specialist - Youth, Gaborone, Botswana, NOC


This post is open only to nationals of Botswana

Position summary:

 Under the direct guidance and supervision of the UNFPA Assistant Representative, Youth Specialist ensures the effective management of UNFPA interventions in the areas of Adolescents and youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, Family Planning, youth development and empowerment. S/he provides technical assistance in policy and national development frameworks formulation and implementation. The Youth Specialist will provide support for the planning, monitoring and evaluation of Government of Botswana/UNFPA Country Programme implemented in collaboration with the government and civil society partners.

Requirements and Qualifications:

Education:  Advanced degree in Public Health, Sociology, Public Policy and/or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience:  At least five years experience developing policies and national frameworks your adolescents and young people least five years experience designing and managing SRHR Programmes for young people and adolescents least five years experience managing family planning  Programmes at policy level.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Gaborone
  • Grade: NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Social Affairs
    • Youth
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Social Affairs
    • Youth
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date: 2017-04-19

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