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SERVICE CONTRACT: Project Coordinator,Tehran,Iran,SB4

Tehrān (Iran)


Level:                                       SB4-SC8

Duty Station:                           Tehran, Ira

Closing date:                           31 July 2018 (5 pm Tehran time)

Full/Part time:                         Full-Time

Contract Type :                       Service Contract

Duration:                                Until end of 2018, with possibility of extension (subject to availability of funds and satisfactory performance)

UNFPA is seeking to recruit a national project coordinator (PC) to perform a full range of administrative, coordination, and monitoring tasks for UNFPA’s joint projects with MOHME, in particular for a project to improve the maternal health situation in Afghanistan and of Afghan refugees residing in Iran. The project coordinator is requested to ensure coordination between all stakeholders and ensure a smooth implementation of the projects.

S/he will be stationed in relevant offices of MOHME for 4 days per week and in UNFPA office for one day a week and will utilize the space and amenities allocated to him/her by both institutions.

S/he will, as required, work closely with the various departments and institutions involved in implementation of the project and will report to the co-chairs of the project coordination committee (i.e. MOHME and UNFPA) and be evaluated by UNFPA.

UNFPA will provide necessary trainings for the PC in order to ensure better implementation of the planned activities.

  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.

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.



Advanced university degree preferably in public health

Knowledge and Experience:

·      Minimum 2 years of experience in health-related project management

·         Computer skills (Microsoft Office applications).

·         Working experience in the Government and/or international agency is desirable


·         Fluency in written and spoken English and Farsi

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.

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.

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  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Tehrān (Iran)
  • Grade: SB-4 (SC8/SC9), Service Contract, Local Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2018-07-31

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