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NATIONAL POST: Humanitarian Project Coordinator, Manila, Philippines, NOA

Manila (Philippines)


The Position:

The Humanitarian Project Coordinator assists with programme/project implementation by using and developing appropriate mechanisms and systems that will ensure timely implementation of activities based on the project work plans and timely submission of reports. S/he is responsible for coordinating with project donors ensuring that they are provided timely updates on the status of the projects, as well as coordinating with the Donor Relations Specialist on technical and financial reporting to donors.

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.
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.
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/project results.



Advanced university degree in public health, medicine, nursing, sociology, social anthropology, health education, health economics, epidemiology, behavioural studies, communication and other related fields.

Knowledge and Experience:

Prior experience in implementing health and health related projects and supervising RH-related projects desirable;
Experience in dealing with development assistance and donor relations
Demonstrated capacity to source, develop and maintain excellent relationships with key partners
Proven ability to represent the organization with government representatives, private sector and alternative sources
Knowledge on the MISP for SRH in Emergencies;
Experience in traveling to remote and disadvantaged areas in the country; and,
Familiarity with the UN system will be an advantage.


Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including fluency in English and national language.

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: Manila (Philippines)
  • Grade: NO-A, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Humanitarian Aid and Coordination
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-22

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