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National Post - Programme Specialist, Sexual Reproductive Health/Gender Based Violence, Sebha, Libya, NOC


  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Sebha
  • Grade: NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • Gender-based violence
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Drugs, Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism and Human Trafficking
  • Closing Date: 2018-11-21

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Job Summary

The Position:

The Programme Specialist for Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) and Gender Base Violence (GBV) post is located in the UNFPA Sebha Sub-Office. You will be the principal adviser and manager at the sub Country Office level for integrated programme in sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights. You will work in an integrated manner with the technical and programme staff in the Country Office.

You will report directly to the Programme Coordinator.

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 results.

Job Purpose:

The Programme Specialist (SRH/GBV) works in a highly complex operating environment with important programme and political partnership engagements and/or representations. You will play a leading role in the formulation and delivery of SRH and GBV components of the UNFPA Country Programme. You will responsible for the day-to-day management of the SRH and GBV activities of the sub- Office.


Advanced University degree(Master) in medical science, public health, social work public/community health, gender, or any other related field;

Knowledge and Experience:

Minimum of 5 years of increasingly responsible relevant professional experience in SRH programme implementation and service provision including experience in gender/GBV programming.

Demonstrated leadership, facilitation, and team working skills and ability to establish harmonious working relations in an international and multicultural environment.

Strong knowledge of sexual and reproductive health, HIV and protection issues in humanitarian and post-conflict/ recovery settings;

Understanding of gender issues in humanitarian and post-conflict/ recovery , particularly GBV, including relevant international human rights standards


Fluency in both written and spoken English and Arabic  



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