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Temporary Appointment - RHCS Data Management Analyst, Suva, Fiji, Pacific Sub-Regional Office (PSRO), P-2

Suva (Fiji )

  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Suva (Fiji )
  • Grade: P-2, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Scientist and Researcher
    • Statistics
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Sexual and reproductive health
    • Maritime
  • Closing Date: 2022-02-03

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The Position: 
 
The post of RHCS Data Management Analyst is located in Suva, Fiji as part of the UNFPA Pacific Sub-Regional Office and reports directly to the Technical Specialist (RHCS). The RHCS Data Management Analyst will contribute to managing country health information systems which will inform and support efforts of national governments to respond to commodity stock-outs including monitoring and evaluation for Reproductive Health supplies and technical support for last mile assurance for commodity and supplies. in the 14 Pacific Island Countries. 
 
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 strategic plan (2022-2025), reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA and focuses on three transformative results: to end preventable maternal deaths; end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. These results capture our strategic commitments on accelerating progress towards realizing the ICPD and SDGs in the Decade of Action leading up to 2030. Our strategic plan calls upon UN Member States, organizations and individuals to “build forward better”, while addressing the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on women’s and girls’ access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, recover lost gains and realize our goals.
 
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 RHCS Data Management Analyst plays a pivotal role as part of the UNFPA PSRO Technical team. S/he provides integrated programme and technical support within a system strengthening approach fundamental to implementation of UNFPA Supplies program's overall strategy in the Pacific. 
 

Qualifications and Experience
    
Education: 
 
Minimum Master’s Degree in International Development, Social Science, Public Health, Medicine or other related field with experience in Gender programming and Reproductive Health, especially in the field of population and development and experience in the area of data management for reproductive health supplies is required.
 
Knowledge and Experience: 
 
• Minimum of Two (2) years of professional experience, and strong technical knowledge and expertise in the field of population and development in developing countries 
• Have a minimum of 1 years’ experience in the area of RHCS and Supply Chain Management. 
• Thorough understanding of the social, economic and political context of Pacific Island Countries is desirable. 
• Possess good technical drafting and report/proposal writing skills and presentation and interpersonal communication skills. 
• Be experienced in working with government institutions and donor organizations. 
• Familiarity with issues related to demographic and health matters in developing countries.
• Knowledge of UNFPA programming processes, proposal/project development and monitoring and evaluation, and Programme management skills will be an asset.
• Willingness and capability to undertake duty travel.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and take initiatives.
• Good knowledge of MS office packages, SPSS and Statistical packages.
• Experience with Electronics Logistics Management Systems (e.g. Tupaia and M-Supply) is required.
• Ability to work under pressure. 
 
Languages: 
 
Fluency in English is required. Fluency in local Pacific language is an advantage

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