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National FLE (Family Life Education) Consultant

The National Family Life Education consultancy is located in the Pacific Sub-Regional Office in Honiara, Solomon Islands and reports to the Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Technical Specialist, UNFPA. The consultant will be based in the Ministry of Education and Human Resources Department (MEHRD) and will also be overseen by the Director of Teaching and the Director of School Services. S/he is part of the programme team and works closely with the Solomon Islands and Fiji staff in the Sub-Regional Office.

Job Purpose

The National Consultant will support the implementation of interventions funded through UNFPA’s Transformative Agenda programme through technical capacity and project management support to the MEHRD, working in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services. S/he will contribute to the management, monitoring and evaluation of the roll out of in-school and out of school Family Life Education/Comprehensive Sexuality Education programme implementation at a national and provincial level. The successful candidate will provide technical support to the national multi-stakeholder FLE steering committee in conducting advocacy, coordination, policy and programme oversight for FLE education in Solomon Islands.

 

Qualifications

·Minimum (License) in education, health sciences (nursing, midwifery or other health sciences), health promotion recognized by the relevant sector authorities with minimum of three (3) years relevant professional experience preferably in programme/project management in the public or private sector.

OR

·Minimum (Bachelor’s) degree in education, health sciences (nursing, midwifery or other health sciences), public health, Health Promotion or other relevant fields with minimum of four (4) years professional experience.

OR

·Minimum Master’s degree in education sciences, health education, reproductive health, gender, public health, social development, social science, or other relevant fields with Minimum of two (2) years professional experience.

 

Conditions & Remuneration: UNFPA PSRO will contract the successful candidate under an individual contract and will be responsible for the payment of fees payable according to qualification and standard terms of payment and subject to satisfactory completion of assigned outputs.  Payment will be made on completion of a monthly report.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

 

Candidates must complete a United Nations Personal History (P.11) form, together with updated Curriculum Vitae and a Cover letter. Applications without completed P.11 form will not be considered.  The P.11 form as well as a complete Terms of Reference can be downloaded from the office web site https://pacific.unfpa.org/en  or a copy be obtained by sending an email to vacanciespsro@unfpa.org. Candidates are required to register their profile in the UNFPA Consultant Roster via https://www.unfpa.org/unfpa-consultant-roster
 
Completed applications can be emailed to vacanciespsro@unfpa.org before midnight on Sunday, 27th June 2021Only nationals of Solomon Islands will be considered for this position.  

 

Notice: There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process.  UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of disabilities, HIV/AIDS and gender. UNFPA does not condone sexual exploitation and abuse.