Individual Contract

National Programme Consultant

16 May 2021

Port Vila, Vanuatu

POST TITLE:      National Programme Consultant                                                                                        

DUTY STATION:      Port Vila, Vanuatu

CONTRACT:           Individual Contract

DURATION:            11 months

 

The National Programme consultancy is located in the Pacific Sub-Regional Office in Port Vila, Vanuatu and reports to the Sexual Reproductive Health Specialist, UNFPA. The consultant will be based in the UNFPA office as part of a multi-disciplinary team in achieving deliverables on the country work plan. S/he is part of the programme team and works closely with the Vanuatu 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 and the wider UNFPA programme. The successful candidate will work at the national and sub national levels to ensure that the agreed strategic interventions are implemented in the context of the 2030 Agenda, ICPD Programme of Action and UNFPA Strategic Plan at the global level, the UN Pacific Strategy, UNFPA sub-regional programme at the regional level, and the National development agenda of the National Sustainable Development Plan. S/he will support the UNFPA country team by contributing to the management, monitoring and evaluation of programme activities at a national level and the provision of integrated programme and operational support. This will include travel across Vanuatu for monitoring of programmes.  

 

Qualifications

 

·Minimum (Bachelor’s) degree in health sciences (nursing, midwifery, medicine etc.), public health, gender, education, youth development, social development, social sciences such as Management, International Development, Sociology, Economics, Demography, International Relations, Public Administration or other relevant fields with minimum of two (2) years professional experience.

OR

·Minimum Master’s degree in health sciences, (nursing, midwifery, medicine etc.), public health, gender, education, youth development, social development, social sciences such as Management, International Development, Sociology, Economics, Demography, International Relations, Public Administration or other relevant fields with no required numbers of years of 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.
 
Completed applications can be emailed to vacanciespsro@unfpa.org before midnight on Sunday 16th May 2021.  Only nationals of Vanuatu 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.