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National Programme Consultant, Spotlight

The National Programme, Spotlight consultancy is located in the Pacific Sub-Regional Office in Port Vila, Vanuatu and reports to the Gender Technical Advisor who provides overall direction and guidance. S/he is part of the Spotlight team and works closely with the Vanuatu programme staff in the Sub-Regional Office.

Job Purpose

The National Consultant will be responsible for monitoring and management of the implementation of activities under the Spotlight Initiative Programme. The national consultant is expected to transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results. She/he will provide support for programme activities, research & networking, communications and monitoring and evaluation for the UNFPA in Vanuatu. This will include support for UNFPA programme implementation as well as coordination with other gender and gender based violence (GBV) programs in Vanuatu. There will be a high level of coordination both within the United Nations as well as with key Government and civil society stakeholders to ensure collaborative and sustainable programme interventions. 



·Minimum (Bachelor’s) degree in education, health sciences, public health, health promotion, gender or other relevant fields with minimum of seven (7) years professional experience preferably in programme/project management in the health sector, especially in health response to GBV. 


·Minimum Master’s degree in social sciences, health education, reproductive health, gender, public health, social development, or other relevant fields with Minimum of five (5) years professional experience preferably in programme/project management in the health sector, especially in health response to GBV.


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.



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  or a copy be obtained by sending an email to Candidates are required to register their profile in the UNFPA Consultant Roster via
Completed applications can be emailed to before midnight on Friday, 25 June 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.