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POST TITLE:           Technical Adviser, Gender, Human Rights and Diversity                      


CONTRACT:            Individual Contract

DURATION:             5 months [Till December 2022]

The consultant will work closely with partners to facilitate the coordination, management, monitoring and reporting of quality, timely and integrated technical and programme support to the country, ensuring that the agreed strategic interventions of the Transformative Agenda are implemented in the context of the UN Pacific Strategy and the UNFPA Pacific regional programme (SRPD) at the regional level, and in line with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, ICPD Programme of Action and UNFPA global Strategic Plan. More specifically, the interventions will contribute to measurably reduce unmet need for Family Planning through ensuring universal access to SRH information and services in the context of the national public health policy, plan and system supported where appropriate by civil society partners and the private sector.

Job Purpose

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 current 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.




Minimum Advanced degree (Masters) in gender studies, anthropology, feminist studies, public health, medicine, sociology, human rights, law, cultural studies, international development, or other field directly related to Gender is required. A PHD in social anthropology, law and women’s rights, sociology, gender, cultural studies, human rights, or other field directly related to the substantive area identified in the title of thepost is strongly desired.


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. 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
Completed applications can be emailed to before midnight on Wednesday 20th July 2022 [Fiji Time].  


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.