United Nations Population Fund

Head of Provincial Office

United Nations Population Fund

Head of Provincial Office

Head of Provincial Office

United Nations Population Fund

Janakpur/ Dhangadhi /Butwal
Source: The Himalayan Times Newspaper

Head of Provincial Office

Basic Job Information

Job Category: NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level: Entry Level
No. of Vacancy/s: [ 1 ]
Employment Type: Contract
Apply Before(Deadline): Feb. 4, 2022, 5 p.m. (1 week, 6 days from now)

Head of Provincial Office

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is looking for qualified candidates for UNFPA Nepal Country Office
Job Title: Head of Provincial Office (1 position)  
Category: Fixed Term Appointment NOC 
Job Opening ID: 40845 
Duty Station: Janakpur/ Dhangadhi /Butwal 
Deadline: 4 February 2022 by 5pm Nepal time 
Duration: 1 Year Initially 

Position: The Head of the Provincial Office (PO) plays a leadership role in determining the priorities and shaping strategic interventions at the provincial and local level in development and humanitarian contexts in line with UNFPAS mandate. She ensures the effective management of UNFPA activities across result areas within the respective Province and priority Municipalities to accelerate the achievement of the OPD Programme of Action and Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development. S/he leads and motivates the UNFPA provincial and local staff to advance the UNFPA policy. S/he electively positions UNFPA to lead on issues of population and development, sexual and reproductive health and gender equality in development and humanitarian contexts through policy advocacy efforts, ensuring coordinated engagement across the UN system with national counterparts and other development partners. She substantively contributes to the management, coordination and quality assurance of planning, implementation monitoring and results reporting of UNFPA interventions in the Province and priority Municipalities. Under the overall guidance and supervision of the UNFPA Representative, the Head of the Provincial Office contributes to expanding the range of UNFPA deliverables in the Province and priority Municipalities within UNFPA's mandate, based on national, provincial and local level priorities and in collaboration with the key stakeholders at all levels and is responsible for: 

  • Advocacy and Policy Dialogue 
  • Programme Management and Coordination 
  • Provincial Office Management and Leadership 

Applying Procedure

Eligibility criteria for above positions: Please visit the UNFPA electronic application management system for the complete Terms of References.

How to apply: UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a Candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and summitted for more than one vacancy. 

A full job description of the position can be accessed at https://nepal.unfap.org/vacancies and only online applications using this link will be accepted. 

Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the Recruit System of UNFPA at http://www.unfpa.org/resources/step-step-guide-applying-jobs-unfpaPlease print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.

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 HIV/AIDS status. UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities

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