Job Title: Service Contract: Programme Specialist, GBV, Honiara, Solomon Islands, SB5
Job ID: 35955
Location: Asia and Pacific
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS VACANCY IS ONLY FOR NATIONALS OF
Closing Date: 4 April 2021 (New York Time)
Duration: One Year (renewable) [i]
Duty Station: Honiara, Solomon Islands
[i] No expectancy of renewal in accordance with UN Staff regulations 4.5
The post of Programme Specialist is located in Solomon Islands as part of the UNFPA Pacific Sub-Regional Office. Under the overall leadership and supervision of the SRH Specialist based in the Field Office, the post receives input from the Programme Management Team based in PSRO - Fiji, on the overall programme strategy to effectively delivery the Peacebuilding Fund (PBF) interventions in Isabel province in close collaboration with the IOM. The goals of the PBF are to create and sustain the foundations for women's leadership in peacebuilding forums in communities adjacent to logging industries in Isabel province.
S/he is part of an inter-disciplinary team, which provides integrated programme, technical and operational support within a systems strengthening approach as a foundation for UNFPA's overall strategy for the Pacific.
How you can make a difference:
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 new 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.
The Programme Specialist (GBV) will work closely with the International SRH Specialist (in Solomon Islands) and the Gender Technical Advisor (Suva, Fiji) to support the implementation of interventions funded through the Peacebuilding Fund in partnership with the IOM at the national and sub-national levels and 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 host country.
S/He supports the integrated Programme Management team in general and the International SRH Specialist in particular, by contributing to the analysis of political, social and economic trends, the formulation, management and evaluation of Peacebuilding Fund programme activities at the Isabel provincial level and the provision of integrated programme and operational support. The position will require frequent travel to Isabel province to support quality and timely implementation of activities under the Peacebuilding Fund.
The position is expected to support close engagement with the IOM programme management team, Government line ministries and particularly in Isabel Province, academic and research institutions, relevant civil society organizations and CBOs, the local bilateral partners in country and international development agencies to ensure effective programme implementation as per the agreed strategic direction, agreed PBF programme documents and work plan timeframe.
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Qualifications and Experience
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