Jobs at UNFPA in Uganda - National Program Officer

Job Title: SENIOR NATIONAL PROGRAM OFFICER- UN JOINT PROGRAM ON POPULATION.

TYPE OF CONTRACT: SERVICE CONTRACT.

GRADE/LEVEL: SB5.

DUTY STATION: KAMPALA.

Organizational Context:

The Government of Uganda is committed to UN Reform and has requested the UN system in the county to accelerate its efforts towards greater harmonization and strengthened coordination and align itself strongly in support of the Paris Declaration and Accra Agenda tor Action. In this spirit, the UN Country Team has articulated a unified vision in its new United Nations Development Assistance Framework 2010/14, which is that it “seeks to support the capacity of Uganda to achieve the National Development Plan, with a focus on equity and inclusion, peace and recovery, population and sustainable development” Accordingly, the UN Country Team is adopting a Delivering as One approach and this is intended to enable the UN system in Uganda to respond jointly and more effectively to national development priorities, to accelerate growth and reduce poverty. Accordingly, the UNCT in Uganda has identified a number of areas for joint programming as, a key implementation modality for the UNDAF.’ One of these is the Joint Programme on Population. Within this context, UNFPA is seeking to recruit a Senior National Programme Officer; to enable it better perform its role as the Administrative Agency for the Joint Programme on Population which includes 10 UN agencies and several Government ministries and entities.

Under the overall guidance of the UNFPA Representative, and direct supervision of the Coordinator of the UN Joint Programme on Population, the Senior National Programme Officer is part of the Core Technical Team, at the UNFPA Country Office, to manage all aspects of the inter­agency effort as well as provide oversight mandated of UNFPA as the Joint Programme Administrative Agency.

A full job description of the post can be accessed on the website http://uganda.unfpa.org.
Requirement:
A full job description of the post can be accessed on the website http://uganda.unfpa.org.


How to apply:
Email applications:

Should be sent to vacancyug@untpa.org

   1. Applications should be less than 10MB. (This includes the Cover letter and the P11 Form). All applicants must fill the P11 Form.
   2. The subject of the email should clearly reflect the position you are applying for and include your full names.
   3. Only online applications will be accepted
   4. Deadline for applications: Monday, 3rd December, 2012.

     provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, respect for diversity, integrity, and a healthy work life balance.
      NOTE: 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.


Deadline:  3rd Dec 2012



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