Service contract – SB3

Liaison Officer

30 July 2018

Dalanzadgad soum, Umnugobi province, Mongolia

Post Title: Liaison Officer
Level: Service contract – SB3
Duration: 1 year (subject to extension upon satisfactory performance)
Location: Dalanzadgad soum, Umnugobi province, Mongolia
Deadline: 30 July 2018, Monday, 5.00 pm hours, Ulaanbaatar time

Call to Action

  • Are you passionate about ensuring reproductive rights and helping people during times of crisis?
  • Are you great at multi-tasking, prioritizing and are a talented specialist who continuously strives to improve business processes? 
  • Are you a team player capable of working with colleagues of widely diverse backgrounds?
  • If so, this might be the job for you.

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.

Job Purpose

UNFPA Country Office (CO) in Mongolia is recruiting a qualified professional for a Liaison Officer’s position to support the implementation of the Integrated Support Programme for Women and Young People’s Health in Umnugobi Province, who will assist in regular and efficient communication and coordination between UNFPA CO, the Governor’s Office of Umnugobi province, the Gobi-Oyu Development Support Fund Secretariat, and other key partners at provincial and sub-provincial levels.
The Liaison Officer will report directly to the Programme Manager, work under overall guidance of the UNFPA Assistant Representative, and be responsible for liaising on the coordination of the Integrated Programme activities in Umnugobi province.

Qualifications and Experience:

Your Education

Baccalaureate degree in health, social sciences or public/business administration; and
Specific training or background in sexual and reproductive health and/or youth development and/or gender is an asset

Your Experience

At least 3 years of experience preferably in programme/project management in the public or private sector;
Proficiency in current office software applications.
Fluency in oral and written Mongolian, and proficiency in reading and speaking in English is also required

HOW TO APPLY:

If the above job opening sounds interesting to you, we suggest you view the detailed Job Description at the below web link to learn more about our expectations before applying.
http://mongolia.unfpa.org/

UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy. Apply by clicking at the below link:
https://www.unfpa.org/jobs/service-contract-liaison-officer-integrated-support-programme-women-and-young-peoples-health

Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at http://www.unfpa.org/resources/step-step-guide-apply. Please 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.

Post is advertised for Mongolian nationals only.

UNFPA Mongolia Country Office
UN House, UN Street 14, Sukhbaatar District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 14201
Tel: 976-11-353503, extension 3350, Fax: 976-11-353502
Contact person: Ms. Tuvshinzaya, Operations Analyst