Fixed Term

Assistant Representative

20 January 2021

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

 

Job title:                                              Assistant Representative

Level:                                                   NO-C

Location:                                             Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Full/Part time:                                    Full-Time

Fixed term/Temporary:                     Fixed Term

Rotational/Non Rotational:             Non-Rotational

Duration:                                             One year

                                                              (with possible extension subject to satisfactory performance)

Deadline for application:                   20 January 2021, Wednesday, 5:00 pm, 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 project manager 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 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:

You will contribute to the management of UNFPA programme activities in the areas of population and development, reproductive health and gender. Working to advance the ICPD policy agenda in a politically sensitive environment, you will respond to changing priorities of Governments. Promoting partnership and strategic alliances with counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bilateral agencies and civil society will be key to your role. You will coordinate technical advisers and contribute to UN systems coordination through participation in policy dialogue and provision of inputs into joint common system initiatives.

Reporting to the Head of Office, you will act on their behalf as required.

 

Your Qualifications and Experience:

Your Education: 

Advanced degree in Public Health, Medicine, Sociology, Demography, Gender, International Relations, International Development, Economics, Public Administration, Management or other related discipline.

Your Knowledge and Experience:

  • 5 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of development and population activities, including programme designing, appraisal and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to refine programme design to ensure alignment of organisational programme objectives to national priorities/capacities.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage teams to achieve demonstrable results.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to foster engaged partnerships at a high level of representation and to maintain political partnerships.

Your Languages:

Fluency in both English and Mongolian languages is 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://erecruit.partneragencies.org/psc/UNDPP1HRE/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&Action=A&JobOpeningId=34479&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1

 

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 3314, Fax: 976-11-353502