Health and Data Specialist

20 June 2018

UNFPA Mongolia Country Office

Post Title:

Health and Data Specialist


Service contract – SC9


1 year (subject to extension upon satisfactory performance)


UNFPA Mongolia Country Office

Issue date :        

6 June 2018

Deadline :         

20 June 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
The Health and Data Specialist guides and facilitates the delivery of the programme deliverables related to health and monitors results achieved in the overall programme implementation. He/she ensures and guides the appropriate application of systems and procedures and develops enhancements if necessary.
The Health and Data Specialist must effectively influence counterparts from diverse backgrounds to jointly contribute to achieving UNFPA’s mandate. The Health and Data Specialist is a primary person responsible for health outcomes and M&E of the UNFPA-supported projects and programmes including the UNFPA-implemented Integrated Support Programme for Women and Young People’s Health in Umnugobi Province.

Qualifications and Experience:

Your Education
Master’s degree in Public Health, Public Administration, Statistics, Economics, Development Studies, and/or other related social and medical science field.
Your Experience

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in implementing development programmes/projects related to women and youth health.
  • Substantive knowledge and understanding of the Mongolian socio-economic, cultural and political conditions and specific expertise in planning, monitoring and evaluation are expected.
  • Knowledge of UN policies and practices is an asset.
  • Strong verbal and written communications in English/or and in the relevant UN working language in the region
  • Languages: Fluency in English is required.


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.
Health and data specialists Job Description

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:

Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at 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