Temporary Appointment

IC-2020-017 National Consultant on In-Dept study on unmet need for Family Planning

5 April 2020

UNFPA Mongolia CO


The Mongolia Country Office of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), an international development agency, is inviting prospective individuals to provide consultancy services.


National Consultant on In-Dept study on unmet need for Family Planning


The consultant is expected to work full time for 22 working days starting from April 2020

Issue date:

March 20, 2020


April 5, 2020, 05:00 pm (GMT+8)

Specific responsibilities of the National consultant are:

  • to review the available literature, meet relevant key informants and get thoroughly acquainted with the country context around family planning, including the demand for and availability of methods and services, and client perspectives, for the last decade;
  • to analyze the raw data of the SISS 2013 and 2018 using SPSS or other statistical platforms in order to identify independent factors controlled for the effect of other confounding factors that influence the unmet need for family planning using appropriate statistical methods;
  • to conduct a specific analysis of the factors influencing the behavior of selected population groups such as young women, poor, herders, women, and girls with disabilities, etc.;
  • to Write a detailed report describing the methodology, findings and evidence-based recommendations and linkages with the facts identified from country context analysis;
  • to organize and facilitate a consultative workshop on findings and recommendations involving relevant stakeholders such as ministries, government agencies, health and research institutions, NGOs and development partners; and
  • to ensure that the comments and feedback received from stakeholders during the consultative workshop are fully incorporated into the final report

The interested individuals are encouraged to thoroughly examine the Terms of Reference for the detail of the assignment, which can be found in the UNFPA Mongolia website (https://mongolia.unfpa.org/en/past-vacancies) under the same title or the reference: IC-2020-017.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Advanced degree (at least Masters) from a recognized academic institution in development studies, social science, public health or related field;
  • At least 3 years’ experience in conducting research and data analysis, both quantitative and qualitative, including authorship of a research paper in a peer-reviewed journal;
  • Proficiency with database and statistical analysis software;
  • Experience of data analysis, and traceable record of producing reports of excellent quality;
  • Experience of working with the United Nations and engaging with government and ministries is desirable;
  • Working knowledge of English; and
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills

Competency requirement:

  • Demonstrates commitment to human development principles and values;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Shares knowledge and experience;
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills;
  • Provides helpful feedback and advice;
  • Advanced and demonstrable analytical and writing skills;

This post is for local nationals only!

Please submit your application through the email: vacancy@unfpa.org.mn with the subject line: IC-2020-017 – National Consultant on In-Dept study on unmet need for Family Planning

The application should include:

  • UN personal history form-P11 which is available on the above website (Supplemented with CV, scanned copy of Diplomas and Certificates, and ID).
  • Brief description of the approach to work
  • Price offer using the Price quotation form which can be downloaded from the website (the price offer is subject to negotiation by UNFPA should it exceed allowed threshold)


Contact person: B.Tsetsenbaatar, E-mail: batsuuri@unfpa.org
UNFPA Mongolia Country Office
Floor 4, UN House, UN Street 14, Sukhbaatar District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 14201
Tel: 976-11-353503, extension 3355