Call for applications: UNFPA SURGE Roster – GBV Profiles

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UNFPA is seeking experts in the following areas for inclusion into UNFPA’s Global Emergency (Surge) Roster:

1)   GENDER BASED VIOLENCE IN EMERGENCIES (there is no need to specify specific profile within the area of GBViE with application):

o   GBV PROGRAMME SPECIALIST: Oversees the implementation of UNFPA’s GBV programming in a humanitarian emergency. UNFPA GBV programming in humanitarian emergencies is multi-sectoral and involves implementing partners and other stakeholders from the affected communities, such as NGO and government, UN agencies, and other national and international organizations that engage in comprehensive prevention and response initiatives in line with a survivor-centred approach.

o   GBV INTERAGENCY COORDINATOR: Coordinates prevention and response interventions within the humanitarian architecture coordination mechanisms, such as GBV Sub-Sector/Cluster and GBV working groups. The GBV Coordinator is an interagency functional area led by UNFPA and represents all GBV actors to promote an efficient and coordinated response. In addition, the role advocates for GBV within the Humanitarian Country Team (HCT), supports mainstreaming GBV in other sectors, and promotes resource mobilisation for the GBV community in country.

o   GBV INFORMATION MANAGEMENT OFFICER: Maintains, strengthens, leads and manages the GBV Sub-Cluster/Sub-Sector Information Management function in line with the Humanitarian Program Cycle: engaging in robust analyses of available secondary data; consolidating existing assessments and findings; promoting assessments on the GBV situation and/or work with relevant agencies, support GBV data collection and dissemination in a safe and ethical way; and mapping current information available at country level.

Click here to learn more about the role and apply for GBV positions, Job ID 14464.

2)   SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH IN EMERGENCIES: Click here to learn more about the role and apply for the SRH position, Job ID 14433.

3)   SENIOR EMERGENCY COORDINATOR:  Click here to learn more & apply for the Senior Emergency Coordinator role, Job ID 14466.

4)   HUMANITARIAN COORDINATOR:   Click here to learn more and apply for the Humanitarian Coordinator role, Job ID 14467.

5)   COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER:  Click here to learn more and apply for the Communications Officer role, Job ID 14469.

Candidates should meet at least the following requirements:

o Advanced university degree from an accredited institution (qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree).

o A minimum of two years relevant experience in a humanitarian setting  (for Senior Emergency Coordinator role, a minimum of 10-15 years of increasingly responsible experience in coordinating, developing and implementing humanitarian interventions in crisis settings).

o Excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, with team members based in other countries/organizations.

o Able to work effectively in a multicultural environment

o Able to work with different stakeholders from government institutions, international organizations, academia and NGOs

o Expertise in relevant areas such as preventing and responding to gender based violence, protection, humanitarian coordination, psychosocial support, sexual and reproductive health, public health, communications, gender equality and other related sectors.

Languages: Excellent analytical, communication, writing and editorial skills in English is mandatory. Candidates with proficiency in Arabic, Farsi or French will be prioritized.

Please apply no later than 25 February 2018 at 1700 New York time.  

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