Assistant Representative

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Based: Malaysia(Federal Territory/Kuala Lumpur)

Posted on 20 Jul 2019

Job Description

NATIONAL POST: Assistant Representative,  Malaysia
Country Office, NOD
(Job Opening ID: 24216)

Summary of Responsibilities
The Assistant Representative, in Coordination  with the Representative, designs, develops, and  manages an innovative and responsive country  programme. You will lead the programme team,  inspiring it to translate the regional and country goals into tangible solutions and results 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 programme / technical staffs and  contribute to UN systems coordination through  participation in policy dialogue and provision of  inputs into joint common system initiatives. 
For complete Terms of Reference, please visit our website at (Job Opening ID:24216).

Minimum Qualifications/Experience
  • Advanced degree In Public Health,  Medicine, Sociology,  Demography, Gender, International Relations,  International Development,  Economics, Public Administration,  Management or other related  discipline.
  • 7 years of progressively  responsible professional  experience in the field of development and population  activities, including programme  designing, appraisal and  management.
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa  Malaysia; knowledge of other  official UN languages is desirable.
Entitlements and Benefits
The post carries the standard set of United  Nations entitlements/benefits for Assistant  Representative (NOD) positions in the UN  common system. For more information, please  visit: www.un.orq/Depts/OHRM/salaries  allowances/salaries/malavsia.htm

  • UNFPA has established an  electronic application management  system. For online  application, please visit our website at (Job Opening ID:24216).
  • Download the "Step by Step Guide  to Applying to Jobs at UNFPA" at http: // employment (Click "Show All”  under ”Working for UNFPA" tab)
  • Only applications received on the  website will be considered for this  position.
  • Deadline for applications: 3Ist July 2019
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
  • 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.

Delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is looking for a suitably qualified Malaysian to fill the following positions in Putrajaya