Service Contract

Family Planning Programme Officer; Deadline 23 September 2019 [Closed]

23 September 2019


Family Planning Programme Officer

No. of position: 1 position

Category: Service Contract [SB 5/Peg I]

Duty Station: UNFPA Country Office, Kathmandu

Deadline: Monday, 23 September 2019 by 5.00 pm Nepal time

Background: UNFPA is currently implementing the “UNFPA Nepal Family Planning Project” funded by United Kingdom’s Department for International Development. The project aims to contribute to improving maternal health, reducing unwanted pregnancies and unsafe abortion through increased access to and use of modern methods of contraception.  To achieve this, there are three overarching outputs: advocacy, service provision, and evidence gathering. The project will give priority to reaching vulnerable population groups including adolescents and youth.  

Eligibility: Master's Degree in Health or equivalent in Public Health, Social Science; Seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in planning, programming, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in health projects, preferably in FP; Strong technical knowledge on FP, both at global and national level; Excellent written and oral communication skills; Proven ability to work under pressure and multitasking; Excellent interpersonal skills, tact, discretion and diplomacy; Excellent computer knowledge; Technical expertise in Excel, data management and understanding of FP programme and data.

How to apply: More detailed information, including the detailed Terms of Reference, competency profile and education/experience and other requirements can be found at: Applicants (Nepalese nationals only) must complete a Personal History Form (P-11), and attach a curriculum vitae (CV). The P-11 form can be downloaded from Please send your applications only by email to clearly marking the Position Title in the Subject of your email.  

Deadline for applications: 23 September 2019 by 5.00pm Nepal time. Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted. UNFPA will only respond to applicants to whom we have further interest.

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. UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork, embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all, including persons with disabilities.