Individual Consultant

National Individual Consultant to support drafting of the National Population Policy [Closed]

2 September 2020



National Individual Consultant to support drafting of the National Population Policy

Category: Individual Consultant Contract

Duration: 30 working days

Deadline: Wednesday, 2 September 2020

Background: Population Management Division/Ministry of Health and Population (PMD/MoHP) is developing the National Population Policy with integration of the country's current contexts. The PMD/MoHP would like to ensure that the process of the policy formulation goes through adequate technical rigor, evidence-based and consultation among the relevant stakeholders before it is submitted for final government approval. The National Consultant will provide necessary technical support to PMD/MoHP through UNFPA to achieve its above-mentioned objective. 

Eligibility: PhD in demography, social sciences, development studies or a related field; 10 years of work experience in population and development fields with relevant international experience as an added advantage; Exposure to government and international policy document review and analysis; Familiarity with the implementation and progress review of international conferences including ICPD, SDGs, etc.; Proven experience in population and public health research field desirable; Experience of working with multi-stakeholders, including Government, multi and bilateral donors, national/international NGOs and civil society; Good sense of initiative and ability to work independently; Excellent facilitation and analytical skills; Excellent computer skills; Fluency in written and spoken Nepali and English.

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 (Nepali nationals only) must complete a Personal History Form (P-11), together with a curriculum vitae (CV) and application letter. P-11 form can be downloaded from the Please send your applications only by email to clearly marking the Position Title in the Subject of your email.    

Deadline for applications: Wednesday, 2 September 2020 by 5.00 pm Nepal time.  Applications received after the deadline will not be accepted.  UNFPA will only respond to applications 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.