Individual Consultant Contract

Programme Associate; Deadline 4 November 2019 [Closed]

4 November 2019

UNFPA sub offices in Dhangadhi, Butwal and Janakpur

Programme Associate

No. of positions: 3 positions

Category: Individual Consultant Contract [equivalent to GS-7]

Duty Stations: UNFPA sub offices in Dhangadhi, Butwal and Janakpur

Deadline: Monday, 4 November 2019 by 5.00 pm Nepal time

Background: Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Regional Development Coordinator, the Programme Associate provides quality programme, financial and administrative support to the team and contributes to the efficient and effective delivery of programme results under the UNFPA Eight Country Programme for Nepal. This includes supporting programme planning, implementation and reporting. S/he will apply the established systems and procedures and assist in the creation of substantive knowledge by compiling, synthesizing and analysing information relevant to population and development, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and gender equality issues.

Eligibility: Completed secondary school level education; First level university degree in public health, population, economics, demography and/or other related social sciences is preferable; Seven years of relevant experience in programme and administrative work; Experience in social sector/programme development/research would be an asset; Knowledge of results based management; Working in teams; Time management and multi-tasking ability; Knowledge of financial management; Excellent English language skills; Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral form; Excellent knowledge of computer systems and applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

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: Monday, 4 November 2019 by 5.00 pm 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.