Fixed Term Appointment

Programme Specialist, Family Planning [Closed]

24 December 2020


Re-Advertisement: Programme Specialist, Family Planning, 1 position

Category: Fixed Term Appointment [NO-C]

Job Opening ID: 32837

Deadline: Thursday, 24 December 2020 by 5 pm Nepal time

Position:  To work in close collaboration with key stakeholders in particular the Ministry of Health Population, provincial and local health authorities, implementing partners, and the FP 2020 partnerships in Nepal to advance family planning as a part of the sexual and reproductive programme. Also to work with Logistics Management Section to strengthen FP commodity management and SCM capacities in the country.

Eligibility: Master's Degree in Public Health, with at least 5 years professional experience in policy advocacy work and in managing health programmes, preferably in the area of sexual and reproductive health and family planning (SRH/FP0 and supply chain management or Medical Doctor (MBBS). Knowledge of decentralization of health system in the federal Nepal as well as of the latest developments in the field of SRH/FP including health financing and health systems strengthening is preferable. Excellent analytical skills and ability to provide strategic technical leadership, handle complexities and engage effectively with a wide range of stakeholders essential. Demonstrated leadership, management, and team working skills required. High degree of proficiency in both written and spoken English and Nepali required. Ability to elaborate reports, document and disseminate good practices essential.

How to apply: UNFPA has established an electronic application management system. This allows applicants to create a candidate profile, which can be updated regularly and submitted for more than one vacancy. 

The above post is being re-advertised to widen the pool of candidates. All previous candidates need not re-apply. 

A full job description of the position can be accessed at and only online applications using this link will be accepted.

Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.

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.