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Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Specialist


Job Opening ID: 40841

Position: Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) Specialist

Agency: UNFPA Nepal Country Office

No. of position: One position

Type of contract: Fixed Term Appointment 

Post level: NO-C

Duty station: Kathmandu

Application deadline: Friday, 28 January 2022, 5pm Nepal Time

Duration: One year (renewable)



1. Education:

              Advanced Degree in Public Health, Health Economics, Medicine/Health Sciences, or related disciplines.

2. Knowledge and Experience:

    • At least five years of increasingly responsible professional experience at the advisory/managerial level in managing sexual and reproductive health programmes;
    • Demonstrable technical expertise in sexual and reproductive health;
    • Strong understanding of reproductive rights and gender dimensions in policy and programme formulation, implementation and monitoring;
    • Proven ability to engage in high-level policy dialogue and advocacy;
    • Proven experience in coordinating/managing a multi-disciplinary team of staff, experts and consultants;
    • Familiarity in communicating in a clear and articulated manner, technical and/or complex issues to different types of audiences;
    • Demonstrated ability to network at high-levels within the health sector;
    • Demonstrated experience in coordination and liaison with government counterparts, non government organizations, UN agencies, private sector, development partners and CBOs.
    • Possess excellent interpersonal, emotional intelligence, negotiating, intercultural communication skills and political acumen;
    • Ability to work independently and in culturally diverse teams.
    • Experience in humanitarian response is an asset.

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.


A full job description of the position can be accessed at and only 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.