Programme Specialist, MNH/SRHR Universal Health Coverage, Systems and Policies, Sexual & Reproductive Health and Rights Branch, Nairobi, Kenya

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1006368
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 7 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Responsibilities of the incumbent in this post include:

  •  influencing the substantive research agenda;
  •  advising on priorities in substantive areas;
  •  maintaining technical partnerships on critical issues;
  •  providing leadership to ensure that technical knowledge is updated, generated, collected and disseminated for effective technical and policy engagement.
  •  Capacity building of UNFPA staff and partners

In all activities, s/he fosters collaboration within the Programme Division and across UNFPA including the Humanitarian Response Division, Regional Offices, and with the UNFPA technical network, ensuring the timeliness, adequacy, relevance and quality of substantive outputs.

The incumbent is responsible for: A. Strategic technical support

  •  Scan the substantive environment and maintain feedback loops on technical issues with other branches, with Regional and National technical staff in order to identify substantive gaps and needs in support of UNFPA’s Strategic Plan.
  •  Identify priority areas in health systems strengthening, UHC, PHC, health policy and resource allocation for maternal and newborn, and contribute to develop UNFPA strategic positions and related policies, frameworks, evidence-based arguments, and operational strategies, in collaboration and coordination with other Branches, for overall health system strengthening;

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