Project Officer, Reproductive Health

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Agency: UNFPA

Title: Project Officer, Reproductive Health

Vacancy End Date: (Midnight New York, USA) 25/06/2019

Duty Station: Kyiv, Ukraine

Contract Duration: 1 year (renewable)


The Project Officer, Reproductive Health contributes to the effective management of UNFPA projects activities (both development and humanitarian) in the areas of reproductive health, health system response to GBV, reproductive health commodity security.

Duties and Responsibilities

• In collaboration with Government counterparts, UN Agencies, and other international and national development and humanitarian partners, contributing to the integration of the reproductive health issues across all three Country Programme outputs with specific focus on SRH related humanitarian response actions, Health system response to GBV, as well as addressing specific needs in access to SRH services and protection of RR of most vulnerable population groups (IDPs, PWD, vulnerable adolescent boys and girls, etc.);

• Providing technical and programmatic inputs to the planning, conceptualization, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of UNFPA-led sexual and reproductive health (SRH) humanitarian response actions and lead CO preparedness actions as related to SRH, including integration of MISP into the national emergency preparedness and response systems;

• Advocating, promoting awareness and understanding of issues and responses related to the goals which Ukraine has committed itself to at the SDG and ICPD and other global commitments;

• Analyzing and interpreting the policy and socio-economic environment relevant to reproductive health and identifies opportunities for UNFPA assistance and intervention. Keeping abreast of new policy developments and strategies analyzing policy papers, strategy documents, national plans and development frameworks, and preparing briefs and inputs for policy dialogue, technical assistance coordination, and development frameworks;

• Providing technical expertise and advice CO on the issues of Reproductive health, Health system response to GBV as well as family planning and achieving RHCS;

• Helping create and document knowledge about current and emerging issues related to reproductive health and gender issues by analyzing programme, projects, strategies, approaches and ongoing experience for lessons learned, best practices, and sharing with management for use in knowledge sharing and planning future strategies;

• Collecting, analyzing and providing to the UNFPA CO and its partners all data and information related to the CO programme activities in the area of RH, to be used for the UN and UNFPA programming purposes, providing inputs to the UNFPA CP reporting documents and frameworks, both narrative and indicator-related;

• Assisting advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of Country Office by preparing relevant documentation, i.e. project summaries, conference papers, speeches, donor profiles, and participating in donor meetings and public information events;

• Providing programmatic and technical support to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Regional health authorities and other UNFPA partners to ensure integration of SRH related issues into the national health strategies and programmes;

• Manage implementation of the assigned project components/activities within Country Programme portfolio aligning with Government priorities and UNFPA programme policies and procedures including:

  • Providing overall coordination and administration of the project activities, including management of assigned IP’s to ensure that the implementation of the project (s) complies with the approved work plans and budgets;
  • Preparing, updating, implements and monitoring the calendar activity plans for the project (s) based on the approved annual work plan (s);
  • Analyzing the project implementation, identifies possible implementation obstacles and suggests solutions, reports on the output delivery to the Assistant Representative, and to CO programme and operations staff, in their areas of competence;
  • Ensuring visibility of the project implementation through public relations, advocacy, working with the mass media and other communications activities;
  • Preparing and submitting to the UNFPA CO the reporting documents related to project (s) managed, including reports and monitoring data;
  • Regularly communicating with and gives advice to the UNFPA CO on all matters related to the project implementation to ensure success of the project (s);
  • Providing project-related information for the UN and UNFPA communications activities, including news, press announcements, press releases, summaries/overviews, presentations;

• Performing other project-related tasks requested by the CO management.


Core Competencies:

  • Achieving results;
  • Being accountable;
  • Developing and applying professional expertise/business acumen;
  • Thinking analytically and strategically;
  • Working in teams/managing ourselves and our relationships;
  • Communicating for impact.

Functional Competencies:

  • Advocacy/ Advancing a policy-oriented agenda;
  • Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/ building strategic alliances and partnerships;
  • Delivering results-based programmes;
  • Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilisation.

Managerial Competencies:

  • Providing strategic focus;
  • Engaging in internal/external partners and stakeholders;
  • Leading, developing and empowering people, creating a culture of performance;
  • Making decisions and exercising judgment.


  • Exemplifying integrity;
  • Demonstrating commitment to UNFPA and the UN system;
  • Embracing cultural diversity;
  • Embracing change.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Master’s degree in public health, population, demography and/or other related social science discipline;
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in the field of sexual reproductive health (SRH), gender-based violence (GBV), including in humanitarian settings, family planning, RHCS;
  • Experience in working with government institutions, bilateral and multilateral organizations and civil society;
  • Proven knowledge of project management, including design, monitoring and evaluation of development projects, RBM and human rights based approach;


All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

UNDP is committed to achieving diversity within its workforce, and encourages all qualified applicants, irrespective of gender, nationality, disabilities, sexual orientation, culture, religious and ethnic backgrounds to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

The United Nations does not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process.

Application Instruction: If you wish to apply for this or other positions, please visit UNDP website, section jobs and apply only.


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