The UNFPA recruits 01 Humanitarian Response Specialist
|Localisation||Dakar / Sénégal|
|Expiration||03 Mai 2019|
| Description de l’offre|
The UNFPA is recruiting a Humanitarian Response Specialist, Dakar, Senegal, WCARO.
You will function out of the West & Central Africa regional office, within assigned the Humanitarian and Fragile Context Unit; and will liaise and collaborate with country offices, units at HQ (in particular: HFCB, RHCSB, IERD, PSB), with other UN agencies (ie: OCHA), and various inter-agency working groups, IASC regional working groups.
You will work under the overall leadership of the Regional Director and the supervision of the Deputy Regional Director.
The Humanitarian Response Specialist provides technical and programmatic support in the region and to Country Offices in all areas related to aspects of emergency preparedness, response and recovery, as this relates to the mandate of UNFPA, specifically situations that impact on sexual and reproductive health, gender and population and development. S/he helps to enhance the capacity of country offices, governments and civil society in preparing and addressing emergency and humanitarian situations.
Qualifications and Experience
Advanced university degree or equivalent in Public Health, Medicine, Sociology, Demography, Gender, Economics, International Relations, International Development, Public Administration, Management or other related fields.
Knowledge and Experience
Fluency in English and French is required.