Main Tasks & Responsibilities
You would be responsible for:
A. Strategic Support and Environmental Scanning:
Support Humanitarian team to constantly scan of the environment, providing an early
warning information and assuring preparedness mechanisms in the country office for
addressing timely response to emergency situations;
Provide logistical and administrative assistance to country office in relation to UNFPA’s
participation in emergency preparedness and relief efforts;
Maintain continuous and close communication and provide swift follow-up and operational
support to the Country Office during emergency situations.
Coordinate and collaborate with relevant UNFPA programme officers/ regional advisors
and partners (and local NGOs, etc.);
Coordinate with the assigned Consultants and Specialists for operationalization of mobile
Represent UNFPA in humanitarian- related events and meetings as appropriate;
Support regular mapping of SRHR services in humanitarian contexts/responses and liaise
closely with the Health Cluster to ensure that they are represented in 3W exercises.
Qualifications and Experience
Advanced university degree in gender studies, public health, medical sciences, international
relations, development studies, laws, business management social sciences or other related field.
Knowledge and Experience:
A minimum of two years of professional experience is preferred.
Strong commitment to the mandate of the UN and UNFPA in Myanmar
Field experience addressing sexual and reproductive health issues in emergency and post
conflict contexts is an asset , with additional experience related to GBV preferred
Knowledge of reproductive health, GBV, HIV and protection issues in humanitarian and
post-conflict recovery settings
Demonstrated experience facilitating training sessions/continuous medical education for
health workers is preferred
Excellent computer literacy (windows environment, MS office applications including
Word, Excel and Power-point and Internet skills)
Fluency in oral and written English and Myanmar is essential with ability to write clearly and
concisely and to compose correspondence and documents in both languages.