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UNFPA (INGO)

Dhobighat- lalitpur, Nepal

About Us

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled.
UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives.

UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled.
UNFPA expands the possibilities for women and young people to lead healthy and productive lives.

Head of Provincial Office

Basic Information

  • Job Category NGO/INGO/Social/Develop.Projects
  • Job Location Janakpur/ Dhangadhi/ Butwal
  • Job Level Mid Level
  • Expiry date 2022-02-04

Job Description

The Head of the Provincial Office (PO) plays a leadership role in determining the priorities and shaping strategic interventions at the provincial and local level in the development and humanitarian contexts in line with UNFPA's mandate.

  • S/he ensures the effective management of UNFPA activities across result areas within the respective Province and priority Municipalities to accelerate the achievement of the ICPD Programme of Action and Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development.
  • S/he leads and motivates the UNFPA provincial and local staff to advance the UNFPA policy and programme results in collaboration with the UNFPA Country Office in Kathmandu and other development partners.
  • S/he effectively positions UNFPA to lead on issues of population and development, sexual and reproductive health, and gender equality in development and humanitarian contexts through policy advocacy efforts, ensuring coordinated engagement across the UN system with national counterparts and other development partners.
  • S/he substantively contributes to the management, coordination and quality assurance of planning, implementation, monitoring and results reporting of UNFPA interventions in the Province and priority Municipalities.

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the UNFPA Representative, the Head of the Provincial Office contributes to expanding the range of UNFPA deliverables in the Province and priority Municipalities, within UNFPA's mandate, based on national, provincial and local level priorities and in collaboration with the key stakeholders at all levels and is responsible for:

  • Advocacy and Policy Dialogue
  • Programme Management and Coordination
  • Provincial Office Management and Leadership

Apply Instruction

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 https://nepal.unfpa.org/vacancies and only online applications using this link will be accepted.

Download the Step by Step Guide to Applying in the E-Recruit System of UNFPA at https://www.unfpa.org/resources/step-step-guide-applying-jobs-unfpa. Please print out the Guide for your reference during the registration and application process.