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31 Août 2016 Il y a 8 years

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Régions concernées par cette opportunité: Tunis
Domaines concernées par cette opportunité: Santé

Official Job Title: Assistant Representative

Duty Station: Tunisia

Grade (Classified) NO-D

Post Type: Non-Rotational

Classification Authority: UNFPA/ASRO

Date: August 2016

Organizational Location:

The Assistant Representative is located in Tunisia Country Offices (CO) and reports to the UNFPA country director (CD) S/he acts on behalf of the UNFPA Representative in his/her absence.

Job Purpose:

In Coordination with the CD, the Assistant Representative designs, develops, and manages an innovative and responsive country programme. The Assistant Representative leads the programme team, inspiring it to translate the regional and country goals into specific solutions and results.

Major Activities/Expected Results:

  • Conducts substantive policy dialogue with Government counterparts and UN and other development partners to facilitate the incorporation of UNFPA’s programme priorities and ICPD agenda into national plans and strategies, UN systems initiatives and development frameworks (CCA, UNDAF, PRSPs, SWAPs, CAPs, MDG).
  • Translates global strategies into country specific advocacy strategies, creates and delivers effective evidence-based advocacy messages to promote UNFPA’s programme goals taking into account political and social sensitivities.
  • Promotes a results based approach and integrates innovative policies and strategies into the design and formulation of country programmes, sub-programmes and projects based on strategic priorities and responsive to the countries’ needs in the areas of reproductive health, population and development and gender.
  • Facilitates the achievement of programme results by identifying, providing and coordinating substantive and technical inputs into programme development and implementation, ensuring substantive monitoring and oversight and coordinating and evaluating the inputs of consultants and technical experts.
  • Promotes knowledge sharing and continuous learning, testing, linking and documenting innovative strategies, approaches, lessons learned and best practices inside and outside UNFPA and replicating these strategies and approaches. Ensures that programme staff integrate new substantive policies, methodologies and tools (RBM, gender concepts etc.).
  • Mobilizes co-financing resources for support to the country programme recommending a strategic approach and encouraging Country Office action. Assists the government and other executing agencies in the coordination of assistance for population programmes.

Work Relations:

The Assistant Representative advances the ICPD policy agenda in a politically sensitive environment responding to changing substantive priorities of Governments. The Assistant Representative facilitates and coordinates technical advisers and experts and promotes partnership, synergy and strategic alliances with counterparts in government, multi-lateral and bilateral agencies and civil society. S/he contributes to UN systems coordination through participation in policy dialogue and provision of inputs into joint common system initiatives.

Internal contacts include the Representative, Deputy Representative, the CO’s programme/technical team, other divisions/branches at HQ, the RO and the SRO, and counterparts in other country offices. External contacts include other UN agencies in country, and counterparts and partners in Country programme activities, including international NGOs, experts etc.

 Required Competencies:

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Critères d'éligibilité

  • Advanced degree in Public Health, Medicine, Sociology, Demography, Gender, International Relations,International Development, Economics, Public Administration, Management or other related field.
  • 7 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of development and population activities, including programme designing, appraising and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to refine programme design to ensure alignment of organizational programme objectives to national priorities/capacities.
  • Proven ability to lead and manage teams to achieve demonstrable results.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to foster engaged partnerships at a high level of representation and to maintain political partnerships.
  • Advocacy/advancing a policy oriented agenda – influencing the public policy agenda; demonstrates political/cultural acumen in proposing technically sound, evidence-based approaches and solutions;
  • Results based programme development and management – achieving results through programme design and innovative resourcing strategies; ensures integration of UNFPA’s strategic concerns in inter-agency, other multilateral initiatives and multi-sectoral development frameworks;
  • Leveraging the resources of partners/ building strategic alliances and partnerships – building strategic alliances; makes effective use of UNFPA’s resources and comparative advantage to strengthen alliances;
  • Innovation and marketing of new approaches – fostering innovation in others; creates an environment that fosters innovation and innovative thinking;
  • Job knowledge/technical expertise – expert knowledge of own discipline; possesses expert knowledge of advanced concepts in primary discipline, a broad knowledge of related disciplines, as well as in-depth knowledge of relevant organizational policies and procedures.
  • Fluency in English. French and Arabic, are required.

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