UNFPA Caribbean – Liaison Specialist

THE UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND

Sub-regional Office for the Caribbean invites applications from suitably qualified Caribbean nationals

JOB ID NO.:                                  16049

CLOSING DATE:                          May 21, 2018

POST TITLE:                                Liaison Specialist

CATEGORY:                              * NO-C

POST NUMBER:                          00033611

POST TYPE:                                Non-rotational

DUTY STATION:                          UNFPA Liaison Office – Barbados and the OECS

DURATION:                                  One year (renewable)

ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT:            UNFPA Sub-regional Office for the Caribbean

*Please note that this is not an international post.

Organizational Location

Under the direct supervision of the UNFPA SROC Director and/or Deputy Director, the Liaison Specialist plays the leading role in the delivery of the UNFPA Multi country programme in policy advocacy and dialogue and is responsible for the day-to-day programme and operation activities of the Liaison Office for Barbados and the OECS.

Job Purpose

The UNFPA Liaison Specialist plays a leading role in strengthening the Country’s capacity to implement the ICPD Program of Action within the context of its national development efforts for the achievement of the SDGs, thus ensuring national ownership. The Liaison Specialist substantively contributes on advancing a policy-oriented agenda, leveraging the resources of national governments, building strategic alliances and partnerships and developing internal and external communication.

The Liaison Specialist proactively supports the resource mobilization strategies at country level and provides the SRO Director/Representative with information and guidance on population dynamics and its linkages with women and youth sexual and reproductive health, youth empowerment and gender equality.

The Liaison Specialist will engage with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to advance collaboration with UNFPA on issues of common interest, including but not limited to the population dynamics, youth and gender agenda and sexual and reproductive health.

S/He is primarily responsible for promoting at the national level the goals of UNFPA and ensuring the integration of issues of population, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and gender in the broader development agenda.  Key areas of work include:

  • Policy Development & Advocacy
  • Partnerships and Advocacy
  • Resource Mobilization

Requirements:

To apply please visit the UNFPA Caribbean website for the detailed Job Description and instructions.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Abi-Gail Averlon Toussaint (Ms.)
Information Unit

ILO Decent Work Team and Office for the Caribbean

Stanmore House
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P.O. Box 1201
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Trinidad and Tobago
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