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This is a P-5 contract. This kind of contract is known as Professional and Director staff. It is normally internationally recruited only. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 10 years of experience, depending on education.


The salary for this job should be between 168,632 USD and 211,334 USD.

Salary for a P-5 contract in Pyongyang

The international rate of 110,869 USD, with an additional 52.1% at this the location, applies.

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The Position:

The Representative leads a country office team in the design and implementation of a

population and development and sexual and reproductive health country programme.

Through alliances and partnerships with governments, UN and bilateral agencies,

development partners, civil society, academia and the private sector, the programme aims to

realize the 2030 Agenda in order to make a positive difference in the lives of millions of

people; especially those furthest behind.

Job Purpose:

Under the guidance of a Regional Director, you will lead a Country team in the development

and management of an innovative Country Programme of Cooperation focused on population

and development and universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights, including

maternal health, family planning, gender, and adolescent and youth empowerment.

You are accountable for the effective implementation of the Country Programme, playing the

lead role in promoting the mandate of the organization, and ensuring the integration of issues

of sexual and reproductive health and rights in the broader national development agenda.

Through engagement with national counterparts, UN Country Teams, compelling advocacy,

and delivery of effective programmes, including in emergency settings, you serve on the

frontline of the organization, validating both the mandate of the organization and its ability

to deliver high quality support and results. Your ultimate accountability is to the people that

you serve; the most vulnerable, excluded, or marginalized and for the causes that you serve;

human rights, sustainable development and humanitarian relief.

Applicable to some countries where UNFPA Representative is Country Director:

You may also act as non-resident Country Director in some country offices. In this function

you are supported by the national staff in the respective country offices.


Qualifications and Experience


Advanced university degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Health, Medicine, Sociology, Demography, Gender, International Relations, International Development, Economics, Public Administration, Management or other related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

• 10 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in public administration and international development of which at least 8 years in the field of population and development, sexual and reproductive health or humanitarian at the international level; • Current knowledge of issues of population and development, sexual and reproductive health, and their place in the development and humanitarian agenda; • Proven ability to lead teams to achieve demonstrable and high quality results • Experience at national and international level in advocacy and policy dialogue • Experience in media/communication with partners, and public information • Experience in international development, particularly in the mandate of UNFPA and dedication to the principles of the United Nations; • Field experience is essential; experience from a developing, humanitarian or crisis context is an asset.


Fluency in English is required; Working knowledge of another official UN language is desirable.

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