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National Consultant – Temporary Programme Specialist for Reproductive Health
Contract Type: Individual Consultant
Duration: July to October 2022
Closing date: 19 July 2022
Job Code: UNFPA/IDN/ICC/22/05

Details Job description and requirements as stated in the attached ToR.
Interested and qualified individuals are requested to submit the UN Personal History (P11)
Form to with post code as subject of the email.

Purpose of Consultancy:

The Temporary Programme Specialist for Reproductive Health ensures the effective management of
UNFPA activities in the areas of reproductive health, with special focus on maternal health and
family planning. S/he oversees project formulation, implementation and evaluation, joint
programming initiatives and national development frameworks. S/he leads the programme team
and collaborates with the CO’s operations/administrative support staff.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Programme Specialist advances the ICPD policy agenda in a politically sensitive environment
responding to changing substantive priorities of Governments. The Programme Specialist facilitates
and coordinates technical advisers and experts and promotes partnership, synergy and strategic
alliances with counterparts in government, multilateral 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. The Programme Specialist oversees the work of the
programme team as well as consultants, advisors, and experts and establishes and maintains
collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multilateral and bilateral donor
agencies and civil society to address emerging issues. S/he must effectively influence counterparts
from diverse backgrounds to contribute to achieving UNFPA’s mandate. Internal contacts include the
Representative, Assistant Representative, the CO’s programme/ technical team. External contacts
include other UN agencies in the country, and counterparts and partners in Country programme
activities, including international NGOs, experts etc.

In collaboration with Government counterparts, NGOs and other partners, the Temporary
Programme Specialist oversees the implementation of the 10 th Country Programme’s outputs on
Maternal Health and Reproductive Health and Family Planning as follows:
● Oversee achievement of programme results by ensuring appropriate policies and procedures
are applied by programme team, and appropriate monitoring and oversight mechanisms and
systems are established and implemented
● Oversees project implementation, facilitates coordination between IPs in SRHR related
interventions for timely and efficient delivery of project inputs. This includes among other the
key interventions in the area of integrated planning and budgeting on RH for maternal mortality

reduction; rights-based family planning programming; Family Planning 2030 and South-South
and Triangular Cooperation in the areas of Reproductive Health
● Assess implications of new policy developments and strategies on programme execution and
ensure appropriate implementation.
● Ensure completion of high-quality knowledge products on Reproductive Health and use this
knowledge for information sharing and planning future strategies.
● Participate in advocacy and resource mobilization efforts of Country Office by ensuring
preparation of relevant documentation, i.e. project summaries, conference papers, speeches,
donor profiles, and participating in related donor meetings and public information events.
● Carry out any other duties as may be required by the UNFPA Country Office.

Required Expertise, Qualifications and Competencies, including Language Requirements:

1. Required Skills and Experience
a) Advanced degree in health, population, demography and/or other related social sciences
b) Five years professional experience in the field of reproductive health activities
c) Experience in programme/project management including experience in large multi-sector
projects, designing and appraising proposals and actively liaising with relevant and potential
project partners.
d) Sound experience in implementing SRH programme in a development context or
humanitarian situation.

2. Competencies
a) Providing strategic focus
b) Engaging internal/ external partners and stakeholders
c) Leading, developing and empowering people/ creating a culture of performance
d) Making decisions and exercising judgement

3. Functional Skill Set
a) Advocacy/ Advancing a policy-oriented agenda
b) Leveraging the resources of national governments and partners/ building strategic alliances
and partnerships
c) Delivering results-based programme
d) Internal and external communication and advocacy for results mobilization

4. Language
Excellent communication, facilitation and report-writing skills in English and Bahasa Indonesia.

UNFPA Work Environment

UNFPA provides a work environment that reflects the values of gender equality, teamwork,
embracing diversity in all its forms, integrity and a healthy balance of work and life. We are
committed to maintaining our balanced gender distribution and therefore encourage women to
apply. UNFPA promotes equal opportunities for all including persons with disabilities.