Author Topic: Job Vacancy at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Nigeria  (Read 1523 times)


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The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the leading UN organization in Reproductive Health and Population and Development, is recruiting personnel for the position of Maternal Health Advisor/Obstetric Fistula Surgeon to be based in Abakaliki (Ebonyi State) with occasional travel to Abuja and Kano:

National Programme Adviser/Maternal Health - Obstetric Fistula Surgeon

Post Level: NOC (ICS10)
Duty Post: Abakaliki,  Ebonyi State (Kano, Abuja)
Type of Contract: Service Contract
 Duration: One Year (Subject to renewal upon satisfactory performance)

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:  Check the vacancy page of UNFPA Nigeria website

Qualifications and Experience:
The Ideal Candidate should:
   Be a Nigerian National (Male or Female)
   Be a Medical Doctor with a post-graduate training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 
   Possess professional experience of a minimum of 10 years in treating and repairing obstetric fistula
   Possess good technical drafting and report writing skills and presentation and interpersonal communication skills.
   Be experienced in working with government institutions and donor organizations.
   Have a strong capability to communicate clearly and concisely in both oral and written English.
   Experience in implementation of Community based health interventions
   Have the ability to work under pressure.
   Have proficiency in current office software applications.

Method of Application:
All applications should include  functional e-mail addresses and mobile phone numbers, letter of application and detailed curriculum vitae (CV),  attached as one file in  MS WORD format  only.   

Applications should be addressed to The UNFPA Resident Representative, Abuja and forwarded to e-mail address - and   clearly marked “MH - FISTULA SURGEON”

Deadline: 23 July, 2010

Please note that UNFPA will respond only to those applicants in whom it has a further interest. Kindly also note that ONLY applications sent by e-mail will be accepted.

Qualified women are encouraged to apply.

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