UNFPA Technical Specialist Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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UNFPA Technical Specialist Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

UNFPA Zimbabwe looking for “Technical Specialist”.

Applicants with a Master’s Degree may apply on or before 09th May, 2024.

The United Nations Population Fund, formerly the United Nations Fund for Population Activities, is a UN agency aimed at improving reproductive and maternal health worldwide.

The UNFPA has published a job vacancy announcement on 04th May, 2024 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Technical Specialist to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

UNFPA Job Vacancy 2024


The Technical Specialist, Gender Equality, GBV and Humanitarian Response will be responsible for:

  • In collaboration with Government counterparts, UN, CSOs and other partners, overseeing the design and implementation of UNFPA programmes in Zimbabwe, aligning with Government priorities and UNFPA programmes, policies and procedures.
  • Contributing to effective coordination related to gender equality and GBV prevention in the country by being actively involved in key coordination meetings and platforms. This includes participating in relevant development and humanitarian coordination platforms meetings, including inter-agency.
  • Ensuring ownership and sustainability of the programme by directly engaging with the management in the Ministry of Women Affairs on the issues of UNFPA concern, including advocating for enhanced domestic financing to Gender equality and GBV response.
  • Providing high level technical support to partners when needed, including supporting capacity building of district local governments and local partners to generate, analyze and utilize quality GBV data for evidence-based decision making, policy and program formulation, monitoring and evaluation
  • Assessing implications of new policy developments and strategies on programme execution, and ensuring their integration.
  • Providing technical support to the development of relevant advocacy and policy documents to address GBV prevention and broader gender issues in the country.
  • Offer technical support to the government and implementing partners to ensure efficiency, effectiveness and coherence of program implementation in humanitarian and development settings.
  • Overseeing achievement of programme results by ensuring that monitoring and oversight mechanisms are established and implemented
  • Ensuring effective knowledge management strategies are implemented by the programme team, capturing lessons learned and best practices for future planning; addressing training needs of partners and staff.
  • Supporting district local governments and implementing partners in the region to prepare and submit technical and financial reports in conformity with signed donor agreements and in accordance with UNFPA guidelines and standards.
  • Actively participating in the evaluation and documentation of program results in the country, best practices and lessons learned and effectively sharing these with relevant partners to inform programming, policy and advocacy.
  • Establishing and maintaining mutually respectful relationships with strategic partners, development partners, UN agencies and implementing partners and other duty bearers in the country to facilitate timely and efficient delivery of programmes.
  • Actively promoting and supporting UN Reform/delivering as one initiatives and the UN Area Coordination in the country to strengthen coordination, coherence and efficiency of the programmes
  • Proactively contribute to Gender advocacy, partnership building and resource mobilization efforts of Country Office by preparing relevant documentation (i.e. project summaries, conference papers, speeches, donor profiles, and participating in donor meetings and public information events).
  • Working with media to publicize UNFPA’s development and humanitarian work and achievements, to disseminate UNFPA’s field-level results in national media.
  • Facilitating the identification of resource gaps in the districts and humanitarian settings and providing technical input to the development of resource mobilization strategic documents.
  • Directly supervising the UNFPA Programme Analyst in the Gender Unit
  • Facilitating professional development of staff and promoting their safety and well-being
  • Representing UNFPA at key Humanitarian Response and Gender events where required, in line with UNFPA’s mandate, including high level field visits by government and donors, international days and policy formulation fora.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Title: Technical Specialist, Gender Equality, GBV and Humanitarian Response
  • Job Identification: 17779
  • Locations: Harare, Zimbabwe
  • Posting Date: 23/04/2024, 21:21
  • Apply Before: 09/05/2024, 02:29
  • Job Schedule: Full time
  • Grade: P4
  • Vacancy Type: Fixed Term
  • Rotational/Non Rotational: Non-Rotational
  • Contract Duration: 1 Year
  • Required Languages: English
  • Job Category: Humanitarian & Emergency Response

Minimum Requirement:


  • Masters Degree degree in Gender, health, population, demography, development, law and/or other related social science field.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least 7 years of increasingly responsible professional experience in the field of development and population activities;
  • Significant work experience in the field of Gender, Gender-Based Violence, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
  • Specialized knowledge and experience in GBV response within the development-humanitarian nexus and integrated SRHR/GBV/HIV approaches will be desired;
  • Experience in programme/ project management including experience in large multi-sector programmes;
  • Experience in implementing legislation


  • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Working knowledge of another UN Official Language, an asset.

How to Apply UNFPA Technical Specialist Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://estm.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_2003/job/17779

The Closing Date: 09th May, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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