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Assistant Representative – UNFPA Somalia

The Assistant Representative is located in the Hargeisa Sub-Office and reports to the UNFPA Representative.

Job Purpose

  • Under the guidance and direction of the Representative, the Assistant Representative will work with local authorities, UN system organizations, multi and bilateral international development agencies, civil society and local communities to primarily provide technical and programme assistance to the activities of the UNFPA Country Programme.
  • The Assistant Representative will have responsibilities for the day-to-day operations on the ground and oversight of the substantive and technical content of the programme, as well as finance, personnel and office administration matters.
  • The Assistant Representative advances the ICPD policy agenda in a politically sensitive environment responding to changing substantive priorities of Governments. The Assistant Representative facilitates and coordinates technical advisers and experts and promotes partnership, synergy and strategic alliances with counterparts’ government, multi-lateral and bilateral agencies and civil society. S/he contributes to UN systems coordination through participation in policy dialogue and provision of inputs into joint UN common system initiatives

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