Fixed Term Appointment

Programme Specialist (Strategic Information)

10 April 2017

Gaborone, Botswana

The Programme Specialist oversees the UNFPA 'big data" agenda and ensures the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of Strategic information, Monitoring & Evaluation, Data and Planning. S/he drives UNFPA’s reinforced and reinvigorated strategic information focused on assessing progress in implementing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) policies, identifying programmatic gaps at national level. The incumbent plays a pivotal role in providing the evidence needed by the BCO to fulfil its strategic role in the country through data analysis on the status and trends in SRHR and Maternal Health, including modelling and mapping, to quickly and efficiently assess the impacts of past efforts and chart the way forward.


Qualifications and experience


Advanced degree in Health Economics, Public Policy, Demography or related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

At least five years professional experience in the design, development and operational application of strategic information systems including monitoring and evaluation of sexual and reproductive health programmes.


Submission Deadline

Interested candidates should submit their applications online at  no later than 19 April 2017.

General enquiries regarding the vacancy announcements may be addressed to  or 3633754