INTERNATIONAL: Deputy Executive Director (Programme) at the Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) level UNFPA | INSTITUTIONS-ONG



UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, works in partnership with governments, the UN system, communities, NGOs, philanthropy and the private sector to raise awareness and mobilize the support and resources needed to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. UNFPA is a field-based organization, operating in 155 countries and territories and employs 4,500 personnel globally. UNFPA mobilizes more than $1 billion a year for programmes that protect the health and rights of women and girls.

Our strategic plan focuses on three transformative results: end unmet need for family planning; end preventable maternal deaths; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. We produce high-quality population data, which is critical to help end the invisibility of those left furthest behind.

We are hiring

To lead our work in delivering on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, UNFPA is recruiting for the position of Deputy Executive Director (Programme) to drive the ambitious ICPD25 goals, while providing technical leadership and enabling the mobilization of programmatic and financial resources to support the implementation of the transformative results.
● Are you experienced and passionate? Can you lead in a dynamic, international, rights-based organization?
● Can you advocate for young people and women‘s rights to make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health and represent and position UNFPA across various intergovernmental bodies and in the international sphere?
● Are you skilled in mobilizing programmatic and financial resources and in building coalitions?
If you answered ‘yes’, UNFPA invites you to apply for the position of:

Deputy Executive Director (Programme) at the Assistant Secretary-General (ASG) level

To find out more visit:

How to Apply
Please forward a copy of your application letter, CV along with relevant documentation in Microsoft Word, to Ms Sidney Moss at               before 5.00pm on 17th April 2020, 5pm GMT. Applications are held in strictest confidence.

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