Monday, 24 March 2014

Temporary Programme Associate at United Nations Commission On Life-Saving Commodities For Women And Children (UNCOLSC)

Job Title: Temporary Programme Associate

Employer: United Nations Commission On Life-Saving Commodities For Women And Children (UNCOLSC)

Duty Station: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania  

Application Deadline: 4th April 2014

Job Description:

Organizational Setting:

The United Nations Commission on Life-Saving Commodities for Women and Children (UNCoLSC), created under the auspices of the Secretary-General's Every Woman Every Child initiative, is a high-level commission to advocate for the increased availability, affordability and accessibility of 13 essential but underutilized supplies for maternal and child health. The work of the UNCoLSC is managed centrally by an interagency RMNCH Strategy and Coordination Team. The Steering Committee reviews key decisions required to implement the work of the Commission including allocation and release of funds. The Administrative Agent centrally for the funds of the UNCoLSC is UNFPA and in Tanzania the Managing Agent in the country is also UNFPA. The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare and the Ministry of Health in Zanzibar are key Implementing Partners. Tanzania is one of the first set of 8 countries that has submitted a work plan to the Commission.


Under the direct supervision of the LSC Coordinator and overall supervision of the Deputy Representative, the Programme Associate will be supporting the Life-saving commodities work plan as managed by UNFPA and it's implementing partners. S/he will ensure appropriate communication documentation and process for the LSC interventions. S/he works in close cooperation with the RH team, with national authorities and implementing partners for the realization of the results as per the work plan submitted to the UNCoLSC secretariat.

The detailed Terms of Reference is posted on the UNFPA Tanzania Country Office website accessible via the above URL/website

How to Apply:

Applicants are kindly requested to send their CV and P11 form which can be accessed through

http;// along with a cover letter to UNFPA's Office in Dar es Salaam by e-mail below by 04 April 2014.

UNFPA aims at delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe, and every young person's potential is fulfilled.