Youth Programme Officer Job in Kenya

Task description

Under the direct supervision of the
ASRH& Youth Specialist, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following

Familiarize self with UNFPA programme
activities particularly around AYSRH including the AYSRH social and policy
environment, through interaction with colleagues and reading relevant

Support documentation and knowledge
sharing on current and emerging trends in ASRH/HIV&AIDS by analysing
programmes, projects, strategies, approaches and best practices.

Assist in preparation of AYSRH related
programme and policy documents including concept notes, reports, policies,
guidelines, speeches, position papers and policy briefs

Support implementing partners in
preparation of annual work plans to ensure timely submission of work-plans and
budgets, reports and other relevant documents and effective implementation of
the project activities.

Support advocacy and resource
mobilization efforts of the Country Office

Participate in various technical
working groups relating to adolescent/youth Sexual and reproductive health

Make preparatory arrangements for
programme related seminars/workshops and meetings, including monitoring

Support the strengthening of UNFPA
youth networks including the development of a practical framework for
strengthening meaningful youth participation internally and in national

Perform any other duties that may be
assigned from time to time

Eligibility criteria


18 – 26

Additional eligibility criteria

This assignment is funded by the
Government of Kazakhstan, therefore only citizens of Kazakhstan are eligible to

Proficiency in English is required for
all assignments.


Candidate must be a national of a
country other than the country of assignment.


Required experience

1 years of experience in in
Adolescent/Youth Reproductive Health programmes/project management/Youth
Empowerment/Public Policy development and analysis and research and advocacy in
the public or private sector

Previous experience as a volunteer
and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work,
internship) would be highly regarded;

Strong analytical and strategic
thinking skills.

Strong verbal and written
communication skills.

Proficiency in current office software
applications and corporate IT systems

Area(s) of expertise

Development programmes, Health,


English, Level: Fluent, Required

Required education level

Bachelor degree or equivalent in
Social/behavioural Sciences, Medicine, Public Health or Public Policy.

Competencies and values


Adaptability and Flexibility

Commitment and Motivation

Commitment to Continuous Learning



Empowering Others

Ethics and Values



Respect for Diversity


Working in Teams

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