SDHS/Census Coordinator (Temporary Appointment), Pyongyang, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, P-4



Duration: 6 months

Closing Date: 1 August 2016 (5 pm New York time)

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the UNFPA Representative, the SDHS/Census Coordinator plays the leading role in achieving the outcomes and results of UNFPA SDHS/2018 DPRK Census project (the Project).

Job Purpose

In close collaboration with the UNFPA Technical Specialist on PD and guided by the UNFPA/Republic of Korea (ROK) project document on SDHS/2018 DPRK Census, the incumbent provides UNFPA Representative and CO team a technical as well as day-to-day coordination and management support in achieving results under the Project. S/he establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with counterparts in government, multilateral and bi-lateral donor agencies and civil society and supports other team members to facilitate overall programme delivery. This position is included in the UNFPA/ROK project document.


Advanced degree in Statistics, Demography, Sociology, Gender, International Relations, International Development, Economics, Public Administration, Management or other related field.

Knowledge and Experience:

• 7 years, including 4 years at international level, of increasingly responsible professional experience in the field of development and population activities, including census programme designing, appraising and management,
• Demonstrated skills in data processing and data analysis and computer software applications,  
• Proven ability to manage large scale project, lead and manage teams to achieve demonstrable results,
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to foster engaged partnerships at a high level of representation,
• Strong interest in development work, especially the mission of the United Nations Population Fund and dedication to the principles of the United Nations; and,
• Field experience, specifically in humanitarian and emergency settings is a strong asset.
• Experience with UNFPA and or United Nations system would be an advantage.  


Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another UN language is an asset.  


Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
  • Organization: UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund
  • Location: Pyongyang
  • Grade: P-4, International Professional
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Population matters (trends and census)
  • Closing Date: 2016-08-03

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