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4243 UNWomen Prog. Coordinator 23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018

Vacancy Announcement No. 2017/25

Programme Coordinator, Primary Prevention, Tonga (SC SB-5)

Open to Tonga Nationals only”

The UN Women Fiji Multi Country Office (MCO) seek to recruit a suitably qualified Tonga national for the following position to be based in Nuku’alofa, Tonga :-

Programme Coordinator, Primary Prevention, Tonga (SC SB-5)

UN Women’s EVAW programme is implemented under the Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls (hereafter referred to as ‘Pacific Partnership’), a new, five-year programme worth over 17 million euros which brings together governments, civil society organizations, communities and other partners to change the social norms that allow violence against women and girls to continue; to ensure survivors have access to quality response services; and to support national and regional institutions to meet their commitments to gender equality and prevention of violence against women and girls.

Reporting to the Technical Specialist (Primary Prevention), the Programme Coordinator, Primary Prevention, Tonga supports the planning, implementation and monitoring of the EVAW programme prevention activities at the national level and works with national and local partners in Tonga to strengthen their capacity to prevent VAWG in the country.

Contract Level : SC SB-5                                                               

Contract Type : Service Contract Appointment

General Terms and Conditions of Employment : Attractive salary with other various benefits including medical, death and disability coverage, superannuation, and annual/sick leave apply.  Contract duration is 1 year initially, renewable annually dependent on performance and availability of funds.

APPLICATIONS submission must include a Letter of Interest, completed and signed P-11 Form and a Results-Oriented Curriculum Vitae (CV) with full contact / email details of three (3) referees and are to be submitted by Wednesday 10th January 2018

Candidates can submit and upload their application electronically on to the UN Job Shop link page :  Applications received via email, post or hand delivery can also be considered.

SPECIAL NOTE: exceptionally, candidates can also email or hand-deliver their full application submission using the following options :-

Email : pacific [dot] registry [at] unwomen [dot] org
Hand-delivered and clearly marked:
CONFIDENTIAL - Vacancy Announcement No. 2017/25
Programme Coordinator (Primary Prevention – Tonga)
UN Women Tonga Office
UN Joint Presence Office
Level 1 Royco Building
Nuku’alofa, Tonga

Incomplete applications will not be considered and only candidates for whom there is further interest will be contacted. 

Full details of the Post Profile / Terms of Reference / Job Description entailing minimum qualification and experience, key functions and competencies required of the position can be downloaded from the UN Women website : or by contacting the UN Women Tonga Office (676 25994).  Additional information including the Results-Oriented Curriculum Vitae format and P-11 Form is also available from the same website. 

Men and women candidates are encouraged to apply.