Deputy Regional Director, Latin America & the Caribbean Regional Office (LACRO)
United Nations Population Fund
Panama City, Panama
hace 5 días


The Deputy Regional Director post is located in the UNFPA Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Office and reports directly to the Regional Director.

The post supports the Director in terms of the day-to-day leadership, programming and representation of the Office. The Region includes Regional, Sub-Regional Support, Area and Country Office structures.

The Deputy provides leadership and guidance to the regional team of technical and programme staff and provides leadership to the RO in the absence of the Regional Director.

How you can make a difference :

UNFPA is the lead UN agency for delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every childbirth is safe and every young person's potential is fulfilled.

  • UNFPA’s strategic plan (2022-2025), reaffirms the relevance of the current strategic direction of UNFPA and focuses on three transformative results : to end preventable maternal deaths;
  • end unmet need for family planning; and end gender-based violence and harmful practices. These results capture our strategic commitments on accelerating progress towards realizing the ICPD and SDGs in the Decade of Action leading up to 2030.

    Our strategic plan calls upon UN Member States, organizations and individuals to build forward better , while addressing the negative impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic on women’s and girls’ access to sexual and reproductive health and reproductive rights, recover lost gains and realize our goals.

    In a world where fundamental human rights are at risk, we need principled and ethical staff, who embody these international norms and standards, and who will defend them courageously and with full conviction.

    UNFPA is seeking candidates that transform, inspire and deliver high impact and sustained results; we need staff who are transparent, exceptional in how they manage the resources entrusted to them and who commit to deliver excellence in programme results.

    Job Purpose :

    The Deputy Regional Director has primary responsibility for the following key objectives, which impact on all technical and programme operations across the Region of assignment :

  • Advisory and strategic support to the Regional Director and Regional office
  • Leadership of and guidance to the technical and programme team
  • Oversight of the management of the regional programme
  • Representation and Liaison
  • The Deputy Regional Director is a member of the Regional Director and Deputy Directors Team as well as of the Regional Management Team.

    S / He leads the regional office in the absence of the Regional Director.

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