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Vacancy Announcement
Vacancy No.: FPA/14/002

UNFPA is seeking a short term consultant (national or locally based international) for the following assignment:

Assignment : Desk review of Urbanization and its linkage with Social, Economic and Environment issues.
Duty : UNFPA Office,
Station: Phnom Penh
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Deadline: 15 March 2014 at (4pm Local Time)

Overall Objective:
This study will assist the UNFPA in understanding what has so far been done in terms of urbanization in Cambodia and what needs to be done in order to support the RGC in being well prepared to address the issues of urbanization they are to bring in the future in a more systematic and evidence-based manner. A consultant is needed to conduct review of the relevant documents and papers related to urbanization in Cambodia and will present the findings and recommendations to UNFPA on the way forward which in turn assist the RGC in embarking on necessary steps in designing appropriate policy and programme responses to the urbanization issues in the country.

• A postgraduate degree or above in demography, public health, social sciences, anthropology or other related fields
• Knowledge of population dynamics, including urbanization, and its linkage with social, economic and environment perspectives.
• Possess broad knowledge and understanding of planning and development issues in Cambodia.
• Proven solid experience on conducting literature reviews
• Excellent research and analytical skills
• Proven experience working as an independent researcher
• Excellent written English.

How to apply:
Applications must be supported with a motivation letter, UN Personal History Form (P11), detailed CV and key relevant certificates. The sealed application should be addressed directly to Dr. Derveeuw Marc G. L., Representative, UNFPA, No. 225, Street Pasteur, Boeng Keng Kang 1, Chamkar Mon, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The P11 Form and Terms of Reference can be obtained via email ( or UNFPA Website ( Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. UNFPA retains the right to contact referees directly.

There is no application, processing or other fee at any stage of the application process. UNFPA does not solicit or screen for information in respect of HIV or AIDS and does not discriminate on the basis of HIV status.

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