UN Health Specialist (Community Health) Job Vacancies – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

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Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Grade: P4

About US:

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary:  The Health Specialist – Community Health leads implementation of the Community Health portfolio in general and the implementation of the iCoHS partnership in particular ensuring the achievement of the partnership. S/He is responsible for implementation, monitoring, timely course correction, evaluation, and reporting on the iCoHS partnership and the community health portfolio in general. S/He provides technical guidance and operational support throughout the programming process to facilitate the achievement of concrete and sustainable results, according to plans, allocation, results based-management approaches and methodology (RBM), organizational Strategic Plans and goals, standards of performance, and accountability framework.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Programme development and planning
  • Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  • Advisory services and technical support
  • Advocacy, networking and partnership building
  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Health Specialist (Community Health) job opportunity should hold an advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health/Community health, pediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, bio statistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of eight years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: public health/Community health, planning and management, maternal and neonatal health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness.
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.
  • UNICEF’s Core Values: Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability.
  • Core Competencies: Leading and supervising, Formulating strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Relating and networking, Deciding and Initiating action, and Applying technical expertise.

NB: The United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (Application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations in the aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

Deadline: 7th October 2019

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