UN Jobs – Health Specialist (Systems Strengthening) – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Organization: United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
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
(Systems Strengthening) will be responsible for the policy, planning,
implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Health Systems Strengthening
activities under CSD programme component with focus on decentralized
evidence-based planning and monitoring, integrated supply chain management,
health information management and community engagement for Health, Nutrition
and WASH. Additionally, under the Office of the Deputy Representatives Office,
responsible for advising and coordinating Technology for Development (T4D)
related programmes across the country office.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
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Provide support to program development and
planning
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Program management, monitoring and delivery of
results
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Technical and operational support to program
implementation
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Tasked with networking and partnership building
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In charge of innovation, knowledge management
and capacity building



Qualifications, Skills and
Experience:
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The ideal candidate for the United Nations
UNICEF Health Specialist (Systems Strengthening) job placement should hold an advanced
university degree in any of the following: Medicine, Public Health,
International Health, Health Policies and Planning, Health Economics,
Epidemiology, Public Administration 
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At least eight years progressively responsible
professional work experience in public health, health systems strengthening,
social development, project administration, monitoring and evaluation, some at
the international level.
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Prior developing country work experience.
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Familiarity with emergency is considered an
asset.
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Fluency in English required and another UN
language an advantage. Knowledge of local working language of the duty station an
asset.
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Core Values: Commitment, Diversity
and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and
Drive for Results
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Functional Competencies: Leading and
Supervising, Formulating Strategies and Concepts, Analyzing, Relating and Networking,
Persuading and Influencing and Creating and Innovating.
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates who so desire to join
the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, in the aforementioned capacity
should endeavor to Apply Online by Clicking on the link below. Please further
review job requirements and if competent Click Apply Now.
Deadline: 30th
November 2017
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