Assistant Reproductive Health and HIV AIDS Officer UN Jobs – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Organisation: United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Position No.: 10017841 
Vacancy Notice: 032/2017
Reports to: Public Health
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Position Grade: NOA
About US:
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees was
established on December 14, 1950 by the United Nations General Assembly.
UNHCR’s mandate under the Statute of the Office of the United Nations High
Commissioner for Refugees is to lead and co-ordinate action for international
protection to refugees; seek permanent solutions for the problems of refugees
and safeguard refugee rights and well-being. UNHCR has an additional mandate
concerning issues of statelessness, as it is given a designated role under
Article 11 of the 1961 Convention on the Reduction of Statelessness.
Job Summary: The Assistant
Reproductive Health and HIV AIDS Officer will support the office in bridging
the Reproductive Health and HIV gaps in service delivery and monitoring of
implementation at the Representation office in Kampala and the field office.
The incumbent will ensure sustainability and consistency of the gains made in
the area of Reproductive Health and HIV/AIDS and provide back up to the Public
Health Officer.
Key Duties and
Advocacy, Coordination, and Programme Management functions:
  • Coordinate and advocate for HIV and
    refugee issues with national bodies, the UN country HIV theme groups, and
    major HIV donors;
  • Coordinate Reproductive Health and HIV
    activities and ensure that decisions are implemented;
  • Identify priority heath issues and key
    data requirement for programmer planning and monitoring;
  • Planning and coordinating policy
    development, monitoring, and evaluation and advocacy for the HIV and
    Reproductive Health (RH) Programmes;
  • Coordinate the related technical sectors
    to improve efficiency and to compliment the services they provide;
  • The jobholder will advocate for sufficient
    technical capacity within UNHCR and among its partners, and make
    appropriate recommendations to achieve the country operations objectives;
  • Ensure quality programmes by using UNHCRs
    corporate tools to assess their technical soundness and generate data for
    evidence based decisions;
  • Work in liaison with other technical staff
    in the region as well as at headquarter and elsewhere in the world to
    share ideas and disseminate important information and experiences;
  • Perform any other duties as required. 

Qualifications, Skills and
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations
    UNHCR Assistant Reproductive Health and HIV AIDS Officer career placement
    should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine, Public Health, or related
  • Medical experience (e.g. nursing)
  • At least three years’ experience relevant
    to the function; with two years’ experience with refugees or other conflict
    affected and displaced persons.
  • Computer skills
  • Knowledge of local institutions
  • Fluency in English and knowledge of local
How to Apply:
All interested Ugandan nationals who wish to join the United Nations
High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in the aforementioned capacity are
encouraged to click on the link below and follow the application instructions
after reviewing the job details.
Deadline: 18th December 2017

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