No Experience UN Public Health Intern Job Opportunities – United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

 

Job Title:    Public Health Intern

Organisation: United
Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Vacancy Notice: External vacancy notice no. INTERN/001/01

Position Number: INTERN/001/01

Position Grade: GS-7

 

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:  Under the overall guidance of the Assistant
Public Health Officer in charge of the Urban, the Public Health intern, will
support implementing and operational partner agencies health activities in
Kampala among the urban refugees. H/she plays a key role in supporting
planning, organising, implementing, monitoring and evaluation UNHCR’s public
health programmes for all persons of concern in Kampala.  This will include regular visits to the urban
refugees in order to monitor and support the implementation of health
activities to refugees; monitor refugee access to health services and the
impact on the national systems in Kampala, ensure feedback relating to key
public health data is provided by health partners, relevant UN agencies,
Ministry of Health at local level.  Work
with other sectors (WASH, protection, community services, programme, etc.) to
ensure a multi-sectoral approach.  This
position is the main liaison with the urban refugee partners involves attending
district health team meetings, refugee health coordination meeting with
District Health Offices on a regular basis to ensure health services are
integrated

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Support
undertaking of the needs and resources assessments in coordination with
Government and partners in order to prioritise needs and activities in the
provision of services to refugees and other persons of concern to UNHCR.

·       
Support
and participate in the review and analysis of relevant project proposals and
budgetary submissions presented by UNHCR partners within the context of the
UNHCR programming cycle.

·       
Support
to apply various mechanisms and tools to ensure proper monitoring of the
programmes.

·       
Support
co-ordination of health, nutrition, reproductive health and HIV activities and
ensure that decisions are implemented as agreed upon.

·       
Support
information sharing on all aspects related to refugee health, nutrition,
reproductive health and HIV to refugees in Kampala

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
Public Health Intern job placement should hold a University degree or
Diploma in Medicine or Nursing or related fields or clinical background.

·       
Fully
competent and experienced in the use of computers using a Word, Excel, Email,
PowerPoint Presentations.

·       
Accountability

·       
Communication

·       
Organizational
Awareness

·       
Teamwork
& Collaboration

·       
Commitment
to Continuous Learning

·       
Client
& Result Orientation

·       
Knowledge
of English language

 

Desirable
Qualifications & Competencies

·       
Experience
in infectious diseases/tropical medicine/community medicine/other relevant
skills.

·       
Experience
working with international organizations, (including NGO’s and UN), in the
field of health, reproductive health, HIV and nutrition.

·       
Practical
working experience in refugee settings.

·       
Experience
in working in complex emergencies.

·       
Specialist
qualifications in public health

 

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.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 1st November 2020

 

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