Health Officer : Job Detail

Application Deadline
03 May, 2016
Opening
1
Category
Hospital Management
Industry
NGO / INGO
Qualification
University Degree
Experience
1 year
Document Required
n/a
Job Type
Full Time
Location
Nepalgunj
Email
n/a
Deadline
03 May, 2016   [ Deadline Expired ]

Published Newspaper
The HimalayanTimes

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Purpose of the Position

Under the supervision of the Programme Specialist (NO-C), the incumbent is accountable for professional technical assistance and support to programme design, planning, administration, monitoring and evaluation and administration of health programme/project activities, including data analysis and progress reporting, knowledge networking and capacity building, in support of achievement of planned objectives of the work plan.

 Key Expected Results

  1. Timely, regular data-driven analysis with consistent integration of sex-disaggregated data for planning and results-based management for scaling-up specific Health interventions in the Mid- and Far-Western Region.
  2. Technical expertise on specific Health interventions with a focus on the continuum of care for maternal, neonatal and child health in the Mid- and Far-Western Region.
  3. Technical and operational support provided to key government and non-government partners on scaling-up interventions (downstream activities).
  4. Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on specific Health interventions carried out through various field visits, in a timely manner, efficiently, rigorously and transparently in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.
  5. Government and non-government recipients accountable for UNICEF specific supply, non-supply and financial assistance.
  6. Effective knowledge management through documentation of lessons learned.
  7. Effective communication and networking achieved through partnership and collaboration with related government and non-government partners.


Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  • University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: health, public health, global/international health, health policy and management, environmental health, family health, health research, biostatistics, socio-medical sciences, epidemiology, health education, health promotion and disease prevention, educational interventions in health care, demography, social sciences, medicine, nursing, or a field relevant to international public health development assistance
  • Minimum one year (1) of relevant professional work experience. Experience working in the UN or other international development organization(s), and field work experience an asset.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency and gender mainstreaming.
  • Fluency in English and Nepali required.


Competencies of Successful Candidate

 

Health Officer, NOA,Nepalgunj, Nepal (Only for Nepalese National)

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Job Number: 494673 | Vacancy Link
Location: Nepal
Work Type : Fixed Term Staff
 

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.


For 60 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.


Purpose of the Position

Under the supervision of the Programme Specialist (NO-C), the incumbent is accountable for professional technical assistance and support to programme design, planning, administration, monitoring and evaluation and administration of health programme/project activities, including data analysis and progress reporting, knowledge networking and capacity building, in support of achievement of planned objectives of the work plan.

 Key Expected Results

  1. Timely, regular data-driven analysis with consistent integration of sex-disaggregated data for planning and results-based management for scaling-up specific Health interventions in the Mid- and Far-Western Region.
  2. Technical expertise on specific Health interventions with a focus on the continuum of care for maternal, neonatal and child health in the Mid- and Far-Western Region.
  3. Technical and operational support provided to key government and non-government partners on scaling-up interventions (downstream activities).
  4. Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on specific Health interventions carried out through various field visits, in a timely manner, efficiently, rigorously and transparently in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.
  5. Government and non-government recipients accountable for UNICEF specific supply, non-supply and financial assistance.
  6. Effective knowledge management through documentation of lessons learned.
  7. Effective communication and networking achieved through partnership and collaboration with related government and non-government partners.


Qualifications of Successful Candidate

  • University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: health, public health, global/international health, health policy and management, environmental health, family health, health research, biostatistics, socio-medical sciences, epidemiology, health education, health promotion and disease prevention, educational interventions in health care, demography, social sciences, medicine, nursing, or a field relevant to international public health development assistance
  • Minimum one year (1) of relevant professional work experience. Experience working in the UN or other international development organization(s), and field work experience an asset.
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency and gender mainstreaming.
  • Fluency in English and Nepali required.


Competencies of Successful Candidate


Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Integrity
  • Core competencies
  • Communication
  • Working with people
  • Drive for results


Functional Competencies

  • Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  • Analyzing
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Learning and Researching
  • Planning and Organizing


UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organisation.

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