UN Physician Job at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Job Title: UN Physician
Organisation: United Nations
Development Programme (UNDP)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: United Nations Medical Director 
Under the medical
supervision by the United Nations Medical Director and the overall management
of the resident representative, the UN Physician is the Head of the UN Clinic
of the UN system in Uganda. The Clinic Doctor works closely with WHO on health
and medical matters and with UNDP on Administrative issues.
Key Duties and
  • Operate VHF
    & HF radios, sat-phones and maintain daily radio and operations log
  • Manage an
    efficient emergency coordination center;
  • Conduct radio
    checks as requested by the UN security operations;
  • Act quickly in
    the event of an emergency and contact relevant authorities to contain and
    help solve critical incidents;
  • Coordinate and
    follow up with QRF for incident occurrences;
  • Obtain security
    clearance for trips to and from UN operational areas country-wide;
  • Record and track
    UN vehicles and staff movements during missions;
  • Periodically
    check and maintain an updated list of important contacts, agency contacts,
    SMT, OMT, Warden list and contacts etc;
  • Prepare and
    maintain updated UN information boards;
  • Maintain a
    detailed incident log book for the daily security reports;
  • Gather, compile
    and forward to the Security Officers and Data Assistant security
    information for regular reports;
  • Keep stock of
    radio room equipment;
  • Report all
    faults relating to the efficient functioning of the Radio room;
  • Receive and
    place incoming and outgoing telephone calls and faxes;
  • Keep a register
    of office phone utilization;
  • Prepare and
    conduct emergency telecommunications briefing for new staff;
  • Perform any
    other tasks as may be assigned from time to time.
 Qualifications, Skills and
  • The candidate
    should hold a Masters Degree in Medicine from a recognized International Medical
    School. Valid license to practice.
  • Five or more years
    progressively responsible experience and practice, in general and
    occupational medicine;
  • Demonstrated
    capacity in management and providing advice on medical issues;
  • Experience in
    preparing briefing material and conducting briefing sessions for large
  • Knowledge of a national
    language of the duty station.
  • Language: Fluency in
    English in both writing and speaking. 
Personal Competencies:
Corporate Competencies:
  • Demonstrates integrity by modeling the UN’s values and ethical
  • Advocates and promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age
    sensitivity and adaptability;
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism;
  • Demonstrate the highest level of confidentiality.
Functional Competencies:
  • Possess strong organizational and solid interpersonal skills;
  • Be a good communicator and possessing a strong interest in
    knowledge sharing;
  • Adequate IT skills;
  • Ability to lead and coach staff to conduct peer training;
  • Ability to conduct administrative work;
  • Ability to prepare briefing material and conduct bringing sessions
    for large group.
Management and Leadership:
  • Demonstrate good manners;
  • Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds
    positively to feedback;
  • Strong decision making and negotiation skills;
  • Leads teams effectively and shows conflict resolutions skills;
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive,
    constructive attitude;
  • Demonstrates strong oral and written communications skills;
  • Builds strong relationships with clients and external actors;
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure;
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage
How to Apply:
If you
believe you are one of the ideal candidates for this opportunity in working
with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), then visit the web link
below for full job details  
NB: UNDP is an
Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified Women are encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 20th November,

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