UN Medical Training Officer Job Careers – United Nations Department of Operational Support (DOS)

Job Title:    Medical Training

Organization: United
Nations Department of Operational Support (DOS)

Duty Station: Entebbe,

Job Opening Number: 19-Medical-DOS-113051-R-Entebbe (X)

Grade: P3

Reports to: Senior
Medical Training Officer

About US:

Department of
Operational Support was established to provide operational support to entities
across the Secretariat, including other departments, offices-away-from
headquarters, field missions, and regional commissions.  DSA oversees
a range of specialized or cross-cutting operational capacities. A large part of
its responsibilities is to support start-up, surge, transition and liquidation
requirements and to exercise authority on behalf of entities to which authority
has not been granted owing to a lack of capacity or from which authority has
been temporarily withdrawn.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Collaborates with trainers to ensure that an integrated approach to
    training is developed and that the training in United Nations Field
    Medical Assistant Course (UNFMAC) and UN Battlefield Advanced Trauma Life
    Support Course (UNBATLS) including the cascade training programme of
    future Master Trainers training courses is delivered/implemented. This
    includes meeting of all on-site training requirements for the conduct of
    the training.
  • Keenly monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the training,
    learning and development activities to ensure the activities are in line
    with the training plan/guidelines.
  • Provides advisory services to programme manager, trainers and
    trainees on training matters/issues arising.
  • Prepares relevant reports including evaluation of trainers’
  • Identifies forthcoming training requirements, in collaboration with
    programme manager and trainers, and develops strategies to meet them.
  • Develops tools and participates in the assessment of training needs,
    trainers and collation of required inputs.
  • Provides inputs into the preparation and monitoring of the training
    development plan and budget.
  • Processes training proposals and requests and follows up with
    training focal point to ensure that training is conducted according to the
  • Identifies risks and develops the risk register.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Programme Manager.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations Department of Operational
    Support (DOS) Medical Training Officer job opportunity must hold an
    advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent degree) in health care
    or related field. A first-level university degree in combination with two
    additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the
    advanced university degree.
  • Certification in medical training is desirable.
  • At least five years of progressively responsible medical experience
    is required. Three years of progressively responsible experience in a
    training-related environment is required.
  • Experience with the presentation of training modules in your area of
    specialty desirable.
  • Experience in implementing the United Nations medical policy or that
    of a similar international organization is desirable.
  • Languages: fluency
    in English is required. Knowledge of another United Nations official
    language is an advantage.


  • Professionalism:
    Knowledge of medical training courses related to peacekeeping and ability
    to coordinate the implementation of a variety of medical courses. Ability
    to apply concepts and approaches relevant to training and project
    management. Ability to apply various United Nations administrative rules
    and regulations in work situations. Ability to identify issues, analyze
    and participate in the resolution of issues /problems. Ability to conduct
    independent research and analysis and use of research sources, including
    electronic sources on the internet, intranet and other databases. Ability
    to plan own work and manage conflicting priorities. Shows pride in work
    and in achievements; demonstrates professional competence and mastery of
    subject matter; is conscientious and efficient in meeting commitments,
    observing deadlines and achieving results; is motivated by professional
    rather than personal concerns; shows persistence when faced with difficult
    problems or challenges; remains calm in stressful situations. Takes
    responsibility for incorporating gender perspectives and ensuring the
    equal participation of women and men in all areas of work.
  • Planning & Organizing: Develops clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies;
    identifies priority activities and assignments; adjusts priorities as
    required; allocates appropriate amount of time and resources for
    completing work; foresees risks and allows for contingencies when
    planning; monitors and adjusts plans and actions as necessary; uses time
  • Creativity:
    Actively seeks to improve programmes or services; offers new and different
    options to solve problems or meet client needs; promotes and persuades
    others to consider new ideas; takes calculated risks on new and unusual
    ideas; thinks “outside the box”; takes an interest in new ideas and new
    ways of doing things; is not bound by current thinking or traditional

NB: The
United Nations does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process
(application, interview meeting, processing, or training). The United Nations
does not concern itself with information on applicants’ bank accounts.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates desiring to serve the United Nations
Department of Operational Support (DOS) in the aforementioned capacity should
express their interest by visiting the UN recruitment website and clicking
Apply Now.


Deadline: 4th June 2019

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