UN Jobs – Programme Officer, Health Sector Integrated Refugee Response – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

 

Job Title:    Programme Officer, Health
Sector Integrated Refugee Response

Organization: United
Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

The United Nations
Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for
the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand
their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners,
we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into
practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and
excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  The Consultant will be expected to do the
following;

·       
Support
the Commissioner Health Sector Partners and Multi-Sectoral Coordination at MOH
and the HSIRRP secretariat identify priorities and develop the workplan for
2021.

·       
In
consultation with UNHCR and UNICEF, assist the Commissioner Health Sector
Partners and Multi-Sectoral Coordination organise and document Monthly Health
and Nutrition coordination meetings.

·       
Support
the Commissioner and the HSIRRP secretariat develop a system for monitoring
donor support to HSIRRP, inlcuding 4W and resource tracking.

·       
Support
the HSIRRP Secretariat develop a monitoring framework for refugee response
plan.

·       
In
consultation with HIS department (using DHIS2 data), prepare monthly analysis
for core sector indicators in refugee hosting districts with the identification
of key issues, bottlenecks and suggested management actions.

·       
Help
organize at least two field monitoring visits to refugee hosting districts,
including at least one joint MoH-DPs monitoring mission.

·       
In consultation
with UNHCR and UNICEF, assist the Commissioner Health Sector Partners and
Multi-Sectoral Coordination organize the implementation review of the HSIRRP.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Programme
Officer, Health Sector Integrated Refugee Response job opportunity should hold
an advanced degree in public health, health services management, social
sciences.

·       
A
minimum of five years professional work experience in health/social programme
development and implementation, including monitoring and evaluation activities.

·       
Sound
knowledge of the Uganda health system

·       
Experience
in refugee and/ emergency programming, including preparedness planning.

·       
Experience
of working with the Government, UN Agencies, donors and other international
agencies

·       
Strong
writing and communication skills

·       
Ability
to work in uncertain, rapidly changing environment and manage competing
priorities

·       
Language
requirement: Fluency in English required

 

 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 in the
aforementioned capacity should express their interest by visiting the UN
recruitment website and clicking Apply Now.

 

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Deadline: 21st December 2020

 

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