UNICEF Health Specialist Jobs 2021 – Zambia NGO Jobs

UNICEF Health Specialist Jobs 2021 – Zambia NGO Jobs. UNICEF Zambia programme looking for “Health Specialist”. Applicants with a University degree may apply on or before 02 November 2021.

UNICEF is an independent development and humanitarian non-profit organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood, and enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We believe in the power and potential of every child, but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.

UNICEF Health Specialist Jobs 2021

The UNICEF has published a job vacancy announcement on 22 October 2021 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Health Specialist to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Recruiter United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Position Health Specialist
Location Lusaka, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University degree
Experience Required A minimum of 5 years
Application Deadline 02 November 2021

UNICEF Job Vacancy 2021

How can you make a difference: The  Health  Specialist  reports  to  the  HIV/AIDS  Manager  P4  for  guidance and general supervision. The Specialist supports the development and preparation of the health program/s  and  for  managing,  implementing,  monitoring,  evaluating  and  reporting  of  program progress of a sector of the health (e.g. nutrition, gender, maternal, neonatal, child survival/development)  program/s  within  the  country  program.  The  Specialist  provides  technical guidance  and  management  support  throughout  the  programming  processes  to  facilitate  the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable results according to plans, allocation,  results  based-management  approaches  and  methodology  (RBM)  and  organizational Strategic Plans and goals, standards of performance and accountability framework.

Support to program development and planning:           

  • Support/contribute to the preparation/design and conduct/update of  situation analysis for the  sector/s  to  establish  a  strategic  plan  for  development,  design  and  management  of health  related  programs.  Keep  abreast  of  development  trends  to  enhance  program management, efficiency and delivery.
  • Participate in strategic program discussion on the planning of health program. Formulate, design and prepare a sector of the health program proposal, ensuring alignment with the overall UNICEF’s Strategic Plans and Country Program and coherence/integration with UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDF), regional strategies and national priorities, plans and competencies.
  • Establish  specific  program  goals,  objectives  and  strategies  and  implementation  plans based on results-based planning terminology and methodology (RBM). Prepare required documentations for program review and approval.
  • Work  closely  and  collaboratively  with  internal  and  external  colleagues  and  partners  to discuss  strategies  and  methodologies  and  to  determine  national  priorities/competencies to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes and to ensure integration, coherence and harmonization of programs/projects with other UNICEF sectors and achievement of results as planned and allocated.

Qualification & Experience:

  • An Advanced University Degree in public health/nutrition, pediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology or other health related science is required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in HIV and AIDS programming and public health planning and management and/or in relevant areas of maternal and neonatal health care, health emergency/humanitarian preparedness, Relevant experience in HIV/AIDS and/or Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescent program/project development and management in any UN system agency or organization is an asset.Fluency in English is required.  Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Level: NO-3
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNICEF Health Specialist Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 02 November 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Official Website www.unicef.org
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