Vacancy

Child Survival and Development Specialist

Unicef

UNICEF is recruiting a Child Survival and Development Specialist, to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.

Duties
  • The incumbent is responsible for the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and administration of the Health programme within the country programme
  • Accountable for effective technical and programme support to facilitate the application and adaptation of UNICEF policies and strategies to achieve strategic priorities and objectives and expansion of UNICEF assisted Health interventions, including the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals agenda
  • The incumbent will also support the acceleration of UNICEF engagement in the area of newborn health, which during the 2013 midterm review has been identified as one of the key three priorities for health
  • The position will work in collaboration with the Ministry of Health in the development, roll out and monitoring/evaluation of the national newborn strategy. The position will also cover UNICEF activities in the IMCI area
Requisites
  • Advanced degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Public Health, Medicine, Health Research, International Health, Health Policy and Management, Environmental Health Sciences, Family Health, Biostatistics, Socio-medical Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Education, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Educational Interventions in Health Care, Nursing or a field relevant to international development assistance in Health
  • A Bachelor’s degree combined with 2 additional years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree
  • Work experience: A minimum of five years of professional experience at the national and international levels in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of technical cooperation programmes related to Health. Professional work experience in a managerial position, or a technical expert position in child survival & development, health care
  • Field work experience an asset. Background/familiarity with Emergency and gender mainstreaming
  • Fluency in Portuguese and English
  • Values and Competencies: Commitment, Diversity and Inclusion, Integrity, Communication, Working with People, Drive for Results, Leading and supervising, Formulating strategies and concepts, Analyzing, Relating and networking, Deciding and Initiating action, Applying technical expertise
Notes
  • Only applications received through our e-recruitment platform will be considered
How to Apply
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  • Published 19.09.2016
  • Expires 04.10.2016
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