Monday, 12 August 2013


UNICEF Latest Vacancy for Health Specialist

UNICEF Latest Vacancy for Health SpecialistUNICEF Nigeria seeks the services of an experienced Health Specialist who will be 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.
: VN-NGR-30-201 3
DURATION: Two years
  • Commitment to continuous learning for professional development.
  • Initiative, passion and commitment to UNICEF’S mission and professional values.
  • Fluency in oral and written English is required. Knowledge of another UN working language an asset. Knowledge of local working language of the duty station, an asset.
  • Knowledge of the latest developments and technology in related fields. 
  • Ability to make timely and quality judgments and decisions and very good training skills.
  • Computer skills, including internet navigation and various office applications.
  • Master’s in Public Health and university degree in Medicine or Nursing/Midwifery or related technical field.
  • Five years progressively responsible experience in designing, implementing and evaluating of health projects particularly, safe motherhood and neonatal care projects. Experience with Life Saving Skills training and practice an advantage.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization.

If you are interested in this position and meets the requirements, please send a cover letter one-page summary statement that describes how your experience and qualifications relate to the post and a scanned /PDF copy of the completed and signed UN Personal History Form by close of business on Tuesday, 20 August 2013.
Please put the position title you are applying for on the subject line of your email.
UNICEF, a smoke-free environment, is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply
DUE DATE: 20th August, 2013
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