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Vacancy at UNICEF Indonesia: Health Specialist - Malaria (NO-C), Jakarta

Vacancy at UNICEF Indonesia: Health Specialist - Malaria (NO-C), Jakarta

UNICEF Indonesia invites applications from qualified candidates for the following position. Interested applicants should submit electronically their complete curriculum vitae, updated P11 form and the most recent Performance Appraisal Reports (2 years) accompanied by copies  of advanced university degree and/or any other relevant university certificates, degrees, etc. addressed to:

(Please quote the vacancy reference number of the post you are applying for in the subject line: VR-14-032 Health Specialist, Malaria)

Closing date:   03 July 2014

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization.

Title: Health Specialist, Malaria
Level: NO-C (National Professional Category)
Type of Contract: Fixed-Term, IMIS 43788
Duty Station: Jakarta
Duration: Up to 31 December 2015

Under the general guidance of the Health Specialist - Immunizations, coordinate the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Malaria and MNCH Program in Eastern Indonesia and other malaria-related efforts in Sulawesi, Aceh, and elsewhere. 

S/he will work closely with the US-CDC malaria technical expert and the Head of the GF-Malaria Technical Working Group who provide overall technical support to the UNICEF integrated malaria program.

Profile of the ideal candidate:

  • 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.
  • Five years of professional work 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. 
  • Experience of working in the UN or other international development organizations is an asset. 
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia (oral and written) is required.
*) First level university degree may be considered in exceptional circumstances with minimum 8 years of professional related experience
Competencies of Successful Candidate
  • Communicates effectively to varied audiences, including formal public speaking.
  • Sets high standards for quality of work and consistently achieves project goals. 
  • Able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment. 
  • Analyzes and integrates potentially conflicting data from a number of sources. 
  • Establishes good relationships within UNICEF and external parties 
  • Takes initiatives and works under own direction 
  • Demonstrates strong drive for results, commitment, coping with pressure, planning & organizing skills.