UNICEF Moldova: Health Officer (for Moldovan nationals only)

Deadline for application: 
14 Jan 2020
Country(s) that the job is based in: 
UNICEF Moldova

UNICEF Moldova will be the implementing partner of the EU4Moldova: Focal Regions Programme, based on the European Commission Implementing Decision on the Annual Action Programme 2018 in favour of the Republic of Moldova, funded by the European Union and implemented in partnership with UNDP.

UNICEF Moldova is looking for a Health Officer, who will oversee the implementation of programme components related to Health and Protection (creches) in both focal regions, will work with Local Public Authorities and support sector specific awareness related activities. 

Qualifications and experience:

  • An university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health/nutrition, family health, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, health promotion and social marketing, epidemiology, social sciences, or another relevant technical field. Education in public health related field will be an asset;
  • A minimum of one year of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: public health/nutrition, planning and management in health, child and adolescent health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness.
  • Experience working in coordination and implementation of EU project is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Romanian is required. Knowledge of Russian or one or more additional languages relevant for Moldova, including Bulgarian, Gagauz, Romani, Ukrainian or sign language would be an asset.

HOW TO APPLY: To apply for this position and read more detailed information, please visit UNICEF Moldova web-page: https://www.unicef.org/moldova/en/career-opportunities

Applications for this position must be received no later than: 14 January 2020

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply and become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

This project is funded by: