UNICEF Ethiopia Vacancy announcement

UNICEF Ethiopia Fb2 2024 Vacancy would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post.

1:Health Specialist (Community Newborn and Child Health)

Location:Addis Ababa

Duration:Temporary Appointment (364 days)

Job Description 

Support to programme development and planning
Support and contribute to the preparation, design and updating of the situation analysis for the health sector to establish a strategic plan for development, design, and management of health-related programmes on community newborn and child health interventions.
Keep abreast of development trends to enhance programme management, efficiency, and delivery.
Work with key stakeholders at national level to support UNICEF implementation and monitoring of the zero-dose agenda in Ethiopia.
Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to discuss strategies and methodologies, and to determine national priorities and competencies to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results.
Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes to ensure integration, coherence, and harmonization of programmes/projects with other UNICEF sectors and achievement of results as planned and allocated.
Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with the government and other counterparts to assess progress and to determine required action/interventions to achieve results.
Prepare regular and mandated programme/project reports for management, donors, and partners to keep them informed of programme progress.
Technical and operational support to programme implementation
Participate in discussions with national partners, clients, and stakeholders to promote health and development issues, especially in the areas of gender, emergency preparedness, maternal and neonatal health, and child survival and development.
Draft policy papers, briefs and other strategic programme materials for management use, information, and consideration.
Participate in emergency preparedness initiatives for programme development, contingency planning and/or to respond to emergencies in country or where designated.
Networking and partnership building
Prepare communication and information materials for CO programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnerships/alliances, and support fund raising for health programmes (maternal, neonatal and child survival and development).
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: 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 another relevant technical field.

Skill and educational background:

A minimum of five years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas required: public health/nutrition planning and management, maternal and neonatal health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness.
Experience working in a developing country considered as an asset.
Relevant experience in a UN system agency or similar international organizations is considered as an asset.
Previous experience in grant management of national scale is a requirement.

Language Requirements:

Fluency in English and Amharic required. Knowledge of another official UN language (French, Spanish, Arabic, or Russian) is an asset.

Application way

Interested applicants who can meet the above minimum requirements can submit their application, CVs and non-returnable Documents of their credentials in through via online link of this announcement through below  link


Deadline: Feb 9, 2024

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