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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Public Health Specialist 03 December 2020 Nat. Specialist WHO Lesotho
WHO
Lesotho
Maseru (LSO)
English,Sesotho
31 December 2020
12 months
03 December 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the supervision of the WHO Representative, the UNV Public Health Specialist will provide technical support and advice to the ministry of health in the successful implementation of the district response plan focusing on the nine pillars aligned to the national plan. The incumbent will work closely with all key stakeholders, UN entities and other programme officers to ensure the implementation of the national plan for effective response and Post COVID-19 recovery

  • Support the MoH in setting up and implementing a comprehensive COVID-19 contact tracing process and provide on-site support in responding to challenges encountered by contact tracing teams.
  • Support implementation of infection, prevention and control interventions in health facilities and other institutions:
  • Work with relevant officers and committees in monitoring adherence to IPC guidelines.
  • Support data collection, analysis and reporting on health care workers infected with COVID-19.
  • Support implementation of the clinical care pathway and provide technica assistance to implement the case management guideline
  • Promote use of the available response guidelines and SOPs to ensure the application of common approaches, tools and standards.
  • Support the districts in ensuring continuity of essential health services during the response to COVID-19.
  • Support MOH in coordination of field operations (RRT) including receiving alert and timely deployment of team for sample collection, availing logistical supplies, disinfection, transportation, isolation and treatment.
  • In consultation with the wider UN, provide strategic planning and foresight support to Government of Lesotho in development of Post COVID-19 recovery packages designed to “build back better” thereby reducing the likelihood of future shocks and increase resilience
  • Support WHO Representative (chair of the COVID-19 Health Partners group) in agenda setting, preparations of meetings and report writing
  • Support the COVID-19 coordinator in coherent monitoring and reporting of the joint programmes on COVID-19 response
  • Monitor all international support COVID-19 ongoing programmes / projects implemented by Ministry of Health
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in Medicine/Environmental Health/Nursing or Health related
  • Post-graduate Degree in Public Health/epidemiology/health related field
60 Months
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in Public Health.
  • Previous experience in working in disaster, communicable disease outbreak, or other emergency settings.
  • Working experience in Lesotho with multiple partners including Ministry of Health, UN or a reputable international NGO will be an added advantage
  • Good understanding of health delivery, health systems and emergency context, policies, planning and management issues
  • Experience with testing and contact tracing for COVID-19, TB, STIs, HIV, or other infectious diseases a big plus
  • Excellent leadership and coordination skills and capabilities with high-level of personal motivation and initiative
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively, fostering and maintaining partnerships across institutions or sectors
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Sesotho(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Communication, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 03-12-2020

Public Health Specialist - Communicable Diseases 06 December 2020 Nat. Specialist WHO Oman
WHO
Oman
Muscat (OMN)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
06 December 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of the Public Health Specialist and the overall guidance of the WHO Representative, the National Professional Officer will undertake the following duties, the UNV Public Health Specialist for Communicable Diseases will:

  • Support country office efforts towards implementation of the National COVID-19 Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan;
  • Provide technical input to the COVID-19 program in addition to other communicable diseases;
  • Undertake research on CD public health topics to facilitate the development and implementation of CD health programmes and activities, including COVID-19;
  • Conduct the implementation of a research agenda on CDs including promoting operational research on cost effectiveness of community-based interventions for CDs;
  • Monitor work plans and budgets including resource mobilization for the work programme and follow up on the implementation of planned activities;
  • Support WHo and MOH verification and documentation processes for elimination of priority communicable diseases;
  • Analyze data of best practices in implementing CD prevention and control strategies and prepare and disseminate information;
  • Facilitate conduction of community outreach activities concerning the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of CD; prepare oral presentations; compile, prepare and distribute related informational materials;
  • Exchange information with counterparts in technical departments at HQ, Regional and Country Offices, and with donor and development partners (UN and bilateral) on implementation of policies and strategies related to COVID-19 and other communicable diseases;
  • Ensure quality assurance and relevance of engagements with partners and institutions and make recommendations regarding WHO’s support;
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Essential: University Degree in Medicine or Public Health or Social Sciences and Post Graduate Degree (Master in Public Health) from a recognized institute.
  • Desirable: Combination of training and experience in Public Health and specifically communicable diseases interventions. Post graduate degree in diseases epidemiology is desirable.
24 Months
  • Minimum 2 years in relevant experiance; experience in diseases epidemiology is desirable
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public health
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

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Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Oman and legal residents in Oman with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 06-12-2020

Air Operations Assistant 06 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
16 January 2021
until 30 June 2021
06 December 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Chief Technical Compliance Unit , the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Receive and verify aircrews Licenses, currency of medical certificates, proficiencies, currencies, trainings, validations, etc. for acceptance;
  • Monitor crew rotations, attendance/ hours flown, flight and duty time limitations;
  • Identify any discrepancies / omissions in the crews’ paperwork and inform the Chief for immediate action;
  • Saving crews paperwork in the shared drive and lotus notes Database;
  • Closely monitor the in-coming crews to ensure that they are not included on UNHQ “Persona Non Grata” list;
  • Assists site managers requesting visas, IDs, vehicle passes to UN compounds, with procedural explanations in relation to Aviation Section policies and procedures as required;
  • Prepare Movement of Personnel (MOPs) requests of Air Carriers’ workers for endorsement;
  • Receive from Air Carriers copies of hard Aircraft Use Reports (AUR’s) and ensure that documents (fuel slip, passenger and cargo manifest, Air Tasking Orders (ATO), etc. are attached as indicated on the AURs;
  • Process AURs and accompanying documentation in accordance with UN requirements;
  • Process monthly AirTransport Section (ATS) reports and other documents as required in a timely manner;
  • Receive invoices, receipts and other documents received from Contractors and Aviation Military Unit, check that all required documents are submitted and forward to the Budget/Accounting Unit;
  • Generate aircraft utilization statistics as required;
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Chief Technical Compliance Unit.
Secondary education

Should have proven training in the Aviation Industry, Ramp Operations, Dispatch , Flight Operations.

36 Months

At least 3 Years of experience in the Aviation industry, (Flight Operations/Dispatch certificate, Air traffic Control certificate are desirable).

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Air transport, air traffic control and safety

Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.)

Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 06-12-2020

Air Operations Assistant 06 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Juba (SSD)
English
01 February 2021
until 30 June 2021
06 December 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of Chief Airfields Support Unit, Wau , the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Plan and resurvey the landing sites every four months while ensuring that airfields data bank is updated daily. Also ensure daily that the Chief-AATU (C-AATU) is updated accordingly;
  • In coordination with other stake holders, Plan and carry out survey of other landing sites as may be required by respective users of such landing sites;
  • Be vigilant and make a close follow up with Air Operations planning cell and Flight following unit to get latest information or survey reports submitted by flight crews and process such reports/information accordingly;
  • Timely response to queries from stations in the States/Regions, other UNMISS Sections or other Organizations, regarding issues related to UNMISS landing Sites;
  • Ensure that NOTAMS are collected from SSCAA and timely disseminated while the C-AATU remains updated accordingly;
  • Assist the C-AATU in coordinating with Engineering Section and CITS Personnel, for the installation and operability of all Radio Navigational Aids and other essential electronic and engineering equipment where applicable while keeping the C-AATU timely updated accordingly;
  • In consultation with the Unit Training Officer and C-AATU Carry out actual Trainings of UNMISS and non - UNMISS personnel requiring entry into the airside for the purpose of performing their duties;
  • In consultation with the C-AATU and coordination with the Aviation Section Training Officer, prepare materials and participate in the Training for Air Liaison Officers;
  • Coordinate with the supplies unit and collect all supplies, equipment and protective gears that have been ordered by AATU;
  • In consultation with OICs of other out stations/ landing sites, distribute the required AATU equipment and protective gears and ensure the items are received in good order;
  • Attend to queries from stations in the regions regarding provision of AATU equipment and protective gears for Aviation personnel working in those areas;
  • In the absence of other colleagues, ensure that all new arrivals to the Aviation Section and Aircraft flight crew are briefed accordingly. Also, attend Aviation briefings;
  • In the absence of other colleagues, perform all the duties that normally go under their responsibilities;
  • Keep the Chief Airfields/Air Terminals Unit updated of all essential information related to the Unit or Aviation section;
  • Monitor of the Crew visas, IDs, Driving Permits, Airport Passes, Vehicle access passes requests are processed on time; the crew qualification documents, Licenses, medical certificates and all related paperwork are saved on the shared drive and Lotus database;
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Chief Airfields/Air Terminal Unit and or other relevant senior AATU officials.
Secondary education

Should have proven training in the Aviation Industry, Ramp Operations, Dispatch , Flight Operations.

36 Months

At least 3 Years of experience in the Aviation industry, (Flight Operations/Dispatch certificate, Air traffic Control certificate are desirable).

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Air transport, air traffic control and safety

Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.)

Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 06-12-2020

Air Operations Assistant 06 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNMISS South Sudan
Open

Air Operations Assistant

International Specialist
UNMISS
South Sudan
Wau, Malakal (SSD)
English
01 February 2021
until 30 June 2021
06 December 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of OIC Air Operations, Malakal and Wau, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Pre-Planning activities within the state, which is submitted to Mission Air Operations Center(MAOC) for approval;
  • Preparing Air tasking Orders(ATOs) from the daily flight schedule (DFS) and providing them to crew for execution;
  • Processing Daily Flight schedule into AIMS;
  • Monitoring all Flights in the states and those transisting from Juba or other Air Regions and providing timely resources to enable turn round;
  • Coordinating with Local Civil Aviation Officials for smooth and efficient air operations;
  • Briefing Aircrew and state aviation personnel on Notice to Airmen (NOTAMS) and other available information concerning flight operations;
  • Liaising with the Field State administrator (FAO) re all aviation requirements for the state and any TOB/COB/CSB within the state;
  • Securing mine and security clearance, and threat assessment reports;
  • Taking charge of of all aviation property in the state including air assets and aviation equipment;
  • Providing weather reports at destinations and alternate airfields;
  • Reporting all changes and deviations to OIC Air Operations Malakal, MAOC duty officer and Chief Air Operations;
  • Reporting and filing all observed safety hazards in the state;
  • Maintaining a database of crew lists and Risk/Threat assessment forms;
  • Checking Fuel status and availability both in the state and any relevant TOB/CSB;
  • Preparing daily Sitreps and submit to Juba after last flght;
  • Verifying the Aircraft Use Reports for state based air assets on daily basis and file information in the relevant Electronic databases in accordance with UN requirements;
  • Ensure all AUR’s are forwarded to Technical Compliance Unit in Juba on time;
  • Monitoring crew duty times and air assets flight hour utilization;
  • Participate in capacity building to National staff members;
  • Check serviceability of aviation Equipment on daily basis;
  • Check Runway condition and submit HLS & Ramp hazard report to Juba before flight Operations;
  • Provide apron management and bay allocation for accommodating different categories of aircraft during peak Hour;
  • .Performing any other duties as assigned by the OIC Air operations, Chief Air opertaions or the Chief Aviation Officer.
Secondary education

Should have proven training in the Aviation Industry, Ramp Operations, Dispatch , Flight Operations.

36 Months

At least 3 Years of experience in the Aviation industry, (Flight Operations/Dispatch certificate, Air traffic Control certificate are desirable)

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Air transport, air traffic control and safety

Computer skills: Solid computer skills, including full proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word etc.)

Yes

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 06-12-2020

Medical Doctor internist specialist 06 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNDP Sao Tome and Principe
UNDP
Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome (STP)
Portuguese,English,French
Immediate
6 months
06 December 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of UNDP Representative the UN Volunteer will undertake the main following tasks:

  • High quality COVID-19 surveillance and medical care provided to in-patients and ICU patients within the country, specifically in Principe;
  • Improved and expanded equitable access to quality health services for the local population;
  • Capacity strengthened for in-service local medical professionals to ensure continuity of quality medical care after the UNV is gone;
  • Training of trainers in best practices in internal medicine for National doctors and nurses;
  • Supports the provision of health services at the National Hospital and COVID-19 campaign hospital;
  • Ensure optimum and rational use of resources while respecting medical ethics;
  • Implement appropriate training programs for medical staff and develop medical capabilities and capacity;
  • Participate actively in organizing referrals, casualty and medical evacuation services provided to mission personnel.
  • As a member of the Crisis Management Team (CMT), participate in the preparation and implementation of Business Continuity Planning standard operating procedures and training for the Mission area of responsibility;
  • Provides health education to patients and advises them on healthy living practices;
  • Participate in the planning, management and implementation of adequate infection control measures in the mission health facilities at all levels;
  • Provides relevant public health guidance to the facility management team in the mission and contractors providing catering, sanitation and fumigation services at the MoH;
  • Participates in the planning, organizing and implementation of Forward Medical Team;
  • Undertakes day-to-day clinical duties, e.g. walk-in clinic, responding to emergencies;
Doctoral degree

University Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MB.BS or MD) or its equivalent with speciality as infectiologist.

36 Months

Years of work experience: A minimum of 3 years of clinical experience is mandatory.

  • A minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible clinical experience in as internist;
  • Previous experience dealing with COVID-19 is an asset;
  • UN field experience is considered an asset;
  • Previous experience in humanitarian crisis and infectious diseases is considered an asset.

Computer skills: word processing and excel

Language skills: Fluency in oral and written in Portuguese or Spanish it’s necessary for communication purpose, French or English maybe an option.

  • Portuguese(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 17-11-2020