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Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Public Health Officer 29 November 2020 Nat. Specialist WHO Morocco
WHO
Morocco
Rabat (MAR)
French,English
01 December 2020
6 months with possibility of extension
29 November 2020

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

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the WHO Representative in Morocco or his/her designated mandated representative(s), and under the overall guidance of the Incident Manager and Head, the WHO Country Office (WCO), and working closely with respective technical leads at the respective WHO Regional Office and WHO HQ, the UN Volunteer will:

  • Assess threats to human life and health, damage to health infrastructure for primary and secondary care, the state of health referral and support systems, including cold chain, laboratory, essential drugs and health information systems, and the vital needs of the affected populations;
  • Collaborate with national authorities and health partners to coordinate and implement public health response activities as part of the health cluster’s strategic response; analyse existing coordination mechanisms, designing and recommending improvements;
  • Provide analysis of the public health risks, needs and capacities and advise on priority interventions for WHO and partners; challenges and operational course correctors, as applicable;
  • Monitor progress towards achievement of universal health coverage; analyse social determinants of health and their impact on the incident management system, including identifying inequities, gaps in the delivery of health services or emergency interventions, recommending appropriate actions and innovative approaches to improve the situation;
  • Facilitate the implementation of effective, evidence-based policies, public health programmes and interventions through all life cycles, this might include maternal and new born health, health promotion and education, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the elderly, social determinant of health, violence and injury prevention including road safety, gender and health equity and other related areas;
  • Secure information from a broad range of health sectors, analysing such and consolidating health data in trends and trends assessment, with particular attention to surveillance, monitoring and early warning;
  • Perform any other related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master's degree or equivalent in public health and/or health-related field, from an accredited and recognized academic institution is required;
    or
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
  • Post graduate studies or specialized training in epidemiology, health system development, health system research is desirable.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national level in public health and health sector coordination.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Development programme/project administration
  • Past experience, developing and promoting collaborative partnerships, is required;
  • Prior relevant work experience in WHO/UN system, health cluster partners, relevant nongovernmental or humanitarian organizations, is desirable;
  • Experience in planning/development, project management, monitoring and evaluation, is desirable.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Maroc et les résidents légaux de (Maroc) ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce.

Date limite pour postuler : 29-11-2020

UNV Programme Support Officer 29 November 2020 Nat. Specialist UNV Kazakhstan
UNV
Kazakhstan
Nur-Sultan (KAZ)
English,Russian
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
29 November 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 UNV Country Coordinator, the UNV Programme Support Officer will be assisting in programmatic and operations tasks aiming at supporting the UNV country presence and include the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in leading UNVs’ field efforts in the country, ensuring key results and delivery of the Strategic Framework and the Sustainable Development Goals;
  • Support in establishing, fostering and maintaining effective outreach and relationships with government, UN agencies, NGOs, the private sector and other relevant development partners;
  • Support in establishing, fostering and maintaining effective outreach and relationships with local civil society organizations, prioritizing those focused on volunteerism, to contribute to community-led sustainable development in the country;
  • Encourage national and local actors to establish a framework on volunteer infrastructure that supports volunteerism for peace and development, including the adoption of relevant policies and legislation;
  • Assist in strengthening and determing business intelligence related to partnerships, promotion of volunteerism and shaping and delivering volunteer infrastructure advisory services and conduct country scans as input for corporate planning processes;
  • In close coordination with the UNV Country Coordinator and Regional Communications Specialist, prepare, disseminate and present country-specific promotional information on the mandate and work of UNV with relevant development partners and the media;
  • Support in coordination activities and plan events, in collaboration with other agencies, for annual, national and UN-recognized international celebrations, including the International Volunteer Day (IVD);
  • Encourage and monitor serving UN Volunteers to embrace the ideals of volunteerism, act as advocates for volunteer action, and document their experiences in promoting volunteerism;
  • Support in ensuring effective volunteer-related support;
  • Provide administrative support in updating and maintaining a UN Volutneers’ files and data bases;
  • Provide administrative support for the recruitment of local UNV candidates who are deployed to other countries;
  • Back up support in performing relevant VMAM roles;
  • Support in promoting Online Volunteering platform and guiding on registration steps
  • Draft and type correspondence, including memoranda and notes for the file;
  • Maintain general office files and keep information and reference material in a manner that allows easy reference and retrieval;
  • Prepare UNV packages for the orientation training (contracts, Conditions of Service, Annexes, Medical Insurance Card);
  • Perform other administrative duties as may be required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Social Sciences, Law, Business Administration or another relevant field.

24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in development programmes, volunteers management support or other relevant programmes;
  • Experience in building partnerships with various stakeholders, including NGOs, local authorities and private sector partners,
  • Experience in managing, guiding and motivating team members;
  • Experience in report writing, monitoring and evaluation of projects;
  • Previous experience working with the UN funded projects desirable;
  • Good communication and public speaking skills;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Russian(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Volunteer programmes and volunteer management
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Working in Teams

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

Application deadline: 29-11-2020