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National Consultant: Health professional to support COVID-19 vaccination, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

  • Organization: UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund
  • Location: Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
  • Grade: D-1, Director - Internationally recruited position - Senior Executive level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
    • Ebola
  • Closing Date: 2021-06-17

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia is looking to hire a national Health consultant to support COVID-19 vaccination. The consultant will work under the UNICEF health and nutrition section in Siem Reap. If you are passionate about making a lasting difference for children in Cambodia, UNICEF would like to hear from you.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

For every child, health

UNICEF started operation in Cambodia in 1952 and opened first country office in 1973 in Phnom Penh. More information on what we do in Cambodia is available at https://www.unicef.org/cambodia/.

How can you make a difference?

UNICEF will recruit one national health consultant to be based in UNICEF’s Siem Reap zonal office, to support local level planning, coordination, community engagement and monitoring of COVID-19 vaccination roll-out, with local actors including Government and partners.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

- A university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health,  medical sciences, nutrition, 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.

- A minimum of one year of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: immunization programme, public health planning and management, maternal and neonatal health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness.

- Experience working at sub-national level (Northwest zone) is considered as an asset.

- Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.

- Knowledge of the local health system and experience working with and supporting Ministry of Health is an asset.

- Ability to work well with others

Please find the details term of reference for this assignment Download File Term of reference (Health Professional).pdf

  • A university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health,  medical sciences, nutrition, 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.
  • A minimum of one year of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: immunization programme, public health planning and management, maternal and neonatal health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness
  • Experience working at sub-national level (Northwest zone) is considered as an asset.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Knowledge of the local health system and experience working with and supporting Ministry of Health is an asset.
  • Ability to work well with others

For every Child, you demonstrate…

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

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 to 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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

Remarks:

Only Cambodian national will be considered for this position. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will not be considered “staff members” under the Staff Regulations and Rules of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures and will not be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in accordance with local or other applicable laws.

 

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