UN Medical Training Officer Jobs in Entebbe - Uganda

UN Medical Training Officer Jobs in Entebbe - Uganda

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  • Medical Training Officer, P3

    Org. Setting and Reporting

    This position is located in the Department of Operational Support (DOS), Division of Special Activities (DSA), Support Partnerships Service (SPS), Triangular Partnership Project (TPP), based in Entebbe,Uganda.

    DOS was established to provide operational support to entities across the Secretariat, including other departments, offices-away-from headquarters, field missions, and regional commissions.

    DSA oversees a range of specialized or cross-cutting operational capacities. A large part of its responsibilities is to support start-up, surge, transition and liquidation requirements and to exercise authority on behalf of entities to which authority has not been granted owing to a lack of capacity or from which authority has been temporarily withdrawn.


  • Collaborates with trainers to ensure that an integrated approach to training is developed and that the training in United Nations Field Medical Assistant Course (UNFMAC) and UN Battlefield Advanced Trauma Life Support Course (UNBATLS) including the cascade training programme of future Master Trainers training courses is delivered/implemented. This includes meeting of all on-site training requirements for the conduct of the training.
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the training, learning and development activities to ensure the activities are in line with the training plan/guidelines.
  • Provides advisory services to programme manager, trainers and trainees on training matters/issues arising.
  • Prepares relevant reports including evaluation of trainers' performance.
  • Identifies forthcoming training requirements, in collaboration with programme manager and trainers, and develops strategies to meet them.
  • Develops tools and participates in the assessment of training needs, trainers and collation of required inputs.
  • Provides inputs into the preparation and monitoring of the training development plan and budget.
  • Processes training proposals and requests and follows up with training focal point to ensure that training is conducted according to the plan.
  • Identifies risks and develops the risk register.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Programme Manager.

  • An advanced university degree (Masters or equivalent degree) in health care or related field.
  • A first-level university degree in
    combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
  • Certification in medical training is desirable.

    Work Experience
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible medical experience is required.
  • Three years of progressively responsible experience in a training-related environment is required.
  • Experience with the presentation of training modules in your area of specialty desirable.
  • Experience in implementing the United Nations medical policy or that of a similar international organization is desirable.

  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat.
  • For the position advertised, fluency in English is required.
  • Knowledge of another United Nations official language is an advantage.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th June 2019
  • Applicants are urged to follow carefully all instructions available in the online recruitment platform, inspira.
  • The evaluation of applicants will be conducted on the basis of the information submitted in the application according to the evaluation criteria of the job opening and the applicable internal legislations of the United Nations including the Charter of the United Nations, resolutions of the General Assembly, the Staff Regulations and Rules, administrative issuances and guidelines.
  • Applicants must provide complete and accurate information pertaining to their personal profile and qualifications according to the instructions provided in inspira to be considered for the current job opening.
  • No amendment, addition, deletion, revision or modification shall be made to applications that have been submitted.
  • For more information and job application details, see; UN Medical Training Officer Jobs in Entebbe - Uganda

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