UNICEF Consultancy - Development of the Health Sector Jobs in Uganda

UNICEF Consultancy - Development of the Health Sector Jobs in Uganda



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.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.


Responsibilities


  • Development approach pursued - need to revisit the role of government in the development process of the country rather than focus on a liberalized economy, quasi market;
  • Public investment management system - need to strengthen alignment of planning, budgeting and implementation, readiness of project ideas;
  • Promotion of balanced and inclusive growth - need to gradually reorient investment in social sectors. Inclusiveness to be prioritised and industry will be key;
  • Sustainable wealth creation - climate change, environment protection (wetlands and forests), rain fed agriculture and need for appropriate technologies;
  • Human resources - minimum threshold of skills set in key sectors of the economy
    Governance and service delivery - bringing government closer to people and service delivery standards, more engagement of non-state actors, local government capacity; and
  • Economic management - management of borrowing, resource mobilization.


    Requirements


  • Masters in Public Health, Strategic Planning, Public policy
  • Minimum
    of 10 years of experience in strategic planning in health sector, with evidence of similar assignments in the last 5 years
  • Experience in organizational and/or change management.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and professional skills in interacting with government and development partners.
  • A demonstrated understanding of health sector, political economy issues and development planning processes in Uganda.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with government partners and other stakeholders in public sector development programs.
  • English language fluency.


    For every Child, you demonstrate…

    UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 12th July 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Consultancy - Development of the Health Sector Jobs in Uganda


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