UNICEF Health Officer Jobs in Uganda

UNICEF Health Officer 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.

  • And we never give up.

  • For every child, Health

  • Uganda is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the world where we work to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease, and discrimination place in a child’s path. Together with the Government of Uganda and partners we work towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals, the objectives of the Uganda National Development Plan, and the planned outcomes of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework.

  • How can you make a difference?

  • The Health (incl HIV) Officer reports to the Health Specialist NOC in MZO. The Health Officer provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the health related outputs and programme packages in Moroto Zonal Office, by supporting the preparation and implementation a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, and evaluating and reporting of results.

    Summary of key functions/accountabilities:

  • Support to programme development and planning
    Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results

  • Technical and operational support to programme implementation

  • Networking and partnership building

  • Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building

    To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have

  • A university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health/nutrition, pediatric health, 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 two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: public health/nutrition planning and management, maternal and neonatal health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness.

  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.

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

  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

    For every Child, you demonstrate

  • UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in

  • Nurtures, Leads and Manages People.

  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness.

  • Works Collaboratively with others.

  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships.

  • Innovates and Embraces Change.

  • Thinks and Acts Strategically.

  • Drives to achieve impactful results.

  • Manages ambiguity and complexity.

  • The competencies for this post are Analyzing.

  • Applying technical expertise.

  • Learning and researching.

  • Planning and organizing.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; UNICEF Health Officer Jobs in Uganda


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