Organization: UN Children’s Fund
Closing date: 14 Aug 2019
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.
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. Our workplace policies promote flexible work arrangements, to support all staff in maintaining a healthy life balance, both in and out of the office.
We are the first United Nations agency to be awarded the EDGE certification – the leading global standard for gender equality in the workplace.
UNICEF prides itself on fostering a multicultural and harmonious work environment, guaranteed by a zero-tolerance policy on sexual exploitation and abuse, and on any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment and discrimination. All selected candidates will undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
For every child, results!
The Health Specialist (HIV AIDS) will support the Health Specialist UNICEF Sindh in the development, management, implementation, monitoring, evaluation of all HIV related activities, within MNCH. The primary focus of the work will be follow up of all activities related to the outbreak in Larkana Districts, with frequent visits to the field. The incumbent will also be requested to support other field offices, in the area of HIV programming, if and when required.
How can you make a difference?
MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Support to program development and planning
2. Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
3. Technical and operational support to program implementation
5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: medicine, public health, paediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology or other health related sciences is required.
A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in public HIV/AIDS programming, planning and management and in relevant areas of Prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMCT), paediatric HIV care, community-based HIV programmes at national/international level and health emergency/humanitarian preparedness. Relevant experience in MNCH program/project development, management and monitoring in any UN system agency or organization will be an asset.
Fluency in spoken and written English and Urdu is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language (Sindhi) is an asset.
Karachi. Availability to travel frequent to the field and actively engage with partners and stakeholders.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
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Interested in finding out more?
You will have a rewarding experience working with a dynamic, diverse and committed staff who are making a difference in saving lives and building a better future for Every Child in Pakistan.
To know more about UNICEF’s work in Pakistan, visit the country website www.unicef.org/pakistan
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– Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
-HEC Attested Degrees are a pre-requisite for employment at UNICEF. During the recruitment process candidates will be required to present HEC attested degrees/certificates.
How to apply:
UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of our organization. To apply, click on the following link http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/?job=525232