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MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Establish programme work plans, monitor compliance and provide training, support, and guidance to the programme team in order to meet objectives. Guide and supervise professional and support staff. Ensure their training needs are met, and provide on-the-job training/coaching as required.
Develop partnerships with local and international non-government organizations, community-based institutions, religious groups, and health authorities. Guide and build the capacities of partners in close collaboration with all levels of UNICEF so that the goals of the programme are met and donor rules respected.
Represent UNICEF in external meetings and donor meetings related to UNICEFâ€™s role as a PR for the Global Fund grants, ensuring that UNICEF's core commitments to children are being addressed
Prepare programmatic budgets in line with donor conditions ensuring proper utilization and accountability, and that activities are within established plans of action, and the programme budget allotments. Take appropriate actions to optimize the use of programme funds in particular through joint programming with partners to optimize and maximize synergies and reduce duplication.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Advanced university degree in medicine or public health, preferably with emphasis on HSS supplemented by a Programme Management degree or diploma.
Eight years of progressively responsible professional experience in programme formulation, planning, management and evaluation of health programmes, preferably large scale HSS programmes.
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.
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.
Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.