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Health Officer, NOB FT, Bamako, Mali

Apply now Job no: 502086
Work type: Fixed Term Staff
Location: Mali
Categories: Health

If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world's leading children's rights organization would like to hear from you.


For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children's survival, protection and development. The world's largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.


Purpose of the Position
You will help with planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of scaling-up cost-effective Health intervention packages.
You will also participate in data-driven situational analyses, including epidemiological and emergency assessments; provide specific technical expertise on Health policies and other issues; provide in-country technical and operational support; and help monitor, evaluate and report on related Health programs.


Key Expected Results

  1. Timely, regular data-driven analysis for planning and results-based management for scaling-up specific Health interventions.
  2. Technical expertise on specific Health interventions.
  3. Technical and operational support provided to key government and non-government partners on scaling-up interventions (downstream activities).
    Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on specific Health interventions carried out through various field visits, in a timely manner, efficiently, rigorously and transparently in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.
  4. Government and non-government recipients accountable for UNICEF specific supply, non-supply and financial assistance.
  5. Qualifications of Successful Candidate
  6. University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: health, public health, global/International health, health policy and management, environmental health, family health, health research, biostatistics, socio-medical sciences, epidemiology, health education, health promotion and disease prevention, educational Interventions in health care, demography, social sciences, medicine, nursing, or a field relevant to international public health development assistance
  7. Two years of relevant professional work experience related to developmental assistance in health. Experience working in the UN or other international development organization, and field work experience an asset
  8. Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  9. Fluency in English and local working language of the duty


Competencies of Successful Candidate


Core Values

  • Commitment
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Integrity


Core competencies

  • Communication
  • Working with people
  • Drive for results


Functional Competencies

 Formulating Strategies and Concepts

  • Analyzing
  • Applying Technical Expertise
  • Learning and Researching
  • Planning and Organizing


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 organisation.

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