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HEALTH SPECIALIST (National Officer C), Guwahati Office, Assam, India

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

UNICEF, the world’s leading organization working for the rights of children, seeks a Health Specialist to contribute to the overall effort of Country Programme implementation providing technical, strategic and policy advice to Government counterparts at the state-level within the framework of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)’s Reproductive and Child Health Programme Phase 2 (RCH II). He/ She will also be responsible for technical assistance in planning, implementation, and monitoring of high impact interventions for improved child survival, maternal health, systems strengthening, at state-level and in focus districts, with particular reference to the vulnerable and hard-to-reach.


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MBBS with an advanced degree in any of the following disciplines: Public Health, Medicine, Health Research, International Health, Health Policy & Management, Environmental Health Sciences, Family Health, Biostatistics, Socio-medical Sciences, Epidemiology, Health Education, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Educational Interventions in Health Care, Nursing or a field relevant to international development assistance in Health.
Five (5) years of professional work experience at the State/National level in policy-cum-programme development, monitoring & implementation of primary health care programmes including experience in field-based management and implementation of young child survival and development as well as maternal health initiatives. . Knowledge of the technical support required in health related emergencies and humanitarian preparedness. Demonstrated experience in Health Policy analysis and influencing is mandatory. Managerial and analytical skills are essential attributes. Experience of working in the UN or other international development organization will be an asset. 

How to Apply:

This vacancy is for Indian nationals only. Applications consisting of a covering letter; an up-to-date CV and a completed P11 form should be sent to nonprofitjobs@abcconsultants.net by 28th February 2013. In order to ensure that your application is sorted correctly, please clearly indicate the following on the subject line of your email application: ‘Application for Health Specialist (NOC), UNICEF Guwahati)’. 

Only applications of short listed candidates will be acknowledged.

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 the organization.




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