About UNICEF: Employment

Temporary Appointment: Technical Specialist, P-3, Copenhagen, Denmark

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 Technical Specialist in its Copenhagen office in Denmark


Please see Terms of Reference


• Advanced university degree in nursing, paediatrics, medical engineering or relevant discipline, and/or public health. A 1st university degree along with substantial relevant experience (7 years or more) could be accepted in lieu of advanced degree. Specialist knowledge of commodity area required.
• Minimum 5 years of professional experience including at least three at the international level in a technical field of medical devices, health programming and/or procurement.  Knowledge of products, worldwide sources, suppliers and markets. 
• Previous experience within the UN or a similar international organisation / NGOs in developing countries and/or in related area, including here knowledge of waste management systems and products are is an added advantage.
• Proficiency in English. Knowledge of French is an advantage

How to Apply:

Please send detailed resume, cover letter and completed P11 Form (or Candidate Overview document if you have a profile in the UNICEF e-recruitment system), in English, quoting “Technical Specialist, P3, TA” to dangsrecruit@unicef.org by 3 May 2013.

Kindly note that applications should be in English. Kindly also note that candidates will be assessed on foundational and functional competencies and that diversity and gender balance are also factors in the selection process. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Queries can be directed to Ms Vibeke Martensson at  vmartensson@unicef.org.

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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