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About UNICEF: Employment

Temporary Appointment: Immunisation Supply Chain Monitoring and Performance, Technical Writer, P-3, Supply Division, 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 Temporary Appointment for an Immunisation Supply Chain Monitoring and Performance, Technical Writer, P-3 in Copenhagen, Denmark.


Please see Terms of Reference

Qualification and Competencies:

Education, Work Experience & Technical Competencies:
Advanced university degree, preferably in Business/Public Administration, Supply Chain, Social Sciences, Development Management, Journalism, Communication.

Undergraduate university degree combined with seven years of relevant work experience will be considered in lieu of a master’s degree if the candidate can demonstrate high level of experience working in either fields of monitoring, supply chain, development, communication plus strong history of engagement with stakeholders.

Five years of progressively responsible experience in private or public sector on the areas of supply chain analysis, monitoring, performance management or statistics.
A mix of country and headquarter postings is advantageous.

Familiarity with vaccines or health products in the developing world is advantageous.

Fluency in English. Ability to work in French will be an asset.

Values and Competencies:
Our Core Values reflect attitudes and convictions that are shared across all UNICEF staff and include:

Core Values (Required)
• Commitment
• Diversity
• Integrity

Core Competencies (Required)
• Communication [level 2]
• Drive for results [level 2]
• Working with people [level 2]

Functional Competencies (Required)
• Analysing, [level 2]
• Applying Technical Expertise, [level 2]
• Planning and Organizing, [level 2]
• Formulating strategies and concepts [level 2]

Skills and knowledge:
- Ability to clearly and concisely express ideas and concepts in written and oral form
- Ability to communicate to and relate with stakeholders at different levels and in different cultural settings
- Good knowledge of supply chain processes, particularly in the public sector or health related areas
- Proven ability to advocate for concepts and transfer knowledge and skills

How to Apply:
Please send detailed resume, cover letter and completed United Nations Personal History Form, in English, quoting “Technical Writer, P-3, TA” to dangsrecruit@unicef.org.  Queries can be directed to Laura Borton, at: lborton@unicef.org. The UN Personal History form can be found at the following web address:  https://www.unicef.org/supply/index_employment.html.

Applications for this position must be received no later than close of business on: Monday, 4 August 2014.

Please 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.

Visit us at www.unicef.org/supply/

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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