UNICEF Moldova Temporary Appointment: Health Officer (NO-A), Chisinau, Moldova, #118079 (for Moldovan nationals only)

UNICEF Moldova is hiring a Health Officer, NO-A to support the Country Office (CO) with professional technical assistance on maintaining continuity of services for pregnant women, children and adolescents in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, including through outreach, Infection Prevention and Control, telemedicine and support to COVID-19 vaccination of adolescents.

Qualifications and experience

  • A university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health/nutrition, pediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology, or another relevant technical field.
  • A minimum of one year of professional experience in one or more of the following: public health/nutrition planning and management areas is required, immunization, adolescent health maternal and health emergency/humanitarian preparedness.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in Romanian and working knowledge of English is required. Knowledge of Russian, another official UN language or another local language is a strong asset.

HOW TO APPLY: To read more detailed information and apply for this position, please visit UNICEF webpage: https://www.unicef.org/moldova/en/career-opportunities

Applications for this position must be received no later than on 28 November 2021

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 and become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles.

Please note that only candidates who are under serious consideration will be contacted.