UNICEF Moldova Health Specialist, NO-C (FT) - for Moldova nationals only.

Vacancy Number: UN22/02459

Application Deadline: 18 May 2022, 23:00 (GMT+2:00)
Type of Contract:N/A
Reference to the project: UNICEF Moldova
Expected Duration of Assignment:


UNICEF Moldova is hiring a Health Specialist, NO-C to support the development and preparation of the health programme and be responsible for managing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting the programme progress of the health programme (e.g. gender, maternal, neonatal, child survival/development) within the country programme.

Qualifications and experience

  • An advanced 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 five years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: public health/nutrition planning and management, maternal and neonatal health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparednes.
  • Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset
  • Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in Romanian, and working knowledge of English is required. Knowledge another official UN language, Russian or other language relevant for Moldova is an asset.

HOW TO APPLY: To read more detailed information and apply for this position, please visit UNICEF webpage: https://jobs.unicef.org/en-us/job/550995/health-specialist-noc-ft-chisinau-moldova-120105-for-moldova-nationals-only

Applications for this position must be received no later than 18 May 2022. 

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion. Women, persons from vulnerable groups, such as persons with disabilities, Roma and other ethnic, linguistic or religious minorities, persons living with HIV, as well as persons from other underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants from under-represented groups will be given priority in case of equal qualification. UNICEF is committed to reasonably accommodate the working environment for the persons with disabilities.

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.