Recrutement de 01 Health Officer, NO2, Prague, Czech Republic (Temporary Appointment) - only for nationals of Czech Republic

Localité : République tchèque / Prague
Domaine : Santé
Niveau : Non precise
Entreprise recruteur : World Food Programme

Recrutement de 01 Health Officer, NO2, Prague, Czech Republic (Temporary Appointment) - only for nationals of Czech Republic
Contract type: Temporary Appointment
Duty Station: Prague
Level: NO-2
Location: Czech Republic
Categories: Health and Nutrition
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, A Champion!

UNICEF is working to strengthen the health system of the Czech Republic to improve the capacity for provision of health services to refugee children and their caregivers and has established and scaled up the health and nutrition programme emergency response at national and municipal level. Our main interventions are:

Increase access to primary healthcare services by strengthening the health system of the Czech Republic to improve the capacity for provision of health services to refugee children and their caregivers
Integration of Ukrainian health professionals by helping Ukrainian health care professionals to obtain accreditation and support their integration in the Czech health system
Prevention of vaccine preventable outbreaks and other infectious diseases
Community health promotion programmes
Capacity building of Czech healthcare providers by supporting the capacity building of Czech health care providers through trainings on culturally sensitive communication skills for provision of healthcare, in partnership with National Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education.
For more information on what UNICEF does in Czech Republic click on the link

To deliver our work in the health sector we need someone who can engage with national partners, provide technical support for program implementation and have project management skills. If you are one of them, we encourage you to apply!

How can you make a difference?

The Health Officer will report to the Health and Nutrition Specialist. UNICEF support in Czech Republic is contributing to strengthening existing health systems to improve the capacity for provision of health services to refugee children and their caregivers and to all vulnerable groups. UNICEF and the Ministry of Health developed and endorsed a joint workplan responding to the needs and main gaps identified. The Health Officer will provide professional technical, operational and administrative assistance throughout the programming process for the Health Programme within the Refugee Response Plan from development planning to delivery of results, by preparing, executing, managing, and implementing a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, and evaluating and reporting of results.

Summary of key functions/accountabilities are below:

Support to programme development and planning
Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
Technical and operational support to programme implementation
Networking and partnership building
Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
For more details on specific tasks and activities under each of the key functions above, please check the Job description Download File Health Officer Level 2.doc

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have:

A university degree in one of the following fields: 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 two years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas: public health/nutrition planning and management, maternal and neonatal health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness.
Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.
Fluency in English and Czech is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish) or a local language is an asset
For every Child, you demonstrate:

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability and Sustainability (CRITAS) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter: UNICEF Values

UNICEF competencies required for this post are:

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

UNICEF is here to serve the world’s most disadvantaged children and our global workforce must reflect the diversity of those children. The UNICEF family is committed to include everyone, irrespective of their race/ethnicity, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, nationality, socio-economic background, or any other personal characteristic.
We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.
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 is committed to promote the protection and safeguarding of all children. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


UNICEF’s active commitment towards diversity and inclusion is critical to deliver the best results for children. UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Advertised: 21 Mar 2023 Central Europe Standard Time
Deadline: 26 Mar 2023 Central Europe Daylight Time

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