United Nations Development Programme UNDP Jobs Public Health Specialist

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TitlePublic Health Specialist Jobs at UNDP Pakistan | UN Jobs May 2021
Hiring OrganizationUnited Nation UNDP
Official Websiteundp.org
Job LocationIslamabad, Pakistan
Date PostedMay/03/2021
Base SalaryPKR
DescriptionListed below
Employment TypeFull Time
Valid UntilMay/12/2021

Organization: United Nations Development Programme UNDP
Position: Public Health Specialist
Industry: NGO / Social Services
Total Position:1
Job Type: Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
Department: UNDP
Job Province: Islamabad Capital Territrory
Job Location: ICT
Gender: UNDP provides equal opportunity to all qualified female & male including the physically challenged candidates.
Minimum Education: Masters
Degree Title: Administration, Public Health or related field.
Minimum Experience: 7 Years(Minimum of 7 years of experience in implementation of health and development programmes. A minimum of 3 years working in the implementation of HIV programmes. Experience working with National AIDS programmes, is an asset.)
Apply By: May 11, 2021
Posted On: May 3, 2021 Apply

United Nations Development Programme UNDP Jobs Public Health Specialist

BACKGROUND
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the leading global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life, within the UN system.
It is working on the ground in 170 countries and territories, working with governments and people on their own solutions to global and national development challenges to help empower lives and build resilient systems.

The Bureau for Policy and Programme Support (BPPS) has the responsibility for developing all relevant policy and guidance,
while pursuing and supporting the recommendations of UNDP 2014-2017 Strategic Plan, focusing on several outcomes including, strengthening institutions to progressively deliver universal access to basic services (Outcome ). The HIV,
Health and Development Group (HHD Group), within the BPPS is helping to contribute towards these outcomes. The HIV, Health and Development Strategy 2016-2021:”Connecting the Dots” eloboratses UNDP’s work on HIV and Health in the context of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

UNDP is playing an important role in promoting better health outcomes by supporting countries to address the social, cultural and economic determinants of HIV and Health, in partnership with other UN entities and organizations,while focusing on UNDP’s core mission in reducing inequalities and social exclusion that enhance HIV and poor health,
promoting effective and inclusive governance for health, and building resilient and sustainable systems for health. UNDP also contributes through its coordinating and convening role in bringing together multiple partners and resources at national and local levels.
As a trusted, long-term partner with extensive operational experience, UNDP supports countries in effective implementation of complex, multilateral and multi-sectoral health programmes while simultaneously investing in capacity development so that over time,
national and local partners can assume these responsibilities. UNDP partners with countries in crisis/post-crisis situations, those with weak institutional capacity or governance challenges, and countries under sanctions. When requested, UNDP acts as
interim Principal Recipient (PR) in these settings, working with national partners and The Global Fund (GF) to improve management,
implementation and oversight, while simultaneously developing national capacity for governments or local entities to be able to assume the PR role over time. Within the HHD Group the Global Fund Health Implementation Support Team
(GF-HIST) is a dedicated team providing support to UNDP Country Offices throughout the grant lifecycle. The support includes, programme management, monitoring and evaluation
, financial management, capacity development and/or transition and sustainability planning and support to strategic policies and plans and funding proposals.

UNDP has been identified by the GF as the interim PR for the Pakistan HIV grant, to be implemented from 01 July 2021 to 31 December 2023, with the following goals and objectives:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Summary of key functions:

The scope of work includes the following duties and responsibilities:

Lead on the in country support for the management of theTransition Work Plan, with the following key responsibilities:Support the Interim Programme Coordinator to lead the planning,the interim PR for GF HIV grant;Lead on the in-country technical, advisory and implementation support to Develop a document management system;Support the various team members on UNDP project documents, and grant related documents, including the Performance Framework, programme description, detailed work plan, budget, implementation map, and health products management template, and address comments from the Global Fund, CCM, Local Fund Agent on the draft documents;andSupport the Fund;s request for information/documents for the PR capacity assessment.
COMPETENCIES
Core Competencies:Innovation
Ability to make new and useful ideas work
Level 5: Creates new and relevant ideas and leads others to implement them

Leadership
Ability to persuade others to follow
Level 5: Plans and acts transparently, actively works to removes barriers

People Management
Ability to improve performance and satisfaction
Level 5: Models high professional standards and motivates excellence in others

Communication
Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform
Level 5: Gains trust of peers, partners, clients by presenting complex concepts in practical terms to others

Delivery
Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement
Level 5: Critically assesses value and relevance of existing policy / practice and contributes to enhanced delivery of products, services, and innovative solutions

Technical/Functional

Health and Development
Understanding and practical experience of issues related to health and development social determinants of health and the ability to apply them to strategic and/or practical situations
Level 5: Originate
Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise

Project Management
Ability to plan, organize and control resources, procedures and protocols and to achieve specific goals
Level 5: Originate
Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise

Capacity Development
Ability to strengthen and maintain the capabilities of individuals, societies, organizations and governments to set and achieve development objectives over time
Level 5: Originate
Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise

Risk Management
Ability to identify and prioritize risks, and organize action around mitigating them
Level 5: Originate
Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise

Secondary

Knowledge Management
Ability to efficiently handle and share information and knowledge
Level 5: Originate
Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise

Relationship Management
Ability to engage and foster strategic partnerships with other parties, Inter-Agency Coordination and forge productive working relationships
Level 5: Originate
Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise

Gender
Displays gender sensitivity and promotes gender equality in all aspects of work Level 5: Originate
Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise
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