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Public Health Associate - UNHCR Libya


Organizational Setting and Work Relationships

The Public Health Associate will support UNHCR Libya efforts to respond to the health and protection needs of refugees in selected locations in Tripoli, Central and Western region. S/he will be a member of the Health Team as well as UNHCR Emergency Response Team responsible for conducting needs assessments, establishing partnerships and participating to build and / or refine existing referral systems as well as putting in place identification and referral mechanisms to local health and other service providers and UNHCR or other health partners, also in coordination with the health sector. The incumbent will establish appropriate consultative and monitoring frameworks, provide technical guidance to the Emergency Response Team, work with UNHCR and other partners and coordinate health-related activities in selected urban areas in Tripoli and Central/Western regions. The incumbent will report to the Assistant Public Health Officer at functional level and to the ERT Coordinator. S/he will be a member of the Emergency Response Team and will also be the focal point for the health information system (HIS) relating to the work of that Team. The Public Health Associate will be the focal point for contact with local health providers in areas of ERT operation. This will include training of providers, UNHCR and partner staff both formally and on the job, assessment of accessibility and quality of services. The Public Health Associate will also liaise with WHO, the Health Sector and the Ministry of Health in consultation with the Assistant Public Health Officer.

All UNHCR staff members are accountable to perform their duties as reflected in their job description. They do so within their delegated authorities, in line with the regulatory framework of UNHCR which includes the UN Charter, UN Staff Regulations and Rules, UNHCR Policies and Administrative Instructions as well as relevant accountability frameworks. In addition, staff members are required to discharge their responsibilities in a manner consistent with the core, functional, cross-functional and managerial competencies and UNHCR’s core values of professionalism, integrity and respect for diversity.

Functional Statement:

Duties:

– As part of the Health team, Support the Emergency Response Team in all areas of operation relating to health based on updated needs assessments and through Partners.

  • –  Regularly monitor health assessment, identification, referral and partnership mechanisms in place though the ERT ensuring the provision of quality health services in accordance with (inter)national guidelines and protocols.
  • –  Regularly monitor the quality and effectiveness of health services in areas of responsibility of the ERT, report findings and address issues to the ERT Coordinator and Associate Public Health Officer for follow up.
  • –  Assist in proper coordination with officials of relevant institutions involved in planning and implementation of assistance to PoC.
  • –  Conduct frequent analysis of cases submitted for public health activities and provide statistics when requested.
  • –  Conduct frequent follow up on the monitoring and evaluation sheets provided by Partners, conduct needed analysis and provide data when requested.
  • –  Assist in effective communication with other units within UNHCR and Partners, including orientation on health projects/activities, training and monitoring/evaluation of health-related interventions.
  • –  In consultation with the Associate Public Health Officer, undertake regular monitoring for any changes in the policy or practice of local health providers and of the Ministry of Health on health services provision to PoC.
  • –  Conduct regular refresher training for all relevant staff and Partners.
  • –  Ensure effective tracking of health cases referred to local providers by ERT
  • –  Assist in effective communication with Health Unit, implementing partners and out contracted

    medical providers

  • –  Prepare and provide collated health data for submission in donor reports and health unit fact sheets as

    well as other documents.

  • –  Assist in telephone counselling and face to face counselling of PoC if required.
  • –  Take action and initiate measures to mitigate risks to the Organization from inappropriate charges

    relating to medical bills.

  • –  Take action to ensure quality health information system reports that contribute to the quality of

    primary, secondary and tertiary health care services for refugees.

  • –  Perform other related duties as required.

    Essential Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • –  6 years relevant experience with High school diploma in Public Health/Medical Sciences, and/or Certificates and/or Licenses in Health related clinical qualification.
  • –  IT-Computer Literacy;
  • –  PR-Refugee protection Principles and Framework;
  • –  MD-Assessment of quality standards of health facilities;
  • –  MD-Community Health – Health Data Collection/Analysis/Interpretation;
  • –  MD-Health Information Systems (HIS);
  • –  MD-UN-wide health care policies and protocols (e.g. medical evacuation procedures, etc.);
  • –  CL-Multi-stakeholder Communications with Partners, Government & Community;
  • –  Fluency in English and working knowledge of another relevant UN language or local language.

    Desirable Qualifications & Competencies:

– Health data collection e.g. patient information management systems, heath information systems and related technology.

Required Competencies: Core Competencies

  • –  Accountability
  • –  Communication
  • –  Organizational Awareness
  • –  Teamwork & Collaboration
  • –  Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • –  Client & Result Orientation

    Managerial Competencies:

– Empowering and Building Trust

Cross-Functional Competencies

  • –  Analytical Thinking
  • –  Political Awareness
  • –  Stakeholder Management

    Eligibility:

    Internal candidates: Interested staff members should consult the Policy and Procedures on Assignments of Locally recruited Staff (IOM/49-FOM/50/2012 dated 15 June 2012). If you have questions regarding your eligibility, you may also contact the HR Unit.

    An applicant who has internal status is a staff member holding an indefinite or fixed-term appointment in any duty station in the country. Former UNHCR General Service staff members, having held an indefinite or fixed-term appointment for an uninterrupted period of at least one year may apply for internally advertised vacancies at their previous grade or equivalent or one grade above, if the seniority requirements are met, for a period of two years following separation (if such criteria are not met, former staff members can still apply as external candidates).

    Remuneration:

    A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered. For information on UN salaries, allowances and benefits, please visit the portal of the International Civil Service Commission at: http://icsc.un.org

    Submission of Applications:

  • –  Interested candidates are to complete, sign and submit in a pdf format a new Personal History Form (Nov 2017 version) which includes a Letter of Interest for the specific position prior to the closing date of the vacancy notice through UNHCR Libya’s recruitment portal: http://www.unhcr.org/ly-jobs/
  • –  Candidates must be Libyan citizens or hold a valid local work permit at the time of application. No relocation fees apply.

No late applications will be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates may be required to sit for a written test and/or oral interview. UNHCR does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing or any other fees).

UNHCR strongly encourages qualified female applicants for this position. UNHCR seeks to ensure that male and female employees are given equal career opportunities. UNHCR is committed to achieving

 

workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.
Policy.

Please click on the link below to apply:

https://www.unhcr.org/ly-jobs/entry/4807/?sort=1&dir=asc

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