Capacity Development Specialist at UNICEF, Copenhagen, Denmark

Deadline: 6 May 2017

United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Capacity Development Specialist in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Capacity Development Specialist will responsible for efficient execution of all functions of the secretariat.

UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Capacity Development Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Engage and involve governments and the international community in developing strong and sustainable health supply chain workforces.
  • Identify priority actions with clear added value that can be undertaken by Initiative partners and member organizations to support countries, according to their needs and priorities.
  • Catalyze collaboration and coordinated action among the Initiative partners and member organizations to implement priority interventions, and monitor progress.
  • Represent the PtD Initiative at relevant international, regional and national forums of the global community of countries, donors, institutions, private sector and academia.
  • Advocate the PtD Initiative goals, objectives, priority interventions and progress to the global community.
  • Work closely with the Chair and support him/her to fulfill his/her duties as per the Terms of Reference, including implementing board elections and board meetings.
  • Ensure that the focus countries are supported in their efforts corresponding to the Initiative’s objectives and work to engage other countries and stakeholders to participate actively in the Initiative.
  • Monitor the Initiative’s progress against work plan priorities and budget and report to the Board.
  • Maintain regular communication with all member organizations, focus countries, partners and working group leaders to operationalize the Initiative’s Strategic Plan.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • University degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Management, International Economics, Engineering, International Development, Contract/Commercial Law, or areas directly related to logistics operations or UNICEF programme areas is required.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience in human resources for health systems, supply chain management and/or major health partnerships/initiatives focused on developing countries health systems is required.
  • Understanding of the role of health supply chains in the broader context of national health systems is required.
  • Experience in applying staff management capacity development theory to health supply chains is required.
  • Working knowledge of health supply chains and logistics in the development context is required.
  • Fluency in English is required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit UNICEF.

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