JORDAN FAMILY HEALTH TEAM PROJECT COORDINATOR
UNITED NATION RELIEF AND WORKS AGENCY FOR PALESTINE REFUGEES IN THE NEAR EAST UNRWA
UNRWA is committed to assisting Palestine refugees in maintaining a decent standard of living, acquiring appropriate knowledge and skills, enjoying the fullest possible extent of human rights, and leading long and healthy lives. UNRWA is the United Nations agency responsible for responding to the humanitarian and development requirements of a population of some 5 million Palestine refugees living in the Gaza Strip. One of the largest UN operation in the Middle East. Most UNRWA staff is refugees themselves, working directly to benefit their communities – as doctors, nurses or social workers. For its international team, UNRWA seeks a qualified: Family Health Team Project Coordinator
Deadline for Applications: 2 December 2011
Duty Station HQ Amman
Develop and update the detailed work plan of the Project – which includes, budgetary requirements, timelines, expected outcomes and monitoring indicators ,defined activities – and the overall strategy of the e-health online with the (FHT) Approach of the Agency Coordinate and facilitate UNRWA staff at all levels, Regular visits to the relevant UNRWA Field Offices and health centers that are implementing the Project; frequent discussions with relevant staff at UNRWA Field Offices and the health centers; – Meetings and discussions with relevant community representatives and community based organizations; – Meetings and discussions with relevant host-country authorities, donors, and other international and national partners. In coordination with Family Health Team Communications Officer, facilitate and organize regular communication among the relevant UNRWA staff at all levels, including organizing meetings, video-conferences and other types of meetings, workshops, conferences, as required.
Professional Knowledge and Experience, A BSC degree in medicine with 6 years of relevant project management experience in, Excellent command of written and spoken English.
Experience in health services and in organizational change management processes; working knowledge of Arabic; work experience in the Middle East in general and the Near East in particular; work experience in UNRWA.equivalency When the minimum requirements are not fully met, the Human Resources Department may substitute part of the unmet requirements under UNRWA’s equivalency determination guidelines with a combination of relevant academic qualification.
Note: Work experience alone or formal qualifications with no relevant work experience are not considered sufficient this post.
Applicants are required to register at www.jobs.unrwa.org by creating a personal profile and completing UNRWA Personal History Form. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Only applications received through http://jobs.unrwa.org will be considered. Due to the large number of applications received for UNRWA vacancies, only applicants short-listed for interview will be contacted.