Tuesday, May 07, 2019


United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) was created in 1950, during the aftermath of the Second World War, to help millions of Europeans who had fled or lost their homes. We had three years to complete our work and then disband. Today, over 65 years later, our organization is still hard at work, protecting and assisting refugees around the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Public Health Officer
Location: Ogoja, Cross River
Grade: NOA
Duration of Contract: Three Months (with possible renewal)
Contract Type:  Temporary Appointment
Proposed Starting: As Soon As Possible
Supervisor: Head of Office

Essential Minimum Qualifications
Medical University Degree. Public Health (MPH, MSc) or Epidemiology/Statistics.
Minimum 2 years of post-graduate clinical experience.
Strong IT skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.
Experience with Health Information Systems and statistical software.
Knowledge of local institutions.
Excellent working knowledge of English and local language.

Desirable Qualifications and Competencies:
Experience in working directly with refugees, especially urban setting.
Experience working with international organizations, including non-government organizations and UN agencies, in field of health and nutrition.
Additional formal training in reproductive health, nutrition, infectious diseases, refugee health and/or community health.
Knowledge of additional UN languages.

Application Closing Date
9th May, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should
Click Here To Apply Online

Email Application:
Kindly prepare an application/letter of motivation, Resume as well as fully completed and signed UNHCR Personal History Form (P11)

Submit the application, resume and Personal history form (P11) via email to:
[email protected]
quoting in the subject line the vacancy number and title of the position (VERY IMPORTANT). EG: Subject: Application for VN 2019/VA/035, Position No: TA, Assistant Public Health officer, NOA, Ogoja.
Kindly make sure you use the "UNHCR Personal History Form".
Kindly note that a written test will be conducted for this position which will be followed by a competency based interview.

"There is no need to send other CERTIFICATES with the application at this stage".
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Applications from female candidates are strongly encouraged.

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