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ПРООН в Україні шукає Health Governance Specialist

Health Governance Specialist в ПРООН в Україні.

Agency: UNDP

Title: Health Governance Specialist

Practice Area — Job Family: Crisis Prevention and Recovery

Vacancy End Date (Midnight New York, USA): 27/09/2019

Duty Station: Kramatorsk, Ukraine

Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)

Contract Duration: 12 months with possible extension


The ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine has had a direct and highly negative impact on social cohesion, resilience, livelihoods, community security, and the rule of law. Recognizing the need to urgently address reconstruction, economic recovery and peacebuilding needs in areas affected both directly and indirectly by the conflict, in late 2014 the Government of Ukraine requested technical assistance and financial support from the international community to assess priority recovery needs. In late 2014, the United Nations, the World Bank and the European Union conducted a Recovery and Peacebuilding Assessment, which was endorsed by the Cabinet of Ministers in mid-2015.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide expert and technical advisory support to local authorities and communities in development and implementation of the strategy of health through informational, educational and capacity development activities for regional and local authorities, staff of the hospitals and population;
  • Develop and conduct the health reform implementation plan on regional level;
  • Collect and analyze the official annual data, disaggregated by sex, on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs), Communicable Diseases (tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS, etc.) for adopting the implementation plan;
  • Conduct workshops on gender-responsive good governance, budgeting and financial planning of local health care expenditure for local authorities/doctors in profile departments;
  • Develop the professional platform for networking and partnership building with national and regional authorities, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), private sector and international development organizations or projects;
  • Support in organization of study visits of two sub-national stakeholders to EU country to benchmark and contribute to the evidence base on what is needed in terms of health governance, planning and budgeting, service delivery and quality of services that responds to the needs of women and men;
  • Contribute to the development of the Guide on gender-responsive community/local health governance in hospital districts, their development and strengthen their capacity;
  • Contribute to capacity assessment, capacity building and technical assistance for improvement of medical services on local level;
  • Conduct the trainings on external resource mobilization and grant management for healthcare authorities, and members of territorial communities (hromad);
  • Develop pilot «hospital districts» (HDs) activities in Donetsk and Lugansk oblasts and conduct capacity assessment of medical institutions in these targeted hospital districts;
  • Support the hospital district boards in developing the five years development plan, based on the international experience;
  • Provide the best practice point in these hospital districts and share their experience for other hospital districts in each region;
  • Provide a clear interaction of authorities of territorial communities (hromad) with authorities of hospital districts;
  • Contribute to preparation and implementation of communication strategy for promoting health reform efforts based on the principles of gender-responsive and non-discriminatory communications;
  • Prepare reports, memoranda, briefs, presentations and other materials related to health policy and reform;Ensure the development of cross-project linkages with other relevant UN projects and programmes and other stakeholders’ projects in order to create synergies;
  • Provide and conduct the trainings, seminar, webinar using the international best practices and guidelines for the local authorities, doctors, health care managers, paramedics, students of medical colleges/ universities, journalists;
  • Provide substantial inputs to promotion of private medicine development through educating of primary care doctors on establishing of individual enterprise;
  • Monitor, coordinate and supervise field activities and provide technical support to ensure the Component objectives are met;
  • Ensure that programme contributes to the promotion of gender equality by reaching, involving and benefiting both women and men in its activities (gender mainstreaming);
  • Facilitate programme monitoring and evaluation, as well as audit activities;
  • Prepare sections of the Programme/Component reports, including progress and annual reports, as well as any ad-hoc technical reports;
  • Perform other activities as requested by Programme Coordinator and UNDP Management.


Corporate Competencies:

  • Communication;
  • Delivery;
  • Innovation;
  • Leadership;
  • People Management;
  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity;
  • Promotes the vision, mission, and strategic goals of UNDP;
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability.

Functional Competencies:

  • Knowledge Management and Learning;
  • Development and Operational Effectiveness;
  • Conflict Management;
  • Result orientation;
  • Teamwork;
  • Self -management and emotional intelligence.

Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing.

Client Orientation.

Innovation and Marketing New Approaches.

Global Leadership and Advocacy for UNDP’s Goals.

Required Skills and Experience


  • Masters’ degree or equivalent in Management, Medicine Sciences, Political Science, Public Health, Social Science, or another relevant field.


  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in the field of public health, social policy or local governance;
  • Experience in leading teams is required;
  • Experience in reform (preferably health sector), advisory and advocacy services, and capacity development would be considered as an advantage;
  • Work experience within government institutions will be considered as an advantage.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in English, Ukrainian and Russian is required.


All posts in the SC categories are subject to local recruitment.

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