Organizational Unit: UNU International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)
The United Nations University (UNU) is an international community of scholars engaged in research, postgraduate teaching and capacity development, and dissemination of knowledge in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. The mission of UNU is to contribute, through research and capacity building, to efforts to resolve the pressing global problems that are the concern of the United Nations and its Member States.
UNU-IIGH undertakes research, teaching and capacity development, and dissemination of knowledge related to key issues of human health. The aim is to contribute to the development and strengthening of health services policy frameworks and management actions, particularly for people in developing countries, and to support implementation of promotive and preventive approaches to human health. UNU-IIGH’s research and capacity building in global health relates specifically to informing the policy debates and directions that ensure that in keeping with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of “no one is left behind”.
We are looking for outstanding individuals with a strong commitment to customer service and the potential to bring a significant contribution to the worldwide expansion of UNU’s operations
For more information please visit http://iigh.unu.edu.
The Programme Officer will support the Directorate of UNU-IIGH in the overall management, coordination, and implementation of its activities, as well as in the programme and institutional development of the Institute. The Programme Officer’s responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
Required qualifications and experience include:
Other desirable qualifications include:
Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience per suitability of candidates, and starts at the NO-A level of the National Professional Officer salary scale for Malaysia duty station in the United Nations Common System salary scale, plus benefits. For more information, please visit http://www.un.org/depts/OHRM/salaries_allowances/salaries/malaysia.htm.
The Rector reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a level below the advertised post.
This is a full-time position. The initial appointment will be for a period of two (2) years, with the possibility of renewal on a rolling fixed-term appointment basis, subject to requirement and satisfactory work performance. The mandatory age of retirement for United Nations staff is 65 years.
This is a locally recruited position; no relocation expenses or allowances apply.
UNU-IIGH is an equal opportunities and diversity employer and is committed to a workplace that reflects the values of diversity and inclusivity embodied by the United Nations. Applications from women are strongly encouraged.
As soon as possible.
Interested applicants should submit their applications, preferably by email (email@example.com), and must include the following:
Director, United Nations University International Institute for Global Health
HUKM Complex, Jalan Yaacob Latiff, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 (03) 9171 5402
(All applications will be acknowledged)