Organisational Unit: UNU International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH)
For the past four decades, UNU has been a go-to think tank for impartial policy-oriented research, capacity development, and dissemination of knowledge in furtherance of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations. Research focuses on the pressing global problems of human survival, conflict prevention, development, and welfare. With more than 400 researchers in 13 countries, UNU’s work spans the full breadth of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, generating policy-relevant knowledge to effect positive global change. UNU maintains more than 200 collaborations with UN agencies, leading universities and research institutions across the globe.
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 is one of 14 research and training centres that make up the UNU system. As the UN think tank for global health, the mission of UNU-IIGH is to build knowledge and capacity for decision-making by UN agencies, programmes, and Member States about global health issues. The goal is to advance evidence-based policy on key issues related to sustainable development and health ensuring that “no one is left behind”.
We are looking for outstanding individuals with a strong commitment to service and the potential to bring a significant contribution to the expansion of UNU’s operations
For more information please visit http://iigh.unu.edu.
The Programme Officer will support the Director of UNU-IIGH in the overall management, coordination, and implementation of the Institute’s 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:
Remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with UNU guidance for appointments at the NO-A level of the National Professional Officer salary scale for the Malaysia duty station in the United Nations Common System salary scale. Remuneration also includes benefits accorded in the salary agreements. 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 one (1) year, 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, to email@example.com, and must include the following:
United Nations University-International Institute for Global Health
Jalan Yaacob Latiff
Bandar Tun Razak, Cheras
56000 Kuala Lumpur
03 9171 5402
(All applications will be acknowledged)