Temporary Appointment of Medical Specialist, NO-C, UNICEF Global Shared Services Centre, Budapest, Hungary

2020-06-17 19:41:00 FORRÁS:

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Hírek - Állásajánlat

This position is for Hungarian nationals only.

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Remarks: 

This position is for Hungarian nationals only. 

This is a temporary position with a duration of 364 days (with possibility of extension). 

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. 

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. 

And we never give up. 

For every child, results. 

UNICEF's Global Shared Services Centre (GSSC) in Budapest, Hungary provides services to UNICEF offices globally in the areas of Finance, Human Resources, Payroll and Information Technology. 

The incumbent of this role will provide high quality occupational health services at UNICEF’s Global Shared Services Centre and ensure the timely administration of pre-placement examinations globally. 

How can you make a difference?  

Within delegated authority of the Medical Director and with direct report to the HR Manager (HR Administration) GSSC, the Medical Specialist will be responsible for the following duties:    

Medical Evacuation Support Duties: 

  • Receive requests for medical evacuation/repatriation from duty stations without a medical team, or whose team requires support.
  • Determine the appropriate location and mechanism for evacuation and where necessary provide a recommendation for medical evacuation.
  • Liaise with insurance providers, air transport operators and hospitals to provide necessary information before and after the evacuation.
  • Certify sick leave as appropriate for the evacuation.
  • Develop return to work programs as appropriate post evacuation.
  • Ensure medical records are obtained and the evacuation finalized.

Clinical Duties: 

(Where required) 

  • Review day-to-day clinical cases, e.g. long-term sick leave for duty stations without a medical team or whose team requires support
  • Review day-to-day occupational health duties: pre-placement and periodic medical examinations, prepare recommendation for staff return to work and advise on termination for reasons of health.
  • Review and follow-up staff cases with outside specialists as necessary.
  • Provides medical administrative training programs.
  • Participates in addressing work environment and occupational health issues.

Medico Administrative Duties: 

  • Conduct regular VTCs/meetings with delegated offices away from the HQ to review/discuss MEDEVAC, employment clearance, and sick leave cases 
  • Provide medical clearances upon employment, extension of contract, periodic and travel clearances.  
  • Review and provide clearances for disability accommodation requests at UNICEF
  • Provide support for other medically related queries 
  • Develop managerial and clinical audit of medical entitlements
  • Develop medical entitlement training for UN clinics.
  • Collaborate in a number of policy and document reviews on UNICEF medical entitlements.
  • Follows the United Nations established policies and procedures regarding medical clearances, sick leave and termination for reasons of health.
  • Provides cover for other Medical Specialist during their absence.
  • Develop SOPs on medico-administrative processes

Supervisory Administration: 

Ensures appropriate training programs are implemented in order to maintain and develop the medical capabilities (e.g. medical entitlement training for doctors and HR partners).  

General: 

Performs other related duties as required.  

Work implies frequent interaction with the following: 

  • Staff at large; staff within work unit;
  • UN Headquarters New York Medical entitlements and Occupational Safety and Health staff.
  • Staff counsellors;
  • Senior management throughout the Organization;
  • All specialized agencies;
  • Physicians and representatives of Laboratories, Pharmaceutical Companies, Medical Associations and Societies;
  • UNJSPF

Results Expected: 

Achieves goals and objectives through the provision of high-level medical support for medical evacuations and other medical tasks to ensure the sound physical and mental health of supported staff.  

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have… 

  • Doctorate (MD) or equivalent in medicine, including residency/internship in one of the medical specialties, preferably internal medicine, or occupational medicine.
  • Current license to practice at the duty station is required.
  • A minimum of five years of progressively responsible clinical experience in medicine, preferably in Occupational Medicine is required.
  • Knowledge of Medical Software and databases/Medical Statistics is highly desirable
  • UN or large industry experience is highly desirable
  • Previous experience managing medico-administrative process in UN is highly desirable 
  • Fluency in English (verbal and written) is required
  • Knowledge of French is highly desirable

National Officer (NO) staff are nationals of the country in which they perform functions of a technical and professional nature. Eligible applicants are nationals of Hungary.   

National Officer staff are locally recruited staff and therefore, candidates are personally responsible for any travel and accommodation arrangements.  UNICEF does not facilitate MFA accreditation for locally recruited staff 

For every Child, you demonstrate… 

UNICEF’s core values of Commitment, Diversity and Integrity and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. 

View our competency framework at

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. 

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks, and will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles. 

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