Health Officer (MNCH), NOB, Jakarta, Indonesia, for Indonesian Only

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This is a NO-2 contract. This kind of contract is known as National Professional Officers. It is normally only for nationals. It's a staff contract. More about NO-2 contracts.

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, health

How can you make a difference?

UNICEF has been working closely with Ministry of Health (MOH) in improving quality of childcare in Indonesia over the last couple of years. This includes setting up regulation, policy and setting standards that promote quality care delivery, enhancing communication and coordination among key stakeholders, and improving the use of data in improving care. Successful candidate for this post will be responsible in providing high level technical assistance to MoH and related national level partners, liaising in communicating and coordinating with relevant national partners and supporting in tracking and documenting progresses in improving quality of care, under direct supervision from health specialists for maternal, newborn, and child health.

Under direct supervision from health specialists managing maternal, newborn and child health, the incumbent is responsible in conducting the following:

- Provide support in strengthening national policy environment and stakeholder engagement in improving access to quality of maternal and child health care.

- Provide technical assistance to national stakeholders in implementing key strategies to improve quality of maternal, newborn and childcare.

- Strengthening advocacy and partnership for maternal, newborn and child health care quality improvement.

- Assist in documenting and tracking progress both nationally and sub-nationally in improving quality of care.

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


Bachelor’s degree in public health. Having a medical degree is considered as an asset.

Work experience:

A minimum of two years relevant work experience on maternal, newborn and child health

Good analytical and conflict resolution skills

Familiarity with country, government structures and MOH partners preferred

Self-starter and able to work independently with less supervision

Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset

Language proficiency:

Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia is required.

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For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF’s Core Values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust and Accountability (CRITA) underpin everything we do and how we do it. Get acquainted with Our Values Charter:

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

(1) Builds and maintains partnerships (2) Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness (3) Drive to achieve results for impact (4) Innovates and embraces change (5) Manages ambiguity and complexity (6) Thinks and acts strategically (7) Works collaboratively with others.

During the recruitment process, we test candidates following the competency framework. Familiarize yourself with our competency framework and its different levels: competency framework here.

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.

We offer a wide range of benefits to our staff, including paid parental leave, breastfeeding breaks and reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities. UNICEF strongly encourages the use of flexible working arrangements.

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 be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.


Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with UNICEF and an underlying premise of the international civil service.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance. Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments may also be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason. This vacancy is open for Indonesians only.

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