نائب مدير برنامج الصحة النفسية المجتمعية | Deputy Head Field Community Mental Health | Location: Gaza Field
Type of Appointment: Fixed Term
Deadline for Application:10 March 2015
Vacancy Announcement Number:07-02-2015
Department/Division: Community Mental Health Programme
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES In accordance
with established Agency policy and procedures, the ideal candidate:
-Assists the Head, Field Community Mental Health (HFCMH) in the overall planning and management; co-ordinates and monitors the process of implementation of the community mental health activities, evaluates progress; and prepares regular and ad-hoc internal reports;
-Plans, organizes and supervises training activities, both locally and abroad, in close cooperation with the supervisor, based on systematic assessment of training needs and within the overall capacity building plan;
-Develops project proposals in coordination with External Relations and Communications Department; follows up on their implementation and on all related financial, administrative and logistical matters; evaluates their performance based on set indicators and recommends improvements to FCMH programming as appropriate; prepares necessary reports for internal use and donors;
-Regularly meets with FCMH staff, analyses factors affecting planning and implementation of FCMH activities, brings issues to the attention of his/her supervisor and proposes corrective actions as necessary;
-In close coordination with his/her supervisor, liaises with government, local authorities and UN/NGOs to enlist their cooperation and support of the Community Mental Health programmes;
-Supervises the administrative and financial aspects of CMH project, including budget preparation, operational records, statistical data/analysis and oversight of the operational research design for periodic evaluation of related activities;
-Represents the programme at field management committee, technical or other forums as required; acts for the Head, Field Community Mental Health during the latter’s absence;
-The incumbent may be required to drive an UNRWA vehicle, thus should have a valid driving license.
-The incumbent may be required to work beyond working hours.
-Performs such other duties as may be assigned.
PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCIES
-An advanced university degree in psychology or community mental health or other related studies from a recognized university
-At least seven years’ experience in mental health systems, of which at least four years in management, preferably in a similar organizational setting.
-Excellent command of spoken and written English and Arabic.
-Knowledge of social development principles and concepts;
-Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
-Demonstrated problem-solving skills;
-Supervisory skills and ability to develop staff;
-Excellent analytical and report writing skills;
-Proficiency in standard Agency computer applications.
-It’s desirable to have knowledge of the socioeconomic conditions of the Palestine Refugees.
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
-Basic Salary: Monthly basic salary $1,546.90; plus Senior Professional Officer Allowance at the rate of 25% of the basic salary, plus monthly dependency allowance up to $123.25 and a currency adjustment factor (present rate 5.89%).
-Contract Duration: Three years including 1 year probation period.
-Leave: 30 days annual leave
-Pension: Provident Fund contribution
-Other conditions of service and benefits may apply.
Qualified candidates will be required to undergo tests and a competency based interview. To learn more about positive and negative indicators of professional behaviours within the UN competencies, you may review the UN Competency Development – A Practical Guide
UNRWA is a United Nations organization whose staff are expected to uphold the highest standards of integrity, neutrality and impartiality. This includes respect for human rights, for diversity, and for non-violent means of dealing with all kinds of conflict. UNRWA staff are expected to uphold these values at all times, both at work and outside. Only persons who fully and unconditionally commit to these values should consider applying for UNRWA jobs. UNRWA is a non-smoking working environment.
UNRWA encourages applications from qualified and experienced women. It is Agency policy to give full consideration to disabled candidates whose disability does not militate against the effective performance of the duties of the post. Where there are two or more equally qualified candidates, selection preference will normally be given to internal candidates, Palestine Refugees and candidates of the under-represented gender. With their prior agreement, candidates who are approved as suitable for appointment but are not the selected candidate for this vacancy, will be placed on the Agency’s roster of pre-approved candidates for a period of up to one year, and may be considered for future vacancies in the same position. The Agency maintains the discretion to fill future vacancies for this position from the roster without re-advertising the vacancy.
HOW TO APPLY
If you have got the skills and experience required above, and want to make an active and lasting contribution to improving the lives of Palestine refugees, then Apply) طلب التوظيف ) by creating a personal profile and completing the UNRWA Personal History Form.
Only applications received through this website will be considered. Please note that UNRWA only accepts degrees from accredited educational institutions. Candidates may also be invited to take a technical exam in order further evaluate their qualifications for the post. Due to a high volume of applications received, only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
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