Health Specialist, UNICEF, Jakarta


UNICEF Indonesia is seeking highly qualified Indonesian nationals to fill the following position:

Health Specialist, Maternal & Newborn Health – Jakarta

Job Description:
Under the general guidance of the Health Specialist MNCH, the incumbent will coordinate the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the UNICEF Indonesia Maternal and Newborn projects. Also work closely with the other Health and Nutrition sub-units staff to assure coordination/integrations, with their activities.


  • Advance University Degree in Health Sciences, Master in Public Health.
  • At least 5 (five) years of professional working experience in related fields of community development in mother and child health care.
  • Experience in report writing.
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia.
  • Level of decision making. The staff can be relied upon to provide up-to-date professional expertise to the Field Offices in his or her sector and to leverage this expertise successfully to meet the goals of UNICEF.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the requisite aptitudes and experience for developing, managing, monitoring and evaluating health programmes.
  • Technical understanding of health project including knowledge of latest developments and technology. Training ability. Strong analytical, negotiating, communication and advocacy skills.
  • Proven ability to conceptualize, develop, plan and manage programme as well as to transfer knowledge and skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multi cultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside the organization.

Candidates should submit an application letter together with comprehensive curriculum vitae, a recent identity photograph post tide applied on the envelope, to:

HR Officer UNICEF,
Wisma Metropolitan II, 11th fl,
JI. Jend Sudirman Kav 31
Jakarta 12920

Send electronically to:

Please quote the post title applied on the subject line.
Closing date: 28 February 2009.

Applications from qualified women are encouraged.

  1. Good day,

    I would like to get more information on the Health Specialist jobs througout Jakarta, Indonesia. I have two Masters of Science Degree, one in International Health and the second in Public Health from TUI University in California U.S.A. and over 20 years of experience working in the health field. I’m currently learning how to speak Bahasa Indonesian since both my wife and daughter were born in Jakarta. Please send me more information on the vacancies available in the health field. I also request for an electronic job application. Thank you.

    Very Respectfully
    A. Aviles

  2. Hi Aviles, Apa kabar? nice to have you here, just sign up for our job newsletter, than you’ll be inform about jobs in Asia, especially Indonesia. Good luck.

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