Migration Health National Consultant

(Open to Vietnamese national individuals only)

Position Title : Migration Health National Consultant
Duty Station : Ha Noi
Type of Appointment : Consultant
Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible
Closing Date : 5:00 PM, December 16, 2020
Reference Code : VN2020/HN/019 (C)

1. Introduction

Established in 1951, The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the lead United Nations agency on Migration, delivers and promotes comprehensive, preventive and curative migrant health programmes which are beneficial, accessible, and equitable for migrants and mobile populations.

IOM mission in Viet Nam implements migration health activities with the goal of enhancing the Vietnamese government capacity to promote and support local community responses for addressing migration health related challenges.

2. Job description

Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (COM) and Head of Programme Unit IOM Viet Nam and the direct supervision of the Migration Health Project Development and Implementation Officer, the successful candidate will have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Research, collect and analyse relevant information on identified issues within the field of migration and health
  • Support drafting of project documents
  • Interview migrants
  • Assist in translation work from Vietnamese to English and vice versa
  • Support logistics and organization of events, meetings and workshop when needed
  • Undertake duty travel as required
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned

3. Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Vietnamese national
  • Bachelor’s degree with five-year experience, preferably with public health, medicine, nursing, social science, or Master-degree with two-year experience in public health
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and respect diversity
  • Working experience or knowledge in migration issues for non-governmental organizations, international governmental organizations or government institutions is a strong asset
  • Proven written and analytical skills
  • Proven ability to produce quality work to set deadlines
  • Teamwork oriented but with a capacity to work independently
  • Good communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Fluency in English and Vietnamese

How to apply:

Completed applications, including cover letter, CV and copies of diplomas and certificates may be delivered to the IOM Mission Office in Hanoi at 304 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh District, Ha Noi or submitted electronically to hanoi@iom.int referring to this Vacancy Notice’s Position Title.

Applications are non-returnable and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Candidates have to confirm having received the recruitment information through the recruiting channel NGO Recruitment in the application letter for this position

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