Fund Director, Access to Health Fund

Job categories Health, Leadership
Vacancy code VA/2023/B5506/26961
Level ICS-13
Department/office AR, MMCO, Myanmar
Duty station Yangon, Myanmar
Contract type Fixed Term
Contract level P6
Duration One year initially, renewable subject to programme need, funding availability and satisfactory performance
Application period 02-Nov-2023 to 07-Dec-2023

Applications to vacancies must be received before midnight Copenhagen time (CET) on the closing date of the announcement.

Please note that UNOPS will at no stage of the recruitment process request candidates to make payments of any kind.

This vacancy is closed.

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UNOPS Myanmar

Myanmar is one of UNOPS’ leading offices in Asia, acting as fund manager for three of the largest development programmes in the country, namely the Access to Health Fund, the Livelihood and Food Security Fund (LIFT) and the Joint Peace Fund (JPF). In addition, UNOPS is Principal Recipient for the Global Fund in Myanmar and for the Global Fund’s regional artemisinin-resistance initiative targeting drug resistant malaria in the greater Mekong sub-region. UNOPS also provides procurement, infrastructure and project management services to a wide range of organizations in the country. UNOPS plays a critical role in ensuring that the quality of services provided to its partners meets stringent requirements of speed, efficiency and cost effectiveness.

Access to Health 

The Access to Health Fund aims to improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations in conflict-affected areas of Myanmar. The Fund works with key stakeholders to increase people’s access to health services (maternal, newborn and child health, sexual and reproductive health and rights, combating HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria) and to strengthen health systems.

The Access to Health Fund is supported by the governments of the United Kingdom, Sweden, the United States, Switzerland, Australia, Canada, Norway. Two other donors support the Fund’s activities, including Takeda, a private donor, provides dedicated funding to Access, with a focus on health services for marginalized and vulnerable populations in conflict-affected and hard-to-reach areas, and on health system strengthening.

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Education Master's degree preferably in public health, medicine, epidemiol...

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