Background Information - Job-specific
* **THIS IS A LOCAL POSITION FOR WHICH ONLY APPLICANTS WHO POSSESS THE SPANISH NATIONALITY OR A VALID RESIDENCE AND WORK PERMIT IN SPAIN ARE ELIGIBLE FOR CONSIDERATION ***
UNOPS supports partners to build a better future by providing services that increase the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of peace building, humanitarian and development projects. Mandated as a central resource of the United Nations, UNOPS provides sustainable project management, procurement and infrastructure services to a wide range of governments, donors and United Nations organizations.
The New York Service Cluster (NYSC) supports the United Nations Secretariat, as well as other New York-based United Nations organizations, bilateral and multilateral partners in the delivery of UNOPS mandate in project management, infrastructure management, and procurement management.
The Sustainable Development Cluster (SDC) supports diverse partners with their peacebuilding, humanitarian and development operations. It was formed by combining the following portfolios: Grants Management Services (GMS), UN Technology Support Services (UNTSS), Development and Special Initiatives Portfolio (DSIP) It provides Services to partners' programmes that are designed, structured, and managed with a global perspective and primarily serving partners that are headquartered in New York. The SDC has a footprint of approximately 125 countries.
UNOPS has signed an agreement with the United Nations Global Service Center (UNGSC) who is charged within the operational and managerial responsibilities to ensure that security and health measures are undertaken and compliant with the United Nations Department of Safety and Security (UNDSS) protocols and the United Nations medical standards, policies and guidelines.
The agreement objectives for Physical Security and Safety Services for United Nations Information and Communications Technology Facility in Valencia, Spain (UNICTF) is to enable the conduct of activities while ensuring the safety, security and well-being of its personnel and providing quality nursing services that contribute to the good physical and mental health of staff are provided. Impact of work can affect the health of UNICTF personnel and consequence of error can affect human body physically and/or mentally and sometimes may be fatal.
The incumbent of this position will be a staff member of UNOPS under its full responsibility.
Under the technical coordination of the Clinic of the UNGSC, the Occupational Physician provides primary health care to eligible UN employees and dependents of the United Nations System.
The incumbent will administratively report to UNOPS IT Project and Operations Manager and operationally will report to the Chief Cost Recovery and Coordination Services in Valencia, Spain and in close coordination with the UNGSC Clinic.
The global objective of having a qualified and experienced Occupational Physician is to ensure efficient and effective Medical support and provide an adequate response in case of emergency.
Within delegated authority, the Occupational Physician will be responsible for the following duties:
Medical Administrative Duties:
Monitoring and Progress Controls
Quality medical services that contribute to the good physical and mental health of staff should be provided. Impact of work can affect health of UNICTF-Valencia personnel. Consequence of error affect human body physically and/or mentally and sometimes may be fatal.
The result of work of the Occupational Physician impacts directly on delivery of services that satisfy the requirements of the Department as well as the performance of the services implemented in the UNGSC/ UNICTF-Valencia. It will also ensure proper processes and methodologies are followed and implemented according to the United Nations medical standards, policies and guidelines.
* FEMALE CANDIDATES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
This vacancy is archived.