Individual Consultant: Medical Officer

  • Entry-level, Short-term contract assignment
  • Posted on 24 March 2020

Job Description

To strengthen UN Clinic capacity for maintaining current level of health service provisions and to be cope with increasing workloads due to COVID-19 outbreak, an additional medical doctor (medical officer) with requisite public health experiences is being considered. This will ensure continuity of health services for UN staffs and their dependents and also to respond to increasing demand for services, support and information related to COVID-19 outbreak. The proposed medical officer position will be recruited through prevailing procedures of UNDP, e.g. individual consultancy contract or any other appropriate mechanism.

The medical officer/consultant will perform the functions under close supervision and day-to-day technical and administrative guidance of UN Clinic Physician, Myanmar.

Functions/Key results expected

Within delegated authority, the Medical Officer (consultant) shall perform following duties under the direct supervision and day-to-day technical guidance of UN Clinic Physician;

  • Attend to the UN Clinic on a full-time basis and assist the UN Clinic Physician as required in providing medical services including phone and email consultations to staff members and their dependents including staff from field duty stations
  • Support UN clinic in appropriately strengthening to respond to COVID-19 related health services and supports needed
  • Develop travel advisory and risk assessment guidance for UN personnel in coordination with appropriate technical agencies, e.g. WHO and to provide necessary advice and support.
  • Support UN clinic doctor on medical evacuations and coordination with headquarter offices on all related matters.
  • Perform any other duties as considered necessary by the United Nations Clinic Physician

Specific requirements

Qualifications required:

  • Advanced University Degree in Medicine, from an accredited University and currently licensed to practice within home country/or other national jurisdiction
  • National registration and license is a requirement

Experience required:

  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in communicable disease projects,
  • technical health coordinator, and primary health care programme.
  • Relevant experience in diverse population
  • Demonstrate capacity of training and workshops
  • Advanced communication and clinical skills

Language requirements:

  • Fluency in the working language – English, both written and spoken 10

Place of assignment: UN Clinic Yangon, Myanmar.

Medical clearance: The selected Consultant will be expected to provide a medical certificate of fitness for work.

Proposal should be submitted to no later than 27 March 2020 5:00 PM (Myanmar Time). Proposal submission should state procurement notice number (2020/UNDP-MMR/PN/024) in the subject line.

Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to the address or e-mail to Procurement Unit will respond in writing or by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all consultants.

Interested individual Consultant MUST submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:

  1. Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP;
  2. Cover Letter/Brief description of why the individual considers him/herself as the most suitable for the assignment, and a methodology, if applicable, on how he/she will approach and complete the assignment;
  3. Personal CV or P11, indicating the past experience relevant to the assignment, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the Candidate and at least three (3) professional references;
  4. Financial Proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs, as per template provided. If an Offeror is employed by an organization/company/institution, and he/she expects his/her employer to charge a management fee in the process of releasing him/her to UNDP under Reimbursable Loan Agreement (RLA), the Offeror must indicate at this point, and ensure that all such costs are duly incorporated in the financial proposal submitted to UNDP.

** Consultant/Contractor whose assignment require travel and who are over 65 years of age are required, at their own expense, to undergo a full medical examination, including x-rays after they are selected.

DEADLINE: March 27, 2020

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