Migration Health Physician (Manila)

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Philippines
Organization: International Organization for Migration
Closing date: 12 Jan 2021

Position Title: Migration Health Physician (2 Vacancies)

Duty Station: IOM Philippines Country Office (Manila)

Classification: National Officer Staff, Grade NO-A**

Type of Appointment: Fixed term, one year with possibility of extension

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: 12 January 2021

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. Internal and external candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier candidates.


Under the overall guidance of the Chief of Mission and the direct supervision of the Chief, Migration Health Officer, the successful candidate will carry out the following duties and responsibilities in relation to IOM Migrant Health Assessment Programme.

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

  1. Support and assist the Chief Migration Health Officer in the management of the Migrant Health Assessment Programme in the Philippines;

  2. Read or reread all CXRs and other X-Rays films related to refugee/migrants health assessment program.

  3. Conduct migration medical examinations and generate the related documentation of migrants with quality assurance; treatment Tuberculosis, sexually transmitted infections and provide support to the HIV/AIDS treatment and counseling activities;

  4. Liaison with hospitals and laboratories involved in the health assessment programmes;

  5. Assist in medical procurement mechanism related to the migration health assessment programme if necessary;

  6. Participate in the collaboration with health authorities of migrant receiving countries;

  7. Ensure that all relevant data related to the heath assessment program are entered to MiMOSA and other related databases.

  8. Participate in data analysis related to the health assessment program for presentation and program planning in a standardized manner;

  9. Perform other related duties as required.

Required Qualifications and Experience


  • University degree in Medicine preferably with minimum four years of experience in curative medicine and public health including health assessment programs.
  • Post-graduate degree in Radiology will be favourably considered.**


  • Valid professional license to practice medicine in the Philippines.


  • Computer literacy.


English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of a second official UN language is desirable.


Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database (https://whed.net/home.php).

Required Competencies

The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following values and competencies:

Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:**

  • Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
  • Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
  • Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2*

  • Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
  • Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
  • Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
  • Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
  • Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators level 2

  • Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
  • Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
  • Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.

IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link.

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.


Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment.

This position should be filled only by candidates who are a national at the country of the duty station.

The position involves onsite. The working modality will be further discussed during the interviews.

How to apply:

In order for an application to be considered valid, IOM will only accept applications which should include a cover letter (not more than one page), a résumé highlighting the required education and experience, or a duly completed IOM Personal History Form. To access the form, please visit this link.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications via hrphilippines@iom.int not later than 12 January 2021. Position title and VN Number (VN 027 2020 – Migration Health Physician) should be specified in the SUBJECT field.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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