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World Health Organization  

Site: Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva
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WHO began when our Constitution came into force on 7 April 1948 – a date we now celebrate every year as World Health Day. We are now more than 7000 people from more than 150 countries working in 150 country offices, in 6 regional offices and at our headquarters in Geneva.

Our primary role is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system and our main areas of work are health systems; health through the life-course; noncommunicable and communicable diseases; preparedness, surveillance and response; and corporate services.

We support countries as they coordinate the efforts of governments and partners – including bi- and multilaterals, funds and foundations, civil society organizations and the private sector.

Working together, we attain health objectives by supporting national health policies and strategies.

WHO works worldwide to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable.

Our goal is to ensure that a billion more people have universal health coverage, to protect a billion more people from health emergencies, and provide a further billion people with better health and well-being.

 

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World Health Organization

Ombudsperson - P5

Philippines, Manila , Manila

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe Office of the Regional Director (RDO) has the overall responsibility for planning, execution and evaluation of WHO programmes at the regional and country level and in strengthening the alignment and joint work across the three levels of the organization. RDO is also expected to play a pivotal role in identifying key initiatives that will transform the Region and make its overall governance and management agile and responsive to the needs of the Member States and partners. The office of the RDO is also expected to contribute to the achievement of the new GPW14. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES1. Hear and advise staff members on work-related concerns which they consider to be in non-observance of the terms of their appointments, their working conditions and/or their relations with colleagues, supervisors or supervisees, with a view to enhancing the overall working environment.2. Assist all parties concerned to reach a fair solution through: fact-finding, mediation, discussion and involvement of all parties; the Regional Ombudsperson does not have decision-making authority but will advise and make recommendations on issues involved.3. Intervene where he/she deems necessary; ensuring that all reasonable steps have been taken through normal channels for due process, justice and fairness to prevail.4. Provide information, guidance and referral as appropriate.5. Identify systemic issues, including: trends, issues and concerns on policies, procedures work climate and overall performance of duties and responsibilities, without breaching confidentiality or anonymity.6. Provide feedback by advising the Regional-Director and/or other stakeholders in the region on corrective and preventive action as may be appropriate, in particular as regards systemic issues.7. Act as a resource for best practices in relation to the Ombudsperson's function across the Organization and facilitate the exchange of information and experience in this respect.8. Maintain an active understanding of professional developments in their area of work by continuing professional membership of the International Ombudsman Association (IOA), and participating in the annual and regular meetings of the WHO Ombuds Network.9. Ensure regular evaluation of the impact of OMB through surveys of the perceptions of staff members as well as visitors.10. Develop an annual work plan which is aligned with the objectives of OMB and the concerns of the main stakeholders.11. Provide advice on the Organization's formal dispute resolution mechanisms, including to the relevant formal or informal stakeholders, on the formulation of solutions and mechanisms for dispute resolution and relevant preventive measures, including mediation, counselling and relevant learning and development activities (e.g. training). REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: Master's degree in public health, management, administration, social science, law, organizational development or related area.Desirable: Accreditation as a Certified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner (CO-OP) by the International Ombudsman Association (IOA). Accreditation as a certified mediator. Training and/or equivalent experience in the area of alternative dispute resolution or mediation.WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World  Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United  Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/ .  ExperienceEssential: At least ten (10) years of relevant work experience, including:(a) at least five (5) years as a mediator/ombudsperson/conflict resolution manager or leader or as an expert in conflict resolution and/or in mediation management and:(b) at least five (5) years experience in managing projects and staff, including planning activities of various nature. Experience in organizing and conducting staff training and awareness raising events in conflict resolution and mediation management. Demonstrated International experience is mandatory.Desirable: Previous experience of management in international, intergovernmental organization, government or national public institutions. Skills-Demonstrates a full knowledge, and commitment, to the mission and values of the Organization by aligning the area of work with the strategic direction of the Organization.-Is fully conversant with and behaves consistently in accordance with the rules, principles and environment that define the scope and standards of his/her professional practice, e.g. (a) UN system, WHO structure, ethical values, administrative rules and regulations, and the Code of Conduct for International Civil Servants (b) Conforms to the principles of practice of the International Ombudsman Association: accessibility, confidentiality, independence, impartiality, neutrality, reasonableness. -Has demonstrated experienced and mature professional judgment: (a) In assessing and balancing the respective importance of administrative, personal, technical and communication aspects of a given conflict situation. (b) In assessing practical conditions and context within which rules and principles have to be applied, e.g., dealing with confidentiality versus imminent risk of serious harm.-Leads by example towards a culture of learning based on respect.-Establishes a culture of learning, encouraging through one's own behaviors and initiatives, to keep up to date on trends in developments in the field.-Has excellent leadership and managerial skills and a strong understanding of management practices and the functioning of a major international organization.-Displays, through leadership and decisions, understanding of political systems and underlying drivers.-Is able to support staff in knowing and managing themselves, their communication and relations with colleagues better, thus enhancing the working environment and opportunities for improved dialogue and partnerships across the Organization. Has excellent communication skills and ability to interact effectively with staff members at all levels.-Instills a culture that encourages effective communication in multicultural environments.-Has experience in the application of principles and techniques of conflict management and resolution in the workplace, alternative dispute resolution, counselling, coaching and cross cultural awareness.-Practical knowledge of organizational development and disciplines related to general management, strategic planning, organizational change, and human resource management. Has experience in negotiation, high level intervention, and extensive organizational development.-Ability to make concise oral presentations, write analytical reports based on objective facts, ability to act tactfully and demonstrate good judgment in sensitive situations, courteous style and sensitivity to confidential information. WHO Competencies Enhanced WHO Global Competency Model: who-enhanced-competence.pdfTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationSetting an examplePromoting innovation and organizational learning Use of Language SkillsEssential: Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 92,731 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3987 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. Click this link for detailed guidance on completing job applications: Instructions for candidatesInterested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line. For assessment of your application, please ensure that -  your profile on Stellis is properly completed and updated; - all required details regarding your qualifications, education and training are provided; - all experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time. - Kindly note that CV/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.

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17/05/2024
World Health Organization

HR Officer (Talent Acquisition-Affiliate Workforce) - P2

Turkey, Istanbul , Istanbul

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe objective of the Division of Business Operations (BOS) is to support the work of WHO in the European Region through delivery of services within the areas of human resources, finance, contracting and procurement, legal advice information & communications technology, printing, security, facilities management, fixed assets, conference support, travel and transport, safeguarding personnel and staff wellness and well-being. As an enabling function, the division enhances the productivity of the health technical programmes and country offices while at the same time overseeing accountability, transparency and compliance with WHO administrative rules and regulations. The BOS division strives to strengthen the capacity of WHO/Europe to react in an agile way to external and internal changes. The division projects are designed to increase productivity, ensure financial sustain ability of the region's structures, reinforce a client-oriented culture, strengthen country office capacities, and drive strategic initiatives to enhance staff motivation and well-being. The purpose of the HRT unit is to partner with the business, adding value to the business process and work of EURO through the provision of tactical and operational advice to staff and managers on workforce planning; Policy & procedural guidance - Efficient and effective sourcing, recruitment & management of human resources; performance management compliance and advice to influence and promote a culture of continuous performance and ensure that mechanisms for a more inclusive, relevant and supportive performance culture. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESTo contribute to the efficient, effective, and client-oriented Human Resource services, predominant areas of work are outreach, recruitment and selection, roster management, and onboarding of the affiliate workforce.Key duties: Recruitment and selection, Outreach and Rostering of Affiliate Workforce: Acts as a focal point for hiring managers and administrative officers/assistants on outreach, talent acquisition and recruitment activities for the affiliate workforce. Ensures coordination of processes and workflows between the sub-teams in HRT involved in the implementation of the consultant policy, Prepares and disseminates updates and delivers regular trainings to HRT colleagues and clients.Support other HRT sub teams in the clearance of consultant contracts, ensuring compliance with the Organization's policies. Participates in the administration of selection procedures for the affiliate workforce, i.e .: contributes to the organization of timely selection panels and serves as an HR Representative on selection panels and ensuring compliant process, adherence to confidentiality and emphasis on a transparent, consistent processes and on promoting organizational diversity and mobility policies as an organizational priority.Drafts and reviews vacancy announcements for consistency and adherence to the Organization's policies, develop and review screening questions in close collaboration with the hiring manager. Screens and assesses applications, ensuring that only candidates who meet the minimum requirements are long/short-listed.Prepares and reviews interview questions, proposed presentation tasks, technical questions and tests proposed by the hiring manager for appropriateness and relevance to the position description.Reviews proposed long/shortlists to ensure that the evaluation criteria are in line with the vacancy announcement and advises the hiring manager and panel members on any inconsistencies. Contributes to the development of new recruitment tools to rate applicants in line with the WHO competency framework.Participates in the drafting of selection reports ensuring that all steps of the process are well documented, and the selection file is compliant with the Organization's policies. Maintains various recruitment affiliate workforce rosters and ensures data is up-to-date to timely selection of successfully rostered candidates.Perform all other related duties as assigned. Selection and Recruitment processes: When required supports the timely organization of selection and recruitment processes to ensure the efficiency of the selection and recruitment processes.Responsible for all actions relating to organizing the recruitment of the workforce on staff contracts, which includes and not limited to GS staff, National Professional Officers, Professional staff, Secondments, Junior Professional Officers, and WHO Country Representatives for both fixed-term and temporary positions: screens applications for relevant minimum qualifications, reviews all documentation submitted by the Interested Party, arranges and follows-up on each stage of the selection process, including securing all required documentation from candidates.Participates and organizes in interviews, assists in drafting of interview questions, assists in drafting the final selection report. Reviews all requests for recruitment without advertisement, researches and prepares background documentation relevant to such requests, provides first recommendation to supervisor for decisions. Processes the necessary recruitment actions in the online recruitment tool for all staff contracts and related on-boarding actions. Manages and maintains rosters of the affiliate workforce on (Consultants, Interns, UN Volunteers, etc).This includes issuance of ad hoc vacancies, screening, maintaining a database with information on availability, functional expertise, and feedback on performance.Maintains a vetting system for consultants to be retained on the roster and data collection on roster usage, as well as cross referencing consultant roster with past interns, volunteers and retirees.Performs outreach to technical areas in HQ and other regions to ensure availability of qualified experts in the consultant roster to cover various technical streams. Monitors the mailbox for contracting different types of affiliate workforce and ensures timely processing of requests as per established procedures.Maintains data collection on recruitment activities(Stellis, monitoring tools) to support the HRS unit in the provision of statistics required for reports to executive management, Regional Committee, annual reports, etc. Develops ad hoc reports as and when needed.Reviews all requests for recruitment without advertisement, researches and prepares background documentation relevant to such requests, provides first recommendation to supervisor for decision, Participates in discussions of new or revised procedures and practices, suggesting new or improved internal guidelines, provides advice on interpretation and application of policies, regulations and rules within area of recruitment. Acts as back-up to other team members and provides support to supervisor on ad-hoc recruitment related work assignments; assists other HRS staff as required. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: University degree(Bachelor's level or above) in business, human resources, social sciences or relevant field.Desirable: Advanced level university degree (Master's level) or training in one of the above-mentioned areas or certification in the area of Human Resources management. ExperienceEssential: At least 2 years of human resources related and recruitment experience, including experience at the international level. Experience of working with HR and data management software.Desirable: Relevant work experience with(in) WHO, the UN or a multinational environment. SkillsSolid knowledge of Human Resources principles and practices Strong technical, analytical, and organizational skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Solid knowledge of Excel, Word, particularly templates and editing functions. Demonstrated knowledge of Oracle based ERP system(s) and data management software. Ability to identify and manage one's own emotions, as well as helping others to do the same WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationMoving forward in a changing environmentProducing resultsCreating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French,Russian,German. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 50,377 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 1952 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.*For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. Click this link for detailed guidance on completing job applications: Instructions for candidates This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.

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16/05/2024
World Health Organization

Medical Officer, Noncommunicable Diseases Prevention and Surveillance (PND) - P3

Philippines, Manila , Manila

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEDivision Mandate:To provide leadership and action and to support Member States in attaining a greater level of awareness for the promotion of healthy environments and populations by addressing key health-related social, environmental and behavioural risk factors and determinants. This programme will respond to the needs of the population in the aspects of lifestyle approach to the impact of climate change, environment and health, noncommunicable diseases, nutrition, tobacco control, health promotion and related health systems to promote healthy social and physical environments where people live, study, work and play as substantial and essential elements of sustainable development, health equity and gender inequality. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESUnder the supervision and guidance of the Coordinator,  PND, and the Division Director, and in collaboration with relevant units, the incumbent will perform the following duties:To support the implementation of the Regional Action Framework for Noncommunicable Disease Prevention and Control in the Western Pacific, liaising with Member Officers, country offices and different technical units in the Regional Office;To support Member States in the implementation of Noncommunicable Disease (NCD) risk factor surveys, including the WHO STEPwise approach to Surveillance (STEPS) survey and Global school-based student health survey, and other global surveys, including the NCD Country Capacity Survey;To collaborate with relevant units to support Member States strengthen their health information systems and national capacity for data management, analysis and reporting;To assist in the preparation of progress reports and the development of guidance documents and publications, communication for NCD prevention and control and health promotion;To provide technical inputs and support in planning and developing relevant communications and advocacy products for community and resource mobilization activities. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: Degree in medicine from a recognized university.Desirable: Minimum of one year of epidemiology training at international level is highly desirable. Advanced university degree in public health or related field from a recognized university. ExperienceEssential: Minimum of five years' work experience in public health, and prevention and surveillance of NCDs and their risk factors, with some international exposure in relevant fields.Desirable: Minimum one year of advanced training or experience in NCD prevention and surveillance at national or international level is highly desirable. SkillsBroad knowledge of concepts and strategies related to health promotion.Ability to synthesize knowledge and effectively express ideas in writing.Ability to coordinate with external partners as well as work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsKnowing and managing yourself Use of Language SkillsEssential: Written and spoken fluency in English.Desirable: Working knowledge of other UN language. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 64,121 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2399 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.WHO is committed to workforce diversity.WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.

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16/05/2024
World Health Organization

Programme Area Manager (Health Information Management) - P6

Egypt, Cairo , Cairo

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe mission of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to build the capacity of Member States to manage health emergency risks and, when national capacities are overwhelmed, to lead and coordinate the international health response to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to affected populations. The Health Emergency Information& Risk Assessment area of the Health Emergencies Programme is responsible for providing timely and authoritative situation analysis, risk assessment and response monitoring available for all major health threats, events and emergencies. This includes detecting, verifying and assessing the risk of potential and ongoing health emergencies; establishing data collection mechanisms and monitoring ongoing health emergency operations; providing data management, analytics and reporting platform to produce and disseminate timely emergency health information products. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES1. Contribute to WHO's organization-wide work in the development, implementation and oversight of relevant policies, strategies, programmes of work, and annual work-plans in Health Emergency Information & Risk Assessment area, supporting the identification of new public health events, assessing risks to public health, conducting epidemiological surveillance and field investigations, monitoring public health interventions and the response to emergencies, and communicating public health information to technical partners and stakeholders.2. Lead and coordinate WHO's information network across the region and at country level, providing leadership in strategic planning, execution and coordination of the information network and implementation of protocols for data gathering and analysis ensuring the provision of evidence for the impact of interventions during outbreaks and emergencies.3. Provide technical expertise and oversee the work activities of the HIM team in maintaining and disseminating technical guidelines and other knowledge products to support the collection and analysis of data for the identification of public health events, providing evidence forthe impact of interventions during outbreaks and emergencies.4. Lead and oversee WHO's work and country support related to the identification of new public health events, the origins of outbreaks and the collection and dissemination of information. 5. Lead the identification and implementation of innovative approaches for establishing evidence-based policies and strategies to improve the collection, analysis, reporting and dissemination of data associated with outbreaks and emergencies. 6. Ensure close collaborative working arrangements with other technical units and departments in regional and headquarters' offices to develop context specific approaches. 7. Build strategic partnerships and networks throughout the region, represent WHO and its positions in negotiations in relevant interagency and international fora involved promoting the Health Emergency Preparedness & International Health Regulations system. 8. Promote and enhance ongoing coordination with all relevant stakeholders and provide advice on implementation and operational issues. 9. Act for the Regional Emergency Director in his/her absence, as requested.10. Perform Other tasks as agreed with supervisor. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: An advanced university degree in information management, epidemiology, public health and/or health information or related field.Desirable: Specialized training in emergency/humanitarian preparedness and response. Training in leadership or management ExperienceEssential: At least 15 years of proven experience in information management in the context of international public health programmes, including at least 5 years of management experience in recognized senior leadership positions with direct responsibility for managing both human and financial resources. -Proven experience in coordinating large scale projects with high political impact in developing countries. -Relevant experience with the inter-agency mechanisms used to coordinate international preparedness for and response to health emergencies, including those most relevant to coordination of health policy and action in health emergencies.Desirable: Relevant work experience in WHO and/or UN sister agencies. -Experience working in relevant non- governmental or humanitarian organizations. -Field experience in public health programmes or emergency response programmes in developing countries. Skills-Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills in international and multi-cultural settings combined with proven ability to successfully coordinate, manage and lead projects, and build partnerships with multiple partners in the context of health emergencies. -Sound strategic and tactical thinking with ability to formulate clear comprehensive policies, strategies and plans. -Superior organizational skills with ability to multi-task and produce results under pressure. -Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to communicate in a clear and effective way, with tact, diplomacy and courtesy. -Proven experience in information management for acute and protracted public health emergencies. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationEnsuring the effective use of resourcesMoving forward in a changing environmentCreating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of WHO language. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 106,023 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3137 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line through Stellis. For assessment of your application, please ensure that: 1 -Your profile on Stellis is properly completed and updated.2- All required details regarding your qualifications, education, training and experience are provided under relevant sections. 3- Your experience records are properly entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time.Enhanced WHO Global Competency Model:https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/enhanced-who-global-competency-modelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusionreasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. Click this link for detailed guidance on completing job applications: Instructions for candidates This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. 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15/05/2024
World Health Organization

Public Health Officer (Epidemiology) - CPCP - P3

Maldives, Alifu , Alifu

 IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEWHO Maldives Country Office collaborates with the Government of Maldives, mainly through the Ministry of Health and relevant stakeholders within the framework of the collaborative Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS). The objective of the General Management area of the WHO Country Office for Maldives is to ensure implementation of CCS and the biennial workplans. The General Management area of work has a key strategic role in overseeing, planning and implementation of CCS priorities that span across diverse technical areas and workplans. Work involves cross-cutting technical inputs from country office (CO) staff working on all priority areas such as, health systems and Universal Health Coverage, communicable diseases, noncommunicable diseases and risk factors, maternal, new-born, child and adolescent health and WHO emergency programme. The specific objective of strategic planning is to explore options and contribute to integrating all health problems and issues within the context of health system to achieve national health targets, universal health coverage and sustainable development goal. Underlying Values and Core Functions of WHO. All the Member States of WHO South-East Asia Region share the common value of the highest attainable standard of health as a fundamental human right. All WHO actions are based on this and rooted in the underlying values of equity, solidarity, and participation. WHO's Thirteenth General Programme of Work is anchored in the SDGs and proposes ambitious strategic priorities and targets: 1 billion more people benefitting from universal health coverage.1 billion more people better protected from health emergencies, and 1 billion more people enjoying better health and well-being DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESWork in coordination with all technical focal points at regional and headquarters levels, under the guidance of the head of the WHO country office.• Provide advice to national public health authorities and manage the epidemiological work of the country office that underpins policy formulation. Support to relevant teams on building core capacities for surveillance, early detection, verification and rapid response to epidemics and other public health events of international concern, as required in the International Health Regulations (IHR) 2005.• Ensure that the WHO Country Office has access to all relevant existing country-specific health-related data. This includes national and subnational datasets, such as demographics of populations affected by specific diseases (relevant age, gender, etc.) and time trends. Analyze such data sets to provide additional insights on the country's health context and epidemiological situation.• Serve as focal person for all internal and external requests related to country-specific data. As needed, ensure government agreement for the use and dissemination of such data.• Assist the government and relevant institutions on the enhancement of national capacities in epidemic and disease-trends' forecasting and detection systems, including epidemiology and laboratory surveillance for monitoring and evaluating the core surveillance and real-time analysis of outbreak intelligence data.• Coordinate the development of training courses for public health professionals on epidemiological surveillance, outbreak investigation, and/or the improvement of related data management.• Manage the WHO Office's support to the government in conducting field investigations of public health events. when required by the specific country or health situation.• Collaborate with Health Emergency teams to promote WHO's position and successfully influence national health authorities to develop infection prevention and control programmes in health care facilities, including (where and when required) focusing on preparedness and response to epidemics and pandemics.• Participate, as needed, in risk assessments for unusual health events.• Collaborate with relevant authorities on the development and maintenance of a national system for comprehensive data collection and trend analysis of public health events.• Manage the analysis, interpretation, and knowledge building of surveillance data (including virological data) through WHO and peer-reviewed publications and media.• Encourage collaboration and develop advocacy initiatives and project proposals for joint action and resource mobilization to augment national, operational responses to public health events.• Act as the main liaison between government and WHO (all levels) on country-specific data gathering and dissemination of WHO-generated data and data analysis. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: A university degree in epidemiology, public health, medical or other studies in a field directly related to the position. Post-graduate training in epidemiology (EPIET) or similar programme ExperienceEssential: A minimum of five years of work experience relevant to the position (in epidemiology including developing and/or implementing programmes, policies, and guidelines as well as monitoring and evaluation of diseases and public health issues), with some of it obtained in an international contextDesirable: Experience in public-health responses in complex emergency and humanitarian crisis situations Relevant experience in a developing country context is desirable. Experience in WHO or within the UN system with an understanding of its mandate, goals, and procedures. Skills• Demonstrated knowledge and professional skills in the development and implementation of public health surveillance systems.• Seasoned expertise in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of epidemiological and event-based surveillance data.• Strong ability to process, analyse and interpret epidemiological and event-based surveillance data.• Expertise in providing technical support/guidance for a rapid, public-health response to public-health events.• Experience in data analysis and interpretation related to epidemics/pandemics.• Knowledge of the communicable and non-communicable disease profile of the country.• Demonstrated training skills (developing and conducting training).• Ability to lead and coordinate multidisciplinary teams, projects and programmes.• Demonstrated skills to develop public-health guidelines. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsEnsuring the effective use of resourcesCreating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable: REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 64,121 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2581 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.*For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. 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15/05/2024
World Health Organization

Team Lead (Learning Technology) - P5

France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes , Lyon

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe World Health Organization's Academy ('The Academy') is a new state-of-the-art learning institution that aims to enhance access to lifelong learning for millions of health workers around the world. Based in Lyon, France, the Academy Campus offers a wide range of learning modalities; on-line, face-to-face and blended. The Academy is an integral part of the WHO under the management authority of the Director-General. The overall goal of the Academy is to advance the learning and human development component of WHO's General Programme of Work (GPW) and to contribute to achieving health sustainable development targets. The WHO Academy will deliver advanced digital and in-person learning to health policy practitioners, health workers and WHO workforce. The Academy constitutes a global initiative combining the latest technologies in digital and remote learning with advancements in adult learning science to offer innovative, personalized and multilingual learning that meets priority needs. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESProvide technology leadership and managerial support in learning technology ensuring that activities in this area are carried out efficiently and effectively.Manage the programme area to achieve its objectives by effectively leading a technology team, managing financial resources, and implementing efficient work plans to optimize the programme's deliverables in alignment with the Academy's mandate.Collaborate closely with the Information Management and Technology department and other digital units to ensure that learning technologies are aligned with the broader technological infrastructure and data management strategies of the organization.Oversee the strategic vision and implementation of the Academy learning technology roadmap.Oversee the design, implementation, and management of technology-driven learning products, including the Learning Experience Platform (LXP), infrastructure, architecture, and advanced innovative learning technology solutions.Prepare and oversee the budget for technology initiatives, and manage the monitoring, evaluation, and reporting of key performance indicators in the subject area.Develop and implement mechanisms to enhance the performance of programme deliverables and provide progress reports to senior management.Serve as the technical reference among the peer community, UN Agencies and other stakeholders at the technical levels in the respective area of expertise.Liaise with and utilize partnerships in other UN Agencies, donors, research or academic institutions in the area of learning technology.Represent the programme area of work at various meetings to advocate for learning and educational technology.Stay abreast of emerging trends in e-learning and educational technology and assess their viability for adoption.Perform all other related duties as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential:An advanced level university degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Engineering, or a related field relevant to the position.Certifications in project management, including agile and/or LEAN practices, e.g. Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified ScrumMaster (CSM), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework) or LEAN Six Sigma.Desirable:Certification related to enterprise information technology architecture, such as TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework).Technical certifications related to DevOps environments such as Microsoft Azure, RedHat OpenShift, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). ExperienceEssential:A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience in Information Technology.At least 5 years of experience in learning technologies, open-source solutions and the design and/or operation of learning platforms.Demonstrated experience managing human and financial resources.Demonstrated experience at the international level. SkillsStrong team management, leadership, communication, and collaboration skills to work effectively with all stakeholders.Excellent project management skills (including Agile and LEAN methodologies) with a proven track record in managing complex projects.Ability to engage effectively and diplomatically with both internal and external partners; and mobilize resources.Proficient in the latest learning technologies and platforms.Understanding of product lifecycle management and software development processes.Advanced expertise in product architecture and designing workflows, with a strong command of open-source learning products, such as Moodle and Open edX.Demonstrated expertise in managing and developing open-source technologies, including Python, Node.js, and Vue.js, as well as proficiency in DevOps environments such as Microsoft Azure, RedHat OpenShift, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Google Cloud Platform (GCP).Proven skills in guiding the development of learning platforms that incorporate artificial intelligence and machine learning, including deep neural networks Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) and Recurrent Neural Networks (RNNs), robotics, augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR), and data analytics. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationEnsuring the effective use of resourcesProducing resultsCreating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable:Expert knowledge of French.Intermediate knowledge of UN Languages. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 92,731 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 4382 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and E-Manual.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its workforce. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.int.An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of short-listed candidates.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to a fixed-term position in the Professional category with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.In case the recruitment website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. Click this link for detailed guidance on completing job applications: Instructions for candidates. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.

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14/05/2024
World Health Organization

Communications Officer - P4

Yemen, Sana'a , Sana'a

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMETo ensure that effective WHO Country presence is established to formulate, evaluate, and implement WHO country cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State's health development agendas that aims to increase access to and effectiveness of high-quality health care, sound Health Financing and Human Resources strategies and better Health Governance. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESResponsible for the technical efficiency and effectiveness of communications and advocacy priorities, strategies, and products pertaining to communications and external relations activities at the country level.Advise the WHO Representative and WHO Yemen team on media outreach priorities and strategies. Oversee and mentor the WHO Yemen communications team and lead capacity-building of technical staff to ensure collaborative, cross-cutting communications.Design high-quality innovative media tools, including audio-visual, photographic, and printed materials, television and radio programmes, multimedia presentations, social media, videos and press releases, etc., to advocate for and promote WHO's visibility, achievements, and success stories.Provide editorial guidance (i.e. copy editing and proofreading) to the technical team.Represent the emergency team in press conferences, media forums, journalist briefings, etc. Provide early warning to the senior leadership on issues of concern from the media, flag issues requiring communications preparation and response, as well as respond to media queries.Work closely with Communication teams at the three levels of the Organization, on proactive outreach, including media relations, advocacy, and proactive placement of articles and opinion-editorial pieces in the external media. Coordinate and manage media visits to the field emergency operations. Coordinate interviews and filming opportunities to support high visibility of WHO achievements through television, radio and newspapers, etc.Oversee the development, harmonization, and establishment of content for the WHO Yemen channels and platforms, in compliance with guidelines and standards used throughout the Organization. Critically review and improve content and liaise with the web team at all levels on the appropriate channels for and presentation of messages and materials.Work closely with the Resource Mobilization team to ensure the provision of targeted communications and media strategies and products required to convince and encourage donors to rapidly fund the WHO's response to affected populations.Build partnerships with all relevant actors, including the health cluster, regional and field offices, other WHO departments, UN agencies, and other partners to identify and create communication opportunities and design communication and advocacy campaigns on specific topics.Establish a mechanism to monitor and evaluate the impact of WHO communications and revise strategies and approached as needed. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: Master's degree in communication or journalism or political science or social sciences or international relations.Desirable: Courses in communication techniques such as graphic design, visual language, and the use of social media. ExperienceEssential: At least seven years' relevant experience, with proven international exposure, in communication and/or advocacy, part of which should include writing advocacy documents and production of communication materials and products in addition to supporting humanitarian emergency or health outbreak response and recovery activities.Desirable: Prior working experience with WHO/UN or with an international non-governmental organization.Experience in organizing advocacy campaigns.Experience in managing publishing and clearance processes. SkillsAbility to write well in English and produce engaging communication and advocacy material.Demonstrated ability in working with all forms of media in all situations.Demonstrated ability to work under pressure to achieve multiple deadlines.Proven skills in the development and implementation of communication/media products and tactics.Excellent interpersonal skills complemented by the ability to conceptualize ideas and advocate consensus.Ability to "think out of the box" and to make innovative proposals to extend communication reach.Knowledge or understanding of WHO mandate and goals in the emergency incident management context.Knowledge of public health sector and issues.Excellent interpersonal skills complemented by the ability to conceptualize ideas and advocate consensus. Demonstrated ability to work within an emergency context at the country level. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationBuilding and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyondDriving the Organization's Position in Health LeadershipCreating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable:  REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 77,326 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2107 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO International Travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. Click this link for detailed guidance on completing job applications: Instructions for candidates This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. 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World Health Organization

Project Management Officer - P1

France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes , Lyon

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  PURPOSE OF POSITIONThe International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) is the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization. The objective of the IARC is to promote international collaboration in cancer research.The role of the Section of Support to Research (SSR) is to support the achievement of IARC's scientific objectives through efficient and effective management of the Agency's resources and provision of administrative services, ensuring accountable risk mitigation and implementing strategies to strengthen capacities and maximize IARC's impact.The Resource Mobilization and Management Office is a unit within the Budget and Finance Office (BFO), Section of Support to Research (SSR), responsible for providing support to various activities of IARC in respect of voluntary contributions made to IARC research projects through grants and direct funding.The incumbent guides, coordinates, facilitates and supervises the work done by the following service units under his/her responsibility: Administrative Services Office (ASO), Budget and Finance (BFO) including Resource Mobilisation and Grants Office (RMO), IT services (ITS), Human Resources Office (HRO), the incumbent has advisory responsibility in legal matters as well as managerial and organizational development issues in IARC.In view of the growing number of complex grants managed at IARC, and after a successful piloting of the position, IARC wants to strengthen and expand its support to the Scientific Branches both at the pre-submission level as well as at the implementation phase of projects, with a Project Management Officer who will perform project management support which includes portfolio maintenance, project development, progress monitoring, methodology compliance, financial compliance verification and support for report preparations.  The incumbent will work with other professionals, to ensure a global and consistent approach to project planning, review, management and monitoring. The incumbent will provide project management support expertise and services to project managers/business leads in IARC's Scientific Branches.As a member of a team, and under the direct supervision of the Resource Mobilisation and Grants Officer, the position will allow IARC to monitor and implement the Agency's projects effectively and efficiently.The incumbent will work with other professionals, to ensure a global and consistent approach to project planning, review, management, and monitoring. The incumbent will provide project management support expertise and services to project managers/business leads in IARC's Scientific Branches. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESUnder the direct supervision of the resource mobilization and grants officer, and overall guidance of the Administration and Finance officer, the incumbent is responsible for:1)      Coordinate IARC Project Management community by:a)      Designing and delivering briefing sessions, training activities and exchanges of best project management practicesb)      Maintaining and optimizing central repositories and tracking tools for more efficient projects implementation.c)      Participating in the development of relevant procedures, internal guidelines and templates.2)      Contribute to the development of a streamlined and effective proposals methodology, in synergy with IARC medium-term strategic objectives.3)      Work as the primary focal point for all matters related to European Commission "EC" funded projects, this includes:a)      Responding to EC funding mechanisms related questionsb)      Keeping abreast of EC streams of funding, related developments and communicating changes to concerned parties across the agencyc)      Monitoring the compliance with Certificate of Financial Statements "CFS" requirements;d)      Providing support and input for EC verification missions4)      Monitor effective and efficient streamlined processes, customized templates in accordance with project and/or donor types, sources of internal and external primary and secondary information, update of the database of partners, drafting and review records, quality controls, etc.5)      Ensure project managers'/leads' adherence to agreed processes, quality, standards, and reporting requirements by:.a)      Establishing working relationshipsb)      Ensuring accuracy and validity of submitted project reporting information in line with the countersigned agreements.6)      Develop and maintain the project portfolio whilst adhering to the project management methodology, through the use of guidelines, procedures, processes, standards, reports, metrics, tools, and templates. Gather, consolidate and update project and portfolio data as well as monitor project status for regular reporting. 7)      Maintain appropriate internal repositories of template/model documents, including, but not limited to, biosketches, conflict of interest forms, budget justifications, timesheets, etc.8)      For a selection of projects, advise on the drafting of project plans (milestones, dependencies and resources), project budget monitoring, and develop dashboards ensuring that detailed information are kept up-to-date on a regular basis.9)      Participate in some projects' kick-offs and progress review meetings assuring that all programme and project documentation are up-to-date and available. 10)   Assist in the daily operation of Resource Mobilisation Office "RMO". 11)   Back stop RMO colleagues to ensure smooth operations; perform other related duties as assigned by supervisor. WHO COMPETENCIES·        Teamwork·        Producing results·        Communication·        Moving forward in a changing environment·        Respecting and promoting cultural differences FUNCTIONAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGEEssential:·        Ability to build successful working relationships with internal and external collaborators and stakeholders and coordinate activities across multiple parties.·        Capable of maintaining a high degree of effectiveness in a multi-tasking role, managing priorities, and working to challenging timescales.·        Ability to adapt and manage deliverables and resources in a climate of change and to think and act quickly, sometimes under pressure yet remain effective.·        Ability to effectively collaborate with teams in an international, multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary environment; separated by geographical locations and working under different time-zones.·        Ability to promote best practices, advise on improvements, and apply information from a broad range of sources.·        Excellent communication (both oral and written), problem solving and analytical skills.·        Careful attention to detail coupled with the ability to continuously monitor progress of plans, actions, and other initiatives.·        Ability to identify issues and risks, escalating these to the RM Officer or the AFO in a timely and effective manner.·        Proactive, flexible, resourceful, and able to work independently with limited supervision.Desirable: ·        Knowledge of public health fields, preferably cancer related topics/subjects.·        Experience in website/content development.·        Knowledge of basic accounting or financial reporting REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATIONEssential: First-level university degree in Project Management, Business Administration, Information Management, International relations, Communications, Political Science or other related discipline.Desirable:·        Training in WHO's Project Management Methodology (from Project Management Centre of Excellence)·        Project management qualification i.e. PRINCE2, APM, AgileSCRUM, SAFE and/or PMI.·        Certification on Lean, Six Sigma, or ITIL v.4.  PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCEEssential: ·        At least 1 year of professional experience in project management and successful delivery of complex cross-functional or interdependent projects in an international environment, including planning, project monitoring, status reporting, financial monitoring and action tracking.·        Experience in writing project-related documentation or technical papers.·        Experience in the administration of donor agreements.Desirable: ·        Experience in managing funds from the European Commission·        Experience in managing small to medium scale projects·        Experience in project estimation, establishment of tracking systems and improvement initiatives.·        Experience working in a UN Organization or other specialised agency. USE OF LANGUAGE SKILLSExpert knowledge of English and working knowledge of French is essential. Another UN  official language is desirable. OTHER SKILLS (e.g. IT)Knowledge of Microsoft 365 package. Knowledge of ERP system, Workflow systems. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 39,401 (subject to applicable deductions), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 1,861 per month for the duty station indicated above (subject to change). Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION·        This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level or lower.·        Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.·        A written test and/or presentation/seminar may be used as a form of screening.·        If your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. IARC/WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.·        According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.·        Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules, and Manual noting that first year of fixed term contracts is a probationary period which maybe extended subject to performance evaluation.·        For information on IARC's operations please visit: https://www.iarc.who.int, and for more general information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.·        IARC/WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The IARC/WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.·        IARC/WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Participating States  https://www.iarc.who.int/equity-diversity-and-inclusion-at-iarc are strongly encouraged to apply for IARC/WHO jobs. Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.int.·        An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. IARC/WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the IARC/WHO Values Charter https://www.iarc.who.int/about-iarc-who-ethics into practice.·        IARC/WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the IARC/WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to IARC/WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment, and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, IARC/WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.·        IARC/WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.·        IARC/WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to fully express and develop their talents.·        The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.·        Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.·        Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with IARC/WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service.  Candidates appointed to an international post with IARC/WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. 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World Health Organization

Public health Specialist (epidemiology) - P3

Equatorial Guinea, Bioko Norte , Malabo

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEAppuyer le pays dans pour renforcer les competentes afin d'ameliorer l'analyse et la fourniture de donnees probantes pour faciliter les conseils en matiere de politique de sante publique et la prise de decision a travers le deploiement des innovations et nouvelles initiatives et leur mise en œuvre, en liaison avec le bureau pays, IST, bureau regional et le Siege ; Faciliter le developpement des politiques de Prise en charge, de Prevention, de surveillance et de Suivi/Evaluation en Guinee Equatoriale en collaboration avec le Ministere de la Sante et les partenaires au developpement pour informer l'elaboration et la mise en œuvre des politiques dans la region africaine. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES• Travailler en coordination avec tous les points focaux techniques au niveau regional et au siege, sous la direction du chef du bureau de l'OMS dans le pays. • Fournir des conseils aux autorites nationales de sante publique et gerer les travaux epidemiologiques du bureau de pays qui sous-tendent la formulation des politiques. Aider les equipes concernees a renforcer les capacites de base en matiere de surveillance, de detection precoce, de verification et de reaction rapide aux epidemies et autres evenements de sante publique de portee internationale, comme le prevoit le reglement sanitaire international (RSI) de 2005. • Veiller a ce que le bureau de pays de l'OMS ait acces a toutes les donnees sanitaires pertinentes et specifiques au pays. Il s'agit notamment d'ensembles de donnees nationales et infranationales, telles que les donnees demographiques des populations touchees par des maladies specifiques (age, sexe, etc.) et les tendances temporelles. Analyser ces ensembles de donnees afin de fournir des informations supplementaires sur le contexte sanitaire et la situation epidemiologique du pays. • Servir de personne de contact pour toutes les demandes internes et externes relatives aux donnees specifiques au pays. Le cas echeant, s'assurer de l'accord du gouvernement pour l'utilisation et la diffusion de ces donnees. • Aider le gouvernement et les institutions concernees a renforcer les capacites nationales en matiere de prevision et de detection des epidemies et des tendances des maladies, y compris l'epidemiologie et la surveillance en laboratoire pour le suivi et l'evaluation de la surveillance de base et l'analyse en temps reel des donnees d'information sur les epidemies.- Coordonner l'elaboration de cours de formation pour les professionnels de la sante publique sur la surveillance epidemiologique, l'investigation des epidemies et/ou l'amelioration de la gestion des donnees connexes. • Gerer le soutien apporte par le Bureau de l'OMS au gouvernement dans la conduite d'enquetes sur le terrain concernant des evenements de sante publique, lorsque la situation specifique du pays ou de la sante l'exige. • Collaborer avec les equipes chargees des urgences sanitaires afin de promouvoir la position de l'OMS et d'influencer avec succes les autorites sanitaires nationales pour qu'elles elaborent des programmes de prevention et de lutte contre les infections dans les etablissements de soins, y compris (si necessaire) en se concentrant sur la preparation et la reaction aux epidemies et aux pandemies. • Participer, le cas echeant, a l'evaluation des risques en cas d'evenements sanitaires inhabituels. • Collaborer avec les autorites competentes a l'elaboration et a la mise a jour d'un systeme national de collecte de donnees exhaustives et d'analyse des tendances en matiere d'evenements de sante publique.• Gerer l'analyse, l'interpretation et le developpement des connaissances des donnees de surveillance (y compris les donnees virologiques) par l'intermediaire de l'OMS, de publications evaluees par des pairs et des medias. • Encourager la collaboration et elaborer des initiatives de sensibilisation et des propositions de projet en vue d'une action commune et de la mobilisation de ressources pour renforcer les reponses nationales et operationnelles aux evenements de sante publique.• Assurer la principale liaison entre le gouvernement et l'OMS (a tous les niveaux) en ce qui concerne la collecte et la diffusion de donnees specifiques au pays, ainsi que l'analyse des donnees produites par l'OMS. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: 1- Diplome universitaire en epidemiologie, sante publique, medecine ou autres etudes dans un domaine directement lie au poste.Desirable: 2- Formation post-universitaire en epidemiologie (EPIET) ou programme similaire ExperienceEssential: Un minimum de cinq (5) ans d'experience professionnelle en rapport avec le poste (en epidemiologie, y compris l'elaboration et/ou la mise en œuvre de programmes, de politiques et de lignes directrices, ainsi que le suivi et l'evaluation de maladies et de questions de sante publique), dont une partie dans un contexte international.Desirable: Experience dans le domaine de la sante publique en situation d'urgence.Experience a l'OMS ou au sein du systeme des Nations unies avec une comprehension de son mandat, de ses objectifs et de ses procedures Skills• Connaissances et competences professionnelles averees en matiere d'elaboration et de mise en œuvre de systemes de surveillance de la sante publique. • Expertise confirmee dans la collecte, l'analyse et l'interpretation des donnees de surveillance epidemiologique et evenementielle. • Forte capacite a traiter, analyser et interpreter les donnees de surveillance epidemiologique et evenementielle.• Expertise dans la fourniture d'un soutien technique ou d'orientations pour une reaction rapide a des evenements de sante publique.• Experience de l'analyse et de l'interpretation des donnees relatives aux epidemies/pandemies. • Connaissance du profil des maladies transmissibles et non transmissibles du pays. • Competences averees en matiere de formation (elaboration et conduite de formations). • Capacite a diriger et a coordonner des equipes, des projets et des programmes pluridisciplinaires. • Aptitude averee a elaborer des lignes directrices en matiere de sante publique WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsEnsuring the effective use of resourcesCreating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of French.Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of Spanish. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 64,121 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2773 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.*For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. 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World Health Organization

HR Liaison Officer - P2

Denmark, Copenhagen , Copenhagen

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The objective of the Division of Business Operations (BOS) is to support the work of WHO in the European Region through delivery of services within the areas of human resources, finance, contracting and procurement, legal advice, information & communications technology, printing, security, facilities management, fixed assets, conference support, travel and transport, safeguarding personnel and staff wellness and well-being. As an enabling function, the division enhances the productivity of the health technical programmes and country offices while at the same time overseeing accountability, transparency and compliance with WHO administrative rules and regulations. The BOS division strives to strengthen the capacity of WHO/Europe to react in an agile way to external and internal changes. The division projects are designed to increase productivity, ensure financial sustainability of the region's structures, reinforce a client-oriented culture, strengthen country office capacities, and drive strategic initiatives to enhance staff motivation and well-being.The purpose of the HRT unit is to partner with the business adding value to the business process and work of EURO through the provision of tactical and operational advice to staff and managers on workforce planning; Policy & procedural guidance - Efficient and effective sourcing, recruitment & management of human resources; performance management compliance and advice to influence and promote a culture of continuous performance and ensure that mechanisms for a more inclusive, relevant and supportive performance culture; occupational health and related supports including the staff physician. SUMMARY OF ASSIGNED DUTIES The purpose of this position, as part of the Regional HRT team in Istanbul, Turkey, is to increase the proximity of HR services to the workforce in Copenhagen, on arrival, throughout the life cycle and upon departure. In addition, as part of as part of the Regional HRT team in Istanbul, Turkey, offer the workforce efficient, effective, and client-oriented Human Resource services within the region. Key duties:Under the overall guidance of the Team Lead, HR Organizational Design, Workforce Planning & Client Relations, the incumbent has the following responsibilities: Recruitment and selection:1. Oversee recruitment and selection for positions subject to local recruitment in Copenhagen and ensure adherence to policies and procedures in filling these positions.2. Serve as the focal point for the Internship and JPO programs being implemented in Copenhagen providing guidance and support to the divisions, interns and JPOs throughout their life cycle. Client Relations: People Care Centre:3. As the focal point for the workforce (staff and affiliate) recruited/hired in Copenhagen, briefs new workforce on on-boarding processes, related entitlements and support related to living and working in Copenhagen, to ensure smooth induction of the workforce and timely implementation of associated actions.   4. Serve as the focal point for staff and liaises closely with colleagues in the Global Service Center (GSC) on contractual and payroll matters for the workforce in Copenhagen. 5. Briefs staff on reassignment to and out of Copenhagen on processes and related entitlements to ensure smooth and timely implementation of associated actions.6. Maintain an overview of the local Clearance and Separation process for staff leaving Copenhagen to ensure processes are initiated, ensuring appropriate approval levels are obtained and timely processing by HR GSC. Briefs staff on processes and related entitlements to ensure smooth and timely implementation of associated actions.7. Support staff development initiatives being implemented in Copenhagen. 8. Represent WHO as the HR focal point in the UN City HR Network to the local salary survey committee and collaborate on joint initiatives.HR monitoring, compliance, reporting and initiation: 9. Monitor to ensure timely initiation of actions and compliance with WHO rules and regulations, of contract extensions, probationary periods, conversion of appointments, retirements, acting arrangements, WIGIs and maximum duration of contracts.10. Monitor performance management compliance and liaise with managers to ensure timely completion of staff PMDS and performance evaluations of the workforce.11. Prepare monthly regular HR reports and statistics as needed.   As part of the Client Relations team in the Enabling Hub in Istanbul, support the following HR planning activities for the European Region:12. In close consultation with the HRBPs, provides support to the biennium HR planning exercise by providing updated reports of the workforce and status of vacant positions and maintains these reports regularly updated.13. Perform all other related duties as assigned and backstops the HR Business Partner and other HR Business Associates when absent to ensure continued services. COMPETENCIESTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing ResultsMoving forward in a changing environment FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS Solid knowledge of staffing practices and data management software. Solid experience in recruitment and modern sourcing methods. Strong technical, analytical and organizational skills. Track record of strong business judgment, connecting human resources with business goals and objectives. Knowledge of sound human resources principles.Emotional intelligence: Ability to identify and manage one's own emotions, as well as helping others to do the same. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS  EducationEssential: University degree (bachelor's level) in business, human resources, social sciences or relevant field. Experience:Essential:1- At least 2 years of human resources related and recruitment experience. 2- Experience of working with HR and data management software. Desirable: International exposure working in human resources. Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of EnglishDesirable: Intermediate knowledge of French, Russian and German REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 50,377 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3,354.27 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.                                                                                                                                            Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.          In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. Click this link for detailed guidance on completing job applications: Instructions for candidates This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. 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13/05/2024
World Health Organization

Public health Officer (epidemiology) - P3

Gabon, Estuaire , Libreville

 IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMELe titulaire du poste veillera a l'acces de l'OMS aux donnees propres a chaque pays et a leur analyse. Il collaborera avec les autorites competentes afin d'ameliorer l'analyse et la fourniture de donnees probantes pour faciliter les conseils en matiere de politique de sante publique et la prise de decision. Le titulaire du poste renforcera les capacites nationales en matiere de prevention et de controle des maladies en collaborant a l'elaboration et a la mise en œuvre de programmes et de strategies de sante publique nationaux en matiere de surveillance et de reaction, qui peuvent inclure les maladies infectieuses emergentes et re-emergentes. Cela peut egalement servir a renforcer le systeme national d'immunisation, ainsi que la detection precoce, la verification et la reaction rapide aux epidemies et autres evenements de sante publique d'interet national ou international. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESSous la supervision directe et l'orientation du Representant de l'OMS (WR) le ou la titulaire du poste devra apporter un appui technique au programme national de vaccination pour renforcer la vaccination de routine, atteindre les objectifs d'elimination de la rougeole, la fievre jaune, la meningite, le tetanos neonatal (TMN) et les autres initiatives a travers des systemes de surveillance sensibles et la vaccination de routine de facon specifique. Le/la titulaire du poste assume tout ou une partie des taches suivantes, ainsi que d'autres responsabilites connexes en fonction des besoins du bureau. Travailler en coordination avec tous les points focaux techniques au niveau regional et au siege, sous la direction du chef du bureau de pays de l'OMS.Fournir des conseils aux autorites nationales de sante publique et gerer les travaux epidemiologiques du bureau depays qui sous-tendent la formulation des politiques. Aider les equipes concernees a renforcer les capacites de base en matiere de surveillance, de detection precoce, de verification et de reaction rapide aux epidemies et autres evenements de sante publique de portee internationale, comme le prevoit le reglement sanitaire international (RSI) de 2005.Veiller a ce que le bureau de pays de l'OMS ait acces a toutes les donnees pertinentes existantes sur la vaccination dans les pays. Il s'agit notamment d'ensembles de donnees nationales et infranationales,telles que les donnees demographiques des populations touchees par des maladies specifiques (age, sexe, etc.) et les tendances temporelles. Analyser ces ensembles de donnees afin de fournir des informations supplementaires sur le contexte de la vaccination et la situation epidemiologique du pays.Servir de personne de contact pour toutes les demandes internes et externes relatives aux donnees de vaccinations pecifiques au pays. Le cas echeant, s'assurer de l'accord du gouvernement pour l'utilisation et la diffusion de ces donnees.Aider le gouvernement et les institutions concernees a renforcer le systeme national d'immunisation et les capacites nationales en matiere de prevision et de detection des epidemies et des tendances des maladies, y compris l'epidemiologie et la surveillance en laboratoire pour le suivi et l'evaluation de la surveillance de base et l'analyse en temps reel des donnees d'information sur les epidemies.Coordonner l'elaboration de cours de formation pour les professionnels de la sante publique sur la surveillance epidemiologique, l'investigation des epidemies et/ou l'amelioration de la gestion des donnees connexes.Gerer le soutien apporte par le Bureaude l'OMS au gouvernement dans la conduite d'enquetes sur le terrain concernant des evenements de sante publique, lorsque la situation specifique du pays ou de la sante l'exige.Collaborer avec les equipes chargees des urgences sanitaires afin de promouvoir la position de l'OMS et d'influencer avec succes les autorites sanitaires nationales pour qu'elles elaborent des programmes de prevention et de lutte contre les infections dans les etablissements de soins, y compris (le cas echeant) en mettant l'accent sur la preparation et la reaction aux epidemies et aux pandemies.Participer, le cas echeant, a l'evaluation des risques en cas d'evenements sanitaires inhabituels.Collaborer avec les autorites competentes a l'elaboration et a la mise a jour d'un systeme national de collecte de donnees completes et d'analyse des tendances en matiere d'evenements de sante publique.Gerer l'analyse, l'interpretation et le developpement des connaissances des donnees de surveillance (y compris les donnees virologiques) par l'intermediaire de l'OMS, de publications evaluees par des pairs et des medias.Encourager la collaboration et elaborer des initiatives de sensibilisation et des propositions de projets en vue d'une action commune et d'une mobilisation des ressources pour renforcer les reponses nationales et operationnelles aux evenements de sante publique.Assurer la principale liaison entre le gouvernement et l'OMS (a tous les niveaux) en ce qui concerne la collecte et la diffusion de donnees specifiques au pays, ainsi que l'analyse des donnees produites par l'OMS.* Effectuer d'autres taches selon les besoins. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: Diplome universitaire en epidemiologie, sante publique, medecine ou autres etudes dans un domaine directement lie au poste.Desirable:  ExperienceEssential: Un minimum de cinq ans d'experience professionnelle en rapport avec le poste (en epidemiologie, y compris l'elaboration et/ou la mise en œuvre de programmes, de politiques et de lignes directrices, ainsi que le suivi et l'evaluation de maladies et de questions de sante publique), dont une partie dans un contexte international.Desirable: Experience des interventions de sante publique dans des situations complexes d'urgence et de crise humanitaire.Experience de la gestion des maladies evitables par la vaccination.Une experience pertinente dans le contexte d'un pays en developpement est souhaitable. SkillsLe titulaire devrait etre capable de demontrer : Des connaissances et competences professionnelles averees en matiere d'elaboration et de mise en œuvre de systemes de surveillance de la sante publique.Expertise confirmee dans la collecte, l'analyse et l'interpretation des donnees de surveillance epidemiologique et evenementielle.* Forte capacite a traiter, analyser et interpreter les donnees de surveillance epidemiologique et evenementielle. Expertise dans la fourniture d'un soutien/de conseils techniques pour une reaction rapide a des evenements de sante publique. Experience de l'analyse et de l'interpretation des donnees relatives aux epidemies/pandemies.Connaissance du profil des maladies transmissibles et non transmissibles du pays.Connaissance des maladies evitables par la vaccinationCompetences averees en matiere de formation (elaboration et conduite de formations). Capacite a diriger et a coordonner des equipes, des projets et des programmes pluridisciplinaires. Competences demontrees en matiere d'elaboration de lignes directrices de sante publique. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsEnsuring the effective use of resources Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of French.Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of English. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 64,121 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3019 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.*For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. 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13/05/2024
World Health Organization

Partnerships Officer - P3

Syrian Arab Republic, Damascus City , Damascus

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe mission of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinator international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies. JOB PROFILE SUMMARYUnder the guidance of the head of the WHO office, the incumbent shall develop and support the implementation of partnerships and external relations' strategies and plans for joint programming and funding opportunities to deliver WHO's local country cooperation strategies for Member States' health and development agendas.  The incumbent's results shall enable WHO's positioning in the local public health context and the office's successful engagement with high-impact and diverse strategic partners. KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe incumbent will perform the following, and other related responsibilities as required by the needs of the office:·         Apply expertise in the national partnerships' landscape and public health system, to enable the development and implementation of strategies and plans for engagement with partners covering state (including national, donors, United Nations partners) and non-state actors (i.e., civil society organizations/nongovernmental organizations, philanthropic foundations, academic institutions etc.) toward joint programming and funding opportunities.·         Manage research on existing and potential partners profiles; identify synergies, opportunities, and develop concept notes and proposals for collaboration and resource mobilization in relation to the strategic goals and programmes of the country office.·         Under the guidance of headquarters and the regional office, facilitate the head of the office in the negotiation and implementation of partnership agreements, as well as plans for mobilizing and allocating resources, securing the required legal and financial clearances.·         Manage the development of grant proposals, the monitoring of the implementation of plans for donor contributions, joint programmes, and other relevant activities, and reporting on progress towards target attainment. Coordinate programme staff on the recalibration of inputs, outputs and compliance with the terms and conditions of related legal agreements and documents.·         Implement strategies and guide senior management and technical teams in outreach and maintaining relations with the relevant partners including advocating for collaboration/ funding and successful dialogue with stakeholders.·         Develop policy statements and coordinate briefing and meeting documentation and communications on partnerships activities.·         Develop and/or manage the office's database/information management system on donor and partner contacts, and intelligence, and resource mobilization. RECRUITMENT PROFILECore Competencies1.     Teamwork2.     Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences3.     Communication4.     Building & Promoting Partnerships Across the Organization & Beyond5.     Ensuring the effective use of resources Functional Knowledge and Skills•      External relations, resource mobilization and partnership-building, complemented by the ability to conceptualize ideas.•      Funding modalities, such as pooled funding mechanisms, government financing, trust funds, and other funding mechanisms involving national governments.•        National political and cultural norms.•        WHO/United Nations agency programmes and activities in the country.•        Strong interpersonal skills, including proven ability to facilitate and strengthen collaboration with a broad range of external partners.•        Ability to "think out of the box" and make innovative proposals for the mobilization of resources. •        Identifying partnerships risks and proposing mitigation measures in emergency settings•        Proven skills in drafting and finalizing grant/project proposals and donor reports.•        Excellent oral and written communication skills.•        Diplomacy, tact, and discretion. Educational QualificationsEssential:Advanced university degree (master's level) in a relevant field (such as international relations, political science, social sciences, communications, marketing, management, accounting, financial management, business, or public administration).Desirable:Qualifications/studies in external relations, communication, resource mobilization, partnership-building, development.Training in donor intelligence, proposal writing, and/or general project management. Work ExperienceEssentials:A minimum of five years of relevant experience, at the national level and/or international level in external relations, partnerships' building, and resource mobilization, with grants management. Documented achievements in fundraising activities.Experience in partnership-building with major public health donors (Central Emergency Response Fund, European Union/ Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Civil Aid Operations (ECHO), Swedish International Development Agency, Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, US Agency for International Development/Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance, Gavi, Global Fund, World Bank).Prior work experience with WHO, United Nations or other public international organizations.Desirables:Experience in programme/project management.Some of the above-listed experience to have been obtained in an international context. Language RequirementsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of Arabic. Information technology (IT) and other skillsProficiency in computers and office software packages, handling of web-based management systems, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and Cloud Management Enterprise System such as Workday. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 79,764 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.                          ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis is a Core Predictable Country Presence (CPCP) position and "WHO policy for Fast Track Procedures for Emergencies" recruitment will apply.This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level and candidates who previously applied to this position do not need to re-apply.Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics. The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. 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13/05/2024
World Health Organization

Team Lead (Quality Assurance and Standards) - P5

France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes , Lyon

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe World Health Organization's Academy ('The Academy') is a new state-of-the-art learning institution that aims to revolutionize lifelong learning for health impact and reach million learners around the world. Based in Lyon, France, the Academy Campus will offer a wide range of learning modalities (on-line, face-to-face and blended); digital, in-person learning via the hub in Lyon or through the campus network, as well as portable learning laboratories designed for contexts where participants cannot travel or access the digital learning platform. The Academy is an integral part of the WHO under the management authority of the Director-General. The overall goal of the Academy is to advance the learning and human development component of WHO's General Programme of Work (GPW) and health sustainable development goals. More specifically the Academy will: enhance the competencies of millions of people through cutting-edge digital learning and hybrid learning, including leaders, practitioners, catalysts and lay people. The WHO Academy will deliver advanced digital and in-person learning to health policy practitioners, health workers and WHO workforce. The Academy campus will be officially launched in Autumn 2024 as a global initiative combining the latest technologies in digital and remote learning with advancements in adult learning science to offer innovative, personalized and multilingual learning that meets priority needs. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESProvides technical leadership and managerial support within the Academy, in the area of Quality Assurance and Standards ensuring that activities in this area are carried out efficiently and effectively.Manages the programme area in delivering its objectives through efficiently managing a small team of technical staff, financial resources and effective work planning to optimize the programme's deliverables in line with the mandate of the Organization.Leads and conducts research on best practices in implementing programmes and activities and dissemination of information for capacity building in the respective area of work.Manages the monitoring and evaluation and reporting of the subject area of work of key performance indicators and reporting requirements and mechanisms to optimize performance of Programme deliverables.Represents the programme area of work at various meetings to advocate for quality assurance and standards.Leads the design, the development and the implementation of the WHO Academy quality assurance framework tools and processes.Leads the quality assurance of all WHO Academy learning programmes and training activities.Oversees the quality assurance framework to be used by implementing partners including the assessment and micro-credentialling system.Oversees the work of the Academy's quality committee and its secretariat.Oversees the collaboration and alignment with the WHO quality and norms and standard division.Performs all other related duties as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: An advanced level university degree in education, public health, social sciences or related field relevant to the position.Desirable: A PhD in one of the above-mentioned fields.ExperienceEssential:A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in managing/guiding the development and monitoring and evaluation of impactful norms and standards products.Experience in content design, production, management, and/or communication.Experience in developing guides and processes to ensure use/adaptation of technical content in high and lower resourced environments.Proven experience devising and implementing process improvement, key performance indicators (KPI), or related monitoring and evaluation approaches for norms and standards products (N&SPs).Demonstrated experience managing human and financial resources.Demonstrated experience at the international level.Desirable: At least 5 years of working experience in the UN or International Organization context. SkillsConcrete skills in the planning and implementation of a public health or disease control programmes.Strong skills in the area of developing and establishing polices and strategies.Ability to engage and communicate effectively and diplomatically with internal and external partners.Commitment to collaborate effectively with other key partners in other technical areas of work in support of their products and goals.Experience in developing guides and processes to ensure use/adaptation of technical content in high and lower resources environments.Proven experience devising and implementing process improvement, key performance indicators (KPI), or related monitoring and evaluation approaches for norms and standards products (N&SPs).Knowledge of WHO's policies and programmes is an advantage. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsCreating an empowering and motivating environmentUse of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English. Desirable:Expert knowledge of French.Intermediate knowledge of UN Languages. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 92,731 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 4358 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and E-Manual.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its workforce. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.int.An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter (https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct.To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of short-listed candidates.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service.Candidates appointed to a fixed-term position in the Professional category with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int. In case the recruitment website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. 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08/05/2024
World Health Organization

Specialist, Planning and Performance Monitoring and Assessment - P3

United States of America, District of Columbia , Washington

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVE OF THE OFFICE/DEPARTMENTThis requisition is for employment at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO)The Planning, Budget and Evaluation Department (PBE) is in charge of PAHO's strategic and operational planning, budget management, corporate performance monitoring, assessment and reporting and evaluation. PBE coordinates the development of the Organization's Strategic Plan (SP) and Program Budgets (PB) applying a results-based management (RBM) approach in line with the Organization's mandates, policies, and strategies. It leads and facilitates operational planning and performance monitoring and assessment, in collaboration with all levels and parts of the Organization, to measure progress towards the priorities and results in the Strategic Plan and Program Budget. PBE also allocates resources to programs and monitors financing and implementation levels throughout the biennium. The Department is accountable to the Director and Deputy Director of PAHO for ensuring programmatic and budget accountability, including the preparation and presentation of reports to PAHO's Executive Management and Governing Bodies, and to WHO. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESUnder the general supervision of the Director, Planning, Budget and Evaluation (PBE), and the direct supervision of the Chief, Planning (PBE/PM), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties:a)   Provide strategic, technical, and operational support in the elaboration of the Organization's Strategic Plan, Program Budget (PB) and operational plans;b)   Prepare guidelines and other technical documents for the implementation of corporate planning, program management, and performance monitoring and assessment consistent with the Organization's results-based management approach;c)    Conduct analyses of current processes and practices, document lessons learned and make recommendations for the improvement and simplification of planning, program management, and performance monitoring and assessment processes at the corporate and entity levels;d)   Support the analysis and development of proposals to align PAHO's Strategic Plan and its operational planning components with the Sustainable Health Agenda for the Americas 2018-2030, as well as the WHO planning and budget instruments;e)   Provide technical guidance and support to PASB entities in the elaboration of operational plans and their monitoring and assessment;f)    Support the implementation of the corporate performance monitoring and assessment process across all PASB functional levels and the Organization's joint assessment process with Member States, including the preparation of progress reports for Executive Management and PAHO Governing Bodies;g)   Collaborate with technical teams to develop indicators and metrics to measure progress towards the achievement of impacts, outcomes and outputs, and with administration and other enabling offices to define key management performance indicators;h)   Participate in and support the implementation and monitoring of the Sustainable Health Agenda for the Americas 2018-2030, including monitoring of the health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and targets;i)     Gather, process and analyze programmatic and budget data to support the formulation and revision of policies, strategies, plans and/or management decisions;j)    Support the preparation of regional reports for WHO's Programme Budget mid-term and end-of-biennium assessments;k)   Implement capacity building on strategic and operational planning, monitoring and assessment, and provide support to organizational entities and members of the planning and program management networks, ensuring effective and efficient program management;l)     Collaborate in the formulation, review and monitoring of the Country Cooperation Strategies (CCS), regional strategies and plans, Country Cooperation for Health Development (CCHD), proposals and voluntary contributions, ensuring their alignment and contribution to the priorities set in the Sustainable Health Agenda for the Americas 2018-2030, PAHO Strategic Plan and its PB;m)  Support the strategic and technical oversight for the corporate program management function.n)   Implement planning and program management functionality for the PASB Management Information System (PMIS) and other institutional monitoring and assessment systems, as needed;o)   Support organization-wide efforts for innovations in processes, mechanisms, and practices related to planning, performance monitoring and assessment, including convening or establishing communities of practice, as necessary;p)   Collaborate in evaluation initiatives, at corporate and entity levels, as necessary;q)   Support the functions and strengthening of the planning and program management networks and other cross-organizational teams, as needed;r)    Perform other related duties, as assigned REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Essential: A bachelor's degree in health or social sciences, business administration, economics or any field related to the functions of the post, from a recognized university. Desirable: A master's degree in public health, business administration, economics, planning or a related field; specialized training in planning, results-based management and/or project management.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position.  WHO, only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. PAHO will also use the databases of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org and College Navigator, found on the website of the National Centre for Educational Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator to support the validation process. Experience:Essential: Seven years of combined national and international experience working in planning, program management, monitoring and assessment, and/or evaluation.Desirable: Experience working with a UN common system organization, in the public health field and/or in developing countries would be an asset. SKILLS:PAHO Competencies:·       Overall attitude at work: Maintains integrity and takes a clear ethical approach and stance; demonstrates commitment to the Organization's mandate and promotes the values of the Organization in daily work and behavior; is accountable for work carried out in line with own role and responsibilities; is respectful towards, and trusted by, colleagues and counterparts.·       Teamwork: Collaborate and cooperate with others/Deal effectively with conflict - Creates team spirit; promotes collaboration and open communication in the team; proactively supports others; welcomes team responsibilities and drives team results; promotes knowledge sharing in the team.  Proactively identifies conflicts and facilitates their resolution in a respectful manner; tactfully resolves conflicts between or with others and takes action to reduce any possible tension; effectively builds a rapport with individuals and teams, establishing good personal and professional relationships, as well as minimizing risk of potential conflict.·       Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences:  Relate well to diversity in others and capitalize on such diversity - Treats all people with dignity and respect. Relates well to people with different cultures, gender, orientations, backgrounds and/or positions; examines own behavior to avoid stereotypical responses; considers issues from the perspective of others and values their diversity.·       Communication: Express oneself clearly when speaking/Listen/Write effectively/Share knowledge - Foresees communication needs of audience and targets message accordingly.  Facilitates open communication; encourages others to share their views openly and takes time to understand and consider their views.  Writes down ideas in a clear, structured, logical and credible way; drafts and supports the development of guidelines, policies and procedures.  Shares relevant information openly and ensures that the shared information is understood; considers knowledge sharing as a constructive working method and demonstrates awareness of the Organization.·       Producing Results:  Work efficiently and independently/Deliver quality results/Take responsibility - Prioritizes work, monitors own progress against objectives and adapts plans as required; communicates adjustments as necessary. Acts proactively and stimulates action as needed; handles problems effectively and constructively. Produces high-quality results and workable solutions that meet clients' needs. Works independently to produce new results and sets own time lines effectively and efficiently.  Shows awareness of own role and clarifies roles of team members in relation to project's expected results. Makes proposals for improving processes as required and takes responsibility for own work and/or actions, as necessary.  Demonstrates positive attitude in working on new projects and initiatives. Demonstrates accountability for own success, as well as for errors; learns from experience.·       Moving forward in a changing environment: Propose change/Adapt to change - Actively supports Organizational change initiatives and demonstrates personal commitment to them, including when faced with new demands; proposes workable solutions to challenging situations.  Engages in positive responses to a changing environment and promotes workable solutions to achieve own and team's results.  Welcomes, and actively seeks to apply, new ideas, approaches and working methods and technologies in order to improve own and/or team's work processes and results; demonstrates commitment to Organizational change initiatives. Technical Expertise:-       Theoretical and practical knowledge of policy formulation, planning, monitoring, and evaluation of programs in the health or social sectors and disciplines related to results-based management, including indicators and metrics to measure impact, outcomes and performance of social programs.-       Theoretical and practical knowledge of international technical cooperation, with emphasis on the management of international cooperation programs and projects.-       Mature judgment, strong technical, analytical, and conceptual skills; demonstrated ability to assess, analyze, synthesize, and provide recommendations on key technical issues.-       Ability to integrate managerial and technical inputs into recommendations for decision-making processes; ability to manage multiple issues and tasks in a complex organizational environment, and to re-prioritize actions on short notice.-       Ability to create and advocate for innovative approaches to facilitate and enhance program management capacity as well as monitoring of these processes.-       Excellent organizational and analytic skills combined with strong professional oral and writing skills including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents for consideration at the highest levels of the Organization.Languages:Very good knowledge of English or Spanish with a working knowledge of the other language. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset.IT Skills:Demonstrated ability to effectively use current technology and software including related artificial intelligence, spreadsheets and presentations, as well as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and management information systems. Other IT skills and knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Excel, Outlook, OneDrive, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, and Word are considered essential. REMUNERATIONAnnual Salary: (Net of taxes)USD $64,121.00 + post adjustmentPost Adjustment: 70.2% of the above figure(s).  This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to PAHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and e-Manual.For information on PAHO please visit: http://www.paho.orgPAHO/WHO is an ethical organization that maintains high standards of integrity and accountability. People joining PAHO are required to maintain these standards both in their professional work and personal activities.PAHO/WHO also promotes a work environment that is free from harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination, and other types of abusive behavior. PAHO conducts background checks and will not hire anyone who has a substantiated history of abusive conduct.PAHO/WHO personnel interact frequently with people in the communities we serve. To protect these people, PAHO has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse. People who commit serious wrongdoing will be terminated and may also face criminal prosecution.PAHO/WHO is committed to workforce diversity. PAHO/WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.PAHO/WHO offers an attractive compensation package including an annual net salary and post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance).  Other benefits include: 30 days annual leave, dependency benefits, pension plan and health insurance scheme. Benefits for internationally recruited staff may include home leave, travel and removal expenses on appointment and separation, education grant for dependent children, assignment grant and rental subsidy.Candidates appointed to an international post with PAHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.All applicants are required to complete an on-line profile to be considered for this post. Candidates will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration. A written test and/or interview will be held for this post.  The post description is the official documentation for organization purposes. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.

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07/05/2024
World Health Organization

Technical Officer - P3

Fiji, Central , Suva

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME1. Integrated Service Delivery (ISD)--> To support development of integrated people-centred service (ISD) for communities and referral for optimal use of resources by all programmes; to accelerate progress towards universal coverage of safe and quality health services including integration of traditional medicines and practices into the health system. To assist countries to develop and manage a competent health workforce that can deliver integrated people-centred service, through HRH strategic planning, capacity building for priority health interventions and strengthening of governance, appropriate regulation and education capacities.To support countries to attain universal coverage of health services for better and equitable health outcomes. Health systems act as the foundation that both underpins and unifies public health efforts aimed at combating diseases and building healthy communities in an efficient and equitable manner, especially for high priority, excluded and under-served population groups. A strong health system foundation enables effectiveness of individual programmes and efficient use of shared system resources for all programmes. In addition, it also promotes community empowerment and participatory governance as means of integrating equity-enhancing and rights-based approaches as well as addressing the social determinants of health. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES1. Management Strategic positioning - Regional/National workplanConsolidates the national plans of action through systematic coordination of activities, and monitors the allocation of resources. Liaises with partners and stakeholders. Project/Programme managementCollaborates with internal and external stakeholders in the execution of programme activities, such as situation analysis and surveillance. Organizes events, and handles logistics and on-the-ground requirements. When assigned in the country office, working closely with the National Government, the incumbent also coordinates the implementation of projects and initiatives across the various WHO programmes, and supports the integration of these efforts to work towards a comprehensive approach to health interventions and the proper handling of cross-cutting issues.2. Technical capacity (see mandate for specific information)Offers technical input and professional advice in the consolidation and implementation of country programmes.3. Enabling capacity Networking/Fund raising/Partnership:Coordinates and provides support to team efforts in mobilizing resources and sourcing funds, and provides related administrative assistance, such as preparing of proposals, reports and materials. Capacity buildingCommunicates with and keeps up-to-date the network of consultants and outside experts. Provides day-to-day assistance, such as organizing activities and conducting training for Member States. Takes responsibility for professional development so as to maintain and elevate standards of competence and credibility. Advocacy/CommunicationAdministers advocacy and communication activities, and efficiently delivers the organizational and logistical requisites for these, such as coordinating with stakeholders and organizing events.Expected specific outputs/outcomesProvide technical assistance in improving integrated and people-centred service delivery at primary health care level in the Pacific countries and areas. Specific roles to be undertaken within this jobUnder the overall supervision and guidance of Coordinator, Pacific Health Systems, the incumbent is expected to perform the following tasks: 1. Provide technical support in designing and implementing a package of integrated and people-centred service delivery in the Pacific countries and areas based on primary health care and the Healthy Islands vision;2. Provide technical support in assessing performance of primary health care facilities in selected Pacific countries and areas;3. Provide technical support in establishing guidelines for clinical managerial competencies necessary to perform duties at the first clinical contact points;4. Provide technical support in promoting the integration of health and social services; and 5. Suggest policy options for revitalization of primary health care in selected Pacific countries and areas. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: First university degree in Medicine, Public Health, Community Health and Primary Health Careor related discipline from a recognized university .Desirable:  ExperienceEssential: Minimum of 5 years of experience in Public Health Community Health and Primary Health Care.Desirable: Experience working in developing countries and with international organizations including the UN system. Skills--> Knowledge of the specific or technical area of public health;--> Ability to develop plans and proposals;--> Ability to establish harmonious working relationships as part of a team, adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, and maintain a high standard of personal conduct;--> Ability to demonstrate gender equity and cultural appropriateness in the delivery of services to Member States.Specific expertise and knowledge requiredKnowledge in health planning, data analysis, programme management and partners coordination. WHO CompetenciesCommunicationProducing resultsKnowing and managing yourselfMoving forward in a changing environmentTeamwork REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 64,121 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2479 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.*For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. 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World Health Organization

Advisor, Social Determinants of Health - P4

United States of America, District of Columbia , Washington

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVE OF THE OFFICE/DEPARTMENTThis requisition is for employment at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO)The Social and Environmental Determinants for Health Equity (DHE) Department leads intersectoral, strategic and collaborative efforts at the regional, subregional and country levels, enabling countries to reduce health inequities, promote health and well-being, address social determinants of health -including its commercial, economic, political dimensions- to integrate equity, human rights, gender and interculturality into the public health agenda, and to address the threats of climate change, to create healthy environments and to prevent disease by addressing environmental risk factors. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESUnder the general supervision of the Director, Social and Environmental Determinants for Health Equity (DHE) and the direct supervision of the Unit Chief, Health Promotion and Social Determinants of Health (DHE/HP), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties:1.    Provide technical advice and facilitate the incorporation of social determinants as a guiding principle for the development and implementation of health programs and strategies across relevant areas of work; promote and address social determinants of health to reduce health inequities as an objective of all areas of the Organization's work, especially priority health and development programs;2.    Develop and disseminate strategies to advocate for a social determinants of health approach to the formulation of public policies; strengthen the capacities of Ministries of Health to advocate for and promote intersectoral action on social determinants of health;3.    Collaborate on developing technical support and advice to Member States to implement a health-in-all-policies and inter-sectoral approaches to improve health and to reduce health inequities;4.    Collaborate in the design and development, and support the implementation of the Social Determinants component of the Universal Health Strategy in Member States, in close collaboration with the Health Systems and Services Department (HSS);5.    Provide technical advice and develop activities to address the impact of social determinants on population's health in Member States; address elements beyond healthcare services, such as material circumstances of daily living (e.g., employment, housing, transport, access to goods and services, etc.), commercial determinants, among others, and propose effective intervention strategies;6.    Lead the implementation of the recommendations of the Regional Commission on Health inequities from a Social Determinants perspective and the World report on Social determinants;7.    Provide technical support for the Organization's work on implementation of the Sustainable Development Goal/Agenda 2030, particularly beyond SDG3;8.    Provide technical support to ongoing work on the revitalization of primary health care addressing the social determinants, aligned with the main public health priorities;9.    Develop and promote redesign of public health programs to include social determinants and health equity;10. Facilitate the debate and the preparation and implementation of joint projects on social determinants of health with social movements and civil society;11. Contribute and collaborate with Member States in strengthening existing efforts to measure and evaluate social determinants of health and the causes of health inequities, in the development and monitoring of targets on health equity;12. Support the resource mobilization efforts of the Health Promotion and Social Determinants of Health Unit; articulate and provide technical support on social determinants perspective to other areas of the Health Promotion and Social Determinants of Health Unit;13. Provide technical advice and support to Member States in the production and development of evidence-based approaches for addressing health determinants, utilizing strategies such as social observatories to change the discussion within society and key stakeholders;14. Collaborate and support the implementation of research activities and evaluate the implementation of effective policies and interventions to improve health by addressing the social determinants of health to strengthen research capacities and collaborations;15. Work closely with partner agencies (UN, Interamerican System) on appropriate coordination mechanisms and measures that address the social health determinants and promote policy coherence in order to minimize health inequities, and to advocate for this topic to be high on global development and research agendas;16. Provide technical advice and support the strengthening of the Organization's capacity related to addressing the social determinants of health in order to reduce health inequities;17. Collaborate in the preparation of the department's Biennial Work Plan (BWP) and the execution of international cooperation, including the analysis of political, technical and socioeconomic realities;18. When called upon to directly supervise staff, establish clear work objectives, conduct timely and effective performance appraisals, provide coaching and feedback, and support staff development opportunities;19. Perform other related duties, as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Essential: A university degree in medicine, other health science or a social science, and a master's degree in public health or any other field related to the functions of the post, from a recognized institution.Desirable: A PhD in public health or a related area would be an asset.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position.  WHO, only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. PAHO will also use the databases of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org and College Navigator, found on the website of the National Centre for Educational Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator to support the validation process. Experience:Essential: Nine years of combined national and international experience in technical cooperation programs and projects that address the determinants of health, community-based solutions, policies in local and national social development programs as well as equity.Desirable: Proven experience in managing complex international programs related to the social determinants of health and equity would be an asset. Scientific publications in indexed journal in the area related to social determinants and health equity would be an asset. SKILLS:PAHO Competencies:·       Overall attitude at work: Maintains integrity and takes a clear ethical approach and stance; demonstrates commitment to the Organization's mandate and promotes the values of the Organization in daily work and behavior; is accountable for work carried out in line with own role and responsibilities; is respectful towards, and trusted by, colleagues and counterparts.·       Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences: Relate well to diversity in others and capitalize on such diversity - Relates well to diversity in others and capitalizes on such diversity. Treats all people with dignity and respect. Relates well to people with different cultures, gender, orientations, backgrounds and/or positions; examines own behavior to avoid stereotypical responses; considers issues from the perspective of others and values their diversity.·       Teamwork: Collaborate and cooperate with others - Works collaboratively with team members and counterparts to achieve and build rapport; helps others when asked; accepts joint responsibility for the team's successes and shortcomings.·       Communication: Write effectively/Share knowledge - Writes down ideas in a clear, structured, logical and credible way; drafts and supports the development of guidelines, policies and procedures. Shares relevant information openly and ensures that the shared information is understood; considers knowledge sharing as a constructive working method and demonstrates awareness of the Organization.·       Producing Results: Work efficiently and independently/Deliver quality results - Monitors own and others' work in a systematic and effective way, ensuring required resources and outputs. Aligns projects with Organization's mission and objectives. Consistently solves own and team's problems effectively as needed. Proactively engages in projects and initiatives, accepting demanding goals, in line with Organizational Strategies and Program of Work. Demonstrates accountability for the work of team and sets an example, while explicitly articulating lessons learnt for own and team's benefit.·       Ensuring effective use of resources: Strategize and set clear objectives/Monitor progress and use resources well - Sets specific, measurable, attainable, realistic and timely objectives for own team and/or the Organization; systematically analyses and anticipates priority projects for own team and allocates necessary resources to achieve them; identifies the cross-Organizational resources needed for large- scale projects in line with key Organizational objectives. Anticipates foreseeable changes and adapts own and team's projects in the face of unforeseen circumstances and/ or challenges; creates measures and criteria to monitor progress of overall projects against key Organizational objectives; creates cost-effective solutions for the Organization.·       Building and promoting partnerships across the Organization and beyond: Develop networks and partnerships and encourage collaboration - Builds and negotiates strategic partnerships and alliances with a wide range of key stakeholders to ensure Organizational results and success. Creates innovative opportunities for promoting synergies inside and outside the Organization to improve Organizational success. Technical Expertise:·       Theoretical and practical expertise in all aspects related to technical cooperation projects and activities that address the social determinants of health, community-based solutions and policies in national and local, and social development programs.·       Technical expertise in translating social determinants of health theory into practice at national and local levels through public health programs, interventions, and policies.·       Technical expertise in monitoring, research and evaluation of health equity and social determinants.·       Proven expertise in management of public health programs and the integration of health equity in public health programs, sectors or agencies.·       Research expertise in applying quantitative and qualitative methodologies to document situations, outcomes and lessons learned.·       Ability to analyze social determinants of health and the capability to develop and plan innovative and appropriate solutions.·       Managerial skills for the development, implementation and analysis of technical cooperation programs and activities, including budget programming and control.·       Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy and tact to effectively communicate with senior level officials, multiple stakeholders and professionals from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds.·       Strong professional oral and writing skills, including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents for consideration at the highest levels of the Organization.Languages:Very good knowledge of English or Spanish with a working knowledge of the other language. Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset.IT Skills:Demonstrated ability to effectively use current technology and software, spreadsheets and presentations, as well as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and management information systems. Other IT skills and knowledge of software programs such as Microsoft Excel, Outlook, OneDrive, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, and Word are considered essential. REMUNERATIONAnnual Salary: (Net of taxes)USD $77,326.00 + post adjustmentPost Adjustment: 70.2% of the above figure(s).  This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to PAHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and e-Manual.For information on PAHO please visit: http://www.paho.orgPAHO/WHO is an ethical organization that maintains high standards of integrity and accountability. People joining PAHO are required to maintain these standards both in their professional work and personal activities.PAHO/WHO also promotes a work environment that is free from harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination, and other types of abusive behavior. PAHO conducts background checks and will not hire anyone who has a substantiated history of abusive conduct.PAHO/WHO personnel interact frequently with people in the communities we serve. To protect these people, PAHO has zero tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse. People who commit serious wrongdoing will be terminated and may also face criminal prosecution.PAHO/WHO is committed to workforce diversity. PAHO/WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.PAHO/WHO offers an attractive compensation package including an annual net salary and post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance).  Other benefits include: 30 days annual leave, dependency benefits, pension plan and health insurance scheme. Benefits for internationally recruited staff may include home leave, travel and removal expenses on appointment and separation, education grant for dependent children, assignment grant and rental subsidy.Candidates appointed to an international post with PAHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.All applicants are required to complete an on-line profile to be considered for this post. Candidates will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration. A written test and/or interview will be held for this post.  The post description is the official documentation for organization purposes. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. 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World Health Organization

Technical Officer - P3

Fiji, Central , Suva

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe mission of the PHS team is to support Member States in the Pacific to attain universalcoverage of health services for better and equitable health outcomes. Healthsector development acts as the foundation that both underpins and unifiespublic health efforts aimed at combating diseases and building healthycommunities in an efficient and equitable manner, especially for high priority,excluded and underserved population groups. A strong health system foundationenables effectiveness of individual programmes and efficient use of sharedsystem resources for all programmes. A strong health system also promotesappropriate integration of pro-poor, equity-enhancing, gender-responsive andhuman rights-based approaches.  DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES1) Strengthen the capacity of countries in the Pacific with regards to improved Health Information Systems (HIS) and digital health development, the application of appropriate health information technology, knowledge management and sharing,and use of health data and research evidences for policy making cross whole health system.2) Provide technical support in strengthening and implementing monitoring framework for health in the Pacific region, whichincludes the Sustainable Development Goals and the Healthy Islands vision and supporting country to use related data for policy development on SDG and Healthy Island Vision;3) Working with SPC, development partners, and local important counterparts and networks in PICs to provide coordinated approaches for supporting countries on health information system development, digital health development in a sustainable way.4) Working with WHO Head Quarter, Regional Office, other agencies and partners to support country on improving country Civil Registraion and Vital Statistics system in all PICs; and supporting the application and capacities of internationl disease classifications (ICD) and other health standards in all PICs. 5) Coolabrated working with different colleagues cross all related technical teams within DPS, to promote information and digital health application for supporting improvement health outcomes in different programmes in all PICs.6) Perform other related duties as required. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: University degree in health information system, health informatics, public health, information system or a related discipline from a recognized university.Desirable: Postgraduate qualification or training in health information system, informatics, health services management or public health.  ExperienceEssential: At least five years' experience in working on health information system, or digital health development, with demonstrated experience working with government institutions or international organizations especially in low resource settings. Desirable: Experience or sound understanding of WHO or the UN in health information or digital health development will be an advantage. SkillsDemonstrated knowledge of the principles and methods of health information system development, data analysis, and data use for decision making. Knowledge and skill on digital health development,country digital health management and governance, and policy development. • Proven ability to assess technical needs asrelated to health informtion and digital health, with ability to summarize findings and produce clear and accurate reports with proposals for recommended actions.• Excellent communication and presentation skills with ability to write in a clear and concise manner and give technical advice and guidance, taking into consideration the views of multiple stakeholders and partners in resource-limited contexts.• Proven interpersonal skills with ability to promote consensus, communicate progress and results, and resolve issues in aproactive manner, while ensuring effective work practices and ethics. • Diplomacy, tact and courtesy.• Abilityto work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse educational andcultural backgrounds and maintain a high standard of professional and personal conduct.      WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsEnsuring the effective use of resources Use of Language SkillsEssential: Desirable: Beginners knowledge of UN Language. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 64,121 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2479 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.*For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. 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World Health Organization

Medical Officer - P4

Bangladesh, Dhaka , Dhaka

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe objective of the program is to: 1.strengthen vaccine preventable disease control, including increasing and maintaining immunization coverage for all EPI vaccines, conducting surveillance of vaccine preventable diseases; 2. Maintain zero polio case; achieve measles elimination,3. Introduce new and under utilized vaccine and 4. Transfer technology for the laboratory diagnosis of Vaccine Preventable Diseases DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESThe incumbent is responsible to carry out the following activities related to immunization and vaccine development to assist national immunization programme and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Bangladesh: i)Strengthen Immunization systems and specifically:1.    Develop and apply innovative methods to increase and maintain access to high immunization coverage in hard to reach and difficult areas2.    Plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate the introduction of new vaccines that have been planned or under consideration by government of Bangladesh, I.e., Human Papilloma vaccine, Japanese encephalitis vaccine and Rota virus vaccine.3.    Facilitates strengthening urban immunization strategic plan. Assist the authorities in capacity building, monitoring and review of urban immunization activities including surveillance in city corporations and municipalities.4.    Assist in preparing country specific training materials and guidelines in support of the above.5.    Facilitate integration of other public health interventions to immunization6.    Facilitate strengthening of health systems for immunization7.    Provide support for implementation and monitoring of GAVI supported activities8.    Provide support for implementation and monitoring of COVID vaccination9.    i.  Establish and institutionalize Immunization monitoring system including dashboards, review meetings and app-based dashboardsii) Support in, implementation, monitoring and evaluation national measles, rubella and CRS elimination strategic planiii) Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate integrated surveillance of AFP, Measles, Neonatal Tetanus, Japanese Encephalitis, rota and IBDiv) Facilitate implementation of national plan for polio eradication in line with global polio eradication and support smooth polio transition as per Polio Transition plan with special focus on polio legacy planning to use lessons learn from polio eradication and polio infrastructure for other priority public health interventions in Bangladesh) Work closely with other categories in WCO BAN towards integrated services and systems strengthening 10. Submission of assignment report on end of contract (mandatory); and11. Any other duties assigned by the supervisor or WHO Representative REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: Medical degree with postgraduate degree in epidemiology/ public health/ control of communicable disease.Desirable: Training in field epidemiology, emergencies ExperienceEssential: At least seven (7) years of experience in EPI and vaccine preventable disease control some of which should have been obtained in an international context in communicable disease control.Desirable: Experience in new vaccine introduction, polio eradication, measles elimination and resource mobilization. SkillsEssential: Demonstrated knowledge of communicable disease control, epidemiology, and laboratory diagnosis specifically for EPI diseases. Knowledge of clinical and laboratory surveillance. Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated willingness and ability to work effectively with colleagues at national and international level.Desirable: Experience of EPI programme management in developing countries. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationBuilding and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyondEnsuring the effective use of resourcesCreating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable:  REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 77,326 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3273 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. Click this link for detailed guidance on completing job applications: Instructions for candidates This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. 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World Health Organization

Field coordination Specialist - P4

Kenya, Nairobi Area , Nairobi

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe objective of the programme is to strengthen the deconcentration of the WHO country office in Kenya at the field level - Counties. This deconcentration allows WHO to strengthen its effectiveness through the coordination of partners, the capacity of County health systems to cope with preparedness, mitigation and response to public health emergencies. In addition, this deconcentration will enable the WHO country office to contribute to the strengthening of the health system at both the county level in general. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESIn the context of the WHO Health Emergencies Incident Management System (IMS), the incumbent manages the Health Cluster coordination mechanism in the relevant sub-national, emergency context, with all relevant partners and project staff. Coordinates and guides the technical and operational inputs, including resources mobilization, to fulfill WHO's critical functions, in collaboration with the WHO Health Cluster Coordinator and the Health Emergencies' Team Lead. Technically leads the health cluster's systematic identification and monitoring of health risks and needs, as well as the planning and implementation of the most effective prevention, control, and response strategy and measures, in support of national and local health authorities' identified priorities. Guides the building of national capacity through need identification, and development, operationalization and implementation of required training plans. Guides the WHO's field support team on continued self-assessment and learning on planning, budgeting, and operational service delivery. Determines staffing needs for WHO response and ensures their timely mobilization in liaison with the WHO country office. Briefs the WHO country office on situation reports and events, bringing concerns and recommended courses-of-action to the attention of the Incident Manager. Perform all other related duties as assigned by the direct supervisors and the WHO Deputy Representative. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: An advanced university degree in public health or public-health discipline, management, emergency, humanitarian, disaster management or related field from an accredited/recognized institute.Desirable: Specialized training in emergency management;specific training in humanitarian response. ExperienceEssential: A minimum of seven years of work experience relevant to the position (public-health management and operations with public, national, and international, nongovernmental, or humanitarian organizations), with some of it obtained in an international work environment. A minimum of two years of relevant experience in emergency management/response and leadership at the international level. Substantial experience in capacity building in a developing country. Experience in developing and promoting collaborative partnerships especially in emergency contexts.Desirable: Experience in coordinating and implementing public health strategies with WHO and/or United Nations agencies, health clusterpartners in emergency settings. SkillsDemonstrated knowledge of public-health, and rapid response operations including the international emergency incident management system. Mastery of the theory, principles, methods, and techniques in the international emergency incident management system. Strong interpersonal skills, including tact and a collaborative work style. Knowledge of the country's public health context, policies, and priorities. Skills to maintain focus in crisis situations. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsBuilding and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyondCreating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French. REMUNERATIONWHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 77,326 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3151 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children. ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThis vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment may be used as a form of screening.In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.intAn impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.Mobility is a condition of international professional employment with WHO and an underlying premise of the international civil service. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at shws@who.int.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.In case the website does not display properly, please retry by: (i) checking that you have the latest version of the browser installed (Chrome, Edge or Firefox); (ii) clearing your browser history and opening the site in a new browser (not a new tab within the same browser); or (iii) retry accessing the website using Mozilla Firefox browser or using another device. Click this link for detailed guidance on completing job applications: Instructions for candidates This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.

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