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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

Health Information Specialist - P3

South Sudan, Jubek , Juba

Purpose of the Position In the context of WHO South Sudan's COVID-19 Incident Management System (IMS), the incumbent will support the South Sudan Ministry of Health (MOH) in the collation, management, and analysis of data relevant to the pandemic, aggregate the relevant information in the form of tables, maps, and graphics for informed decision-making on the COVID-19 vaccination situation by the Incident Management Team (IMT). The role actively contributes to the design, engineering, development, and implementation of a national Health Management Information System (HMIS) for South Sudan with a special focus on vaccine-preventable diseases.  Objectives of the Programme and of the immediate Strategic ObjectiveThe mission of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) is to help countries coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies. Organizational context Under the supervision of the Health Information Management (HIM) Team Lead, and in close collaboration with other Incident Management Team (IMT) members, other technical programs like EPI and HSS, and relevant partners, the incumbent will be responsible for the below outputs.  Summary of Assigned Duties Improve and maintain easily accessible platform providing real-time, quality data on ongoing COVID-19 vaccination in South Sudan, allowing continuous monitoring and informed decision-making for corrective actions. Coordinate and facilitate any relevant training for MOH and NGO partners on data management Collect and share relevant information on COVID-19 vaccination data management through relevant Technical Working Groups (Data Management, Vaccination) dealing with vaccine-related issues as well as other partners and fora like the COVID-19 National Steering CommitteeSupport the Ministry of Health with the strengthening of its Health Management Information System (HMIS) using DHIS2 through ensuring all WHO emergency database platforms (ODK, EWARS) have interoperability with and progressively integrated into  DHIS2. Provide sustainable and tangible solutions to integrate COVID-19 vaccination databases with national HMIS as well as regional initiatives such as the EACPass.To support the generation of evidence to guide decision makers, through development of health policy briefs, documentation of good / best practices, writing bulletins on key events, and other methods for evidence sharing.Recruitment Profile Competencies: GenericTeamwork*Respecting & promoting individual and cultural differences*Communication* Functional Knowledge and Skills Proven skills in capacity buildingDemonstrated knowledge of health sector activities in the context of emergency responseBroad knowledge of Emergency programmers, policies and interventionsAbility to work under pressureKnowledge of WHO mandate and goals Excellent presentation skills  Education QualificationsEssential: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Management of Information Systems, Engineering, or other relevant area of expertise. Desirable: Diploma in Public Health. ExperienceEssential: At least 5 years in data management. Desirable: Experience in working with relevant nongovernmental or humanitarian organizations. Use of Language SkillsExcellent knowledge of English  Other Skills (e.g., IT) Excellent knowledge of PowerBi, ODK, Kobo, DHIS2, Microsoft Access and other MS applications and HMIS platsforms. Working knowledge of GIS mapping software (or similar) would be an asset.N.B: Women are strongly encouraged to apply Additional Information (For HR use only): This vacancy notice may be used to identify candidates for other similar consultancies at the same level.Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.A written test may be used as a form of screening.If your candidature is retained for 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.For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int.WHO is committed to workforce diversity.WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.Applications from women are strongly encouraged.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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World Health Organization

Specialist, Virtual Collaboration e-Learning, Instructional Design - P1

Panama, Panamá , Panama City

OBJECTIVE OF THE OFFICE/DEPARTMENT This requisition is for employment at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO)The primary objective of the Department of Health Systems and Services (HSS) is to strengthen health systems based on Primary Health Care, supporting universal access to health and universal health coverage. Its work encompasses the following areas: strengthening of health systems stewardship and governance to achieve universal access to health and address the social determinants of health, including social protection in health; strengthening of regulatory frameworks and financial protection for progressive realization of the right to health; organizing people-centered, integrated health service delivery; promoting access to and rational use of quality, safe, and effective health technologies; health policies, and technical cooperation; and developing human resources for health. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Under the general supervision of the Unit Chief, Human Resources for Health (HSS/HR), and the direct supervision of the Advisor, Human Resources for Health, the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties: Provide support for the implementation of the Virtual Campus of Public Health (VCPH); oversee and provide guidance for the instructional design of VCPH courses; provide guidance and support to coordinators and tutors to ensure that training courses are developed in accordance with the guidelines of the VCPH Educational Approach;Provide technical support to the teams during the different stages of the courses (planning, design, assembly, launch, development, closing, review, and evaluation) to achieve quality results at each stage; hold regular follow-up and supervision meetings;Manage the evaluation and qualification system in all course modalities, following the VCPH Educational Approach; guide the responsible teams in the organization of the evaluation and follow up during its implementation; review final grades prior to issuance and dissemination of certificates;Manage the VCPH courses' information systems, ensuring that all information is reviewed and updated; coordinate the call and participants' selection processes, guiding the methodology to be used; provide technical assistance to teaching teams, in accordance with VCPH processes;Coordinate and design face-to-face and virtual activities aimed at tutor training for both regional projects and country nodes; provide guidance in the use of new resources and activities available in Moodle and/or in other systems;Recommend new teaching strategies to optimize the quality of the VCPH activities;Coordinate the drafting and development of VCPH materials and tutorials; design, edit and update orientation guides and training manuals for coordinators, tutors, and participants, adapting them to the new course modalities;Perform other related duties, as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education:Essential: A bachelor's degree in education, psychology, anthropology, social sciences, or any other area related to the functions of the post, from a recognized university. 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/search/default.asp 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: Three years of combined national and international experience in E-learning. Desirable: Experience in design of educational materials and training of virtual tutors 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. - Works collaboratively with team members and counterparts to achieve results; encourages cooperation and builds rapport; helps others when asked; accepts joint responsibility for the teams' successes and shortcomings. Identifies conflicts in a timely manner and addresses them as necessary; understands issues from the perspective of others; does not interpret/ attribute conflicts to cultural, geographical or gender issues.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/Write effectively/Listen/Shares knowledge - Quality and quantity of communication targeted at audience.  Listens attentively and does not interrupt other speakers.  Adapts communication style and written content to ensure they are appropriately and accurately understood by the audience (e.g., power-point presentations, communication strategies, implementation plans).  Shares information openly with colleagues and transfers knowledge, as needed.Knowing and managing yourself: Manages stress/Invite feedback/Continuously learn - Remains productive even in an environment where information or direction is not available, and when facing challenges; recovers quickly from setbacks, where necessary. Manages stress positively; remains positive and productive even under pressure; does not transfer stress to others. Seeks feedback to improve knowledge and performance; shows self- awareness when seeking and receiving feedback; uses feedback to improve own performance.    Seeks informal and/or formal learning opportunities for personal and professional development; systematically learns new competencies and skills useful for job; takes advantage of learning opportunities to fill competencies and skill gaps.  Producing Results: Deliver quality results/Take responsibility - Produces high-quality results and workable solutions that meet clients' needs. Works independently to produce new results and sets own timelines 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 - Suggests and articulates effective and efficient proposals for change as needed when new circumstances arise.  Quickly and effectively adapts own work approach in response to new demands and changing priorities. Is open to new ideas, approaches and working methods; adjusts own approach to embrace change initiatives. Technical Expertise:Knowledge and expertise in adult education and learning.Ability to design and create virtual courses in different formats.Expert management as editor of LMS platforms, especially Moodle.Ability to design and prepare manuals and tutorials in various formats (text, audio, video, etc.).Experience and ability in providing pedagogical assistance to academic teams.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 related to VCPH activities.Ability to integrate managerial and administrative inputs into recommendations for decision-making processes; ability to work independently and to manage multiple assignments simultaneously in a complex organizational environment. 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 a computer and utilize software programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.  Experience as an editor in Moodle and as a user in Drupal. Ability to edit and assemble in CMS and LMS: texts with HTML, presentations, slides, images, videos, etc. Experience using educational design software such as Articulate Storyline, Articulate Rise, H5P. Experience in using tools for synchronous sessions / meetings / videoconferences (Teams, WebEx, Zoom, etc.). REMUNERATION Monthly Salary: (Net of taxes)USD$3,210.25 (Salary non-negotiable) Post Adjustment:USD$1,316.20 - This amount 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 INFORMATION This vacancy notice may be used to identify candidates to fill other similar short-term professional positions, at the same grade level.Candidates will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration.  A written test and/or interview will be held for this position as a form of screening. The post description is the official documentation for organization purposes.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.org  PAHO/WHO is committed to workforce diversity.PAHO 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 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 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 has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are encouraged.All applicants are required to complete an on-line profile to be considered for this post.   This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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World Health Organization

Health Economist - P4

Philippines, Manila , Manila

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME For the Future: Towards the Healthiest and Safest Region outlines a vision for WHO work with Member States and partners in the Western Pacific.   Strong, resilient, sustainable health systems are integral to delivering the four thematic priorities.   Up to 60% of people living in some countries in the Region do not have access to safe, quality and affordable health services and medicines.   One in five families spend 10% of their income on health care.   This threatens individuals, families, communities and economies.   The Division of Health Systems and Services (DHS) will contribute to taking forward the vision of, and the thematic priorities in For the Future.   DHS will support Member States with high quality advice and assistance on health financing, health workforce, medical products, quality and safety, law and governance, women and children, rehabilitation, surgery and health services including primary health care so that they can build resilient, responsive and sustainable health systems. Health Policy and Service Design (HPS)HPS supports Member States to develop and implement policies, strategies, and plans and service delivery design, including primary health care, to strengthen governance, financing, health workforce in order to ensure access to needed promotive, preventative, curative, rehabilitative and palliative services without financial hardship. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Under the direct supervision of the Coordinator, HPS and with the general guidance of the Director, Health Systems and Services, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:Provide technical support to Member States on evidence-based policy in designing the overall health financing systems and its functions particularly in revenue collection, pooling, resource allocation and strategic purchasing;Contribute to the Western Pacific Region strategy and provide support to Member States to ensure sufficient financing for health and to reduce catastrophic health expenditure in the Region during the fiscally constrained post-economic crisis period that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic;Contribute technical analysis and input into the development of a Regional Framework on Financing for Health for the 2024 Regional Committee Meeting;Contribute to policy dialogues and national policy, strategy and UHC roadmap development using the regional UHC action framework;Provide technical support to Member States on (a) social health insurance schemes to achieve UHC; (b) public financial management to ensure efficient use of health funds and (c) health taxes;Work with Asian Development Bank, World Bank, International Monetary Fund and other partners to provide analytic and policy support on the implications of the COVID-19 economic crisis for sustainable health financing in the Western Pacific Region;Coordinate with WHO headquarters and country offices and country focal points on Health Accounts (HA) productions (managing the project, supervising the studies and monitoring the data quality in the Region; promoting the use of HA for policy-making) with minimum supervision;Collaborate with country offices, headquarters, other UN specialized agencies, multilateral and bilateral agencies to strengthen national capabilities in the areas of health financing, such as resource allocation and strategic purchasing, costing methods, health accounts, assessment of access to services and household financial burden;Collaborate within DHS and with other technical divisions to promote a corporate comprehensive support to Member States on health financing;Participate in the preparation of the workplan, budget, implementation reports and donor reports, including managing WHO collaborating centres in related technical areas; andPerform other related duties as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: Master's level university degree in health economics, economics, health policy, public health and/or social science or other related field from a recognized university. ExperienceEssential: Minimum of seven years' relevant work experience, at national and international level, in the areas of health financing, health system development or related field.Desirable: Two years of international experience in the areas of health financing, economics, public health or related field. Demonstrated quantitative skills to produce evidence and information to strengthen health systems. SkillsGood knowledge on health system financing theory and practice with some understanding of public finance.   WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationCreating an empowering and motivating environmentProducing resultsBuilding and promoting partnerships across the Organization and beyond Use of Language SkillsEssential: Written and spoken fluency in EnglishDesirable: Working knowledge of other UN languages REMUNERATION WHO 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 75,602 (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 3037 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 INFORMATION This 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.   This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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World Health Organization

Coordinator, Universal Health Coverage - P5

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The mission of the team on Data, Strategy and Innovation (DSI) is to support countries to attain universal coverage of health services for better and equitable health outcomes.  The development of a sound vision of Member States' health futures that reconcile societal, environmental and economic development with the country's health and development ambitions is a critical precondition for a health system transformation approach that puts countries on a sustainable development trajectory towards a health system that is 'future proof'. Such development needs to be rooted in the generation of relevant data, their sound analysis, the maximization of innovation, and a central positioning of universal health coverage (UHC) as a shared platform for health service delivery. The objective of the team is to be a driver, facilitator and technical lead of processes that enable a strategic dialogue for health system transformation in Member States building based on close collaboration across the divisions in the Regional Office and in country offices, and in consultation with headquarters. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Under the supervision of the Director, DSI, the incumbent will perform the following duties: Advocate for driving towards 'For the Future Vision' and SDG goals by taking a systems approach with UHC as a foundation;Lead the operation of the UHC Technical Advisory Group (TAG) for the Western Pacific and organize the annual and the TAG chairs meetings;Lead WHO technical support for Member States in the Western Pacific on UHC and advise national authorities, where applicable, in the development of national health plans and activities to strengthen health systems and integrate the SDGs in country-specific roadmaps;Provide technical leadership and managerial support in the area of UHC ensuring that UHC specific activities are carried out efficiently and effectively;Organize events and handle logistics and on-the-ground requirements to lead and engage for equitable health intervention and UHC;Build alliances and collaborate with other technical programmes, national, regional and international partners for UHC and SDGs, UHC 2030 and other upcoming initiatives;Oversee the UHC-related Knowledge Sharing Initiative of the Regional Office;Advocate, coordinate and build partnerships with national and regional counterparts, WHO technical departments and negotiate with donor and development partners (UN and bilateral) to harmonize recommendations on policies and strategies related to UHC and resolve issues or concerns and seek funding for new projects and work programmes;Represent the Regional Office in strategic meetings related to UHC and SDGs; and Perform all other related duties as assigned.      REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: A relevant master's level university degree in social sciences, public health, international relations, or related field from a recognized university. Desirable: Training in health programme development, health research, policy development/management at national or international level. ExperienceEssential: Minimum of  ten years' relevant work experience in health policy and programme development at national and international level.Desirable: Work experience in one or more developing countries, including in the ministry of health. A working knowledge of WHO and multilateral systems. Skills Extensive and expert technical knowledge of public health as they relate to SDGs and UHC. Ability to undertake evidence-based and rigorous advocacy on issues relating to SDGs and UHC for various audiences, levels and programmes in various settings.  Ability to work harmoniously, adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Proven knowledge of technical aspects in the field of UHC.Ability to develop innovative approaches and solutions in implementing UHC in the Western Pacific Region. Excellent knowledge and expertise of country-level situations with regard to their health systems development and management with good understanding of relevant country's needs, priorities and policies, along with WHO's policies, practices, guidelines and procedures in the related areas and ability to apply them in the country office setting. Ability to conduct research and analyse results, identify issues, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations for strengthening health care systems. Ability to review and revise policies and objectives with regard to UHC.Commitment to implementing the goal of gender equality by ensuring the equal participation and full involvement of women and men in all aspects of work. Team leadership, team spirit and time management skills.Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. Public speaking techniques. Excellent drafting and communication skills.                WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationBuilding and promoting partnership across the Organization and beyondEnsuring effective use of resourcesCreating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Written and spoken fluency in EnglishDesirable: Working knowledge of other UN languages REMUNERATION WHO 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 90,664 (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 3642 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 INFORMATION This 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.   This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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World Health Organization

Strategic Health Information Officer - P4

Nigeria, Abuja Federal Capital Territory , Abuja

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The WHO country office in Nigeria supports the Strengthening of the national information system to improve the availability, quality and use of data and information from Health as a basis for better outcomes and accountability, for policy development and Decision-making at different levels. This support includes the creation of synergies with the Bureau WHO Regional Office for Africa, the Ministry of Health of Nigeria and partners, including: (i) Aligning Investment with the national health information and monitoring and evaluation system) Provision of technical support for the Production, collection, analysis,synthesis, and dissemination of health data and information. Iii) For the development and promotion of harmonized standards, tools and Methodologies for data collection, analysis and synthesis and dissemination of health data and information and knowledge translation DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES With excellent skills in health and data management and collaboration with other departments in the WHO Country Office, WHO Regional Office for Africa, Ministry of Health and Collaborating Partners, technical support for the design of the Tools, data collection and analysis, synthesis of strategic information and decision-making, and communication. Development updating the legislation and policy framework for the health information systemAlign health information system investments through a comprehensive and harmonized strategic plan and M&E case, and integrate them into national health sector Strategies.Developing harmonized standards for data in the country, including the development of interoperable systems ; harmonization of the list of indicators with their metadata dictionary, reference and target values, and data sources ; and harmonization of data collection and reporting methods.Collecting primary and secondary data, including the provision of technical support and assessment of facilities.Analysing and monitoring data quality and the development of data quality improvement plans in the country.Analyze and synthesize data on health and other conditions and strategies for health monitoring and evaluation of national and regional strategies.Disseminate health information in the country through the development, maintenance and regular updating of an open access National Health Observatory.Promote knowledge translation platforms such as EVIPN and to support the translation of evidence into policy and decision-making.The incumbent will continuously participate in the development, application and promotion of new methods, tools and capacity building programmes to improve the availability, quality, analysis/synthesis and dissemination of health information.Gather information on a regular basis to map Financial contributions donor health security activities in the country, including technical assistance, and in-kind and in-service contributions to update WHO Portal's strategic partnersPerform any other duty as assigned REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: Advanced University degree in health information,statistics or computer science, with specialisation in database development and management or public health or epidemiology. Desirable: Professional trainingor degree in statistics and database management, ideal higher education degree.Good understanding of IT practices. ExperienceEssential: Have at least 7 years experience in data management,information management or related fields. Experience with the compilation and analysis of large data sets from multiple sources Good knowledge of public health programme or epidemiologyDesirable: Working experience with WHO or other UN Agency would be an asset. Skills The basic elements of the Governance of the SIS and how they can be used to improve the information system on healthCommon health sources and tools and mechanisms for their collection of facility-based registry systems, community-based registration systems, the International Classification of Diseases, and DHIS 2.Limitations of the data from the various sources, the information system and approaches to data quality analysisReview of data quality, particularly the health data system and approaches to improve data qualityAnalysis and synthesis of health data and interpretation of resultsProcesses and mechanisms for effective dissemination of health and decision-making Excel ; CSPro application, Table and STATAMastery of control applications and advanced knowledge of MS Office and related applications(Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.), including programming. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationMoving forward in a changing environmentPromoting innovation and organizational learning Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable:  REMUNERATION WHO 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 75,602 (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 3194 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 INFORMATION This 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.   This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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World Health Organization

Chief, AMR Special Program - P5

United States of America, Washington , Washington D.C.

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 Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health Department (CDE) promotes, coordinates, and implements technical cooperation activities directed toward the surveillance, prevention, control, and elimination of communicable diseases, zoonosis and environmental determinants of health that are technically sound and appropriate for the political and sociocultural context in which they are implemented. It strives to achieve a sustainable impact on health by providing normative guidance, furthering the implementation of evidence-based interventions, and fostering alliances that strengthen country capacity, improve the effectiveness of inter-country collaboration, and facilitate policy and decision-making processes through improved health information coverage, analysis, and quality at all levels.DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESUnder the general supervision of the Assistant Director (AD) and the direct supervision of the Director, Communicable Disease and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties:Provide leadership, strategic direction, policy advice, technical, and programmatic cooperation to define, advance, promote and monitor comprehensive policies and strategies that prevent, reduce, and mitigate drug-resistant infections and the overall impact of AMR based on the Global and Regional Action Plans on antimicrobial resistance and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)Engage in high level health diplomacy and advocacy dialogue with Member States, PAHO Executive Management, PAHO/WHO Representatives, and Regional and National Partners on  the development, implementation, and monitoring of One Health National Action Plans for Member States; facilitate the mainstreaming of effective strategies and actions including on the prevention and control of infection, antimicrobial stewardship, surveillance, awareness creation and communication, research and development in their health and development agendasLead the development and implementation of the regional response to antimicrobial resistance in coordination with the regional offices of Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Organization of Animal Health (OIE), WHO, and other UN and international agenciesFacilitate the creation of common goals and vision through innovative partnerships, political engagement and promoting multi-sectoral engagement and synergy across the One Health spectrum in humans, animals, plants, food, feed and the environmentIdentify, in consultation with all relevant Organizational entities, special areas of interest, options and opportunities for partnerships and alliances and promote, establish, and maintain liaisons with a broad spectrum of partners, including, technical agencies, academic institutions, civil society organizations, foundations, international financial institutions,  regional and subregional integration mechanismsFacilitate and coordinate interdepartmental and interprogrammatic collaboration, including the establishment and coordination of internal functional teams and technical working groups, such as the AMR Technical Working Group, as well as external technical and strategic advisory groupsProvide technical and policy advice and oversee the definition and establishment of the objectives, strategies, plans and budgets of each area of work within the AMR Special Program; ensure that the strategies and objectives are aligned with the Organization's mission, vision, values, policies, strategies, business needs and priorities in order to ensure continuing operations and maximize results; ensure that results and products delivered are aligned with the Organizational Work Plan and make significant contributions for the achievement of  the expected results and strategic objectives;Facilitate the development of a regional agenda for implementation research on AMR addressing and prioritizing knowledge gaps and programmatic bottlenecks and promote the participation of Member States in global and regional research and development AMR initiatives Promote the collection and use of data and information for technical and strategic analysis, interpretation, reporting, and strategic dissemination, including activities aimed towards monitoring and evaluation of programs and projectsIdentify and mobilize financial resources, in collaboration with other Departments and Units of the Organization; maintain and increase the level of voluntary contributions with special focus on priority countries through intensifying advocacy with donors, drafting proposals, working plans, and ensuring the adequate implementation of resourcesFormulate and recommend policies, plans, strategies, and budgets, in support of the Governing Bodies' mandates related to the work of the Department and the Unit; report to Governing Bodies, through executive presentations and reports, on the status or results of the UnitAdminister, allocate and monitor the Unit's financial, logistical and staff resources; prepare, and justify the Unit's program and budget proposals; plan and organize the formulation, development, implementation and control of systems to monitor performance in accordance with the results-based management approachProvide leadership, guidance and monitoring of supervised staff by setting clear work objectives, ensuring timely and effective use of performance reviews and feedback mechanisms, engaging in regular communications, and solving interpersonal or technical conflicts; establish and support a learning environment, to include staff development in the Organization's fundamentals, managerial competencies and technical expertisePromote a culture of ethical behavior and integrity in accordance with the Organization's Code of Ethical Principles and Conduct in order to ensure a culture of respect, responsibility, accountability, and compliance; provide a stable managerial framework that demonstrates credibility, trust and value to Member States, technical partners, civil society organizations and donors, while optimizing staff performance; provide advice, when called upon, to institutions of Member States in the area of expertiseRepresent the Organization in high level events, meetings, negotiations, policy discussions with partners and stakeholders interested and\\or supporting the public health efforts promoted by PAHO/WHO for the prevention, and containment of AMR and its driversPerform other related duties, as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education:Essential: A university degree in a health-related profession, and a master's degree in a health science, from a recognized university.Desirable: A PhD in epidemiology, public health, infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance or a related field, would be an asset.WHO, only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED) link: http://www.whed.net/. Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org and College Navigator https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator Experience:Essential: Thirteen years of combined national and international experience in leading and managing public health programs and projects aimed at the prevention, management, and containment of resistant infectious diseases. Experience in strategic thinking, managing negotiations with large institutions and donors; demonstrated resource mobilization skills and partnership development ideally in the field of international public health is essential.Desirable: Proven experience in bilateral, multilateral and south-south collaboration, finances and integrated public health initiatives 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: 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: Advocates for collaboration across the Organization  Creates and encourages a climate of team- working and collaboration across the Organization; sees cooperation as a key Organizational priority and creates collaborative systems and processes to achieve Organizational goals. Actively identifies and tackles disagreements between internal and external counterparts that compromise the Organization's goals and mandate; diplomatically facilitates the resolution of conflicts between others and ensures strategic partnerships with a range of key stakeholders; maintains and extends an effective collaborative network of individuals inside and outside the Organization.Communication: Share knowledge  Shares decisions and directives of senior management and communicates them in a manner that ensures both understanding and acceptance; shares knowledge and best practice at the three Organizational levels (country, regional and global), as necessary.Creating an empowering and motivating environment: Provide direction/Support, motivate and empower others  Oversees and provides teams and departments with clear managerial directions which are translated from Organizational strategy. Builds a performance culture in the Organization; contributes to setting Organizational performance goals and standards; monitors Organizational performance against milestones and strategic goals; identifies and nurtures talent as appropriate. Promotes autonomy and empowerment throughout the Organization; inspires enthusiasm and a positive attitude in people towards their work and contribution to the Organization's success.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.Driving the Organization to a successful future: Constructive leadership style/ Set the vision and build commitment - Leads and develops a road map for successfully achieving real progress in the Organization's mandate, including consultation with key stakeholders; demonstrates respectful, trustworthy, transparent and accountable behavior in order to develop a reliable and coherent identity for the Organization. Creates a coherent Organizational vision of shared and successful goals; fosters a culture of vision and long- term goals, recognizing and rewarding efforts to maximize the Organization's value. Technical Expertise:Technical: Extensive and progressive expertise at decision-making level in prevention, control and management of resistant infectious diseases, including the management of public health programs at regional, subregional and country level. Extensive experience in management of communicable diseases during the occurrence of natural disasters and outbreaks to prevent the interruption of essential periodic activities aimed towards the prevention and control of resistant infectious diseases. Wide and varied knowledge of public health problems and the management of projects and programs recommended by PAHO/WHO to effectively prevent and\\or eliminate selected infectious diseases. Demonstrated skills and experience in building partnerships, managing integrated approaches in public health, resource mobilization, and management in monitoring and evaluation.Managerial: Expertise in progressively responsible positions in the management of infectious disease programs, projects and\\or initiatives; expertise in administrative and technical matters requiring sensitive negotiation with public health and government officials and other national and international bodies.  Demonstrated ability in managing human resources, in providing professional leadership to strategic, organizational, managerial and analytic work; courtesy, tact, sensitivity to manage confidential information, and ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people at different professional levels, discipline, nationalities, and cultural background; resourcefulness, initiative, highly developed judgment and interpersonal skills to deal with difficult situations and sensitive areas.Administrative: Skills in the creation and integration of administrative procedures for the delivery of highest quality results from the teams, as well as experience in program management. 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, in particular spreadsheets and presentations, as well as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and management information systems. Other IT skills and knowledge of software programs such as Visio and Project would be an asset. REMUNERATIONAnnual Salary: (Net of taxes)USD $90,664 + post adjustment. Post Adjustment: 54.1% of the above figure(s).ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 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.org.PAHO/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 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 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.Candidates will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration. 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals

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World Health Organization

Technical Officer, Innovation and Research - P4

Philippines, Manila , Manila

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The mission of the Group on Data, Strategy and Innovation (DSI) is to support countries to attain universal coverage of health services for better and equitable health outcomes. The long-term social, economic and environmental transformations affect the challenges that Member States face. The development of a sound vision of Member States' health futures that reconcile societal, environmental and economic development with the country's health and development ambitions is a critical precondition for a health system transformation approach that puts countries on a sustainable development trajectory towards a health system that is 'future proof'.  Innovation – both high-technology as well as low-technology, social and organizational – is fundamental to dealing with the challenges Member States face and transforming and future-proofing health systems.  Such development needs to be rooted in the generation of relevant data, their sound analysis, the maximization of innovation, and a central positioning of universal health coverage as a shared platform for health service delivery. The objective of the Group is to be a driver, facilitator and technical lead of processes that enable a strategic dialogue for health system transformation in Member States' building based on close collaboration across the divisions in the Regional Office, country offices and in consultation with headquarters. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Director, DSI, the Technical Officer acts as the focal point for the organization of innovation in Member States, aiming to support the identification, assessment sharing and scale-up of relevant innovation and research in health. To achieve this objective, the incumbent is assigned the following main duties: 1.    Liaise with country offices to determine and document research activities as well as opportunities of turning innovation in health technologies and/or service delivery into tangible impact on population health.2.    In partnership with the Regional Office for the Western Pacific technical divisions and stakeholders outside WHO, curate a list of innovations, innovators and institutions that are relevant to the Region and support the deployment of solutions at scale within Member States.3.    Facilitate WHO's technical support for implementation of innovation and research in WHO and in countries:       a.    Coordinate the development of:      i.    individualized approaches/plans for the implementation of innovation and research.      ii.    processes and partnerships that help stimulate health innovation, including consensus-building            processes on priority areas that can benefit from increased innovation.      b.    Coordinate support for the:      i.    development of country-specific transformation agendas and their publication as appropriate.      ii.    development and implementation of capacity-building efforts on innovation and research for the staff            in the Regional Office and country offices. 4.    Identify key stakeholders that can support the organization and/or implementation of innovation and research and establish and maintain ongoing relations.5.    Perform other duties as requested by the Director. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: Advanced university degree in medicine or other advanced university degree (master's degree or higher) in social or natural sciences. Desirable: Master's degree or above in management, business administration and/or public health policy. ExperienceEssential: At least seven years of experience in positions in public health at national and international level, including significant experience in the design of public health programmes.  Experience in developing/ implementing innovative solutions to help shape health programmes or systems.  Experience in conducting evidence-based research.  Experience in managing consultative processes with countries in the health area.  Evidenced experience in effective communication with governments, communities and technical experts. Desirable: International experience within WHO or other UN organizations and with working at the different levels of the organization. Experience in coordinating organizational transformations within a health-related organization. Experience of scaling innovations.  Proven organizational and analytical skills. Experience of working with the private sector. Skills Excellent quantitative and qualitative problem-solving skills;Excellent written and verbal communication skills and advocacy skills;Good knowledge of the dynamics of the international public health work;Ability to plan, design and implement health related programmes;Ability to provide technical support to countries;Ability to understand and critically appraise technological or social innovation and research;Management skills and diplomatic and leadership skills; andAbility to work harmoniously as a member of the team, adapt to diverse cultural and educational backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsMoving forward in a changing environmentCreating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert level in written and spoken English REMUNERATION WHO 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 75,602 (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 3037 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 INFORMATION This 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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World Health Organization

Quality Assurance Officer - P3

United Arab Emirates, Dubai , Dubai

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The mission of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and tocoordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidlyrespond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies. The WHO Dubai Logistics Hub serves as thelargest repository of health commodities and provides immediate response toacute health emergencies as well as long-term support to WHO country anddisease-specific programs. Yemencurrently represents 50% of all new Purchase Orders being received by the DubaiLogistics Hub and accounts for approximately 45% of all physical space or 8,000square meters of product valued at over USD 20 Million. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES During deployment, the duties maybe modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.Design and implement a quality assurance protocol to ensure the integrity of all health commodities destined for Yemen and conduct acomprehensive review of all inventory on-hand and being sent to Dubai to identify items at risk of expiry or health kits that will require items to be removed to extend the shelf-life of the kit.Complete a cost benefit analysis to triage the inventory on-hand and identify the most cost-effective solutions for extending the shelf-life of health kits, including manufacture date, expiry date, batch number, lot number, purchase order number, and value per unit of measure.Segregate any medical supplies unfit for distributionin Yemen and develop detailed records to enable the WHO/Dubai Logistics Hub torapidly offer items with short shelf-life to other health emergencies in orderto minimize losses.Design a programmatic approach toadopt best practices in inventory management of health commodities. Implement methodologies to ensure inventory data in WHO Dubai records and the GlobalInventory Management System (GIMS) are 100% aligned.Analyze current inventory on-hand and items planned for receipt as well as under procurement and develop a comprehensive prioritization of health commodities based upona diverse array of variables in coordination with the WHO country officetechnical leads, logistics staff, and partners.Establish new methodologies for monitoringthe items held in Dubai, items on the way to Dubai and those items underprocurement to ensure compliance with shelf-life requirements and adherence tothe First to Expire First Out (FEFO) protocols.Triage high-priority requirements and developinnovative solutions for ensuring the delivery of time-sensitive shipments.Establish an information sharing system toincrease the visibility of supplies held in Dubai and those in the pipelinewith the WHO/Yemen team by scheduling weeklyreviews of critical action points in order to prioritize the items required bythe country program and the method of transporting the supplies with a focus onquality assurance protocols.Document a process map and standard operating procedures to ensure the protocols are institutionalized across the differentoffices.Prepare all associated documentation and evidence for products reaching expiry to secure internal approvals as well as external approvals for the disposal of medical supplies within WHO and with national authorities.Document a full array of reports to capture alldata required to adequately report to auditors (internal and external) in orderto justify the reasons for the disposal of assets.Perform any other related incident-specificduties, as required by the functional supervisor. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: A first level university degree in health (medicine, nursing), pharmacy or other related field with training in health logistics. Desirable: ExperienceEssential: At least five years of relevant experience with international exposure in health commodity management with emphasis in quality assurance, planning, and managementDesirable: Some experienceor a sound knowledge of WHO's mandate and goals or in UN organizations/agencies, international institutions, health cluster partners, recognizedhumanitarian organizations or nongovernmental organizations. Skills Demonstrated knowledge of pharmaceutical management, inventory management best practices, and considerations for the disposal of medical supplies.Excellent analytical and organizational skills, with proven ability to elaborate and implement a quality assurance program.Expert level familiarity with pharmaceutical products and requirements such as shelf-life, temperature requirements, and sensitivity to environmental factors such as light and humidity.Proven ability to design, develop, and implement a quality assurance program with improved oversight of health commoditiesKnowledge of WHO, the UN System or NGO work in the field of response relief and/or oftheir practices and procedures as related to the work. WHO CompetenciesWHO global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1 TeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationEnsuring the effective use of resourcesBuilding and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of Arabic or another UN. REMUNERATION WHO 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 62,692 (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 3385 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 INFORMATION This 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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World Health Organization

Senior Evaluation Officer - P5

Switzerland, Geneva , Geneva

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The objective of the Evaluation Office (EVL) is to contribute through its strategic evaluation programme to the achievement of WHO's objectives and promote the use of evaluation at all levels of the Organization. Through this programme, EVL aims to provide accountability for achieving results and promote organizational learning at all levels. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Under the overall guidance of the CEO, the SEO will lead or manage selected evaluations, mainly of a thematic, programmatic or humanitarian nature, including joint evaluations. As a senior officer, the SEO will be fully responsible for the entire process of evaluation, from its inception to the utilization, while ensuring the high quality of evaluations, the appropriateness of the protocol and processes, and the value gained from the use of evaluations. The SEO will pay particular attention to the strategic relevance and effectiveness of the Organization at the country level and in the field, coordinating the development and implementation of a rolling programme of country-level evaluations for EVL. In doing so, the SEO will seek opportunities to engage with national institutions in conducting country-level evaluations. The SEO will also participate in the planning and the management of humanitarian evaluations, including joint evaluations. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: Advanced level university degree in social sciences, public health or related field. Desirable: Professional evaluation qualification. Post-graduate degree in public health. ExperienceEssential: At least 10 years of professional and progressive experience in both managing and conducting evaluations; Work experience in an international or multicultural environment.Desirable: Professional experience in public health or related sector; Work experience in developing countries. Skills Demonstrated ability to: identify evaluation priorities in the institutional context; undertake thorough and open consultations with key stakeholders at all levels; design, manage and conduct, as team leader, complex evaluations in diverse contexts, applying appropriate evaluation methodologies; identify appropriate professional skills in the selection of evaluation teams; exercise systematic, independent and impartial assessment in the planning and the conduct of evaluations; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; exercise mature judgment, tact, integrity and discretion; manage and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds. Sound knowledge of principles, norms and standards, methodologies, and newest trends of evaluations; issues affecting country-level evaluation practices and systems; gender, equity and human rights issues and how to incorporate them into evaluation practice; evaluation quality assurance and assessment mechanisms. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationPromoting innovation and organizational learningProducing results Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English. Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French. REMUNERATION WHO 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 90,664 (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 6188 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 INFORMATION This 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.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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21/05/2022
World Health Organization

Technical Officer - P3

Laos, Vientiane , Vientiane

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME To achieve the control of communicable and noncommunicable diseases throughout the Western Pacific Region by targeting the reduction of morbidity and mortality of such conditions and diseases. The division supports integrated people-centred care approaches by strengthening primary healthcare services for prevention, diagnosis, care and treatment of target diseases and conditions along the life-course, while ensuring to reach the unreached and achieving universal health coverage. Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases (MTD)The Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases unit works with Member States and partners to eliminate and control malaria and neglected tropical diseases in the Western Pacific Region. Focus areas of the programme are regional and country adaptation of evidence-based policies and strategies, facilitation of coordinated multisectoral actions, enhancement of intervention and service delivery such as mass drug administration, vector control and case management, engagement and empowerment of communities, and strengthening of monitoring, evaluation and surveillance. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Under the supervision of first-level supervisor and guidance of the related country office teams and the Head of WHO Country Office in the Lao People's Democratic Republic, the incumbent will perform the following: Programme Coordination:Work with the Ministry of Health (MOH) to support key advisory groups (policy, technical and surveillance), who are linked to the national emergency operations centre; andGuide the MOH during the implementation of relevant emergency response plans for the national notifiable diseases and ensure these plans are maintained with clearly defined concepts of operation. Technical Support:Assist the MOH to conduct regular country-specific all-hazards assessments and response for public health risks and notifiable diseases, (inclusive of diseases targeted at elimination such as malaria and lymphatic filariasis) and any other public health events of concern;Provide training and supervision to emergency operations dedicated staff on notifiable disease surveillance and response protocols;Support the MOH to extend the national health information strategy to capture routine notifiable disease data from hospitals and health centres from core public health programmes directly into national health information system (DHIS2);Work with MOH to extend the use and capacity of MOH on the standardized emergency operations database module in DHIS2 that includes dashboards designed for all 18 notifiable diseases; andSupport MOH to implement aggressive targeted malaria falciparum elimination interventions with the objective of reaching hard to reach populations and achieving the national malaria elimination goals. Programme Reporting and Resource MobilizationFacilitate cross-programme work related to emergency operations including activity planning, implementation, progress monitoring and reporting, including malaria elimination;Coordinate and prepare reports to donors;Support resource mobilization activities, working closely with country and regional offices colleagues and teams; andPerform other duties as directed by the first-line supervisor and the Head of WHO Office in the Lao People's Democratic Republic. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: University degree in medical and health sciences or related field. Desirable: Master's level university degree in public health or related disciplines. Additional postgraduate training in any of the following areas: infectious diseases, epidemiology and management, health systems, and project/health management. ExperienceEssential: Minimum of five years' work experience in public health, policy and planning, health management including experience at international level. Desirable: Experience in epidemiology or disease surveillance and response. Experience of managing communicable disease surveillance and response in a developing country at international level. Skills Skills and knowledge in emergency public health responses in low- or middle-income countries.Skills and knowledge of conducting outbreak investigation planning, policies, and standard operating procedures in low- or middle-income countries. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationKnowing and managing yourselfProducing results Use of Language SkillsEssential: Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English. REMUNERATION WHO 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 62,692 (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 1750 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 INFORMATION This 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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20/05/2022
World Health Organization

Epidemiologist - P4

Papua New Guinea, National Capital , Port Moresby

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe mission of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) is to  build the capacity of Member States to manage health emergency risks 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. WHE brings together and enhances WHO's operational, technical and normative capacity in outbreaks. emergencies and risk analysis to address all health hazards across the emergency management cycle in a predictable, capable, dependable, adaptable and accountable manner. WHE is designed to operate within the broader humanitarian and emergency management architecture in support of people at risk of, or affected by, outbreaks and emergencies, consistent with ways that strengthen local and National capacities.The Health Emergency Information and Risk Assessment (HIM) Programme Area of WHE 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 DUTIESWithin the framework of the delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities:Identifies needs for technical assistance in order to strengthen core capacity in communicable disease surveillance and response, and assists the NDoH in line with APSED III; monitors and supports the implementation of IHR 2005;Strengthens the communicable diseases surveillance system for general communicable diseases including coordination of response to communicable disease outbreaks/epidemics at the country level, participates in outbreak investigation, analysis and interpretation of epidemiological information, and participates in risk assessment, and monitoring epidemiological services, including post-disaster surveillance and response;Facilitates Field Epidemiology Training Programmen (FETP) in order to further improve the country's capacity in surveillance and response to outbreaks and emergencies; supervises the FETP trainees's field activities, guides the trainees' field research, data analysis and reporting;Assists in the WHO response to public health emergencies of international concern, and other significant events;Works with NDoH and other concerned parties on issues of human health aspects of avian influenza, rapid containment protocol of possible pandemic influenza virus. and influenza pandemic preparedness;Liaises closely with other concerned agencies in this technical area under the supervision of the WHO Country Office in Papua New Guinea;Upon request, provides technical support, backstopping and gap-filling for emergency activities at any level of the Organization or scale of emergency; andPerforms other related duties, as requested by the supervisor.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: University degree in medicine or any related field with advanced university degree in epidemiology and/or public health.Desirable: Preferably with training in field epidemiology. ExperienceEssential: Minimum of seven years of experience in epidemiology and/or public health including experience at the international level.Desirable: Experience in acute outbreak investigation and management, particularly in the international environment. Skills-Broad knowledge of principles, practices, methodology, and techniques in public health, and epidemiology.-Significant knowledge and skills in communicable disease control, including teaching and advisory techniques at the international level.-Understands the principles of results-based management and can develop plans, organizes resources and take actions to ensure objectives are achieved within realistic timelines.-Excellent organizational and analytical skills with the ability to coordinate activities and manage several projects at the same time.-Demonstrated knowledge of essential WHO procedures, policies, rules and regulations that support WHO's presence in countries.-Excellent presentation and interpretation skills to negotiate with and convince officials with tact and diplomacy.-Ability to work independently, take initiative and able to work in a difficult working environment.-Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relations with national and international colleagues.-Ability to work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds and maintains a high standard of personal conduct. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationSetting an exampleProducing results Use of Language SkillsEssential: Written and spoken fluency in EnglishDesirable: 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 75,602 (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 4505 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.        ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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18/05/2022
World Health Organization

Procurement and Travel Specialist - P3

Nigeria, Abuja Federal Capital Territory , Abuja

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMECountry Management Support Units (CSU) have beenestablished in the organisational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system  DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESLogistics: He/She supports Staff and consultants inthe following specific tasks:1. Develop, monitor implementation and occasionally review transport standard operating procedures for daily maintenance, budgetingof all operating costs, vehicle replacement and address transport needs usingthe organization's vehicles. Oversee daily 156 vehicle fleet management including drivers' capacity development. Coordinate the provision of adequate and effective electronic communication in conformity to MOSS requirements and operational responsiveness in all areas including states under complex security situation with inadequate conventional communication facilities. Provide coordinated support to state offices for provision of reliable power supply, effectivefloor space office management, provide technical support for office renovation work and supervise coordination of office sharing agreements with UN partner sharing office space with WHO. Coordinate Office inventory activities.Participation in UN Operations Management Team (OMT) coordination activities for formulating policy and shared resources geared towards increasing value atthe lowest possible cost. Procurement: Advises the Head of WHO Country Office (WR) for an informed decision making on procurement transactions. Coordinates the preparation and submissionof the procurement plans by the different clusters of the budget center. Preparesand monitors the implementation of procurement plan ensuring objectives and priorities are met and on track. Evaluates requests from the technical unitsand partners and advises for compliance with the organization rules and regulations. Administers procurement resources and ensures compliant and efficient use of standard operating procedures of procurement. Maintains the pre-qualified and assessed suppliers database. Maintains and monitors the overall activities of procurement, logistics, and contracting services for the office through the useof the GSM oracle system and other procurement tools including the Business Intelligence (BI); providing reports, data and statistics. Provides guidance onprocurement, logistics, contracting services to managers and staff. Ensures smooth running of operations of procurement transactions including goods and services ordering and delivery. Maintains regular contact with the Regional Contracting and Procurement Service (CPS/AFRO) and make follow up of the Contract Review Committee (CRC) deliberations. Makes a follow up of theshipment of items ordered with the forwarding companies and liaises with local authorities for taxes exemption and for timely clearing of the goods items fromthe customs. Acts as the Secretary for the Local Procurement Committee. Analyzes and/or evaluates vendors performance, along with other designated staff members.Travel: coordinate the staff and activities of the Travel Unit at the Countrylevel and liaise with the travel agencies. Undertake travel arrangements forall WHO staff members embarking on international official travels and ensurefollow-up actions with AFRO, HQ or other Agencies in facilitating the issuanceof relevant travelling documentations including Travel Authorizations. Arrange visas for all WHO travelers so that they are able to attend meetings within theset dates and where the need arises, to arrange for visa at the point of entry.Keep updated addresses and telephone numbers for Hotels and carry out update of hotels in the country. Identify new hotels and negotiate concessionary ratesfor WHO staff and Consultants; Make hotel reservations for WHO staff members,family members, Consultants, participants at meetings and Government delegations on WHO missions in and outside the country. Maintains an up-datedlist of Government Ministries and Agencies and their senior personnel collaborating with WHO, eg Consultants, NGOs, Diplomatic Missions and other International Agencies for the purpose of follow-up of communication. Manage and oversee all airport protocol and immigration matters. Undertake other administrative duties assigned from time to time  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducationEssential: First university degree in BusinessAdministration, Public Administration, Management, or related fieldDesirable: An advanceduniversity degree in Business Administration, Public Administration,Management, post graduate training in operations management or related field. ExperienceEssential: A minimum of five years'experience, some of which in an international context, working in the area ofprocurement services, and logistics services for a programmeDesirable: Experienceusing Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle systems or similar packages.Relevant experience in the UN System and/or international organization SkillsAbility to provide leadership, monitor progress and design studiesSound knowledge and skills in procurement and budget.Concrete skills in implementing operations of procurement services andprocesses.Excellent knowledge and ability to make travel arrangement at competitivecosts. Good knowledge of the tourism and related industry. Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people at various levels and of different nationalities. Sound skills in utilizing Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle systems orsimilar packages WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsEnsuring the effective use of resources Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert 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 62,692 (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 2649 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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18/05/2022
World Health Organization

Health Logistics Officer - P3

Afghanistan, Kabul , Kabul

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe mission of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinate international action, top revent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaksand emergencies, DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESDuring deployment, the duty station may change, and duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme. The incumbent will perform all or part of the following duties:1- In compliance with the WHO rules and regulation,based on a comprehensive forecast of the supply needs and in collaboration with the UN partners present (WFP and logistics cluster), plan an end to end, timely provision of quality and adequate supplies, equipment and consumables for the health emergency operations.2- Facilitate customs clearance, reception, transportation,storage and distribution of supplies to affected areas and populations.3- Manage WHO warehouses and inventory; implement stock control mechanisms.4- Maintain the required stockpiles of essential emergency equipment, e.g. personal deployment material, radios, satellite telephones, IT equipment, etc.5- Manage the WHE fleet, including planning and monitoring fleet movements, oversee the maintenance of vehicles.6- In close cooperation with the Field Security Officer, ensure that appropriate and safe living conditions are provided to WHO-deployed staff and responders.7- Facilitate the set-up of the Health facilities supported by WHO, support the appropriate functioning of the health facilities, mobile medical activities such as vaccination campaigns, laboratory support and other emergency health related activities.8- Ensure that water, sanitation and infection control required activities are in place and up to standard for all health facilities supported by the WHO.9- Provide quality assurance to the set up and sustainable access to adequate, efficient and safe cold chain facilities for a reliable supply of medical items requiring temperature control environment.10- Undertake regular field assessments to monitor supply management, stock movements and storage conditions.11- Monitor and report regularly to the emergency team, drawing their attentionto needs, gaps and problems, and proposing remedial actions.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: A first university degree in public or business administration, logistic management, logistics, engineering,pharmacy or related field from an accredited/recognized institute.Desirable: Professional certification/qualification in areas such as transport, distribution and supply chain management.Degree or training ininformation management systems and their application to logistic, transport or supply management and monitoring. ExperienceEssential: A minimum of five years' relevant experience with proven international exposure in managing emergency logistics operations and supply operations in international organizations/institutions, part of which in the field supporting emergency humanitarian operations.Desirable: Prior working experience with WHO/UN, health clusters partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization.Experience or knowledge of import/export and customs administration. SkillsDemonstrated knowledge logistics management in emergency context, with proven ability to identify and solve technical problems in difficult circumstances.Excellent analytical and organizational skills.Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure.Provenability to promote cohesive action and convince officials with tact anddiplomacy. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationEnsuring the effective use of resourcesProducing resultsWHO global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1 Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert 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 62,692 (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 2179 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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16/05/2022
World Health Organization

PAHO Staff Counsellor - P4

United States of America, District of Columbia , Washington D.C.

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 Department of Human Resources Management (HRM) supports PAHO's mission of working in and with countries towards the improvement of health and quality of life in the countries of the Americas through strategic, innovative and variable human resources practices, policies, programs and services to attract, engage and retain highly qualified, talented staff committed to excellence, mutual respect and trust. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESUnder the general supervision of the Director, Human Resources Management (HRM), and the direct supervision of the Medical Director, Health and Well-being (HRM/WB), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties:Develop and implement a comprehensive personnel-focused mental health program and related policies for the Organization;Provide culturally appropriate independent clinical assessment of mental health and counselling needs of personnel with stress-related and psychological problems; provide brief supportive counselling and crisis intervention; provide referrals to external mental health providers; conduct resiliency briefings; provide case management referrals to other resources as required;Work closely with multidisciplinary teams to identify and address psychosocial risks faced by personnel at the individual, unit and organizational levels;Advocate for enhanced institutional responsiveness on issues related to the psychological wellbeing of personnel;Provide pre- and post-deployment/assignment briefings to staff being deployed to emergency or hardship duty stations;Develop policies and guidelines, as well as other written and visual materials to increase awareness regarding important issues and topics related to the mental health of personnel;Provide counselling to individuals who have been subjected to gender-based or domestic violence, and refer to appropriate external resources as necessary to ensure delivery of quality care;Provide independent consultations to managers on sensitive and delicate issues regarding staff with stress-related problems affecting work; coordinate and manage interventions with managers and work groups following critical incidents; conduct work group stress assessments & interventions, under the overall supervision & guidance of the Medical Director;Develop and deliver major training and workshops to personnel at all levels;When requested, work closely with managers/supervisors towards improving the working atmosphere in their units, in close coordination with Office of the Ombudsman;Provide counselling services to individuals and/or groups during emergencies; provide services in a timely and sensitive manner to staff and dependents after critical incidents, and ensure follow up support for staff and dependents following critical events;Develop and provide a range of trainings and programs including but not limited to team building, resilience, and cross-cultural sensitivity to improve morale, health, and team dynamics, based on data trends and requests from other departments/units/offices;Health Promotion Activities: < >Develop and deliver autonomously, group presentations (live and online) on stress-related topics including but not limited to: 1) stress management, 2) work-life balance, 3) organizational change, 4) life transition, and 5) relaxation.Coordinate presentations by local subject matter experts. Deliver programs in coordination with HRM/WB and other internal stakeholders and in times convenient for staff in multiple locations (at times outside of region);Identify and liaise with existing high-quality local and regional mental health resources that can be used for referrals or in times of crisis;Be proactive in building partnerships with but not limited to HRM, Ethics, Ombudsman office, Staff Association, Security (GSO) and other departments that support staff within the organization and also with other external agencies or relevant organizations;Coordinate services with UN counselors, particularly in the context of critical incident response, to deliver care;Participate and collaborate in UN Staff and Stress Counsellor Group (UNSSCG), and the UN Critical Incident Stress Management Unit (CISMU) activities and working groups;Complete administrative duties such as maintain statistics on activities and completing reporting requirements;Maintain the highest ethical standards related to the provision of psychological and/or counselling services, including but not limited to confidentiality; practicing within the scope of one's experience and training; maintaining competencies through ongoing continuing education; and undertaking appropriate clinical supervision;Perform other related duties, as required. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Essential: A bachelor's degree in a discipline related to mental health, and a master's degree in psychology or psychiatry from a recognized university. Must possess certification in clinical psychology and be licensed to practice in a WHO or PAHO Member State for the last 5 years.Desirable: A PhD in a related field would be an asset. Training in psychological first aid, crisis and trauma management, conflict resolution and/or cross-cultural communication, alcohol/substance abuse, global mental health or stress management, would be assets.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/search/default.asp 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 work experience in psychological counselling of which at least 3 years should be in post-graduate clinical individual/group counselling /mental health.Desirable: Experience in an occupational setting 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: 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 - 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 work of team and sets an example, while explicitly articulating lessons learnt for own and team's benefit.Setting an example: Act professionally and ethically/ Be trustworthy - Works ethically to achieve individual work objectives under 'PAHO Regulations and Rules and the Standards of Conduct for the International Civil Service. Maintains confidentiality and treats sensitive information with discretion; ensures that policies and procedures are followed in accordance with the Organization's professional, ethical and legal standards. Stands by own decisions and actions and accepts responsibility for them. Acts in an open and transparent manner when dealing with others; stands by own and/ team's decisions or actions and accepts responsibility for them. Acts to promote the Organization's success.Technical Expertise:Theoretical and practical knowledge and awareness of the latest developments in the areas of clinical psychology, psychotherapy and counselling.Demonstrated excellence in clinical judgment and decision-making.Ability to effectively manage crisis situations which involve diverse actors and stakeholdersAbility to collect and interpret psycho-social data, as a basis for policy development and resource management.Ability to work harmoniously as a team member in a multidisciplinary and international environment; demonstrated expertise working with multicultural population.Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion while maintaining full confidentiality; ability to interact with personnel with tact, respect and courtesy.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:Fluency in English and Spanish. 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.  REMUNERATIONMonthly Salary: (Net of taxes)USD$6,300.17 (Salary non-negotiable)Post Adjustment:USD$3,408.39 - This amount 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 identify candidates to fill other similar short-term professional positions, at the same grade level.Candidates will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration.  A written test and/or interview will be held for this position as a form of screening.The post description is the official documentation for organization purposes.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.org PAHO/WHO is committed to workforce diversity.PAHO 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 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 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 has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are encouraged.All applicants are required to complete an on-line profile to be considered for this post.       ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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16/05/2022
World Health Organization

Donor Reporting Officer - P2

Ukraine, Kiev Oblast , Kyiv

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. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESWithin the framework of the delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities:1) Write or copy-edit several types of reports, including but not limited to: quarterly, semi-annual, annual, and final reports for a large portfolio of donors.2) Ensure timeliness, quality assurance and adherence to donor specific criteria and/or requirements. This includes gathering of information, consolidation of this, editing, as well as layout and branding of all required reports, which include donor reports, specific thematic reports and consolidated emergency reports. In reviewing the reports ensure compliance with donor conditions, quality of data, fund utilization figures generated from WHO finance system.3) Draft content is delivered by the program teams withcompilation, editing, and formatting to be done by the Reports Officer.Collaborate with the teams to report on project achievements and capture learning from program implementation.4) Ensure timely and accurate reporting in line with donor requirements (in terms of style and content) and schedules. Ensure that reports are supplemented by photographs, charts, etc. and follow WHO brand standards.5) Work with teams across the 3-levels to compile, produce and disseminate high quality mandatory reports, donor briefings, etc. Maintain a coherent system for tracking donor reports due and ensure clearance of reports for timely submission to resource partners.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: First level university degree in Communications, Linguistics, Journalism, Public Administration, International Development or a related field.Desirable: Experience writing reports forinternational donors, e.g. ECHO, Japan, DFID, USAID. ExperienceEssential: At least two years of experience in donor reporting, grant writing, communications, journalism, or a related field,some of which gained in an international context. Experience in writing and editing, particularly donor proposals and reports, briefing notes, talking points, andin developing messaging for advocacy purposes. Experience in developing log frames, indicators, results-based reporting frameworks etc. Experience working with and/or influencing funding systems, donor organization and decision-makers. Experience in contract negotiations,grant management and administration processes.Desirable: Experience in the UN system. Experience in relevant fields preferably working for UN Organization, INGO etc. SkillsKnowledge of political, cultural,and economic context which WHO operates Ability to work independently and coordinate with team members located in various locations Proven ability to synthesize and powerfully convey messages and good knowledge of development and programme issues, especially in the context of health emergencies and WHO's work. Demonstrated experience in drafting reports in English. Skills in designing and preparing attractive layouts will be an added advantage. Proficiency with social media, email marketing platforms, websites, and online analytic tools to disseminate content WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationBuilding and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyondProducing results 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 49,254 (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 1547 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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13/05/2022
World Health Organization

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer - P3

Ukraine, Kiev Oblast , Kyiv
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

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. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESDuring deployment, the duty station may change, and duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.1. Facilitate the monitoring of the incident at the country level, design methodologies, tools, and indicators for monitoring the implementation of projects and operations; evaluating the quality of outputs including the management, coordination, effectiveness and resource mobilization of multisectoral emergency prevention, preparedness, response and recovery action plans and programmes.2. Provide technical support to the different health clusters in identifying public health baselines, health specific interventions that are evidence based; synergize the integration and incorporation into related work plans, ensuring compliance with existing reporting requirements.3. Determine the data information elements that are required internally and externally to support the health sector/cluster coordination and decision-making, design standardized methods of capturing and consolidating evidence based health interventions and document lessons learnt, best practices and trend analyses for promoting accountability, responsiveness and transparency.4. Build and strengthen national capacities for monitoring and evaluation of national health programmes, through conducting needs assessment, defining training needs, develop strategies to achieve targets and facilitate implementation of training activities.5. Assess the impact and effectiveness of responding to health emergencies at the national level, evaluate the relationship between emergency programmes and operational structures in WCO; identify gaps, recommend capacities required to improve effectiveness; suggest remedial actions to allow greater predictability, accountability, and partnerships.6. Prepare background documents, concept papers, situation analysis, develop monthly technical reports assessing the implementation of related programmes.7. Facilitate the operational planning and reporting of related health emergencies activities, verify results-oriented formulations and brief technical leads on proper submissions that culminate in approved operational work plans, and their subsequent programmatic monitoring, evaluation and reporting.8. Perform any other related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: First university degree in information management, public health, epidemiology, economics, international development, life sciences, public or business administration from an accredited/recognized institute.Desirable: Advanced university degree (Masters level or above) in information management, public health, epidemiology, economics, international development, public or business administration from an accredited/recognized institute. Certified training in monitoring and evaluation. ExperienceEssential: At least five years of related experience, at the national and international levels, in the design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation strategies, methodologies and tools, including experience in emergency operations or humanitarian context.Desirable: Prior emergency disaster and health outbreak response or humanitarian working experience at field level, with WHO/UN, health cluster partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization. Skills• Demonstrated knowledge of principles, disciplines and techniques to implement monitoring and evaluation strategies.• Good research and documentation skills especially for 'best practices' in organizational change.• Proven ability to make recommendations related to work-processing approaches and procedures which would lead to more efficient systems design.• Advanced ability to gather, analyse and disseminate information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing Results Creating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English languageDesirable: 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 62,692 (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 3088 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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13/05/2022
World Health Organization

Team Leader - Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPD) - P5

Congo, Brazzaville , Brazzaville

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe Vaccine Preventable Diseases Non-Communicable Diseases (VPD) Programme is part of and contributes to the work of the Universal health coverage/Communicable and Non-communicable diseases (UHC/UCN) cluster in the WHO African region. The strategic agenda of the cluster is to reduce disease burden in the WHO African Region, by guiding disease control agenda in Africa, and using analytics to inform strategic investments and tailored interventions for disease control". This approach is underpinned by the guiding principles of comprehensive whole of society, people-centered, integrated approaches to disease control. The comprehensive whole of society approaches to disease control involves: (a) coherent implementation of triple response – technical response: implementing diseases specific normative guidance, promoting intervention mixes and deploying medical commodities; health systems response: building capacities of district service delivery systems in disease mapping and stratification, interventions tailoring, and sector/subsector planning; and multi-sectoral response: addressing socio-economic and environmental determinants of diseases through mobilizing non-health sectors, communities and stakeholders; (b) disease control partnership of public and private sectors, health and non-health sectors; and (c) community involvement in targeted high risk communities, focused on managing determinants of diseases, health services demand creation and accountability by local health stewards. The people centered, integrated approaches to disease control involves: (a) integrated guidance on disease control for each health service delivery platform, a move away from stand-alone disease specific guidance; and (b) integrated and efficient disease control investments in strengthening the capacity of appropriate health services delivery platforms through deployment of appropriate technologies and analytics to guide stratification of disease risks across population groups in order to develop and deploy comprehensive  packages of interventions appropriate to each targeted population group and health service delivery platform, as well as monitor population access, coverage and impact to leave no one behind.The specific objectives of the UCN cluster to which the VPD programme contributes, are to: (i) provide leadership on disease control coordination, partnership and resource mobilization; (ii) contribute to the development of WHO disease control technical products, services and tools including adoption of new technologies and innovations; (iii) support generation and use of strategic information for action and decision making including optimizing investment; and (iv) provide or facilitate provision of technical support in deployment of WHO technical products and services and institutional capacity building, including support to national disease programmes and regulatory authorities.  DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESThe incumbent is expected to contribute towards:Leadership on disease control coordination, partnerships and resource mobilizationInitiate and lead innovative and enhanced resource mobilization targeting of both traditional and new donors in order to increase the capacity of WHO country offices and countries to deliver results;Ensure people-centred approaches across the life course to address the priority health problems of different population sub-groups through building and coordinating a competent and committed team of VPD experts in the development and implementation of regional VPD policies, strategies, programmes and strategic initiatives for VPDs control, elimination and/or eradication in the region. This will be done in collaboration with other WHO technical clusters, and partners, in an integrated manner in the context of Universal Health Coverage, ensuring people-centred approaches across the life course to address the priority health problems of different population sub-groups;Provide leadership and manage the staff under his/her responsibility; ensure their performance, continuous development and engagement, promoting a culture of working across boundaries, while promoting the principles of equity, and value for money, integrity and a respectful workplace in accordance with the Organization's policies, rules, procedures, and values;Drive the team members' collaboration with other clusters and programmes to ensure that VPD interventions are integrated in strategies on universal health coverage, primary health care, sexual and reproductive health, and communicable diseases;Lead regional office VPDs strategic and operational planning, monitoring and evaluation of work plans and budgets within the framework of WHO Staff Rules and Regulations, financial rules and AFRO accepted procedures, while promoting integration of similar interventions in the VPD Team;Conduct high level advocacy and policy dialogue and establish/strengthen partnerships, including with academia, professional associations, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations and institutions, the African Union and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) for the harmonization and alignment of actors and resources in the formulation and implementation of national action plans, as an integral part of strengthened and resilient national health systems, in order to improve access to quality essential VPD services at all levels, including paying particular attention to the PHC level;Lead application of analytics in VPD to drive improved targeting and impact of VPD interventions;Lead the conceptualization, formulation, implementation and monitoring of bold strategic initiatives on VPDs in the WHO African region;Contribute to the development of annual "Regional Disease Outlook" including country profiles.Development of WHO disease control technical products, services, and toolsContribute to discussion on priority VPDs Target Product Profiles based on identified country and regional disease control needs;Support the strengthening of research and innovation that contribute evidence for developing and/or deploying WHO VPDs products and services in the region;Coordinate the development and dissemination of scientific papers on VPDs, multiyear reports on VPDs in the WHO African region;Support evaluation of interventions and tools to inform deployment or enhanced deployment of WHO VPDs technical products and tools in the region. Generation of analytics-driven strategic information for disease control agenda setting and interventions tailoringLead monitoring of socio-political and health situations in member states, facilitating political and social analysis for health action in the region;Support development of capacities for analytics to drive VPDs and other diseases control agenda setting and to guide investments; advocate and support use of triangulated data on disease occurrence (incidence and mortality), interventions coverage, health services access, determinants information, to developed tailored national policies and operational responses in member states;Support mainstreaming of GER in VPDs service delivery;Support surveillance systems strengthening and tracking of biological and other threats using available VPDs tools and interventions, and use of the same information for threat containment in member states.Technical support and institutional capacity building for disease control supportOversee the development of regional and country capacity building strategies and approaches on all aspects of immunization and vaccines development, including routine immunization, new vaccines introduction and surveillance; Yellow Fever, measles and rubella, meningitis control; Vaccine safety and regulation; and Pharmacovigilance, logistics and supply chain, capacity building and data management;Lead dissemination of VPDs technical products and tools in the region, advocating for their rapid deployment in member states according to WHO guidance and local contexts;Facilitate appropriate technical support in the implementation of WHO VPDs technical products and services, including guidance on comprehensive, whole of society approaches, as well as people-centered and integrated approaches to VPDs and disease control investing;Oversee the collaborative and proactive support to countries in the development and implementation of monitoring and evaluation policies and strategies to facilitate reporting on trends in health systems performance and on progress towards regional and national VPD targets, including promoting the dissemination of lessons learned and good practices;Coordinate implementation of people-centered and integrated approaches to VPD control through development of tools and guidance; advocacy with partners, collaboration with programmes and teams; and capacity building, monitoring and evaluation;Contribute to the coordinated investment of VPDs and other disease programme resources in strengthening health services delivery platforms to deliver optimally for disease control in the region;Contribute to mapping and prioritizing existing institutions and capabilities in member states with focus on prioritizing institutions for WHO capacity strengthening towards providing technical support under WHO oversight, for VPDs and other priority diseases; contribute to managing partnerships and collaborations with the prioritized institutions and to strengthening their capacities to provide technical support under WHO oversight;Lead the strengthening of WHO collaboration with the national public health institutes (NPHI) in member states in the region and specialized networks on VPDs, with the aim of facilitating coherence and collaboration;Perform other related responsibilities as assigned, including replacing and backstopping for others as required.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssentialMedical degree, with post-graduate training in Public Health, or Epidemiology DesirableTraining in vaccinology, immunology or immunization logistics ExperienceEssentialA minimum of ten (10) years' progressive experience in developing, designing and implementing public health programmes, including VPDs especially in vaccine development, planning, implementation and/or M&E of immunization programmes, with a minimum of 5 years inclusive at the international level in Low and/or Middle-Income countries;Experience in overseeing implementation, review and updating existing strategies and guidelines and recommending new initiatives;Experience in resources mobilization and working with variety of partners at international level;Experience in facilitating coordinated approaches to effective programme management and implementation;A track record of research, with publications at senior authorship level in academic journals.DesirableWork experiences that are diverse, incorporating private sector, NGOs, other UN, or governmental Health related agencies will be an advantage. Knowledge of national, regional, and global partnerships and networks. Extensive experience, with a result focuses approach, in prevention and control of diseases. Use of Language SkillsEssential:  Very good knowledge of English and FrenchDesirable:  Knowledge of Portuguese would be an asset. SkillsExtensive experience in thought leadership, problem solving approaches, and use of the logical framework in health programme development;Extensive knowledge of policies, strategies and programme interventions related to VPD with broad practical knowledge of related programmes, policies and strategies and their application in developing and developed countries; proven leadership skills in the planning and coordination of multidisciplinary public health programmes, which should include the implementation of VPD control programmes;Demonstrated expertise in strategic and multisectoral planning; research; performance monitoring, as applied to programmes and reporting; extensive knowledge and skills in use of data and information for decision-making and strategic planning; track record of recognizing and addressing changing conditions;Working knowledge of WHO rules and procedures, mandates, strategies and action plans (global, regional and country-specific);Budgeting and financial management; partnership and resource mobilization; communication and people management;Ability to exercise leadership and to work effectively with colleagues at national and international levels. WHO CompetenciesPromoting the Organization's position in Health LeadershipBuilding and Promoting Partnerships across the Organization and BeyondCreating an empowering and motivating environmentPromoting Innovation and Organizational LearningTeamwork Other Skills (e.g. IT)Good level of computer literacy; the ability to analyse and manage electronic information; and familiarity with eHealth tools including epidemiological and statistical software; excellent writing skills.   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 89,837 (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 4874 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.     ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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13/05/2022
World Health Organization

Technical Officer (Grant Monitoring) - P2

Egypt, Cairo , Cairo

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEResourceMobilization is one of the priorities of the WHO Regional Director's "Vision2023" for the Eastern Mediterranean Region (EMR) and is an integrated part ofthe Department of Communication, Resource Mobilization and Partnership (CRP). TheResource Mobilization programme's Strategic Objective is to Expand EMRO's ResourceMobilization presence, contribution and scope of work to better equip theorganization to respond to the needs of EMR populations and fulfil its mandate.Theprogram's specific objectives are to: Identify regional and country office funding needs, andcoordinate with WHO/HQ.Approach, establish and cultivate close and regularrelationships with donors and funding agencies, mapping and matching theirareas of interest with WHO programmes.Support award management and project implementation,monitoring and reporting.Interfacewith donors, partners and funding agenciestransparently, providing them with agreed information and updates andresponding to their queries and questions. Advise senior management to inform decision-making& oversight of donor/partner portfolios.  DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES1. Support the full cycle of resource mobilization across CRP, RO and WCOs from forecasting and identifying opportunities, engagement, positioning, project implementation, grant management,monitoring and reporting, risk management and compliance, etc.2. Conduct the required technical and financial analysis and insights on donors in order to identify resource mobilization opportunities for decision making and update resource mobilization strategy and planning, including mapping, profiling of donors and analysing trends.3. Conduct the required analysis of funding needs, trends, gaps, pipeline, etc., as per the GPW13 and strategic priority areas, and develop presentations, graphics, infographics, charts and reports for this purpose.4. Proactively participate in building and maintaining regular partnerships with donors and funding agencies; and matching their areas of interest to the WHO GPW13 and Programmes. 5. Disseminate the required technical and financial analysis, reports, briefing materials to donors/partners, and respond to their queries, needs and requirements. 6. Support Grant management and backstop agreement clearance by tracking requests, maintaining workflow, updating SOPs and checklist and assist in obtaining the required clearances as needed. 7. Generate monthly reports on donor intelligence, resource mobilization and grants for the region and country offices (to ensure donor requirements are met) highlighting key donor intelligence,resource mobilization and grants indicators.8. Support implementation and capacity building on the Contributor Engagement Management (CEM) System across the EMR.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: First level university degree in finance, economics, accounting, international relations, business administration, social sciences, or other related fields.Desirable: Specialized training in accounting, financial analysis or project management. ExperienceEssential: A minimum of two years' experience in the area of donor business intelligence and management, resource mobilization, financial management, or grant management. Demonstrated experience in donors' proposal writing and reporting.Experience in producing technical and financial analysis reports, charts, presentations, dashboards, and developing databases.Desirable: Prior working experience with WHO/UN and/or international organizations.Prior working experience in the EMR. SkillsDeveloped skills in donor business intelligence and management, and tools.Developed skills in resource mobilization. Strong skills in technical and financial analysis.High proficient to present data using excel, PowerPoint and other tools and dashboards in an effective and efficient manner.Strong Project Management and Monitoring skills.Demonstrated ability to work in complex multi-level international organizations and establish good and effective working relationships within and outside the organization. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationEnsuring the effective use of resourcesProducing results Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable: Beginners knowledge of Arabic.  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 49,254 (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 1478 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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12/05/2022
World Health Organization

Field Manager - P4

Iraq, Bābil , Erbil

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe mission of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies. Under the direct supervision of the Deputy, HWCO and the overall guidance of the WHO Head of Country Office and the Incident Manager and working closely with counterparts at the respective regional office and HQ, the incumbent will act as the Team lead for incident management system at the subnational level. S/he will work closely with WHO Incident Management team at the subnational and country level, the health authorities, other UN agencies and health partners, to provide technical advice and support the implementation of emergency prevention, preparedness, response and recovery work plans. The incumbent will contribute to the capacity strengthening for needs and risks identification and assessments, strategic development, planning and programme management, decision making and operations management, for improved service delivery. S/He will work in close collaboration with the relevant central, regional or provincial level Ministry of Health (MOH) and other competent authorities and health partners, as well as non-health actors, to steer priorities for the health response.  DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESThe incumbent will perform the following duties:Manage operational planning and implementation of WHO's incident management system at the district level, coordinate the technical, normative, and operational inputs, in cooperation with district team members, ensuring fulfilment of WHO's critical functions.Inform, and monitor strategic decision making, planning and implementation through the health sector/cluster response in support of national and local health authorities' identified priorities.Support the systematic and regular identification and monitoring of health risks and needs and the planning and implementation of the most effective prevention, control and response measures. This includes the dissemination of risk communication messages, the strengthening of early warning and surveillance systems, the delivery of quality health services and the undertaking of operational and scientific research to improve interventions as needed in response to affected populations, at the district level.Co-develop and co-implement a relevant monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning processes. Guide the WHO's field support team on a continued self-assessment and reflection on planning, budgeting, operational service delivery.Make recommendations on WHO response staffing needs; liaise with WHO country office to ensure timely mobilization of the required human resources.Provide the Security Officer, on daily basis, with an updated list of staff, consultants, partners and dependents present at the respective field locations.Provide the WHO country office with briefings, situation reports and event management information; to enable the overall continuous monitoring and planning process would feed into WHO's communication and advocacy products, situation reports, etc. Bring issues and concerns to the attention of the Incident Manager with a recommended course-of-action.Contribute to building the national capacity through need identification, development, operationalization and implementation of a capacity-building and training plan.Conduct regular and frequent coordination meetings with all district health and other sectors' partners, convene internal meetings to monitor and evaluate programme implementation, district work plans, facilitation of resource mobilization, prioritization, accountability of all stakeholders and effective decision-making.Engage with other relevant local authorities and civil society to facilitate and ensure the smooth implementation of the agreed strategy.Perform any other incident-specific related duties, as required by the functional supervisor (such as resource mobilization and advocacy).  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: An advanced university degree (Master's level or above) in public health, management or public administration or related field from an accredited/recognized institute.Desirable: Medical degree. Specialized training in emergency incident management; specific training in humanitarian response. ExperienceEssential: At least seven (7) years' relevant experience, with international exposure, in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluation of emergency incident management and response programmes. Considerable experience in managing teams, budgets and resources including developing and promoting collaborative actions with national authorities.Desirable: Prior humanitarian working experience at field level with WHO, other UN agencies, health cluster partners or an international nongovernmental or recognized humanitarian organizations with expertise in disaster and outbreak response. Demonstrated experience working with subnational health authorities (province, region, and/or district) at the country level. SkillsSound knowledge in planning, management, monitoring and evaluation of health programmes, including budgeting and resource management.Proven skills in working with partners and strengthening their technical, management and operational capacity within the incident management system.Demonstrated skills in strategic planning, organization and guiding actors and groups towards agreed goals.Ability to take the perspective of a national partner to support their needs and challenges.Demonstrated ability to produce results, while respecting WHO's professional, ethical and legal framework. WHO CompetenciesEnhanced WHO Global Competency Model:https://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1TeamworkRespecting 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. Intermediate knowledge of Arabic. 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 74,913 (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 2104 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 INFORMATION This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade levelOnly candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.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 entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time. 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's workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.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.       ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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12/05/2022
World Health Organization

Technical Officer, Drug Resistant Tuberculosis and Strategic Information - P3

United States of America, District of Columbia , Washington D.C.

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 Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health Department (CDE) promotes, coordinates, and implements technical cooperation activities directed toward the surveillance, prevention, control, and elimination of communicable diseases and zoonosis that are technically sound and appropriate for the political and sociocultural context in which they are implemented.  It strives to achieve a sustainable impact on health by providing normative guidance, furthering the implementation of evidence-based interventions, and fostering alliances that strengthen country capacity, improve the effectiveness of inter-country collaboration, and facilitate policy and decision-making processes through improved health information coverage, analysis, and quality at all levels.  DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESUnder the general supervision of the Director, Communicable Diseases and Environmental Determinants of Health (CDE), and the direct supervision of the Unit Chief, HIV, Hepatitis, Tuberculosis and Sexually Transmitted Infections (CDE/HT), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties:Provide technical support for the implementation of the End TB Strategy with emphasis on aspects related to all forms of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) and TB data;Monitor and provide technical advice to Member Stares for the introduction of new anti-TB drugs and implementation of shorter treatment regimens with emphasis on DR-TB, in line with the latest WHO consolidated guidelines;Provide technical support, in collaboration with the Medicines and Health Technologies (HSS/MT) Team, for the implementation and monitoring of pharmacovigilance of anti-TB drugs in Member States;Collaborate with the HSS-MT, the Strategic Fund and the Global Drug Facility (GDF) for technical cooperation to Member States on drug management and in the procurement of first- and second-line anti-TB drugs, using the software QuanTB;Provide Secretariat support to the Regional Green Light Committee (rGLC) for planning and technical support to countries with an DR-TB component of their Global Fund grant; coordinate and participate in periodic monitoring visits to the NTPs by the rGLC and develop and/or review related reports for submission to WHO and the Global Fund;Facilitate and support the implementation of the activities of the TB component of the Global Fund's regional grant on strategic initiative for data (SI-data) 2021-2023, including visits, workshops, meetings, and related events;Follow up on the implementation of the recommendations made during the rGLC visits and on the activities related to SI-data;Contribute to all reports of the Global Fund's regional grant on SI-data, on aspects related to the TB activities;Provide support for aspects related to TB strategic information and provide technical cooperation to countries on the annual TB data collection;Contribute to the review and analysis of the data related to the End TB Strategy, as well as in the development of periodic regional reports; Contribute to the preparation and participate in regional and subregional CDE/HT meetings, TB monitoring visits to countries, and in the development of the respective reports;Assist and support training activities related to TB, DR-TB and strategic information;Contribute to the preparation and revision of publications for scientific journals, as well as technical documents on TB and DR-TB;Contribute to the development of regional projects and/or proposals for mobilization of financial resources for TB;Perform other related duties, as assigned.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSEducation:Essential: A bachelor's degree in a health science from a recognized university.Desirable: A master's degree or equivalent in communicable diseases, public health, or related field 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/search/default.asp 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 tuberculosis prevention and control, including program management or project implementation, data management and analysis, and monitoring and evaluation. Of these, at least four years of experience in drug resistant TB is essential.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 infectious diseases' epidemiology, prevention, control, and public health interventions, with emphasis on tuberculosis.Project management, epidemiology analysis, technical support, and monitoring, and evaluation skills.Technical expertise and skills on tuberculosis prevention and control within the framework of the End TB Strategy, including the implementation and monitoring of programmatic management for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).Technical knowledge and expertise on TB information systems, TB data collection and analysis.Practical knowledge and skills in planning, implementation, and monitoring of program activities; demonstrated ability to organize visits, meetings, workshops, or events.Strong research and problem-solving skills; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to work collaboratively on multi&shy;disciplinary teams with tight schedules.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 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, in particular spreadsheets and presentations, as well as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and management information systems.  Other IT skills and knowledge of other software programs like QuanTB and data management software would be an asset. REMUNERATIONMonthly Salary: (Net of taxes)US$5,224.33 (Salary non-negotiable)Post Adjustment:US$2,826.36  This amount 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 identify candidates to fill other similar short-term professional positions, at the same grade level.Candidates will be contacted only if they are under serious consideration.  A written test and/or interview will be held for this position as a form of screening.The post description is the official documentation for organization purposes.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.org PAHO/WHO is committed to workforce diversity.PAHO 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 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 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 has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are encouraged.All applicants are required to complete an on-line profile to be considered for this post.         ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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World Health Organization

Unit Head - P5

Germany, Berlin , Berlin

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The 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 Intelligence and Surveillance Systems division (WSE) is responsible to build a system of collaborative intelligence enabling better decisions to avert and manage public health threats and risks. Its goal is to enable, strengthen and support countries, regional and global actors in averting and managing public health threats and risks through collaborative problem solving and decision-making for short-term action and long-term policies, informed by better data and analytics.The WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence is a new office of WHO, located in Berlin. It will work with partners to enable the generation of public health relevant information to provide timely actionable insights in response to health emergencies; and improve decision making in response to prepare for, avert and respond to public health threats. It also aims to reduce fragmentation and inefficiency by creating an ecosystem that promotes collaboration across multiple professional disciplines, sectors, and initiatives; and empower decision makers, public health professionals, and civil society to make informed public health decisions. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Generic dutiesProvides technical leadership, coordination and managerial support within the Department/Programme, in the Unit of Networks and Collaboration ensuring that activities in this area are carried out efficiently and effectively.Develops and proposes technical health policies and strategies for implementation through collaboration with Regional and Country Offices and provides advice in developing further the area of networks and collaboration for strengthening and improving technical capacity of target clienteles.Oversees a unit of technical teams specialized in various domains within their area of expertise and facilitates the efficient flow of team synergies.Manages the programme area in delivering its objectives through efficient 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.Serves as the technical reference among the peer community, UN Agencies and other stakeholders at the technical levels in the respective area of expertise.Liaises with and utilizes partnerships in other UN Agencies, Donor, or research institutions in the area of networks and collaboration to position the technical area of work and implementation into Global and/or National policies.Represent the programme area of work at various meetings to advocate for networks and collaboration in the area of collaborative intelligence.Perform all other related duties as assigned. Specific dutiesProvides senior technical leadership for the development of networks and collaborations for pandemic and epidemic intelligence that are relevant for the detection and response to health emergencies.Leads the establishment of global expert networks and collaborations across all WHO Regions in close collaboration with WHO Geneva, the WHO Regional Offices, and WHO Country Offices.Identifies and leads engagement and collaborative opportunities with Member States, External Partners, and UN Agencies to better detect and respond to health emergencies.Contribute to raising the WHO Hub's visibility and impact in line with strategic goals and Objectives.Works strategically to support the Assistant Director-General for Emergency Intelligence and Surveillance to identify funding, technical and other support from partner organizations. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: An advanced university degree in public health, international policy, international relations, development studies, management or economics related to the functions of the position. Desirable: A PhD in one of the above-mentioned fields. ExperienceEssential: A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in the management of networks and collaboration, including experience providing senior level advice and guidance to Senior Management/Decision makers, managing human and financial resources, as well as experience in the area of developing and establishing policies and strategies. Demonstrated experience at the international level. Skills Concrete skills in the planning and coordination of multidisciplinary public health programmes, which may include the implementation of a public health/disease control programmes.Strong skills in the area of developing and establishing polices and strategiesExcellent skills and ability in managing diverse teams and financial resources.Good skills in mobilizing resources.Proven leadership skills in the design, development and management of multistakeholder partnershipsAbility to engage and communicate effectively and diplomatically with external partners including Ministries of Health, Donor institutions, Civil Society, and other stakeholders.Commitment to collaborate effectively with other key partners in the Health Subject area. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationBuilding 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. REMUNERATION WHO 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 90,664 (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 2591 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 INFORMATION This 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.    This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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11/05/2022
World Health Organization

Enterprise Portal Administration and Development Specialist - P3

United States of America, Washington , Washington D.C.

OBJECTIVE OF THE OFFICE/DEPARTMENT This requisition is for employment at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO)The Information Technology Services Department (ITS) provides leadership and direction in the deployment of information and communication technologies and systems to support the Pan American Health Organization/Regional Office of the Americas of the World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in carrying out its mandate. ITS establishes and maintains strategies, policies, standards and procedures to ensure the effective and efficient provision of information and communication services in a geographically dispersed environment. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Under the general supervision of the Director, Information Technology Services (ITS), and the direct supervision of the Senior Advisor, Applications Development and Support (ITS/AT), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties:Oversee and manage the operations and maintenance of the PAHO SharePoint enterprise-wide environment and configuration; manage testing, migration planning, update management of the base infrastructure and the acquisition, configuration and updates of add-ons; liaise with the Information Security and Operations teams for major upgrades to the environment;Coordinate the development and maintenance of all PAHO SharePoint sites (the PAHO Intranet, Entity/Cost centers SharePoint sites and internal/external Collaboration sites), including the provision of site features, support, and security configurations.  Guide authors and other staff on the design, reformatting, production and publication of material for electronic dissemination and ensure that material and procedures meet the Organization's requirements and standards;Lead the development and documentation of systems and applications requirements, and documenting user stories and functional needs by working closely with business areas and target audiences, applying systems analysis techniques and analyzing how the requirements fit in conjunction with existing systems, business processes, standards and tools;Analyze customers' requirements and collaborate with PAHO's Management Information System (PMIS) team and other application development groups to propose automated solutions that are aligned with PAHO enterprise architecture and information security strategies; Design, code, test, and implement custom solutions, in accordance with system requirements and appropriate standards, using application development software and techniques as appropriate;Perform project management activities related to the implementation and maintenance of the SharePoint environment and related applications development initiatives. Manage deadlines, resources and priorities to ensure project success;Coordinate and liaise with external Consultants for SharePoint environment updates/patching and application development initiatives; oversee the deliverables and define the timelines to meet Business Owners' deadlines;Provide recommendations on the acquisition of third-party tools and add-ons for the Organization's technical environment needed to meet users' needs complying with the Organization's Security Standards;Assist users and technical support providers (IT Service Desk, Tier 2 & 3) in order to identify sources and root causes of problems and develop temporary and long-term solutions to those problems;Perform other related duties, as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education:Essential: A bachelor's degree in information technology, computer science, systems engineering, or any other field related to the functions of the position, from a recognized university. 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 related to the planning, design, development, implementation, and maintenance of information systems.  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 proven technical and analytical skills in systems analysis and design, application development life cycle and configuration, systems documentation, and management of systems development projects.  Ability to review and accurately evaluate new technology and systems options available to the Organization to be used in advancing the objectives defined for information systems and be able - to translate system requirements into functional systems.Knowledge of MS SharePoint, MS Office 365, as well as MS Power BI (or similar business intelligence products) and Nintex (or similar workflow products) to design workflow and statistical reporting.Knowledge of use of Web publishing tools, Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), web site structure, web file formatting and conversion and web image editing and manipulation.In-depth knowledge of SharePoint administration including service applications, user applications, and integration with line of business systems.Strong analytical skills, both for determining requirements and for identifying how to apply corporately approved software products to developing solutions.Strong collaboration, interpersonal and communication skills to explain IT technical concepts to non-IT personnel.Ability to work harmoniously as a team member in a multidisciplinary and culturally diverse environment.Languages:Very good knowledge of English or Spanish with working knowledge of the other language.  Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset. IT Skills:Proven technical skills in systems analysis, software development and systems integration and implementation within large IT projects and experience in managing of small systems development projects; thorough understanding of administrative business processes, the theory and practical application of relational database theory, and visual and object-oriented programming techniques. Demonstrated ability and skills using MS Windows and office 365 applications including SharePoint, Power BI and DevOps.   Business Processes analysis and modeling. REMUNERATION Annual Salary: (Net of taxes)USD $62,692.00 + post adjustment Post Adjustment: 54.1% 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 INFORMATION THIS 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals

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10/05/2022
World Health Organization

Coordinator - P4

Equatorial Guinea, Bioko Norte , Malabo

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME One of the main objectives of the WHO Framework for Action on Health Systems Strengthening is to promote a common understanding of what a health system is and what health systems strengthening is. It also provides a basis for assisting countries in building their health systems and services, including by addressing bottlenecks in a concerted and coordinated manner, driven by the desire for health outcomes, in order to produce sustainable one-stop across the system. For this process to be as effective as possible, it must be country-led themselves, according to the priorities defined in the overall national health plans. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES 1) Provide technical advice and support for the development and implementation of sound health policies, programmes and plans.2) Advise and collaborate in the development, implementation and evaluation of technical cooperation programmes in the areas of governance, health policies and systems, organization and management of health services in support of universal health coverage.3) Support high-level awareness-raising for increased investment and multisectoral action for health. 4) Support the establishment of standards for the design, organisation, programming and functioning of health systems on the basis of primary health care, universal health coverage, integrated health networks and pharmaceutical services, including hospitals, integrated management of reproductive health, mother, newborn and child, public health infrastructure and services.5) Provide technical assistance to Member States in the design of a package of essential health services, taking into account social and cultural factors for rational use of services and easy access to them.6) Ensure continuity of care in emergency situations, in particular for people with chronic conditions, pregnant women, children under five, people with disabilities, among others, and take measures to strengthen referral channels.7) Contribute to the identification and fight against health inequalities and the inclusion of vulnerable groups, in order to ensure equitable access to quality health services.8) Contribute to the development, planning and training of human resources in the field of health with a view to increasing the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of the workforce, organizing, carrying out or facilitating capacity-building activities.9) Coordinate the planning and implementation of technical activities related to the quality of care and infrastructure of health services (nursing, pharmacy, laboratories, medicines, vaccines, medical diagnostics and therapeutic devices, health information systems including statistics and vital medical records) and priority programmes according to the needs of the affected populations.10) Disseminate up-to-date knowledge and results in different areas of specialization ;p odie advice on the introduction and transfer of experiences and technologies through capacity-building processes.11) Contribute to the establishment and consolidation of the health information system to facilitate decision-making; provide information on the health situation and the effective and efficient management of health services.12) Collaborate with internal team members, national authorities, international cooperation bodies, intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations and other relevant stakeholders to build partnerships and networks that promote access to quality primary care services for affected populations.13) Leads and mentors the health systems team, ensuring that activities are carried out in a very professional and timely manner, as required.(14) To perform such other duties as may be assigned by his/her supervisor. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or higher) in public health, health systems or services administration, health administration or a related field, from a credible and recognized institution. Desirable: Formation postuniversity in Policy Analysis ExperienceEssential: Have at least seven (7) years of relevant progressive experience in a national or international organization in areas related to the development, planning and management of health policies, the recovery and development of health systems, the delivery of health services in emergency situations, the extension of health services to populations and in underserved areas, and the development of strategies to overcome barriers to access to these services, including essential medicines. Desirable: Have pre-measurable field experience in the humanitarian field, gained by working with WHO, other UN agencies, health sector partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or an international non-governmental organization specializing in disaster or health emergency response. Skills Strong knowledge of public administration reforms.Proven ability to develop policies, plan and monitor and evaluate health systems.Proven ability to provide sound methodological and technical advice and guidance to multiple stakeholders and partners on health and public administration reform.Demonstrated ability to innovate, integrate, synthesize and communicate verbally and by writing complex concepts and ideas.Ability to monitor and communicate progress in processes and results achieved. WHO CompetenciesTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationCreating an empowering and motivating environmentEnsuring 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.The above language requirements are not interchangeable. REMUNERATION WHO 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 74,913 (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 2965 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 INFORMATION This 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.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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09/05/2022
World Health Organization

Knowledge Management Officer - P2

Jordan, Amman , Amman

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country, cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State's health and development agendas, and harmonized with the United Nations country teams.In the context of Emergency Health and Nutrition Project funded by World Bank, the ProjectDevelopment Objective is to contribute to the provision of basic health, essential nutrition, water and sanitation services for the benefit of the population of the Republic of Yemen. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Knowledge and Information Management:Provide technical support and coordination in the development and implementation of the Information Management (IM) capacities in Yemen / WCO and identify new information and data requirements to support EHNP operations.Implement Knowledge Management (KM) capacities in Amman and develop of KM partnership / hub with the World Bank (WB) and Unicef.Act as the focal point for WHO in the joint KM hub.Data Analysis:Ensure timeliness, completeness and accuracy of data pertaining to EHNP related / supported activities.Review data collection tools and develop a reliable streamlined data mechanismConduct streaming of EHNP data from all different resources for all activities (such as inputs, budget, utilization, and service availability, etc.)Conduct needed data analysis and generate standard reports, presentation, visualizations and dashboards for the project outputs (including mapping and infograph).Analysis utilization, service availability and trends according to data collected from TPM, M&E, HeRAMS, hospital reports, or any preidentified source of data.Conduct data analysis on the accessibility, utilization and efficiency of health services and quality of care and link analysis to EHNP and PDO indicators.Participation in International CoordinationWork with any consultants recruited working on IM and geographical mapping and Yemen WCO IM technical officers to ensure maintaining geospatial databases and ensure data quality and integrity through the use of automated and manual techniques to enter, edit and process datasets.Determine the type of Information Management (IM) and analysis needed by EHNP and disseminate this to WCO teams of IM, M&E, etc.Closely work with GIS experts in WCO to create a GIS platform that includes layers related to health facility accessibility, service availability, catchment, infrastructure, communication network, poverty, WASH, outbreaks, security Incidents, and layers from different sources such as other UN agencies and NGOs in the countries.Remote Reporting InitiativesPushing forward the RapidPro initiative, piloting, lists of participants, efficiency and final recommendation to strengthen remote access to information.Work on any DHIS2 initiatives / development process jointly with Unicef & WHO.Monitoring and EvaluationWork on behalf of EHNP to ensure consistency of M&E and data collection tools.Regular review of TPM results. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: First university degree in information or data management, computer sciences, statistics, applied math or public health. Desirable: Training in databases development and/or management. Post graduate degree in public health, qualitative surveillance or statistics. ExperienceEssential: At least two years' relevant experience combined at the national and international levels in data and/or information management, including experience in emergency operations or humanitarian context. Desirable: Prior emergency disaster and health outbreak response or humanitarian working experience at field level, with WHO/UN agencies, health cluster partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization. Skills Demonstrated knowledge of information management and monitoring systems as related to emergency response and relief operations.Proven skills in the field of statistical data collection, assessment, analysis and monitoring in apublic health context.Advance ability to design, manage, analyse and coordinate complex information system projects, computer-based applications and databases, web-based tools WHO CompetenciesWHO global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1TeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsMoving forward in a changing environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of UN Official language.The above language requirements are interchangeable. REMUNERATION WHO 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 49,254 (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 1884 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 INFORMATION This 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:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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09/05/2022
World Health Organization

Manager - P6

Egypt, Cairo , Cairo

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The Country Cooperation and Collaboration unit (CCU) is one of the units under the office of the Chef de Cabinet (CDC). It promotes and contributes to the Organization's wider efforts to strengthen WHO's country focus and achieve the organizational objective of responding better to country needs, especially in the context of WHO reform at country level. The programme ensures the development, use and monitoring of high-quality country cooperation strategies that address not only national and health development priorities but also the regional and global mandates and agreements to which countries have committed. It analyses data on the political, technical, managerial and administrative aspects of WHO's country operations, provides strategic information to foster integrated country focused technical cooperation, contributes to efficient and effective country presence and supports the collaboration with United Nations agencies, and the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF). It promotes the involvement of WHO country offices and the countries themselves in the essential functions of the Organization. It contributes to assessment of the Organization's performance at country level, highlights and shares country and sub-regional achievements and lessons learnt and promotes cooperation among countries for health development. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Provide policy, strategic and programmatic advice to the senior management of strengthening country level strategic cooperation, and its impact, in the context of the SDGs, GPW 13, EMR Vision 2023 and WHO transformation.Lead both internally and externally strategic dialogues for implementing the country functional reviews recommendations, designing and advocating for strategies and mechanisms to enhance WCOs capacities for leadership and strategic planning and cooperation ensuring they become and evolve as fit for purpose.Build a network with HQ team in charge of Country Strategy and Support as well as with the regional CSUs teams, sharing experiences and knowledge and contributing to the global initiatives aiming to enhance WHO's presence and countries' efforts and programs and to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable development and the SDGs.Promote an integrated regional approach aiming for coherent technical cooperation with countries through the coordination of country missions from the regional office, monitoring implementation of post-missions' actions and ensuring linkages with relevant teams at the regional level especially the linkages between CCS, CFRs and the CSPs and biennium plans and programme budgets under PME.Overcome silo-approaches by drawing on creating synergies in programme delivery, analysing gaps, overlaps as well as opportunities, develop respective workable approaches, and assume accountability for matrixed solutions by integrating the country offices with the technical, managerial and administrative units in the Regional Office, to jointly deliver a more coherent approach to the health/technical priorities of the member states.Stimulate and guide pertinent research, monitoring and evaluation and oversee the production and dissemination of relevant strategic information, sharing experiences of successful practices and lessons learnt in strengthening country strategic programs and their alignment with national health development objectives for both internal and external stakeholders.Establish policies, plans, strategies and budgets in support of country focus, cooperation among countries for health development, and WHO technical cooperation.Identify, promote, establish, maintain and coordinate actions across and within WHO, with other United Nations organizations (through the Programme Support Group and other mechanisms) and with other partners.Develop, define and establish the objectives, strategy, and plan of the Country Cooperation and Collaboration Unit, focusing on results-based planning and management, and ensuring alignment with WHO's policies and strategies, in order to ensure continuing operations and maximize results.Manage the financial, logistic and staff resources of the unit; prepare and justify programme and budget proposals; define staffing needs, including organizational structure, competencies, and terms of reference to facilitate efficient and effective performance; initiate and recommend approval of personnel actions for unit staff and monitor and evaluate the achievements of the unit's agreed results.Collaborate closely with other units under the CdC BC, such as GBS, SDG/GER and Transformation to optimize performance of the department's deliverables. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: An advanced university degree (Master's degree) in Medicine, Public Health, Health Systems, or other health-related fields. Desirable: A PhD in one of the above mentioned fields. ExperienceEssential: At least 15 years of combined national and international senior experience related to health and organizational development, including experience providing senior level advice and guidance to Senior Management/Decision makers, as well as experience in developing and establishing health/technical policies and strategies. Desirable: At least 5 years' experience at country level with WHO or other UN agencies at senior/managerial level and/or cooperation with UN organizations/agencies,international institutions or NGOs. Skills Strong skills in the area of developing and establishing policies and strategies.Proven leadership, good judgement, tact and negotiation skills to maintain good working relationships and dialogue with officials and advisers, both within and outside WHO.Ability to engage, build consensus and communicate effectively and diplomatically with Member States, partners and media. Commitment to collaborate effectively with other key partners.Excellent skills and ability in managing diverse teams and financial resources.  WHO CompetenciesEnhanced WHO Global Competency Model:https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/enhanced-who-global-competency-modelTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationBuilding and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyondProducing resultsCreating an empowering and motivating environment Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French. Intermediate knowledge of Arabic. REMUNERATION WHO 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 103,660 (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 3110 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 INFORMATION This 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.Only 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.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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05/05/2022
World Health Organization

Technical Officer - P4

Egypt, Cairo , Cairo
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

 OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe programme envisions a region where all health-related policies, decisions on healthcare development and implementation, and innovations are informed by best available evidence from verifiable knowledge, research and reliable information. The programme's mission is to strengthen the capacity of Member States to improve availability, quality and use of evidence from reliable information, research and other sources of knowledge, and to enhance effective innovations toward Universal Health Coverage and health related Sustainable Development Goals.  DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESProvide technical advice to Member States and other technical units to improve the availability, quality and use of health information at country and sub-national levels and to strengthen the evidence base at regional and global levels to monitor health, reduce inequalities in health and evaluate programme effectiveness.Build regional and national capacity to monitor health situation, trends, inequalities and determinants using global and regional standards.Synthesize, generate and provide health information and statistics for evidence-informed policy formulation and decision-making at national and sub-national levels, with emphasis on SDGs and UHC objectives, and national priorities and needs.Collaborate with global and regional mechanisms for developing health information systems including hospital information systems, electronic health records and e-prescription systems.Facilitate resource mobilization (human resources, technical and financial) for health information systems strengthening in the region, including global and regional partnerships.Provide technical advice to Member States in conducting situation analysis of the core HIS components to identify gaps, set priorities for the improvement of HIS systems and co-develop evidence-based national HIS strategies.Provide technical guidance to other divisions and Member States in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities and programmes in health information systems, health informatics and big data.Work with other technical units in SID and other divisions to support development of the briefs, reports, and analyses in support of Regional Health Observatory.Develop guidelines to strengthen national capacity to record, compile, analyse and disseminate reliable statistics on health determinants and risk, health status and health system response, including core health indicators.Lead the design, implementation, and analysis of the health examination surveys, other population-based and facility-based surveys.Provide technical support to EMR countries and technical units in data analysis and statistical modelling of survey micro data and other observational studies.Advise countries on improving the health management information systems (including hospital information systems, PHC information systems) and promote the assessment of quality of routine data.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: Master's degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, demography, health informatics or medical/public health with post-graduate degree training in health informatics, biostatistics, demography or epidemiology.Desirable: PhD in one of the above mentioned fields; Post-graduate training in statistical programming languages such as Stata or R. ExperienceEssential: At least 7 years' relevant experience, combined at the national and international levels, in health information related areas such as health information systems, statistics, demography, epidemiology, health informatics, big data, mortality and causes of death estimation, survey design/implementation and surveillance.Experience providing technical advice to countries and conducting capacity building workshops in any of the above mentioned areas.Desirable: Relevant WHO/UN experience. Working experience in developing countries and countries in emergency. SkillsVery good knowledge of the assessment, planning, development and implementation of projects and programmes on health information systems, hospital information systems, health informatics, statistics and big data.Technical expertise in the development and implementation of strategies to improve HIS and disease and risk factors surveillance systems.Excellent knowledge of the principles of epidemiology and biostatistics.Excellent knowledge of the principles of survey design, implementation and analysis.Good knowledge of demographic techniques and mortality analysis.Excellent analytical skills in health situation and trends analysis and statistical modelling.Proven abilities in the design and delivery of national and international seminars, workshops and training activities.Knowledge of statistical software, such as STATA and R.Strong professional oral and writing skills in English including the development of reports, oral presentations and technical documents. WHO CompetenciesEnhanced WHO Global Competency Model:https://www.who.int/publications/m/item/enhanced-who-global-competency-modelTeamworkRespecting and promoting individual and cultural differencesCommunicationProducing resultsBuilding and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond  Use of Language SkillsEssential: Excellent knowledge of English.Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French. Intermediate knowledge of Another 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 75,602 (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 2268 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.Only 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.      ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United NationsWorking with International Financial InstitutionsFor Swiss nationals ______________________________________________________________________

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29/04/2022
World Health Organization

Senior Writer - P5

Congo, Brazzaville , Brazzaville

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe Office of the Regional Director (ORD)providestechnical advice, analyses and monitors the progress of organizationalinitiatives to support the Regional Director in theefficient delivery of his/her mandate and in the provision of effectiveleadership and coordination of the work of WHO in the African Region. This includes partnerships and collaborationwith member states, the UN system, the African Union, internationalorganizations, Regional Economic Committees, development partners, bilateral andmultilateral agencies, Civil Society, and other stakeholders. It is also responsible forcoordinating the preparation of policy, technical and managerial briefs onrelevant health matters to facilitate the decisions of the Regional Directorand monitors compliance in the implementation of specific executive decisionsand recommendations. The Office oversees the work of the Regional Office, WHOCountry Offices in the AFRO region, and the work of the WHO Secretariat withthe Member States, ensuring the coherence and synergies in actions ofcorporate services of Communications (COM), the Transformation AgendaInitiatives (TAI), and the External Relations, Partnerships and GoverningBodies (EPG). DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESThe incumbent is assigned the followingduties, including but not limited to: Research and fact-check up-to-date information on a broad range ofsubjects for the Regional Office for Africa. Draft, edit and finalizeup-to-date and accurate speeches, talking points, FAQs and other materials(including op-eds, articles, and contributions to the RD's Report and otherpublications) for public dissemination;Gather and organize ready to use files on information on possible eventsto enable early response to crisis, such as epidemies and other health-related incidents;Closely collaborate with the Communications Team on all aspects ofresearch target audiences to direct information, articles and publications tofurther understanding of AFRO's programmes and activities; providesubstantive inputs for proposals and technical presentations to donors andexternal partners; roundtable discussions, and other meetings; oversee theproduction of press releases and other statements for press conferences andbriefing sessions with press; review and clear the content of majorcommunication strategies and materials reflecting on the work of the RegionalDirector to ensure consistency with corporate policies, messaging andinitiatives;Assess a variety of materials with staff throughout the Regional Officeand other offices, as appropriate, checking all supporting data with the mostreliable internal and external sources, as appropriate; researchmaterials of technical, scientific and historical nature for incorporation inthe Director's speeches, reports and presentations;Proactively promote the elaboration andimplementation of internal and external communications strategies and plans,with emphasis on the consolidation of info/data and formulation of a monthlymessage to COs with updates from HQs to ensure the availability and ongoingupdating of a comprehensive knowledge repository of speeches presentations,advocacy materials for the ORD;Contribute to the strategic thinking andpositioning of WHO/AFRO through the future planning process;Perform other related responsibilities as assigned, including replacing andbackstopping, as required.  REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS EducationEssential: Advanced University degree in Communication, Journalism, International Relations, the Social Sciences, or the Humanities required.Desirable: Studies or training in Public Health. ExperienceEssential: A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience, in communications and international relations, with a minimum of two years inclusive at the international level and two years inclusive in a country setting, preferably in a health field.Desirable: Field experience inpublic health programmes in developing countries. SkillsDemonstrated superior writing skills inEnglish complemented by the ability to adapt to a variety of styles;demonstrated capacity to work under pressure and meet tight deadline. Thorough understanding of public health andinternational development issues, and the ability to quickly process, verifyand communicate about new public health information.Knowledge of the UN system at the country and/orinternational level. 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. Intermediate knowledge of French.Desirable: The above language requirements are interchangeable.  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 89,837 (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 4874 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's workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.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.       ______________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United NationsWorking with International Financial InstitutionsFor Swiss nationals ______________________________________________________________________

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28/04/2022