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Associate Expert in Political Affairs (JPO, P2) - New York

United States of America, New York, New York - OSRSG

Part of the [Swiss JPO Programme](https://www.cinfo.ch/jpo), this position is sponsored by the Peace and Human Rights Division (PHRD). This position is reserved for Swiss nationals holding a Master's degree and strong interest in a career in multilateral organizations (max. age: 32 years).     Following the publication of Graça Machel's report in 1996 entitled 'Impact of Armed Conflict on Children', the Secretary-General created the position of Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict to act a chief advocate for the protection, rights and welfare of children affected by conflict. The Mission of the SRSG is 'to promote and protect the rights of all children affected by armed conflict'. - The Special Representative serves as a moral voice and an independent advocate for the protection and well-being of boys and girls affected by armed conflict. - The Special Representative and her office advocate build awareness and give prominence to the rights and protection of children affected by armed conflict. - The Special Representative works with partners to propose ideas and approaches to enhance the protection of children affected by armed conflict and to promote a more concerted protection response. - The Special Representative is a facilitator, undertaking humanitarian and diplomatic initiatives to facilitate the work of operational actors on the ground with regard to children affected by Armed Conflict. The work of the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict is guided by the Strategic Framework of the Office. The Office works closely with UN partners, NGO's and Member States including with bodies such as the General Assembly, Human Rights Council and the Security Council. The Office is divided into two substantive sections and a Front Office. The JPO will be part of the Monitoring, Reporting and Regional Partnerships Section.     - The JPO will contribute foremost to the coordination and preparation of the annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict to the Security Council. - The JPO will contribute to the coordination of quarterly reports and SG country reports on assigned countries to the Security Council Working Group on Children and Armed Conflict (SCWG-CAAC) and the SRSG-CAAC annual reports to the General Assembly and Human Rights Council. - The JPO will support SRSG-CAAC's political engagements and assist in strengthening the Monitoring and Reporting Mechanism (MRM) on assigned countries.   Expectations: - The JPO will contribute foremost to the coordination and preparation of the annual report of the Secretary-General on children and armed conflict to the Security Council. - The JPO will maintain a close contact with the Swiss Mission in NYC as well as the Humanitarian Diplomacy Section in Bern.   The JPO will support the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, in the following areas: - Monitor and analyse the overall social, economic and political situations of assigned countries/situations of concern, and liaise with partners in the field and at the Secretariat. - Coordinate with and provide support to field teams in monitoring and reporting on violations against children in peace-operations or special political missions and country team settings; and follow-up with field teams on engagement and initiatives to protect children. - Prepare country background documents, briefing notes, talking points, statements and other documents as required. - Carry out other specific assignments as requested by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General or Supervisor including research and analytical support in areas of strategic relevance to the Office.   Please find the full job description here: For the Swiss JPO programme: - Swiss nationality - Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews - Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations    For this position: - Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in political science, international humanitarian/human rights law, or other related social science degree. - At least three years of relevant experience in political affairs, development issues, humanitarian activities, and/or child protection with governments, international organizations, NGOs, or research institutions. Experience with the UN or other relevant intergovernmental or non-governmental organizations, or work in conflict/post conflict situations an advantage. - Fluency in English and in two Swiss national languages is required. - Knowledge of other UN official languages is desirable. Please find more details in the full job description.   Important details regarding your application Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter in English - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated) - [P11 form](https://www.cinfo.ch/sites/default/files/p11form_wihout_motivation.docx) duly completed and uploaded under the section 'documents' - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents'   Application deadline: 2 May 2021 Written test: 16 May 2021 (online) First round of interviews:  27 May 2021 in Bienne/Switzerland or via videoconference Start date: Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.

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12/04/2021 - 02/05/2021

Associate Human Rights Officer (JPO, P2) – Geneva

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - OHCHR

Part of the [Swiss JPO Programme](https://www.cinfo.ch/jpo), this position is sponsored by the Peace and Human Rights Division (PHRD). This position is reserved for Swiss nationals holding a Master's degree and strong interest in a career in multilateral organizations (max. age: 32 years).     The mission of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is to ensure the universal enjoyment of all human rights by giving practical effect to the will and resolve of the world community as expressed by the United Nations. Under the general supervision of the Chief of the Special Procedures Branch and the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the EDP Unit and in close collaboration with the professional staff member supporting the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, including regarding the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of peaceful protests, the incumbent will assist in:     Supporting the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, principally by: - researching a broad range of issues relating to violations and abuses of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, including constitutional provisions, legislation, administrative regulations, policies, and practices, and prepare analytical briefs for the Special Rapporteur's review and decisions on follow-up actions; - drafting of other documents, notably correspondence with Governments, in follow-up to information submitted to the Special Rapporteur from individuals, groups, and other stakeholders, on violations and abuses of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, as well as briefing notes to assist the Special Rapporteur to participate in key events and media releases; - researching and contributing to the drafting of reports of the Special Rapporteur to the Human Rights Council and the General Assembly as necessary; preparing country visits of the Special Rapporteur, most notably, timely preparation of comprehensive country-assessments as well as of correspondence related to the country visit and accompany the Special Rapporteur as required; - organizing consultations and other expert meetings to inform the Special Rapporteur's thematic research; - supporting the Special Rapporteur in any other project that he may undertake within the remit of her mandate; - contribute to the public information strategy on, and visibility of, the mandate and its work; - other tasks as required by her/his supervisors in order to ensure comprehensive and effective servicing of the mandate of the Special Rapporteur and participate in activities carried out by the Branch and Office as a whole.   Please find the full job description here: For the Swiss JPO programme: - Swiss nationality - Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews - Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations    For this position: - Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in international law, including human rights law, or political science. A first-level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. - At least three (if advanced university degree) or five (if first level university degree) years of relevant work experience in human rights. - Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. English and French are the working languages of the UN Secretariat. - Knowledge of French and Spanish, and ability to draft in one or both would be highly desirable. Please find more details in the full job description.   Important details regarding your application Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter in English - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated) - [P11 form](https://www.cinfo.ch/sites/default/files/p11form_wihout_motivation.docx) duly completed and uploaded under the section 'documents' - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents' Application deadline: 2 May 2021 Written test: 16 May 2021 (online) First round of interviews:  28 May 2021 in Bienne/Switzerland or via videoconference Start date: Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.

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08/04/2021 - 02/05/2021

Special Assistant to the Resident Coordinator (UN System Coordination) (SARC, P3)

Moldova, Chişinău, Chisinau - UN RCO

  As part of the [SARC Programme](https://www.cinfo.ch/de/sarc-programme-swiss-nationals), this position is sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC.   The post is reserved for Swiss nationals holding a Master's degree and strong interest in a career in multilateral organisations (max. age: 38 years).   The UN plays a significant role as the largest provider of grant based technical assistance in Moldova and as a convener of Development Partners in the country. The UN Country Team (UNCT) in Moldova consists of 24 agencies, funds and programmes addressing a wide range of national development challenges. The UNCT is led by the UN Resident Coordinator, who is the representative of the UN Secretary-General in Moldova. The UNCT ensures interagency coordination and decision-making at the country level. The goal is to plan and work together, as part of the Resident Coordinator system, to ensure the delivery of tangible results in support of the development agenda of the Government, including the [UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework](https://unsdg.un.org/2030-agenda/cooperation-framework) - which guides the UN country team's development programme cycle, in joint agreement with the host government.   The Special Assistant to the UN Resident Coordinator is integral part of the UN Resident Coordinator's Office and plays a key role in ensuring that the UN in Moldova remains on the cutting edge of the global reform, providing its good practice to countries around the world, and - most importantly - promoting delivery of development results in a more effective and efficient manner.   The SARC reinforces the capacity of his/her team to support high quality, focused and strategic cooperation frameworks for UN agencies, funds and programmes to support national priorities and plans; develop and implement integrated and joint programmes; monitor progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and contribute to the 2030 Agenda; liaise with UN counterparts/representatives; and enable national counterparts to access the expertise of UN agencies, funds and programmes.   The SARC will work in close collaboration with UN agencies, funds and programs, their programme and operations teams, technical advisors and experts, multilateral and bilateral donors and civil society to ensure successful and transparent coordination of UN activities.   In particular, the SARC will focus on improving coordinated support from the UN Moldova to vulnerable groups and to strengthen the engagement with this groups as essential aspect of Leave No One Behind. This will be within the frame of the national priorities as outlined in national development strategy Moldova 2030, the Voluntary National Review, the Covid-19 Response and Recovery Plan, and the UN / Government of Moldova Partnership Framework for Sustainable Development. Main duties will include:   - Strategic focus on analysis of vulnerable groups and development of programme and policy opportunities to support them - Supports the strategic functions of the RC Office and its Front-office - Supports the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework (UNSDCF) and coordination with other strategic UN processes, with special focus in vulnerable groups   Please find the full job description here: For the SARC programme sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC: - Swiss nationality - Not older than 38 years at the date of the first round of interviews - Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations  Please note that current/former Swiss JPOs are not eligible.   For this position: - Master's degree in development studies, International Relations, or Social Sciences - A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience at the national or international level in providing advice and support to decision-makers.UN DESA counts work experience gained after completion of the first university degree (BA) at 100%. Internship experience is counted as 50%, regardless of whether paid or not - Field experience from development context is required, as is practical experience of programme management, work planning, monitoring and evaluation and reporting - Previous experience designing and developing analysis and/or programs to support vulnerable groups - Familiarity with Agenda 2030 - Full proficiency in the use of office software packages, including spreadsheet, presentation and database applications, as well as experience in using web-based systems - Fluency in English Desired: - Experience working with civil society organisations, particularly in relation to supporting vulnerable groups - Professional exposure to the United Nations system and multilateral experience - Experience in gender/Human rights mainstreaming and programming - Russian or Romanian     Please find more details in the full job description.     Important details regarding your application   Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter in English - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated) - [P11 form](https://www.cinfo.ch/sites/default/files/p11form_wihout_motivation.docx) duly completed and uploaded under the section 'documents' - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents' Please note that current/former Swiss JPOs are not eligible.     Application deadline: 25 April 2021 First round of interviews:  06 + 10 May 2021 in Bienne/Switzerland or via videoconference Start date: Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.

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01/04/2021 - 25/04/2021

Programme Analyst, Advocacy, Strategic Partnerships and Resource Mobilization (JPO, P2)

Ukraine, Kiev Oblast, Kyiv - UNFPA

  Part of the [Swiss JPO Programme](https://www.cinfo.ch/jpo), this position is sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC. This position is reserved for Swiss nationals holding a Master's degree and strong interest in a career in multilateral organisations (max. age: 32 years).   Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the UNFPA Representative for Ukraine, the Programme Analyst (Advocacy, Strategic Partnerships and Resource Mobilization) supports the Management and spearheads in the overall effort to build partnerships and mobilize an appropriate and sustainable funding base in the Country Office. The/she develops the Country Office partnerships building and resource mobilization strategy, tools and procedures and coordinates their implementation, leads donor intelligence, supports strengthening of UNFPA position within the UN family and strategic partnerships with government, donors, private sector and CSO. The Programme Analyst (Advocacy, Strategic Partnerships and Resource Mobilization) maintains a network with colleagues from UNFPA, UN Agencies, IFIs, Government officials, multi-lateral and bi-lateral donors, private sector and civil society. While the first two assignment years will take place in Ukraine, the third year is planned to take place in UNFPA's headquarters in New York (subject to funding and candidate performance).   Duties and Responsibilities In the first two assignment years, the Programme Analyst will be based in the UNFPA Country Office in Ukraine. Under the day-to-day supervision and guidance of the Representative, the Programme Analyst will support initiatives and provide technical support in key areas for results-based programme and project management of strategic partnership and resource mobilization efforts. Specific tasks include:   - In collaboration with programme staff, development and implementation of the Country Office resource mobilization and partnership strategies and regularly update them - Monitoring trends and new developments with respect to resource allocations and new windows of financing of UNFPA's programmes and projects, identifying emerging sources of funding and assessing their current usage and potential for the future - Defining required systems for a consolidated and coherent approach of donors, partnership building strategy, adequate follow up and reporting to donors and partners - Developing and implementing a donor intelligence strategy (partners, needs and priorities, perception of UNFPA by its current and potential partners, and projection of UNFPA added value and potential role) - Preparing donor briefs on this basis for each of the key donors in Ukraine - Assessment of the level of Country Office engagement with each donor and development of strategy to position the UNFPA Country Office to become a priority partner for the donor - Negotiating mutually beneficial agreements, compliance with partner requirements, including donor reporting rules; mobilizing cost-sharing resources from the Government, donors and other partners to leverage UNFPA resources - Preparing thorough analysis and research of the local market for positioning UNFPA in Ukraine as a trusted and efficient service provider to potential bilateral and multilateral partners and formulating proposals to Country Office management on this basis - Identifying specific areas for support with due regard for UNFPA comparative advantages and UNFPA programmatic objectives in the country - Strongly positioning the UNFPA with the focus on identification of opportunities for UNFPA in its relationship with other UN Agencies and IGOs - Identifying innovative partnership opportunities with the private sector in close relationship with the programme staff - Organizing and conducting trainings on RM and partnerships building in the Country Office; - in consultation with the program staff, elaborating proper documentation in support of RM efforts, including concept notes, project documents, and any other document as required - Proposing and implementing activities, initiatives and programs to promote public awareness and access to UNFPA information and publicity materials in close collaboration with the Communication Unit. Effectively liaising with media, NGO's, civil society and other partners - Implementing joint formulation missions with potential donors to develop the sound partnership for the project designing stage - Assisting in any other task as required by the Country Office   Please find the full job description here:   For the Swiss JPO programme: - Swiss nationality - Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews - Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations    For this position: - Master's degree in a subject related to international relations, development policy, economics, business law, or in a partnership development/resource mobilization related discipline - At least 2 years, ideally 3 years, professional experience in international development, donor aid programmes or other related fields Please be aware that 3 years' experience is a must for SDC. UNFPA does not count internships and experience gained prior to obtaining a Master - Strong advocacy skills desirable - A thorough understanding of the UN system in general, and especially UNFPA's mandate, policies and operations, as well as the current development topics and political issues in Ukraine would be an advantage - Excellent written and oral communication skills in English - Knowledge of another UN official working language - Working knowledge of Russian would be an asset Please find more details in the full job description.   Important details regarding your application: Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter in English - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated) - [P11 form](https://www.cinfo.ch/sites/default/files/p11form_wihout_motivation.docx) duly completed and uploaded under the section 'documents' - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents' Application deadline: 25 April 2021 First round of interviews:  06 + 10 May 2021 in Bienne/Switzerland or via videoconference Start date: Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.

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24/03/2021 - 25/04/2021

Associate Humanitarian Affairs Officer (JPO, P2)

Turkey, Gaziantep Province, Gaziantep - OCHA

Part of the [Swiss JPO Programme](https://www.cinfo.ch/jpo), this position is sponsored by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC.   This position is reserved for Swiss nationals holding a Master's degree and strong interest in a career in multilateral organisations (max. age: 32 years).   OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA's mission is to: ? Mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies. ? Advocate the rights of people in need. ? Promote preparedness and prevention. ? Facilitate sustainable solutions.   OCHA's country office in Turkey was established in March 2013. The overall aim of the office is to coordinate humanitarian assistance undertaken by a wide range of partners that are providing assistance from Turkey into Syria. OCHA Turkey has its main office in Gaziantep and a sub-office in Ankara.   Duties and Responsibilities The JPO will be expected to contribute to the overall work of the office, including facilitating and coordinating humanitarian response, deployments/missions to field locations and contingency and response planning exercises, with a focus on monitoring and information gathering/analysis for the regular development of advocacy and information products. More specifically, the JPO is expected to assume the following duties and responsibilities:   1. Monitor, research, analyse and present information gathered from diverse sources on humanitarian issues in relation to the Syria crisis.   2. Design, implement and coordinate the development and production of communications/public information work.   3. Contribute to the preparation of various written documents and information communications products, (e.g. background papers, correspondence and presentations, Situation Reports, Humanitarian Bulletins, analyses of humanitarian access, etc. ) to include proposing topics, undertaking research, writing drafts, obtaining clearances, finalizing texts and ensuring distribution to agreed target audiences.   4. Assist in the production of appeals and resource mobilization for international humanitarian assistance.   5. Assist in the organization of meetings, conferences, workshops and other coordination and advocacy events. Attend and prepare detailed minutes and reports on meetings of relevance to OCHA. Prepare for and accompany visiting UN and donor missions.   6. Leads and/or participates in coordination of international humanitarian/emergency assistance for complex emergency/disaster situations, including support to clusters and individual organizations.   7. Initiate and sustain professional relationships with key constituencies.   8. Perform other duties, as required.   Please find the full job description here: For the Swiss JPO programme: - Swiss nationality - Not older than 32 years at the date of the first round of interviews - Strong interest in a longer-term career with the United Nations    For this position: - Master's Degree in in communication, journalism, political and/or social science, international relations, public administration, law, economics or related fields - A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree. - 3 years' of progressively responsible experience in public information, journalism, humanitarian affairs or other related areas. Please be aware that 3 years' experience is a must for SDC and that UN DESA counts relevant internships at 50% - Proven abilities in information analysis - Ability to work with multi-cultural teams and international professionals - Knowledge of international agencies' operations related to humanitarian assistance and familiarity with the UN system - Computer literacy - Excellent written and oral communication skills in English - Knowledge of another UN official working language - Fluency in oral and written Arabic would be a strong asset   Please find more details in the full job description.   Important details regarding your application:   Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: - Motivation letter in English - CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated) - [P11 form](https://www.cinfo.ch/sites/default/files/p11form_wihout_motivation.docx) duly completed and uploaded under the section 'documents' - Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section 'documents'   Application deadline: 28 April 2021 First round of interviews:  11 + 12 May 2021 in Bienne/Switzerland or via videoconference Start date: Please be aware that the recruitment process may take 3 to 6 months. You are expected to start your assignment within 3 months following notification of selection.

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24/03/2021 - 28/04/2021
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Legal Associate Program

China, Beijing, Beijing - Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank AIIB

Legal Associate Program   The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow?infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 103 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized at USD100 billion and Triple-A-rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Working with partners, AIIB meets clients' needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.   AIIB introduced a Legal Associate Program (LAP) with the objective of forming in-house young lawyers to cater to the Bank's legal needs both for private and public sector operations. It is a rotational program which identifies, hires, grows and develops young talents of the highest caliber and with a passion for international development.   The LAP will start with a two-year contract based in Beijing within the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), where the Legal Associates (LAs) engage in intensive training (on-the-job and in-classroom settings) on the fundamentals of lawyering at AIIB on development operations.   LAs will contribute to the work program of OGC's different units while building networks and knowledge across AIIB. They may also join field missions where needed to assist senior lawyers on the frontlines of AIIB operations, learning key aspects of the Bank's legal operational work, including engagement with AIIB clients.   LAs will receive intensive training on the policies, products and operations of AIIB to ensure they know how to operationalize AIIB solutions to operational challenges, mitigate legal risks in AIIB-financed operations and assist internal clients in preparing quality projects. LAs will also be given the opportunity to attend selected training programs on operational themes organized by the Human Resources Department.     Selection Criteria and Eligibility   The program will target highly talented and promising candidates. Selection will be conducted on as wide a geographical basis as possible. To be eligible for the LAP, the candidates must: - Have an advanced law degree (Master's/LLM/JD) from a recognized educational institution. - Have a minimum of two years of full-time, relevant legal professional experience. - Be admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction. - Be fluent in English. - Have passion for development and commitment to AIIB's mission.     Competencies   In addition to the selection criteria, the LA must: - Exhibit sufficient professional independence and maturity as well as discretion and sensitivity required for operating in a multicultural setting. - Demonstrate strong legal knowledge to support drafting legal documents with limited supervision. - Be able to identify and critically analyze legal issues and provide solutions. - Be able to work in teams. - Possess strong communication skills and the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.     Selection Process   AIIB is committed to diversity, transparency and inclusion. We believe our strength comes from having a team with the right diverse skills, experiences and abilities selected through a merit-based competitive process. We actively encourage applications from people from both within and outside AIIB members, regardless of nationality, religion, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation.   Join AIIB's mission to finance Infrastructure for Tomorrow, promote sustainable infrastructure investments and improve social and economic outcomes in Asia and beyond.   APPLICATIONS CLOSE APRIL 19, 2021

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12/04/2021 - 19/04/2021
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Unit Head - P5

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The Department of Global Infectious Hazards Preparedness (GHP) advances global efforts to prevent and control existing and emerging infectious diseases by increasing access to evidence-based interventions; fostering impactful innovation and leveraging technical, operational and strategic partnerships. In addition, GHP develops global mechanisms to facilitate coordination and collaboration between countries and multi-sectoral partners for catastrophic events of natural, accidental or deliberate origin. The department of Global Infectious Hazards Preparednessis committed to delivering GPW13 Outcome 2.2 Epidemics and pandemics prevented, through:   i. Delivering risk assessment, technical guidance, interventions and control strategies for country impact. ii. Promoting innovation and adoption of new technologies. iii. Aligning and coordinating international action through trusted partnership. iv. Ensuring vulnerable populations have access to life-saving interventions and supplies.   The Biorisks and Health Security Protection team's primary role is to ensure public health goals are upheld in situations that involve the security sector. The Interface has four pillars of work: risk assessment, foresight, risk mitigation and risk management. The team provides a Secretariat function for the implementation of the four pillars, ensuring coordination between stakeholders and partners and increasing advocacy and awareness raising. The second function of the team to lead on the risk assessment and risk management pillars through building trusted partnerships; facilitating a UN-wide coordinated approach; and delivering tools and guidance.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   Within the framework of the delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities: - Generic Duties: - Provides technical leadership, coordination and managerial support within the Department/Programme, in the Unit of Biorisks and Health Security Protection ensuring that activities in this area are carried out efficiently and effectively, including deliberate events detection, risk assessment, investigation and capacity strengthening through partnerships as well as Infectious hazards foresight. - Develops and proposes technical health policies and strategies for implementation through collaboration with Regional and Country Offices and provides advice in developing further the Biorisks and Health Security Protection for strengthening and improving technical capacity of target clienteles, including deliberate event preparedness and response activities; encourage information-sharing and lessons learning in a proactive manner. - Oversees a unit of technical teams specialized in various domains within their area of expertise and facilitates the efficient flow of team synergies within the department and beyond. - Manages the programme area in delivering its objectives through efficient managing asmall 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 and WHO Collaborating centres in the Biorisks and Health Security protection 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 Biorisks and Health Security protection. Perform all other related duties as assigned, including replacing and/or backstopping.   - Specific duties: The incumbent is expected to develop 3 areas of work: - Biosafety and Biosecurity: Oversee WHO Laboratory biosafety and biosecurity program, In-house coordinator with external laboratory experts, oversee Smallpox repository inspections. - Biorisk Preparedness and Capacity Building: Manage Health and Security Sector Interface, develop and oversees the WHO deliberate event task force, oversee technical aspects of biological preparedness and response across WHO. - Foresight on infectious hazards: Identify scenarios for the future, assess, and recommend actions regarding preparedness for infectious hazards and health security protection taking into account emerging social, political, environmental, health, technological or scientific trends. - Interact with the other Units of the department and other departments using a matrix approach to develop the foresight function for WHE , in particular leverage on strategic and technical advisory groups to feed into foresight discussions.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: - An advanced level university degree in medicine, public health, chemistry or biology. Desirable: - Studies in (business) management or international affairs, or diplomacy.   Experience Essential: - A minimum of 10 years of professional experience in the management of bio risks or epidemics and Health Security Interface, including experience in the area of health policies and strategies. - Demonstrated experience managing human and financial resources. - Demonstrated experience at the international level. - Track record and experience of supervision of staff.   Desirable: - Experience in project management. - Experience working with legal international instruments and institutions in the context of security and emergency systems. - Experience of work in international organizations.   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 strategies. - Excellent skills and ability in managing diverse teams and financial resources. - Good skills in mobilizing resources. - Ability 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 Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Driving the Organization's Position in Health Leadership - Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond - Creating an empowering and motivating environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: - Expert knowledge of English. Desirable: - Intermediate knowledge of French. - Intermediate knowledge of UN Language.     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 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 6161 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 - 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's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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12/04/2021 - 28/04/2021
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Technical Officer (Health Expenditure Tracking) - P3

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The objective of the Health Financing (HEF)unit is to foster the development of equitable and efficient forms of health financing that enable countries to sustain progress towards Universal Health Coverage. This will be achieved through policy support to countries in concert with WHO Regional and Country Offices, the development and application of tools and approaches, the production of related knowledge products to feed into national policy and implementation processes, collaborating with and guiding partner agencies, and capacity building in health financing for Universal Health Coverage.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   The incumbent will, under the broad guidance and supervision of the first level supervisor:1. Contribute to data preparation, review, and consultation in collaboration with regional offices and relevant technical partners.2. Contribute to the development of methods and guidelines and country capacity building activities in collaboration with WHO regional and country offices3. Contribute to the development of overall data quality control strategy and carry out specific data quality control interventions;4. Liaise with external partners on data import, data exchange and sharing, as well as facilitation to global technical working group on macro indicators, external aid and any other technical topic that may emerge;5. Liaise with the Global Health Observatory (GHO) and regional offices on WHO internal data exchange and contribute to overall Global Health Expenditure Database (GHED) annual update and publication process, maintain the health accounts website, and communication;6. Contribute to in-depth health financing data analysis, global health expenditure report, and data visualization;7. Perform other related duties as assigned.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: A first university degree related to economics, health economics, statistics, or public finance with quantitative application. Desirable: An advanced universitydegree in one of the above-noted areas would be an asset.   Experience Essential: A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in health financing, public finance, data analysis, health economics (preferably relating to resource tracking), or in monitoring and evaluation. Demonstrated experience at the international level. Desirable: Experience relating to resource tracking.   Skills --> Knowledge of System Health Accounts 2011 framework.--> Understand the concept of health financing, overall health system operation, and public finance system.--> Knowledge of health expenditure data and quantitative analytical skills using statistical software, such as STATA, R, etc. --> Knowledge of data presentation software, such as Tableau or PowerBI.--> Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, diplomacy and courtesy.--> Team spirit and time management skills.DesirableKnowledge of Health Accounts Production Tool (HAPT).   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Producing results - Moving forward in a changing environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Desirable: Expert knowledge of UN Language.     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 62,120 (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 4260 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 - 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's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) 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. - *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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 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12/04/2021 - 30/04/2021
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Coordinator, Legislation and Governance - P5

Philippines, Manila, Manila - World Health Organization

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. 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. UNIT MANDATE: 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. Essential Medicines and Health Technologies (EMT) - EMT supports Member States to strengthen pharmaceutical systems and regulations, including for traditional medicines to ensure equitable access to quality-assured, safe and effective therapies and health technologies and works along with other programmes to accelerate the fight against antimicrobial resistance in the Western Pacific Region. Maternal Child Health and Quality Safety (MCQ) - MCQ supports Member States to improve health systems to provide the best and safest possible health facility services to all people, regardless of race, beliefs, gender, economic and social condition and to ensure UHC serves all people, starting from women and children. Health Law and Ethics (HLE) - HLE supports Member States to understand, develop and implement quality and ethical legal frameworks for health. Grounded in human rights and international good practice standards, legal frameworks for health guide transformative policies and innovative programming.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   Under the guidance and supervision of the Director, Health Systems and Services, the general guidance of the Director of Programme Management (DPM) and in close collaboration with Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO) technical division directors, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities: 1. Provide technical guidance and leadership on health system governance and legislation in the Regional Office and in support of country office teams. 2. Implement the Western Pacific Action Agenda on Strengthening Legal frameworks for Health in the Sustainable Development Goals and review country health system legislation in general and with a specific focus on universal health coverage. 3. Assist Member States in the legislative process related to the development and implementation of national and subnational health policies, stratefies and plans, including problem analysis; development and drafting; implementation; and monitoring of health laws and regulations. 4. Manage and supervise country reviews on legislation and policies in health systems including policies and regulation for different sectors and/or other stakeholders, including COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 public health related legislation. 5. Lead the management of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentarian Forum on Global Health. 6. Lead knowledge management and sharing of experiences and lessons learned in the area of health systems legislation and governance in the Region and beyond. 7. Lead the development of guidance and technical support to Member States on the application of public health ethics and clinical ethics in addressing health priorities. 8. Manage the secretariat activities for the Asia-Pacific National Ethics/Bioethics Committees network, including capacity-building and direct country-support actions.  9. Supervise the capacity-building of knowledge on health law for Member States and WHO staff through the development and maintenance of the Health Law Webtool to provide legal information on a range of health topics in the Wester Pacific Region, and through regional-and country-specifc workshops on governance and legislation. 10. Manage the technical support and guidance of Member States on disability-inclusion within health systems, including through the focus on removing or reducing discrimination within health service delivery. 11. Supervise and coordinate the work of the Health Law and Ethics team in undertaking the abovementioned duties: a. Manage planning, budgeting, implementation, monitoring and reporting of programme area; b. Manage the HLE team to make the best use of the expertise of each member and create a positive environment for joint team efforts; c. Establish close working relationships with WHO headquarters, country offices, other WHO regions, units within DHS, other divisions in the Regional Office and build partnership with development partners, including collaborating centres to support countries' specific requests on legislation planning and policy development.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: Bachelor's degree in health sciences, social sciences or related fields with a master's degree (or higher) in law; or bachelor's degree in law with a master's degree (or higher) in law, health sciences, social sciences or other related fields. Desirable: Postgraduate degree in international development or related areas.   Experience Essential: Minimum ten years of relevant professional working experience, at national and international levels, in the areas of law reform or health governance including the review and development of legislation and regulation. Experience in team management and leadership. Desirable: Experience in law reform related to countries in the Western Pacific Region.   Skills -Ability to conduct health governance analysis. -Capacity to analyse legislative proposals and impact on health and health systems. -Sound knowledge of legal principles for public health. -Communication skills with the ability to present clearly and logically in written and oral form. -Organizational skills with the ability to work within strict deadlines. -Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Driving the Organization to a Successful Future - Ensuring the effective use of resources - Creating an empowering and motivating environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of written and spoken english. Desirable: Intermediate 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 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 3608 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 - 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's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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12/04/2021 - 29/04/2021
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Health Systems Coordinator - P5

Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh - World Health Organization

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 (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.   UNIT MANDATES: 1. 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. 2. Essential Medicines and Health Technologies (EMT)- EMT supports Member States to strengthen pharmaceutical systems and regulations, including for   traditional medicines to ensure equitable access to quality-assured, safe and effective therapies and health technologies and works along with other programmes to accelerate the fight against antimicrobial resistance in the Western Pacific Region. 3. Maternal Child Health and Quality Safety (MCQ) - MCQ supports Member States to improve health systems to provide the best and safest possible health facility services to all people, regardless of race, beliefs, gender, economic and social condition and to ensure universal health coverage serves all people, starting from women and children. 4. Health Law and Ethics (HLE) - HLE supports Member States to understand, develop and implement quality and ethical legal frameworks for health.  Grounded in human rights and international good practice standards, legal frameworks for health guide transformative policies and innovative programming.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   1. Works with senior officials in Cambodia (in the health sector as well as liaising extensively with other sectors) and takes the lead role within WHO, on issues related to service delivery, health systems strengthening and primary health care at multiple levels and with multiple stakeholders in the health care system in Cambodia, including but not limited to: - Health policy development and health planning in the context of a decentralizing health system; - Health services delivery and management at multiple levels, focusing on a people-centric primary health care approach with strong referral system; - Human resources for health planning; - Public health law and regulation needs in an evolving healthcare landscape; - Quality improvement initiatives: - Health financing mechanisms (especially in the context of the new National Social Protection Strategy and updated Social Health Protection masterplan, in order to achieve universal coverage); - National budgeting and financial management processes; - Health Information System, promoting intersectoral coordination of data gathering (including for civil registration purposes with the ministries of interior and planning); - Pharmaceuticals and technologies; - Identification of progress and bottlenecks, and resetting of priorities accordingly; - Studies and recommendations on allocation and generation of financial resources and the use of cost-effectiveness criteria; - Donor and health sector coordination including sector-wide processes in health; - Private-public partnerships in health, particularly strengthening the capacity of the government to play an effective stewardship role in such relationships; and - Provides cross-sectoral support to the technical programmes, in connection to the issues of gender, human rights, equity and social determinants of health. 2. Provides technical support and advice to other WHO staff members and programmes on issued related to health systems, particularly those related to embedding both noncommunicable and communicable disease control within health systems at both central and peripheral levels; 3. Oversees, manages and coordinates the WHO technical inputs that are not provided directly by the staff member, including coordination of technical assistance within the health systems team, as well as across teams in the WHO Country Office; 4. Coordinates and provides technical inputs to Cambodia, other agencies, and other programmes in WHO, in developing proposals for funding in the areas of health systems strengthening (e.g. Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization, Global Funds for AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria) and related areas as required; 5. Negotiates agreed positions on health systems issued with other UN agencies, donor agencies, and other multilateral agencies and/or initiatives in the Region; 6. Follows up emerging issues in allocated GPW Outcomes, and participate in Senior Management Group chaired by the HWO.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: Advanced university degree in a field directly related to health policy, health planning and management, or health financing with a first university degree in a health or health-related field.   Experience Essential: Minimum of ten years'experience in policy development, planning, management or development of health systems dealing with public health issues, including at least five years at national or international level, and at least five years' experience in low-or middle-income countries; proven ability to interact effectively at the political level with multiple high-level stakeholders.   Desirable: Relevant experience in WHO, UN or international organizations.   Skills - Ability to provide sound methodological and technical advice on various aspects of health systems development. - Technical expertise in situational analysis of health systems for planning, monitoring and evaluation and institutional development purposes. - Ability to analyse political contexts and interact and negotiate effectively across multiple interests. -Capable to plan, analyse data and design studies.   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Ensuring the effective use of resources - Driving the Organization to a Successful Future - Creating an empowering and motivating environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert 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 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 2807 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. - 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's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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12/04/2021 - 29/04/2021
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Senior Advisor, Evaluation - P5

United States of America, District of Columbia, Washington D.C. - World Health Organization

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 Planning, Budget and Evaluation (PBE) Department is in charge of PAHO's strategic planning, budget management, performance assessment and evaluation. PBE leads the development of the Organization's six-year Strategic Plan (SP) and biennial Program and Budget (PB), and implementation of PAHO's evaluation policy. It leads the operational planning process, including the elaboration of organizational entities' Biennial Work Plans (BWP), and the Performance Monitoring and Assessment (PMA) process to measure progress towards the goals, objectives and results in the Strategic Plan and Program and Budget, within a framework of Results-Based Management (RBM). PBE also allocates resources to programs and monitors implementation throughout each biennium.  The Planning, Budget and Evaluation Department reports regularly to PAHO's Executive Management and Governing Bodies and to WHO for the Region of the Americas, on planning, budget, performance and evaluation matters, and coordinates the assignment and use of resources within the PAHO Secretariat.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Under the general supervision of the Deputy Director (DD) and the direct supervision of the Director, Planning, Budget and Evaluation (PBE), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to, the following assigned duties: - Provide strategic, policy and operational advice and lead the process for the implementation of the Organization's Evaluation functions; develop mechanisms to include the active participation of relevant entities of the Organization; ensure all evaluation-related products in PAHO are of excellent quality, and contribute to corporate accountability, evidence-based policymaking, organizational learning and performance improvement of technical cooperation; - Develop the PAHO Evaluation Policy; conduct periodic reviews and update document as necessary; - Develop and lead the implementation of the PAHO Evaluation Work Plan covering two years on a rolling basis, to be approved by PAHO's Executive Management (EXM) every six months; - Provide strategic advice and inform the PAHO Director on evaluation-related issues of organization-wide importance; - Liaise with WHO's Evaluation Office and provide support for all Type I (WHO Corporate) evaluations in which PAHO will participate; - Manage all external contracts for Type II (PAHO corporate thematic, programmatic and organizational) evaluations, including issuance of bid solicitations, development of contracts, and verification of satisfactory submission of evaluation reports; - Review all evaluation reports for compliance with the requirements of PAHO's Evaluation Policy; - Ensure the explicit link between evaluation findings and corporate planning and reporting; - Report to the Director and EXM on all evaluation activities in the Organization through the Annual Evaluation Report; - Report to PAHO's Governing Bodies on PAHO's evaluation function as part of the End of Biennium Assessment Reports; - Maintain an online inventory of all evaluations performed in PAHO; - Develop and maintain a system to track and follow up on management responses to evaluations; - Prepare and provide guidance material and advice for the preparation, conduct and follow-up of evaluations; - Develop/improve and maintain information resources and capacity-building activities in evaluation for PAHO staff, including the coordination with evaluation focal points in PAHO entities; - Participate in and contribute to the UN Evaluation Group; - Provide 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 expertise; - Perform other duties, as assigned.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education: Essential: A bachelor's and a master's degree in one of the social sciences, business or public administration, a scientific field, public health or medicine, or in any area related to the functions of the post, from a recognized university. Desirable: Specialized training or a degree in Evaluation would be an asset. In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position.  WHO, only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).  The list can be accessed through the link:  http://www.whed.net/.  PAHO will also use the databases of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation http://www.chea.org and College Navigator, found on the website of the National Centre for Educational Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator to support the validation process.   Experience: Essential: Thirteen years of combined national and international progressively responsible professional experience in the field of evaluation, program management, performance monitoring and assessment, audit, or internal oversight, including supervisory experience. Desirable: Experience performing evaluations in a multilateral institution.  Experience working in a development setting.     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: Express oneself clearly when speaking/Share knowledge - Articulates the Organization's strategic objectives when formulating and delivering information and presentations and adapts presentation methodology to address the needs of different audiences.  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: - Expert theoretical and practical knowledge of corporate evaluation methodologies, planning, monitoring and reporting in the health or social sector, and disciplines related to results-based management, policy analysis and planning. - Thorough theoretical and practical knowledge of evaluation best practices in a multilateral environment, including institutional analysis and reporting. - Broad knowledge and application of the principles for the development of information systems and communication platforms in support of corporate evaluation. - Ability to work independently and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously while producing results.  - Strong interpersonal skills, diplomacy, tact and ability to effectively communicate with personnel at all levels and from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds. - Strong writing and oral skills, including the development of reports and presentations for consideration at the highest levels of the Organization. Languages: Very good knowledge of English or Spanish with a working knowledge of the other language.  Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset. IT Skills: Demonstrated ability to effectively use a computer and utilize software programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook are essential.  Knowledge of information systems and virtual platforms related to planning, monitoring, reporting and follow-up on corporate evaluations would be an asset.   REMUNERATION Annual Salary: (Net of taxes) $89,837.00 + post adjustment Post Adjustment: 49.6% 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 Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. A written test may be used as a form of screening. 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/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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 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12/04/2021 - 30/04/2021
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Medical Officer - P5

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The Department of Global Infectious Hazards Preparedness (GHP) advances global efforts to prevent and control existing and emerging infectious diseases by increasing access to evidence-based interventions; fostering impactful innovation; and leveraging technical, operational and strategic partnerships. In addition, GIH develops global mechanisms to facilitate coordination and collaboration between countries and multi-sectoral partners for catastrophic events of natural, accidental or deliberate origin. The department of Global Infectious Hazards Preparednessis committed to delivering GPW13 Outcome 2.2 Epidemics and pandemics prevented, through: Delivering risk assessment, technical guidance, interventions and control strategies for country impact; Promoting innovation and adoption of new technologiesand aligning and coordinating international action through trusted partnership; Ensuring vulnerable populations have access to life-saving interventions and supplies. The Emerging Diseases and Zoonoses (EZD) team develops strategies, guidance, global mechanisms and interventions to address high threat pathogens responsible for epidemics or pandemics thereby reducing their impact on affected populations and limiting their international spread. This team deals with known emerging and re-emerging high threat pathogens such as zoonotic diseases (for example Nipah virus and Hendra virus); arboviruses (for example zika and chikungunya); respiratory pathogens (for example MERS and plague); and bio-risks (for example smallpox).     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   Within the framework of the delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities:   1. Serve as the lead of WHO's Zika Task Force and coordinate the work of the secretariat for all aspects of control of Zika virus disease, including engagement with internal and external partners to ensure alignment and harmonization of clearly planned activities.   2. Provide technical leadership and authoritative expert advice on WHO's overall technical work on Zika developing a global, evidence-based, comprehensive strategic and operational framework, guidance and establishment of a prioritized and programmatically-relevant research agenda.   3. Lead the technical aspects of resource mobilization activities, coordination of inputs from various WHO departments in line with the Zika global strategic framework and advocate with stakeholders and partners.   4. Establish coordination mechanisms, partnerships and networks to facilitate knowledge-generation and -sharing on all aspects of the virus, the disease, control measures to mitigate the public health impact through identification and prioritization of gaps in knowledge. Develop, implement and monitor progress on the plan of activities through relevant WHO departments.   5. Collaborativtely monitor the risk of Zika and creation of new knowledge, ensure quality of information received from all related fields (maternal and child health, reproductive health, mental health, vector control, immunizations etc) and inform timely senior management to ensure that the Organization is proactively prepared for any the situation.   6. Take a lead role in the collaboration with the transfer of knowledge to the team to develop user-friendly materials for risk communication and training. Establish strong collaborations with other teams/departments at WHO and other partner agencies to cover the various aspects of the public health response to outbreaks.   7. Provide high-level technical support and advise to WHO Regional and Country Offices on the development and implementation of strategic plans to establish and strengthen regional and national control, prevention and response measure for outbreaks of Zika and its consequences.   8. Act as the technical lead in the incident management structure and establish strong collaborations with other teams/departments at WHO and other partner agencies to cover the various aspects of the public health response to outbreaks of Zika.   9. Welcome opportunities to support multi-disciplinary, cross-cutting approaches to work and facilitate participation in such approaches.   10. Perform other related duties including replacing and backstopping as required.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: - Advanced level university degree in medicine, with emphasis on infectious diseases or maternal and child health or epidemiology. Desirable: - Post graduate training in epidemiology, microbiology or infectious diseases.   Experience Essential: - At least 10 years of experience combined working on infectious diseases epidemiology and public health programs for the control and prevention of infectious diseases including on epidemic diseases, some of which should be at a regional or international level. - Proven experience in developing study and research protocols for public health projects related to infectious diseases.   Desirable: - Experience in field research in developing countries. - Experience in epidemic diseases and/or in pandemic diseases. - Proven primary responsibility for managing cross-cutting initiatives involving different departments or organizational entities in a multinational context such as the UN, WHO or similar. - Proven primary responsibility in developing strategies in prevention and control of infectious diseases or public health programs requiring multidisciplinary approaches.   Skills - Theoretical and practical knowledge of global infectious disease epidemiology and risk assessment , in particular epidemic and pandemic diseases. - Proven understanding of the management of acute and urgent public health responses, including infectious disease outbreaks. - Demonstrated effectiveness in building sustained partnerships and working with others in international settings. -  Capacity to work on cross-sectoral projects.   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Moving forward in a changing environment - Producing results   Use of Language Skills Essential: 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 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 6161 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 - 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's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) 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/. 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12/04/2021 - 28/04/2021
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Technical Officer, Risk Communication - P4

Philippines, Manila, Manila - World Health Organization

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The mission of the WHO 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 capacities in outbreaks, emergencies and risk analysis to address all health hazards across the risk 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 capabilities. The objectives of the programme area, Country Health Emergency Preparedness & IHR (CPI), includes the following: to monitor and evaluate country preparedness for health and humanitarian emergencies, to develop country capacity-building plan for countries with critical capacities and to act as the Secretariat of IHR (2005). The CPI prioritizes support to the most vulnerable and low-capacity countries. The intersectoral nature of emergency preparedness entails for CPI a large partnership with other international organizations and the consideration of several global frameworks such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to health, emergencies and disasters, IHR (2005), the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030, the Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Framework, the Performance of Veterinary Services (PVS Pathway), the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, regional strategies such as the Asia Pacific Strategy for Emerging Diseases and Public Health Emergencies (APSED III), the Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response, the European Health Policy, and the regional strategies for disaster risk management. CPI coordinates its activities with international and national initiatives such as the Global Health Security Agenda and Universal Health Coverage 2030. The Preparedness, Readiness and Core Capacity (PCB) is the main hub for technical support to WHO's regional and country offices in their effort to strengthen intersectoral national capacity for the early detection, timely and effective response, to public health emergencies as required under IHR (2005). Working closely with other WHE staff, PCB ensures that needs listed in national action plans are translated into targeted capacity-building in the priority/vulnerable countries.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Within the framework of delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities: 1. Provide support for national capacity development in risk communication in line with the requirements of APSED III and IHR (2005), overseeing the delivery of capacity-building initiatives; 2. Act as risk communication focal point in the WHE Incident Management System during outbreaks and public health emergencies, leading the communication pillar of the Incident Management Support Team, overseeing the development and implementation of risk communication plans as part of response operations, and liaising with the Incident Manager to ensure appropriate risk communication expertise is deployed to the field in a timely manner; 3. Ensure relevant technical guidance documents on risk communications are developed and disseminated to countries; 4. Systematically document, analyse, evaluate and report on progress in risk communication capacity-building, and proactively address gaps and undertake appropriate follow-up actions, such as the development and delivery of relevant training; 5. Using the C4H approach, proactively identify and contribute to the development of communication activities and products in relation to WHO's work with countries on emergency preparedness and response that are accessible, understandable, relevant, credible, timely and actionable for dissemination on the regional website and social media accounts, as well as other relevant platforms; 6. Work with communication counterparts and others as relevant in units of the Regional Office, country offices in the Western Pacific and WHO headquarters to ensure alignment and appropriateness of risk communication strategies; 7. Compile and analyse risk communication experiences and share findings with country, regional and HQ communication colleagues so that best practices benefit WHO's communication network; 8. Initiate and sustain effective professional relationships with key internal stakeholders, participate in building and maintaining information networks as appropriate, within and outside WHE; 9. Participate in the IHR duty officer roster and act as IHR duty officer as required; 10. Upon request, provide technical support, backstopping and gap filling for emergency activities at any level of the Organization or scale of emergency; and 11. Perform other related duties, as requested by supervisor, including provision of support to other areas of work and teams or programme areas, as required.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education Essential: Advanced univerisy degree in communication, public relations, media studies, journalism, international relations, social sciences or related field from a recognized university. Desirable: Advanced degree in public health, international relations, management or other related area. Training in public health, risk communication, health education, health communication or health promotion.   Experience Essential:Minimum of seven years' experience in strategic communication including experience in capacity-building and a history of working at the national and international level, including working on disease outbreaks or emergencies. Proven experience in writing and producing communication material. Desirable: Health sector experience at country and international levels. Relevant work experience in WHO or other UN agencies.   Skills -Excellent interpersonal skills and effective negotiation, facilitation and consensus-building skills. -Excellent organization skills, with the ability to multitask and produce high-quality results under pressure. -Excellent presentation skills and familiarity with digital communications media (social, web, etc). -Ability to 'think outside the box' and make innovative proposals related to risk communication. -Knowledge or understanding of WHO's mandate and goals in the emergency incident management context. -Ability to act with tact discretion and diplomacy. -Ability to work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse cultural and educational backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct. -Demonstrated effectiveness in building sustained partnerships and working with others in international settings. -Ability to produce high-quality written and visual communication materials in English.   WHO Competencies Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond Promoting the Organization's position in health Leadership   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert 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 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 3009 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 - 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's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) 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/. 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12/04/2021 - 28/04/2021
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Human Resources Officer - P2

United States of America, New York, New York - UNICEF

  UNICEF works in some of the world's toughest places, to reach the world's most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And we never give up.   For every child, learning Under the overall guidance of Human Resources Manager, Leadership Development, and in close collaboration with the Chief of Learning and Development and members of team, the Human Resources Officer will develop, coordinate and enhance learning initiatives in support of UNICEF's strategic priorities and learning needs, specifically in the areas of leadership and people skills. The incumbent will support the monitoring, evaluation and reporting of global learning activities as well as contribute to efficient contract and vendor relationship management. Additionally, they would research, track and monitor evolving learning approaches to inform the design of learning solutions with behavioral impact and integrate innovations, and best practices, across UNICEF.   How can you make a difference? Learning Programme Delivery - Provide support to programmes and initiatives that facilitate continuous learning for the organization's senior leaders and leadership pipelines, including learning needs analysis, design, communication, enrollment, delivery, reporting, and evaluation. - Coordinate assigned programmes and initiatives as part of the portfolio supporting onboarding and capability development of senior leaders and the global UNICEF Human Resources community. - Support the delivery of virtual learning solutions to enhance staff capabilities, including providing ad-hoc technical support to virtual learning initiatives.   Contract Management and Budget Monitoring - Contribute to an effective contract management system in the Learning and Development team that underpins learning programmes delivery and the team's relationship with service providers. - Support the HR Manager with contracting of individual consultants and institutional vendors that support learning initiatives related to signature programs for senior leaders across UNICEF.  - Assist in managing the administration and project implementation status of all aspects of external vendor contracts. Monitor that deliverables are aligned with contract specifications for completion and support with follow-up actions to ensure efficient delivery of learning initiatives. - Support budget monitoring and financial expenditures of the team, ensuring compliance with UNICEF rules and regulations, including budget preparation/revision, implementation status, determination position of funding utilization, operational, and financial closures. - Assist the team with coordination of management reporting (periodic, annual etc.) and office management work plan design in alignment with the UNICEF Strategic Plan and organizational frameworks.  Learning Solutions and Digital Platforms - Support the design and delivery of learning solutions (i.e. virtual, instructor-led, lab sessions, e-learning, blended), using user-centered design principles. Conduct research on new and evolving learning tools, approaches and innovations. - Explore evolving learning technology and recommend options for technology-enhanced learning solutions for staff and leadership development. - Curate learning content on learning platforms and in the Learning Management System (Agora) and contribute with ideas on further development. - Support the creation of learning paths in the LMS. - Support social learning and learning communities through digital platforms, and other types of peer-to-peer learning experiences. Learning Analytics and Knowledge Management - Support the enhancement of data collection systems to optimize data quality in support of efficient and relevant learning initiatives within the portfolio. - Collate up-to-date information to support monitoring and decision-making regarding uptake of learning offering and services globally, working collaboratively with all learning focal points to develop regular reports on organizational learning.    - Regularly liaise with HQ Divisions, Regional and Country Offices to support the coordination of learning initiatives globally, maximizing efficiencies and identifying and promoting learning best practices across the organization. - Support the secretariat function for learning network and governance meetings. - Contribute to the mapping of competencies for all UNICEF Human Resources employees, assisting in the development of a comprehensive framework in support of the development of the human resources talent pipeline. To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? - An advanced university degree (Masters) in human resource management, business management, education, psychology, or another related field, is required. - A minimum of two (2) years of professional experience in organizational learning and development is required. Experience in learning technologies, design and delivery would be an advantage. - Experience in supporting the design, administering and working with a Learning Management System is required. Familiarity of working with e-learning development tools would be an advantage. - Experience of working with service providers and contractors and experience in financial and budget monitoring is required. Knowledge of utilizing UN/UNICEF financial and contracting system is an advantage. - Strong research, planning and organizational skills. Ability to identify issues, conduct rigorous research, and make conclusions and recommendations. - Excellent knowledge of information technology systems and tools. - Experience of analyzing data and creating reports to drive process improvements. - Excellent oral and written communication and excel skills. Ability to communicate effectively in a diverse organization tailoring language, tone, style and format to match audience.  - Ability to empathize with clients, staff and managers, while advocating for consistent and equitable applications of promulgated human resources regulations and rules. - Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of an additional UN Language (French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish) is considered an asset.   For every Child, you demonstrate... UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results. To view our competency framework, please visit [here](https://www.unicef.org/careers/media/1041/file/UNICEF's_Competency_Framework.pdf). Click [here](https://www.unicef.org/careers/get-prepared) to learn more about UNICEF's values and competencies. UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization. UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check. Remarks: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. ''Please note that the UNICEF Division of Human Resources may re-locate during 2022, the duty station and timing is not yet confirmed. Interested candidates should be aware that the plans for relocation may affect this position and should only apply if they are flexible to accommodate possible changes.'           ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). 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12/04/2021 - 24/04/2021
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Operations Manager - P4

Mauritius, Port Louis, Port Louis - United Nations Development Programme

  Background UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.   Job Purpose and Organizational Context Under the guidance and supervision of the Resident Representative, the International Operations Manager acts as an advisor to Senior Management on all aspects of the Multi Country Office (CO) management and operations. The International Operations Manager is responsible for strategic financial and human resources management, efficient procurement and logistical services, and ICT and consistency with UNDP rules and regulations. The International Operations Manager ensures consistent service delivery to CO, UNDP programmes and projects and UN common services. The incumbent sets policies and methods to maximize the CO performance in operations demonstrating capacity for innovation and creativity and providing advice to Senior Management on readjustment of the operations to take into account changes in the operating environment as and when needed. The International Operations Manager leads and guides the MCO Operations Team and fosters collaboration within the team and with other UN Agencies consistent with rules and a client-oriented approach. The International Operations Manager works in close collaboration with programme and project teams in the MCO, Resident Coordinator Office, operations staff in other UN Agencies, UNDP HQs staff and Government officials to successfully deliver operations services.     Duties and Responsibilities   Summary of Key Functions: - Ensuring strategic direction of operations; - Financial resources management and supervision of the Finance team; - Human Resources Management and supervision of the HR team; - Efficient procurement and logistical services and supervision of the Procurement team; - information and communication management and supervision of ICT team; - Common services organization and management, establishment of partnerships with other UN Agencies. 1.    As a member of the CO management team, ensures the strategic direction of operations focusing on achievement of the following results: - Compliance of operations with UN/UNDP rules, regulations and policies, implementation of corporate operational strategies, establishment of management targets (BSC) and monitoring achievement of results. - Provision of advice on strategies, policies and plans affecting CO operations, delivery of practice advisory, knowledge and learning services. - Establishment of collaborative arrangements with potential partners, a Client Relationship Management System for resource mobilization purposes and appropriate operational partnership arrangements. - CO business processes mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Finance, Human Resources Management, Procurement, Logistical and ICT services, Results Management. - Constant monitoring and analysis of the operating environment, quick readjustment of the operations, advice on legal considerations and risk assessment. - Knowledge building and sharing with regards to management and operations in the CO, organization of the operations staff trainings, synthesis of lessons learnt/best practices, and sound contributions to UNDP knowledge networks and communities of practice. 2.    Ensures effective and accurate financial resources management and supervision of the Finance team focusing on achievement of the following results: - Proper planning, expenditures tracking and audit of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations, IOM performing the function of Manager Level 2 in Atlas for vouchers and replenishments approval, deals management and bank reconciliations.  Approval of pending disbursements as the "third authority" (cheques, bank transfers, EFT). Approval of bank reconciliations. - Management of cost-recovery system for the services provided by the CO to projects and other UN Agencies. Accurate planning, forecasting and reporting of extra-budgetary income. - Proper management of the contributions management business process and accounting for contributions to ensure that the money due to UNDP is properly identified, consistently and uniformly classified, recorded on a timely basis and received with sufficient supporting documentation. - Organization and oversight of CO cash management processes, including liquidity management, recommendation of imprest level, risk assessment, bank relationship management; timely accounting and reconciliation of all transactions, security for cash assets on site. - Ensures cost recovery from sister agencies and the Resident Coordinator's Office; and the provision of timely and accurate accounts for verification of same - Member of the bank signatory panel. - Routinely monitors financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions, and investigates anomalies or unusual transactions. Informs supervisors and other UNDP staff at Headquarters of the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained and ensure that all financial transactions are identified, recorded and verified in compliance with IPSAS as outlined in the corporate policies and procedures. 3.    Ensures strategic human resources management and supervision of the HR team focusing on achievement of the following results: - CO compliance with corporate human resources policies and strategies. - Optimal staffing of the office and projects. - Oversight of recruitment processes and performance management systems ensuring link of job design with recruitment, performance management and career development. 4.    Ensures efficient procurement and logistical services management and supervision of the Procurement team focusing on achievement of the following results: -   - CO compliance with corporate rules and regulations in the field and management of the CO procurement strategies including sourcing strategy, supplier selection and evaluation, quality management, customer relationship management, e-procurement promotion and introduction, performance measurement. - Management of the CO contract strategy including tendering processes and evaluation, managing the contract and contractor, legal implications. Oversight of procurement processes and logistical services in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations, IOM acting as Manager Level 2 in Atlas for Purchase orders approvals. - Proper management of UNDP assets, facilities and logistical services, including full compliance with IPSAS in the accounting for the procurement, utilization and disposal of the CO's assets. 5.    Ensures forward-looking information and communication management and supervision of ICT team focusing on achievement of the following results: - Maintains a secure, reliable infrastructure environment for ICT and adequately plans for disasters and recoveries. - Use of Atlas functionality for improved business results and improved client services. - Identification of opportunities and ways of converting business processes into web-based systems to address the issues of efficiency and full accountability. - Promotion of different systems and applications for optimal content management, knowledge sharing, information provision and learning including e-registry, web-based office management system, etc. 6.    Ensures proper common services organization and management, establishment of partnerships with other UN Agencies focusing on achievement of the following results: - Elaboration of the strategic approach to implementation of common services in line with the UN reform, the latest developments in common services and the best practices.     Competencies Core Innovation - Ability to make new and useful ideas work. Leadership - Ability to persuade others to follow. People Management - Ability to improve performance and satisfaction. Communication - Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform. Delivery - Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement.   Technical/Functional Client Orientation - Anticipates client needs. Works towards creating an enabling environment for a smooth relationship between the clients and service provider. Demonstrates understanding of client's perspective. Solicits feedback on service provision and quality. Job knowledge/ Technical Expertise - Understands more advanced aspects of primary area of specialization as well as the fundamental concepts of related disciplines. Keeps abreast of new developments in area of professional discipline and job knowledge and seeks to develop him/herself professionally. Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments. Building Partnerships - Effectively networks with partners seizing opportunities to build strategic alliaances relevant to UNDP's mandate and strategic agenda.  Promotes UNDP's agenda in inter-agency meetings. Advocacy - Creates effective advocacy strategies. Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing - Makes the case for innovative ideas documenting successes and building them into the design of new approaches. Identifies new approaches and strategies that promote the use of tools and mechanisms.     Required Skills and Experience   Education: - Master's Degree and 7 years' experience or Bachelor's Degree with Post Graduate Diploma and 9 years' experience - in Business Administration, Public Administration, Finance, Economics or related field. Experience: - Relevant experience at the national and international level in providing management advisory services and/or managing staff and operational systems and establishing inter-relationships among international organization. - At least 4 years demonstrated experience working in a country/field office setting with a multi-country/ or multi-locational/ context - At least 4 years of demonstrated professional work experience in operations and administration, including at least three years in a major national/international organization at manager/supervisor level, preferably in the field. - Demonstrated experience working in a SIDS context - Demonstrated knowledge and experience of key enterprise risk corporate accountability systems and tools such as Microsoft PowerBI - Experience in the usage of computers and Microsoft office software packages, and handling of web-based management systems. - Experience of accrual accounting, IPSAS or IFRS is desirable. Language Requirements: - Fluency in written and spoken English is required; - Knowledge of French an advantage.           ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________  

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