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UNICEF: UNYV in Nutrition, Addis Ababa [ETH]

Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Addis Ababa - UNICEF
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Are you a young Swiss professional interested in contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? Have you always wanted to obtain an insight into the work of UN organisations at field level, gain valuable work experience in international cooperation, and on top of that dive into a different culture?   The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) finance this position for Swiss nationals within [the UN Youth Volunteers (UNYV) Programme](https://www.cinfo.ch/fr/unyv).   Selected volunteer will work in a priority country of SDC employed by a United Nations agency. The assignments will start in April 2021.   Description of Assignment (DoA) The UNYV will support the preparation, design and updating of the situation analysis for the nutrition sector(s). This will ensure comprehensive and current data on maternal and child nutrition is available to guide policy development and the design and management of nutrition programmes/projects.   He/she will keep abreast of development trends to enhance programme management, efficiency and delivery.   Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Nutrition, the UNYV will assist in formulating, design and prepare a sector of the nutrition programme proposal.   SDG 2. Zero Hunger   Please read the full description of assignment. University graduates may apply if they: - Are Swiss Nationals (C permit not included) - Are born on or after April 1, 1992 - Have completed a Master's degree in one of the following fields: nutrition, public health, nutritional epidemiology, Biostatistics, global/international health  and nutrition, health/nutrition research, policy and/or management, health sciences, bioinformatics, Monitoring and evaluation, nutritional epidemiology, or another health-related science field. A combination of Nutritional/ Health Sciences with Biostatistics, Health Informatics and or Nutritional Epidemiology, Monitoring and Evaluation. - Have more than three months and ideally one year of relevant work experience - Are proficient in English and have knowledge of two official Swiss languages. - Have a demonstrated interest and/or experience in Nutritional Sciences/ Health informatics or Information sciences. - Previous experience as a volunteer and/or experience of another culture, (i.e. studies, volunteer work, internship) would be highly regarded. - Previous exeperience in programme management, monitoring and evaluation and reporting in questions related to international cooperation, development, human rights, peace promotion or humanitarian politics. Candidates are expected to be geographically mobile, able to adjust to difficult living conditions and accept substantial changes in their assignment description.

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14/01/2021 - 07/02/2021
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Coordinator, Health Systems - P5

Jordan, Amman, Amman - World Health Organization
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State's health priorities, sustainable development agendas and harmonized with the United Nations country teams and partners to improve health outcomes and progress towards achieving Universal Health Coverage.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES The incumbent will perform the following duties:1. Lead the creation of policy dialogue platform around health system development with focus on national health sector policies, strategies and plans and health financing/universal coverage to ensure that health is integral part to the national development strategy.2. Build the capacity of MOH leadership and national team to be able to engage in an effective technical and policy dialogue with stakeholders, in advocating for the health agenda and health financing/universal coverage and in undertaking an in-depth policy analysis to identify the national public health priorities.3. Oversee the establishment of effective mechanisms for capturing population needs and expectations, inter-alia by organising surveys, focus group discussions, review of the media reports, political consultations, e.g. organising forums such as national health assemblies.4. Review the on-going health sector reform agenda and its implementation to better understand the existing challenges and gaps; and generate adequate evidence and intelligence for policy development.5. Lead and ensure regular assessment of where the country stands in terms of UHC and how (well) the health financing system is functioning through country-led analysis of the institutional design, organization and operation of the health financing systems.6. Chair the discussions around the health sector through the United Nation Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF) in Jordan and through the donor forum with the purpose of placing the health agenda among the national government priorities.7. Advise on the development/costing of long to medium term national health sector strategies and translation of the same to annual operational plans, and setting up mechanisms for monitoring and evaluation.8. Promote health system thinking among the senior MOH officials and advise on weaknesses in local capacity on health system concepts, building blocks and functional linkages; guide national planning processes and advocate for inclusiveness in the decision making process.9. Advocate for aid effectiveness through promoting measures such as alignment of international assistance with the national health sector strategic plan; and in this regard use the instrument such as International Health Partnership.10. In partnership with stakeholders promote and support the introduction of health in all policies approach to broaden the vision for the health sector and define strategic action for addressing inequities in health.11. Lead participatory forums such as thematic technical groups and other experts' groups; round tables; civil society forums; working groups, etc. in the context of national health sector plans and strategies.12. Manage the implementation of different WHO/UHC partnership activities; review and approve project reports and related documentation, ensuring regular update on the project progress.13. Advise counterparts and policymakers and other key stakeholders in the government and non-government sectors on critical issues related to the development of national health systems.14. Organize and promote the experience exchange through workshops among countries involved in this programme on their experience regarding the development of health financing strategies/policies, the implementation of reforms and other related experiences.15. Proactively promote resource mobilization activities by developing/overseeing project proposals reflecting health priorities in the country, monitoring evaluation and timely donor reporting.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: Master's degree in public health and/or health economics. Desirable: PhD in health policy/system and an in-depth study of the health system and policy process in the context of developing countries.   Experience Essential: At least 10 years' experience at national and international levels in supervisory and advisory role including experience in health system and policy development in developing countries Desirable: A good knowledge of health system and the policy process. Previous experience of working with UN is desirable.     Skills Extensive knowledge of WHO's policies and programs and ability to interpret and adapt these in relation to country needs. Expert knowledge and understanding of national health systems and the universal coverage goals, and proven skills to lead and undertake health system analysis and policy dialogue; sound understanding of health financing systems and health financing analysis desirable. Ability to write concise reports and draft strategic and operational plans. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with international and national staff at all levels.     WHO Competencies Enhanced WHO Global Competency Model: https://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua= (1) Teamwork (2)Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences (3)Communication (4) Promoting WHO's position in health leadership (5) Ensuring the effective use of resources (6) Creating an empowering and motivating environment   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 88,162 (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 3313 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. - Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line through Stellis. For assessment of your application, please ensure that:  (a) Your profile on Stellis is properly completed and updated;  (b) All required details regarding your qualifications, education and training are provided; (c) Your experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time. (d)Kindly note that CVs/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible         ________________________________________________________________________ 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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18/01/2021 - 28/01/2021
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Finance Officer Unitaid - P4

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME Unitaid is a multilateral partnership hosted by the World Health Organization. Unitaid is focused on making a unique and impactful contribution to the global response against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria in developing countries. It catalyses improvements for the larger response through forward-looking and time-limited investments that are designed to increase access to better, more effective and more affordable health products (i.e. preventatives, medicines and diagnostics). These investments typically target market-based interventions such as price reductions, improvements in quality and supply, and the introduction of innovative products more suitable for the populations in need.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES The role of the Senior Finance Officer is to : 1. Support Budget Planning and Management:            - Design of budget tools and processes- Coordination of budget planning, including support for presentation to senior management and the FAC and               Board;            - Support to budget approval process;            - Support to budget monitoring and revision;            - Prepare regular and ad hoc reports.  2. Ensure integrity and timeliness of financial reporting, including coordination of the External Audit:             -Accounting and analysis, using GSM system of WHO;             - Financial Statements preparation in accordance with IPSAs;             - Coordination in External Audit and responding to audit queries and reports. 3.Coordinate Cash Management and monitoring of services provided by WHO on investment and Foreign Exchange:            - Ensure letter of agreement with WHO Treasury covers all necessary areas and monitor its implementation;            - Coordinate preparation of cash flow plan in various currencies and interface with Treasury as needed, including for investment arrangement;            - Follow upon donor receivables or expected receipts with Resource Mobilization; coordinates with treasury as needed;            - Coordinate forex arrangements for donor receivables and monitor monthly hedging results on a short term and long term basis for receivables and               salaries;            - Verify calculation of interest apportionment;            - Coordinate periodic reviews of management of Unitaid's trust fund. 4. Supervise the Procurement Officer/Procurement Assistant, Finance Team Assistant and Facilities and Administration Assistant, setting appropriate objectives and work standards, providing appropriate guidance, support and feedback;            - Ensure continued motivation and learning, and provide relevant information to carry out responsibilities diligently. 5. Ensure proper Financial Data management.       - Coordinate the management of the shared finance drive on behalf of the finance team;       - Ensure all data under direct area of responsibility is accurate and easily accessible.       - Monitor allocation of GSM roles in Unitaid and request adjustments as needed to ensure proper internal control. 6. Other Responsibilities- Represent Unitaid Finance at the Budget and Finance Officer (BFO) meetings organized by WHO Finance, and liaise with colleagues accordingly. Identify areas for improvement in processes, approaches and policies/guidelines directly related to areas of responsibility. Participate in the formulation of improvements and help implement the agreed recommendations. Participate in cross functional task forces and committees. Take on any other tasks related to the overall work of the finance department in agreement with the supervisor.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: Advanced level degree in business, commerce or accounting or related area or 1st Level degree in any subject plus a Professional qualification in accounting, audit financial planning(e.g. CA, CIA, CIPFA, CPA, ACCA). Desirable: Professional qualification in accounting, audit or financial planning (e.g. CA, CPA, ACCA).   Experience Essential: At least seven years in a role related to finance, budgets or grants, working with various internal clients or users. Included in these 7, at least three years in a supervisory/managerial position. Demonstrated knowledge of WHO financial systems, especially GSM. Desirable: Experience in the international public or non-profit sector. Experience in financial analysis, extensive handling of financial data or external audit. Experience with an ERP, preferably Oracle based. Working knowledge of treasury function.   Skills Mandatory competencies 1. Technical Expertise 2. Overall attitude at work 3. Creating an empowering and motivating environment-Ability to deliver within a set quality standard and within set deadlines-High level of integrity and commitment to professional responsibilities-Good planning and organizational skills, ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities-Strong analytical and problem solving skills-Ability to present financial information effectively-Initiative and ability to work independently- Capacity and willingness to work as a team player, take direction and share information with fellow staff members-Ability to work effectively with internal and external clients-Capacity to question one's work, and seek continual improvement-Demonstrated attention to detail.     WHO Competencies Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Producing results Promoting innovation and organizational learning Creating an empowering and motivating environment   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 73,516 (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 5483 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. - As a WHO staff member assigned solely and exclusively to support this Partnership, selected staff will have no right of reassignment or transfer outside the Partnership either during or at the end of his/her appointment, including pursuant to WHO Staff Rule 1050. (This does not apply to WHO fixed-term staff members reassigned from a non-Partnership position.) - UNITAID is a partnership hosted and administered by WHO, located outside WHO premises in Le Pommier, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex.       ________________________________________________________________________ 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? 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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18/01/2021 - 05/02/2021
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HR Officer - P3

Congo, Brazzaville, Brazzaville - World Health Organization
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The objectives of the Human Resources Management Unit are to design and implement strategies, programmes and client services covering integrated talent management, workforce planning, staff/management relations, staff health and wellbeing, and compliance, for the WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) and offices and sub/offices in 47 countries in the African region. These will ensure the organization's ability to acquire, engage, develop, deploy and retain the talents needed to deliver public health outcomes agreed to and/or expected by Members States and other stakeholders. Under the General Management and Coordination (GMC) Cluster's new service delivery model for the Human Resources organization, the Recruitment/ Classification sub Unit has been designed on a customer-focussed pattern of organization to provide dedicated, business-partnering and one-stop-shop? HR services to the Technical Clusters in the Regional Office based in Brazzaville or in the country office.   PURPOSE OF THE POSITION The post functions as one of three business partners and HR Generalists in the Recruitment/Classification sub-unit, providing strategic and end-to-end, HR client services to designated Clusters in Brazzaville. These services comprise, primarily, human resources planning, job classification, selection and recruitment, contract administration coordination, entitlements management and staffing issues. The incumbent will bring value to the HR role within the new service delivery model by applying a proactive, solution-focused approach to cases and will propose and implement measures to ensure the provision of timely and efficient services. The generalist HR Officer will be providing HR advice, guidance and services for the designated clients.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES The incumbent will be responsible for the following functions: - Implement the HR strategy for the clusters of focus including workforce and succession plans keeping abreast of turnover due to separations, reassignments and retirements of staff; - Provide HR policy advisory services to the HR staff and management within Clusters of focus; - Build a strong and valued business relationship with the Cluster management and staff engaging them to deliver jointly strategic HR objectives and move the business model forward; - Provide advice on recruitment and selection processes, in line with the Harmonized selection policies, leading to timely sourcing, selection and placement of required talent. Initiates transparent and competitive recruitment and selection processes in Stellis (review of job descriptions, provision of input to job classification process, vacancy announcement, longlisting, shortlisting, interviews and step determination); - Manage the non-staff recruitment for consultants, interns, SSAs, secondees etc; - As the knowledge management focal point for the unit, establish and maintain an electronic, central filing system for all the unit files; - In liaison with ITM, coordinate the tools and systems for the unit, such as docushare etc; - Collaborate with Programme Administrative Officers in the planning, resource allocation and status of HR plans; - Brief newly recruited staff on employment conditions and entitlements; guide them on their contractual status and attend to all queries related to the onboarding process including organizing orientation sessions; - Liaising with the Staff Development Team provides advice on learning & development options for staff. Provides guidance on options for learning delivery; - Provide advice on position descriptions and ensure all positions are updated and properly classified in the Global Management System (GSM); - Supervise a team of HR Assistants and develop their capacities to achieve performance excellence and high team morale. As a new team, continuously develop their necessary competencies to successfully deliver objectives; - Back-up the HR Officer or Team Leader covering their respective portfolios.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education Essential: First university degree in human resources management, business or public administration, administrative law or any of the behavioral sciences, or (for WHO staff only) equivalent in training and self-study. Desirable: Training in recruitment processes, staff benefits and entitlements or any other HR specialized area.   Experience Essential: Minimum five (5) years of experience in Human Resource Management in an international organization, including supervision of staff. Desirable: Good knowledge of WHO Human Resources management and end-to-end business processes as designated in the Global Management System or similar ERP systems. Experience in project management, ideally in the UN system and/or a public health context. Relevant field experience in a multi-cultural environment.   Skills Ability to interpret Staff Rules and HR policies and determine staff entitlements; Ability to counsel and communicate effectively; Demonstrated ability to act independently and exercise sound judgment; Skills in electronic, information management. Proficient in standard office software.   WHO Competencies 1. Teamwork 2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences 2. Communication 4. Producing results 5. Creating an empowering and motivating environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: Excellent knowledge of English or French. Desirable: Working knowledge of the other.   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 60,962 (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 3251 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). 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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18/01/2021 - 05/02/2021
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Medical Officer - P4

Somalia, Nugal, Garowe - World Health Organization
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   To reduce morbidity and mortality attributable to vaccine preventable diseases byimplementing routine immunization, supplemental immunization activities andintroduction of new vaccines in accordance with established technicalguidelines and in line with the Global and regional Vaccine Action Plans.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   The incumbent will perform the following duties: 1. Collaborate with Member States to transition WHO-supported vaccine preventable disease surveillance sites/systems to government-supported institutions. Develop national guidelines and indicators. 2. Prepare and follow-up plans of action for supplemental immunization including, MNT campaigns, measles SIAs and surge activities including localized campaigns to boost RI. 3. Conduct field studies to estimate burden of disease and monitor the impact of the program activities. 4. Provide technical guidance investigations and response to outbreaks of vaccine preventable diseases. 5. Provide technical support for the development of the Expanded Programme on Immunization plan in Somalia and assist regional states through the provision of technically sound advice to strengthen the evaluation and monitoring of immunization activities. 6. Establish collaborative and consultative models of policy dialogue and resource mobilization for immunization with stakeholders, donors, and funding agencies. 7. Analyze data and information on Expanded Programme on Immunization and provide feedback to stakeholders on the impact of newly introduced vaccines in the national immunization schedule of the country and submit project proposals for the extension of existing health-care networks and the strengthening the existing systems. 8. Promote research in vaccines, including the coordination of clinical trials of new vaccines of relevance to the country. 9. Develop and disseminate guidelines for evaluation of the impact of newly introduced vaccines in the national immunization schedule. 10. Develop programs for capacity building in the area of Immunization and Vaccine preventable diseases surveillance and the management and implementation of the related activities. 11. Serve as a technical resource to the public concerning sustainable Immunization and VPDs outbreaks; respond to inquiries and provide detailed and technical information concerning related principles, practices, issues, measures, techniques and procedures. 12. Liaise with national counterparts, technical departments at RO and with donor and development partners (UN and bilateral) to harmonize recommendations on policies and strategies related to vaccine-preventable diseases in Somalia and resolve issues or concerns.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: Master's degree in a Health-related science (medicine or public health) with specialization in immunization or vaccine relevant areas.   Experience Essential: At least seven years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of immunization and vaccine development programmes. Within this experience demonstrated professional experience at the international level evaluating vaccine preventable diseases and immunization programmes. Desirable: First hand working experience in a developing nation.   Skills -Sound knowledge of country level situations with regard to vaccine-preventable diseases andimmunization programmes, their development and management with good understanding of relevant country needs, priorities and policies, along with WHO's policies, practices, guidelines and procedures in the related areas andability to apply them in the countryoffice setting. -Excellent knowledge of disease burden and surveillance forvaccine preventable diseases. -Sound knowledge of immunization programmes, diseaseburden and surveillance for vaccine preventable diseases and in-depth knowledgeof measles control, new vaccines introduction as well global and regionalvaccine action. -Ability to conduct research and analyze results, identify issues, formulate opinions, makeconclusions and recommendations for clinical trials of new vaccines. -Ability to review and revise policies andobjectives of assigned program and activities. -Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy. -Excellent knowledge of Health care systems andsafety regulations. -Public speaking techniques and excellent drafting and communication skills. -Commitment toimplementing the goal of gender equality by ensuringthe equal participation and fullinvolvement of women and men in all aspects ofwork.   WHO Competencies WHO global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1 -Teamwork -Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences -Communication -Producing results -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 Local 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 73,516 (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 2659 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. - Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line.   For assessment of your application, please ensure that your profile on Stellis is updated; all experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time.  Kindly note that CV/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible.       ________________________________________________________________________ This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:    - 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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18/01/2021 - 04/02/2021
New!

EOI & Internal Vacancy - Chief Health - P5

Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa, Kinshasa - UNICEF
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

  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, health In spite of its vast physical size and limitless natural resources, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is one of the poorest countries in the world, ranking 176th out of 188 countries in the 2015 human development report. Child poverty is widespread, particularly in conflict-affected and hard-to reach areas. According to a recent UNICEF study, 80 percent of children aged zero to 15 years old experience at least two major child rights deprivations. Despite sustained growth in recent years, the size of DRC's economy remains far too small to provide enough government revenue to meet the basic needs of the population, children in particular. Since 2016, political instability, the persistence of conflicts in Eastern DRC and a sharp fall in global commodity prices have been aggravating factors. DRC is one of the over 190 countries and territories around the World where UNICEF works to overcome the obstacles that poverty, violence, disease and discrimination place in a child's path.   How can you make a difference to UNICEF in DRC? The UNICEF DRC Office is looking to recruit to the post of Chief Health (P-5) to be based in the Kinshasa office. The Chief Health is responsible for the development, design, planning, implementation and management of the programme of Child Survival within the Country Programme and administering a programme budget totaling more than USD 60 million per annum. As head of section, directs a significant group of professional and support staff to develop and administer the Child Survival Programme throughout DRC, with a view to integrating gender equality across all aspects of the country programme. The Chief Health Contributes to create synergy partnerships which reinforce other organizations ? including other UN Agencies ? SDGs strategic directions in areas where UNICEF has primary responsibility or comparative advantage such as interrelated areas of maternal, newborn, and child health.   Expected Key Results: Your Specific Responsibilities, Duties, and Tasks - Supervises the activities leading to the completion of the Situation Analysis for the Child Survival programme, and its periodic update.  Formulates Child survival programme goals and objectives and develops strategies. Supervises preparation of the Child survival inputs to the Country Programme Document and related documents, such as the Country Programme Management Plan/IB, and Country Programme Action Plan, Annual Work Plan, etc. - Provides leadership, guidance, and direction for programme management and evaluation of the Child Survival programme through periodic meetings, individually and in groups, with the various Child Survival team members Head of sub-offices and out-post health/nutrition staff.  Ensures exchanges of information, experience, identifies new strategies and courses of action to accelerate/improve delivery of services and achieve programme requirements and objectives. - As head of a large section, responsible for the overall development and establishment of a national and provincial work plans, monitoring compliance, and providing support and guidance to ensure objectives are met. This entails identification of internal human resource requirements, training and performance planning and monitoring. - As part of the senior management team, ensures the integration of the Child Survival programme with other sectors in all stages of the programming process, (i.e., the Situation Analysis, CPR, programme strategy, planning, monitoring and evaluation, and courses of action for achievement of programme objectives). - Interacts with the government and other partners, NGO's, UN and bilateral agencies in the different stages of programme implementation, to follow up on the implementation of recommendations and agreements.  Provides technical support, orientation and guidance to government officials, technicians, partners and heads of sub-offices on appropriate technical and institutional capacity-building measures, to achieve programme goals and expand coverage of services. - In coordination and collaboration with other professional colleagues, establishes and develops effective information and reporting systems to monitor and evaluate the impact of the programme and the achievement of targeted goals. Ensures the development of effective communication materials and strategies to support advocacy and social mobilization efforts. - Monitors developments at the international, regional and provincial levels; develops methodologies and new approaches for improving programme effectiveness.  Participates in programme workshops and consultations at the regional and country levels to exchange knowledge, ideas, and approaches. - Conducts field assessment visits for evaluating programme effectiveness, identifying problems and instituting remedial measures. Provide technical assistance and managerial support to support sub-offices for the implementation of provincial child survival programme. - Monitors the overall planning and disbursement of programme funds for the Child Survival ensuring they are properly administered, liquidated and utilized in accordance with the Plan of Action and the programme budget allotment. - Prepares and submits timely progress/status reports required for management, Board, donors, budget reviews, programme monitoring and evaluation, annual reports, etc.   To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have? - Advanced degree in Social Sciences or a related technical field and Master degree in Public Health. Preferably with specialized training in health planning, health and nutrition education, health care system management, HIV/AIDS prevention, or epidemiology), Child Development,  Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines. - Ten years progressively, responsible professional work experience at the national and international levels in programme planning and management in a related field, with emphasis on strategic planning. - Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset. - Fluency in French and English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish)  is 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. The functional competencies required for this post are... ?  Leading and Supervising    [ III ]                         ?  Formulating Strategies and Concepts [ III ]   ?  Analyzing   [ III]    ?  Relating and Networking [ III ]   ?  Deciding and Initiating Action [ III ]   ?  Persuading and Influencing [ II ] In addition to the required functional competencies listed above, the following are the functional competencies specified by Health Section, PD, NYHQ.   ?  Decisiveness [ II ]                  ?  Tact [ II ]                        ?  Flexibility [ III ]   ?  Group Facilitation [ III ]         ?  Managing stress [ III ]   ?  Planning, setting standard and monitoring work [ III ] View our competency framework at http://www.unicef.org/about/employ/files/UNICEF_Competencies.pdf 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. 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18/01/2021 - 22/01/2021
New!

WASH Project Manager, Generic

Switzerland, Vaud, Lausanne - Medair International
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Role and Responsibilities Plan, develop, monitor and evaluate the assigned WASH project(s). Assess WASH needs, design projects, write proposals and initiate and effectively manage and report on projects in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget. Provide technical support, leadership and strategic direction; meet quality standards in WASH delivery, encourage beneficiary participation, liaise with other stakeholders and manage and train WASH staff. Project Overview Emergency Relief and Recovery projects in countries of high vulnerability. Workplace Generic Field Vacancies are based in a capital city or main field base in our programmes in [Afghanistan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/afghanistan-en/), [Bangladesh](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/bangladesh/), [D.R. Congo](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/dr-congo/), [Jordan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/jordan/), [Lebanon](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/lebanon/), [Madagascar](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/madagascar/), [Somalia](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/somalia-en/), [South Sudan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/south-sudan/), [Sudan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/sudan/), [Syria](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/syria/) and [Yemen](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/yemen/). Starting Date / Initial Contract Details This position is not currently open, but frequently required in the Field. Normally ranges from (a minimum of) 12 months to 2 years, 100% Key Activity Areas WASH Project Management   - Manage the assigned projects to meet the project objectives within budget and allotted time frame. - Provide strong leadership of the assigned WASH projects, working to ensure both short / long-term positive impacts and outcomes for the beneficiaries, local authorities and local WASH staff. - Develop and implement an appropriate and effective WASH strategy, setting clear objectives and indicators, for WASH activities in consultation with other WASH staff and field managers, and, where appropriate, with the local communities. - Continuously monitor and supervise WASH activities, overseeing the technical design, execution and evaluation of progress through outputs and impacts using both quantitative and qualitative data. - Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability. - Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities according to Medair, donor and other applicable timeframes and formats. - Develop new proposals, linked to the country strategy, in conjunction with the relevant field managers. Staff Management   - Line-manage the WASH Manager(s) of the assigned project(s), including day-to-day management, development and training, appraisals, etc. - Facilitate regular staff meetings to ensure awareness of project objectives, and opportunity for feedback. - Provide staff coaching and technical supervision to develop ownership / responsibility for WASH activities. Financial Management   - Manage the WASH budget for the assigned project(s) and ensure all expenses are according to budget and meet Medair standards with regard to financial management, including accountability and good governance. Communication and Coordination   - Develop and maintain appropriate, regular, transparent and supportive communication structures with the assigned WASH team, Medair in-country and HQ WASH managers and advisors and other relevant stakeholders (e.g. beneficiaries, community leaders, local and national government officials, UN agencies and other NGOs), with the objective of ensuring good cooperation and partnerships. - Participate in WASH coordination meetings and other working groups or meetings as required, representing Medair and feeding back to the WASH staff and field managers on relevant issues. Logistics   - Liaise, as necessary, with the WASH, logistics and finance staff to ensure items are procured, transported, stored, managed and accounted for correctly. Quality Management   - Ensure WASH projects are implemented in line with donor proposals and requirements and in accordance with Medair, donor, country and international standards i.e. Sphere and HAP standards. Before you apply Please ensure you are fully aware of the: - Medair organisational [values](https://www.medair.org/jobs/our-culture/). - Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, [Medair's accountability policies and best practices](https://www.medair.org/accountability/). - [Key Profiles & Benefits Package](https://www.medair.org/jobs/international-staff/) provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS). - Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course [(ROC)](https://www.medair.org/jobs/roc/) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).   Application Process To apply, go to this vacancy on our [Medair page](https://www.medair.org/positions/wash-project-manager-generic/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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18/01/2021
New!

Health Project Manager, Generic

Switzerland, Vaud, Lausanne - Medair International
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Role and Responsibilities To effectively manage the health project in line with the objectives, timeframe and budget laid down in the current proposal and meet Medair quality standards and the BPHS. To ensure that beneficiary participation is enhanced in all phases of the project. To manage and train the PHC team and locally recruited health staff. To anticipate, plan, and share in the development of new health project proposals. Project Overview Emergency Relief and Recovery projects in countries of high vulnerability. Workplace Generic Field Vacancies are based in a capital city or main field base in our programmes in [Afghanistan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/afghanistan-en/), [Bangladesh](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/bangladesh/), [D.R. Congo](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/dr-congo/), [Jordan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/jordan/), [Lebanon](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/lebanon/), [Madagascar](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/madagascar/), [Somalia](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/somalia-en/), [South Sudan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/south-sudan/), [Sudan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/sudan/), [Syria](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/syria/) and [Yemen](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/yemen/). Starting Date/Initial Contract Details This position is not currently open, but frequently required in the Field. Normally ranges from (a minimum of) 12 months to 2 years, 100% Key Activity Areas Technical / Management   - Develop and manage a comprehensive activity plan covering the time frame of the project proposal. - Ensure the quality and sustainability of the project outputs. - Conduct regular monitoring and evaluation assessments against project objectives. - Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities (monthly, quarterly and final reports). - Support the Programme Coordinator and CD in the development of new proposals. - Support the health sector by the improvement and further design of the technical sector on approved and appropriate health practices. Logistics and Administration   - Coordinate with the logistics department and ensure all health project related equipment is available on site in a timely fashion. - Coordinate with the administration department to ensure accurate accounting of project finances as well as effective cash-flow. - Ensure that health project stocks are managed, transported and maintained correctly. Staff Management   - Oversee all staff based in the health project including recruitment, - appraisal, management, general well-being, job descriptions, work schedules, discipline etc. in coordination with the Projects Coordinator. - Provide training to all National staff in the health sector (within budget and operational constraints) so as to ensure ownership and full local responsibility of all health activities. - To facilitate regular project meetings to assist information sharing between project staff and to ensure that all staff members are well aware of project objectives and current work plan. Communications and Public Relations   - To maintain a transparent, honest and supportive communication structure within the Medair team. - Develop and maintain relationships with local authorities, churches and NGO's on site, with the objective of raising public awareness of Medair and ensuring good co-operation and partnerships. - Contribute to Medair's private fundraising and public awareness campaigns by supplying the FCO or the International HQ Marketing team with beneficiary stories and photos, as well as project updates etc. Security Management   - To be responsible for the safety and security of Medair health assets and personnel on site of operations. - To adhere to the security guidelines employed by Medair on site. Quality Management   - To promote and use the e-library, ensuring the standardised formats are used and guidelines followed. - Ensure health projects are implemented in accordance with Medair, donor, field, and international standards. Qualifications   - Higher level qualification in a technical field; BSc/MSc in Management desirable. - Medical doctor or senior nurse with public health or tropical health qualification desirable. - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written). - Working knowledge of French (spoken and written). - Arabic, Dutch, French or / and German an asset. Experience   - 2 years minimum experience post qualification. - 1 year overseas experience in relief work with an NGO, having worked preferably in the health sector desirable. - Able to prioritise clearly; able to enforce procedures; able to oversee multiple tasks. - Good interpersonal skills; clear communicator. - Good negotiation skills, especially in the context of another culture. - Advanced planning, assessment and analytical skills desirable. Working Conditions This is a field-based position and working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced.   Before you apply Please ensure you are fully aware of the: - Medair organisational [values](https://www.medair.org/jobs/our-culture/). - Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, [Medair's accountability policies and best practices](https://www.medair.org/accountability/). - [Key Profiles & Benefits Package](https://www.medair.org/jobs/international-staff/) provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS). - Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course [(ROC)](https://www.medair.org/jobs/roc/) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).   Application Process To apply, go to this vacancy on our [Medair page](https://www.medair.org/positions/health-project-manager-generic/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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18/01/2021
New!

Nutrition Manager, Generic

Switzerland, Vaud, Lausanne - Medair International
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Role & Responsibilities Assist and supervise the direct implementation of CMAM nutrition programming which includes screening, clinical management of severe/moderate acute malnutrition in both children under 5 and pregnant and lactating women, community involvement and behaviour change communication to caretakers at the clinic level. They provide supervision and training to local staff to allow them to implement the programmes. The Nutrition Manager is also in charge of writing reports and maintaining data records, assisting with ensuring adequate stocks, providing training to local staff as needed, and monitoring of the overall health and nutrition situation for malnourished children under five years and pregnant and lactating women. Project Overview Medair implements decentralized nutrition services for outpatient therapeutic feeding and targeted supplementary feeding for children < 5yrs and pregnant lactating women and infant and young child feeding (IYCF) messaging. Workplace Generic Field Vacancies are based in a capital city or main field base in our programmes in [Afghanistan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/afghanistan-en/), [Bangladesh](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/bangladesh/), [D.R. Congo](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/dr-congo/), [Jordan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/jordan/), [Lebanon](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/lebanon/), [Madagascar](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/madagascar/), [Somalia](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/somalia-en/), [South Sudan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/south-sudan/), [Sudan](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/sudan/), [Syria](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/syria/) and [Yemen](https://www.medair.org/what-we-do/yemen/). Starting Date /Initial Contract Details This position is not currently open, but frequently required. Contract length normally ranges from (a minimum of) 12 months to 2 years, 100% Key Activity Areas Nutrition Management - Be responsible for the implementation, management and support of the CMAM programme. - Conduct regular supervision in the nutrition clinic sites to support staff with on the job training when able and ensuring quality of service delivery. - Provide training for local staff in line with the appropriate national and international guidelines. - Manage medical complications of malnourished children with the involvement of clinical staff. - Implement participatory Behaviour Change Communication methods in nutrition project in coordination with the Psychosocial support team. - Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability. - Ensure accurate and timely reporting of activities for internal and external reports. Staff Management - Assist in the recruitment of local field staff within the intervention location following all HR policies of Medair and the local Government. - Line manages and oversees the nutrition staff including recruitment, day-to-day management, development and training, performance management, etc. - Ensure the assigned nutrition team members receive relevant and appropriate supervision, mentoring and training in order to develop their personal and professional skills, knowledge and understanding. Financial Management - Work with the Project Manager and the Project Support Manager to manage finances within the project and payment of salaries. - Coordinate and oversee petty cash requirements, ensuring all required paperwork is completed accurately and in a timely manner. Communication and Coordination - Represent Medair at relevant local level coordination meetings involving local authorities, UN agencies and other NGOs. Logistics - Manage the correct and timely ordering of needed stocks and supplies to the field location in coordination with the Project Manager and logistics responsible person. - Manage all stocks within the field locations ensuring proper stock management systems are in place. - Monitor expiration dates of all stocks in the field locations to ensure timely use or redistribution to other Medair programmes/other appropriate parties. Quality Management - Implement relevant policies relating to nutrition service delivery including Sphere and HAP standards. - Participate as requested in Medair internal workshops and distance learning sessions. Team Spiritual Life - Reflect the values of Medair with team members, local staff, beneficiaries, and external contacts. - Work, live, and pray together in our Christian faith-based team settings. Fully contribute to the rich spiritual life of your team, including team devotions, prayers, and words of encouragement. - Encouraged to join and contribute to Medair's international prayer network. This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary. Qualifications - Degree in Nutrition. - Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written) - Working knowledge of French (spoken and written) for French-speaking locations. Experience / Competencies - 2 years post-qualification nursing / medical professional experience. - Experience working in nutrition programme in a developing country, preferably humanitarian context. - Able to develop good relationships with colleagues, beneficiaries, agencies, etc. Good communicator. - Ability and willingness to manage project implementation. Excellent organisational skills. - Able to prioritise clearly. Able to enforce procedures. Able to set clear objectives and delegate. - Team-player with good inter-personal skills. Creative, open-minded, flexible, self-learner. Working Conditions - This is a field-based position and working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced.   Before you apply Please ensure you are fully aware of the: - Medair organisational [values](https://www.medair.org/jobs/our-culture/). - Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, [Medair's accountability policies and best practices](https://www.medair.org/accountability/). - [Key Profiles & Benefits Package](https://www.medair.org/jobs/international-staff/) provided for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS). - Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course [(ROC)](https://www.medair.org/jobs/roc/) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).   Application Process To apply, go to this vacancy on our [Medair page](https://www.medair.org/positions/nutrition-manager-generic/). Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.

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18/01/2021
New!

Junior Expert - Project Administration*

Lebanon, Beirut, Beirut - Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V.
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

The position is to be filled as soon as possible, with an initial contract duration of two years. Employment location will be Beirut, Lebanon.   As Junior Expert - Project Administration you will provide direct support to the Country Representative for the management of administrative systems of our programmes and projects in Lebanon. Furthermore, you will support the communication of Welthungerhilfe's work within the projects, with partners in Germany and abroad. Currently Welthungerhilfe is implementing a new project and is in the process of establishing an own representation in Lebanon.   Your responsibilities - Maintaining project data and project information in the relevant Information Management Systems as well as improving the filing system - Provide support in communication with and reporting to specific donors in accordance with contractual obligations - Supporting the implementing partners in fulfilling compliance and standard requirements of donors and Welthungerhilfe - Supporting the Welthungerhilfe Lebanon team in answering administrative and technical demands of Welthungerhilfe Finance department and other support-units - Provide support in the assessment and formulation of concept notes and proposals for donor funding opportunities - Support Welthungerhilfe Lebanon in developing sector expertise   Your profile - A university or polytechnic degree in international development or another field relevant to the position - First job-related experience in international development, ideally in the region - Experience in understanding BMZ donor regulations for reporting and proposal development - Profound knowledge in setting up systems - Strong intercultural competence and conflict sensitivity - Strong communication and writing skills - Excellent spoken and written English and German   Our offer We offer you the opportunity to work in a responsible and interesting field as part of an extremely dedicated team. Welthungerhilfe attaches great importance to the personal and professional development of its employees and the balance of their work and private life. Remuneration is based on our gender-independent salary scale. In addition, Welthungerhilfe offers numerous other benefits, which are listed under 'Our benefits'.   [Please send your application via our online recruiting system by January 31, 2021 by following this link.](https://career5.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=5254&company=WelthungerP) Your contact person is Nawid Ketabi.   *Welthungerhilfe values diversity and ensures an inclusive, non-discriminatory working environment. We welcome applications from suitably qualified people from all sections of the community.

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18/01/2021 - 31/01/2021

Medical Officer - P4

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The Global Tuberculosis Programme (GTB) leads and guides the global effort to end the TB epidemic through universal access to people-centred prevention and care, multisectoral action and innovation. GTB specifically: 1) provides global leadership to end TB through strategy development, political and multisectoral engagement, strengthening review and accountability, advocacy, and partnerships, including with civil society; 2) shapes the TB research and innovation agenda and stimulates the generation, translation and dissemination of knowledge; 3) develops policy options, norms and standards for TB prevention and care and facilitates their implementation; 4) provides specialized technical support for Member States and partners, working with WHO regional and country offices to catalyse change and build sustainable capacity; and 5) monitors, evaluates and reports on the status of the TB epidemic and progress in financing and implementation of the End TB Strategy at global, regional and country levels.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   1. Contribute to high quality analytical work and policy development for TB prevention with particular emphasis on treatment of TB infection. 2. Ensure quality monitoring and evaluation of TB preventive activities in collaboration with key stakeholders, including implementation of digital tools. 3. Contribute to the generation of quality annual data and report as part of the Global TB Control Report. 4. Provide specialized technical assistance to Regional and Country offices and Member States in the implementation of TB preventive activities, engaging with donors, WHO collaborating centres and other technical partners. 5. Coordinate the development of materials for training, including eLearning and other electronic tools for skills development on TB preventive treatment and other preventive action. 6. Perform other duties as needed and requested by the supervisor.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: Degree in medicine with a post-graduate specialization in public health or a relevant area. Desirable: Training in TB control or research methodology.   Experience Essential: At least 7 years professional experience in the prevention and control of TB, including experience of management of TB infection and international experience in working with UN and/or international NGOs, bilateral and multilateral agencies. Desirable: Previous experience of working in the developing countries on TB. At least 3 years of experience in working in WHO or another international organization in the field of health at different levels.   Skills Knowledge of public health and infectious disease control policies and health systems in low-income settings. Demonstrated integrity, diplomatic skills and discretion, and high level of ability as a team player in international, multi-agency collaborative environment. Proven ability to write clear strategic and technical health-related documents, and excellent writing skills in English. Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities. Skills in strategic planning, policy development, management of projects, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation; research; training and network development.   WHO Competencies Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Producing results Driving the Organization's Position in Health Leadership   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 73,516 (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 5483 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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15/01/2021 - 03/02/2021

Technical Officer - P4

Egypt, Cairo, Cairo - World Health Organization
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The programme envisions a region where all health-related policies, decisions on healthcare development and implementation, and innovations are informed by best available evidence from verifiable knowledge, research and reliable information. The programme's mission is to strengthen the capacity of Member States to improve availability, quality and use of evidence from reliable information, research and other sources of knowledge, and to enhance effective innovations toward Universal Health Coverage and health related Sustainable Development Goals.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   1-Provide technical advice to Member States and other technical units to improve the availability, quality and use of health information at country and sub-national levels and to strengthen the evidence base at regional and global levels to monitor health, reduce inequalities in health and evaluate programme effectiveness. 2- Build regional and national capacity to monitor health situation, trends, inequalities and determinants using global and regional standards. 3- Synthesize, generate and provide health information and statistics for evidence-informed policy formulation and decision-making at national and sub-national levels, with emphasis on SDGs and UHC objectives, and national priorities and needs. 4- Collaborate with global and regional mechanisms for developing health information systems including hospital information systems, electronic health records and e-prescription systems. 5- Facilitate resource mobilization (human resources, technical and financial) for health information systems strengthening in the region, including global and regional partnerships. 6- Provide technical advice to Member States in conducting situation analysis of the core HIS components to identify gaps, set priorities for the improvement of HIS systems and co-develop evidence-based national HIS strategies. 7- Provide technical guidance to other divisions and Member States in the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities and programmes in health information systems, health informatics and big data 8- Work with other technical units in SID and other divisions to support development of the briefs, reports, and analyses in support of Regional Health Observatory. 9- Develop guidelines to strengthen national capacity to record, compile, analyse and disseminate reliable statistics on health determinants and risk, health status and health system response, including core health indicators. 10- Lead the design, implementation, and analysis of the health examination surveys, other population-based and facility-based surveys. 11- Provide technical support to EMR countries and technical units in data analysis and statistical modelling of survey micro data and other observational studies. 12- Advise countries on improving the health management information systems (including hospital information systems, PHC information systems) and promote the assessment of quality of routine data.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: Master's degree in biostatistics, epidemiology, demography, health informatics or medical/public health with post-graduate degree training in health informatics, biostatistics, demography or epidemiology. Desirable: PhD in one of the above mentioned fields; Post-graduate training in statistical programming languages such as Stata or R.   Experience Essential: At least 7 years' relevant experience, combined at the national and international levels, in health information related areas such as health information systems, statistics, demography, epidemiology, health informatics, big data, mortality and causes of death estimation, survey design/implementation and surveillance. Experience providing technical advice to countries and conducting capacity building workshops in any of the above mentioned areas. Desirable: Relevant WHO/UN experience. Working experience in developing countries and countries in emergency.   Skills - Very good knowledge of the assessment, planning, development and implementation of projects and programmes on health information systems, hospital information systems, health informatics, statistics and big data. - Technical expertise in the development and implementation of strategies to improve HIS and disease and risk factors surveillance systems. - Excellent knowledge of the principles of epidemiology and biostatistics. - Excellent knowledge of the principles of survey design, implementation and analysis.  - Good knowledge of demographic techniques and mortality analysis. - Excellent analytical skills in health situation and trends analysis and statistical modelling. - Proven abilities in the design and delivery of national and international seminars, workshops and training activities. - Knowledge of statistical software, such as STATA and R. - Strong professional oral and writing skills in English including the development of reports, oral presentations and technical documents.   WHO Competencies Enhanced WHO Global Competency Model: https://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1 Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Producing results Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French. Intermediate knowledge of Another WHO 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 73,516 (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 1801 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level. - Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line through Stellis. For assessment of your application, please ensure that: 1 -Your profile on Stellis is properly completed and updated;  2- All required details regarding your qualifications, education, training and experience are provided; 3- Your experience records are entered in detail with elaboration on tasks performed at the time. Kindly note that CVs/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible. - 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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15/01/2021 - 10/02/2021

Unit Head, Immunization, Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Immunization - P6

Egypt, Cairo, Cairo - World Health Organization
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

Objectives of the Programme and of the immediate Strategic Objective The overall objective of the programme is the control, elimination and eradication of all EPI target diseases through vaccination and effective vaccine preventable diseases surveillance and control.   Description of Duties The incumbent will perform the following duties: Generic duties - Coordinates and provides senior technical leadership in establishing new approaches, evidence-based policies and strategies, surveillance, and capacity building initiatives for regional implementation across Country Office programmes in vaccine preventable diseases and immunization. - Provides senior level health technical expertise and advice to the Director and Senior Management in the area of vaccine preventable diseases and immunization on the development and establishment of new health strategies and policies for implementation into and/or the monitoring and evaluation of national and regional policies. - Ensures effective coordination, management, and accountability of the programme area in delivering its objectives through efficient managing a diverse team of technical experts, financial resources and effective work plan coordination to optimize the programme's deliverables in line with the mandate of the Organization. - Ensures the coordination and management of the monitoring and evaluation and reporting of the area of work of key performance indicators and global reporting requirements and mechanisms to optimize performance of Department deliverables. - Serves as the scientific/technical reference among UN Agencies and the peer community on the vaccine preventable diseases and immunization - Builds technical partnerships with other UN Agencies, Gavi, Donors, research institutions and other stakeholders in the vaccine preventable diseases and immunization to position the technical area of work and implementation into respective policies. - Represent the programme area of work in global fora and capacity building activities  - Performs all other related duties as assigned.   Specific duties - Provide technical advice to the Member States on suitable strategies for strengthening national EPI, pertinent to local situation and considering the national targets and the evolving needs of the programme - Provide technical expertise and guidance to the WHO/EPI field staff, supervise and guide regional IVP staff to ensure effective implementation and evaluation of EPI activities; - Lead the annual regional working groups, technical advisory groups, meetings and training workshops of EPI, and represent EMRO in contributing to inter-regional and international meetings and workshops.   Recruitment Profile Competencies: Enhanced WHO Global Competency Model: https://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1 - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences; - Communication; - Moving forward in a changing environment - Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond - Creating an empowering and motivating environment   Functional Knowledge and Skills - Strong skills in the area of developing and establishing polices and strategies; - Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills in international and multi-cultural settings combined with proven ability to successfully coordinate, manage and lead public health programmes, and build partnerships with multiple partners; - Strong understanding and skills in mobilizing resources; - Ability to engage, build consensus and communicate effectively and diplomatically with Member States, partners and media; - Commitment to collaborate effectively with other key partners in the Health Subject area; - Globally respected level of technical expertise and knowledge in vaccine preventable diseases; - Excellent knowledge of prevention and control measures for Vaccine Preventable Diseases and immunization programmes; - Familiarity with WHO policies and practices. Other Skills (e.g. IT) Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Education Qualifications *Essential University degree in Medicine and Master's degree Public Health *Desirable: PhD in public health. Training in epidemiology of communicable diseases, particularly Vaccine Preventable Diseases. Experience *Essential - A minimum of 15 years of professional experience in the management of immunization and vaccine preventable diseases, including experience providing senior level advice and guidance to Senior Management/Decision makers, managing human and financial resources, as well as experience in the area of developing and establishing policies and strategies. Demonstrated experience at the international level. Desirable - Experience in epidemiological designs, epidemiological analysis, data analysis, interpretation and using data for advocacy and public health planning is desirable. - Experience working with a UN agency and coordination of input of multiple partners would be an asset.   Language Skills Excellent knowledge of English. Working knowledge of Arabic or French would be an asset.   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 102,715 (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  2396.68 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 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. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line through Stellis. For assessment of your application, please ensure that:  (I) Your profile on Stellis is properly completed and updated;  (ii) All required details regarding your qualifications, education and training are provided; (iii) Your experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time. Kindly note that CVs/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible       ________________________________________________________________________ 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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15/01/2021 - 28/01/2021

Information Officer, Regional Steering Committee - P3

Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh - World Health Organization
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The main objective of the programme is to support the five countries (Cambodia, Myanmar, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Thailand and Viet Nam) within the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) to achieve malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong through the RAI funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. In support, WHO Cambodia is hosting the Secretariat for the RAI/RSC in close coordination with the Mekong Malaria Elimination (MME) programme.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   Under the supervision of the Coordinator, MME, in close collaboration with the Technical Officer, RSC, and guidance of the Head of WHO Office, Cambodia, the incumbent will perform the following duties: 1. Support the RSC oversight activities. ? Act as main Secretariat focal point for the RSC independent monitoring panel (IMP), providing administrative and coordination support; ? Coordinate the logistical and administrative support for other RSC oversight activities (e.g. field visits, meetings of the Executive Committee); ? Support the facilitation and coordination of RSC working groups and other subcommittees as necessary; 2. Provide technical support in the areas of strategic information, communication and media. ? Support the collection and consolidation of programmatic and financial information and technical analyses/reports including relevant guidelines from WHO; ? Ensure regular and timely dissemination of RAI/RSC-related information, including IMP reports and other reports, to the National Country Coordination Mechanisms (CCMs) and all other stakeholders as relevant; ? Support all RSC Secretariat communication processes within and outside the RSC network, including RAI/RSC website content, meeting presentations, briefings, email updates, etc.; ? Identify and respond to opportunities for media exposure; ? Support RSC to align with and contribute to other partner advocacy and communication efforts; 3. Provide support to the Technical Officer, RSC. ? Coordinate all administrative and logistical activities (e.g. technical assistance, RSC meetings, financial reporting, archiving, etc.); ? Coordinate the development of funding requests for the Global Fund, as well as other funding allocation processes (e.g. subrecipient selection); 4. Perform other duties as assigned.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: University degree in public health, statistics, social/political sciences, communications, or other related fields.   Experience Essential: Minimum of five years' relevant work experience in international development, global health or other related field, including at least two years at international level. Desirable: Experience with monitoring and evaluation of programmes and data analysis. Communication and media experience. Experience with high-level governance bodies.   Skills ? Ability to compile and communicate strategic programmatic data and information; ? Excellent analytical skills and communication capabilities (written and oral); ? High degree of organization, professional autonomy, and coordination skills; and ? Ability to establish harmonious working relationships as part of a team, adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, and maintain a high standard of personal conduct;   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 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 60,962 (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 1514 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). 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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15/01/2021 - 03/02/2021

Technical Officer - P4

Switzerland, Geneva, Geneva - World Health Organization
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The mission of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies.     DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   During deployment, the duty station may change, and duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme. 1. Act as science communication and translation focal point during outbreaks and emergencies: Manage the development, elaboration and implementation of the science communication and translation strategies as part of the health response operations. With key stakeholders in the national authorities, UN agencies, nongovernmental organizations and civil society organizations, identify the top hazards for the country and develop relevant information, education and communication materials in languages and formats easily used by national stakeholders and the public. Liaise closely with the HQ and regional counterparts ensuring coherence of strategy, materials and messages. Measure and monitor the impact of science communication and translation during health emergencies. Respond and deploy interventions that increases uptake of guidance and science recommendations; Evaluate interventions and strengthen science and health literacy. Contribute to resource mobilization and donor communication. With internal and expert input and working in line with global and regional frameworks and strategies, develop a multi-hazard risk science communication plans. In close collaboration with the relevant technical departments and units, map and engage stakeholders; establish and sustain coordination mechanisms. Organize science communication and uptake trainings.  Brief, guide and coordinate surge capacity personnel that may be deployed to the country. 2. Support national capacity building: Work with resources from the global and regional levels to train and prepare country-level counterparts for emergency science communication and translation. Support national authorities to convene stakeholders and co-develop a national strategy and plan. Support national authorities to conduct lessons learnt exercises to further strengthen science communication. 3. Support implementation research and capacity: oversee development, engagement with and work of the community of research and practice for science and risk communication. Provide technical input to implementation research and capacity building activities in countries. Support conference planning, organization and training through project management and technical contributions. Work with national health authorities to collect and discuss case studies of science communication in practice, and lessons learned from implementation research and process management. 4. Perform any other related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor.     REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: Advanced university degree (Master's level or above) in risk communication or science communication or social sciences or behavioral sciences or public health with a focus on health/science communication from an accredited/recognized institute. Desirable: PhD in one of the above subjects and training in epidemiology, health education, health communication, or health promotion.   Experience Essential: At least seven years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in science communication and knowledge translation of which at least 2 years at international level. Proven experience with implementation research or evaluation of health/communications programmes would be desirable. Experience in data collection tools, tool development including surveys, focus groups and interview scripts. Proven experience of developing evidence-informed policy making concepts and principles at country level Desirable: Prior working experience with WHO or UN? Management or project management experience.   Skills - Excellent interpersonal skills. Effective negotiation, facilitation and consensus building skills. Ability to work under pressure while producing results. Ability to "think out of the box" and to make innovative proposals related to risk communication.Tact, discretion and diplomacy. Experience working WHO guideline development process and GRADE tables. Experience with implementation research or evaluation of health interventions and programmes would be desirable. Experience in data collection tools, tool development including surveys, focus groups and interview scripts. Experience in developing analyses and executive summaries based on multiple types of social data with recommendations for programme and policy action. Experience in concepts of knowledge translation (KT) and evidence to policy-making (EIP). Knowledge or understanding of WHO mandate and goals in the emergency incident management context.   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communicating in a credible and effective way - Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond - Knowing and managing yourself   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 73,516 (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 5759 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? 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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