World Health Organization (WHO) Recruitment

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World Health Organization (WHO) Recruitment

Vacancies exit at World Health Organization (WHO) for the following vacant positions:

  1. National Professional Officer (NPO) – NCD (Resolve)
  2. Public Health Officer
  3. Surveillance Officer (Borno)
  4. Surveillance Officer (Yobe)

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National Professional Officer (NPO) – NCD (Resolve)

Job Location: Abuja
Schedule: Full-time
Contract duration: 24 Months

Summary of Assigned Duties
(Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives; include main achievements expected):

  • Working under the overall leadership of the WR/Nigeria and the direct supervision of the CND Team Lead, the National Professional Officer, will serve as the focal person for RTSL under the Communicable and Noncommunicable Diseases Cluster of the WHO Country Office in Nigeria. Specifically, the post holder will;
    • Coordinate the implementation of the 2-year RESOLVE project which includes strengthening of hypertension management at the Primary Healthcare level in two selected states, sampling and analysis of Transfatty Acid in the food supply and facilitating the conduct of STEPs survey in Nigeria.
    • Provide technical support for the development of guidelines to promote use of community-based approaches, affordable strategies and technologies for the delivery of quality care services including primary, secondary and tertiary prevention;
    • Forge partnerships and networks to enhance multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral collaboration to address NCDs and their risk factors in the country;
    • Support data collection, research and information dissemination and use for policy and programme development, advocacy and awareness-raising on NCDs and their risk factors;
    • Contribute to resource mobilization for WCO technical support to the country using existing mechanisms at country level;
    • Work closely with the national authorities and other partners, and liaise with WHO technical staff in the Regional Office;
    • Prepare technical and administrative reports and presentations as required;
    • Support the NCDs Program Officer in the implementation of priority activities on NCDs in the country;
    • Perform any other tasks/duties as assigned by supervisors

Education (Qualifications):

  • Essential: Medical degree or related fields from a recognized University.
  • Desirable: Master’s in Public Health or Epidemiology or related fields from a recognized University

Experience:

  • Essential: At least 5 years working experience in prevention and control of non-communicable diseases and risk factors
  • Desirable: Working experience in related areas with WHO, other UN agencies or other recognized international organizations

Competencies
(Describe the core, management or leadership competencies required, with reference to WHO competency model; list in order of priority, commencing with the most important ones; identify a minimum of three and a maximum of five competencies);

  • Producing results
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences

Languages:

  • Expert knowledge (read, write, speak) – English and Other UN Official Languages

Deadline: 11:59:00 PM; 4th June, 2019.

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Public Health Officer

Job Job Location: Bauchi
Grade: NO-C
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration: 12 Months
Schedule: Full-time

Required Qualifications
Essential:

  • University degree (Master’s level or above) in public health and/or health-relatedfields from an accredited/recognized institute

Desirable:

  • Doctorate degree in public health. Post graduate studies or specialized training in emergencyresponse or disaster management in the context of public health.Diploma in tropical medicine or diploma in disaster management

Experience
Essential:

  • At least five years of relevant experience, at the national and international levels, in publichealth in emergencies response or health sector coordination, with emphasis on managingoutbreaks and health emergencies and/ or health consequences of emergencies and crises.
  • Experience in capacity building, developing and promoting collaborative partnerships

Desirable:

  • Relevant work experience in WHO, other UN agencies, health cluster partners, recognizedhumanitarian organizations or relevant nongovernmental or humanitarian organizations.
  • Experience in capacity building programme planning/development, project management,monitoring and evaluation. Experience with resource mobilization in emergency settings

Remuneration

  • Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at NGN 20,769,322 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Deadline: 29th May, 2019.

How to Apply
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Surveillance Officer (Borno and Yobe)

Job Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Grade: NO-C
Schedule: Full-time
Contract duration: 12 Months
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

Education:

  • Essential: Field Epidemiology Training Program or Master’s University Degree in epidemiology, statistics, database management or public health from an accredited/recognized institute
  • Desirable: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery,

Experience:

  • Essential: At least five years’ related experience, at the national levels, quantitative epidemiology and the implementation of public health surveillance, outbreak investigation and response in humanitarian settings.
  • Desirable: Prior humanitarian working experience at field level with WHO, other UN agencies, health cluster partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international non-governmental organization with expertise in disaster and outbreak response.

Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of surveillance and monitoring systems as related to emergency response relief operations, complemented by skills in the field of epidemiological or statistical data collection, assessment, analysis and the evaluation and monitoring in a public health context.
  • Proven ability to multitask across various planning and implementation processes within a highly demanding environment. Demonstrated knowledge, competency and professional skills on the public health aspects of infectious disease control, epidemic and pandemic preparedness and response with particular attention to application of an all hazard approach in the context of the International Health Regulations and the use of event based and indicator based surveillance, as well as descriptive epidemiology and principles of public health in communicable disease surveillance and response

Remuneration

  • Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at NGN 20,769,322 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Deadline: 10:59:00 PM; 29th May, 2019.

How to Apply
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