World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Sep 24, 2018
NPO/Transport   -   ( 1804612 )    Grade :   NO-C Contractual Arrangement :   Fixed-term appointment Contract duration :   12 Months   Job Posting :   Sep 24, 2018, 9:48:23 AM Closing Date :   Oct 8, 2018, 11:59:00 PM Primary Location :   Ethiopia-Addis Ababa Organization:   AF_ETH Ethiopia Schedule :   Full-time    IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.   OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME To ensure availability of well-maintained vehicles and means of transport for WHO staff to implement WHO official activities. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Assesses the transport need and develops transport plan to ensure availability of transport for the planned activities of WHO country office. Monitors the movement of WHO vehicles in accordance with the rules and the regulations of WHO. Manages the inventory of WHO vehicles and ensures that the vehicles are road worthy. Analyzes transport data from managerial tools and monitors the transportation system in accordance with standard operating indicators. Prepares and monitors work-plan and budget to cover transportation needs. Evaluates the fleet performance, prepares vehicle replacement plan and facilitates vehicle disposal. Initiates purchase request for vehicles, tyres and fuel and transport related items and follow-up on the status; facilitates registration of new vehicles. Acts as a focal point with external contractor for vehicle maintenance; evaluates the quality of maintenance conducted on WHO vehicles and provides technical advice when required. Verifies and clears payments and reports received from external contractors and drivers. Follow-up the settlement of insurance claim according to the Insurance policy. Participates in the recruitment and selection of new drivers. Supervises WCO/Ethiopia drivers, Radio Operator and Transport Clerk, provides the required day to day guidance and work on their performance evaluation as first level supervisor. Develops schedules driver's annual leave plans in relation to the office work plan, and verifies drivers' overtime Ensures proper management of radio HF and VHF communication network. Produces monthly, quarterly and annual reports of the transport management and distributes to all concerned. Perform other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor, in support of the WHO Country Office. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education Essential : University degree in auto mechanics, transport management or any other related field from a recognized higher institution. Desirable : For WHO staff only,equivalent professional training of self-study/work experience. Experience Essential : At least 5 years of work experience in fleet management Desirable : Good knowledge of transport management in the UN system Skills Good knowledge ofTransport Management theories and principlesAbility to interpretoperational management policies and regulationsDemonstratedsupervisory skills WHO Competencies Moving forward in a changing environment Communication Producing results Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Use of Language Skills Essential : Expert knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of Amharic. Desirable : Intermediate knowledge of French. REMUNERATION Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 26,699 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave. 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. For information on WHO's operations please visit:  http://www.who.int. WHO is committed to workforce diversity. WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.
World Health Organization (WHO) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Sep 21, 2018
HR Assistant - (1804295)   Grade:  G6 Contractual Arrangement:  Fixed-term appointment Contract duration:  12 Months Job Posting:  Sep 20, 2018, 3:02:53 PM Closing Date:  Oct 5, 2018, 12:59:00 AM Primary Location:  Ethiopia-Addis Ababa Organization:  AF_ETH Ethiopia Schedule:  Full-time   IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME Country Management Support Units (CSUs) have been established in the organisational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES The Human Resources Assistant reports to the NPO/Human Resources Officer, and perform the following GSM duties :- 1. He/sheprovides relevant HR information and initiating transactions in GSM in the following areas:• Initiate position actions (Position classification and reclassification actions);• Initiate Hiring and staffing actions, including requesting vacancy notices and hiring of consultants and APWs to individuals through the Procurement module;• Contract Management (appointments, extension of appointments, separation actions) changes in status actions;• Advise on possible reasons of HRAP rejections;• Provide support to Staff in initiating TRs for statutory travels (Processing of staff entitlements);• Provide support to Staff in the use of the staff self-service module (GSM end-users). 2. Monitoring and Reporting of HR Actions:• Through regular reporting, he/she will monitor transactions initiated, appointments coming to an end and that need to be extended, separation actions for a timely action on the part of managers and staff.3. The incumbent will serve as back up to the team members in similar or different positions within the CSU.4.Perform off-line recruitment, selection and all staffing actions including vacancy notices for all types of contracts5. Assists in Staff development activities from the learning needs to the final implementation of the SDL Plans; Assists in new staff orientation, training logistics and recordkeeping; 6. Assists in compensation and benefits administration including medical benefits, Leave administration and recordkeeping by explaining entitlements to satff and related procedures; 7. Maintains up-to-date personnel records and files in both hard and soft copies8. Drafts correspondences and letters with regards to all Administration issues9. Performs other duties as required REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education Essential : Work requires completion of secondary school. Knowledge of general administrative and HR Policy theory and procedures. Desirable : raining in UN/HR systems is an advantage. Proven skills in drafting and editing required. Experience Essential : At least 8 years of experience in Human Resources and preferably with 5 years' experience in WHO in an administrative cluster to have a sound knowledge of its rules, regulation, procedures and practices as related to the work. Desirable : Experience in other areas such as Programme Management, Travel and Procurement would be an asset. Experience within UN system would be an advantage. Skills Work requires maintaining up to date knowledge on any changes to Staff Regulations and Rules as well as standard operating procedures. The incumbent is also expected to maintain computer skills including skills Global Management System, to the standard of the Organization by self-study or in-house training. Knowledge of WHO rules, regulations, policies and practices would be an asset. WHO Competencies Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Use of Language Skills Essential : Expert knowledge of English. Desirable : Beginners knowledge of French. REMUNERATION WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at USD 17,332 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave. 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. For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. WHO is committed to workforce diversity. WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.
World Health Organization (WHO) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Sep 21, 2018
NPO - Public Health and Environment - (1804306)   Grade: NO-C Contractual Arrangement: Individual service contractor Contract duration: 12 Months Job Posting: Sep 20, 2018, 3:06:33 PM Closing Date: Oct 5, 2018, 12:59:00 AM Primary Location: Ethiopia-Addis Ababa Organization: AF_ETH Ethiopia Schedule: Full-time   IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  . Purpose of the Post Serve as responsible officer for implementation of the project “Delivering climate resilient water and sanitation in Africa and Asia”:  with focus on Health surveillance systems and capacity strengthening to better integrate climate change to Early Warning and Surveillance of Climate Sensitive Diseases, WASH and support the WHO work in Public Health and Environment (PHE) Main duties and Responsibilities Under the overall supervision of WHO CDS Team Leader and direct supervision of PHE program area Coordinator, the incumbent shall perform the following duties; Organizes and coordinates activities across stakeholders on climate change  and Health  including  sectors working health   for early  warning  and surveillance  including use climate  information  for health  Ensures provision of technical support for activities that contribute towards project outcomes and outputs, either directly or through provision   of support  to the work of WHO  in public health and environment Undertake  rapid assessment  to identify gaps and area of improvement Early  warning  and surveillance   of climate sensitive diseases;  WASH and other environmental health   Develop guidelines,  training manuals, protocol  and  framework   and reporting formats  for early  warning  and surveillance   of climate sensitive diseases; WASH  and Other environmental  health Ensures fulfilment of  project  monitoring and reporting requirements, including contribute to the design, and monitoring of quantitative and qualitative data to measure progress in implementing the project of  climate  change  and health Contributes to the further development of the programme of the WHO country Office on climate change and health. Contribute  to   overall   climate  resilient water safety plans, household water   treatment  and safe storage,  WASH in health care  facilities,   Performs any other tasks as assigned by supervisors.   Core Competencies Producing results Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond; Ensuring the effective use of resources ; Communicating in a credible and effective way.   Qualifications and Experience First University degree or higher Environmental  Health/, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Advanced (Master) degree in the fields above; Public Health, Environmental Science and training in climate change and social determinants of health. At least 5 years professional experience in the field of  diseases  surveillance and early warning  At least 3 years’ experience of project management, and capacity development  with  focus on public health, WASH and environmental health Experience of working in international or nongovernmental organizations, on climate change and health; WASH   Other Skills Excellent working knowledge of English Knowledge of other official UN languages would be an advantage. Full computer proficiency including use of standard word-processing and spread sheet software is essential.   Experience of   providing capacity building  training  for health and water  professionals in WASH, early warning  and surveillance; developing guidelines, protocols, framework and strategies  in public health  and WASH   Substantial experience of working in collaboration with National Ministries, Non-Governmental, and other UN Organizations; Experience of the procedures and practices of the World Health Organization. Experience in the policy development processes associated with environment, WASH and sustainable development issues; Experience in the design and analysis of health intervention trials Experience in use of   computer software such as SPSS statistical software and Epi  info   Additional Information A written test and interviews may be used as a form of screening Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice. WHO is committed to workforce diversity The application is open to candidates of either sex.  Women are highly encouraged. The vacancy number and date has to be quoted in the application letter. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Applicants within government employment and/or with outstanding obligations will not be considered unless a letter of release is produced.
World Health Organization (WHO) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Sep 17, 2018
Operations Support and Logistics (OSL) Officer P-3 (multiple duty stations) - (1804482)   Grade:  P3 Contractual Arrangement:  Fixed-term appointment Contract duration:  12 months Job Posting:  Sep 14, 2018, 2:16:01 PM Closing Date:  Sep 29, 2018, 12:59:00 AM Primary Location:  Ethiopia-Addis Ababa Organization:  AF/WHE WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  . Background and Justification * Purpose of the Position In the context of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme, the incumbent will provide of a well-rounded logistics and operations support services. Support the emergency team in the establishment of the tactical means to perform its mission in the best possible conditions, setting and managing all required working, living, communicating and transporting facilities, ensuring timely and adequate supply of the required medical and non-medical commodities and providing health logistics support to ensure that WHO health activities are performing up to Sphere standards. The incumbent will be deployed to emergency operations when required. Objectives of the Programme and of the immediate Strategic Objective 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. Organizational context (Describe the individual role of incumbent within the team, focusing on work environment within and outside the organization) Under the supervision of the Team Lead, the overall guidance of the WHO Health Emergencies (WHE) Lead and Head of WHO Country Office, working closely with counterparts at the respective regional office, HQ, other WHO staff and partners, the incumbent acts as the logistics specialist who provides required support to the WHO emergency team and ministry of health of the host country. This involves ongoing contacts with a broad range of WHO staff and responders as well as a broad range of official from the Ministry of Health (MOH), to provide technical support on priority actions to be taken and contribute in designing and implementing logistics plans of action pertaining to the health emergencies, including identifying needs and gaps, guiding access to common logistics facilities at country level. The present position under WHE (which is a single programme across the Organization) may be relocated to another duty station, including at Regional or Country level, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.  Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives; include main achievements expected): During deployment, the duty station may change, and duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme. The incumbent will perform all or part of the following duties: 1. In compliance with the WHO rules and regulation, based on a comprehensive forecast of the supply needs and in collaboration with the UN partners present (WFP and logistics cluster), plan an end to end, timely provision of quality and adequate supplies, equipment and consumables for the health emergency operations. 2. Facilitate customs clearance, reception, transportation, storage and distribution of supplies to affected areas and populations.  3. Manage WHO warehouses and inventory; implement stock control mechanisms. 4. Maintain the required stockpiles of essential emergency equipment, e.g. personal deployment material, radios, satellite telephones, IT equipment, etc. 5. Manage the WHE fleet, including planning and monitoring fleet movements, oversee the maintenance of vehicles. 6. In close cooperation with the Field Security Officer, ensure that appropriate and safe living conditions are provided to WHO-deployed staff and responders. 7. Facilitate the set-up of the Health facilities supported by WHO, support the appropriate functioning of the health facilities, mobile medical activities such as vaccination campaigns, laboratory support and other emergency health related activities. 8. Ensure that water, sanitation and infection control required activities are in place and up to standard for all health facilities supported by the WHO.  9. Provide quality assurance to the set up and sustainable access to adequate, efficient and safe cold chain facilities for a reliable supply of medical items requiring temperature control environment. 10. Undertake regular field assessments to monitor supply management, stock movements and storage conditions. 11. Monitor and report regularly to the emergency team, drawing their attention to needs, gaps and problems, and proposing remedial actions. 12. Perform any other related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor. 2. Recruitment Profile Competencies: Generic Describe the core, management or leadership competencies required. (See WHO competency model. List in order of priority, commencing with the most important ones) 1. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences. 2. Moving forward in a changing environment 3. Ensuring the effective use of resources 4. Teamwork *Note: Position descriptions that possess supervisory/managerial responsibilities require one additional mandatory competency from the Management competencies: *“Creating an empowering and motivating environment.” In addition to the above mentioned mandatory competencies, the hiring manager can select one or two additional competencies (from the Core, Management or Leadership group) that are considered essential to successfully perform the functions of the position.  Functional Knowledge and Skills * Describe the essential knowledge and the skills specific to the position • Demonstrated knowledge logistics management in emergency context, with proven ability to identify and solve technical problems in difficult circumstances.  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills. • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure.  • Proven ability to promote cohesive action and convince officials with tact and diplomacy. Education Qualifications * Essential A first university degree in public or business administration, logistic management, logistics, engineering, pharmacy or related field from an accredited/recognized institute. Desirable Professional certification/qualification in areas such as transport, distribution and supply chain management. Degree or training in information management systems and their application to logistic, transport or supply management and monitoring. Experience * Essential At least five years’ related experience, at the national and international levels, in managing emergency logistics operations and supply operations in international organizations/institutions, part of which in the field supporting emergency humanitarian operations.  Desirable • Prior working experience with WHO/UN, health clusters partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization. • Experience or knowledge of import/export and customs administration. 3. Use of Language Skills Excellent knowledge of English and Intermediate of knowledge of another WHO official language would be an asset. Other Skills (e.g. IT) • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.  • Demonstrated computer skills with emphasis on databases management to monitor supplies and inventory, and forecast needs.  • Demonstrated skills in using equipment such radio and satellite phones. 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. • For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. • WHO is committed to workforce diversity. • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. • 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.
World Health Organization (WHO) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Sep 14, 2018
Infectious Hazard Management (IHM) Officer, P-3 (multiple duty stations) - (1804464)   Grade:  P3 Contractual Arrangement:  Fixed-term appointment Contract duration:  12 months Job Posting  Sep 13, 2018, 7:09:34 PM Closing Date:  Sep 28, 2018, 12:59:00 AM Primary Location:  Ethiopia-Addis Ababa Organization:  AF/WHE WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.  Background and Justification * Purpose of the Position In the context of the Health Security and Emergencies Programme, the incumbent will support Infectious Hazard Management (IHM) activities at the country level, will support the prevention and control of high threat diseases of pandemic & epidemic potential through coordinating the forecasting, characterization of diseases and/or infectious risks and the implementation of evidence-based strategies to manage infectious hazards in Zimbabwe. 2. Job Description * Objectives of the Programme and of the immediate Strategic Objective The World Health Emergency Programme (WHE) at country level will provide support to the Ministry of Health and Child Care in Infectious Hazard Management activities aimed at prevention and control of high threat diseases, pandemics and epidemics through the implementation of evidence based strategies. * Organizational context (Describe the individual role of incumbent within the team, focusing on work environment within and outside the organization) Reporting to the WHO Representative in Ethiopia, the incumbent provides technical support to the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) on Infectious Hazard Management (IHM) activities, including the development, implementation, and monitoring of strategies relating to Infectious Hazard Management. The incumbent is expected to fully understand relevant WHO guidelines and strategies relating to Infectious Hazard Management (IHM) to effectively support MOHCC in IHM activities. He/She will be part of the HSE Team at the WCO, and participate at the Inter Agency Coordination Committee Meetings (IACCH), Resilience-DRM Taskforce (R-DRM), National Civil Protection Committee and other relevant forums as the need arises. * Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives; include main achievements expected) 1.Support the development, implementation and evaluation of the national strategies and workplans pertaining to the prevention and control of high threat diseases of pandemic & epidemic potential or infectious risks and the implementation of evidence-based strategies to manage infectious hazards, interventions in high-risks groups and recommend measures for special attention, ensuring compliance with organization-wide IHM strategies.2.In close collaboration with MOHCC, monitor the early prevention, detection, verification, assessment and investigation of any risks of outbreaks and the dissemination of data related to the occurrence of outbreaks. 3.Adapt IHM global policies, concepts, tools and strategies and manage their implementation, for the prevention and, where feasible, elimination of diseases/epidemic risks. Work with partners, to improve approaches and methods of controlling epidemics in different epidemiological situations.4.Conduct the periodic reporting of infectious hazards activities, support the information systems and the monitoring facilitating integration with the national health information systems, as required. 5.Contribute to the surveillance and risk analysis of infectious diseases; participate in the rapid response teams responsible for the rapid investigation of alerts, field risk assessments and early detection and response. 6.Make recommendations and give guidance on relevant courses of actions to be taken in affected as well as non-affected areas in order to prevent and/or control cause of excess morbidity and mortality.7.In close collaboration with other technical teams, provide technical assistance on enhanced surveillance, infection control (including personal protection), prepositioning of drugs and medical supplies, vector control etc. 8.Support strengthening of the laboratory services in identification and characterization of disease pathogens, as well as monitoring of drug resistance.9.Represent the Country Office at official meetings as needed.10.Perform any other related duties, as required by WR Ethiopia. 3. Recruitment Profile Competencies: Generic Select up to two additional core, management and leadership competencies. See the Enhanced WHO Global Competency Model Guidelines. *1. Teamwork *2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences *3. Communication 4. Ensuring the effective use of resources 5. Producing results                 Functional Knowledge and Skills * Describe the essential knowledge and the skills specific to the position 1.In-depth understanding of vector control, environmental health, and public health policy and strategies in the country and to some extent in the African Region.Sound technical expertise and experience in the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of vector control programs 3.Good knowledge of the global/regional strategies for vector borne diseases control 4.Experience in vector control research and training5.Experience in supporting capacity development activities6.Substantial project management and coordination experience and excellent management capacity7.Ability to work in a network and in a multisectoral environment8.Effective oral and written communication skills9.Excellent interpersonal communication skills 10.Experience or sound knowledge of WHO mandate and goals11.Experience of working for UN organizations/agencies, international institutions or NGO12.Excellent computer skills Education Qualifications * Essential First University degree in a relevant public health field Desirable A Master's Degree in Public Health, Disaster Preparedness and Response, Environmental Health or other equivalent post graduate qualification Experience * Essential At least three years professional experience in planning, developing and implementing the control and prevention of infectious diseases programme including outbreak prevention and control, infectious hazard management and/or dangerous pathogens.. Desirable Relevant experience with the inter-agency mechanisms used to coordinate preparedness for and response to health emergencies 4. Use of Language Skills Expert knowledge of English with and Intermediate knowledge of another WHO official language would be an asset. 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. • For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.  
World Health Organization (WHO) Ethiopia Full time
Sep 05, 2018
National Professional Officer, HR   -   ( 1804286 )    Grade :   NO-C Contractual Arrangement :   Fixed-term appointment Contract duration :   12 Months :   Job Posting :   Sep 4, 2018, 1:47:30 PM Closing Date :   Sep 19, 2018, 12:59:00 AM Primary Location :   Ethiopia-Addis Ababa Organization :   AF_ETH Ethiopia Schedule :   Full-time    IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.   OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME Country Management Support Units (CSUs) have been established in the organisational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organizational policies,procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial mattersand transactions in the context of an enterprise resource Planning (ERP) system. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES The incumbent performs thefollowing duties:Advises and support the delivery of HR services in the areas of HR Planning, selections, recruitment, contract administration, entitlements and benefits, performance management, staff development and learning to staff at all levels; Provides expert advice and support to end-users at large on HR issues offered by the global management system and GSM effective use, in order to enable client services to achieve both operational and strategic objectives; Provides Human Resources advice to management regarding staffing-related issues; Interacts with managers to identify staff related-business issues and provide guidance, tools and support to address them in the most effective and efficient way; Review, develop, draft job analysis/descriptions, in consultation with the relevant supervisors or Program Officers Provides briefing and orientation to newly arrived/recruited staff members/Consultants, and other administrative issues and procedures; Performs other functions as required. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education Essential : University Degree in human resources management, business or public administration, administrative law, social sciences or other related areas. For WHO staff only, equivalent professional training of self study/work experience. Desirable :  Experience Essential : At least 5 years of professional experience with an emphasison human resources management and planning. Desirable : Good knowledge of WHO human resources management and end-to-end business processes as designed in the Global Management System; Experience in project management, ideally in the UN System and/or a public health context;Good knowledge of GSM System or similar ERP Systems. Skills Good knowledge of human resources management theories and principles;Ability to interpret Staff Rules and personnel policies and determine entitlements; Ability to counsel and communicate effectively;Demonstrated supervisory skills WHO Competencies Moving forward in a changing environment Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Producing results Teamwork Communication Use of Language Skills Essential : Expert knowledge of English. Desirable : Intermediate knowledge of French. REMUNERATION Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 26,699 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave. 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. For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. WHO is committed to workforce diversity. WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.
World Health Organization (WHO) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time
Sep 05, 2018
Health Cluster Coordinator   -   ( 1804283 )    Grade :   P4 Contractual Arrangement :   Fixed-term appointment Contract duration :   12 months Job Posting :   Sep 4, 2018, 4:26:52 PM Closing Date :   Sep 19, 2018, 12:59:00 AM Primary Location :   Ethiopia-Addis Ababa Organization :   AF/WHE WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings.   OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The overall goal of WHO's Outbreak and Health Emergencies (OHE) Programme is to minimize the health consequences of emergencies due to any biological, natural, technological or societal hazard. Collective and sound health emergency and disaster risk management is essential to health security, to sustainable development and to building the resilience of communities, countries and health systems.The objectives of WHO's OHE Programme are: to help Member States build their capacity to manage health emergency risks and, to lead and coordinate the international health response to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to minimize the impact on the health of affected populations as well as the impact on the health system. WHO's Health Emergencies Programme directs all of the Organization's work in health emergency risk management, with an all-hazards approach comprising risk reduction, preparedness, readiness, response and early recovery activities. DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Needs assessment and gap analysis1. Manage, coordinate and be the overall lead within the Health Cluster or at Inter-Cluster level for rapid health needs assessments, as well as participatory assessments (Multi Cluster/Sector Initial Rapid Assessments and Humanitarian Needs Overviews, post-event risk assessment Post Disaster/Post Conflict Needs Assessment); be familiar with and ready to choose from existing tools to confirm that the Health Cluster covers all identified humanitarian health needs of the affected population,2. Collect information from all health partners on Who's Where, since and until When, doing What (4Ws), and regularly feed the database managed by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN-OCHA). Provide consolidated feedback to all partners and the other clusters.Strategic Planning3. Lead the development, in cooperation with the Health Cluster Members, of the health sector components of the Humanitarian Needs Overview (HNO) and Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) as well as contingency planning for potential new events and other inter-agency planning, ensure proper linkages with the incident management system, disaster risk reduction, relief and recovery to complement national health sector preparedness/response plans.4. Ensure full compliance with national and international Norms and Standards, oversee that Cross-Cutting issues are mainstreamed in the Health Cluster Response and implementation plans, taking into account the need for local adaptation.Coordination of the Health Cluster:5. Facilitate health partner coordination and involvement in health and other related sector assessments (e.g. nutrition, WASH), planning, information, interventions, monitoring and quality assurance, and regularly report on health services delivered to the affected population.6. Identify urgent technical gaps and training needs in relation to technical standards and protocols for the delivery of key health services to ensure their adoption and uniform application by all Health Cluster partners; identify opportunities for capacity building in collaboration with partners.7. Ensure appropriate links among humanitarian actions and longer-term health sector plans, incorporating the concept of ‘building back better' and specific risk reduction measures.8. Convene and facilitate consultative and results-oriented meetings in line with the principles of partnership. Organize and conduct joint support missions to field operations9. Oversee the development of a functional Information Management strategy and mechanism for the Health Cluster to facilitate information sharing as well as monitoring and reporting; ensure that the Health Cluster produces and disseminates to partners, donors, government and other stakeholders regular updates, technical reports, bulletins and briefings on the health status of the affected people, response activities, resources mobilization, achievements, challenges and the remedial actions when necessary.10. Support national (health system) capacity building in emergency preparedness and response in accordance with the IASC Emergency Response Preparedness (ERP) Approach and other related guidance.Resources mobilization and funds allocation11. Liaise and manage the development of resource mobilization efforts, oversee the initiation of Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and other pooled fund proposals and other funding documents, as required, in close collaboration with the Head of the WHO Country Office, and in consultation with the Health Cluster Partners and the Humanitarian Country Team.12. Establish clear and transparent prioritization criteria for vetting partners' projects for inclusion in Consolidated Appeals and pooled funds processes.Monitoring and Evaluation13. Coordinate the development, adaptation and implementation of an Indicators' MonitoringFramework to ensure adequate implementation of the Health Cluster Plans; empower partners' active involvement in joint monitoring of individual and common plans of action for health interventions. Promote peer-exchange of experiences and lessons-learned within the cluster partnership.Advocacy14. Identify core advocacy concerns for the Health Cluster through a consultative process: develop joint cluster/ inter-cluster initiatives to ensure regular and consistent advocacy is conveyed to the RC/HC and Humanitarian Country Team. Advocate for collective action, collective results, and collective accountability;15. Represent the Health Cluster in inter-cluster coordination mechanisms at country/field level, contribute to jointly identifying critical issues that require multi-sectorial responses, and plan the relevant synergistic interventions with the other clusters concerned.16. Advocate for priorities in the health sector, including protection for health workers and health facilities and the highest possible integration of the health related activities in the humanitarian agenda.Perform any other cluster related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education Essential : An advanced university degree (Master's level or above) in Public Health, Medicine or International Health or related field. Desirable : Specialized training in emergency management, international aid, humanitarian principles, health system recovery, and health cluster coordination. Experience Essential : At least 7 years of relevant experience at national and international level, in developing and promoting collaborative partnerships in emergency and humanitarian relief operations, including experience in managing and coordinating health programs in chronic and acute, sudden-onset emergencies. Desirable : Relevant work experience in WHO, other UN agencies, relevant non-governmental or humanitarian organizations. Skills • Demonstrated knowledge of the rapid response operations and their implementation in emergencies as related to public health, complemented by demonstrated ability to identify and manage difficult situations, to lead and direct multidisciplinary and multinational staff.• In-depth knowledge of emergency relief policies and practices within the UN, other UN Specialized Agencies, donor agencies, national and international NGOs.• Sound knowledge and experience about disaster prevention and preparedness programs and the incident management system. • Excellent negotiation skills and ability to convene stakeholders and facilitate a policy process among UN, NGOs, national health authorities and donors. WHO Competencies Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication 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 :  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 71,332 (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 2562 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. For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int. WHO is committed to workforce diversity. WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. 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World Health Organization (WHO) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Full time