Wednesday, November 13, 2019

7 New Careers at World Health Organization (WHO)

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 Job Title: Risk Communication & Community Engagement Officers-SSA (Dodoma and Dar es Salaam) - (1905211)
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract duration: N/A
Job Posting: Nov 12, 2019, 1:07:47 PM
Closing Date: Dec 4, 2019, 1:59:00 AM
Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of-Dar-es-Salaam
Organization: AF_TZA Tanzania
Schedule: Full-time
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Background
In the context of the WHO Health Emergencies Incident Management System (IMS), at the country level, the incumbent will provide technical, operational and coordination support on all aspects related to community engagement; ensure that community engagement is considered and planned throughout all phases of the incident management cycle and integrated within the risk management and risk mitigation procedures.
The incumbent, technical focal point for community engagement, will report directly to the Health Operations Team Lead, under the overall guidance of the Incident Manager and Head, WHO Country Office. S/he will work closely with the relevant technical teams, ensuring that a) sociocultural factors are addressed in the formulation of public health interventions and b) frontline response staff with significant community interaction are prepared to engage effectively with affected and/or at-risk communities. S/he will work closely with the Risk Communication Officer and the Communication Officer in the WHO Country Office (WCO) to inform the design and implementation of risk communication strategies, tactics and messaging. The incumbent has first line responsibility for adapting and implementing community engagement strategies as well as ensuring that national authorities have access to best available guidance on participatory approaches/methodologies relevant to the context, which build on existing national and local expertise and knowledge. The incumbent will identify and support national authorities to coordinate with key stakeholders and partners working at the community level to ensure that the community engagement and social mobilization strategies are technically and operationally aligned with public health measures, and that service delivery and quality issues are fed back into technical and operational decision-making. The incumbent will also work closely with districts to strengthen Risk communication by health workers, VHTs, district leaders and community leaders and other volunteers. S/he will work closely with community leaders, traditional healers and religious leaders to strengthen risk communication at community level. 
PLACE OF ASSIGNMENT
The Risk Communication & Community Engagement officers will be stationed in Dodoma Region, Tanzania.

3. TIMELINE AND REPORTING
Duration

The contract will be for six (06) months
Salary
Grade: NOB – 01 with amount of: TZS 8,476,250/- payable on monthly bases.
   
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Job Title: Surveillance Officer - SSA-NOB, Dodoma - (1905209)
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract duration: N/A
Job Posting: Nov 12, 2019, 12:18:15 PM
Closing Date: Dec 4, 2019, 1:59:00 AM
Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of-Dar-es-Salaam
Organization: AF_TZA Tanzania
Schedule: Full-time
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Background
In the context of the WHO Health Emergencies incident management system, at the country level, the incumbent will coordinate and implement technical activities directed towards surveillance of outbreaks and health emergencies, scale up the implementation of evidence-based interventions, facilitate policy and decision-making processes through improved health information coverage, analysis and quality throughout the full cycle of the incident.
In the country of assignment, reporting to the Team Lead, and based on priorities set by the Incident Manager and the WHO Head of Country Office, and working closely with counterparts at the respective regional office and HQ, the incumbent will act as the technical expert for the surveillance programme. S/he will provide technical oversight for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of public health policies and programmes pertaining to surveillance of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases particularly those with epidemic and pandemic potentials. The incumbent will work in close collaboration with relevant technical officers at the level and subnational levels. 
PLACE OF ASSIGNMENT
The Surveillance officer will be stationed in Dodoma Region, Tanzania.

2. TIMELINE AND REPORTING
Duration

The contract will be for six (06) months
Salary
Grade: NOB – 01 with amount of: TZS 8,476,250/- payable on monthly bases.
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Position: Finance Assistant, (Special Services Agreement) - (1905202)
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract duration: N/A
Job Posting: Nov 8, 2019, 10:49:50 AM
Closing Date: Nov 29, 2019, 10:59:00 PM
Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of-Dar-es-Salaam
Organization: AF_TZA Tanzania
Schedule: Full-time
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Background
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently supporting Tanzania government prepare for an EVD outbreak. As the recognised lead agency in health matters, WHO has engaged with donors and partners such as Swiss Government, DFID (UK) and USAID and approximately US$1,300,000.00 has been mobilized so far to support the preparedness activities. Given the interest by partners, more funding is expected as the activities roll out.
Terms of Reference FINANCE ASSISTANT (G5) SSA
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compile and verify payment voucher supporting documents such as, invoices, receipts, identification documents, vehicle log books, registration forms etc.
  • Support payment processing by;
  • Assist in payment verifications before actual payments.
  • Filling in of VAT prepayment forms, form 736, Invoice templates.
  • Processing supplier invoices for payment.
  • Processing Travel Agencies invoices for payment.
  • Reviewing supplier account statements & clearing outstanding payments.
  • Scanning of payment vouchers for submission in the E-Imprest
  • Daily filling of payment vouchers.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Required Experience
A minimum of five years of relevant practical experience in accounting, finance or administrative work, some experience in WHO an asset, with a good knowledge of financial rules and regulations, procedures and practices of an organization in the UN system.
Required Educational Qualifications
Completion of secondary school education or equivalent. Additional relevant higher education, especially in accounting/finance/business administration is an advantage.

Training
Training in accounting an asset as well as sound knowledge of administrative procedures. Proficiency in the use of standard office software such as MS Word, Power Point, Excel, etc., ideally with training in online work planning and financial systems.

Functional skills and knowledge
Ability to work under pressure
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Ability to work in stressful context and under tight deadline.

Competencies
Communication in a credible and effective way
Producing results
Fostering integration and team work
Moving forward in a changing environment

Language
Excellent knowledge of English and a good working level in the other language (Swahili), with the ability to read/understand, to draft non-standard correspondence, and to communicate efficiently and with courtesy in both languages.

Duration
The contract will be for six (06) months
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Position: Health Policy Planning Coordinator (Roster: Botswana, Eritrea, eSwatini, Gambia, Ghana, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe) - (1905039)
Grade: P4
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract duration: Two (2) years
Job Posting: Nov 8, 2019, 7:14:43 PM
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2019, 1:59:00 AM
Primary Location: Botswana-Gaborone
Other Locations: Lesotho-Maseru, Ethiopia-Addis Ababa, Malawi-Lilongwe, Zimbabwe-Harare, Gambia-Banjul, Uganda-Kampala
Organization: AF/HSS Health Systems and Services
Schedule: Full-time
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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
A key purpose of the WHO Health System Strengthening Framework for Action is to promote a common understanding of what a health system is and what constitutes health systems strengthening. It also provides a basis to support countries in scaling up health systems and services: addressing bottlenecks in a collaborative, coordinated way, driven by desired health outcomes, to achieve sustainable system-wide effects. To be most effective, this process must be country-led, based on priorities set out in comprehensive national health plans.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
At the country level, the incumbent will support building resilient health systems based on primary health care, supporting universal health coverage. The work encompasses the following areas: health system strengthening including financial protection and governance for social and human rights; organization of health services with focus on people-centred and integrated health care along the life time continuum of care; strengthening of procurement and supply of pharmaceutical and other health commodities; health workforce, capacity-building and skills strengthening for health.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
The incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities which are performed according to the needs and agenda:
1. Provide technical guidance and support in the development and implementation of robust national health policies, programmes and plans.
2. Advise and collaborate on the development, implementation, and evaluation of technical cooperation programmes in the areas of health governance, health policy and systems development, health services organization and management supporting universal health coverage.
3. Support high level advocacy for increased investment and multi-sectoral action for health
4. Support the establishment of standards for the design, organization and functional health programming and operation of health systems based on primary health care, supporting universal health coverage, integrated health and pharmaceutical services networks including hospitals, integrated reproductive maternal, newborn and child health, public health infrastructure and services.
5. Provide technical assistance to Member States to design an essential health service package, taking into consideration the social and cultural aspects for the effective use and access to services.
6. Ensure continuity of care at emergencies particularly for people with chronic disorders, pregnant mothers, children under five years’ morbidities and disabilities, etc. and provide measures to strengthen referral channels.
7. Contribute to the identification and targeting of health inequities and the inclusion of vulnerable groups to ensure equitable access to quality health services.
8. Contribute to the development, planning, and training of human resources in health aimed at increasing the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of the workforce; organize, conduct, or facilitate capacity-building activities.
9. Coordinate the planning and implementation of the technical activities pertaining to quality of care and the health services infrastructure (nursing, pharmacy, laboratory, medicines, vaccines, and medical diagnostic and therapeutic devices, health information system including vital statistics and medical record keeping) and priority programmes based on the needs of affected populations.
10. Disseminate up-to-date knowledge and findings in the various areas of specialization; advise on the introduction and transfer of experiences and technologies through capacity-building processes.
11. Support the development and consolidation of the health information system to assist in the decision-making processes; provide information on the health situation, status and trends pertaining to the effective and efficient management of health services.
12. Cooperate with internal team members, national authorities, international cooperation agencies, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, and other relevant stakeholders, in order to develop alliances and networks that promote access to quality primary care services for the affected population.
13. Provides leadership and guidance to the Health Systems team, ensuring that activities are carried out in a highly professional and timely manner, where needed.
14. Perform any other incident-specific related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education

Essential: An advanced university degree (Master’s level or above) in public health, health systems/services administration, health management or health related field from an accredited/recognized institute.
Desirable: Post-graduate qualification in policy analysis
Experience:
Essential:
At least seven years of progressive and related experience, at the national and international levels, in areas related to health policy, planning and management, health systems recovery and development, health services delivery in emergencies, extension of health care services to underserved populations/areas, and developing strategies to overcome barriers to accessing health care services, including essential medicines.

Desirable: Prior humanitarian working experience at field level with WHO, other UN agency, health cluster partners; recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization with expertise in disaster and health emergencies response.

Skills and Knowledge
1. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
2. Working knowledge of online data collection applications, statistical analysis packages (Stata, SPSS, etc.).
3. Working knowledge of supply forecasting and inventory control systems for medical supplies.

WHO Competencies

1. Creating an empowering and motivating environment
2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
3. Ensuring the effective use of resources
4. Teamwork
5. Communication

Use of Language Skills
Essential: Excellent knowledge of English.
Desirable: Working knowledge of French.

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REMUNERATION

WHO offers staff in the Professional Category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at 72,637 US Dollars (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.
· 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.
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