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Planning Officer

  • health/wash
  • Full time
  • 2 weeks ago

Job Information

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    Job Level : Officer
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    Job Experience : 5 year
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    Job Qualifications Degree

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Job Description

Job Description

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMMEThe mission of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinator international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIESFacilitate a systematic collection of information pertaining to the joint operations plans (4Ws), from relevant WHO offices and key operational partners, to generate a consolidated overview of needs and requirements. Collaborate with relevant internal WHO teams and key operational partners in the development of a strategic response framework and joint operations plan (4Ws) to outline the response strategies to the emergency incident.3. Support the development of WHO’s incident management workplans and associated budgets outlining the required response activities and resources (staffing, equipment).4. Undertake regular planning reviews, with HQ teams and the relevant regional office when necessary, to provide periodic estimates and forecasts on response requirements based on technical needs.5. Coordinate data collection and analysis to monitor progress against plans according to established key performance indicators. Regularly report on response activities across all partners.Actively participate in internal and external communication activities and support resource mobilization efforts through providing overall analyses of needs and technical contributions to the development of project proposals and identifying budget needs.Monitor the implementation of WHO’s projects and grants, ensuring that implementation, expenditure and reporting are consistent with plans and projects. Analyse risks for implementation and bring them to the attention of the responsible officers.Work with relevant WHO teams and key operational partners on the preparation of a transition and response demobilization plan. 8. Provide guidance on project management, promote best practices on the development of work breakdown structures, project plans, timelines, etc. 9. Perform any other related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor.

Skills and Qualifications

Education

Essential: First university degree in public health, management, business or public administration or other social sciences from an accredited/recognized institute.
Desirable: Advanced university degree in public health, business or public administration. Specialized training in epidemiology, health management, or humanitarian interventions.

Experience

Essential: A minimum of five years of relevant experience,in planning, developing, managing and monitoring technical programmes or operations or financial reporting, in a public health or humanitarian international context.Demonstrated experience in coordinating with and reporting on the work of diverse teams and financial resources at international level.
Desirable: Experience working in WHO, the UN and/or international organization, health cluster partners and recognized humanitarian organizations including at the regional/country level. Experience in change management and organizational development.

Skills

Extensive practical knowledge of modern management principles and techniques, especially with respect to large operations at national, regional and/or global levels. Demonstrated knowledge and skills in reporting on large budgets and financial resources.Ability to clearly and articulately present concepts and strategies on a broad range of issues.Proven knowledge of programme and financial management as well as administration of complex health programmes and services at the international and country level.Concrete skills in conceptualizing strategies and public health interventions.Ability to perform and adapt to complex and changing political social and economic contexts.Knowledge of WHO or other UN agencies’ governing mechanisms, procedures, planning and programme management.

WHO Competencies

Teamwork
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Communication
Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
Ensuring the effective use of resources

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of another WHO language.

How to apply

Click the link bellow:

Job Description – Planning Officer (2400998) (who.int)

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 64,121 (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 2431 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 and/or an asynchronous video assessment 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.
  • According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.
  • 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.
  • The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.
    The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (<a href=”https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion” rel=”external” “=”” style=”text-decoration-line: none; color: rgb(0, 141, 201); font-size: inherit !important;”>https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply.
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  • An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the <a href=”https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values” rel=”external” “=”” style=”text-decoration-line: none; color: rgb(0, 141, 201); font-size: inherit !important;”>WHO Values Charter into practice.
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  • WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.
  • The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.
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