• Job Vacancy at World Health Organization -2 Positions

  • Posted on: 22 December, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Our goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people.

    Together we strive to combat diseases – infectious diseases like influenza and HIV and noncommunicable ones like cancer and heart disease. We help mothers and children survive and thrive so they can look forward to a healthy old age. We ensure the safety of the air people breathe, the food they eat, the water they drink – and the medicines and vaccines they need.

    HR Officer

     

    Job description

    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 (AFR) 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 Country Support team will function as dedicated, client focused business partnering and “one-stop-shop” for all HR services offered to Country Offices from one geographic location.

    Description Of Duties

    • Coordinate HR services within the portfolio ensuring compliance with organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations as the single point of contact for the managers and staff members;
    • Provide HR policy advisory services to the HR staff and management within countries of focus; Advise, support and implement HR planning for the countries of focus, providing guidance to managers on staffing matters as well as entitlements and benefits;--> Implement workforce and succession plans keeping guided by turnover numbers due to upcoming separations, reassignments and retirements of staff;
    • Provides advice on recruitment and selection processes for local positions, leading to timely sourcing, selection and placement of required talent. Initiates transparent and competitive centralized recruitment and selection processes in Stellis (review of job descriptions, provision of input to job classification process, vacancy announcement, longlisting, shortlisting, testing, support in interviews);
    • Manage the non-staff recruitment for consultants, interns, SSAs, secondees, UNVs, etc.;
    • 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 coordinating orientation sessions with the staff development team;--> Liaising with the Staff Development Team, provides advice on learning & development options for staff;
    • Provide advice on position descriptions and ensure all positions are updated and properly classified in the Global Management System (GSM);
    • Advise staff 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;
    • 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 Officers covering the portfolio.

    Required Qualifications

    Education

    Essential: First university degree in human resources management, business or public administration, administrative law, social sciences or related areas. For WHO staff only, equivalent professional training or self-study/work experience.

    Experience

    Essential:

    Minimum five (5) years of experience in Human Resources Management and planning.

    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.

    Skills

    Good knowledge of human resources management theories and principles; ability to interpret Staff Rules and HR policies and determine entitlements; ability to counsel and communicate effectively; and demonstrated supervisory skills.

    WHO Competencies

    • Teamwork
    • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
    • Communication
    • Producing results
    • Creating an empowering and motivating environment
    • Use of Language Skills

    Essential:

    Expert knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of French.

    Desirable:

    • Intermediate knowledge of Portuguese.
    • The above language requirements are interchangeable.

    National Professional Officer

     

    Job description

    OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

    WHO Representative's Office supports the formulation, implementation and evaluation of National Health for all strategies; develops and manages the organization's programms of technical co-operation at country level and coordinates the organization's activities with those of other collaborators and with the Government's' National Health Programme

    Description Of Duties

    • Serves as WHO focal point for MNCAH activities in the country toliaise with, and provide support to, all relevant government departments and institutions.
    • In collaboration with all agencies actively involved, assist the Ministry of Health to plan an effective MNCAH programme, advocating the integrated approach, within the PHC development process.
    • In collaboration with the MNCAH Division, organize training seminars/workshops and meetings to train health personnel and to strengthen management at central, intermediate district and local levels.
    • Networks with other related programmes (such as EPI, Malaria, HIV/AIDS, CDD, ARI and others) with the aim of improving maternal, neonatal,child, health and adolescent healthindicators.
    • Promotes operational research on MNCAH and assist national officials at all levels and the community in the development of such projects.6.Monitors Global and AFRO indicators relating to Maternal, Neonatal, Child,Adolescent, Health and Development.
    • Supports the Ministry of Health in planning and implementation a supplementary and therapeutic feeding programme and providing assistance in reproductive health intended to groups of vulnerable populations (young children, pregnant and lactating women and adolescent) affected by disasters.
    • Prepares progress reports of activities undertaken.9.Performs other duties assigned by WR.

    Required Qualifications

    Education

    Essential:

    University Degree in Medicine, or other health-related fields and equivalent professional training.

    Desirable:

    Post graduate qualifications in Epidemiology,Specialised Training in child, new born and adolescent health.Public Health or Obstetrics/Gynaecology or paediatrics.

    Experience

    Essential:

    At least5 years of practical experience in planning, implementing, monitoring and supervision of MNCAH activities at national level

    Desirable:

    Experience in working with bilateral or multilateral organizations in the country

    Skills

    • Knowledge of and experience in planning, project management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of various programs in pharmaceuticals, vaccines, and medical devices. Experience and proficiency in working with government and other partners in an effective and culturally competent manner.
    • Proven effective verbal and written communication.Capacity to work strategically and under tight deadlines on a results-oriented basis.Ability to develop innovative approaches and solutions, and solve problems.Ability to demonstrate effective interpersonal skills by working harmoniously as a member of a team, adapting to diverse educational, socio-political and cultural backgrounds and maintaining a high standard of personal conduct.
    • Basic computer skills including ability to utilize the standard Microsoft Office programs

    WHO Competesncie

    • Teamwork
    • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
    • Communication
    • Knowing and managing yourself
    • Producing results
    • Use of Language Skills

    Essential:

    Expert knowledge of English.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) / email(s) below to apply on company website.

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