Deadline: 28 July 2020
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of National Professional Officer (Universal Health Coverage) in Beirut, Lebanon. The duration of this post is 1 year.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Job Responsibilities
The National Professional Officer (Universal Health Coverage) will perform the following functions:
- Provide technical inputs in knowledge generation and dissemination of the Policy Support Observatory (PSO) workplan, with emphasis on the Governance related projects and the preparations for the National Health forum.
- Consolidate regular bottom-up participatory mechanisms to assess strengths and weaknesses of the health system and promote the priority setting process.
- Provide technical insights in the development of the National Health Sector Strategy.
- Work with government and national stakeholders on the production of strategic intelligence on the policy environment which includes stakeholders’ positions and interests, their capacities for meaningful sector policy dialogue) and on a regular policy assessment for the annual reviews.
- Contribute substantively on the recommendations for health system components, including but not limited to governance, access to medicines and health products, distribution and skills of health workforce, health financing, health management information systems and service delivery.
- Support the development of consensus on a monitoring and evaluation framework for the Primary Health Care reforms and develop mechanisms to effectively and regularly monitor its indicators including annual reviews preparation and inter-country peer-reviews.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree in health services administration, public health management or public health.
- Master’s Degree in Public Health or background in pharmacy.
- At least 2 year’s experience in areas of health system strengthening, health management or public health.
- Previous experience with WHO or UN organizations.
- Good knowledge of national health system.
- Familiarity with MOPH structure and programs is an asset.
- Advanced training in Health Governance.
- Excellent communication and drafting skills.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively.
- Good knowledge of WHO GPW13 and UHC.
- Understanding of the concepts of Governance in health and health systems.
- Knowledge of WHO and/or UN Strategy and policy development processes.
- Expert knowledge of English.
- Expert knowledge of Arabic.
- Intermediate knowledge of French.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.