Deadline: 2 May 2017
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Program Management and Partnership Specialist in Quito, Ecuador. The duration of this post is 2 years.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Program Management and Partnership Specialist will perform the following functions-
- Provide technical support and advice to the Representative and Country Office team on strategic and operational planning, program management, budgeting, resource coordination and mobilization to enable the implementation of the PAHO/WHO technical cooperation program in the country, consistent with the Organization’s mandates, priorities and results-based management framework.
- Support the development, monitoring and reporting on the Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) and Biennial Work Plan (BWP) consistent with the Organization’s policies and guidelines through a consultative and participatory approach with national counterparts and staff of the Representation and Headquarters.
- Provide technical support and guidance in the development, management, monitoring and reporting on project proposals for funding the approved BWP, applying best practices and lessons learned.
- Monitor Agreements on technical cooperation with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and strategic partners, at the international and national levels; apply the tools and systems for operational planning, and support the implementation of the planning, programming, budgeting and resource coordination processes through an entity- wide participatory process.
- Participate in the United Nations Country Team (UNCT) managerial groups, particularly regarding the elaboration, implementation and monitoring of the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF).
- Provide support to Risk Management Focal Point and Technical Advisors in completion of risk management analysis of BWP Programs and implementation of approved mitigation response plans.
- Perform other duties, as assigned.
Applicants must have-
- Bachelor’s degree in one of the health or social sciences from a recognized university.
- Master’s degree in public health, policy and planning, project management, health administration, public administration, management or related field would be an asset.
- 3 years of national progressively responsible experience in the areas of policy and health planning, project management, monitoring and evaluation, including experience in strategy formulation and strategic resource allocation.
- Experience in technical project management in the social fields, preferably health project management requiring coordination among different institutions, national and international, including government authorities would be an asset.
- Very good knowledge of Spanish with a working knowledge of English.
- Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WHO.