Program Specialist Management and Administration (MGA) Officer at WHO, Ethiopia

Deadline: 21 July 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Program Specialist Management and Administration (MGA) Officer in Ethiopia. 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 Jobs Responsibilities

The Program Specialist Management and Administration (MGA) Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Adapt and implement procedures, in compliance with existing policies and SOPs, for the administration, monitoring, control and evaluation of human, financial and material resources processes.
  • Support the formulation of general and specific budgetary estimates for the emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities; ensure the management of funding allocations and awards; track and report on financing against budget; support, monitor and report on financial implementation in compliance with WHO rules, emergency SOPs and delegations of authority.
  • Provide administrative support in the implementation of emergency operations through initiation of relevant proposals for all planned activities, in cooperation with the resource mobilization team, follow-up on donor proposals and reporting deadlines; ensure payments are made to support emergency programme plans and in compliance with rules and procedures.
  • Provide a range of human resources services, including forecasting future needs, facilitating rapid deployment of surge staff and international responders, sourcing, recruitment, medical clearance, travel to the relevant duty station, entry formalities, briefing and training, on-site administrative support, de-briefing and performance evaluations.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • First university degree, in public or business, administration, public health, finance or accounting, human resources management or other social studies from an accredited/recognized institute.
  • Advanced university degree in public health, business or public administration.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience, combined at the national and international levels in management and administration, including supervision of staff.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.

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