Technical Officer at WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

Deadline: 10 August 2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Technical Officer in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of this post is 2 years.

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The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Technical Officer will perform the following functions:

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  • Support and participate in the conduct and dissemination of studies/surveys carried out by Cooperation and Collaboration with the United Nations System (CCU).
  • Assist in providing research and analytical support in relation to country focus, to senior members of the Department.
  • Support the design and development of induction materials with the relevant counterparts as well as in monitoring their implementation.
  • Organize and participate in meetings and prepare reports and other documents relating to CCU programmatic areas.
  • Contribute to the preparation and development of communication and advocacy materials related to CCU.
  • Maintain CCU’s intranet and internet pages ensuring regular updates with relevant information.
  • Perform other duties as required and instructed.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • First level university degree in development studies or health related field.
  • Post-graduate degree in public health, health administration.
  • At least 2 year’s experience in the area of development, public health and/or project management.
  • Excellent research and analytical skills in the fields of policies and strategies formulation and evaluation.
  • Excellent writing skills in English to contribute to written reports/documents by other senior professional staff and to identify critical issues and prepare a variety of documents, briefing materials.
  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills.
  • Good communication (oral/written) and inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and contribute to a team effort.
  • Computer literacy in standard office applications, share points and modern communication methods.
  • Expert knowledge of English.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.

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