Deadline: 7 December 2021
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Health Information Management & Risk Assessment (HIM) Lead in Kabul, Afghanistan. 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 Health Information Management & Risk Assessment (HIM) Lead will perform the following functions:
- Lead the team and be responsible for overseeing the work of the Information Management unit and/or coordinate the work of Information Management assets located throughout disparate units.
- Manage the timely and high-quality collection, analysis, production and dissemination of data/information.
- Lead the development of project documentation based on the overall strategy and plan, for use by the emergency leadership to mobilize resources.
- Continually adapt planning and project documents based on available information and revolving emergency situation, as required this includes planning and management of human and material resources, expenditure, status of interventions and partner activities, progress towards achieving objectives, etc.
- Develop and improve field information management procedures at the local and regional levels to ensure that information management in the field provides the best possible functionality and usability to stakeholders
- Ensure inter-cluster communication and information sharing.
Applicants must have:
- Master’s level in Information Management, Public Health, or Epidemiology, Business or Public Administration, complemented by training in information management from an accredited/recognized institute.
- Specialization in information management systems.
- Specific training in humanitarian response or information management in emergencies.
- At least 7 year’s related experience with proven international exposure in information management, monitoring, needs assessment, project management, data management and information dissemination in the public health sector or health development sector, part of which in emergency management or humanitarian context in leadership positions.
- Experience in developing and promoting collaborative partnerships.
- Relevant work experience in WHO, other UN agencies experience working in relevant non-governmental or humanitarian organizations.
- Advanced use of MS Office, particularly spreadsheets, data visualization and analysis tools, and databases
- Design and management of information systems.
- Familiarity with geographic information systems (GIS).
- Skill in use of one or more statistical analysis programmes (e.g., R, STATA, SAS, SPSS.
- Excellent knowledge of English .
- Working knowledge of another WHO official language would be an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.