Deadline: 31 August 2018
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Chief, Planning in Washington, D.C., United States. The duration of this post is for 2 years.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Chief, Planning will perform the following functions-
- Manage the strategic and operational planning processes, including development, monitoring and reporting on the Strategic Plan (SP), Program and Budget (PB) and biennial work plans (BWPs), and the implementation of the Results-based Management framework Organization-wide.
- Advise and manage the performance monitoring and assessment (PMA) process of the Organization’s Program and Budget and Strategic Plan at corporate, departmental and entity levels; ensure timely delivery, monitoring, assessment, and reporting on program execution.
- Lead and coordinate capacity building among PAHO staff and with external partners for planning, monitoring and assessment, including the development of strategies, policies and Plans of Action in collaboration with technical departments, country offices and the Governing Bodies Office (GBO).
- Provide technical guidance and support to organizational departments for the elaboration of voluntary contribution proposals; coordinate with External Relations and Partnerships (ERP) to support the mobilization of resources and the monitoring of projects supported by voluntary contributions.
- Provide authoritative advice and recommendations concerning the corporate planning process to the Director, Executive Management and Governing Bodies Members; participate and provide strategic advice in the development of broad organizational objectives and policies that have planning implications.
Applicants must have:
- Bachelor’s degree in management, planning, economics, or other health or social science and a master’s degree in management, business administration, public administration, planning, or a health-related field from a recognized university.
- 13 years of combined national and international progressively more responsible experience in the areas of corporate planning, health sector planning, program/project management or organizational performance monitoring, including supervisory experience.
- 2 years of experience in a UN organization would be an asset.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively use current technology and software, in particular for spreadsheets and presentations, as well as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and management information systems.
- Very good knowledge of English or Spanish with a working knowledge of the other language.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WHO.