Health Systems Adviser at WHO, Maputo, Mozambique

Deadline: 26 November 2018

World Health Organisation (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Health Systems Adviser in Maputo, Mozambique. 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 Health Systems Adviser will perform following functions-

  • Provide technical support, catalyse change, and build sustainable institutional capacity of the MoH in the formulation of plans, development and implementation of innovative approaches to health sector reforms with focus on service delivery, patient safety and health workforce.
  • Stimulate the generation, dissemination and application of valuable knowledge in the area of service delivery/HR and UHC.
  • Undertake in-depth health systems development analysis and policy dialogue based on specific national and regional policy issues, in close collaboration with the HSP Technical Unit and other relevant units within Health Systems and Innovations Cluster at both Regional and HQ level.
  • Provide leadership and engage in partnerships for the achievement of universal health coverage.
  • Enhance coordination and communication of partners using different funding mechanisms (e.g. the Global Fund, PROSAUDE) around one common plan and M&E platform.
  • Coordinate the health system cluster team development and implementation of work plans in support of integrated service delivery and the health sector reforms (not more than 20% of time).
  • Support the WR function in Advocacy, Partnership and Representation, implementation and review of CCS; Resource Mobilization, Policy Development and Technical Cooperation vis a vis the government, partners and AFRO programmes and Administration and Management of the country office.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced University Degree in a health related field with a postgraduate degree (master’s equivalent) in public health, health systems management, health policy/planning, health economics or related health/social sciences.
  • Training in health service delivery, policy analysis and development, health planning, human resources for health development and management.
  • At least 7 years of experience in the management of public health programmes including at least 5 years at international level.
  • Experience and knowledge of the work of WHO and other related UN agencies will be advantageous.
  • Expertise in developing health program strategies.
  • Good knowledge of policy making, planning and financing processes in the health sector and health coordination mechanisms.
  • Expert knowledge of English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.