HSS Specialist at WHO, Sokoto, Nigeria

Deadline: 27 November 2018

World Health Organisation (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of HSS Specialist in Sokoto, Nigeria. The duration of this post is 12 months.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The HSS Specialist will perform following functions-

  • Coordinate project activities and facilitate opportunities for timely results attainment.
  • Liaise with the health sector leadership and appropriate stakeholders to resolve implementation bottlenecks.
  • Coordinate state Partners to facilitate synergy and maximize resources use for HSS initiatives.
  • Support the documentation and sharing of lessons learned from the implementation of project’s initiatives at various platforms at state levels.
  • Participate in key federal level HSS planning and monitoring activities to ensure incorporation of Health information and health financing.
  • Effective and timely delivery of WHO Country Office Key Performance Indictors (KPIs) including ePMDS, travel request, travel claims, activity reports, HSS Project Multiyear Plan implementation monthly report (with special focus on federal and state-level health workforce information system).

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • First University degree in medicine, public health, social science or economics.
  • Advanced university diploma or degree in health systems management, public health or other related area is an added advantage.
  • 2 years of experience in policy, planning, managing or developing health systems including M&E, health financing and HRH.
  • Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of the Nigerian health system including health information system management and health financing.
  • Previous experience in WHO, UN or other international organizations.
  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Nationality of Nigeria.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.