Deadline: 10 March 2021
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of National Professional Officer in Beirut, Lebanon. 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 Job Responsibilities
The National Professional Officer will perform the following functions:
- Collaborate with the Ministry of Public Health in assessing the feasibility and needs for influenza sample collection, shipment and transfer of samples for laboratory testing to a reference influenza laboratory in the Region
- Prepare standard procedures for data collection, analysis and reporting
- Collaborate with the National Influenza Center to improve their capacity to collect, analyze, and report routine influenza surveillance data according to regional surveillance standards, through training and technical advice
- Establish influenza surveillance and laboratory networks to support evidence-based public health risk assessment and response strategies.
- Prepare for and organize trainings and webinars for surveillance teams on communicable diseases.
- Collect and analyze data information and interpretation; on Communicable Diseases.
- Contribute actively to the development of micro-plans for vaccination campaigns, monitor vaccination tracing indicators, update SOPs for vaccine management; review training materials, review IEC material, attend the RCCE meetings related to Vaccines.
- Participate in the development of project proposals and mobilization of sustainable resources for the effective operations of the related projects/programmes.
- University degree in Medicine, Public Health or Nursing
- At least 2 years of relevant experience, at the national level, in communicable disease control programs especially in epidemiology and surveillance of communicable diseases
- Theoretical and practical knowledge of public health, communicable disease control, analyzing data, concise reporting, and surveillance of communicable diseases
- Proven skills for the development, implementation and analysis of surveillance projects and activities, including budget programming and control
- Expert knowledge of English.
- Expert knowledge of Local language.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.