Deadline: 26 November 2021
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Program Management & Partnership Specialist in Washington, D.C., United States. The duration of this post is 11 months.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Program Management & Partnership Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Provide technical support to the Advisor, Antimicrobial Resistance, Project Managers, and Special Program personnel in the design, negotiation and implementation of technical cooperation projects, including resource coordination, performance monitoring and assessment, and use of evaluation tools to support the sound management of regular and extra-budgetary funds provide strategic support and inputs to develop new program initiatives to support the program of work.
- Engage in corporate efforts for strategic and operational planning, programming, budgeting and resource coordination and mobilization to enable the entity’s technical cooperation.
- Ensure that projects managed by the Teams, in particular the European Commission Action, are executed according to action plans and within established dates, ensure timely submission of financial and progress reports in accordance with donor agreements.
- Provide strategic support to develop and strengthen partnerships to synchronize and harmonize development initiatives with governments, development partners, private sectors, UN agencies and civil society organizations within the context of the RMN.
- Support the programmatic impact and ensure a high level of quality, accuracy of methods used to verify progress and the results.
- Participate actively in the Program Management Network (PMN) led by PBU.
Applicants must have:
- Bachelor’s Degree in a health or social science from a recognized University.
- 5 year’s combined national and international experience in the fields of health planning, project management, monitoring and evaluation, including experience in strategy formulation and strategic resource allocation.
- Practical knowledge of results-based management concepts and tools and their applications especially related to outcome formulation and indicator development.
- Theoretical and practical knowledge of international technical cooperation, with emphasis in the negotiation and management of international cooperation programs and projects.
- Demonstrate ability to effectively use a computer and utilize software programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Outlook.
- Other IT skills and knowledge of other software programs such as Project will be an asset.
- Very good knowledge of Spanish or English with a working knowledge of the other language.
- Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.