Regional Adviser at WHO, New Delhi, India

Deadline: 5 May 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Regional Adviser in New Delhi, India. The duration of this post is 24 months.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Regional Adviser will perform the following functions-

  • To provide guidance and support to countries on implementation of national commitments in the UN Political Declaration.
  • To develop guidelines, strategies and facilitate implementation of non-communicable disease-related multisectoral policies and plans in SEAR countries.
  • To advocate for inclusion of NCDs into the national development plans and policies.
  • To facilitate implementation of “One WHO Workplan on NCDs” including establishment of global co-ordination mechanisms and UN Interagency task force missions to countries.
  • To co-ordinate with various technical units to monitor and report on regional flagship deliverables and indicators.
  • To forge regional cooperation for catalyzing integration of NCDs into the development agenda including through regional bodies such as ASEAN.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree and a medical degree from a recognized medical school/university; training in public health, preferably in 1 or more subjects of non-communicable diseases, with responsibilities for planning, management and research.
  • A PG degree in public health or NCD prevention and control.
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience, including considerable experience obtained in an international context, in the field of public health, preferably in 1 or more subjects of non-communicable diseases, with responsibilities for planning, management and research.
  • Expert knowledge of written and spoken English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.