Deadline: 23 January 2020
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Technical Officer (Health and the Environment) in Manila, Philippines. The duration of this post is 1 year.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Technical Officer (Health and the Environment) will perform the following functions-
- Collaborate with Member States, non-government organizations, international partner agencies, ACE, WHO country offices, WHO collaborating centres and other organizations in developing plans and activities on programmes by assessing regional situations and needs, defining priorities for WHO support, developing plans and projects, identifying sources of funding, and implementing and evaluating the plans and projects.
- Coordinate intersectoral cooperation for effective and efficient management of environmental health risk factors at regional and national levels.
- Liaise communication and to facilitate close cooperation between the Republic of Korea and WHO WPRO in the implementation of environmental health programme in the Region and to tailor and share the successful and good policies and practices of environmental health in the Republic of Korea to other developing countries in the Region.
- Participate in and support interdivisional and inter-programme coordination and collaboration activities in the Regional office.
- Act for other regional staff members when necessary to facilitate continuity of work within units in the team.
Applicants must have:
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- Postgraduate degree (Master’s level or above) in environmental science or engineering or public health, medical sciences and other related academic background from a recognized university.
- Minimum 7 years of experience in planning or implementing projects, plans, programmes or applied studies relating to environmental health in both national and international level.
- Ability to communicate effectively in a cross-cultural setting.
- Work experience in project management (planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation) and writing of progress reports particularly under tight schedule and meeting of deadlines.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
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For more information, please visit WHO.