Contracts and Procurement Officer at WHO, Geneva, Switzerland

Deadline: 12 May 2017

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Contracts and Procurement Officer in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of this post is 1 years.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Contracts and Procurement Officer will perform the following functions-

  • To manage the daily managerial office and workflow duties, e.g. budgets, work plans, monitoring and analysis, contractual and procurement issuance, in collaboration with administrative staff, and in liaison with PMNCH and WHO focal points as needed.
  • To develop and maintain annual results-based costed workplans and calendars of advocacy and strategic opportunities for IAP engagement, including coordinating and facilitating IAP participation in events and followup drafting inputs for donor and other reporting obligations.
  • To be lead focal point for the IAP website content development, in coordination with the PMNCH.
  • To support the external relations awareness-raising and outreach efforts on the IAP, its recommendations and mandate in order to help drive strengthened accountability, through.
  • Coordination of IAP report launches and side events, including consultation meetings with stakeholders; coordinating key messages dissemination, outreach and targeted advocacy plans.
  • Oversight of development of the IAP’s contact list in collaboration with administrative support staff.
  • Briefs and talking points in support of IAP outreach and advocacy efforts, and for Co-Chairs and Members’ public and technical engagements, including background research.
  • Track keeping of relevant inter-governmental processes and negotiations in New York, Geneva and regional levels and prepare summary analyses of relevance to the IAP’s strategy development, substantive and policy-advocacy directions.
  • Participation in stakeholder meetings of civil society, technical experts and the United Nations, as may be assigned.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • University Degree in a related field of SRMNCAH and the IAP’s areas of focus, such as public health, international affairs, human rights law, gender equality, adolescent development or demography and statistics.
  • Minimum 7 years of national and international relevant experience, including experience in the field of sexual and reproductive, maternal-newborn, child and adolescent health.
  • Experience in public health programme management/administration.
  • Demonstrated experience in global-level networking and partnership-building field.
  • Experience in research and analysis, or statistics, and in preparation and publishing of technical and/or policy-oriented reports and articles.
  • Experience working at international, regional and/or developing country levels.
  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Intermediate knowledge of French.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.

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