Programme Area Manager at WHO, New Delhi, India

Deadline: 29 June 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Programme Area Manager in New Delhi, India. The duration of this post is 2 years.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Programme Area Manager will perform the following functions-

  • Lead and manage the Country Health Emergency Preparedness & International Health Regulations Unit ensuring coordination and oversight of unit’s work programme promoting an environment of professional in quisitiveness, anticipating new challenges, seeking solutions and evaluating their effectiveness, demonstrating to stakeholders and collaborators a commitment to excellence.
  • Manage the regional work in the development, implementation and oversight of relevant strategies, programmes of work, and annual work plans in country health emergency preparedness & International Health Regulations.
  • With HQ, Regional and Country Offices, ensure the monitoring and evaluation of WHO’s organization-wide work plan.
  • Represent WHO at official meetings and in media context as needed.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree (Master’s level) in a health field or Medical degree complemented by a post-graduate degree in public health or public health-related discipline.
  • Specialized training inepidemiology.
  • Specialized training inemergency / humanitarian response.
  • Training in leadership or management.
  • At least 10 years of professional experience, including considerable experience obtained in an international context, in planning, developing and implementing health security, emergency, surveillance, disease control and public health programmes, and including at least 5 years of management experience in recognized leadership positions with direct responsibility for managing both human and financial resources.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.