Deadline: 30 November 2021
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Technical Officer 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 Job Responsibilities
The Technical Officer will perform the following functions:
- Coordinate and collaborate with Member States, relevant units and partners in strengthening the management of NCDs focusing on primary health care level using evidence-based technical packages such as the WHO PEN and HEARTS technical package.
- Coordinate and collaborate with Member States and partners in strengthening cancer prevention and control in the Region, including cancer registration.
- Provide technical contribution in preparing the Regional Status Report/son Non-communicable Diseases, including coordinating with Member States in obtaining country-specific inputs in finalizing the Reports.
- Liaise with concerned technical units/departments/WCOs and provide technical contribution in documenting and finalizing the regional best practices in NCD management.
- Promote operational research to provide evidence for the development of effective, efficient and equitable interventions for management and delivery of NCD services.
- Assist the HPN in implementing the GPW 13workplan including organizing regional workshops and preparing meeting reports.
Applicants must have:
- Degree in Medicine with Masters Degree in Public Health or related health sciences from a recognized University.
- Doctoral Degree in public health.
- At least 7 year’s relevant experience, some of which should have been obtained in an international context in working in the field of public health in low-and middle-income country settings as well as at managerial level in the prevention and control of NCDs.
- Experience in primary health care services, public health management, sound knowledge in health research, and teaching/training of health personnel / providers.
- Technical and managerial competencies in public health for management of chronic NCDs.
- English language is required.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.