Deadline: 3 November 2021
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Grant Officer in Sana’a, Yemen. 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 Team Lead will perform the following functions:
- Lead the technical assistance in the development and improvement of national multisectoral policies and strategies, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, training, epidemiological surveys and research in the areas of NCDs, social determinants of health, climate change and health, health promotion, mental health, injury prevention and road safety, disabilities, eye and ear health.
- Supervise and review the progress in the workplan and provide necessary technical leadership and steps for effective and efficient implementation, monitoring and reporting of planned activities.
- Initiate the development of appropriate and sustainable interventions to help achieve the national goals and targets for prevention and control of NCDs and promotion of healthy life style through primary health care and integrate evidence-based NCD interventions as part of UHC plans and strategies.
- Provides country-level coordination, management and technical support to the Government to Reduce Tobacco Use and other risk factors.
- Support the Government in strengthening, implementing and evaluating national tobacco control action plans, evidence-based policies and/or legislation and programmes.
- Assist the Government in linking social determinants of health and climate change and health, to the political commitments towards multi-sectoral legislation or systems reform in Indonesia and other relevant initiatives towards multi-sectoral action.
Applicants must have:
- Bachelor’s Degree in medicine and advanced University Degree in Medicine or Public health or a related field.
- Advance training on NCDs and / or health promotion.
- 10 year’s relevant experience including considerable experience obtained in international context in non-communicable disease prevention and control, including advocacy and health policy development.
- Experience in UN and/or other international organizations.
- Experience in promoting healthy lifestyles in developing country setting.
- Sound knowledge and experience in capacity building, programme planning, implementation management. monitoring/evaluation and proposal writing.
- Expert knowledge of English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.