Technical Officer at WHO, Ulan Bator, Mongolia

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Deadline: 26 July 2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Technical Officer in Ulan Bator, Mongolia. The duration of this post is 2 years.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Technical Officer will perform following functions:

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  • EPI:
    • Provide technical support to the MOH in the effective implementation of the national strategy for vaccine-preventable diseases.
    • Manage and coordinate all WHO/EPI programmes and related activities.
  • Viral Hepatitis:
    • Facilitate the implementation of the workplan on viral hepatitis.
    • Provide technical support to the MOH and NCCD in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of “Healthy liver” national programme.
    • Provide technical assistance in capacity-building of primary and secondary health care providers on viral hepatitis prevention and control.
    • Provide technical assistance to the MOH and NCCD on strengthening chronic hepatitis B and C surveillance.
    • Assist the MOH in promoting research on viral hepatitis.
  • TB and HIV/STI:
    • Provide technical support to the MOH and NCCD in the planning, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of the National TB, HIV/AIDS and STI programmes.
    • Provide technical support in reaching elimination of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, syphilis and hepatitis B.
    • Contribute to the effective planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Global Fund-supported project on TB, HIV/AIDS and other projects implemented by nongovernment organizations.
  • Others:
  • To establish operational framework for the various EPI programme plans and related activities of the EPI task force including with CSR, Stop TB and HIV foci.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • University degree in medicine or public health, or other health-related sciences from a recognizeduniversity.
  • Postgraduate degree in public health and/or epidemiology.
  • 5 year’s experience of working in the area of communicable disease prevention and control, particularly in the area of EPI, STI, HIV, TB, hepatitis prevention and control.
  • Experience in working with the MOH, civil society, development partners and local health authorities in the development, management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of EPI, STI, HIV, TB and hepatitis programmes.
  • Able to work with the MOH, NCCD and other partners on the subject; good knowledge of communicable diseases specialized in EPI, HIV/AIDS/STIs, TB and hepatitis natural history, epidemiology and control strategies; good communication skills, broad knowledge and skills in planning, managing, and evaluating of programmes on HIV/AIDS/STI, TB, viral hepatitis prevention, treatment, care and support.
  • Able to work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct.
  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Expert knowledge of Local MNG Language.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.