Deadline: 21 September 2020
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Health Information Management & Risk Assessment Lead in Tripoli, Libya. The duration of this post is 12 months.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Health Information Management & Risk Assessment Lead will perform the following functions:
- Lead the team and be responsible for overseeing the work of the Information Management unit and/or coordinate the work of Information Management assets located throughout disparate units.
- Manage the timely and high-quality collection, analysis, production and dissemination of data/information.
- Include response specific information (what, where, who, how many, how quickly, current status), internal and external situation reports (SitReps), bulletins, rapid needs assessments, health risk assessments, and the Public Health Situation Analysis and health inputs into humanitarian needs overviews (HNO), and strategic response plans (SRP).
- Lead the development of project documentation based on the overall strategy and plan, for use by the emergency leadership to mobilize resources.
- Continually adapt planning and project documents based on available information and revolving emergency situation.
- Develop and improve field information management procedures at the local and regional levels to ensure that information management in the field provides the best possible functionality and usability to stakeholders.
- Ensure inter-cluster communication and information sharing.
- Oversee and design field epidemiological surveys if/where needed, such as mortality and vaccination coverage surveys, with support from epidemiologists as needed.
- Build the capacity of team members and partners involved in the planning and data/information management process.
- Provide ongoing technical guidance and training on data gathering and analysis, quality assurance, performance monitoring, information dissemination and management.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree (Master’s level or above) in information management, public health, or epidemiology, business or public administration, complemented by training in information management from an accredited/recognized institute.
- Specialization in information management systems.
- Training in humanitarian response or information management in emergencies.
- 7 year’s experience in information management, monitoring, needs assessment, project management, data management and information dissemination in the public health sector or health development sector, at national and international levels, part of which in emergency management or humanitarian context in leadership positions.
- Experience in developing and promoting collaborative partnerships.
- Experience in WHO, other UN agencies.
- Experience working in relevant non-governmental or humanitarian organizations.
- Experience in developing countries.
- Ability to design, manage, analyze and coordinate complex information system projects, computer-based applications and databases, web-based tools.
- Knowledge of programme management and functioning of WHO and the UN system is an asset.
- Expert knowledge of English and Arabic.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.