Deadline: 28 May 2021
World Health Organisations (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Medical Officer in Male, Maldives. 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 Medical Officer will perform the following functions:
- Collaborate with national stakeholders and provides technical support in the formulation of the WHO programmes, detailed planning, management, implementing and monitoring of the WHO programme performance including proposal screening and reporting.
- Provide broad technical support across all technical categories but especially in strengthening disease surveillance, non-communicable diseases prevention and management in the Republic of Maldives.
- Work as a technical liaison for preparation, coordination and organization of the WHO technical assistance missions, national and international meetings and workshops including efficient travel and meeting schedules, briefings/ de-briefings and supervision/quality check of technical assistance.
- Coordinate and assist in preparation for the national and international meetings, workshops and other events by providing necessary technical support in developing briefs and background documentation, including review of the statistics, programmatic status and health situation overview.
- Actively seeks, working with experts and missions as well as through WHO and other sources, and provides valid technical information, statistics and updates on the issues related to public health of national importance and its relation to the regional and global priorities through various established platforms. e.g. programme meetings, stakeholders’ meetings, newsletters, WHO website and other official electronic channels.
- Update and maintain WHO website information to highlight programmatic progress as well as information on health situation and public priorities in the Maldives.
- Assist the WR in coordination with partners and stakeholders, donor relations and coordinating with UN and other international agencies; develop proposals for funding in the areas of public health and contributes to resource mobilization.
- Perform any other duties as assigned by WHO Representative.
Applicants must have:
- Medical Degree from a recognized University and Master’s Degree in a field of health-related policy, planning, Health Systems Management, Health Financing and/or other relevant field from a recognized institution.
- Post-graduate Degree in health science or public health or social sciences or management.
- Training in epidemiology and biostatics from a recognized institution.
- At least 7 year’s relevant progressive experience, with a focus on planning and management of health services and development programmes at national level including few years of demonstrated international exposure, with focus on planning and management and delivery of health services and development programs.
- Experience in multiple settings especially in resource constraint and developing countries.
- Knowledge and proven experience in public health and development work in limited resource environment including policy, planning, service delivery, quality improvement, and monitoring and evaluation.
- Sound knowledge in programme development, planning, implementation, and management skills, including proposal development.
- Ability to deal with complex issues and multi-tasking skills.
- Expert knowledge of English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.