National Professional Officer at WHO, Kabul, Afghanistan

Deadline: 26 April 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of National Professional Officer in Kabul, Afghanistan. The duration of this post is 1 year.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The National Professional Officer will perform the following functions-

  • To organize press briefings and media visits, conduct trainings and briefing sessions for journalists, write and translate press releases and other communication materials into Dari and Pashto as well as respond to any media enquiries.
  • Draft and prepare official documents and reports (including newsletters, web articles, fact sheets, program updates, speeches for senior personnel, bulletins, brochures) and perform any needed translation into Dari and Pashto.
  • Develop content for social media in English, Dari and Pashto (Facebook/Twitter).
  • Organize events, trainings and workshops.
  • Visit WHO project sites to take photographs and collect material for human interest stories and articles as well as managing storage of photographs.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • University Degree in communications, journalism, international relations, politics or a related field.
  • At least 2 years of relevant experience working in the field of communications and external relations.
  • Previous experience working in a communications role for a UN organization.
  • Excellent drafting, writing and editing skills in English, Dari and Pashto.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.