Program Management Officer at WHO, Bujumbura, Burundi

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Deadline: 31 July 2019

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Program Management Officer in Bujumbura, Burundi. 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 Program Management Officer will perform the following functions:

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  • Provide technical support to the overall management of the program, grant management, budget, Work Planning, including elaboration, day-to-day operation , monitoring and evaluation of workplans to ensure the smooth execution of Country Office programs.
  • Collaborating with technical and other teams in the development, implementation and monitoring of operational work plans; Technical and HR.
  • Ensure the appropriate use of the funds designed to achieve results in accordance with the defined indicators; maintain respect for project management principles.
  • Oversee the resource mobilization officer to obtain fast funding for immediate needs with sustainable and predictable funding of program activities.
  • Coordinate the analysis, consolidation and dissemination of program management information.
  • Contribute to the preparation of monitoring and progress reports, briefings, proposals, reports, communications and awareness raising materials for strategic decision-making, manufacturing.
  • Contribute to various project management meetings, coordinate relevant activities, ensure predictability and follow-up of agreed action points with relevant stakeholders.
  • Develop flexible and innovative solutions to support the operations of WHO Country Office in Burundi.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • First university degree in health sciences or social sciences, public health, administration, management, economics or a related field from a recognized educational institution with a specialization in international development and public health.
  • At least 5 years of combined national and international professional experience in project management in the areas of public health and / or international development.
  • Proficiency in project management, budgeting, finance, practices and ability to develop improved systems that support these processes.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to analyze and synthesize information from sources multiple.
  • Excellent knowledge and expertise in project design, monitoring and evaluation.
  • Strong professional skills in producing reports and convincing documents.
  • Expert knowledge of French.
  • Intermediate knowledge of English.
  • Nationality of Burundi.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.