Deadline: 14 June 2021
World Health Organisations (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Deputy Executive Director Unitaid in Geneva, Switzerland. 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 Deputy Executive Director Unitaid will perform the following functions:
- Support the Executive Director in the effective leadership and day-to-day operational management of the Unitaid Secretariat, participating as a member of the SMT and supporting efficient management of resources.
- Oversee effective tracking and reporting of Unitaid activities against organizational plans, priorities, and key metrics (e.g. Unitaid Board mandates and Key Performance Indicators).
- Ensure effective management of organizational information, knowledge, risk and quality.
- Support design and implementation of organizational culture and staff engagement activities.
- Represent Executive Director in high-level meetings and high-profile public events.
- Act for and executes the authority of the Executive Director in her/his absence. Undertakes other assignments as assigned by the Executive Director.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree in business, management, international development, public health, public administration, social/medical science or equivalent.
- Professional certifications or equivalents associated with global public health/development, such as behavior change, communication, epidemiology.
- At least 15 year’s progressive management experience, including at senior level.
- At least 5 year’s management experience at the international level.
- Extensive experience coordinating the work of cross-functional and multi-cultural teams.
- Demonstrate experience leading partner engagement at a senior level.
- Experience in managing teams in a variety of public health-related environments, ideally in the context of multi-partner programmes.
- Experience in performance-based monitoring and evaluation of projects and organizational risk management.
- Experience working with senior level staff/colleagues in an environment that is politically sensitive and highly visible.
- Experience living in and supporting the public health/development needs of people and communities in low and middle-income countries.
- Extensive experience in leading teams/departments, demonstrated experience with organizational programmatic and financial planning, management and reporting.
- Proven ability in providing leadership in a complex and international environment and Knowledge and understanding of development issues of low and lower-middle income countries.
- Expert knowledge of English plus intermediate knowledge of French, OR expert knowledge of French plus intermediate knowledge of English.
- Intermediate knowledge of Portuguese or Spanish.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.