Deadline: 28 September 2021
World Health Organisations (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Procurement Assistant in Geneva, Switzerland. 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 Job Responsibilities
The Project Management Officer will perform the following functions:
- Provide support to the overall programme management, grants management, budget, work planning, including the development, day-to-day operation, monitoring and evaluation of work plans to ensure the effective execution of the outbreaks and health emergencies programmes.
- Collaborate, with technical leads and other teams, in the development, implementation and monitoring of the technical, operational and HR work plans.
- Ensure proper use of designated funds to achieve results as per defined indicators underpin compliance with project management principles.
- Liaise with Resource Mobilization Officer to secure rapid funding for immediate needs; with sustainable, predictable financing for programme activities.
- Monitor the analysis, consolidation and dissemination of information on programme management.
- Contribute to the preparation of monitoring and progress reports, briefings, proposals, reports, communications and advocacy documents required for strategic decision making.
- Attend various project management meetings, coordinate relevant activities, ensure predictable follow-up on agreed action points with relevant stakeholders.
- Develop flexible solutions to support WHO’s outbreak and health emergency operations, in line with the IMS standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Applicants must have:
- University Degree in management, administration, health policy/planning, economics, social development, social sciences or international relations from a recognized/accredited institute.
- Formal training in project management.
- Minimum 5 year’s experience in project management with experience planning, grant management, budget, finance and/or related field, including sound understanding of resource mobilization.
- Relevant work experience in WHO, other UN agencies, Health Cluster Partners, recognized Humanitarian Organizations or relevant nongovernmental organizations.
- Provide technical support to the overall programme management, grants management, budget, work planning, including the development, day-to-day operation, monitoring and evaluation of work plans to ensure the effective execution of the outbreaks and health emergencies programmes.
- Expert knowledge of English.
- Intermediate knowledge of French and WHO Languages.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.