Deadline: 4 July 2016
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Manager in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of this post is 2 years.
The Project Manager will be responsible for MenA vaccine transition, maintaining cohesion and facilitating effective communication within and outside the organization.
The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Project Manager will perform the following functions-
- Provide technical guidance and develop a work plan to ensure efficient use of technical, financial and human resources throughout the organization.
- Monitor, evaluate and periodically report on the progress of implementation of MenA activities and budget.
- Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders in the development of innovative recommendations on the advancement of work to ensure plans are achievable and realistic.
- Coordinate the timely reporting on activities and deliverables to donors and sharing of information with internal and external stakeholders.
- Develop and edit technical documents, proposals, reports and publications.
- Establish new and expand existing partnerships in the meningitis research community as necessary.
- Coordinate activities with internal and external counterparts to ensure sustainability of the achievements.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
Applicants must have-
- Advanced university degree in business administration, project management, public health, sciences or related field.
- Specialized training in public health, project management, epidemiology, vaccinology or related field is desirable.
- 7 years of experience in managing projects in public health, some of which at international level.
- Proven experience managing projects of a relative large budget (at least USD 1 million).
- Experience in multi-partners collaborations from multiple countries, government and non-government organizations and industry.
- Proven track record in producing and editing reports and publications.
- Experience working in an international organization is desirable.
- Experience working in developing countries is desirable.
- Fluency in English is essential.
- Knowledge of French is desirable.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit WHO.