Deadline:6 November 2021
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Project Officer 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 Officer will perform the following functions:
- Coordinate planning and execution of the high-level ACT-Accelerator Facilitation Council meetings, including developing the agenda, overseeing logistics, drafting high-level political statements, organizing speakers & facilitators, preparing briefs and talking points.
- Manage communications with the Council Members, including ensuring appropriate protocol when required.
Oversee rotation of new Council Members, including tracking rotation of regional cooperation groups, official invitations and onboarding new countries.
- Facilitate the periodic meetings of the Council Co-Chairs and sub-groups, including both full council meetings and technical pre-briefings.
- Develop agendas, run-of-show documents as well as slide sets and related materials for the subject meetings, and follow up on key outcomes of the meetings.
- Support logistics, including moderation, facilitation and WHO facilities support.
- Manage invitations, registration and participants lists.
- Manage communications to Facilitation Council Members and Co-chairs.
- Prepare Briefing Notes and other information products on ACT-A related topics and issues.
Applicants must have:
- Advanced level University Degree (Master’s level or above) in Business Administration, Management, a health technical area (such as public health) or another field related to the tasks of the position.
- Minimum 7 year’s professional experience in project/portfolio management or partnership. development/coordination in the field of public health.
- Demonstrate experience at the international level.
- Effective project management skills, with strong planning and execution to deadlines to effectively carry out the work described.
- Expert knowledge of English.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.