Deadline: 28 April 2021
World Health Organisations (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:
- Provide project support to the FCV unit Collaborate, with technical leads and other teams, in the development, implementation and monitoring of the technical, operational and HR work plans.
- Contribute to the preparation of monitoring and progress reports, briefings, proposals, reports and communications required for strategic decision making.
- Attend various project management meetings, coordinate relevant activities, ensure predictable follow-up on agreed action points with relevant stakeholders.
- Assist in assessing the technical need of the team in a participatory manner. Follow up on action points in a timely manner, ensure that the projects are regularly monitored and reported on. Provide relevant information and consolidated feedback to the team members.
- Assist in coordinating and facilitating improved information and knowledge management within the team for the purpose of monitoring and evaluation, organizational learning and reporting, with a particular responsibility for maintaining and improving the activities databases.
- Participate in the administrative and logistical arrangement of meetings and other events.
- Undertake duty travel to FCVs to support project management, when necessary.
Applicant must have:
- University Degree in International Relations, Business Administration, Social Science or a related field from an accredited academic institution.
- University Degree in one of the aforementioned educational disciplines.
- At least 2 year’s relevant professional experience in project management, developing key performance indicators and monitoring deliverables.
- Relevant experience in WHO/UN or other INGO.
- Related experience in the context of FCV and humanitarian settings and exposure at the international level.
- Demonstrate skills in the development of reports and persuasive documents.
- Demonstrate organizational skills.
- Good knowledge of GSM and other WHO IT systems and process.
- Strong analytical skills and ability to analyse and synthesize information from multiple sources and conduct independent research.
- Expert knowledge of English.
- Intermediate knowledge of French.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.