Deadline: 9 November 2021
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Technical 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 Technical Officer will perform the following functions:
- Support the Hub lead in managing the regular meetings of the Envoys, Principals and FC co-chairs, including preparing agendas, presentations and briefings.
- Generate briefings, presentations, talking points, speakers’ notes, briefing notes and other information products in support of the ACT-A governance agenda.
- Ensure programmatic alignment and coherence across and between the ACT-A Leadership mechanisms.
- Maintain alignment with ACT-A Hub Technical and Advocacy workstreams.
- Collect inputs from across the ACT-A Hub team (including WHO, independent consultants and management consultants) to inform the ACT-A governance agenda.
- Coordinate the planning and execution of the high-level ACT-Accelerator Facilitation Council Working Group meetings, as needed, including developing the agenda, overseeing logistics, drafting high-level political statements, organizing speakers & facilitators, preparing briefs and talking points.
- Share tasks with Hub Technical and Project Officers as part of agile operation.
Applicants must have:
- Advanced level University Degree 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.
- Knowledge and experience of WHO.
- Effective project management skills, with strong planning and execution to deadlines to effectively carry out the work described.
- Ability to function with a high level of autonomy at work, willingness and ability to take responsibility yet with profound team-spirit.
- Expert knowledge of English.
- Intermediate knowledge of French and other WHO language.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.