Advisor, Program Management and Administration at WHO, Washington, D.C., United States

Deadline: 28 September 2017

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Advisor, Program Management and Administration in Washington, D.C., United States. The duration of this job is 2 years.

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Advisor, Program Management, and Administration will perform the following functions-

  • Ensure close collaborative working arrangements with the WHO Health Emergencies’ (WHE) Management and Administration department and units, at global and regional levels.
  • Provide guidance on the implementation and development of the Organization’s technical cooperation projects and activities by planning and monitoring all financial and administrative services required.
  • Provide guidance to formulate general and specific budgetary estimates for regular and voluntary contribution proposals.
  • Oversee the administration, control, and disbursement of funds within the approved budgetary allocation in accordance with established regulations and procedures and within the authority delegated.
  • Coordinate and ensure the provision of high quality, predictable human resources, security and staff well-being services.
  • Support the Unit Chief, Emergency Operations Unit to manage to the source of human resources for events, including development and maintenance of rosters and candidates for rapid deployment of resources during emergencies.
  • Provide coordination, guidance, and management, and evaluate the performance of staff.
  • Establish clear work objectives, conduct timely and effective performance appraisals, provide coaching and feedback, and support staff development opportunities.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • A university degree in a health or social science and a master’s degree in management, public health, health administration, economics or a related discipline from a recognized institution.
  • Specialized training in leadership or management and in emergency /humanitarian response would be an asset.
  • 9 years of combined national and international experience in management and administration of public health programs, including at least 3 years of management experience in positions with direct responsibility for managing both human and financial resources.
  • Relevant work experience in the United Nations or other multilateral institution, non-governmental or humanitarian organizations.
  • Field experience in public health programs or emergency response programs would be an asset.
  • Very good knowledge of English or Spanish with a working knowledge of the other language.
  • Knowledge of French and Portuguese would be an asset.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WHO.

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