Deadline: 27 November 2021
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Program Management & Partnership Specialist in Washington, D.C., United States. 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 Program Management & Partnership Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Provide technical support to the CDE/HT Unit for the management of regular and extra-budgetary funds, including resource coordination, performance monitoring and assessment, and use of evaluation tools as well as design, negotiation and implementation of technical cooperation projects.
- Engage in corporate efforts for strategic and operational planning, programming, budgeting and resource coordination and mobilization to enable the entity’s technical cooperation.
- Ensure that projects managed by the Team are executed according to action plans and within established timelines ensure timely submission of financial and progress reports in accordance with donor agreements.
- Provide strategic support to develop and strengthen partnerships to synchronize and harmonize development initiatives with governments, development partners, the private sector, UN agencies and civil society organizations within the context of the RMN.
- Support the programmatic impact and ensure a high level of quality and accuracy of methods used to verify progress and results.
- Participate actively in the Program Management Network (PMN) led by PBU.
Applicants must have:
- Bachelor’s Degree in a health or social science or in any other field related to the functions of the position, from a recognized University.
- 5 year’s combined national and international experience in the fields of health planning, project management, monitoring and evaluation, including experience in strategy formulation and strategic resource allocation.
- Practical knowledge of results-based management concepts and tools and their applications especially related to outcome formulation and indicator development.
- Demonstrate ability to effectively use a computer and utilize software programs such as Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint and Outlook.
- Other IT skills and knowledge of other software programs such as Project would be an asset.
- Very good knowledge of Spanish or English with a working knowledge of the other language.
- Knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.