Program Management & Resource Mobilization Specialist at WHO, Washington D.C., United States

Deadline: 29 September 2017

World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Program Management & Resource Mobilization Specialist in Washington D.C., United States. The duration of this post is 2 year.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Program Management & Resource Mobilization Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Provide technical support and advice to the Country Health Emergency Preparedness & IHR Unit Team on strategic and operational planning, program management, budgeting and resource coordination and mobilization to enable the Program’s technical cooperation.
  • Support the Unit Chief, Project Managers, and Entity personnel in the design, negotiation, and implementation of technical cooperation projects, including resource coordination, performance monitoring and assessment, and use of evaluation tools to support the sound management of regular and extra-budgetary funds.
  • Provide strategic support and inputs to develop new program initiatives to support the program of work.
  • Ensure that projects managed by the Unit are executed according to action plans and within established schedules.
  • Support the programmatic impact and ensure a high level of quality, the accuracy of methods used to verify progress and the results.
  • Maintain effective partnerships with all project stakeholders to exchange critical and technical information and resolve program/project implementation issues to ensure results are achieved as planned.
  • Assist in technical activities related to information and knowledge management (web sites and presentations) in support of the Unit’s program of work.
  • Work in close coordination and interaction with the Department’s Management and Administrative and Resource Mobilization Teams.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor’s degree in business studies, health or social science, or related field from a recognized university.
  • 5 years of combined national and international experience in the fields of health planning, project management, monitoring and evaluation, disaster management, administration, or related field.
  • Experience in disaster/emergency management /humanitarian response and working with UN organizations would be assets.
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of international technical cooperation, with an emphasis in the negotiation and management of international cooperation programs and projects.
  • Excellent organizational and analytic skills combined with strong professional oral and writing skills including the development of reports, oral presentations, and technical/persuasive documents for consideration at the highest levels of the Organization.
  • 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, please visit WHO.

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