Monday, 17 December 2018

Latest Job Vacancies at the World Health Organization (WHO), 17th December, 2018

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Zonal Data Assistant – NEZ

Ref Id: 1806289
Location: Nigeria-Bauchi
Grade: G5
Contractual Arrangement: Individual service contractor
Contract duration: 6 Months
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Purpose of the Position

  • The objective of the post is to support the WHO data management activities at zonal level and provide evidence driven information for actions aimed at supporting the zone/states to:
    • Ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guides the surveillance and immunization program
    • Monitor achievement of recommended surveillance performance indicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted in Nigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy.
    • Provide evidences through the timely utilization of different data available and guide the program
Description of Duties
Under the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of IVE focal point and guidance of the  state coordinator the  monitoring and evaluation officer will carry out the following specific task:
  • Capture, maintain and up-date databases pertaining to each programmatic  area in EPI/PEI.
  • Update the all Zonal disease databases with results received from the laboratories and WCO
  • Track and obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to states on a bi-weekly frequency.
  • Maintain records of all hard copies of documents received from states and those forwarded to WCO through the zone
  • Document monthly activities –monthly reports transmitted by the 26th of the month shared with zone
  • Perform data harmonization, validation and cleaning on all data received before forwarding to ZDM/M&E
  • Provide regular feedback on data quality, timeliness and completeness to states for action.
  • Track and obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to relevant levels.
  • Follow up with states in the zone to acquire complete and timely data.
  • Create and secure back-up copies of data in the zone.
  • Provide all round data management support to the ZDM
  • Perform other activities as required by the Zonal Coordinator
Required Qualifications
Education:
  • Essential: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or data management related field with additional data management training
Experience:
  • At least 5 years’ experience in health related data management – Essential
  • Experience in data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management – Essential
  • Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (QGIS, ArcGIS, Healthmapper etc) – Desirable
Language skills
  • Essential: Fluent in written and spoken English
Skills:
  • Basic knowledge of ICT, mobile and web – based data technology
  • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures.  Demonstrated abilities for team-work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different background
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


Job Title: Zonal Data Assistant – NCZ
Job ID: 1806297
Location: Minna
Grade: G6
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract Duration: 12 months
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time
Objectives of the Programme
  • The objective of the post is to coordinate WHO data management and M&E activities at zonal level and provide evidence driven information for actions aimed at supporting the zone/states to:
    • Ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guidesthe surveillance and immunization program
    • Monitor achievement of recommended surveillance performanceindicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted inNigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy.
    • Provide evidences through the timely utilization of different data availableand guide the program
Description of Duties
  • Thespecific functions of the incumbent are:Establish, maintain and up-date databases pertaining to each programmatic area in EPI/PEI Perform data harmonization, validation and cleaning on all data received before forwarding to national level.
  • Provideregular feedback on data quality, timeliness and completeness to states foraction.
  • Trackand obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to relevantlevels.
  • Workclosely with Zonal M&E officer in the provision of monthly feedback onM&E/Accountability Framework to states
  • Produce monthly and quarterly analysis feedback from data to enhance decision making atrelevant levels
  • Supportthe zone with data presentation, analysis and interpretation.
  • Create and secure back-up copies of data in the zone.
  • Provide technical data management support to the zone and states.
  • Conduct data management training to build the capacity of officers.
  • Perform other activities as required by the supervisor.
Required Qualifications
Education
  • Essential: Completion of University degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Management and related field; preferably supplemented by a certificate in GIS.
  • Desirable: training in monitoring and evaluation.
Experience:
  • Essential: At least 5 years experience in data management and ICT in an international organization, NGO, government agencies or any other reputable organization.
Skills:
  • Thorough knowledge of data management/ICT skill; strong analytical skill.
WHO Competencies
  • Producing results
  • Communication
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Use of Language Skills
  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Remuneration
WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at NGN 8,200,887 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply



Job Title: 
State Data Assistant
Ref No: 1806287
Location: Kebbi
Primary Location: Sokoto
Grade: G4
Contractual Arrangement: Individual service contractor
Contract duration: 6 Months
Schedule: Full-time
Objectives of the Programme
  • The objective of the post is to support the WHO data management activities at zonal level and provide evidence driven information for actions aimed at supporting the state to:
    • Ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guides the surveillance and immunization program
    • Monitor achievement of recommended surveillance performance indicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted in Nigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy.
    • Provide evidences through the timely utilization of different data available and guide the program
Description of Duties
Under the overall guidance of the WHO country office representative and over all supervision of IVE focal point and guidance of the  state coordinator the  monitoring and evaluation officer will carry out the following specific task:
  • Capture, maintain and up-date databases pertaining to each programmatic area in EPI/PEI at state level including SIAs, RI, and surveillance data.
  • Maintain and ensure that the hard copy filing of disease CIFs are up to date with lab results within the state offices
  • Support the LGA Facilitators to make LGA level entries to the data tools provided from Zonal and National levels
  • Assist state coordinator with data presentations, analysis, and interpretation.  Prepare reports and disseminate as required to relevant levels
  • Ensure all disease line lists are up-to date . Copies shared with zones in timely manner
  • Provide all round technical data management support during IPDs including pre, intra, and post campaign data management.
  • Provide technical support in the administration of ODK checklist and use of ODK.
  • Maintain records of all hard copies of documents forwarded to WCO
  • Create and secure back-up copies of data in the state.
  • Provide all round data management support to the state
  • Perform other activities as required by the State Coordinator
Required Qualifications
Education:
  • Diploma in Computer Science, Statistics, Monitoring & Evaluation or data management related field with additional data management training.
Experience
Essential:
  • At least 3 years’ experience in health related data management.
  • Experience in data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management.
Desirable:
  • Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (QGIS, ArcGIS, Healthmapper etc)
Use of language skills:
  • Essential: Proficiency in English Language
Skills
Specific skills required:
  • Basic knowledge of ICT, mobile and web – based data technology
  • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures.  Demonstrated abilities for team-work.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different background.
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Application Deadline 31st December, 2018.


Job Title: Zonal Data Assistant – SEZ
Ref Id: 1806296
Location: Abuja
Grade: G6
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract Duration: 12 months
Objectives Of The Programme
  • The objective of the post is to coordinateWHO data management and M&E activities at zonal level and provide evidencedriven information for actions aimed at supporting the zone/states to (a)ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guidesthe surveillance and immunization program(b) monitor achievement of recommended surveillance performanceindicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine PreventableDiseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted inNigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy. c)provide evidences through the timely utilization of different data availableand guide the program
Description Of Duties
  • Thespecific functions of the incumbent are:Establish, maintain and up-date databases pertaining to each programmatic area in EPI/PEI Perform data harmonization, validation and cleaning on all data received before forwarding to national level.
  • Provideregular feedback on data quality, timeliness and completeness to states foraction.
  • Trackand obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to relevantlevels.
  • Workclosely with Zonal M&E officer in the provision of monthly feedback onM&E/Accountability Framework to states
  • Produce monthly and quarterly analysis feedback from data to enhance decision making atrelevant levels
  • Supportthe zone with data presentation, analysis and interpretation.
  • Create and secure back-up copies of data in the zone.
  • Provide technical data management support to the zone and states.
  • Conduct data management training to build the capacity of officers. 10. Perform other activities as required by the supervisor.
Required Qualifications
Education:
  • Essential: Completion of university degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Management and related field; preferably supplemented by a certificate in GIS.
  • Desirable: training in monitoring and evaluation.
Experience:
  • Essential: At least5 years experience in data management and ICT in an international organization, NGO, government agencies or any other reputable organization.
Skills:
  • Thorough knowledge of data management/ICT skill; strong analytical skill.
WHO Competencies:
  • Producing results
  • Communication
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources
Use of Language Skills:
  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English
Remuneration
WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at NGN 8,200,887 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.
Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Additional Information
  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/ Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/ Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.
  • Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.

Application Deadline 16th January, 2019.

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