The World Health Organization (WHO) is currently hiring a qualified Technical Officer, Research based in London, United Kingdom. He/She will collect data and carry out country monitoring and research in the area of health policies and systems analysis and to support dissemination and project management. Additionally the successful candidate will carry out literature and web searches, qualitative interviews and collates data in support of ‘Health Care Systems in Transition’ country profiles (HiTs) and/or studies. Also the successful candidate drafts/writes and edits papers/chapters with author teams. She/He will have an university degree in health, social sciences or other related subject. At least one year’s experience (including at an international level) of European health system or policy analysis and/or health systems research or analysis of organization/law/politics as it affects health systems is required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for application is 19. November 2016.
UNOPS is hiring a qualified Associate Technology Officer located in Valencia, Spain. He/She carries out feasibility studies, systems analysis, design, implementation and integration of new complex ICT systems and technologies into a day to day military or police related operation. Additionally the successful candidate will draft plan and specification for equipment and services requirements related to systems and technologies. Also the successful candidate will coordinate with other UNGSC units to support the related technogies. She/He will have an advanced university degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or Engineering or related fields. A first level university degree with a combination of 2 years’ relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of advanced university degree. A minimum of 2 years of progressively responsible experience in the functional area preferably in a military context. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. The deadline for this vacancy is 14. November 2016.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is hiring a qualified Editor located in Geneva, Switzerland. He/She will screen submission, read content and correct documents for errors and assist in the development of technical publications. Additionally the successful candidate will participate in the planning of content in various manuscripts and documents. Also the successful candidate will screen submitted manuscripts for suitability and propose external peer reviewers. Present reviewed papers to editors’ meetings and correspond with authors on those papers considered for publication. She/He will have an advanced university degree (Masters level or above) in Public Health or Medicine or closely related health field with additional specialization or training in editing. At least 2 years’ experience in clinical, research, and/or working in publishing positions in the life sciences. Experience in editing for a scholarly journal in the health field are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English and beginner’s knowledge of French. The deadline for this vacancy is 24. November 2016.