World Health Organization (WHO) is offering a position as Technical Officer (Alliance for Health Policy & Systems Research Secretariat) based in Geneva, Switzerland. The successful candidate will assist in the development of technical documents and concept papers: conduct literature reviews as well as other research and produce annotated bibliographies and synthesize reports. Among the duties of this position is furthermore to assist in the development of training materials and courses: support the Manager, HSR in the development of training materials, develop and implement evaluations of training workshops and courses. Furthermore among the duties of this position is to do the tracking of Alliance HPSR grantees: develop a database of current and former grantees, conduct a follow-up survey on an annual basis, develop a report on how the Alliance HPSR has impacted institutions and individuals. Eligible candidates must hold a University degree in Social, Health, or Integrated Sciences. At least one year of relevant work experience related to health research and training are needed to qualify for this vacancy. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English. Apply until 9. December 2016.
World Health Organization (WHO) is accepting applications for the position as Technical Officer (Health Systems and innovation) situated in Geneva, Switzerland. The tasks of this position include to support the Project Manager in organizing and carrying out the work of the team. The successful candidate will also collaborate with Blueprint team leads and focal points to ensure efficient implementation of the activities. The successful applicant will furthermore prepare regular reports and updates on Blueprint implementation, including monitoring and resource management. Required to apply is a first level university degree in the field of communicable/tropical diseases/ public health/microbiology. At least one year of work experience in the field of communicable/tropical diseases/public health/microbiology are needed to qualify for this vacancy. To succeed in this job vacancy fluency is necessary in English. French would be desirable. The deadline for application is 15. December 2016.
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently hiring a qualified Technical Officer (Health Systems and innovation) in Geneva, Switzerland. The main duties of this vacancy include to contribute to the updates of the methodology in light of new findings, the annual review for the prioritized diseases and the preparation of the prioritization meetings. The tasks of this position additionally include to review technical documents as appropriate and assist the selection of prioritization, methodologies and their developments. The successful applicant will also contribute towards the development of other prioritization methodologies such as the prioritization of pathogens of greatest concern for or antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Required to apply is a University degree in medical, biological or other sciences. At least one year of work experience on mathematical modeling, algorithm design and implementation are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English or French. Apply until 23. December 2016.
World Health Organization (WHO) is hiring a qualified Technical Officer (Incidents) located in Geneva, Switzerland. He/She will support the Incident Manager and the IMS team in the development and implementation of the incident’s work plans and manage the day-to-day operations to ensure effective execution of the emergency activities. Additionally the successful candidate will facilitate the monitoring of the technical and operational work plans across the three levels of the organization. Track the multiple deliverables ensuring that activities are executed according to indicators. Also the successful candidate will identify gaps, recommend corrective actions and innovative solutions to support the incident operations, in line with the IMS standard operating procedures (SOPs). She/He will have a first university degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, International Relations or health related field from a recognized/accredited institute. A minimum of 1 year experience in supporting the management and implementation of programmes are required to apply for this position. To apply for this position fluency is required in English. Working knowledge of another WHO official language would be an asset. The deadline for this vacancy is 4. December 2016.