World Health Organization Recruitment October 2019

World Health Organization Recruitment 2019

World Health Organization is
currently seeking suitable and qualified candidates to fill respective roles in
the organization

Organization Description

The World Health Organization (WHO) is
committed to making healthier humanity, where access to health care, protection
from emergencies, and promotion of healthy lives are available to all.

We are looking for talented and passionate people to work for
health.

WHO is committed to achieving workforce
diversity, aiming to achieve a broad representation of nationals of our member
countries. Particular attention is paid to candidates from developing countries
and gender balance. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis. All
posts are filled in accordance with WHOs competency model.

There are two key categories of staff at WHO:
professional (P) or directors (D) who are internationally recruited and general
(G) or national professional (NPO) staff who are recruited locally for both
fixed or short-term positions. We also run internship and opportunities for
junior professional officers (JPOs).

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position
below:

Job Title: International Consultant – Review
the National Human Resources for Health Policy and Development of the National
Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2021-2025

Job ID: IC6839093

Location: Nigeria

Grade: No grade

Contractual Arrangement: Individual service
contractor

Contract Duration: 30 days

Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria

Schedule: Full-time

Objective

  • The 2015 national human
    resources for health (HRH) policy was developed to provide a framework and
    guidance for implementation of the 2007 National Health Policy  and 2014 national Health Act  goals towards strengthening HRH in Nigeria
  • Following the review of
    the National Health Policy in 2015 and the development of the Second National
    Strategic Health Development Plan (NSHDP II) 2018 – 2022, as well as the
    outlining of the global strategies for strengthening HRH towards achievement of
    Universal Health Coverage (UHC), there is a need to review the NHRHSP to
    reflect the global, regional and national strategies
  • The World Health
    Organization plans to support the Department of Health Planning, Research and
    Statistics (DHPRS) of the Federal Ministry if Health Nigeria in reviewing the
    NHRHSP 2016 – 2020 and align the country’s HRH strategy to the Global Human
    Resources for Health: Workforce 2030, African Regional Framework For The
    Implementation of The Global Strategy On Human Resources For Health: Workforce
    2030, National Health Policy 2015 and NSHDP II, as well as cost the
    interventions needed to actualize the strategy.

Purpose of the Assignment:

  • The purpose of this
    assignment is to review the 2015 National Human Resources for Health Policy and
    develop the National Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2021-2025 that
    aligns with global, regional and national strategies for achieving the
    Sustainable Development Goals and UHC

Specific Tasks

  • Under the supervision of
    the HSS cluster Lead and the NPO/HSS-HRH and in close collaboration with the
    national consultant and the National HRH technical working group (TWG), the
    consultant is expected to carry out the following tasks:

  • Support the review of the
    existing National Human Resources for Health Policy
  • Support the conduct of a
    national HRH situational analysis
  • Support the revision of
    the National HRH policy
  • Lead the development of
    the National HRH Strategic Plan 2021 – 2025
  • Facilitate the validation
    of the National HRH policy and National HRH strategic plan 2021 – 2025

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Advanced University
    Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or other
    relevant Degrees.
  • At least 10 years’
    demonstrable experience in health workforce policy development, review and
    planning (strategic and operational)
  • Familiarity with current
    debates and approaches to Universal Health Coverage and health systems
    strengthening work within the local, state, national and international arena
  • Extensive Knowledge of
    Nigeria’s health system
  • Demonstrable ability to
    provide sound methodological and technical advice and guidance to multiple
    stakeholders and partners in Nigeria
  • Demonstrable ability to
    work effectively with government stakeholders at various levels

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click
here to apply online

Job Title: National Consultant – Document the
Achievements of HRH Project

Job ID: NC841904764

Location: Nigeria

Grade: No grade

Contractual Arrangement: Individual service
contractor

Contract duration: 20 days

Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria

Schedule: Full-time

Objective

  • The ‘Enhancing the
    Ability of Frontline Health Workers to Improve Health in Nigeria (2014-2019)’
    is a five-year project funded by the Government of Canada through the Global
    Affairs Canada (GAC), whose 
    implementation commenced in 2014
  • The project has an
    overall goal of improving health status/outcomes of infants, children, women,
    and men in Bauchi and Cross River States of Nigeria by strengthening their
    capacities to improve the health worker situation with attention to the
    specific needs for male and female frontline health workers. It is implemented
    by World Health Organization (WHO), Population Council (PC) and Global Health
    Workforce Alliance (GHWA)
  • The project focused on
    building stronger and better functioning health systems owned and managed by
    Bauchi and Cross River States specifically targeted at the frontline health
    personnel (such as nurses, midwives, CHOs, CHEWs) needed to deliver maternal,
    newborn and child health care services at the primary care level in Bauchi and
    Cross River States.
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Purpose of the Consultancy

  • The purpose of this
    consultancy is to document case studies, stories of change and/or success
    stories on the achievements of the project at national level and in Bauchi and
    Cross River States and lead the development of the technical content for short
    videos on the project’s accomplishments.

Specific Tasks

  • Develop an inception
    report with clear methodology and implementation plan with timelines
  • Undertake field trips to
    interview selected Federal, State and local government stakeholders, key
    programme staff of GAC, WHO Nigeria and Population Council, and beneficiaries
    at various levels
  • Facilitate data/
    information collection on achievements of the project in Bauchi and Cross River
    States and document this evidence as people and institutional – centered case
    studies, stories of change and/or success stories
  • Lead the development of
    the technical content for short videos on the project’s accomplishments working
    closely with World Health Organization Communications team
  • Compile and present the
    draft case studies, stories of change and success stories as well as technical
    content of short videos for review by the WCO oversight team
  • Update the draft case
    studies, stories of change and success stories and short videos based on
    feedback of the oversight team into final versions and submit.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • University Degree in
    Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Health Promotion, Communications or
    other relevant Degree
  • Advanced University
    Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Health Promotion,
    Communications or other relevant Degree is an asset
  • At least 5 years’
    demonstrable experience in health systems strengthening programs,
    communication, knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, and policy
    brief development
  • Extensive experience in
    developing scripts, briefs, cases studies, stories of change and/or success
    stories
  • Extensive experience in
    combining quantitative andqualitative/participatory approaches to evidence
    generation and documentation
  • Proven conceptual,
    analytical and writing skills.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click
here to apply online

Job Title: National Consultant – Assess the
Task Shifting/Sharing Implementation

Job ID: NC731904760

Locations: Bauchi and Cross River

Grade: No grade

Contractual Arrangement: Individual service
contractor

Contract duration: 30 days

Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria

Schedule: Full-time

Objective

  • The ‘Enhancing the
    Ability of Frontline Health Workers to Improve Health in Nigeria (2014-2019)’
    is a five-year project funded by the Government of Canada through the Global
    Affairs Canada (GAC), whose  implementation
    commenced in 2014
  • The project has an
    overall goal of improving health status/outcomes of infants, children, women,
    and men in Bauchi and Cross River States of Nigeria by strengthening their
    capacities to improve the health worker situation with attention to the
    specific needs for male and female frontline health workers
  • It is implemented by
    World Health Organization (WHO), Population Council (PC) and Global Health
    Workforce Alliance (GHWA)
  • The project focused on
    building stronger and better functioning health systems owned and managed by
    Bauchi and Cross River States specifically targeted at the frontline health
    personnel (such as nurses, midwives, CHOs, CHEWs) needed to deliver maternal,
    newborn and child health care services at the primary care level in Bauchi and
    Cross River States.
  • The project supported the
    Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) to develop/review evidence-based and
    gender-mainstreamed national HRH policy, HRH Strategic Plan and the task
    shifting/ sharing policy. Bauchi and Cross River States were also supported to
    domesticate and implement these documents
  • In enabling the
    implementation of the Task Shifting/ Sharing (TSS) policy, context-specific
    priority tasks to be shifted at primary healthcare centres (PHCs) were
    identified, and frontline health workers trained and mentored accordingly
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Purpose of the Assignment

  • The purpose of this
    assignment is to assess the task shifting/sharing implementation in Bauchi and
    Cross River State based on the State Task Shifting and Sharing Policies.

Scope of Work

  • Evaluate the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability of task shifting and sharing interventions and practices in both states
  • Explore the experiences and perceptions of policymakers, health workers and beneficiaries of task shifting and sharing in urban and rural health facilities
  • Explore factors promoting the implementation of task shifting and sharing in the states in rural and urban contexts
  • Examine and document person-centred case studies, stories of change, success stories and best practices resulting from the implementation of task shifting and sharing in both states.

Specific Tasks

  • Develop a detailed protocol for the assessment including data collection tools
  • Undertake field trips to states to collect needed data from mapped stakeholders and beneficiaries at various levels
  • Develop State-specific technical reports on methodology and findings including person-centred case studies, stories of change, success stories and best practices resulting from the implementation of task shifting and sharing, and recommendations for policy, planning and sustainability
  • Conduct State-level validation events

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • University Degree in
    Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or other relevant
    Degrees
  • At least 5 years
    demonstrable experience in health systems strengthening program design,
    implementation and research
  • Extensive experience of
    combining quantitative and qualitative/participatory approaches to research and
    analyzing findings
  • Proven conceptual,
    analytical, research and writing skills.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click
here to apply online

Job Title: National Consultant – Review of the
Human Resources for Health Policies and Development of Human Resources for
Health Strategic Plans 2021-2025

Job ID: NCR31904767

Location: Nigeria

Grade: No grade

Contractual Arrangement: Individual service
contractor

Contract Duration: 60 days

Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria

Schedule: Full-time

Objective

  • The national human
    resources for health (HRH) policy 2015 was developed to provide a framework and
    guidance for implementation of the National Health Policy 2007 and National
    Health Act 2014 goals towards strengthening HRH in Nigeria
  • The goal of the policy is
    to develop and maintain a health workforce that is appropriately sized,
    structured, skilled, well balanced, distributed, resourced, committed and
    performing efficiently and effectively in order to provide all Nigerians with
    equal access to a minimum health care package.

Purpose of the Assignment:

  • The purpose of this
    assignment is to review the Human Resources for Health Policy and develop the
    Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2021-2025 that aligns with global,
    regional and national strategies for achieving the Sustainable Development
    Goals and UHC.

Specific Tasks

  • Review the National HRH
    Policy
  • Lead conduct of a
    National HRH situation analysis
  • Lead conduct of a HRH
    situation analysis in Bauchi and Cross River States
  • Lead the review the
    National HRH policy and the Bauchi and Cross River State HRH Policies
  • Support the revision of
    the National HRH policy and lead the revision of the Bauchi and Cross River
    State HRH Policies
  • Support the development
    of  the 
    National HRH Strategic Plan 2021 – 2025
  • Develop the Bauchi and
    Cross River State HRH Strategic Plans 2021 – 2015
  • Contribute in the
    preparation and facilitation of the validation workshops.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • University Degree in
    Public Health, Global Health, Human Resource Management or other relevant
    Degrees
  • Advanced University
    Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Human Resource Management or other
    relevant degree is an asset
  • At least 5 years
    demonstrable experience in health workforce policy development, review and
    strategic and operational planning
  • Familiarity with current
    debates and approaches to Universal Health Coverage and health workforce
    strengthening work within the local, state, national and international arena.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click
here to apply online

Job Title: National Consultant – Support the
Costing and Validation of Human Resources for Health Strategic Plans

Job ID: NC81904751

Location: Abuja

Grade: No grade

Contractual Arrangement: Individual service
contractor

Contract Duration: 30 days

Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria

Schedule: Full-time

Objective

  • The “Enhancing the
    Ability of Frontline Health Workers to Improve Health In Nigeria” project
    funded by Global Affairs Canada is in the process of plans to support the
    Department of Health Planning, Research and Statistics (DHPRS) of the Federal
    Ministry if Health Nigeria in reviewing the NHRHSP 2016 – 2020 and align the
    country’s HRH strategy to the Global Human Resources for Health: Workforce
    2030, African Regional Framework For The Implementation Of The Global Strategy
    On Human Resources For Health: Workforce 2030, National Health Policy 2015 and
    NSHDP II, as well as cost the interventions needed to actualize the strategy
  • Further support is being
    provided to Bauchi and Cross River States to also review their HRH policies
    develop HRH strategic plans and cost the interventions needed to actualize the
    strategic plans.
  • The purpose of this
    consultancy is to support the costing and validation of the HRH strategic plans
    for national and Bauchi and Cross River States.
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Specific Tasks

  • Inception report with
    clear methodology for the assignment
  • Costing of the NHRHSP
    2020 – 2025, Bauchi State Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025
    and Cross River State Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2020 -2025
  • Validation of the costed
    plans
  • Finalize post-validated
    versions of all costed documents.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • University Degree in Public
    Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or other relevant Degrees
  • Advanced University
    Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or other
    relevant degree is an asset
  • At least 5 years’
    demonstrable experience in health policy and strategy costing at International,
    national and state levels using the One Health Tool
  • Familiarity with current
    debates and approaches to Universal Health Coverage and health systems
    strengthening work within the local, state, national and international arena
  • Extensive Knowledge of
    Nigeria’s health system
  • Demonstrable ability to
    provide sound methodological and technical advice and guidance to multiple
    stakeholders and partners in Nigeria
  • Demonstrable ability to
    work effectively with government stakeholders at various levels.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click
here to apply online

Job Title: Relief Driver (Roaster)

Job ID: RD71902693

Location: Abuja

Grade: No grade

Contractual Arrangement: Special Services
Agreement (SSA)

Contract Duration: NA

Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria

Schedule: On-Call

Objectives of the Programme

  • Country Management
    Support Units (CSUs) have been established in the organisational structure to
    provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities
    in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organizational policies,
    procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters
    and transactions in the context of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
    system.

Description of Duties

Under the direct supervision of the Operations Officer, the incumbent performs the following duties:–

  • Drives office vehicles for transportation of authorized personnel specifically for field surveillance missions-
  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.,
  • Performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs, regular servicing and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean;- Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumptions, oil changes, greasing, etc.;-
  • Ensures that the steps required by the rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in an accident;- Performs other duties as required.

Required Qualifications

Education:

  • Essential: At least
    Junior Secondary School Education and a valid Driver’s license.

Experience

Essential: At least two years
driving experience as a driver and a safe driving record.

Desirable: UN experience would be
an advantage.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations of the country and skills in minor vehicle repair;
  • Ability to read, write and understand instructions in the working language and
  • An ability to write a concise and faithful report of the accidents.

WHO Competencies

  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Knowing and managing
    yourself
  • Use of Language Skills
  • Essential: Intermediate
    knowledge of English.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click
here to apply online

Application Deadline: 10:59:00pm; 15th
October, 2019.

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