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OFFRE D'EMPLOI OMS Technical Officer - (1904894)

Grade: P3

Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

Contract duration: 1 year

Job Posting: Nov 4, 2019, 11:36:26 AM

Closing Date: Nov 25, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Primary Location: Congo-Brazzaville

Organization: AF/HSS Health Systems and Services

Schedule: Full-time  

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device's system settings. 


The Health Systems and Services (HSS) Cluster is co-implementing the program with WHO Health Emergency (WHE) Cluster, the General Management and Coordination (GMC) Cluster and the Office of the Regional Director (ORD) and in context of the Transformation Agenda. Within the HSS Cluster the activities are run by the various Units (Services Delivery Systems, health Information and Knowledge Management, Health Policies, Strategies and Governance, and Health Technologies and Innovation). All these activities need to be harmonized, planned and implemented so as to achieve the specific objective.


S/he will undertake the following duties and responsibilities:1. Review the overall workplan for TDDAP and ACP projects2. Work with the Units in the HSS Cluster to develop/revise the operational plans3. Undertake budget management for thespecific projectfunds in the HSS Cluster 4. Track and review technical and financial implementation rates and reporting deadlines in accordance with donors' specific reporting schedules and requirements.5. Undertake collaborative activities across the Units in the Cluster, as may be necessary6. Prepare monthly technical and financial reports7. participate in the projects' implementation and review meetings.



Essential: First University degree in health and/or social development.
Desirable: Master's in Public Health.


Essential: At least 5 years of demonstrable experience in Planning, Monitoring/evaluation of programs.
Desirable: Experience in the same area at international level is an added advantage.


Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to promote consensus and new approaches. Proven presentation skills and the ability to write in a clear and concise manner and give technical advice and guidance taking into consideration the views of multiple stakeholders and partners in resource-limited contexts; Diplomacy, tact and courtesy.

WHO Competencies

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Knowing and managing yourself
Producing results
Creating an empowering and motivating environment

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English or French with intermediate knowledge of the other.


WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 60,233 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2786 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.


  • 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: 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.
  • Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.
  • 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: 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.
  • *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.