World Health Organization (WHO) Recruitment in March 2020 (LATEST)

World Health Organization (WHO) Recruitment in March 2020: The World Health Organization (WHO) is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions listed below.

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.

World Health Organization (WHO) Recruitment in March 2020.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Consultant – National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development at the World Health Organization (WHO)

Job Title: Consultant to Support the Development of a 5-year Strategic Plan for National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development

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Ref No: 2001770
Location: Nigeria
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Individual service contractor
Contract duration: 30 days
Schedule: Full-time

Background

  • The National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD) was established by the National Science and Technology Act CAP 276 of 1987 of the Federal Government of Nigeria as a Parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (FMST).
  • The Institution became operational in 1989 following strong commitment and support by the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) and the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology. In 2001 following a Federal Executive Council decision to move all Research and Development (R&D) agencies to their parent ministries, NIPRD was moved to the Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH).
  • In line with the NSHDP I and the National Drug Policy (NDP) of the Federal Ministry of Health, and in order to fulfill the R&D mission, NIPRD developed its first Strategic Plan (2011-2015). The strategic plan has therefore expired and the need to develop a new strategic plan based on the provisions of the National Strategic Health Development Plan II (NSHDP II (2018-2022) towards refocusing the health sector in meeting current health needs and challenges and to achieve its mandate. There are also recent global and regional declarations that raised new expectation and focus for pharmaceutical research.
  • The purpose of this assignment is to develop a 5-year Strategic Plan for the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development that aligns with global, regional and national strategies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and UHC.

Duties/Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the HSS cluster Lead and the NPO/EDM in collaboration with the core group constituted by management of NIPRD, the main tasks of the consultancy are to:

  • Lead conduct of the end-term review of the NIPRD Strategic plan 2011 to 2015
  • Lead conduct of a pharmaceutical research and development situation analysis in Nigeria
  • Support the development of the NIPRD Strategic plan 2020 – 2025
  • Contribute to the costing of the NIPRD Strategic plan 2020-2025
  • Contribute in the preparation and facilitation of the validation workshops

Qualifications/ Experience/ Skills

  • University degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Global Health, Business Administration or other relevant degrees.
  • 5 years’ demonstrable experience in pharmaceutical services, development and research, review and strategic and operational planning
  • Familiarity with current debates and approaches to Universal Health Coverage and essential drugs and medicines pharmaceutical research and development within the local, state, national and international arena

Desirable:

  • Advanced university degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Global Health, Business administration or other relevant degrees.
  • At least 10 years’ demonstrable experience in pharmaceutical services, development and research, review and review and strategic and operational planning

Application Closing Date
23rd April, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Notice: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings.

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World Health Organization Recruitment for Budget and Finance Officer.

Job Title: Budget and Finance Officer

Ref Id: 2001520
Location: Nigeria-Abuja
Grade: P3
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract duration: 12 months
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Objectives of the Programme

  • Country Management Support Units (CSUs) have been established in the organizational 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.

Description of Duties

  • Coordinate WHO/Nigeria Budget and Finance Unit and provide leadership in capacity building across the sub offices, mainly empowering Administrative Assistant (AA) and Finance staff in accounting and compliance to WHO rules and regulations.
  • Monitor and manage workplan development and implementation, budget and funding allocations, awards management, and expenditure management, and verify all budgetary and financial transactions in the Global Management System (GSM) for both the core Programme and for event response, in compliance with rules and regulations and with requirements of donors on awards.
  • Work with technical units at all levels of the organization to monitor financial implementation, prepare and consolidate the budgetary and financial statements, and prepare budget forecasts and revisions for WHO/WCO activities and staff.
  • Ensure effectiveness of WCO/Nigeria compliance to WHO Financial rules and regulations.
  • Organize the WHO Sub-Offices (37 State Offices) performance assessment and review/prepare update on the opened issues and oversee the monthly / annual Country Office Imprest accounts closure transactions and reporting.
  • Address any financial concerns from Regional office, Headquarters as well as the audit Queries/Observations/Recommendations.
  • Carry out any other duties to be assigned by the Supervisor

Required Qualifications
Education:

  • Essential: First university degree in Public Finance or Business Administration with post graduate training in relevant subjects such as accounting and finance.
  • Desirable: Master of Business and Administration (MBA).

Experience:

  • Essential: At least 5 years’ experience in supervisory positions in public finance or in an international organization. Experience in preparation of analytical financial and budget reports. At least 3 years’ experience inclusivein the areas of planning, monitoring of Administrative activities. Experience in International NGOs/UN Agencies. Good knowledge of Accounting and related disciplines
  • Desirable: Experience in the United Nations System.

Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of budgeting and accounting practices and procedures.
  • Good interpersonal skills and proven managerial and supervisory skills.
  • Good knowledge of computerized accounting systems and in Enterprise resource planning (ERP).
  • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with MS Windows applications. Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different nationalities.

WHO Competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources.

Use of Language Skills:

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.

Remuneration / Benefits

  • 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 60,962 (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 1991 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.

Application Closing Date
26th April, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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.
  • Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.
  • For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO’s workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.
  • 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.
  • *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.

Important Notice: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings.

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World Health Organization Recruitment for Procurement Officer.

Job Title: Procurement Officer

Job ID: 2001516
Location: Abuja
Grade: P3
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract duration: 12 months
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Objectives of the Programme

  • Country Management Support Units (CSU) 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

  • Advises the Head of WHO Country Office (WR) for an informed decision making on procurement transactions.
  • Coordinates the preparation and submission of the procurement plans by the different clusters of the budget center,
  • Prepares and monitors the implementation of procurement plan ensuring objectives and priorities are met and on track.
  • Evaluates requests from the technical units and partners and advises for compliance with the organization rules and regulations.
  • Administers procurement resources and ensures compliant and efficient use of standard operating procedures of procurement.
  • Maintains the pre-qualified and assessed suppliers database
  • Maintains and monitors the overall activities of procurement, logistics, and contracting services for the office through the use of the GSM oracle system and other procurement tools including the Business Intelligence (BI); providing reports, data and statistics.
  • Provides guidance on procurement, logistics, contracting services to managers and staff.
  • Ensures smooth running of operations of procurement transactions including goods and services ordering and delivery,
  • Maintains regular contact with the Regional Contracting and Procurement Service (CPS/AFRO) and make follow up of the Contract Review Committee (CRC) deliberations,
  • Makes a follow up of the shipment of items ordered with the forwarding companies and liaises with local authorities for taxes exemption and for timely clearing of the goods items from the customs
  • Acts as the Secretary for the Local Procurement Committee.
  • Analyzes and/or evaluates vendors performance, along with other designated staff members,
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
Education:

  • Essential: First university degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Management, or related field.
  • Desirable: An advanced university degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Management, or related field.

Experience:

  • Essential: A minimum of five years’ experience, some of which in an international context, working in the area of procurement services, and logistics services for a programme.
  • Desirable: Experience using Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle systems or similar packages.

Skills:

  • Sound knowledge and skills in procurement and budget.
  • Concrete skills in implementing operations of procurement services and processes. Sound skills in utilizing Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle systems or similar packages.
  • Strong computer skills in office applications including excel, power point, and word.

WHO Competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources.

Remuneration

  • 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 60,962 (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 1991 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.

Application Closing Date
26th April, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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.
  • Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.
  • For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO’s workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.
  • 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.
  • For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.

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