WHO SRMNCAH and Health Aging Officer Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs

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WHO SRMNCAH and Health Aging Officer Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs.

WHO Zambia looking for ” SRMNCAH and Health Aging Officer “.

Applicants with a Post Graduate Degree may apply on or before January 13, 2024.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency’s governing structure and principles, states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health”.

The WHO has published a job vacancy announcement on December 28, 2023 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of SRMNCAH and Health Aging Officer to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

WHO Job Vacancy 2024


  • Manage and oversee the WHO country office program for SRMNCAH and Healthy Ageing, ensuring alignment with national health priorities.
  • Implement innovative approaches to foster collaboration and linkages with programs, clusters, and partners, ensuring timely and efficient support, especially during emergencies.
  • Facilitate the dissemination of evidence-based guidelines, tools, norms, and standards for SRMNCAH and Healthy Ageing services.
  • Contribute to Zambia’s efforts to end preventable maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent morbidity, eliminate mother-to-child transmission of preventable diseases, and promote universal access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.
  • Coordinate and oversee advocacy efforts for prioritizing SRMNCAH and Healthy Ageing in the national development agenda.
  • Advise the Ministry of Health on institutionalizing Maternal and Perinatal Disease Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) and advocate for improved domestic resource allocation.
  • Monitor the implementation of key SRMNH and Healthy Ageing interventions and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in Zambia.
  • Support the Ministry of Health in setting up and scaling up sustainable Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) and Healthy Ageing programs and systems.
  • Provide expert advice to the Ministry of Health on priority child and adolescent health interventions.
  • Support the scaling up of Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) and the operationalization of the nurturing care framework for early childhood development.
  • Oversee and conduct the documentation of best practices in SRMNCAH and Healthy Ageing activities for local use and contribute to regional and global reporting.
  • Facilitate the production and utilization of strategic information for evidence-based decision-making.
  • Proactively engage in advocacy and resource mobilization activities for SRMNCAH and Healthy Ageing programs in Zambia.
  • Play a critical role in integrating SRMNCAH and Healthy Ageing into emergency preparedness and response plans.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by the WHO Representative, including providing backup support as needed.

Position in Organization:

  • Position: SRMNCAH and Health Aging Officer
  • Grade: No grade
  • Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 1 year
  • Job Posting: Dec 22, 2023, 12:30:24 PM
  • Closing Date: Jan 13, 2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Zambia-Lusaka
  • Organization: AF_ZMB Zambia
  • Schedule: Full-time

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • Medical or health related degree with a post-graduate degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology or Pediatrics and Child Health, or public health.


  • At least seven years’ experience at the national level planning, implementing, managing and evaluating programmes relevant to this post (Sexual and Reproductive Health, Maternal Health, Newborn Health, Child Health, Adolescent Health, Healthy Ageing).

Language Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of English.

How to Apply WHO SRMNCAH and Health Aging Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.


The Closing Date: January 13, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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