WHO Coordinator (Strategic Health Policy & Planning) Jobs 2023 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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WHO Coordinator (Strategic Health Policy & Planning) Jobs 2023 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs. WHO Zimbabwe looking for “Coordinator (Strategic Health Policy & Planning)“. Applicants with a degree in University degree may apply on or before April 18, 2023.

The World Health Organization 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”.

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The WHO has published a job vacancy announcement on March 28, 2023 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Coordinator (Strategic Health Policy & Planning) to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

WHO Job Vacancy 2023

Description Of Duties:

  • Provide technical guidance and support in the development and implementation of robust national health policies, programmes and plans.
  • Advise and collaborate on the development, implementation, and evaluation of technical cooperation programmes in the areas of health governance, health policy and systems development, health services organization and management supporting universal health coverage.
  • Support high-level advocacy for increased investment and multi-sectoral action for health
  • Support the establishment of standards for the design, organization and functional health programming and operation of health systems based on primary health care, supporting universal health coverage, integrated health and pharmaceutical services networks including hospitals, integrated reproductive maternal, newborn and child health, public health infrastructure and services.
  • Provide technical assistance to the Member States to design an essential health service package, taking into consideration the social and cultural aspects for the effective use and access to services.
  • Ensure continuity of care emergencies particularly for people with chronic disorders, pregnant mothers, children under five years’ morbidities and disabilities, etc. and provide measures to strengthen referral channels.
  • Contribute to the identification and targeting of health inequities and the inclusion of vulnerable groups to ensure equitable access to quality health services.

Position in Organization:

  • Grade: P4
  • Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): two years
  • Job Posting: Mar 28, 2023, 2:26:28 PM
  • Closing Date: Apr 18, 2023, 3:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Zimbabwe-Harare
  • Organization: AF_ZWE Zimbabwe


  • An advanced university degree (Master’s level or above)in public health, health systems/services administration, health management orhealth related field from an accredited/recognized institute.
  • Post-graduate qualification in policy analysis.


  • Essential: At least seven years of progressive and related experience, at the national and international levels, in areas related to health policy, planning and management, health systems recovery and development, health services delivery in emergencies, extension of health care services to underserved populations/areas, and developing strategies to overcome barriers to accessing health care services, including essential medicines.
  • Desirable: Prior humanitarian working experience at field level with WHO, other UN agency, health cluster partners; recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization with expertise in disaster and health emergencies response.


  • Sound knowledge in public administration reform. 2. Proven skills in policy development, planning, monitoring and evaluating health systems.3. Demonstrated ability to provide sound methodological, technical advice and guidance to multiple stakeholders and partners in health sector reform and public administration reform. 4. Demonstrated ability to innovate, integrate, synthesize and communicate complex concepts and ideas verbally and in writing. 5. Ability to monitor and communicate progress in terms of process and results.

WHO Competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Creating an empowering and motivating environment
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Creating an empowering and motivating environment

How to Apply WHO Coordinator (Strategic Health Policy & Planning) Jobs 2023

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

Then to apply, go to https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2302992

The Closing Date: April 18, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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