WHO Healthcare-Associated infection (HAI) Consultant Jobs 2023 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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WHO Healthcare-Associated infection (HAI) Consultant Jobs 2023 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs. WHO Zimbabwe looking for “Healthcare-Associated infection (HAI) Consultant“. Applicants with a degree in University Degree may apply on or before April 26, 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 April 12, 2023 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Healthcare-Associated infection (HAI) Consultant to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Recruiter World Health Organization (WHO)
Position Healthcare-Associated infection (HAI) Consultant
Location Harare, Zimbabwe
Country Zimbabwe
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification University Degree
Experience Required Minimum Five years
Application Deadline April 26, 2023

WHO Job Vacancy 2023

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Act as a resource person in HAI matters with the MOHCC under the direction of the Director of Nursing Services and
  • Participate in the organization of HAI meetings within the MOHCC and with other stakeholders
  • Assist in the organisation of relevant HAI workshops country-wide
  • The HAI Consultant will participate as a co-opted member of the relevant IPC working groups and committees when required
  • Collaborate with the various MOHCC and partners in providing mentorship and monitoring and evaluation of HAI surveillance implementation
  • Support the National IPC Coordinator to provide progress reports to keep the Director of Nursing Services updated on HAI-related activities

Position in Organization:

  • Grade: No grade
  • Contractual Arrangement: External consultant
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 3 months
  • Job Posting: Apr 11, 2023, 6:47:05 PM
  • Closing Date: Apr 26, 2023, 3:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Zimbabwe-Harare
  • Organization: AF_ZWE Zimbabwe
  • Schedule: Full-time


  • First-degree Medical Microbiology or Nursing
  • Master’s degree in Medical Microbiology or Clinical Epidemiology
  • Diploma in Infection Prevention and Control or Higher qualification in IPC
  • Experience (5 years): Experience in investigating HAI infections and antimicrobial resistance

Technical skills

  • Ability to use Microsoft products: MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Ability to write comprehensive but concise reports and analyse data
  • Have good analytic and writing skills to produce relevant IPC reports for the ministry
  • and other stakeholders
  • Excellent oral and communication skills
  • Computer literate with good word processing skills
  • Ability to work in a team setting
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Language skills

  • Essential: Expert knowledge (written and spoken fluency) of English.

WHO Competencies

  • Communicating in a credible and effective way
  • Producing results
  • Teamwork
  • Knowing and managing yourself
  • Moving forward in a changing environment

How to Apply WHO Healthcare-Associated infection (HAI) Consultant 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=2303151

The Closing Date: April 26, 2023.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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