WHO NPO (EDM) Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs

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WHO NPO (EDM) Jobs 2024 – Zambia NGO Jobs.

WHO Zambia looking for ” NPO (EDM) “.

Applicants with a Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 24th April, 2024.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and has six regional offices and 150 field offices worldwide. The WHO was established on April 7, 1948, and convened its first meeting on July 24 of that year.

The WHO has published a job vacancy announcement on 09th April, 2024 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of NPO (EDM) to be based in Lusaka, Zambia.

WHO Job Vacancy 2024

Description of Duties:

  • Facilitate collaboration between the WHO Country Office and stakeholders in the health sector to help develop, adapt, implement and monitor national policies and strategies for health technologies and improve access to and use of these technologies, including monitoring of and advice on the impact of relevant trade agreements and globalization on access to health products Promote instruments for effective medicines regulation and quality assurance systems to promote access to and rational use of good quality, safe and effective health technologies through the review of policies, adaptation of guidelines, norms and standards and technical cooperation with the national regulatory agency and promote laboratory quality assurance systems.
  • Provide guidance on financing the supply and increasing the affordability of health products and technologies and raise awareness and provide guidance on cost-effective and rational use of the set technologies with a view to improving access and use by health professionals and consumers Promote and advocate for financial protection for Universal Health Coverage for health products and promote integrated health service delivery by development, implementation and monitoring of policies and strategies to improve patient safety, client satisfaction and participation of patients and the community in quality governance structures.
  • Ensure the provision of the required technical assistance for country programmes for successful implementation of interventions and advocate for and mobilize resources for programme implementation from within the country, the regional and headquarters level of WHO.
  • Assist in monitoring the pharmaceutical sector to assess problem areas and help define technical support to be provided taking into consideration evidence-based information and best practices in the region.
  • Perform any other tasks for the provision of technical support for the development, implementation and monitoring of national policies to improve access to health technologies and promote quality assurance and quality of care in the country.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: NPO (EDM)
  • Grade: NO-C
  • Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 2 years
  • Job Posting: Apr 9, 2024, 1:11:35 PM
  • Closing Date: Apr 24, 2024, 3:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Zambia
  • Organization: AF_ZMB Zambia
  • Schedule: Full-time

Minimum Requirement:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy, Medicine or Public Health
  • An advanced university degree (MSc or PhD) in Pharmacy, Public Health or post graduate training in supply chain management or related field.


  • At least 5 years of practical experience in planning, implementing, monitoring, and supervising of Essential Medicines activities at national, regional or district level
  • Experience in implementation of public health programmes with emphasis on developing and implementing national Policies on Health Technologies and Regulation of Health Products would be an added advantage.

Language Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Beginners knowledge of French.

How to Apply WHO NPO (EDM) Jobs 2024

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

Then go, https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2402940

The Closing Date: 24th April, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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