WHO Programme Management and External Relations Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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WHO Programme Management and External Relations Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

WHO Kenya looking for “Programme Management and External Relations Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before January 10, 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”. It is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, with six semi-autonomous regional offices and 150 field offices worldwide.

The WHO has published a job vacancy announcement on December 27, 2023 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Programme Management and External Relations Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

WHO Job Vacancy 2024

Purpose Of the Position

  • The Strategic Support Unit (STS) brings together into a single management framework all back-office functions that support the governance and external relations aspects of the Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR)Cluster. The governance and external relations teams work together and collaborate with colleagues across the EPR Cluster and beyond to contribute to the delivery of the vision/goals of the EPR Cluster. The Programme Management and External Relations Officer is responsible for strengthening sustainable financing and partner relations for the EPR Cluster as well as providing programme management support to specific projects.

Position in Organization:

  • Grade: NO-C
  • Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 12 Months
  • Job Posting: Dec 19, 2023, 2:52:39 PM
  • Closing Date: Jan 10, 2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Kenya-Nairobi
  • Organization: AF/EPR Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Schedule: Full-time


  • Advanced degree(master’s or higher) in Public Health, International Relations, Public Policy, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field from a recognized institution.
  • Incident management system training, prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse training, specialized training in emergency/humanitarian fields.
  • At least seven (7) years of proven experience in the relevant fields (i.e., programme management, strategy, external relations, public health) at the national or international level.
  • Prior work experience in the United Nations System in program management and external relations. Proven experience in external relations, partner engagement, writing, and editing.
  • Computer literacy. Expertise with software of common use; familiarity with SharePoint and other AFRO database tools.

WHO Competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Moving forward in a changing environment.

How to Apply WHO Programme Management and External Relations Officer Jobs 2024

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=2310687

The Closing Date: January 10, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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