WHO Programme Management Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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WHO Programme Management Officer Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

WHO Ethiopia looking for “Programme Management Officer”.

Applicants with a Master’s Degree may apply on or before 18th March, 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 16th February, 2024 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Programme Management Officer to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

WHO Job Vacancy 2024

Description of Duties:

Under the direct supervision of the Head of WHO’s Country Office, and the overall guidance of the Director Programme Management (DPM), the incumbent is responsible for, but not necessarily limited to the following duties:

  • Lead and facilitate the development of the Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS) and other strategic planning documents, in accordance with WHO’s guiding principles; while ensuring collaboration with all levels of the Organization and alignment of Country Office priorities with the General Programme of Work, UNDAF and delivering as One United Nations System.
  • Coordinate operational planning and undertake regular planning reviews with WHO teams at all levels and provide recommendations for adjustments based on technical and/or emergency needs.
  • Monitor the Programme Budget (PB) implementation and provide strategic recommendations on financial, administrative and human resource allocation as well as related programme management decision-making on resource utilization for optimal results.
  • Report on identified programme management issues and risks if any and liaise with the WR and/or relevant staff to ensure timely mitigation and resolution.
  • Coordinate performance monitoring and assessment in WHO Country Offices to measure progress towards defined priorities and results including coordinating the quarterly, semi-annual, mid-term and end of biennium review and reporting processes.
  • Contribute to resource mobilization efforts by supporting the development of results-focused proposals, donor agreements and other grant-related instruments ensuring quality and alignment with WHO policies, pertinent documents and other administrative provisions.
  • Coordinate evaluation activities to support Organizational learning.
  • Oversee and/or design standardized methods of capturing and consolidating evidence on health interventions as well as document lessons learnt, best practices and trend analyses to support health sector/cluster coordination and responsive decision-making.
  • Build and update a stakeholder database of key operational partners with the aim of strengthening multi-sectoral dialogue and collaboration for improved health sector performance.
  • In emergency settings, analyse and document WHO performance based on the WHO Emergency Response Framework (ERF) while ensuring the implementation of remedial actions for effective emergency response health interventions.

Position in Organization:

  • Job Tittle: Programme Management Officer
  • Grade: P4
  • Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): Two Years
  • Job Posting: Feb 16, 2024, 2:49:45 PM
  • Closing Date: Mar 18, 2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Ethiopia-Addis Ababa
  • Organization: AF_ETH Ethiopia
  • Schedule: Full-time

Minimum Requirements:


  • Masters level university degree in public health. Candidates with a university degree in business or public administration, social sciences or related field may apply provided they have at least seven years of relevant work experience in an international health organization.


  • At least 7 years of relevant experience at the national or international levels in programme management in a public health context.
  • Prior relevant experience working with WHO, other UN Agency or health-sector international Organization in planning, monitoring and evaluation. Experience in emergency settings would be an asset.

Language Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of English.
  • Beginners knowledge of Other WHO Language.

How to Apply WHO Programme Management 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=2401270

The Closing Date: 18th March, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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