WHO Senior Management Office Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs

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WHO Senior Management Office Jobs 2024 – Ethiopia NGO Jobs.

WHO Ethiopia looking for “Senior Management Office”.

Applicants with a Completion of secondary school education may apply on or before January 19, 2024.

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”.

The WHO has published a job vacancy announcement on December 20, 2023 for qualified Ethiopia’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Management Office to be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

WHO Job Vacancy 2024

Description of Duties:

  • Provide administrative support to the Deputy WHO Representative’s Office, and all Cluster Leads reporting to the Deputy WHO Representative.
  • Support with various correspondence based on the orientation of the D-WR and Program Officers in the SMO cluster; finalizing necessary documents in accordance with WHO and departmental styles and check language, grammar and accuracy before submission for approval and signature;
  • Organize the administrative preparation of internal and external meetings, including the preparation of business plans in GSM / Oracle, letters of invitation, cost estimates and travel requests; assist in the preparation of documents; sending materials and liaising with participants and others involved;
  • Analyze correspondence and requests received, highlight incoming documents and attach background information and identify areas requiring action by Program Managers, drawing attention to important issues. Schedule meetings of Program Administrators, according to schedules and needs; take minutes of meetings and follow up on issues requiring action to ensure prompt response to WHO requests;
  • Obtain information documents for meetings, seminars, workshops, etc. which Program Administrators take part in, verify their availability and ensure that they have the appropriate information files and documents;
  • Ensure that technical reports and documents conform to WHO standards, rules, practices, procedures and editing style and correct them as necessary prior to submission to the Representative’s signature.
  • Use appropriate monitoring tools, monitor and ensure deadlines and deadlines are met, and correspondence and requests are analyzed and processed as soon as possible;
  • Use GSM to prepare requests for official travel by Program Administrators. Make airline and hotel reservations, prepare travel records and handle other related matters upon request;
  • Collaborate and interact with Programme Assistants in the other Clusters for administrative support related to cross cutting functions of the SMO Technical Officers whose work is of cross cutting nature.
  • Perform other related duties as required or directed, including support to the Administration and the Deputy Representative’s Office.

Position in Organization:

  • Position: Senior Management Office
  • Grade: G6
  • Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 1 Year
  • Job Posting: Dec 19, 2023, 5:43:03 PM
  • Closing Date: Jan 19, 2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Ethiopia-Addis Ababa
  • Organization: AF_ETH Ethiopia
  • Schedule: Full-time

Minimum Requirements:


  • Essential: Completion of secondary school education or equivalent technical or commercial education, supplemented by training/certification in Administrative and/or Management
  • Desirable: Training in secretarial tasks and/or in an administrative field is desirable. Diploma or First University Degree in relevant field


  • Essential: Minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience.
  • Desirable: Experience in administrative support positions in WHO or another UN agency an asset. Experience in Oracle-based or other ERP systems an asset.

Language Skills:

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
  • Desirable: Expert knowledge of Local Language.

How to Apply WHO Senior Management Office 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=2310670

The Closing Date: January 19, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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