WHO Technical Officer Jobs 2023 – Nigeria NGO Jobs. WHO Nigeria looking for “Technical Officer”. Applicants with a First Degree in Medicine may apply on or before 13 June 2023.
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 07 June 2023 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of Technical Officer to be based in Abuja, Nigeria.
WHO Job Vacancy 2023
Description of Duties:
To support FMOH and States MOH in the establishment and further development of best practices in the development of their human resources for health based on evidence-based policies, strategies and plans. To encourage and enable the dissemination of evidence-based research results, tools and best practices on HRH developments and support the development and maintenance of state HRH databases with reliable and accurate HRH data and information. To provide technical expertise to states for the development, implementation and strengthening of HRH policies and strategic plans including the development of national health information systems, National Health workforce accounts, Health labour market analysis, workload indicators of staffing needs (WISN) and establishing and adapting existing guidelines and tools for use by member states and technical partners. Ensure full cooperation between organizations working on HRH at national, State levels with emphasis on capacity building and improving M&E and reporting. To support state level implementation of National policies and strategies on key HRH issues, and support resource mobilization and advocacy strategies and their implementation6. To perform other related responsibilities as assigned, including replacing and backstopping for others as required.
Essential: First Degree in Medicine, Social Sciences, Public health, Human Resources for Health or basic degree in health related field with a health development subject area such as health education, health communication.
Desirable: Proven expertise in human resources for health strategies as part of health systems strengthening complemented by a sound knowledge/experience of managing health workers. Track record in health and demographic data collection and analysis, and M&E in the field of human resources for health. Excellent communication and presentation skills with a demonstrated ability to produce technical reports, documents and guidelines in a clear and concise manner with guidance to multiple.
Essential: 10 years of experience in the field of knowledge management / health information/statistics, data analyses and management; familiarity with government structure and procedures
Desirable: Experience in data management in WHO or another UN agency an asset.
- Contract Type: Full Time
- Selection Process: Interview
- Salary: negotiable
- Application Process: Online
How to Apply WHO Technical Officer Jobs 2023
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The Closing Date: 13 June 2023
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.