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Category Host entity Country
Epidemiologist 02 December 2020 Nat. Specialist WHO Egypt
Open

Epidemiologist

National Specialist
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
01 April 2021
6 months with possibility of extension
02 December 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of Team Lead, Detection, Verification and Risk Assessment the Epidemiologist will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assist in the detection of COVID-19 cases through the official MoH websites and other sources of information;
  • Prepare relevant report with regard to COVID-19;
  • Assist in the data management of COVID-19;
  • Collect indicators relevant to COVID-19;
  • Act as country focal point for COVID-19 in selected countries;
  • Assist in the conduct of risk assessment for COVID-19.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor of Science in Public Health or Doctor of Medicine or Veterinary Medicine.

24 Months
  • At least two-year work in Public health, epidemiology or Information Management either in Public or Private sector. Has been working mainly with issues on communicable and non-communicable diseases and its relation to public health in general. Data management work includes data collection, cleaning, analysis and report generation is an advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Other health related experience
  • Basic Epidemiology.
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Working in Teams

Instructions for application:
1. Go to https://vmam.unv.org/
2. Click on “Candidate Signup”
3. Register with UNV database by entering basic personal information
4. Click “Sign Up”
5. Receive notification e-mail to your provided e-mail
6. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address
7. Complete all the required sections (experience, education, languages, etc.) under “My Profile”
(Congratulations! Your profile was successfully entered into UNV database and will be considered for future Assignments in Jordan and internationally.
8. Go to “My Page” -> continue to “Special Calls” -> click “Apply” for the assignment -> press "Submit my Application”

IHP Technical Officer 03 December 2020 Int. Specialist WHO Egypt
Open

IHP Technical Officer

International Specialist
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
Immediate
12 months with possibility of extension
03 December 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the direct supervision of the Programme Area Management, Infectious Hazard Preparedness Unit (IHP) of WHO Health Emergencies, the IHP Technical Officer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Contribute to the preparation of monitoring and progress reports, briefings, proposals,

reports and communications required for strategic decision making.

  • Design and support case studies to document success stories, best practices and lessons learned concerning the COVID-19 pandemic response and other emerging infectious diseases in EMR context;
  • Support and coordinate evidence gathering exercise/studies on COVID-19 and other emerging infectious diseases;
  • Support the monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the priority activities under COVID-19 and other emerging infectious diseases;
  • Prepare and disseminate disease outbreak news, technical documents, updates and assessments to key stakeholders, as required using standard tools and templates
  • Compile and synthesize existing reports and produce manuscripts for knowledge dissemination on COVID-19 and other emerging infectious diseases in EMR context in scientific journals;
  • Participate in developing and conducting training activities with Member States on management of disease outbreaks and other acute emergencies;
  • Provide input to communications and information products related to COVID-19 and other diseases outbreaks as required.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher technical diploma in International Relations, social sciences, public policy, public health, or other related field from an accredited academic institution.
60 Months
  • A minimum of five years' experience, at the national and/or international levels, emergency programmes and/or countries in the Region.
  • Working in the UN or other international development organization is an asset.
  • Advanced higher degree (Master’s or equivalent) in a relevant area, e.g. Public Health, Epidemiology, Infectious Diseases or area related to emergency;
  • At least two years of relevant professional experience in project management in a public health or closely related field;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in Public Health and humanitarian volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Development programme/project administration, Emergency response, immediate relief operations, and post-conflict humanitarian aid operations

- Infectious Hazard Prevention and Preparedness.

No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 03 December 2020

Management of Immunization Data Assistant 07 December 2020 Nat. Specialist WHO Egypt
WHO
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
10 December 2020
12 months with possibility of extension
07 December 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Under the direct supervision of Regional Advisor /VPI, The Management of Immunization Data Assistant will undertake the following tasks:

  • Receipt and compilation of monthly district level data related to national immunization activities;
  • Manage databases, spreadsheets and other data tools, related to Vaccine preventable diseases (VPDs) mainly measles and rubella surveillance including sentinel site surveillance for other VPDs;
  • Support countries in Dveloping and reporting on the new Immunization e- Joint Report Form;
  • Support the regional office in finalizing the global WHO Immunization information sytem (WIISE);
  • Support the countries in training on Vaccine Stock and Supply management (VSSM) web applcation;
  • Contribute to analysis of data and production of statistical reports;
  • Maintaining back-up database for immunization data received from the countries;
  • Contribute to providing Monthly Measles rubella bulletin;
  • Contribute to providing ongoing technical support to member states on maintaining and upgrading EPI data management system.
  • Any other relevant task as deemed necessary.
Bachelor degree or equivalent

- University degree in medicine , paramedical studies, Public health or social sciences.

36 Months

- Age: Not over 35 years;

- at least 3 years of experience;

Skill

  • Communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Report writing and presentation skill;
  • Organizational and self-management skills;
  • Project management skills;
  • Ability to communicate with respect, tact and diplomacy;
  • Ability to work with interdisciplinary and multicultural teams;
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines and balance multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Attention to details;
  • Ability to track tasks and projects, and follow up on internal agreements;
  • Understanding of WHO goals, programmes, structure and networks.

Additional skills:

  • Advance knowledge on working with MS office specially MS excel and MS power point,Power BI;
  • Good knowledge on different data manging reportring sodt wares;
  • Ability to work on different statistical program ( SPSS, STATA,..);
  • Competent knowledge and working on Epi Info.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Development programme management, Other communications related experience, Public information and reporting
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Communication, Ethics and Values, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

Instructions for application:
1. Go to https://vmam.unv.org/
2. Click on “Candidate Signup”
3. Register with UNV database by entering basic personal information
4. Click “Sign Up”
5. Receive notification e-mail to your provided e-mail
6. Click on the link in the e-mail to validate the e-mail address
7. Complete all the required sections (experience, education, languages, etc.) under “My Profile”
(Congratulations! Your profile was successfully entered into UNV database and will be considered for future Assignments in Jordan and internationally.
8. Go to “My Page” -> continue to “Special Calls” -> click “Apply” for the assignment -> press "Submit my Application”

Information Management Officer 16 December 2020 Int. Specialist IOM Egypt
IOM
Egypt
Cairo (EGY)
English,Arabic
Immediate
6 months with possibility of extension
16 December 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Under the overall supervision of the Senior Regional Resource Management Officer SRRMO and the direct supervision of the Regional Information Technology Officer, and in close coordination with the respective Regional Recourse management and Regional Thematic and technical experts and in coordination with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Central Teams, the successful candidate will ensure the optimized use of IOM software solutions and be responsible for the analysis, development, deployment and maintenance of assigned IM activities and database solutions;

  • Ensure full compliance with ICT Standards while coordinating as necessary with ICT Central team for piloting of innovative software development solutions and procedures. Draft the required documentation using IOM ICT Technical Architecture standard documenting, coordinate the approval required by ICT Technical Architecture Review team on the design solution.
  • Establish and maintain a streamlined process for software development, integration, deployment and support to ensure sustainability of software undertakings including the development and improvement of strategies for repository deployment, layered software defense, caching, concurrency, redundancy, active directory integration, software assurance, backup and recovery, as well as software maintenance.
  • Provide software development guidelines on the design, enhancement, testing and deployment of IOM the Regional Office (RO) software portfolio as well as project management oversight for the software development.
  • Work with subject matter experts (SMEs) and various stakeholders in understanding business and proposing streamlined workflows during requirements analysis ensuring scalability and business continuity of database solutions.
  • Develop online forms, applications, workflow for Share point online and Services for Automation of Business Processes in SharePoint Online using Microsoft Power Apps and Power Automate.
  • Ensure the creation and maintenance of reliable documentation (i.e. SOP kits) to track all aspects of the RO software development portfolio including applications, business rules, database design, troubleshooting, user and technical manuals, and application installation and code deployment.
  • Design, develop and implement dynamic reporting solutions and visualization using Power Bi and other standard visualization tools.
  • Manage and implement application project plans, testing, release and support of Regional Office databases and applications in a sustainable manner.
  • Update staff changes in workflow and/or procedures and conduct knowledge-transfer initiatives on application development, support and reports production as required.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or,
  • University degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
48 Months
  • Extensive experience in designing, creating, configuring Microsoft SharePoint online, creating online applications and workflows using Microsoft Power Apps, Power Automate and Microsoft Flow. Proficiency in developing and implementing visualization reports/dashboards with PowerBI;
  • Experience in developing and deploying n-tier web-based applications using C,.NET and software support and maintenance processes;
  • Extensive knowledge of Relational Database Data analyses and reporting; of modular and scalable systems, and software development lifecycle;
  • Experience in Agile principles, Timeboxing, Rapid Application Development, or similar software development methodologies; Experience in Project Management methodologies (certification in PRINCE2 or PMI an advantage);
  • Experience in administering SQL database servers and/or using SQL queries and T-SQL programming is an advantage;
  • Familiarity with DevOps tools such as Katalon/Selenium, Jenkins, Puppet/Chef, etc. an advantage.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Software and applications development and analysis, Public information and reporting, IT architecture and IT project management
No

Accountability, Building Trust, Communication, Ethics and Values, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup.

Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

First update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile.

Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

Application deadline: 16 December 2020

UN Coordination Assistant 16 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNRCO Philippines
UNRCO
Philippines
Manila (PHL)
English,Filipino
Immediate
6 months
16 December 2020

Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of the Resident Coordinator or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Coordination Assistant will:

  • Support the RC/ HC in carrying out his duties, especially relating to contributing to updates, background notes, presentations, communications, and talking points in preparations for his meetings and engagements;
  • Contribute to successful coordination of stakeholders and networks through support to meetings, events, and communications (managing invitations, preparing agenda points, taking notes and minutes, and following up as needed);
  • Contributing to research and knowledge management (incl. translation of research) in support of the RC/ HC’s dual function.
  • Work closely with the team members of the RCO to ensure coordinated support to the RC/ HC.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. development and/ or social studies, or area related to humanitarian assistance.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in development/ humanitarian work, or other relevant programmes; experience with international development is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Filipino(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Other emergency management experience, Knowledge management, archiving and documentation, Other development programme/project experience
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Empowering Others, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams

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* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply.

* Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply.

This is an announcement for a national UNV assignment. Therefore, only citizens of the Philippines and legal residents of the Philippineswith refugee or stateless status can apply for this advertisement.

Application deadline: 16-12-2020