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Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Public Health Officer 29 November 2020 Nat. Specialist WHO Morocco
WHO
Morocco
Rabat (MAR)
French,English
01 December 2020
6 months with possibility of extension
29 November 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 WHO Representative in Morocco or his/her designated mandated representative(s), and under the overall guidance of the Incident Manager and Head, the WHO Country Office (WCO), and working closely with respective technical leads at the respective WHO Regional Office and WHO HQ, the UN Volunteer will:

  • Assess threats to human life and health, damage to health infrastructure for primary and secondary care, the state of health referral and support systems, including cold chain, laboratory, essential drugs and health information systems, and the vital needs of the affected populations;
  • Collaborate with national authorities and health partners to coordinate and implement public health response activities as part of the health cluster’s strategic response; analyse existing coordination mechanisms, designing and recommending improvements;
  • Provide analysis of the public health risks, needs and capacities and advise on priority interventions for WHO and partners; challenges and operational course correctors, as applicable;
  • Monitor progress towards achievement of universal health coverage; analyse social determinants of health and their impact on the incident management system, including identifying inequities, gaps in the delivery of health services or emergency interventions, recommending appropriate actions and innovative approaches to improve the situation;
  • Facilitate the implementation of effective, evidence-based policies, public health programmes and interventions through all life cycles, this might include maternal and new born health, health promotion and education, non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the elderly, social determinant of health, violence and injury prevention including road safety, gender and health equity and other related areas;
  • Secure information from a broad range of health sectors, analysing such and consolidating health data in trends and trends assessment, with particular attention to surveillance, monitoring and early warning;
  • Perform any other related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor.
Master degree or equivalent
  • Master's degree or equivalent in public health and/or health-related field, from an accredited and recognized academic institution is required;
    or
  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in combination with relevant training and/or professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
  • Post graduate studies or specialized training in epidemiology, health system development, health system research is desirable.
36 Months
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national level in public health and health sector coordination.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Optional), Level - Working Knowledge
Public health, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination, Development programme/project administration
  • Past experience, developing and promoting collaborative partnerships, is required;
  • Prior relevant work experience in WHO/UN system, health cluster partners, relevant nongovernmental or humanitarian organizations, is desirable;
  • Experience in planning/development, project management, monitoring and evaluation, is desirable.
No

Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Client Orientation, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams

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Ceci est une annonce pour une affectation VNU national. Par conséquence, seuls les citoyens de Maroc et les résidents légaux de (Maroc) ayant le statut de réfugié ou d’apatride peuvent postuler à cette annonce.

Date limite pour postuler : 29-11-2020

Coordination Support Officer 03 December 2020 Nat. Specialist UNRCO South Africa
UNRCO
South Africa
Pretoria (ZAF)
English
11 January 2021
12 months
03 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 her designated mandated representative(s), the Coordination Support Officer will work within the RCO team:

  • To ensure that the Joint Work Plans developed by the Results Groups are aligned to the Covid-19 knowledge products released by the UN (Socio-Economic Response Plan, Needs Assessment, Emergency Appeal)
  • Support coordination of various national stakeholders to ensure they meaningfully participate in the work of the Results Groups and that UN interventions align to ongoing national Covid-19 activities.
  • On-going mapping of partner interventions to ensure complementarity between UN and partner activities.
  • Support RCO in convening of quarterly Results Group meetings and ensure participation of partners.
  • Support quality assurance of all performance and programme information received from UN agencies.
  • Support preparation of Results Group quarterly reports outlining implementation of activities
  • Support uploading of performance information on the UNINFO system.
  • Collect data to inform review and amendment of UN interventions to support Covid-19 early recovery programmes.
  • Work with UN Communications Group and Humanitarian Coordination Specialist to develop relevant and informative communications products outlining the work of the UN.
  • Support the development of monthly and quarterly progress reports to UNCT.
  • Work with the Humanitarian Coordination Specialist to identify needs, gaps and responses, and ensuring that the UN system efforts are integrated, holistic and apply cross-sectoral lens.
  • Ensure that all identified needs are adequately reflected in the work of the Results Groups.
  • Work with Results Groups to support the mainstreaming of UN programming principles into the Joint Work Plans.
  • Support research work of the Theme Groups.
  • Support secretariat functions in support of all structures of the UNSDCF Governance Model.

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, Economics, Public Health, Management, Social Policy, International Relations, Political Affairs
24 Months
  • At least 2 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in a middle income context; experience of 4 years or more is an asset and experience working in the UN or other international development organization will be advantageous;
  • Programme Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Policy Analysis
  • Experience in multi-stakeholder co-ordination and facilitation is highly desirable;
  • Effective communication, networking and organizational skills and ability to work well in a team;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in response to rapidly changing needs;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent English 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 development related work, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Monitoring and evaluation, Resource mobilization, partnership and donor coordination
No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams

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Application deadline:03-12-2020