Programme Management Officer Roster (P3) 56 views

Programme Management Officer Roster (P3)  (1905785)  
Grade: P3
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract duration: Initially One Year

Job Posting

: Dec 19, 2019, 6:01:17 AM

Closing Date

: Jan 8, 2020, 10:59:00 PM

Primary Location

: Multiple locations


: WP/DPM Director, Programme Management


: Full-time  

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1. Support effective planning, implementation,
monitoring and reporting of WHO collaborative programmes.

2. Effective application of the results-based
managerial framework of WHO through programme development and implementation of
WHO’s programme of cooperation with countries in the Region.

3. Support the promotion of technical cooperation
between WHO and the ministries of health and other government sectors, UN
agencies and external partners and stakeholders.

4. Harmonize and align WHO’s support with government
processes and systems.

5. Support the
division/country office in the application of various web tools in respect to
supporting collaborative programmes, resource mobilization, risk management and


1. Provide support to programme planning, country
cooperation strategies development, award management, budgeting, monitoring and
resource mobilization.

2. Contribute
to the development and preparation of programmatic approaches in the budget
centre in line with the priorities of WPRO’s Vision Paper: For the Future 2019-2023.

3. Conduct
analysis and dissemination of programmatic information to respond to public
health gaps and needs and to document WHO’s role in these areas of work.

4 Create monitoring and project evaluation tools using
critical programme performance measures necessary to maintain delivery of
programme targets and preparation of reports.

5. Perform all other duties as assigned.



Essential: University degree in
public health or related field from a recognized university.
Desirable: Advanced
university degree (Masters level or above)
in the area of public health or related field.  


Essential: A minimum of five
years’ experience working in public health programmes providing technical
support on programmatic issues.

Desirable: Experience working in
an international organization.



knowledge and analytical skills in aspects of international and national health
policy and development;

-Understanding of effective management practices,
programme planning and evaluation;

-Familiarity with functioning of government and its
institutions, particularly in developing countries;

-Capability to motivate and manage colleagues to
engage broader aspects of work as part of a team beyond individual areas of
work; and

-Excellent ability to communicate and work
harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse educational and cultural
backgrounds and maintain high standard of personal conduct.


WHO Competencies

1. Teamwork

2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural

3. Communication

4. Producing results

5. Ensuring effective use of resources

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of
written and spoken English.
Desirable: Working knowledge of other UN languages


WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category
are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises
an annual base salary starting at USD 60,233 (subject to mandatory deductions
for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), and
a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a
particular duty station. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave,
allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for
dependent children (subject to conditions).


  • This vacancy
    notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level

  • Only candidates
    under serious consideration will be contacted.

  • A written test may
    be used as a form of screening.

  • In the event that
    your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to
    provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s)
    required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational
    qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the
    World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the
    International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations
    Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can
    be accessed through the link: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and
    will require individual review.

  • Any
    appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations,
    Staff Rules and Manual.

  • Staff members in
    other duty stations are encouraged to apply.

  • WHO is committed
    to workforce diversity.

  • WHO has a
    smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form
    of tobacco.

  • WHO has a mobility
    policy which can be found at the following link: Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are
    subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of
    the Organization throughout the world.

  • Applications from
    women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are
    particularly encouraged.
  • For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the
    minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.

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