World Health Organization WHO
Executive Associate
Project Associate, Project leaders, Project Assistant
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Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Aug 04 2021


About the Organization:

World Health Organization (WHO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. WHO are responsible for the World Health Report, the worldwide World Health Survey, and World Health Day.


Under the direct supervision of the Executive Officer to the RD (EO) and also under the overall supervision of the RD, the incumbent will;

  • Compile and maintain relevant information/documentation, prepare/assemble information/notes relating to Executive Management Meetings, Senior Staff Meetings, WRs meetings, programme review meetings and other important meetings;

  • Coordinate and assemble inputs from Directors/Regional Advisers and WHO Representatives in response to RD's requirements on management and policy issues and put up with background information to EO/RD;

  • Initiate administrative follow-up actions, as necessary, in response to RDs directives as well as for important policy meetings such as RCs/EBs/WHAs.

  • Screen and review all incoming correspondence, documents and reports, identify and highlight those important issues requiring urgent action/decision, submit to RD will full background information.

  • Provide administrative support to RD, preparing/drafting general correspondence for signature of RD; summarize/take minutes of internal and important meetings, keeping a follow up of the actions taken on recommendations made in these meetings.

  • Arrange appointments and maintain RD's calendar, place and screen telephone calls and answer queries with discretion.

  • To act for NPO (RDO) in his/her absence.

  • Perform other related duties, as required from time to time.


  • Essential: Completion of secondary school, supplemented by secretarial training or office administration.

  • Desirable: University degree would be an asset.


  • Essential: At least ten (10) years' progressively responsible work experience in senior secretarial/administrative positions in WHO.

How to apply

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