World Health Organization WHO
Technical Officer
Technology Associate, Technical Assistant,
Delhi
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Description

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.

Position: Technical Officer - (2101605)

Description of Duties:

Under the direct supervision of the Executive Officer to the Regional Director (EO-RD), the incumbent is responsible for:

  • Coordinates WHO SEARO's corporate-level strategic partnership relations and alliances, both within and outside the UN system, in particular with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, civil society and the private sector;

  • Coordinates WHO SEARO's corporate-level resources mobilization activities, requiring continual development and refinement;

  • Coordinates the development, improvement, dissemination and implementation of WHO policy guidelines, strategies, and plans of action on Partnerships, relations with UN system agencies and regional intergovernmental organizations and resource mobilization, at regional and country levels;

  • Assists in the development and implementation at regional level of WHO's policy and operational guidelines on partnerships with the private sector;

  • Assists in the development and implementation at regional level of WHO's policy and operational guidelines on partnerships with non-governmental organizations (WCOs);

  • Advises Technical Units and WHO Country Offices in the Region on donor policies and priorities, and facilitates negotiations of project proposals, Memoranda of Understanding and other agreements and interactions with donors;

  • Serves as the focal point for communications and dissemination of information on partnerships, WHO's relations with UN system agencies and regional intergovernmental organizations and resource mobilization for the Region;

  • Provides technical support to all WHO meetings, development forums and dialogues with partners at regional and country level;

Education:

Essential: Advanced university degree (Master's degree or equivalent) in public health, or international relations or public health related or development/social sciences.

Experience:

Essential: Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in management of international development cooperation or partnerships building including considerable experience obtained in an international context; experience in policy formulation and strategy development

Desirable: Specialized knowledge of development financing and the major donors landscape including bilateral, multilateral, UN system agencies, and foundations is an asset.

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