VACANCY NOTICE: WCO/2020/SSA/HSS/02
DATE OF ISSUE: 24 January 2020
The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
TITLE : Human Resource for Health Officer
CONTRACT TYPE : Special Service Agreement (SSA)
APPPLICATION DEADLINE : 08 February 2020
DURATION OF CONTRACT : 12 months with possibility of extension
UNIT/OFFICE : Health System Strengthening Unit (HSS)
DUTY STATION : Kathmandu
SALARY : Lump sum package of NPR 196,102.00 per month (Taxable)
The World Health Organization (WHO), Nepal invites applications from qualified and experienced candidates to fulfil the position of Human Resource for Health Officer.
Purpose of the Position:
In the context of the ongoing major constitutional reforms with substantial decentralization to the provinces and municipalities, the incumbent will contribute to WHO’s support in health system strengthening to achieve UHC and Health SDGs. The incumbent will provide technical assistance in the development and implementation of the HRH strategic roadmap adapted to the new federal context and promote the use of HRH data in policy making and decision making.
Description of Duties:
Under the overall guidance of Public Health Administrator (PHA) and the direct supervision of Technical Officer (HSS), the HRH Officer will perform the following tasks/duties in close coordination with other technical focal points of WHO Country Office, Nepal:
University degree in public health.
Additional training related to Human Resources for Health.
At least 2 years of experience in Human Resources in Health, which includes HRH policy and planning, at the federal level and/or at the Provincial level.
Excellent written and spoken English and Nepalese.
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Application suite.
• Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
• A written test/interview may be used as a form of screening.
Interested candidates meeting above requirements should apply to the WHO Representative to Nepal, Attn: Administrative Officer, Pulchowk, Kathmandu, NOT LATER THAN 08 February 2020. Please send your application to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “Application for the Position of Human Resource for Health Officer -WCO/2020/SSA/HSS/02”. Please submit an application along with the WHO Personal History Form (PHF). The PHF can be downloaded from website: https://www.who.int/nepal/careers
No telephone enquires please.
- Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
- Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.
"WHO is committed to workforce diversity"
“Application from qualified female candidates particularly from disadvantaged and socially excluded groups are strongly encouraged”
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