Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME:
WHO is the specialized agency of the United Nations with objectives to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable. The WHO Indonesia Country Office directs and coordinates the authority for health by supporting the Indonesian Government in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of national health policies, strategies and plans and developing and managing WHO’s technical cooperation programmes, integrating a gender, equity and human-rights based approach. The Country Office develops a two-way collaboration with the Government of Indonesia in support of their efforts of achieving national health goals and contributing to global and regional public health action by providing needs-based technical assistance in national level policy formulation, setting norms and standards, improving knowledge dissemination and management, monitoring country health situation and building sustainable institutional capacity, to play a greater leadership role in different national level policy and technical forums. Planning, monitoring, implementation, reporting and evaluation of WHO collaborative programmes in line with policies of the organization and facilitation of interagency coordination, donor relations and resource mobilization are critical functions at the country level.
The SSA will assist the Technical Officer Planning, under the overall guidance of WHO Representative, in managing various public health project monitoring and reporting functions under WHO collaborative programmes. The work will be reviewed by the supervisor, for meeting expectations and overall quality. In addition to contacts within the organization, both with management and technical teams, interaction with other UN agencies through M&E and UNSDCF (The United Nations Sustainable Development Cooperation Framework) working groups is envisaged.
SUMMARY OF ASSIGNED DUTIES:
Under the direct supervision of Technical Officer Planning, the incumbent will perform the following duties:
EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER COMPETENCIES:
Functional Knowledge and Skills:
Essential: Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Science, Project Management or other relevant fields.