World Health Organisation (WHO) Recruitment 2017/ How To Apply

World Health Organisation (WHO) Recruitment 2017/ How To Apply

About the company:

Our goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people.

Together we strive to combat diseases – infectious diseases like influenza and HIV and noncommunicable ones like cancer and heart disease. We help mothers and children survive and thrive so they can look forward to a healthy old age. We ensure the safety of the air people breathe, the food they eat, the water they drink – and the medicines and vaccines they need:

How To Apply

Job description

  • Grade


    Contractual Arrangement

    Fixed-Term Appointment

    Contract duration

    12 months

    Job Posting

    Sep 5, 2017, 6:24:08 PM

    Closing Date

    Sep 19, 2017, 11:59:00 PM

    Primary Location



    AF_NGA Nigeria




    Serve as WHO focal point for Maternal Health and Newborn Health, sexual and reproductive health, Elimination of maternal to child transmission of HIV/Syphilis , Family planning Programmed along the life course and continuum of care in the country to liaise with and provide support to all relevant government departments and institutions in collaboration with all agencies actively involved. Assist the Ministry of health to plan an effective MNH programmes advocating the integrated approach with PHC development process.

    Duties And Responsibilities

    Under the direct supervision of the FRH Cluster Lead and overall supervision of WHO representative, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • Review and analyze national maternal and newborn health policies, strategies, plans and guidelines, programmes and related legislation
  • Coordinate maternal and newborn health care activities
  • Assist and advise the national maternal and newborn health task force in the development of strategies for maternal and newborn health including Family planning.
  • Provide technical assistance in the development of operation plans and tools for MNH and facilitate the dissemination of maternal and newborn health including family planning strategies, plans and relevant tools.
  • Provide technical assistance for the implementation of maternal and newborn health including family planning interventions
  • Establish and coordinate effective partnership with key stakeholders and donor agencies involved in maternal and newborn health including family planning
  • Assist in promotion and implementation of operations research for maternal and newborn health including family planning
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation of maternal and newborn health including family planning programmer
  • Perform any other duties as required for the success of the programme.

    Qualifications And Experience

  • Medical Degree obtained from a recognized university; and post graduate degree in Community medicine or Public Health, or obstetrics and Gynaecology or pediatrics and modern training skills would be an advantage.
  • Considerable experience in programme planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and supervision at national, state or local government area.
  • At least 5 years of practical experience in program management.
  • Proven competence in documentation of events and evaluation of programmes
  • Excellent knowledge of English and a local language-reading, speaking, writing
  • Prior experience in maternal, newborn health and sexual and reproductive health is an added advantage
  • Good knowledge and ability to use computer software: – Spreadsheets, Word, PowerPoint, publisher and EPI Info or SSSP for statistical analysis.
  • Nonprofit Organization Management
  • Financial Services
  • Hospital & Health Care
Employment Type


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  • Multiple application will not be entertained. Candidates who attempt to apply multiple times will have their application disqualified. No fee is required for the online application, test or interview. If you want us to update you concerning World Health Organisation form and guides, please use the comment box and your number in the box provided here on the page.

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