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WHO Vacancies 2023 for Health Information Management & Risk Assessment Jobs in Juba Location.
WHO Jobs in Juba 2023:- New job notification not for WHO job opportunity portal for the post of Health Information Management & Risk Assessment. Health Information Management & Risk Assessment Vacancy is for the Juba location. Candidates should apply through www.who.int before the last date which is 29/03/2023.
Health Information Management & Risk Assessment Jobs at WHO Details
|Recruiter Name||WHO (World Health Organization)|
|Name of Vacancy||Health Information Management & Risk Assessment Vacancy in South Sudan|
|Job Type||UN Jobs in South Sudan|
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Health Information Management & Risk Assessment Jobs Description
Background and Justification
Purpose of the Position
In the context of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme, the incumbent will lead WHO’s EPR information team and supervise the respective functional areas, at the country level. Provide authoritative advice to the emergency team on risk analysis, strategic information policy, procedures and best practices, monitoring, information and data management. The incumbent will be deployed to emergency operations when required..
Objectives of the Programme and of the immediate Strategic Objective
The mission of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies.
Organizational context (Describe the individual role of incumbent within the team, focusing on work environment within and outside the organization)
Reporting to the EPR Lead and under the leadership of the Head of WHO Country Office, the incumbent acts as an advisor to the EPR team on data and information management activities, enabling the development, implementation, and monitoring strategies that maximize the individual and collective impact of WHO throughout the full cycle of the emergency. S/he will engage with the local authorities, UN partners and non-health actors to establish strategic partnerships in respect of multi-dimensional information management processes.
Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives; include main achievements expected):
Lead the team and be responsible for overseeing the work of the EPR Information Management unit and/or coordinate the work of Information Management assets located throughout different units.
Manage the timely and high-quality collection, analysis, production and dissemination of data/information. This includes response specific information (what, where, who, how many, how quickly, current status), internal and external situation reports (SitReps), bulletins, rapid needs assessments, health risk assessments, and the Public Health Situation Analysis; and health inputs into humanitarian needs overviews (HNO), and strategic response plans (SRP).
Lead the development of project documentation based on the overall strategy and plan, for use by the emergency leadership to mobilize resources.
Continually adapt planning and project documents based on available information and revolving emergency situation, as required; this includes planning and management of human and material resources, expenditure, status of interventions and partner activities, progress towards achieving objectives, etc.
Develop and improve field information management procedures at the local and states levels to ensure that information management in the field provides the best possible functionality and usability to stakeholders
Ensure inter-cluster communication and information sharing
Oversee and design field epidemiological surveys if/where needed, such as mortality and vaccination coverage surveys, with support from epidemiologists as needed
Build the capacity of team members and partners involved in the planning and data/information management process; provide ongoing technical guidance and training on data gathering and analysis, quality assurance, performance monitoring, information dissemination and management.
Perform any other related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.
Recruitment Profile Competencies:
Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
Ensuring the effective use of resources
Creating an empowering and motivating environment
Functional Knowledge and Skills
*Describe the essential knowledge and the skills specific to the position
Demonstrated supervisory and leadership skills, negotiation skills.
Advanced ability to design, manage, analyze and coordinate complex information system projects, computer-based applications and databases, web-based tools
High level of analytical skills.
Knowledge of programme management and functioning of WHO and the UN system is an asset.
An advanced university degree (Master’s level or above) in Information Management, Public Health, or Epidemiology
Specialization in information management systems. Specific training in humanitarian response or information management in emergencies.
At least 7 years of related experience in information management, monitoring, needs assessment, project management, data management and information dissemination in the public health sector or health development sector, at national and international levels, part of which in emergency management or humanitarian context in leadership positions. Experience in developing and promoting collaborative partnerships.
Relevant work experience in WHO, other UN agencies; experience working in relevant non-governmental or humanitarian organizations. Experience in developing countries.
Use of Language Skills
Excellent knowledge of English. Working knowledge of local language and/or another WHO official language would be an asset.
Other Skills (e.g. IT)
Advanced use of MS Office, particularly spreadsheets, data visualization and analysis tools, and databases
Design and management of information systems
Familiarity with geographic information systems (GIS)
Skill in use of one or more statistical analysis programmes (e.g., R, STATA, SAS, SPSS)
This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
A written test may be used as a form of screening.
In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.
For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int.
WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
WHO’s workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.
WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.
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