The World Health Organization (WHO) is a United Nations specialized organization in charge of international public health.
WHO recognizes the importance of a robust workforce in achieving the goal of enhancing people’s health and well-being worldwide. On a full-time basis, we provide an outstanding remuneration plan with competitive pay, as well as 30 days of annual leave every year.
Interested and qualified people are invited to apply for a job opening at the World Health Organization (WHO).
Coordinator (Multiple Duty Station)
- Full Time
- Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND – MBA/MSC/MA
- Location: Lagos | Nigeria.
- Reference No: 2200398
- Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
- Grade: NO-D
- Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
- Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 2 years
The program’s goal is to boost the WHO country office in Nigeria’s deconcentration efforts on the ground (States and Zones).
Through the cooperation of partners and the capacity of provincial health systems to cope with preparedness, mitigation, and response to public health emergencies, WHO can improve its efficacy.
Furthermore, the WHO national office will be able to contribute to the overall strengthening of the health system at both the zonal and state levels as a result of this deconcentration.
Requirements and qualifications
A master’s degree in a health-related subject, such as medicine, public health, or another relevant field, from an accredited/recognized institution is required.
Postgraduate degree/training in public health or epidemiology from a reputable academic institution is preferred.
At least 7 years of relevant professional experience working in a complex health-related emergency situation is required.
Experience in coordinating a health group is preferred. Experience in difficult emergency situations would be advantageous.
- Knowledge of how to coordinate, evaluate, and assess health-care programs and projects.
- Demonstrated understanding of health planning principles and procedures, as well as the ability to assess health plans and their impact in resource-constrained countries.
- Excellent communication skills with stakeholders and partners, including diplomacy, tact, and courtesy.
- Proven interpersonal abilities, including the ability to build consensus, explain progress and outcomes, and address problems before they arise, all while maintaining effective working practices and ethics.
- Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
- Producing results
- Ensuring the effective use of resources
- Creating an empowering and motivating environment
Use of Language Skills
- Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
- Desirable: Nil.
An annual base salary of NGN 28,111,328 (subject to required deductions for pension payments and health insurance, where applicable) and 30 days of annual leave are included in the remuneration package.