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  • Posted: Jan 30, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 18, 2023
  • We are the directing and coordinating authority on international health within the United Nations’ system. We do this by: providing leadership on matters critical to health and engaging in partnerships where joint action is needed; shaping the research agenda and stimulating the generation, translation and dissemination of valuable knowledge; set...
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    Coordinator (Strategic Health Policy & Planning) - (2300487)

    The incumbent will be required to work as overall UHC Coordinator supporting both the WR’s Office in building strategic partnership, communication and resource as well as support the States to operationalize the framework for PHC and monitoring, and lead work in the Provide Strategic Priority of the extended GPW13 and SDGs. The incumbent will be required to elicit best practices in program and people management and ensure compliance with policies on PRSEAH and PAAC in his team.



    • Essential: An advanced university degree/doctorate level in public health, health systems/services administration, health management or health related field from an accredited/recognized institute or formal qualifications in International/global health policy or in similar fields.
    • Desirable: PhD in one or more of the above fields and/or post-graduate training or specialization in health systems and/or health planning, management or heath Economics.


    • Essential: At least ten years' experience in health sector policy and planning at national and international levels, with sound management or technical assistance in a governmental institution or international organization in resource-limited countries in the field of health policies, strategies and governance development.
    • Desirable: Experience in health sector assessments and analyses and producing its reports, with track record in consensus building and enlisting cooperation, as well as the evaluation of health services and facilitating consultations.


    • Demonstrated skills in health policy, planning and management combined with expertise governance
    • Track record in monitoring and evaluation of health policies, strategies and governance projects with proven experience of implementing them in a resource-limited situation.
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to write technical reports, documents guidelines in a clear and concise manner.
    • Provide technical authoritative advice and guidance to multiple stakeholders and partners taking into account the political and resource-limited contexts
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to promote consensus, lead resource mobilization activities, communicate progress and results, and/or take remedial action in a proactive manner, while ensuring effective work practices and ethics.Diplomacy, tact and courtesy.

    WHO Competencies

    • Teamwork
    • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
    • Communication
    • Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
    • Creating an empowering and motivating environment
    • Creating an empowering and motivating environment

    Use of Language Skills

    • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
    • Desirable: Beginners knowledge of Local Languages.


    • WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 90,664 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 3838 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 

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