Grant Management Officer, Brazzaville, Congo

Organization: WHO - World Health Organization

Country: Congo

City: Brazzaville, Congo

Office: WHO Brazzaville, Congo

Closing date: Monday, 26 August 2019

Grant Management Officer, P3 - ( 1903822 )

Grade : P3

Contractual Arrangement : Fixed-term appointment

Contract duration : 12 months, Renewable

: Job Posting : Aug 11, 2019, 7:46:19 PM

Closing Date : Aug 26, 2019, 10:59:00 PM

Primary Location : Congo-Brazzaville

Organization : AF/WHE WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE)

Schedule : Full-time

IMPORTANT NOTICE: OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME The mission of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to build the capacity of Member States to manage health emergency risks and, when national capacities are overwhelmed, to lead and coordinate the international health response to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to affected populations.The Management & Administration area of the Health Emergencies Programme is responsible for effective management and administrative support for the emergencies programme and for ensuring that WHO emergency operations are rapidly and sustainably financed and staffed. This consists of the provision of high-quality, predictable administrative services (i.e. HR, Finance, work planning, grant management) to the Emergency Programme, including during emergency response, as well as effective monitoring of (and compliance with) SOPs, leading to continuous improvement and business process excellence.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES Within the framework of the delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities:

Prepare draft and final proposals as well as technical reports forregional and country-level activities to donors based on inputs received from technical teams and messages from the External Relations (EXR) team.

Monitor funding proposals, grants implementation rates and reporting deadlines in accordance with donors‘ specific reporting schedules and requirements.

Work with technical units at all levels of the organization to facilitate and consolidate the results of operational planning, in particular to define the resource requirements for WHO/WHE activities and staff.

Disseminate information to RO and CO levels on standard policies and procedures for resource and grant management, gather information on best practices and lessons learned; serve as a reference point for ROs/COs in this regard.

Update and maintain the global grant and finance tracking system for WHO’s work in humanitarian emergencies to monitor deadlines for submission of proposals and reports to donors.