Technical Officer (Country Monitoring), Brazzaville, Congo

Organization: World Health Organization (WHO)

Country: Congo

City: Brazzaville, Congo

Office: WHO Brazzaville, Congo

Grade: P-2

Closing date: Tuesday, 12 January 2021

Technical Officer (Country Monitoring)

( 2005244 )

Grade : P2

Contractual Arrangement : Fixed-term appointment

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days) : Two (2) years

Job Posting: Dec 22, 2020, 6:33:19 AM

Theoverall objective of the Country Focus and Coordination (CFC) Unit is to ensure the provision of strategic, responsive and coordinated support by the Regional Office to strengthen the leadership and capacities of WHO Country Offices (WCOs) in the African Region tobecome the lead in the definition and coordination of the implementation of national health agendas to achieve health impact, including the SDG 3 and other health-related SDG targets, within the context of the ongoing UN reform.The Unit provides advice to WHO Country Offices on the planning, development, monitoring and evaluation of Country Cooperation Strategies (CCS) and ensures that the country perspectives are integrated in Regional policies and plans.The Unit is also responsible for advising the Regional Director on issues concerning the effective operations and program delivery of the country offices, making recommendations for appropriate policy or procedural change.


The incumbent will be expected to perform the following duties:--> Develop and manage data systems related to monitoring WCO work and CCS implementation.--> Contribute to CCS analysis, WHO presence survey and country quarterly reports;--> Facilitate country performance monitoring and accountability framework implementation in collaboration with GMC and PBM --> --> Follow up the implementation of the recommendations of Regional Committee the RPMs, Regional Director’s visit to the Countries, global/regional agreements and commitments--> Monitor the implementation of joint programmes and management evaluations, audits missions and other missions conducted in WCOs by consultants, AFRO and HQ staff--> Contribute to the analysis of GPW/PB implementation monitoring at country level;--> Contribute to the identification and development of country case studies--> Regularly update the unit website and intranet sites--> Ensure monitoring and reporting of CFC Unit results: monthly and quarterly Unit meeting, reporting;--> Contribute to the analysis of GPW/PB implementation monitoring at country level;--> Contribute to resource mobilization for the Unit’s work;--> Perform other related responsibilities as assigned, including replacing and backstopping for others as required.



Essential: University degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics, sciences, social studies or related area with Training in Monitoring and Evaluation

Desirable: Experience

Essential: A minimum of two years‘ experience implementing or managing programme evaluation in an international organization. Relevant professional experience in design and monitoring and evaluation of public health programmes is desirable.

Desirable: Skills

Experience in monitoring and evaluation at the international level.. Knowledge of international standards (including those of UN) of results-based management including monitoring, reporting and evaluation methods and practices.Demonstrated expertisein monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management systems. .Excellent analytical skills. Ability to conceptualize and think in abstract terms.

WHO Competencies


Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences


Moving forward in a changing environment

Producing results

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of French.

Desirable: The above language requirements are interchangeable.


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 47,895 (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 2554 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.


This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level

Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

Tags health programmes knowledge management monitoring and evaluation monitoring and reporting programme evaluation resource mobilization results based management un reform

A written test may be used as a form of screening.

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