Closing date: Tuesday, 5 June 2018
Project Officer - ( 1802101 )
Grade : P3
Contractual Arrangement : Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration : One year
Job Posting : May 15, 2018, 11:48:08 AM
Closing Date : Jun 5, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Primary Location : Iraq
Organization : EM_IRQ WHO Representative’s Office, Iraq
Schedule : Full-time
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This is the advertisement of position number 372989.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
The overall objectives of WHO’s emergency programme are to design and implement programmes which prepare the Health Cluster to deal with emergencies and improve health during and after crises.
Within the emergency programme, the objectives of WHO’s emergency response team is to support Member States by:
(1) promptly assessing health needs of populations affected by crisis, identifying priority causes of ill-health and death; preparing damage estimates and emergency response and rehabilitation plans; providing prompt, credible health information and ensuring the continuity of essential health services;
(2) coordinating and monitoring emergency health relief efforts under the Aegis of the Inter-Agency Standing Committee Health Cluster, of which WHO is the lead agency;
(3) ensuring that critical gaps in the health response are rapidly identified and filled; (4) revitalizing and building the capacity of national health systems to deal with preparedness, mitigation and response
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
The incumbent will be responsible for the following assigned duties:
Coordinate the preparation of strategic and operational plans and budgets in consultation with the technical staff and specialists in the Regional Office (RO) to ensure integration of the regional wide inputs and the coherence of plans and budgets with WHO wide planning, budgeting and reporting framework. Enter workplans in Global Management System (GSM), linking outputs Office Specific Expected Results (OSERs) with tasks to ensure accurate structuring of the financial data in compliance with donor’s requirements.
Analyze all country workplans to ensure proper distribution of funds received by WHO Country Office (WCO), map funds to the correct outcomes and outputs, monitor delays in project implementation and expenditures, bringing such to the supervisor’s attention, proposing action with a view to negotiate project extensions as necessary, reprogramming and rescheduling budgets and activities as appropriate and in compliance with donors‘ agreements and procedures.