Emergency Officer – National Professional Officer ( اخر موعد للتقديم 14/8/2020)
Closing Date: Aug 14, 2020, 12:59:00 AM
Primary Location: occupied Palestinian territory-Gaza
Organization:EM_PSE WHO Representative’s Office, Palestine
Emergency Officer – National Professional Officer (250344)
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
The mission of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme is to help countries, and to coordinator international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
The incumbent will perform the following duties:
1. Provide Technical insight in preparedness, response and recovery to MOH and partners in emergencies and disasters.
2. Ensure that humanitarian health assistance is in line with international standards and local priorities by building the required capacities at the national level.
3. Liaise with the health partners to ensure that all activities are performed in line with existing strategies and plans and carry out ongoing monitoring and reporting on these activities.
4. Contribute effectively to the implementation of activities for prevention and control of disease outbreaks during and after emergency situations.
5. Conduct regular assessment of health needs for affected population and recommend required strategies.
6. Work closely with MOH and other health stakeholders to ensure that updated information on affected population figures and their health status is readily available.
7. Arrange and compile materials for trainings and other capacity building activities for health personnel in the Mobile clinics and in health facilities.
Essential: University degree in medicine, Public Health or related field
Desirable: Sound understanding of emergency response.
Desirable: Experience in international institutions or NGOs is considered an asset
- Good Knowledge of health sector activities in developing countries and/or in the context of emergency response relief, or preparedness for epidemic-prone diseases.
- Good Knowledge of rapid response operations and their implementation in emergencies as related to public health.
- Good skills in the assessment, surveillance and monitoring in the context of emergency situations, Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure.
- Tact, discretion and ability to promote consensus.
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Knowing and managing yourself
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of arabic.
- This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.
- Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line. For assessment of your application, please ensure that your profile on Stellis is updated; all experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time. Kindly note that CV/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible.
- Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
- A written test may be used as a form of screening.
- In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
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- WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
- This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.