Developmental assignment - Data Management Associate

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Application deadline 23 days ago: Wednesday 1 May 2024 at 21:59 UTC

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This is a G-6 contract. This kind of contract is known as General Service and related categories. It is normally only for nationals. It usually requires 6 years of experience, depending on education. More about G-6 contracts.

This opportunity is open to WHO staff members who hold continuing and fixed-term appointments in all staff categories, and who have served at least two years in their current position, as specified in the Policy on STDAs.

SUPERVISOR'S APPROVAL IS MANDATORY FOR YOUR APPLICATION TO BE CONSIDERED

Please send the completed approval form to [email protected] (for assignments published in Geneva), and to the regional HR focal points for all other requisitions, prior to the requisition closing date.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

The main responsibilities related to the development assignment are as follows:

  • Manage statistical data on vaccine preventable diseases through collection, collation and support for data management on AFP and VPDs in SEAR countries
  • Compile, manage and analyze weekly VPD and laboratory updates for IVD/VPD Bulletin and oversee the publication and dissemination of the weekly and monthly bulletins for AFP and VPDs
  • Compile, manage, analyze data from the annual WHO/UNICEF Joint Reporting Form (JRF) and IVD Annual EPI Reporting Form (AERF)
  • Compile, manage and analyze supplementary immunization activity (SIA) data
  • Coordinating data disseminating activities and building information networks and data-centric partnerships
  • Support data management for upcoming meetings. Perform data analysis, maps, country profiles etc. as required by the technical staff

SUPERVISOR DURING THE ASSIGNMENT

Dr Rahul Srivastava, Technical Officer - VPD Research and Measles, IVD/CDS

PERCENTAGE OF WORKING TIME

100%

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Essential: Expert knowledge of English

SKILLS

  • Data management, data analysis, interpretation and programming to retrieve the data from different databases and reporting
  • Database – MS Access
  • Maps- ArcGIS

REMUNERATION

Your current contractual arrangements and benefits will not be affected. If your developmental assignment involves a short-term move to another duty station, you will receive the hotel component of the first 60 days DSA rate of the duty station where you will be temporarily based throughout the entire assignment. Travel costs in economy class will be covered.

EXPECTED BENEFITS

Benefits expected for the receiving office:

  • Capacity building for the staff with Regional Perspective
  • Support in the ongoing activities of the Regional VPD surveillance data management
  • Maintaining the continuity in sharing VPD surveillance updates with the Member States and other stake holders on a weekly and monthly basis

Benefit expected for the staff member:

  • Widen the horizon in supporting information management systems to investigate options for accessing data, supporting public health decision-making and impact.
  • The skills thus learned will enrich the candidate’s ability to implement and explore possibilities for using the knowledge in the practical work sphere. This will allow staff to work globally and possible networking for career development growth.
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