Disease Control Officer

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This is a NO-C contract. This kind of contract is known as National Professional Officers. It is normally only for nationals. It's a staff contract. It usually requires 5 years of experience, depending on education.

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The salary for this job should be more than 5,039 USD.

Salary for a NO-C contract in Conakry

The salary of a NO-C depends on the duty station. The minimum salary there is 43,469,000 GNF (~5,039 USD) Please note that depending on the location, a higher post adjustment might still result in a lower purchasing power.

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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

Dans le cadre du programme visant a mettre fin aux maladies dans la region africaine de l'OMS, le cluster UHC/CND au sein du bureau de l'OMS en Guinee est guide par l'agenda strategique regional : « reduction du fardeau des maladies grace a l'utilisation de l'analyse pour informer des interventions sur mesure et orienter les investissements dans le controle des maladies ».Les objectifs poursuivis par l'UHC/CND sont les suivants : (i) fournir un leadership en matiere de coordination du controle des maladies, de partenariat et de mobilisation des ressources ; (ii) contribuer au developpement des produits techniques de controle des maladies de l'OMS, des services et des outils, ycompris l'adoption de nouvelles technologies et innovations ; (iii) soutenir la production et l'utilisation d'informations strategiques pour l'action et la prise de decision, y compris l'optimisation des investissements ; et (iv)faciliter le soutien aux pays - assistance technique dans le deploiement des produits techniques de l'OMS et le renforcement des capacites institutionnelles, y compris le soutien aux programmes nationaux de lutte contre les maladies et aux autorites reglementaires - en vue d'une meilleure gouvernance des programmes, d'une meilleure couverture des interventions et d'une meilleure qualite des interventions.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Le titulaire accomplira tout ou partie des taches suivantes, ainsi que d'autresresponsabilites connexes selon les besoins du bureau :• Travailler sous la supervision directe du (des) Agent(s) de SantePublique respectif(s) et/ou du responsable du bureau de pays de l'OMS.• Faciliter la gestion efficace et efficace, ainsi que la coordination del'expertise, pour fournir des conseils techniques sur le developpement destrategies nationales durables, multisectorielles et integrees, politiques,interventions et plans pour renforcer les systemes de sante et renforcer lescapacites dans le domaine du controle des maladies transmissibles et nontransmissibles (MNT).• Recommander des plans d'action pour inclure des interventions deprevention et de controle des maladies tout au long de la vie et du continuumdes soins.• Coordonner l'adoption de normes, de standards, de directives et d'outils poursoutenir la mise en œuvre de projets de controle des maladies.• Gerer les aspects operationnels de la recherche operationnelle connexe,de la surveillance, de l'epidemiologie et des enquetes de sante.• Faciliter la mise en œuvre de projets pour le controle des maladiesrespectives, y compris l'approvisionnement en medicaments et technologies surs,efficaces et abordables.• Guider la documentation et la diffusion des meilleures pratiques et desexperiences des partenaires.• Analyser et evaluer une gamme diversifiee de donnees et d'informationsliees aux maladies transmissibles et non transmissibles et aux epidemies ;identifier les sources de maladies et fournir des recommandations et des rapportssur la reponse appropriee aux risques identifies, et la mise en œuvre demesures preventives et de controle.• Surveiller lacharge nationale des maladies transmissibles et non transmissibles ou desfacteurs, notamment par le biais des systemes d'information sanitaire et desactivites de recherche en sante. Coordonner le developpement ou l'ameliorationdes systemes d'information existants sur les maladies transmissibles et nontransmissibles et le suivi des progres vers la Couverture Sanitaire Universelle(CSU).• Exploiter les connaissances des systemes locaux et des normes culturellespour : servir de point focal technique de communication avec le public sur lesmaladies transmissibles dans le pays ; et etablir de nouvelles activites desensibilisation communautaire concernant la prevention, le controle, le diagnosticet le traitement des maladies transmissibles et non transmissibles.• Plaider en faveur de la construction et du renforcement de partenariatset de reseaux pour ameliorer la collaboration multisectorielle en matiere deprevention et de controle integres des maladies transmissibles et nontransmissibles. Contribuer a la mobilisation des ressources pour le programmede travail.• Autrestaches/fonctions connexes telles que assignees par les superviseurs.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: • Un diplome universitaire (bachelor) dans un domaine pertinent (tel que lasante publique, l'epidemiologie ou les statistiques). Desirable: • Specialisation en maladies transmissibles et non transmissibles.

Experience

Essential: • Un minimum de cinq ans d'experience professionnelle pertinente pour le poste (dans les maladies transmissibles etnon transmissibles, en mettant l'accent sur l'investigation, la surveillance etle controle des maladies, ainsi que le developpement de strategies et de plansd'action pour la mise en œuvre de programmes de renforcement des capacites etde prevention des maladies). Desirable: • Experience professionnelle demontree dans la prestation de services techniques aux contreparties nationales, aux ministeres de la sante et a d'autres ministeres et partenaires sur lesquestions liees au controle des maladies. Experience professionnelle pertinente a l'OMS, a d'autres agences des Nations Unies, aux partenaires de mise en œuvre ; experience de travail dans des organisations nongouvernementales ou humanitaires pertinentes.

Skills

• Transmission, methodes specialiseesde diagnostic, developpement et traitement des maladies transmissibles, y comprisl'infection par le VIH et d'autres maladies transmissibles et non transmissibles.• Connaissance technique et programmatique de la prevention et du controle d'une gamme de maladies transmissibles et/ou non transmissibles.• Expertise pour planifier strategiquement, coordonner et soutenir la miseen œuvre des interventions du programme de sante.• Connaissance de la situation du pays en matiere de maladies transmissibles et non transmissibles.• Competences dans le developpement et la promotion de partenariatscollaboratifs multisectoriels et la mobilisation de ressources dans le contextedu controle des maladies.• Capacite a fournir des conseils clairs et des orientations a plusieursparties prenantes et partenaires.• Excellentes competences analytiques et organisationnelles et productionde resultats sous pression.

WHO Competencies

Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond Ensuring the effective use of resources Creating an empowering and motivating environment### Use of Language Skills

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

REMUNERATION

Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at GNF 521,628,000 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

  • A written test and/or an asynchronous video assessment 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.

  • According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.

  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.

  • The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.

The WHO is committed to achieving gender parity and geographical diversity in its staff. Women, persons with disabilities, and nationals of unrepresented and underrepresented Member States (https://www.who.int/careers/diversity-equity-and-inclusion) are strongly encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to reasonableaccommodation@who.int - An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.

  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.

  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.

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  • WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.

  • The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.

  • Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at [email protected].

  • 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.

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