Informatics Assistant (Systems Developer)

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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.


The salary for this job should be more than 1,134 USD.

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The Information Technology Group (ITG) provides information and technologies management and support services to the WHO technical programmes in the Region. The unit is also responsible for the formulation, implementation and coordination of IT strategies and policies in the Region.


The incumbent will perform the following functions:

  1. Analyze, design, develop, test, monitor and maintain new and existing computer applications and services;
  2. Prepare appropriate systems and technical documentation and prepare standards for application development and operations;
  3. Provide user support, guidance and training to all units within the WHO Western Pacific Regional Office and country offices to improve users' computer skills, as required.
  4. Assist in the testing and evaluation of new hardware and software for use within the Region;
  5. Advise ways of improving systems, workflows and methods; and
  6. Perform other related duties.



Essential: Graduation from secondary school with formal training in information technology and its applications. Desirable: University degree and/or certifications in information technology.


Essential: Minimum of eight years' experience in analysis, design and development of various application systems. Desirable: Experience in Visual Studio, Asp.Net MVC, Asp.Net Core, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, CSS, SQL Server (T-SQL), Angular, Kendo UI, Bootstrap, development and integration in cloud technologies such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS, MuleSoft API platform, Devops and agile methodologies.


Extensive knowledge of application analysis, design, development and operations.

Competence in planning and execution of work and in the presentation of facts and ideas.

Ability to communicate and obtain users' cooperation.

Familiarity with emerging technologies and ability to learn and apply new technical skills.

Good interpersonal skills.

Ability to work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse education and cultural backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct

WHO Competencies

Teamwork Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Communication Producing results Knowing and managing yourself

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English.


WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at PHP 746,790 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.


  • 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 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: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.

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

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  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.

  • 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.

  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.

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