National Professional Officer (TFI)

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This is a NO-A 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 1 years of experience, depending on education.


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WHO is the specialized agency of the United Nations with objectives to promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable. The WHO Indonesia Country Office directs and coordinates the authority for health by supporting the Indonesian Government in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of national health policies, strategies and plans, setting norms and standards, improving knowledge dissemination and management, monitoring the country health situation and building sustainable institutional capacity. The WHO Country Office collaborates with the Government of Indonesia in stewardship and advocacy for healthier populations through addressing the determinants of health, and for achieving universal health coverage to ensure accessible, affordable and quality health services for all.


Under the direct supervision of the Technical Officer, Health Promotion and Tobacco Control, and the overall supervision of the Team Lead, Noncommunicable Diseases and Healthier Populations, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

1.Provide technical guidance to government counterparts and key stakeholders from across sectors including health, finance and education on the development and implementation of WHO MPOWER strategies for tobacco control in Indonesia;

2.Work closely with nongovernmental organizations, including those within the Indonesian Tobacco Control Network, and development partners at national, regional and global level, on advocacy for tobacco control, particularly in support of action by youth and civil society;

3.Provide technical assistance to the Ministry of Health and partners for capacity building and integration of cessation support services into the health system, including use of new technologies to implement these;

4.Provide technical assistance to ministries, subnational governments and civil society to combat tobacco industry interference, including through implementation of codes of conduct, monitoring, public reporting and accountability systems;

5.Work with the focal point for policy and legislation to support counterparts to strengthen national and subnational tobacco control measures, and to advocate for ratification of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

6.Work with focal points from across technical programmes to integrate tobacco control initiatives into other areas of work, particularly health promotion, noncommunicable diseases, tuberculosis control and adolescent health;

7.Provide technical assistance for research, monitoring and evaluation in relation to tobacco control, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as for surveillance systems and dissemination of evidence;

8.Develop and implement strategic health communication materials on tobacco control through traditional and social media, tailored to target audiences;

9.Produce policy and technical briefs, background documents, reports, and relevant products to support advocacy for and action on tobacco control;

10.Ensure timely and appropriate implementation, monitoring, reporting and evaluation of the biennial collaborative workplan for tobacco control;

11. Any other duties as assigned by the Technical Officer, Team Lead or WHO Representative.



Essential: University degree in public policy, health policy, public health, or medical sciences, from a recognized university Desirable: Master degree (or higher) in public policy, health policy, public health, or other relevant field.


Essential: At least 1 year of experience working in public health tobacco control programmes at national or subnational level. Desirable: -Training in tobacco control leadership, advocacy, and/or strategy and programme implementation.-Work experience with UN agencies or international development organizations


•Sound technical knowledge of the evidence base for tobacco control•Understanding of equity and a commitment to eliminate inequalities in health and in the determinants of health•Ability to adapt WHO global strategy and policy guidance to national context•Ability to form effective working relationships with government counterparts and key stakeholders•Ability to advocate effectively at the highest level•Ability to identify issues, evaluate evidence, formulate opinions, make conclusions and recommendations•Ability to steer one's own professional development

WHO Competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Moving forward in a changing environment

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Desirable:


Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at IDR 415,186,000 (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.

  • Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.

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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 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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