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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 objectives of the WHO Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) support at country level are oriented to enhance the country capacity for preparedness and risk assessment, management and response, with an all-hazards approach, community resilience and medical and psychosocial support in disaster, especially in high-risk areas both at the national and local levels. WHO is the lead technical agency in health emergencies and leader of the Health Cluster in outbreaks and humanitarian emergencies. The post will support to strengthen national and sub-national capacity for planning, implementation and monitoring of preparedness, readiness and response to epidemic and pandemic prone and other public health emergencies.


Under the overall supervision of the WHO Representative, Indonesia (WR) and day-to-day supervision/guidance of Team Lead, WHE, the incumbent shall perform the following:

1. Provide technical support in the strengthening/maintaining surveillance capacity/network among health programmes and with other non-health related sectors and at all administrative levels of public health systems in coordination with other relevant stakeholders;

2. Provide support in maintaining and implementing of International Health Regulations (2005) related to surveillance and information management;

3. Assist in strengthening the surveillance component in risk assessment capacity at various levels of national public health systems and if necessary, participate in RRT deployments for field investigation;

4. Ensure strengthening of institutional capacity in surveillance through conduct of training needs assessments and designing training programmes;

5. Support information management from the surveillance mechanisms through the PHEOC and HEOC from the sub-national to national levels;

6. Support strengthening of surveillance in the field, district, provincial to national levels to ensure timely information gathering to analysis and response if action is needed;

7. Strengthen partnerships to support activities and to ensure effective coordination of projects on surveillance;

8. Ensure that all WHO documents, recommendations and other relevant materials are made available for inclusion in the development of national guidelines and training materials;

9. Ensure coordination of all surveillance related activities of technical units of WCO;

10. Develop activity proposals; facilitate technical monitoring and evaluation of activities implemented during the project periods to assure that best practices and lessons learnt are identified and properly documented for continuous planning;

11. Represent WHO under the delegation and approval of the Team Lead in meetings and advocacy activities with MoH and relevant stakeholders and;

12. Perform any other relevant tasks requested by WHO Representative and Team Lead.



Essential: A university degree in medicine Desirable: A post-graduate degree in public health and/or epidemiology


Essential: Minimum 5 (five) years' experience in surveillance and response, preferably related to infectious diseases. Experience in capacity building, programme planning, implementation and monitoring. Desirable: Previous work with donors, development partners or UN organizations is an advantage.



  • Knowledge of epidemiology
  • Knowledge of application various tools of IHR (2005); surveillance mechanisms
  • Knowledge of risk assessment, epidemic and pandemic preparedness, readiness and response
  • Knowledge in programme management

Functional Skills:

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills, complemented by sound interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to listen, conceptualize, innovate, plan and execute ideas as well as transfer knowledge
  • Capacity to write reports and technical documents in English and in Bahasa Indonesia
  • Ability to work and produce results under tight deadlines and to develop innovative approaches
  • Ability to work harmoniously within a team, ability to adapt to diverse cultural environment and to maintain high standard of personal conduct.

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.


Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at IDR 734,382,000 (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.

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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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