Technical Officer (Pre-Hospital Care)

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Position Title: Technical Officer- Pre Hospital Care

Position No: 421637


The mission of WHO's Health Emergencies (WHE) programme is to help countries coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies.


The incumbent will perform the following duties:

1. Assist in the planning, preparation, implementation, and monitoring of all emergency activities in pre-hospital settings, in particular Emergency Medical Services (PRCS and MOH including ambulances), Emergency Rooms in Primary Health Clinics, Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Stabilization Points (TSP), Emergency Operations Centre and Emergency Medical Teams (EMT) services.

2. Provide technical advice to health authorities and partners, aimed at establishing and/or improving high-quality pre-hospital-based and hospital-based emergency services and support strengthening coordination between levels of care.

3. Provide technical input and facilitate training and capacity building of health staff on the ground.

4. Support the development and implementation support of data assessments, to help improve the effective use of information systems for pre-hospital and hospital-based emergency services aimed at providing relevant data analysis.

5. Perform other related duties, as requested by supervisor, including provision of support to other areas of work and teams or program areas, as required.



Essential: First level university degree in medicine, public health, health systems/services administration or related field. Desirable: Advanced University degree in emergency medicine, trauma care or other related discipline.


Essential: At least one year of experience in emergency medicine field, public health, pre-hospital, hospitals, and health information management Desirable: Related experience in development and implementation of action plans in the health sector.


  • Demonstrated skills in and knowledge of the health hospital activities and needs and/or in the context of Emergency response.
  • Proven skills in coordination of activities and information between Programs.Knowledge of public health, medicine and health services.
  • Good time and stress management in pressing situations and conflicting priorities.
  • Knowledge of WHO rules, manuals, practices and procedures is an asset.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse data and statistics.

WHO Competencies

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

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Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Desirable: Expert knowledge of arabic.


Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at ILS 176,621 (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 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.

  • For assessment of your application, please ensure that: 1- Your profile is properly completed and updated; 2- All required details regarding your qualifications, education and training are provided; 3- Your experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time. Kindly note that CVs/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible.
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