National Consultant
World Health Organization (WHO)
8d ago
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    World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system.

    It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-

    based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

    Ref Id : 1803810

    Location : Maiduguri, Borno

    Grade : NO-C

    Contractual Arrangement : Individual service contractor

    Contract duration : 6 Months

    Organization : AF NGA Nigeria

    Purpose of the Position

    The overall objective of the assignment is to strengthen the institutional capacity in selected NE States to deliver the essential package of health services sustainably to vulnerable populations ensuring equitable access and quality of health services in a most affordable manner.

    Description of Duties

    Under the overall guidance of the Health Systems Adviser and in collaboration with the HSS focal Point for North East and the Incident Manager, the Health Systems Early Recovery Officer will provide technical support and facilitate policy dialogue, working with the national authorities and other relevant stakeholders to perform the following specific tasks :

    Provide technical assistance to the DPRS SMOH and relevant stakeholders to strengthen their capacity on health sector coordination and operational planningSupport, coordination and policy dialogue within the health sector for development and implementation of the humanitarian / development nexus and health systems recoverySupport for the implementation of the national essential package of health servicesSupport the implementation of Infection Prevention and Control practices including capacity building in selected health facilitiesSupport Human Resources for health management through the establishment of Health Workforce registry in selected statesSupport the implementation of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response system to improve the timeliness and completeness of reporting and useEffective and timely delivery of WHO Country Office Key Performance Indictors (KPIs) including ePMDS, travel request, travel claims and activity reports.

    Education :

    University degree in Medicine, Public Health or related fields from a recognized university - EssentialAdvanced University Degree or Post Graduate degree in public health, Health Systems Management or related field - Desirable

    Experience :

    5 years experience working in the health sector in a government or non-governmental international organization - EssentialPrior humanitarian and health systems working experience at field level with WHO, other UN agencies, health cluster partners, recognized humanitarian organizations is an added advantage -

    EssentialPrevious experience in WHO, UN or other international organizations -Desirable

    Use of language skills :

    Proficiency in written and spoken English and Hausa language - Essential


    Specific skills required :

    A proven record of health systems strengthening work in humanitarian situations; an understanding of Nigeria’s Health System is an advantage.

    Demonstrated ability to provide sound methodological and technical advice and guidance to multiple stakeholders and partnersDemonstrated ability to analyze political context and interact and negotiate effectively with multiple interests at the political levelDemonstrated ability to work effectively with the National Counterparts-

    State Ministry of Health including Department of Planning Research and StatisticsDemonstrated ability to innovate, integrate, synergize and communicate complex ideas in English, verbally and in writingAbility to monitor and communicate progress in terms of process and resultsKnowledge of the health system situation and stakeholders in NigeriaIT proficiencyUnderstanding of Hausa language is an additional advantag

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