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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

World Health Organization Nepal Vacancy for National Professional Officer

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
World Health Organization Nepal
World Health Organization Nepal Vacancy

Title: National Professional Officer (MPDSR and Birth Defect)

Vacancy Notice: WC0/2020/SSA/HSS/01
Posting Date: 21 January 2020
Closing Date: 04 February 2020                               
Duty Station: Kathmandu, Nepal
Contractual Agreement: Special Service Agreement (SSA)
SalaryLump sum package of NPR Contract Duration: 12 months with the possibility of extension. 196,102.00 per month (Taxable)

Summary of assigned duties:
Under the supervision of National Professional Officer- Family, Gender and Life Course (HSS) and overall guidance of the Public Health Administrator and WHO Representative to Nepal, following duties will be performed:
  • Work closely with Maternal and New-born Health Section at Family Welfare Division (FWD) and WHO CO to implement Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response (MPDSR) and Birth Defect (BD) surveillance related work plan activities;
  • Provide technical support in capacity enhancement programs of MPDSR and BD surveillance in collaboration with FWD;
  • Support FWD to monitor data reported from hospitals and local bodies for maternal death, perinatal death and birth defect surveillance in the web-based system;
  • Provide technical support to FWD to ensure quality of online MPDSR and Birth Defect surveillance data in terms of timeliness, completeness and coverage in collaboration with FWD;
  • Coordinate to review and analyze data at the national and sub-national levels on MPDSR and birth defect;
  • Share relevant information generated from the MPDSR and Birth Defect surveillance web-based system monthly to FWD and WHO focal points;
  • Technical support to revise MPDSR guidelines, tools, training packages as needed;
  • Coordinate to update the online tools in case of modification;
  • Provide technical support to develop annual report on MPDSR;
  • Any other tasks as assigned by supervisor
Competencies:
  1. Fostering Integration and Teamwork
  2. Communicating in a credible and effective way
  3. Respective and promoting individual and cultural differences
  4. Producing Results
Functional Knowledge and Skills:
  • Better understanding of service delivery structures for maternal and new-born health and related guidelines;
  • Knowledge of health information systems, issues and implementation barriers at the national and subnational levels;
  • Ability to closely work with the government divisions and other key stakeholders;
  • Capacity to manage in diverse team and adoptive to the circumstance;
  • Good computer skills including office software applications;
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills;
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and multitask;
  • Overall attitude at work.
Education Qualifications:
  • Essential: University degree in Nursing or public health.
Desirable: 
  • Advance University degree in public health.
Experience: 
  • Essential: At least 2 years of experience in of working in health program with managing and analyzing health related data.
Desirable:
  • Familiar with Health Management Information System.
Other Considerations:
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Application suite
Additional information:
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test/interview may be used as a form of screening.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates meeting above requirements should apply to the WHO Representative to Nepal, Attn: Administrative Officer, Pulchowk, Kathmandu, NOT LATER THAN 04 February 2020. Please send your application to senepvacancy@who.int with subject line “Application for the Position of National Professional Officer (MPDSR and Birth Defect Surveillance) -WCO/2020/SSA/HSS/01”. Please submit an application along with the WHO Personal History Form (PHF). The PHF can be downloaded from website: https://www.who.int/nepal/careers.


No telephone enquires please.

- Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
- Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

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