Application process

Information on our selection process

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We are committed to establishing a long-lasting partnership with our staff. A thorough review of all applications is essential for this. Therefore our recruitment process takes several months as it involves a number of steps which may include screening, written test, interview, assessment centre.

All applications should be made through the WHO e-Recruitment system.

If you are unable to complete our online application form due to a disability, please send an e-mail to erecruit@who.int.

Beware of scams

WHO is a unique place to work. This lends itself to several scams implying association with WHO.

Key points:

  • WHO never asks for money for recruitment purposes.
  • WHO never charges registration fees for conferences or meetings.

If you are unsure of the authenticity of an e-mail or other communication, e-mail us at globalservicedesk@who.int

Contact Information

Human Resources Management (HRD)

World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
CH - 1211 Geneva 27

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