WHO Employment

WHO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. If you have any questions concerning persons or companies claiming to be recruiting on behalf of WHO and requesting the payment of a fee, please immediately contact HRServices@who.int. When applying for a WHO vacancy by e-mail, please apply only through this site.

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Ebola outbreak

WHO is now recruiting for a number of vacancies as surge capacity for the Ebola outbreak. They are all grouped under “Ebola outbreak” in the vacancies listed below.

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY RECRUITMENT

EBOLA OUTBREAK - PSYCHOSOCIAL OFFICER (PUBLIC MENTAL HEALTH)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/TA62
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade: P level
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Jun 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - ANTHROPOLOGIST
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA187
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade:
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - RESPONSE MONITORING COORDINATOR
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA190
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade:
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER - THIS VACANCY SUPERSEDES VACANCY AFRO/14/TA152
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA185
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade:
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT\SOCIAL MOBILIZATION - THIS VACANCY NOTICE SUPERSEDES AFRO\14\TA188
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA195
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade:
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - EPIDEMIOLOGIST - THIS VACANCY SUPERSEDES VN AFRO/14/TA137
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA181
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade:
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - FOREIGN MEDICAL TEAM (FMT) COORDINATOR
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA201
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade:
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - FOREIGN MEDICAL TEAM (FMT) SUPPORT - VARIOUS POSITIONS
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/TA42
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade: P level
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 27 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL (IPC) - THIS VACANCY SUPERSEDES VN AFRO/14/TA138
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA182
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade: P level
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - LOGISTICIAN THIS VACANCY NOTICE SUPERSEDES VACANCY AFRO/14/TA136
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA184
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade:
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY (OHS) SPECIALIST
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/TA40
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade: P level
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 25 Jun 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - OPERATIONS PLANNING SPECIALIST
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA191
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade: P level
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - RESPONSE MONITORING OFFICER (HEALTH)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA189
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade:
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY - WATER SANITATION SPECIALIST - THIS VACANCY SUPERSEDES VN AFRO/14/TA139
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA183
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade: P level
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

EBOLA OUTBREAK - SURGE CAPACITY- FIELD COORDINATOR
Vacancy Number: AFRO/14/TA176
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade:
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT - PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY

Administrative Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/GMG/FT164
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 17 Apr 2015

Administrative Officer
Vacancy Number: EURO/15/FT197
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 May 2015

Administrative Officer (Roster)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/15/ROST3
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 19 Apr 2015

Center Director, Latin American and Caribbean Center on Health Sciences Information (BIREME)
Vacancy Number: PAHO/15/FT180
Duty Station: Sao Paulo Brazil
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 May 2015

Communications Advocacy Officer
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/TA78
Duty Station: Accra Ghana
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 17 Apr 2015

Communications, Web and Information Officer
Vacancy Number: EURO/15/FT179
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 01 May 2015

Director
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HQ/FT182
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: D2
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 May 2015

Director of Communicable Diseases (position number 172013)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/15/FT173
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: D1
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

Director of Strategy & Results
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HQ/FT196
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: D1
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 15 May 2015

Director, Family, Gender and Life Course
Vacancy Number: PAHO/14/FT417
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: D1
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 May 2015

Director, Health Security and Emergency Response (HSE)
Vacancy Number: SEAR/RO/15/FT14
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: D1
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 04 May 2015

Editor
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HQ/TA74
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 21 Apr 2015

Epidemiologist, Outbreak Preparedness
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/TA81
Duty Station: Accra Ghana
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 21 Apr 2015

External Relations & Governance Manager
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/FCH/TA75
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 22 Apr 2015

Internships - WHO the Western Pacific Region (between 01 July 2015 - 31 December 2015)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/15/INT1
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade:
Contract Type: Internship
Closing Date: 31 May 2015

Medical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/NMH/TA71
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 21 Apr 2015

Medical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/GTB/TA77
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 23 Apr 2015

Medical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/NMH/TA72
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 21 Apr 2015

Medical Officer (Communicable Diseases)
Vacancy Number: SEAR/CO/15/FT15
Duty Station: Pyong Yang Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 03 May 2015

Medical Officer, Health Systems
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/FT172
Duty Station: Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 22 Apr 2015

Medical Officer, Health systems
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/TA79
Duty Station: Accra Ghana
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 17 Apr 2015

Medical Officer, Monitoring and Evaluation
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/FT168
Duty Station: Libreville Gabon
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 21 Apr 2015

Médecin Epidémiologiste, Côte d'Ivoire
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/TA76
Duty Station: Abidjan Côte d'Ivoire
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 22 Apr 2015

National Consultant-Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-closing date extended to 17 April 2015
Vacancy Number: SEAR/WRO/VN/2015/14
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade:
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Closing Date: 17 Apr 2015

National Health Coordinator (2 positions)/ position no 361663 in Mazar, and no 361665 in Jalalabad,
Vacancy Number: EMRO/15/TA84
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 22 Apr 2015

National Professional Offficer (NCD) position 361411 (re-advertise FT18)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/15/FT129
Duty Station: Teheran Iran   (Islamic Republic of)
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 Apr 2015

National Professional Officer - Laboratory
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/TASR30
Duty Station: Kampala Uganda
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 21 Apr 2015

National Professional Officer- Public Health Informatics
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/TASR31
Duty Station: Kampala Uganda
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 22 Apr 2015

National Professional Officer/Surveillance
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/FT186
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 27 Apr 2015

National Professional Officer: Health Protection and Promotion (HPP)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/15/FT167
Duty Station: Teheran Iran   (Islamic Republic of)
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 Apr 2015

Policy and Strategy Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/NMH/TA93
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 06 May 2015

Program Management & Partnership Specialist
Vacancy Number: PAHO/15/FT188
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 May 2015

Programme Manager, Health Information
Vacancy Number: EURO/15/FT159
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

Programme Manager, Public Health Services
Vacancy Number: EURO/15/FT190
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 May 2015

Project Manager
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HSE/TA89
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 04 May 2015

Project Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HSE/TA86
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 01 May 2015

Roster of Surveillance Medical Officers (SMO)
Vacancy Number: SEAR/WRO/ROST2/2015
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations
Grade:
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

Scientist
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/RHR/FT153
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 21 Apr 2015

Scientist
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/FCH/FT193
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 07 May 2015

Team Lead
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/PEC/FT181
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 May 2015

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: WRM/MMR/2015/07
Duty Station: Yangon Myanmar
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 20 Apr 2015

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HSE/TA90
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 04 May 2015

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/NMH/TA73
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 21 Apr 2015

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HIV/FT169
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 21 Apr 2015

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/RHR/FT170
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 22 Apr 2015

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/NMH/FT174
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/NMH/TA85
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: WPRO/15/FT176
Duty Station: Hanoi Viet Nam
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 28 Apr 2015

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HSE/TA88
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 01 May 2015

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HIS/TA92
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P1
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 27 Apr 2015

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: EURO/15/FT185
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 02 May 2015

Technical Officer (Diagnostics Advisor)
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HIV/TA66
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 17 Apr 2015

Technical Officer (HIV, Hepatitis and STI)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/15/FT155
Duty Station: Phnom Penh Cambodia
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 Apr 2015

Technical Officer (Health Promotion)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/15/FT149
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 Apr 2015

Technical Officer (Health System Specialist), P# 362840
Vacancy Number: EMRO/15/TA70
Duty Station: Baghdad Iraq
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 20 Apr 2015

Technical Officer (Immunization Devices)
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HQ/TA82
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 28 Apr 2015

Technical Officer (Legal)
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/NMH/TA67
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 17 Apr 2015

Technical Officer (Strategy Planning and Analysis)
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/PEC/FT187
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 04 May 2015

Technical Officer (Suport to Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research Secretariat)
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HQ/TA97
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P1
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 08 May 2015

Technical Officer (TFI)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/15/FT171
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 22 Apr 2015

Technical Officer (Technical & Management Support)
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HQ/TA83
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 28 Apr 2015

Technical Officer (multiple positions)
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HQ/TA95
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 07 May 2015

Technical Officer - Vaccine-preventable Diseases and Immunization
Vacancy Number: EURO/15/FT135
Duty Station: Kiev Ukraine
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 17 Apr 2015

Technical Officer, Migration & Public Health
Vacancy Number: /15/TASR29
Duty Station: Venice Italy
Grade: P1
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

Technical Officer, Monitoring, Evaluation and Information Management, ODM
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/TASR28
Duty Station: Harare Zimbabwe
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 21 Apr 2015

LOCAL RECRUITMENT - GENERAL SERVICES CATEGORY

Admin Assistant/Secretary
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/FT175
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 17 Apr 2015

Assistant (Accounts) - Local recruitment
Vacancy Number: IARC/15/FT183
Duty Station: Lyons France
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 04 May 2015

Assistant (Resource Mobilization) - Local recruitment
Vacancy Number: IARC/15/FT184
Duty Station: Lyons France
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 04 May 2015

Budget and Finance Assistant (366823)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/15/TA94
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

Finance Technician II, Treasury
Vacancy Number: PAHO/15/FT165
Duty Station: Brasilia Brazil
Grade: G7
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 17 Apr 2015

Informatics Assistant (Systems Developer)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/15/FT178
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 May 2015

Logistics Assistant
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/FT177
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 23 Apr 2015

Procurement Assistant
Vacancy Number: SEAR/2015/GS/314686
Duty Station: Bangkok Thailand
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 19 Apr 2015

Project Assistant
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HQ/TA69
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 20 Apr 2015

Receptionist/Junior Secretary
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/FT192
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: G3
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 Apr 2015

Secretary
Vacancy Number: HQ/15/HSE/TA91
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 04 May 2015

Secretary - for Roster purposes (republished)
Vacancy Number: EURO/15/TASR23
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2015

Store Clerk
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/FT191
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 Apr 2015

Team Assistant (Secretary) Roster
Vacancy Number: EMRO/15/FT166
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-Term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 Apr 2015