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Emergency Roster - Surge Capacity Recruitment

Emergency Rosters - WHO is now recruiting for a number of vacancies as surge capacity for Health Emergencies. They are all grouped under “Emergency Rosters” in the vacancies listed below.

EMERGENCY ROSTER - SURGE CAPACITY RECRUITMENT

EMERGENCY ROSTER - HEALTH OPERATIONS MANAGER
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/ROST29
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations various
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 12 Aug 2016

EMERGENCY ROSTER - LABORATORY TECHNICAL OFFICER
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/ROST31
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations various
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 12 Aug 2016

EMERGENCY ROSTER - PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/ROST30
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations various
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 12 Aug 2016

EMERGENCY ROSTER - TECHNICAL OFFICER, NUTRITION
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/ROST27
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations various
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 11 Aug 2016

EMERGENCY ROSTER - TECHNICAL OFFICER, VECTOR BORNE DISEASES CONTROL (VBDC)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/ROST28
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations various
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 11 Aug 2016

INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT - PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY

AFRO Internship
Vacancy Number: WHO/15/INT3
Duty Station:
Grade:
Contract Type: Internship
Closing Date: 01 Dec 2999

Accelerated Disease Control - Immunization Services Officer
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT424
Duty Station: Kampala Uganda
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 27 Jul 2016

Administrative Officer
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT427
Duty Station: Hanoi Viet Nam
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 02 Aug 2016

Administrative Officer (Position no 360411)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT441
Duty Station: Djibouti Djibouti
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 Aug 2016

Advisor Family and Community Health
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT426
Duty Station: Tegucigalpa Honduras
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Aug 2016

Advisor, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT395
Duty Station: Asuncion Paraguay
Grade: NO-D
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 03 Aug 2016

Advisor, Family and Community Health
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT434
Duty Station: Port-au-Prince Haiti
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 Aug 2016

Advisor, Health Information Systems
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT443
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 19 Aug 2016

Advisor, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT437
Duty Station: Quito Ecuador
Grade: NO-D
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 16 Aug 2016

Chief, Special Program, Sustainable Development and Health Equity
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT442
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 17 Aug 2016

Content Analyst
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DCO/TA141
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 09 Aug 2016

Contract Administrative Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/FT440
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 Aug 2016

Coordinator
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HTM/FT436
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 Aug 2016

Coordinator
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/IER/FT431
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 Aug 2016

Emergency Communications Officer (Turkey)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR101
Duty Station: Gaziantep Turkey
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 31 Jul 2016

Field Security Officer (FSO) P# 367093
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA140
Duty Station: Sana'a Yemen
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 01 Aug 2016

Human Resources Officer (Head, Staff Administration and Development) (PN 173189)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT422
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 31 Jul 2016

Implementation Scientist
Vacancy Number: IARC/16/FT394
Duty Station: Lyons France
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 Aug 2016

Influenza Surveillance Specialist
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT419
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Aug 2016

Information Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HIS/TA133
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 26 Jul 2016

Information Officer ( Reproductive Health and Research/ HRP Special Programme)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FWC/TA143
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 11 Aug 2016

Medical Officer (Communicable Disease Control)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT411
Duty Station: Port Vila Vanuatu
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 25 Jul 2016

Medical Officer - Surveillance
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR93
Duty Station: Juba South Sudan, Republic of
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 26 Jul 2016

Medical Officer, Malaria, other Vectorborne and Parasitic Diseases
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT410
Duty Station: Vientiane Lao People's Democratic Republic
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 25 Jul 2016

Médecin chargé de la Surveillance
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR97
Duty Station: Bangui Central African Republic
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 28 Jul 2016

NPO/EPI Team Leader
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT425
Duty Station: Kampala Uganda
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 27 Jul 2016

NPO/Immunization
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT420
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 Jul 2016

National Operations Officer
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT406
Duty Station: Accra Ghana
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 Jul 2016

National Professional Officer (Administrative and Programme Officer)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT438
Duty Station: Abuja Nigeria
Grade: NO-A
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 Aug 2016

National Professional Officer - Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR99
Duty Station: Freetown Sierra Leone
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 31 Jul 2016

National Professional Officer, Communicable Diseases (ARM)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR95
Duty Station: Yerevan Armenia
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 28 Jul 2016

National Professional Officer, Health Economics
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT439
Duty Station: Abuja Nigeria
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 Aug 2016

National Surveillance Officer
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT428
Duty Station: Freetown Sierra Leone
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 31 Jul 2016

Programme Manager (Health Data Collaborative)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/IER/TA134
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 27 Jul 2016

Public Health Officer (Health Cluster)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/SSA19
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Closing Date: 26 Jul 2016

Public Health Officer - AWD Response
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/SSA18
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Closing Date: 26 Jul 2016

Publishing Systems Analyst
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/SPI/TA138
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 04 Aug 2016

Regional Adviser, Noncommunicable Diseases Prevention (NCP) (PN 359158)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT429
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 02 Aug 2016

Regional Coordinator
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/SSA20
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Closing Date: 26 Jul 2016

Regional Public Health Officer
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/SSA21
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Closing Date: 26 Jul 2016

Roster of Surveillance Medical Officers (SMO)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/SSA/ROST5/2016
Duty Station:
Grade:
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Closing Date: 17 Aug 2016

Scientist
Vacancy Number: IARC/16/FT414
Duty Station: Lyons France
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 16 Aug 2016

Scientist
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/RHR/TA136
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 12 Aug 2016

Scientist
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HIS/TA131
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 25 Jul 2016

Senior Advisor (Brussels)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT432
Duty Station: Brussels Belgium
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Aug 2016

Specialist, Laboratory Management
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT417
Duty Station: Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 27 Jul 2016

Supply Officer
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT421
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 Jul 2016

Team Leader (Infection Prevention & Control)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR102
Duty Station: Freetown Sierra Leone
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 02 Aug 2016

Team Leader- IVD
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT21
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 02 Aug 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGD/TASR100
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 04 Aug 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/POL/TA135
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 26 Jul 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/TA7
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 28 Jul 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/NVI/TA142
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 11 Aug 2016

Technical Officer (Accountability)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FWC/TA139
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 05 Aug 2016

Technical Officer (Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/FT412
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 26 Jul 2016

Technical Officer (Disability, Violence & Injury Prevention)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/NMH/TA115
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 26 Jul 2016

Technical Officer (Health Data Collaborative)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HIS/TA132
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 25 Jul 2016

Technical Officer - Supplemental Immunization Activities / Outbreaks Response
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR94
Duty Station: Juba South Sudan, Republic of
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 26 Jul 2016

Technical Officer, Climate Change and Health
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TA137
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 03 Aug 2016

LOCAL RECRUITMENT - GENERAL SERVICES CATEGORY

Administrative Assistant II
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT433
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 04 Aug 2016

Assistant (Procurement)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR92
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 26 Jul 2016

Assistant to the Director and team
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR103
Duty Station: Brussels Belgium
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 24 Aug 2016

Executive Assistant
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/GS/2016/FT33
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Aug 2016

General Service (GS) Roster for Temporary and Fixed-Term G4/G5 Generic Positions
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/ROST13
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: G level
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 31 Dec 2017

Programme Assistant
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HTM/FT418
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 28 Jul 2016

Programme Assistant (ARM)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR98
Duty Station: Yerevan Armenia
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 03 Aug 2016

Records Assistant
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/FT423
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 01 Aug 2016

Secretary
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT430
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 28 Jul 2016

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: 31 Aug 2016