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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 - RESOURCE MOBILIZATION OFFICER
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/ROST32
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations various
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 17 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

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

Administrator
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT453
Duty Station: Paramaribo Suriname
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 Aug 2016

Administrator
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT452
Duty Station: San Salvador El Salvador
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 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, Noncommunicable Diseases and Mental Health
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT459
Duty Station: Tegucigalpa Honduras
Grade: NO-D
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 26 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, Medicines, Health Technologies and Research
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT457
Duty Station: Brasilia Brazil
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 26 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

Coordinator
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/IER/FT447
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 15 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

Finance Officer
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT446
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 15 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 ( 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

Médecin Epidémiologiste, RDC
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TA146
Duty Station: Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 16 Aug 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, 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

Program Manager
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/NMH/FT455
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 18 Aug 2016

Programme and Administrative Officer
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT445
Duty Station: Vientiane Lao People's Democratic Republic
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 15 Aug 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

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 (Infertility Research)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/RHR/FT456
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 22 Sep 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, Immunization
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT458
Duty Station: Brasilia Brazil
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 28 Aug 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/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 (Breast and Cervical Cancer)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/NVI/TA144
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 15 Aug 2016

Technical Officer (Human Resources for Health)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT22
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 16 Aug 2016

Technical Officer (International Health Partnerships)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HIS/TA145
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 16 Aug 2016

Technical Officer (MCA)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT444
Duty Station: Honiara Solomon Islands
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 15 Aug 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

Administration Assistant to the WHO Representative
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT448
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: G7
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Aug 2016

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 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

Driver
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT416
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 31 Jul 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

Finance Assistant (several positions)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/TASR104
Duty Station: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 17 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 (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: 07 Aug 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

Senior Administrative Assistant (Programme Management)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT451
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 17 Aug 2016

Team Assistant
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/GS/2016/FT34
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 16 Aug 2016

Technical Assistant
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/IVB/FT454
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 18 Aug 2016