Employment

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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.

INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT - PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY

Technical Officer (Human Resources for Health Management)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT508
Duty Station:
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 31 Aug 2016

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

Advisor, Family and Community Health
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT497
Duty Station: Guatemala City Guatemala
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

Advisor, Governing Bodies
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT540
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 23 Sep 2016

Advisor, HIV/STI Prevention
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT496
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 Sep 2016

Advisor, Health Information Systems and Health Analysis
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT498
Duty Station: Bridgetown Barbados
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

Advisor, Health Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT484
Duty Station: Quito Ecuador
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 01 Sep 2016

Advisor, Neglected Infectious Diseases and Leprosy
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT222
Duty Station: Brasilia Brazil
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 Sep 2016

Communications Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/TA157
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 02 Sep 2016

Consultants (Communicable Diseases/Antimicrobial Resistance) for roster purposes*
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/STC5
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P level
Contract Type: Short-Term Consultant
Closing Date: 05 Sep 2016

Coordinator (Audit)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGD/FT529
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 Sep 2016

Coordinator, HR
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GSC/FT480
Duty Station: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 16 Sep 2016

Coordinator, Health Information and Statistics (HIS) P# 359114
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT522
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 Oct 2016

Director External Relations
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FT507
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: D1
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 14 Sep 2016

Director, Health Emergency Information & Risk Assessment
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FT511
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: D1
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 16 Sep 2016

Executive Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/FT525
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Sep 2016

Finance Specialist, Trust Fund
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT517
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Sep 2016

Governance and Board Relations Manager
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FWC/FT510
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 01 Sep 2016

Grant Finance Manager
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/FT467
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 15 Sep 2016

HR Officer (Administrative Law) 50%
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/TA167
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

Human Resources Specialist
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT539
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 Sep 2016

Internship- WHO Regional Office for Europe
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/ISHIP1
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade:
Contract Type: Internship
Closing Date: 30 Sep 2016

Internships - The World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific Region (WHO/WPR)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/15/ISHIP6
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations various
Grade:
Contract Type: Internship
Closing Date: 01 Sep 2016

Legal Officer (Multiple positions)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/FT466
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 02 Sep 2016

Logistician (Position no. 367491)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA166
Duty Station: Arbil Iraq
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 11 Sep 2016

Medical Officer (CDS)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT28
Duty Station: Pyong Yang Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Sep 2016

Medical Officer (Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT543
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 26 Sep 2016

Medical Officer (STB)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT490
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 01 Sep 2016

Medical officer - NCD
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT24
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

Medical/Technical Officer (IST/Service Delivery and Quality)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT546
Duty Station: Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 Sep 2016

NPO/Road Safety Programme
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT516
Duty Station: Dar-es-Salaam United Republic of Tanzania
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer (Communicable Diseases Surveillance/Emergency Health Officer) - 371826
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT521
Duty Station: Amman Jordan
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 31 Aug 2016

National Professional Officer (Communicable Diseases),NO-C,PN373373
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT533
Duty Station: Damascus Syrian Arab Republic
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 15 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer (Expanded Programme on Immunization)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/FT14
Duty Station: Kathmandu Nepal
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer (Field Security Officer, FSO) (P# 380501)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT513
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 04 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer (Health System Development HSD)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/FT13
Duty Station: Kathmandu Nepal
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer (NMH and Life-course),PN305336
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT542
Duty Station: Amman Jordan
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer (P#380441)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT541
Duty Station: Rabat Morocco
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 19 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer - Data Management (Temporary)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/TA12
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: NO-A
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 13 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer - Epidemiologist (Temporary)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/TA14
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 19 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer - Immunization (Temporary)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/TA13
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 13 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer - POL (374532)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA165
Duty Station: Mogadishu Somalia
Grade: NO-A
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 01 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer(Head of Sub -Office),PN380567,380568,380569
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT534
Duty Station:
Grade: NO-D
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 15 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer, EPI, Position No. 375368
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA168
Duty Station: Khartoum Sudan
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 07 Sep 2016

Planning Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/FT515
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 Sep 2016

Policy and Strategy Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/NMH/FT500
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

Programme Management Officer
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/P/2016/FT29
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Sep 2016

Programme Manager
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HTM/FT536
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 15 Sep 2016

Programme Manager, Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS & Hepatitis (THH)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT30
Duty Station: Bangkok Thailand
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 14 Sep 2016

Public Health Administrator
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT25
Duty Station: Kathmandu Nepal
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Sep 2016

Public Health Officer (Turkey)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR112
Duty Station: Gaziantep Turkey
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 04 Sep 2016

Quality Assurance Specialist (several positions)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/FT544
Duty Station: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Grade: NO-A
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 Sep 2016

Science Adviser
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/NMH/FT503
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

Scientist
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/RHT/TA162
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 02 Sep 2016

Scientist
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FT492
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 01 Sep 2016

Scientist
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HTM/FT537
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 15 Sep 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

Service Management Platform Administrator
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/TASR113
Duty Station: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Grade: NO-A
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 20 Sep 2016

Specialist, Media and Communications
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT495
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 Sep 2016

Team Leader (Health Security and Emergency Response)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT26
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Sep 2016

Team Leader (Health Systems)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT27
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Sep 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HTM/TA158
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Aug 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT473
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 03 Sep 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HTM/FT509
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 31 Aug 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FWC/FT519
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

Technical Officer (Capacity Building)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT506
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 31 Aug 2016

Technical Officer (Gender, Equity & Human Rights)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FWC/TA164
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 07 Sep 2016

Technical Officer (Human Resources for Health Management)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT271
Duty Station: Kajo Keji Stateless
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 Sep 2016

Technical Officer (Human Resources for Health)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR111
Duty Station: Mbabane Swaziland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 01 Sep 2016

Technical Officer (IVR R & D)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/IVB/FT502
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 Aug 2016

Technical Officer (Reproductive & Maternal Health)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR109
Duty Station: Freetown Sierra Leone
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 01 Sep 2016

Technical Officer (Research Capacity and Strategy)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT545
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 Sep 2016

Technical Officer - GLP
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/P/2016/FT23
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

Technical Officer - Polio Transition Planning
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TA170
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 20 Sep 2016

Technical Officer, Information Management
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT514
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 18 Sep 2016

Technical Officer, Polio / EPI, Turkey
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR114
Duty Station: Gaziantep Turkey
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 17 Sep 2016

Temporary International Professional - Health Systems Development
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/P/2016/TA2 (Roster)
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations various
Grade: P level
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 03 Sep 2016

Temporary National Professional Officer - Maternal and Neonatal Health
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/TA11
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 31 Aug 2016

LOCAL RECRUITMENT - GENERAL SERVICES CATEGORY

ASSISTANT(E) DU REPRESENTANT
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT485
Duty Station: Cotonou Benin
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 Sep 2016

Administrative Assistant (Programme)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT535
Duty Station: Beijing China
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 21 Sep 2016

Administrative Clerk - 2 positions
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT531
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 Sep 2016

Assistant
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT526
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 Sep 2016

Assistant Technician
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT528
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 Sep 2016

Budget and Finance Assistant (Staff Health Insurance - 171648)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT523
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 01 Sep 2016

Clerk
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT527
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 Sep 2016

Clerk
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT530
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 Sep 2016

Commis Logistique, Achats et Voyages
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT520
Duty Station: Bamako Mali
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 Sep 2016

Driver
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT518
Duty Station: Mbabane Swaziland
Grade: G2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

Executive Assistant (Human Resources)
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/GS/2016/FT43
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Sep 2016

Executive Assistant to Regional Adviser
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/GS/2016/FT39
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 31 Aug 2016

Executive Assistant to Regional Adviser
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/GS/2016/FT44
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 Sep 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

Office Assistant
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/GS/2016/FT42
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

Operateur Radio
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT463
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 Aug 2016

Programme Assistant (TKM)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR110
Duty Station: Ashgabat Turkmenistan
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 05 Sep 2016

Programme Associate
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/GS/2016/FT40
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 Sep 2016

SSA Technicien (e) Developer
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/SSA23
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Closing Date: 02 Sep 2016

Secretary (E-Journal)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT532
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Sep 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 Finance Assistant
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GSC/FT504
Duty Station: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 31 Aug 2016

Senior Helpdesk Analyst (several positions)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/FT499
Duty Station: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 Aug 2016

Team Assistant
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/GS/2016/FT41
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Sep 2016

Technical Assistant
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGO/TA163
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 02 Sep 2016

Technical Assistant, Health Information Systems (HIS) P# 359115
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT524
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Sep 2016