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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

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

Administrative Services Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/FT589
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 18 Oct 2016

Advisor, Gender Mainstreaming
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT588
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 Oct 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: 08 Oct 2016

Coordinator (Innovation, Access and Use)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/EMP/FT569
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 07 Oct 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

Data Management Officer (NPO)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT560
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 Sep 2016

Emergency Coordinator (position no 360522)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA192
Duty Station: Sana'a Yemen
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 12 Oct 2016

External Relations Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/FT554
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 28 Sep 2016

External Relations Officer (Brussels)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT590
Duty Station: Brussels Belgium
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 19 Oct 2016

Field Security Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/OSS/FT584
Duty Station: Nairobi Kenya
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Oct 2016

Impact Assessment Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/TA185
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 13 Oct 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

Legal Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGD/FT585
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 Oct 2016

Logisticien PEV
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT194
Duty Station: Bamako Mali
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 Sep 2016

Manager, Communications
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FT577
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 Oct 2016

Medical Officer
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT251
Duty Station: Hanoi Viet Nam
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 Oct 2016

Medical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FWC/FT583
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Oct 2016

Medical Officer (TB)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/TASR122
Duty Station: Honiara Solomon Islands
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 06 Oct 2016

Medical Officer (VPI) P# 173913
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT582
Duty Station: Sana'a Yemen
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Oct 2016

Medical Officer, Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs)/ Position no 380677
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA189
Duty Station: Kabul Afghanistan
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 10 Oct 2016

National Immunization Officer
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR126
Duty Station: Abuja Nigeria
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 13 Oct 2016

National Professional Officer - Migrant Health Centers (Turkey)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR119
Duty Station: Gaziantep Turkey
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 02 Oct 2016

National Professional Officer (Administration)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/FT568
Duty Station: Budapest Hungary
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 07 Oct 2016

National Professional Officer (El Baida - P# 380633)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT564
Duty Station: Tripoli Libya
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 28 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer (Emergency Officer), PN 373221 & 377231 & 337228
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA194
Duty Station:
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 12 Oct 2016

National Professional Officer (Injection Safety) P#372294
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT576
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 04 Oct 2016

National Professional Officer (Public Health), PN 373392 & PN 373370 (two positions)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA186
Duty Station:
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 03 Oct 2016

National Professional Officer (Public Health), PN 375355
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA187
Duty Station:
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 03 Oct 2016

National Professional Officer (Public Health), PN. 373377
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA188
Duty Station:
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 03 Oct 2016

National Professional Officer - Data Management
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: 29 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer - Immunization
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: 28 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer, EPI, Position No. 375368
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA184
Duty Station: Khartoum Sudan
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 28 Sep 2016

National Professional Officer- Emergency Operations Training Focal Point (Turkey)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR120
Duty Station: Gaziantep Turkey
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 02 Oct 2016

National Surveillance Officer
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR127
Duty Station: Abuja Nigeria
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 13 Oct 2016

National professional Officer, Web Management
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT561
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 Sep 2016

Programme Manager
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/TA181
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 07 Oct 2016

Programme Manager (Multiple positions)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/FT579
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 Oct 2016

Programme Officer (Multiple positions)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/TA182
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 07 Oct 2016

Programme Officer (Multiple positions)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/FT573
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 Oct 2016

Project Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/PED/TA179
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 04 Oct 2016

Public Health Administrator
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT33
Duty Station: Bangkok Thailand
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 Oct 2016

Regional Adviser, Noncommunicable Diseases Prevention (NCP) (PN 359158)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT575
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 Oct 2016

Regional Emergency Director
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT555
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: D1
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 28 Sep 2016

Resource Mobilization Manager
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FT578
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 Oct 2016

Senior Advisor, Communications & External Relations
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT558
Duty Station: Beijing China
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 07 Oct 2016

Team Leader (ESPEN)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT572
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 03 Oct 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/PND/TA177
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 03 Oct 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HIS/TA180
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 07 Oct 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGD/FT586
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 14 Oct 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/PHE/TA191
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 18 Oct 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/TA8
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 04 Oct 2016

Technical Officer (Evidence for Policy)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT557
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 Sep 2016

Technical Officer (Health Financing and Social Protection)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT574
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 04 Oct 2016

Technical Officer (Health Financing)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HIS/TA176
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 28 Sep 2016

Technical Officer (Resource Management and Administration)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/POL/TA183
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 10 Oct 2016

Technical Officer - Human Resources for Health (HRH)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT32
Duty Station: Kathmandu Nepal
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 04 Oct 2016

Technical Officer, Control of Antimicrobial Resistance
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT559
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 02 Oct 2016

Technical Officer, Essential medicines and drugs
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TA190
Duty Station: Freetown Sierra Leone
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 17 Oct 2016

Technical officer - EHA and Environmental Health
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/TA9
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 01 Oct 2016

LOCAL RECRUITMENT - GENERAL SERVICES CATEGORY

Assistant
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/TASR124
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 05 Oct 2016

Assistant (Data Management)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT571
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 Oct 2016

Assistant (Facilities & Administration)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GSC/TASR118
Duty Station: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 29 Sep 2016

Assistant (Registry) - P#171102
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT563
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 28 Sep 2016

Assistant Administratif support HUBs
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR128
Duty Station: N'Djamena Chad
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 19 Oct 2016

Chauffeurs
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR129
Duty Station: N'Djamena Tchad
Grade: G2
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 19 Oct 2016

Commis Filing
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT567
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Oct 2016

Commis Inventaire
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/SSA25
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: G2
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 05 Oct 2016

Editorial Technician I
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT562
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 Sep 2016

Finance and Administrative Assistant
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/FT580
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 Oct 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

Human Resources Assistant
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/GS/2016/FT45
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 Oct 2016

Human Resources Assistant
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT565
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 Oct 2016

ICT Associate
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/GS/2016/FT30
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Oct 2016

Logistics, Procurement Assistant
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT566
Duty Station: Bangui Central African Republic
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 Oct 2016

Nurse
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR125
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 02 Oct 2016

Office Assistant, Post #362022-G.01
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT581
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: G level
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Oct 2016

Programme Assistant (EIN)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR121
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 14 Oct 2016

Programme Associate
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/GS/2016/FT29
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Oct 2016

Programme Associate
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/GS/2016/FT31
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Oct 2016

Programme Associate (Educational Activities & Travel)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/GS/2016/FT32
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Oct 2016

Team Assistant (Secretary) Roster
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/ROST33
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 02 Oct 2016

Zonal Finance Assistant
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR123
Duty Station: Bauchi Nigeria
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 07 Oct 2016