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 globalservicedesk@who.int. When applying for a WHO vacancy by e-mail, please apply only through this site.

If you are unable to complete our online application form due to a disability, please send an e-mail to erecruit@who.int.

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 RESPONSE AND HEALTH SYSTEMS RECOVERY - INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL (IPC)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/15/TA148
Duty Station:
Grade: P level
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 Jun 2016

INTERNATIONAL RECRUITMENT - PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY

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

Advisor, Antimicrobial Resistance Response
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT224
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 May 2016

Advisor, Emergency Preparedness and Response
Vacancy Number: PAHO/15/FT525
Duty Station: Port-au-Prince Haiti
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 18 May 2016

Advisor, Family and Community Health
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT225
Duty Station: Lima Peru
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 May 2016

Advisor, Health Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT230
Duty Station: La Paz Bolivia
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 May 2016

Advisor, Immunization
Vacancy Number: PAHO/15/FT613
Duty Station: Santo Domingo Dominican Republic
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 May 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: 06 May 2016

Budget and Finance Manager
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FT226
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 03 May 2016

Communications Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGD/FT218
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 Apr 2016

Communications Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGD/FT217
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 Apr 2016

Coordinator EPI and MCH
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT244
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 May 2016

Coordinator EPI and MCH
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT246
Duty Station: Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 May 2016

EPI/Polio Focal point
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT242
Duty Station: Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 May 2016

EPI/Polio Focal point
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT245
Duty Station: Harare Zimbabwe
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 May 2016

Editor
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT258
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 27 May 2016

HR Manager
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FT250
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 16 May 2016

Head of Project (NCD Moscow)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT235
Duty Station: Moscow Russian Federation
Grade: P6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 22 May 2016

Head, Independent Accountability Panel (IAP)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FWC/FT228
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: D1
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 May 2016

Health Systems Expert
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TA64
Duty Station:
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 03 May 2016

Human Resources Officer
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR55
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 13 May 2016

Human Resources Officer/PEP
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR54
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 12 May 2016

Investigator
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGD/TA70
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 12 May 2016

MEDICAL OFFICER, CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH IST/CA
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT249
Duty Station: Libreville Gabon
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 May 2016

Measles Campaign Coordinator
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/SSA6
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Closing Date: 01 May 2016

Medical Officer (NCD)
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/P/2016/FT11
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 May 2016

Medical Officer - Surveillance
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR57
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 13 May 2016

NPO (Neglected Tropical Diseases)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/FT9
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 May 2016

NPO (Public Health and Environment)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/FT8
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 Apr 2016

National Operations Officer
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT243
Duty Station: Moscow Russian Federation
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 16 May 2016

National Professional Officer (366616)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT241
Duty Station: Tripoli Libya
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 May 2016

National Professional Officer (Environment & Health)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR50
Duty Station: Dushanbe Tajikistan
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 03 May 2016

National Professional Officer (Finance)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GSC/FT257
Duty Station: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Grade: NO-A
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 19 May 2016

National Professional Officer (NPO)- HIV testing services
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR52
Duty Station: Harare Zimbabwe
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 05 May 2016

National Professional Officer (Public Health) - 375355
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA69
Duty Station:
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 10 May 2016

National Professional Officer - EHA
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/TA6
Duty Station: Male Maldives
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 15 May 2016

National Professional Officer, Health Information
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR53
Duty Station: Abuja Nigeria
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 13 May 2016

Procurement Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/FT262
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 May 2016

Procurement Specialist, Revolving Fund
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT240
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P1
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 17 May 2016

Programme Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/PEC/TA63
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 03 May 2016

Project Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HIS/TA66
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 11 May 2016

Regional Adviser, Malaria Control and Elimination (171935)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT237
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 May 2016

Roster of Surveillance Medical Officers (SMO)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/SSA/ROST2/2016
Duty Station:
Grade:
Contract Type: Special Service Agreement
Closing Date: 30 Apr 2016

Scientist
Vacancy Number: IARC/16/FT215
Duty Station: Lyons France
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 May 2016

Scientist
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FOS/TA60
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 16 May 2016

Scientist
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HSE/TA68
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 16 May 2016

Scientist, Vector and Ecology Management
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/NTD/FT256
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 18 May 2016

Senior Technical Officer (Initiative for Vaccine Research)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/IVB/FT229
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 May 2016

Team Lead
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HQ/FT259
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 May 2016

Team Leader (Health Security and Emergency Response)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT12
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 May 2016

Team Leader (Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT13
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 16 May 2016

Team Leader (Risk Management & Grant Finance)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/FT260
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 May 2016

Technical Lead for Disabilities and Rehabilitation
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT223
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 May 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGO/FT220
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 Apr 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT233
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 May 2016

Technical Officer (Accelerated Disease Control)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT238
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 May 2016

Technical Officer (Health Research & Development)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/IER/TA65
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P1
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 11 May 2016

Technical Officer (Human Reproduction)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/RHR/FT216
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 Apr 2016

Technical Officer (Regulatory Systems Strengthening)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/RHT/TA67
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 16 May 2016

Technical Officer Environmental Surveillance
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR58
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 13 May 2016

Technical Officer, Vaccine Regulation
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR56
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 19 May 2016

Web Development Specialist
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT264
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 27 May 2016

Writer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HSE/TA62
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 02 May 2016

LOCAL RECRUITMENT - GENERAL SERVICES CATEGORY

Administrative Assistant
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT219
Duty Station: Moscow Russian Federation
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 01 May 2016

Administrative Assistant (Translation)
Vacancy Number: VN/CHN/2016/002
Duty Station: Beijing China
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 May 2016

Assistant (Informatics) - Local recruitment
Vacancy Number: IARC/16/FT248
Duty Station: Lyons France
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 May 2016

Assistant chargé des Ressources Humaines
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT231
Duty Station: Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 18 May 2016

Associate Analyst
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/GS/2016/FT19
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 May 2016

Chauffeur du Représentant
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT221
Duty Station: Cotonou Benin
Grade: G3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 May 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

Information Systems Technician I
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT255
Duty Station: Port-au-Prince Haiti
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 17 May 2016

Logistic Assistant (Fleet Management - 379878)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT234
Duty Station: Cairo Egypt
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 02 May 2016

PALTEX Administrative Assistant II
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT239
Duty Station: La Paz Bolivia
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 11 May 2016

Programme Assistant (Two positions)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT148
Duty Station: Moscow Russian Federation
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 May 2016

Programme Associate
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/GS/2016/FT17
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 Apr 2016

Programme, Budget and Finance Assistant
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT170
Duty Station: Banjul Gambia
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 01 May 2016

Secretary (Venice)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT210
Duty Station: Venice Italy
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 14 May 2016

Senior Finance Assistant (several positions)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GSC/FT236
Duty Station: Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 May 2016

Word Processing Operator (English)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGD/FT261
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 May 2016