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Team Assistant (Position #373194)
Closing date: 2016-12-07Application : Apply for the job
The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Vacancy Notice No:EMRO/16/FT756
Title: Team Assistant (Position #373194)
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract: Post of limied duration for 2 years (subject to availability of funds, satisfactory performance and continuing need for the post)
Date:23 November 2016
Application Deadline:7 December 2016
(13 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applications
Duty Station:Djibouti, Djibouti
Organization unit:EMCO Countries (EM_ACO) /
EM_DJI WHO Representative's Office, Djibouti (EM_DJI)
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME :
The goal of WHO's presence in countries, territories and areas is to develop a two-way collaboration between the Secretariat and countries, territories and areas, by supporting them to reach national health goals and contribute to global and regional public health action. WHO utilizes the Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS), a key element of the Country Focus strategy, as a strategic management tool to create synergy and alignment between WHO leadership priorities and national health policies, strategies and plans as well as United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF). Creating this synergy and alignment will be essential to advance WHO's organizational effectiveness and ensure WHO's relevance at country level.
Purpose of the position:
To provide a variety of secretarial/administrative work in support of project/programme activities.
Description of duties:
Under the direct supervision of the Administrative Officer, and the overall guidance of the WHO Representative, the Assistant is a team member in the administrative unit. Work is assigned by the supervisor who gives instructions on non-routine matters. Routine tasks are performed independently with some discretion in non-routine matters related to office procedures only.
Established procedural and office guidelines are available, but where guidelines are incomplete, limited interpretation may be required to select a course of action on approach to work.
The incumbent will perform the following duties:
1. Receive, screen and process correspondence and requests, and follow up on implementation of all administrative actions, ensuring adherence to deadlines and timely response to correspondence and queries.
2. Maintain WRO records and reference documents and files with a proper system which has been created to facilitate finding any document smoothly.
3. Type, ensuring correctness of language as well as format, and in accordance with WHO Style Guide, correspondence, reports, documents and presentations upon written/verbal instructions, and independently compose correspondence of purely routine administrative nature.
4. Make necessary arrangements regarding duty travel of staff in the unit, submit travel requests (TRs) in the Global Management System (GSM), arrange for flight and hotel reservations and deal with other related matters.
5. Type documents and presentations for preparation of meeting, workshops, training courses, etc., send invitation letters to participants, photocopy documents and prepare files; follow up with logistics units regarding arrangements. Provide secretarial support during meetings.
6. Screen and receive visitors and telephone calls, make appointments, answer queries of and/or redirect visitors and callers. Update and maintain records and reference files.
7. Submit different administrative transactions in GSM, including procurement of goods and services, and follow up with concerned parties for the receipt of deliverables and finalization of payments.
8. Replace other assistants within the department, as required.
Completion of secondary education supplemented by secretarial/administrative training.
University degree in business administration, social sciences or related field is an asset.
WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an accredited institution.
WHO global Competencies model at
1) Communication in an effective and credible way
2) Producing results
3) Fostering Integration and team work
4) Knowing and managing oneself.
5) Moving forward in a changing environment
Functional Skills and Knowledge:
- Good filing and organizational skills.
- Ability to maintain good working relationships with national and international staff.
- Good knowledge of WHO rules, manuals, practices, procedures and WHO Style Guide as applicable to the secretarial level an asset.
- Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
- Ability to operate Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)/Oracle systems an asset.
At least two years of relevant secretarial/ administrative experience.
Relevant experience in the UN system.
Excellent knowledge of French and English. Knowledge of Arabic is an asset.
- This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons residing within the local commuting area.
- Applicants are kindly requested to pay attention to the screening questions as they will be used to screen out unqualified candidates.
- Only qualified applicants with the relevant experience will be considered.
- Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for tests and interviews, if applicable. The written test might be used as an eliminatory tool.
- Candidates will be interviewed using a competency based approach.
- This vacancy is published in English and French
Annual salary:(Net of tax)
2,021,000 DJF at single rate
This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.
Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable WHO to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.
WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
Currently accepting applications
WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
Djibouti: Consultancy - Training Program Prevention of Impairment and Disabilities - Djibouti
Closing date: 2016-12-12Application : Apply for the job
Closing date: 12 Dec 2016
Terms of Reference
Consultancy: Development and Implementation of a Training Program on the Prevention of Impairment and Disabilities
Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe e.V. is a German non-governmental organization, providing international assistance in more than 20 countries worldwide. Since 2004, Johanniter has been supporting the "H pital de Balbala" (now Hospital Mohamed Ahmed Isse dit CHEIKO ) in Balbala - a southern suburb of Djibouti city. The hospital was set up 25 years ago as a maternal-child hospital and has increased its activities in the last years becoming the most important surgical hospital of the country and the bordering regions.
With financial support of the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), Johanniter and the Balbala Hospital have started the establishment of rehabilitation services for persons with physical disabilities including physiotherapy and P&O services as well as the imple-mentation of Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR). The CBR component focuses on improving the access of persons with disabilities to health and rehabilitation services and is implemented in cooperation with health services, community health committees, community based organizations (CBOs), Disabled People s Organizations (DPOs), and the local administration. CBR activities in the project include:
Establishment of a CBR committee at community level
Increasing knowledge and skills of health staff and community members on disability
Improvement of accessibility of health-care centers
Transportation services for persons with disabilities
Awareness raising campaigns
Establishment of Self-Help Groups for women with disabilities and parents of children.
2. Objectives and scope of the consultancy
The objective of the consultancy is to develop and implement a 5-day full-time (approx. 4 hours per day) training program on the prevention of impairment and disabilities in Djibouti city. The training will target about 24 Djiboutian medical doctors, midwives and nurses working mainly at the General Hospital Cheiko and five urban health posts. The training should address the prevention of im-pairment and disabilities in children and adults and include the following topics:
Early identification (with a focus on club foot)
Safe motherhood and timing of births
Child Nutrition and Growth
Maintaining & improving bone health prevention of bone deformities
Infection and burn prevention
Nutrition, especially causes of diabetes (adults)
Injury prevention (both children and adults).
In addition to the above, there will be a session on the existing P&O services at the hospital which will be delivered by the Johanniter P&O expert. After this five-day training, participants are ex-pected to recognize signs of impairment and disability and provide advice, treat or refer patients and/or caretaker of patients.
4. Duration and key steps/activities
It is estimated that the consultant will require a maximum of 16 working days including travel to complete the assignment. This consultancy includes the following steps:
Preparation, including desk review of relevant documents and consultation & briefing (via Skype and E-Mail) with Johanniter project staff.
Development of training program/schedule to be reviewed by Johanniter.
Preparation of the training sessions (presentations, exercises etc.) and pre- and post-test to be reviewed by Johanniter.
Preparation of list with needed materials.
Development of relevant resource package for training participants.
Implementation of the training program in French, including pre- and post-test for the participants.
Preparation of a training report with recommendations for follow-up.
Johanniter will provide a list of the trainees prior to the training, and relevant training logistics.
5. Outputs and deliverables
The final outputs shall be:
Training outline, incl. methods
Training package (presentations and resources for participants)
Consultancy report: Maximum 20 pages, incl. topics presented, results from pre- and post-test, lessons learnt and challenges, as well as recommendations for follow-up.
6. Expected profile
The key skills required of the consultant will include:
Advanced academic degree in in the field of (public) health or rehabilitation sciences.
Demonstrated experience and expertise in the prevention of impairments and disabilities.
Experience in the development and implementation of similar training programs for health per-sonnel, including developing, pre-testing training materials.
Creative facilitation and communication skills and participatory training approach.
Understanding of disability as a human rights issue.
Working knowledge in Muslim countries.
Proficiency in written and spoken French and English.
Preference will be given to offers which demonstrate a practice-oriented hands-on training approach.
The consultant will be required to follow Johanniter Country Security Guidelines.
7. Tentative timetable
The proposed dates for the 5-day full-time training program are 7th to 11th January 2017.
How to apply:
How to apply:
Applications must include:
A technical and financial offer (max. 3 pages), outlining the proposed methodology and schedule, as well as a cost breakdown, excluding accommodation and in-country transportation which will be provided by Johanniter.
We particularly welcome applications from persons with disabilities.
Deadline for submission of applications: December 12, 2016