1. Participate in the preparation of technical documents, papers and reports as required by influenza team lead and unit manager
2. Propose, coordinate and implement analytical methods/tools and metrics to support the monitoring and evaluation of strategic technical initiatives
3. Contribute to the development of evidence-informed manuals, guidance, tools, norms and standards for prevention and control of high threat pathogens specific to the Region
4. Support the establishment of partnerships to facilitate knowledge sharing, in particular on influenza and other emerging respiratory diseases
5. Identify knowledge gaps and develop plans to address them
6. Participate in the implementation of planned activities and monitoring of work plan progress
7. Monitor and analyze influenza and other emerging respiratory diseases epidemiological data, and prepare regular updates about the regional situation
8. Collaborate with the transfer of knowledge team to develop user-friendly materials for policy briefings related to emerging and epidemic-prone diseases 9. Act as a focal point for WHO collaborating centers under IHP unit and establish strong collaborations with other institutions addressing various aspects of the public health response to outbreaks
10. Support preparations for- and participate in- meetings and trainings related to the influenza and other emerging respiratory diseases, prepare summary notes and follow up on the implementation of delegated actions and initiatives
1) Professional and ethical behavior with ability to work with tact and discretion. 2) Ability to multi-task and complete jobs, with efficiency and on short notice.
3) Excellent planning and organizational skills.
4) Mature judgement, strong technical, analytical and conceptual skills.
5) Strong capability to work both independently and in close collaboration with the colleagues of WHO offices and other offices.
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Ensuring the effective use of resources
Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
Use of Language SkillsEssential: Expert knowledge of English.
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