Information Management Officer
World Health Organization (WHO)
EM_PSE WHO Representative's Office, Palestine
Close on 20 Aug 2020
Location: Gaza (Palestinian Territory)
Grade: NO-A, Entry Professional
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Job Description

PN: 419064

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

The objectives of WHO's Health emergency (WHE) programme are to design and implement programmes that prepare the health sector to deal with emergencies and that improve health before, during and after crisis.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

The incumbent will perform the following duties:
1. Support the collection, analyses, production and dissemination of data/information. This includes supporting the response specific information (what, where, who, how many, how quickly, current status), internal and external situation reports (SitReps), epidemic bulletins, rapid needs assessments, health risk assessments, and the Public Health Situation Analysis; and health inputs into humanitarian needs overviews (HNO), and humanitarian response plans (HRP).
2. Collect and maintain inter-country information from WHO and partners including contact lists, performance monitoring, health indicator data, health situation data, health response data 
3. Closely follow up on the basic geographic analysis for maps and other reports (such as dashboards, SitReps, etc).
4. Upon delegation provide information sharing between institutions, to strengthen access to information from other organizations and clusters, and to contribute to inter-sectoral dashboards and reports.
5. Technically review the information input into the planning and data/information management process on data gathering and analysis, quality assurance, performance monitoring, information, dissemination and management.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: First level university degree in information or data management, computer sciences, statistics, applied math, public health, or a related field.
Desirable: Specialization in information management systems. Specific training in humanitarian response or emergency information management.

Experience

Essential: At least one year of related experience in information management, monitoring, and data analysis.
Desirable: Relevant work experience in WHO, other UN agencies; experience working in relevant nongovernmental or humanitarian organizations.

Skills

Sound skills in the area of information management, data analysis, and statistics.
Demonstrated ability to design, manage and analyze complex information system projects, computer-based applications and databases, web-based tools
Good level of analytical skills.
Knowledge of programme management and functioning of WHO and the UN system is an asset.

WHO Competencies

Teamwork
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Communication
Producing results
Moving forward in a changing environment

WHO global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of arabic.
Desirable:

REMUNERATION

Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at ILS 176,621 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.
  • Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to apply on-line. For assessment of your application, please ensure that your profile on Stellis is updated; all experience records are entered with elaboration on tasks performed at the time.  Kindly note that CV/PHFs inserted via LinkedIn are not accessible.  

  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.

About WHO

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Together we strive to combat diseases – communicable diseases like influenza and HIV, and noncommunicable diseases like cancer and heart disease.

We help mothers and children survive and thrive so they can look forward to a healthy old age. We ensure the safety of the air people breathe, the food they eat, the water they drink – and the medicines and vaccines they need.

Our primary role is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.

Our main areas of work are health systems; health through the life-course; noncommunicable and communicable diseases; preparedness, surveillance and response; and corporate services.