Information Officer, Regional Steering Committee (RSC)
World Health Organization (WHO)
WP_KHM Cambodia
Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
Grade: P3, Mid-level Professional
Occupations: Documentation and Information Management, General Support
Close on 3 Feb 2021
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Job Description

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

The main objective of the programme is to support the five countries (Cambodia, Myanmar, the Lao People's Democratic Republic, Thailand and Viet Nam) within the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) to achieve malaria elimination in the Greater Mekong through the RAI funded by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria. In support, WHO Cambodia is hosting the Secretariat for the RAI/RSC in close coordination with the Mekong Malaria Elimination (MME) programme.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Under the supervision of the Coordinator, MME, in close collaboration with the Technical Officer, RSC, and guidance of the Head of WHO Office, Cambodia, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

1. Support the RSC oversight activities.

• Act as main Secretariat focal point for the RSC independent monitoring panel (IMP), providing administrative and coordination support;

• Coordinate the logistical and administrative support for other RSC oversight activities (e.g. field visits, meetings of the Executive Committee);

• Support the facilitation and coordination of RSC working groups and other subcommittees as necessary;

2. Provide technical support in the areas of strategic information, communication and media.

• Support the collection and consolidation of programmatic and financial information and technical analyses/reports including relevant guidelines from WHO;

• Ensure regular and timely dissemination of RAI/RSC-related information, including IMP reports and other reports, to the National Country Coordination Mechanisms (CCMs) and all other stakeholders as relevant;

• Support all RSC Secretariat communication processes within and outside the RSC network, including RAI/RSC website content, meeting presentations, briefings, email updates, etc.;

• Identify and respond to opportunities for media exposure;

• Support RSC to align with and contribute to other partner advocacy and communication efforts;

3. Provide support to the Technical Officer, RSC.

• Coordinate all administrative and logistical activities (e.g. technical assistance, RSC meetings, financial reporting, archiving, etc.);

• Coordinate the development of funding requests for the Global Fund, as well as other funding allocation processes (e.g. subrecipient selection);

4. Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: University degree in public health, statistics, social/political sciences, communications, or other related fields.
 

Experience

Essential: Minimum of five years' relevant work experience in international development, global health or other related field, including at least two years at international level.
Desirable: Experience with monitoring and evaluation of programmes and data analysis. Communication and media experience. Experience with high-level governance bodies.

Skills

• Ability to compile and communicate strategic programmatic data and information;

• Excellent analytical skills and communication capabilities (written and oral);

• High degree of organization, professional autonomy, and coordination skills; and

• Ability to establish harmonious working relationships as part of a team, adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, and maintain a high standard of personal conduct;

WHO Competencies

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

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of written and spoken English.

REMUNERATION

WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 60,962 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 1514 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • 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.
  • WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.
  • Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.
  • *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.
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