Employment

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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: Multiple duty stations various
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

Administrative Services Officer (ASO)
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/P/2016/FT15
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 27 May 2016

Advisor, Family and Community Health
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT314
Duty Station: Caracas Venezuela
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 21 Jun 2016

Advisor, Health Systems and Services
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT316
Duty Station: Santo Domingo Dominican Republic
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 20 Jun 2016

Budget & Finance Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/TA87
Duty Station: Switzerland
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 08 Jun 2016

Communications Officer (Media)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT265
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 May 2016

Coordinator
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HIS/FT287
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 May 2016

Coordinator
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HIS/FT286
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 May 2016

Deputy Head of WHO Country Office (Position #360811)
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/FT302
Duty Station: Baghdad Iraq
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 07 Jun 2016

Desk Officer (Strategic Relations with Countries)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT313
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 12 Jun 2016

Districts Coordinator
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR64
Duty Station: Freetown Sierra Leone
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 31 May 2016

EMERGENCY ROSTER - INCIDENT MANAGER
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/ROST16
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations various
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 10 Jun 2016

EMERGENCY ROSTER - RESOURCE MOBILIZATION OFFICER
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/ROST17
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations various
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Rosters
Closing Date: 10 Jun 2016

EPI Divisional Coordinator - Temporary National Professional Officer
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/TA10
Duty Station:
Grade: NO-A
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 12 Jun 2016

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

Ethics Specialist
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT296
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 Jun 2016

Expert in Emergency Risk Communications - Astana, Kazakhstan
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/STC2
Duty Station: Astana Kazakhstan
Grade: P level
Contract Type: Short-Term Consultant
Closing Date: 05 Jun 2016

Expert in Emergency Risk Communications - Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/STC3
Duty Station: Tashkent Uzbekistan
Grade: P level
Contract Type: Short-Term Consultant
Closing Date: 05 Jun 2016

Health Economist
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/PHE/TA89
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 09 Jun 2016

Health Financing Expert
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/P/2016/TA1 (ROST)
Duty Station:
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 23 May 2016

Internships - The World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific Region (WHO/WPR)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/15/ISHIP6
Duty Station: Multiple duty stations various
Grade:
Contract Type: Internship
Closing Date: 31 May 2016

Investigations Specialist
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT273
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 31 May 2016

Logistician P#367094
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA78
Duty Station: Djibouti Djibouti
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 31 May 2016

Medical Officer (Occupational Health)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HRD/TA82
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 06 Jun 2016

Medical Officer - Non Communicable Diseases (MO-NCD)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT14
Duty Station: Colombo Sri Lanka
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Medical Officer - Surveillance
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TA86
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 01 Jun 2016

Medical Officer, Health Policies and Strategic Planning, ISTs/Libreville and Ouagadougou
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT253
Duty Station:
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Medical Officer, IST, IHR, Risk Management and Preparedness
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT289
Duty Station: Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 May 2016

Medical Officer, International Health Regulations and GHS
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT291
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 25 May 2016

Medical Officer, Risk Management and Preparedness
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT290
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 May 2016

Medical/Technical Officer (IST/Service Delivery and Quality)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT276
Duty Station:
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 25 May 2016

NPO (Maternal and Child Nutrition)
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/TA9
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 08 Jun 2016

NPO (Team lead emergency programs) - 376295
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA77
Duty Station: Damascus Syrian Arab Republic
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

NPO MTN PCC
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT295
Duty Station: Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 26 May 2016

NPO/Immunization Services Officer * 2 Positions for Eldoret and Embu
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR66
Duty Station: Nairobi Kenya
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 09 Jun 2016

NPO/Laboratory Scientists*2 Positions
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR67
Duty Station: Lusaka Zambia
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 09 Jun 2016

National Professional Officer (Belarus)
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT279
Duty Station: Minsk Belarus
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 29 May 2016

National Professional Officer (Donor & Reporting) - 373386
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA76
Duty Station: Damascus Syrian Arab Republic
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

National Professional Officer (Emergency Officer), P# 367098
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA73
Duty Station: Aden Yemen
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 May 2016

National Professional Officer (Emergency Officer), P#367100
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA74
Duty Station: Hodeida Yemen
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 May 2016

National Professional Officer (NGO Coordinator) 372491
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA83
Duty Station: Damascus Syrian Arab Republic
Grade: NO-A
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 31 May 2016

National Professional Officer (Public Health Officer), P# 367099
Vacancy Number: EMRO/16/TA75
Duty Station: Sana'a Yemen
Grade: NO-D
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 30 May 2016

National Professional Officer - Pharmacist
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR61
Duty Station: Gaziantep Turkey
Grade: NO-B
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 05 Jun 2016

National Professional Officer -Health Policy and Planning
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/NPO/2016/TA7
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 12 Jun 2016

National Professional Officer/Immunization Services Officer
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT309
Duty Station: Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 02 Jun 2016

National Professional Officer/Neglected Tropical Disease
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT312
Duty Station: Abuja Nigeria
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 14 Jun 2016

National Surveillance Officer/State Coordinator
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR62
Duty Station: Sokoto Nigeria
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 03 Jun 2016

PRINCIPAL AND DEPUTY VICE CHANCELLOR - COLLEGE OF MEDICINE AND ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/STC4
Duty Station: Freetown Sierra Leone
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Short-Term Consultant
Closing Date: 31 May 2016

Programme Officer, Office of the Cluster Director
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT304
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 14 Jun 2016

Regional Human Resources Manager
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT315
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Jun 2016

Scientist
Vacancy Number: IARC/16/FT266
Duty Station: Lyons France
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 May 2016

Senior Advisor, Health Policy
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/TASR59
Duty Station: Athens Greece
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 29 May 2016

Senior Advisor, Quality of Health Services and Continuous Performance Improvement
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT292
Duty Station: Almaty Kazakhstan
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 01 Jun 2016

Specialist, Family and Community Health
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT297
Duty Station: Georgetown Guyana
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 02 Jun 2016

Staff Physician (50%) - National recruitment
Vacancy Number: IARC/16/FT301
Duty Station: Lyons France
Grade: NO-C
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Jun 2016

Team Lead Child Heatlh
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR40
Duty Station: Freetown Sierra Leone
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 31 May 2016

Team Leader (ESPEN)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR60
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 28 May 2016

Team Leader (Health Technologies and Innovations)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT268
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGO/TA71
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P1
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 23 May 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/TA4
Duty Station: Dhaka Bangladesh
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/NMH/FT298
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Jun 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/HIS/TA80
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 01 Jun 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/RHT/TA79
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 01 Jun 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/PED/TA84
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 07 Jun 2016

Technical Officer
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/PED/TA90
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 13 Jun 2016

Technical Officer - Western Pacific Surveillance and Response (WPSAR)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT317
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 14 Jun 2016

Technical Officer (Diagnostic Standards and Regulation)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT269
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Technical Officer (E-Health and M-Health)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT270
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Technical Officer (Health Economist - Analysis & Evaluation)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT254
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Technical Officer (Health Observatory)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT274
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Technical Officer (Health Planning)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT252
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Technical Officer (Health Products Regulation)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT272
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Technical Officer (Human Resources for Health Management)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT271
Duty Station:
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Technical Officer (Prequalification Team)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/RHT/TA81
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 02 Jun 2016

Technical Officer (Research Capacity and Strategy)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT275
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Technical Officer (Services Delivery, Quality and Safety)
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT283
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 27 May 2016

Technical Officer (Vector Control Product Assessment)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/RHT/FT293
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: P5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 02 Jun 2016

Technical Officer Environmental Surveillance
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TA85
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Temporary appointment
Closing Date: 01 Jun 2016

Technical Officer, Information Management
Vacancy Number: EURO/16/FT277
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: P3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 31 May 2016

Technical Officer, Training and Research
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT285
Duty Station: Brazzaville Congo
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 28 May 2016

Technical Officer/IST Data Manager
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT284
Duty Station: Ouagadougou Burkina Faso
Grade: P2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 27 May 2016

Technical officer
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/P/2016/FT16
Duty Station: Pyong Yang Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Grade: P4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 05 Jun 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

LOCAL RECRUITMENT - GENERAL SERVICES CATEGORY

Administrative Assistant
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT300
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G7
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 07 Jun 2016

Administrative Assistant (Library)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT311
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G7
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 13 Jun 2016

Administrative Assistant II, Revolving Fund
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT303
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Jun 2016

Assistant
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT310
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 06 Jun 2016

Assistant (e) Ressources Humaines
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR63
Duty Station: Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 26 May 2016

Assistant Administrative & Finance
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/FT267
Duty Station: Tunis Tunisia
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Bilingual Secretary
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT307
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 08 Jun 2016

Budget and Finance Assistant
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/GS/2016/FT21
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 Jun 2016

Clerk (Library)
Vacancy Number: WPRO/16/FT308
Duty Station: Manila Philippines
Grade: G3
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 09 Jun 2016

Clerk (Travel)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/GMG/FT288
Duty Station: Tunis Tunisia
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 30 May 2016

Driver
Vacancy Number: SE/CO/GS/2016/FT20
Duty Station: Bangkok Thailand
Grade: G2
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 24 May 2016

Executive Assistant to Regional Adviser
Vacancy Number: SE/RO/GS/2016/FT22
Duty Station: New Delhi India
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 10 Jun 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

Human Resources Assistant
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/TASR65
Duty Station: Freetown Sierra Leone
Grade: G5
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 05 Jun 2016

ICT (Information, Communication and Technology) Assistant
Vacancy Number: AFRO/16/FT306
Duty Station: Addis Ababa Ethiopia
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 01 Jun 2016

Procurement Technician I
Vacancy Number: PAHO/16/FT263
Duty Station: Washington, D.C. United States of America
Grade: G6
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 27 May 2016

Secretary - for Roster purposes (republished)
Vacancy Number: EURO/15/TASR23
Duty Station: Copenhagen Denmark
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Closing Date: 31 Aug 2016

Word Processing Operator (French)
Vacancy Number: HQ/16/DGD/FT294
Duty Station: Geneva Switzerland
Grade: G4
Contract Type: Fixed-term Appointment
Closing Date: 02 Jun 2016