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National Professional Officer


  • Organization: WHO - World Health Organization
  • Location: Brazzaville
  • Grade: Mid level - NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position
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  • Closing Date: Closed


Contribuer a l'amelioration de l'etat de sante de la population par le renforcement du systeme national de sante, capable de fournir des soins et services de sante performants abordables et equitables.


Sous la supervision du Representant, le titulaire devra realiser les taches suivantes :1. Suivre la mise en œuvre effective du programme de cooperation de l'OMS avec le Gouvernement. Ce qui inclut entre autres : la planification des programmes biennaux, la preparation des plans operationnels periodiques, la verification de la conformite des interventions et de leurs contributions a l'atteinte des resultats escomptes et la production des rapports periodiques; 2. Contribuer efficacement a la revue des Politiques Nationales de sante, a l'analyse de la situation sanitaire du pays, l'elaboration, le suivi de la mise en œuvre et a l'evaluation des plans, programmes et projets de sante; 3. Fournir un appui technique pour la mise en œuvre de reformes du systeme de sante tant au niveau central et regional qu'au niveau peripherique et en ce qui concerne particulierement les aspects juridiques, organisationnels,gestionnaires, de planification, de coordination et de recherche sur les systemes de sante; 4. Renforcer les capacites techniques du personnel de sante conformement a la politique du pays en matiere de developpement des ressources humaines en sante par: l'identification des besoins de formation, la planification, l'organisation, le suivi et l'evaluation des sessions de formation continue; 5. Contribuer au developpement du systeme national d'information de sante notamment a travers: le developpement des supports de collecte et des outils d'analyse des donnees, la mise en place de bases de donnees,la production de supports cartographiques et l'appui a l'elaboration de la carte sanitaire et de l'annuaire des statistiques sanitaires; 6. Produire et assurer la mise a jour reguliere des profils de sante, profils pays, profils des districts de sante; 7. Contribuer au renforcement du role des partenaires en sante dans la coordination des interventions a travers : l'organisation de reunions de coordination periodiques, la diffusion des informations sur les progres accomplis, le soutien aux recherches et la mobilisation des ressources requises pour le developpement sanitaire.Assurer la contribution de l'OMS a l'elaboration, le suivi de la mise en œuvre et l'evaluation du Plan cadre commun des nations unies pour l'aide au developpement (UNDAF). Mener toute autre activite professionnelle jugee necessaire par le Representant de l'OMS au Congo.



Essential: Diplome de medecine delivre par une Universite reconnue suivi d'une formation en Sante Publique ou Diplome de sante publique, niveau minimal 3eme cycle d'etudes superieures delivree par une Universite reconnue, avec pour orientation planification et gestion des services de sante ou economie de la sante.
Desirable: Diplome Post-universitaire en Sante Publique .


Essential: Experience d'au moins 5 annees dans le domaine de la planification/ gestion des services de sante et a un poste de responsabilite au niveau national.
Desirable: Experience sur la promotion de la sante et du developpement;Experience de travail dans une organisation-internationale œuvrant dans le domaine de la sante, plus specifiquement dans le domaine de la planification serait un atout.


Connaissance et experience averee dans le domaine de la sante publique, en matiere de planification et de gestion des systemes de sante et en epidemiologie. Competences et aptitudes pedagogiques. Capacite a communiquer d'une facon claire et concise, par ecrit et oral. Aptitude a etablir des relations de travail avec des personnes de differentes cultures e nationalites. Capacite a promouvoir la position et l'autorite de l'OMS dans le domaine de la Sante a travers l'innovation et l'apprentissage dans l'Organisation. Connaissance en informatique.Competences en plaidoyer et mobilisation sociale seraient un atout.

WHO Competencies

Creating an empowering and motivating environment
Knowing and managing yourself
Producing results
Moving forward in a changing environment

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Intermediate knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of French.


Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at XAF 24,513,000 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.


  • 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 and/or an asynchronous video assessment 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: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • According to article 101, paragraph 3, of the Charter of the United Nations, the paramount consideration in the employment of the staff is the necessity of securing the highest standards of efficiency, competence, and integrity. Due regard will be paid to the importance of recruiting the staff on as wide a geographical basis as possible.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • The WHO is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment of mutual respect. The WHO recruits and employs staff regardless of disability status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, language, race, marital status, religious, cultural, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, or any other personal characteristics.
  • Persons with disabilities can request reasonable accommodations to enable participation in the recruitment process. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be sent through an email to
  • An impeccable record for integrity and professional ethical standards is essential. WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • WHO also offers wide range of benefits to staff, including parental leave and attractive flexible work arrangements to help promote a healthy work-life balance and to allow all staff members to express and develop their talents fully.
  • The statutory retirement age for staff appointments is 65 years. For external applicants, only those who are expected to complete the term of appointment will normally be considered.
  • Please note that WHO's contracts are conditional on members of the workforce confirming that they are vaccinated as required by WHO before undertaking a WHO assignment, except where a medical condition does not allow such vaccination, as certified by the WHO Staff Health and Wellbeing Services (SHW). The successful candidate will be asked to provide relevant evidence related to this condition. A copy of the updated vaccination card must be shared with WHO medical service in the medical clearance process. Please note that certain countries require proof of specific vaccinations for entry or exit. For example, official proof /certification of yellow fever vaccination is required to enter many countries. Country-specific vaccine recommendations can be found on the WHO international travel and Staff Health and Wellbeing website. For vaccination-related queries please directly contact SHW directly at
  • 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.
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