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NPO (Administrative Officer) position # 371956

Rabat

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME : The primary goal of WHO is to support Member States in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating national health development plans for:(i) The achievement of national health targets;(ii) Contribution to global and regional public health action; and(iii) The development of two-way collaboration that draws on the countries' experience to build a body of public health knowledge that can benefit the rest of the world. Description of duties: Purpose of the Post:To support the office in planning and implementing WHO's work, through the provision of advice and services in some or all of the following areas: human resources management, execution of the programme of work, preparation and oversight of the budget, management of finances, transport, office premises, procurement, security compliance, liaison with other UN Agencies, and informationtechnology.Organizational Context:Under the direct supervision of WHO Representative and general supervision of DAF, the incumbent will support all operational activities within the country office and support the WR in enhancing WHO's programme delivery capacity by managing, coordinating and leading the administrative services.Summary of Assigned Duties:The incumbent will perform the following duties:- Plan, recommend and implement systems, norms and procedures, in compliance with existing policies, for the administration of human, financial and material resources, as well as for the monitoring, control and evaluation of such processes.- Assist in the planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the administrative services.- Formulate general and specific budgetary estimates for projects; plan, organize and monitor the application, control and accounting of approved budgetary allocations by programmes.- Provide managerial and administrative support in the implementation of all WHO collaborative programme through initiation of relevant proposals for all planned activities as per plans of action and periodic monitoring of their implementation.- Provide a range of human resources services, including forecasting future needs, coordinating/facilitating recruitment, training and staff orientation and implementation of performance management in collaboration with the relevant Regional Office (RO)/ Human Resources Officer (HRO). REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS Education:Essential: University degree in public administration or business administration or in other field related to the work to be performed.Desirable: Any other post graduate degree in Management or administration.WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an accredited institution. Skills: Skills:Competencies: WHO Global Competencies model at:http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=11) Communicating in a credible and effective way.2) Knowing and Managing Yourself.3) Producing results.4) Fostering integration and team work.5) Ensuring the effective use of resources.Functional Skills and Knowledge:- Ability to work closely in harmony with government and international officials at all levels.- Ability to work under pressure.- Demonstrated ability to act independently and exercise sound judgment.- Ability to work harmoniously as a leader as well as member of a team.- Thorough knowledge of administrative and management principles and practices (including, but not limited to the areas of Human Resources, Finance, Budget, Logistics, Procurement and Security).- Good general knowledge of enterprise resource planning systems.- Skills in programme formulation, design and research development an asset.Other skills:Proficiency in computer applications. Experience: Essential: At least 2 years experience at the national level in administration and management, including supervision of staff.Desirable: Previous experience in administrative or programme areas in WHO or an UN agency would be an asset, preferably in a developing country. Languages: Excellent knowledge of French and Arabic. Good working knowledge of English is an asset. Additional Information: - Only nationals of the country will be considered for this position. - Applicants are kindly requested to pay attention to the screening questions as they will be used to screen out unqualified candidates.- Only qualified applicants with the relevant experience will be considered.- A written test/presentation and interviews will be used as a form of screening. The written test might be used as an eliminatory tool.- Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice (this could be the base forrosters). - Interviews will include competency-based questions. Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WHO:http://www.who.int Click on: . to learn more about WHO's operations http://icsc.un.org Click on: Quick Links > Salary Scales > by date This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level. Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable WHO to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit WHO's e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. The system provides instructions for online application procedures. All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement. WHO is committed to workforce diversity. Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. Currently accepting applications
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  • Organization: WHO - World Health Organization
  • Location: Rabat
  • Grade: NO-B, National Professional Officer - Junior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Management, Administration and Finance
  • Closing Date: 2015-12-30

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