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  • Organization: WHO - World Health Organization
  • Location: Geneva
  • Grade: P-3, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
  • Closing Date: 2019-07-30

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Results Officer

Geneva (Switzerland)

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

Unitaid is a multilateral partnership hosted by the World Health Organization. Unitaid is focused on making a unique and impactful contribution to the global response against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in developing countries. It catalyses improvements for the larger response through forward-looking and time-limited investments that are designed to increase access to better, more effective and more affordable health products (i.e. preventatives, medicines and diagnostics). These investments typically target market-based interventions such as price reductions, improvements in quality and supply, and the introduction of innovative products more suitable for the populations in need.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

The Results Officer will be responsible for the production of key outputs, including\:- Designing and managing the process for collating and robustly analyzing data and information from a range of sources to assess Unitaid's performance against its Key Performance Indicators (KPIs);- Managing the production of the KPI reporting and summary grant-level performance assessments, under strict time constraints, and developing other ad-hoc analysis (as required);- Proactively developing the evidence base to measure Unitaid's impact, e.g. through internal analysis, building and maintaining data/information sharing agreements with key external partners, and through the production of Impact Narratives, communicate Unitaid's impact to external audiences. - Undertaking related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential\: University degree in a numerate discipline, or management, or public health.
Desirable\: An advanced level degree in social sciences or a numerate discipline.

Experience

Essential\: - At least five years of experience with impact evaluation of projects. Two years' experience in the development of reports or analytical documents for a range of high-level audiences. Experience in preparing briefing notes for Board-level or senior level executives. Experience in making complex data and analysis accessible and adapted to the needs of a broad range of audiences.
Desirable\: Experience in global health or health policy.

Skills

- Excellent impact evaluation skills. - Proven ability to communicate technical information effectively (in particular in writing) to a range of audiences.- Good project management skills.- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team to deliver high impact results.- Strong writing skills- Knowledge of public health. Specific knowledge in the area of communicable diseases including HIV, TB and malaria in a low income country setting is an asset. - Understanding of health products (e.g. medicines, diagnostics) and markets for HIV, TB, and malaria is desirable (e.g. pharmaceutical industry knowledge).

WHO Competencies

Teamwork
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Communication
Producing results
Ensuring the effective use of resources

Use of Language Skills

Essential\: Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable\: Expert knowledge of French.

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 60,233 (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 3318 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.
  • As a WHO staff member assigned solely and exclusively to support this Partnership, selected staff will have no right of reassignment or transfer outside the Partnership either during or at the end of his/her appointment, including pursuant to WHO Staff Rule 1050. (This does not apply to WHO fixed-term staff members reassigned from a non-Partnership position.)
  • UNITAID is a partnership hosted and administered by WHO, located outside WHO premises in Le Pommier, 1218 Le Grand-Saconnex.
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