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Dakar (Senegal)

  • Organization: WHO - World Health Organization
  • Location: Dakar (Senegal)
  • Grade: NO-C, National Professional Officer - Locally recruited position - Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
  • Closing Date: 2021-06-23

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L'objectif general de l'Initiative mondiale contre le cancer infantile est d'ameliorer de maniere mesurable les resultats et de reduire les souffrances des enfants en renforcant la capacite des Etats Membres a accroitre l'acces aux soins, conformement au 13eme Programme general de travail de l'OMS et conformement aux engagements politiques pris par les Etats membres, y compris l'Agenda des Nations Unies pour le developpement durable.


Servir de responsable technique dans le bureau de pays de l'OMS pour la prise en charge des maladies non transmissibles;Repondre aux requetes et fournir des informations detaillees et techniques sur les principes, pratiques, problemes, mesures techniques et procedures connexes.Fournir des appuis techniques et soutenir la mise en œuvre et l'adaptation des produits pour repondre aux besoins du pays ; Suivre les progres de la mise en œuvre grace a des contacts reguliers avec le Ministere de la Sante et les homologues nationaux ainsi que les autres parties prenantes.Reunir les parties prenantes, des partenaires, des agences des Nations Unies ainsi que des experts nationaux pour soutenir la mise en œuvre du programme.Organiser des consultations nationales et faciliter l'engagement des partenaires strategiques pour mettre en place une structure de gouvernance nationale pour les maladies non transmissibles.Effectuer toute autre activite assignee par le Representant de l'OMS.



Essential: Diplome universitaire en sciences de la sante avec un diplome de troisieme cycle en sante publique
Desirable: Qualifications sanitaires publiques et preventives ; epidemiologie.


Essential: Au moins cinq annees d'experience dans l'elaboration, la mise en œuvre, le suivi et l'evaluation des programme de lutte contre les maladies.
Desirable: Une experience dans la lutte contre les maladies non transmissibles, le cancer en particulier.


Connaissance et experience de la planification, de la gestion de projet, de la mise en œuvre, du suivi et de l'evaluation des programmes de lutte et de controle des MNT et dans les domaines connexes;- Experience et aptitude a travailler avec le gouvernement et d'autres partenaires d'une maniere efficace ; - Capacite de plaidoyer, de negociation et d'etablissement de partenariats;- Expertise technique en sante publique- Capacite a travailler efficacement avec des collegues aux niveaux national, sous-national et au sein de l'OMS;- Excellentes competences ecrites et orales, y compris la capacite d'analyser des donnees complexes, de les resumer et de les communiquer a un large eventail de publics et de cultures;- Bonnes competences interpersonnelles, de coordination, de facilitation et de leadership avec la capacite de motiver et de transmettre l'enthousiasme aux collegues et aux publics cibles.

WHO Competencies

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Producing results
Knowing and managing yourself

Use of Language Skills

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


Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at XOF 29,672,000 (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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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