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Assistant (Communications)


  • Organization: WHO - World Health Organization
  • Location: Malabo
  • Grade: GS-6, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Communication and Public Information
  • Closing Date: 2022-07-09


L'objectif du poste est d'assurer, en temps voulu, la production et la diffusion d'informations publiques de haute qualite sur des questions de sante publique anciennes et emergentes, par le biais de diverses plates-formes (presse ecrite, Web, diffusion, medias sociaux, etc.); Definir et promouvoir une identite d'entreprise coherente pour l'OMS aux niveaux interneet externe; Creer une «culture de la communication» du 21me siecle a l'OMS en renforcant les capacites au niveau des pays; Contribuer a la gestion de la reputation de l'OMS en surveillant l'opinion et les preoccupations du public et en y apportant une reponse strategique; et diriger la strategie de communication strategique en atteignant les objectifs du triple milliard del'OMS, y compris les progres en matiere de couverture sanitaire universelle et de reponse aux urgences de sante publique..


Soutenir la planification et la mise en œuvre des activites decommunication et de plaidoyer du plan d'action de l'OMS Guinee EquatorialeCartographier les produitsd'information pour divers publics etcoordonner la production et ladiffusion regulieres des bulletins et des rapports de situation ; Assurer une diffusion efficacedu materiel de communication par lebiais de divers canaux, y compris lapresse, la toile, les medias sociaux, l'audiovisuel, les conferences etreunions, les reunions d'information et d'autres plateformes ;Soutenir l'organisation desevenements permettant d'assurer lavisibilite, y compris des conferencesde presse, des visites sur le terrain, des formations ; etablir et maintenirdes relations regulieres avec les representants des medias et maintenir unebase de donnees de ces contacts ; Assurer une veille mediatique hebdomadaire en assurant uneselection d'articles lies a la sante et les partageant avec les responsables de programme ;Assurer la mise en page et le design des supports de communication : bulletins, rapports de situations, flyers, depliants, etcRediger les communiques de presse, contacter les journalistes,preparer les interviews, organiser des evenements.



Essential: un diplome de fin d'etudes secondaires ou une formation technique en journalism ou dans une discipline apparentee.
Desirable: Qualification formelle en sante publique et cours en techniques de communication telles quele graphisme, le langage visuel et l'utilisation des medias sociaux.


Essential: Au moins huit (08) annees d'experience connexe dans la communication et / ou le plaidoyer, dont une partie dans le soutien aux activites d'urgence humanitaire ou d'intervention en cas d'epidemie. Experience confirmee dans la redaction de documents de plaidoyer et dans la production de supports de communication.
Desirable: Experience de travail avec le systeme des Nations Unies ou avec uneorganisation non gouvernementale internationaleExperience dans l'organisation de campagnes de plaidoyer.Experience dans la gestiondes processus de publication.


Competences confirmees dans le developpement et la mise en œuvre de produits et de tactiques de communication / media.• Excellentes competences interpersonnelles completees parla capacite de conceptualiser des idees et de preconiser un consensus.• Excellentes competences de presentation• Aptitude a "sortir des sentiers battus" et afaire des propositions innovantes en matiere de communication.• Connaissance oucomprehension du mandat et des objectifs de l'OMS dans le contexte de lagestion des incidents d' urgence.

WHO Competencies

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Moving forward in a changing environment
Producing results

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of French. Expert knowledge of Espagnol.
Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of UN Languages.


WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at XAF 21,654,042 (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.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • 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.
  • This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.
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