Financial Data Analyst
Overview of the programme
WHO India Country Office collaborates with the Government of India and relevant stakeholders within the framework of the collaborative Country Cooperation Strategy (CCS), to actively support the development and implementation of national health policies, strategies and plans aiming at promoting access to and utilization of affordable and quality health services and improving financial protection against health-related risks.
WHO Country Office for India is supporting the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare to strengthen the existing health systems to cater to the growing needs of mental health and substance abuse.
WHO’s mandate revolves around six (6) leadership priorities specifying (i) advancing universal health coverage (ii) health related sustainable development goals (iii) addressing the challenge of non-communicable diseases and mental health, violence and injuries and disabilities (iv) implementing the provisions of the International Health Regulations (2005) (v) increasing access to quality, safe, efficacious and affordable medical products (vi) addressing the social, economic and environmental determinants of health.
The South – East Asia Region (SEAR) of WHO is made up of 11 countries, with over 1.9 billion people, with India’s population of 1.4 billion. All the Member States of WHO/SEAR (Bangladesh, Bhutan, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste), share the common value of the highest attainable standard of health as a fundamental human right. All of WHO actions are based on this and rooted in the underlying values of equity, solidarity and participation.
Mission of the WHO Country Office for India
The mission of WHO India is to improve quality of life of the 1.4 billion people in India by supporting the government in eliminating vaccine preventable and other communicable diseases, reducing maternal and neonatal mortalities, promoting healthy lifestyles, addressing determinants of health, preparing and responding to health emergencies and strengthening health systems for universal health coverage.
Description of Duties:
The purpose of this position is to provide technical support to National Viral Hepatitis Control Program (NVHCP) in synthesis and integrated analysis of MIS data. The incumbent will work with WHO Country Office and NVHCP, with a view to achieve the expected results set out in the relevant WCO-India work plans.
Under the overall guidance of the WHO Representative to India, Deputy Head of WHO Country Office for India and Team Leader (Communicable Diseases) and direct supervision of National Professional Officer (HIV/Hepatitis Prevention and Surveillance), the incumbent will have the following responsibilities in her/his assigned area of work:
- Assist in procuring supplies and equipment by compiling and consolidating requests received from time to time from the Programme officers.
- Assist in providing funding details and assist in processing the request for Programme Division
- Assist in coordinating with the State for the processing of supplies and equipment requisitions
- Assist in maintaining an inventory of supplies and equipment and appropriate reports to monitor procurement details and deliveries.
- Assists in supply monitoring as a part of overall programme monitoring
- Assist in programme monitoring, implementation and reporting through regular review of budgets, resources and expenditure using Program Division financial and accounting systems on brief instructions/guidance
- Assist in preparing standard correspondence in conformity with Programme standards, reports in MS Excel and power point presentations etc. as required.
- Assist in preparing budget estimates, organizing planning committee meeting, obtaining clearances, seeking nominations, sending invitations, making travel arrangements, hotel accommodations and other related work.
- Assist in preparing document folders for meetings and travel and assist in preparation, finalization and dissemination of meeting reports.
- Assist in contributing to other ongoing activities and projects as suggested by supervisors
- Participate in regular HHS team meetings of WHO and meetings/workshops of NVHCP as suggested by supervisors; and
- Undertake other duties and tasks as assigned by supervisor(s)
Essential: Secondary, technical or commercial school
- Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce with experience in finance management accounting and knowledge of information technology.
- Post Graduate Degree in Commerce with experience in finance management accounting and knowledge of information technology
WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from accredited institutions. The list can be accessed through this link: http://www.whed.net/
Essential: Minimum three years of experience in finance, accounting and administration.
- Minimum three years’ experience in any national programme.
- Minimum three (3) years’ experience in procurement, finance and administration under any national health programme would be an advantage.
- Producing results
- Producing results
- Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
Functional Skills and Knowledge:
- The incumbent possesses good analytical skills
- S/he had exposure to data analysis tools
- Having thorough knowledge and professional experience in analysis of financial data
- Has good knowledge in MS Office, Excel and Word
- The candidate has documentation skills and reporting skills
- Has good written and verbal communication skills
- The incumbent has ability to learn new things
Monthly remuneration is INR 60,394 (GS4) taxable as per Indian laws and the appointment will be through Special Services Agreement (SSA) for a period of one year. S/he could be posted anywhere in India as per the needs.
- This Vacancy Notice may be used to fill similar positions at the same level.
- Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
- A written test and interviews will be used as a form of screening
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- This post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.
- 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.
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- Any extension of appointment would be subject to programmatic requirements, performance of the incumbent and availability of funds.
- Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.