Human Resources Assistant – (2103643), Human Resources Officer (Brazzaville and Pretoria)(2103642), Communication Officer – (2103231), External Relations/Resource Mobilization (EXR) Officer – (2103440), Planning and Operations Assistant – (2103448), Ombudsman – (2103489), Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager – (2103401), Assistant aux ressources humaines – (2103643), Responsable des ressources humaines (Brazzaville et Pretoria)(2103642), Responsable de la communication – (2103231), Responsable des relations extérieures/mobilisation des ressources (EXR)(2103440), Assistant à la planification et aux opérations – (2103448) , Ombudsman – (2103489), Gestionnaire régional des ressources humaines et des talents – (2103401), Brazzaville, World Health Organization and Other Entities

Human Resources Assistant – (2103643), Human Resources Officer (Brazzaville and Pretoria) – (2103642), Communication Officer – (2103231), External Relations/Resource Mobilization (EXR) Officer – (2103440), Planning and Operations Assistant – (2103448), Ombudsman – (2103489), Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager – (2103401), Assistant aux ressources humaines – (2103643), Responsable des ressources humaines (Brazzaville et Pretoria) – (2103642), Responsable de la communication – (2103231), Responsable des relations extérieures/mobilisation des ressources (EXR) – (2103440), Assistant à la planification et aux opérations – (2103448) , Ombudsman – (2103489), Gestionnaire régional des ressources humaines et des talents – (2103401), Brazzaville, World Health Organization and Other Entities

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Job Description – Human Resources Assistant (2103643)

Human Resources Assistant – (2103643)

Grade: G5

Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): One (1) year

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Job Posting: Jul 30, 2021, 11:46:45 AM

Closing Date: Aug 13, 2021, 5:59:00 PM

Primary Location: Congo-Brazzaville

Organization: AF/GMC General Management and Coordination

Schedule: Full-time

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings.

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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

The objective of the Human Resources Unit is to deliver the new HR service model in an efficient and timely manner. This means responsibility for all human resources activities for the WHO Regional Office for Africa and 47 countries in the African region, such as position classification, recruitment, contract administration, employment conditions and entitlements, policy formulation and staff development. As the first point of contact for HR issues, the team will provide advice on personnel matters to senior management and approximately 2700 fixed and short-term staff members in the region in a close partnership with the client base.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Within a centralized team offering one-stop-shop HR business services to focused client teams, the HR Assistant will provide administrative and HR support to the Human Resources sub-team, in accordance to WHO Staff Rules and Regulations, WHO Manual provisions and policies. The HR Assistant will provide support in all areas of HR, such as recruitment and selection, appointment and termination, contract administrations and staff entitlements, policy advice and staff development liaising with the supervisor for guidance and specialized HR experts within the team.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

  1. Provide relevant HR information and initiate transactions in the Global Management System (GSM) in the following areas;

Initiate position actions (Position classification and reclassification actions);

Initiate Hiring and staffing actions, including hiring of consultants;

Contract Management (appointments, extension of appointments, separation actions) changes in status actions;

Advise on possible reasons of HRAP rejections;

Provide support to Staff in initiating TRs for statutory travels (Processing of staff entitlements);

Provide support to Staff in the use of the staff self-service module (GSM end-users).

2.Monitor and Report on HR Actions:

Through regular reporting, he/she will monitor transactions initiated, appointments coming to an end and that need to be extended, separation actions for a timely action on the part of managers and staff.

  1. He/she will liaise with specialized HR Officers in the larger HR team and HR team in the Global Human Resources services in Kuala Lumpur (GHR) to ensure a proper follow up on actions. Track transactions and follow up with overdue ones;
  1. Performs some actions related to recruitment and selection processes in Stellis recruitment and onboarding system for fixed and short-term staff in the professional and general services categories such as requisition initiation, publishing of the vacancy notice, prescreening candidates and communicating the longlist with hiring managers, organizing testing and interviews, generating selection reports and initiating the pre-onboarding and onboarding processes;
  1. Hire freelance translators for jobs requested by Units as directed by the Chief, Translation and Interpretation;
  1. The incumbent will serve as back up to the team members in similar positions covering their portfolio of clusters.
  1. Perform any other related duties/responsibilities as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: Completion of secondary school or equivalent, and training in personnel/human resources management.

Desirable:

Experience

Essential: At least 5 years of experience in administrative positions, preferably in functions encompassing personnel matters. Experience in interpreting personnel rules and procedures as well as administration of staff entitlements.

Desirable: An in-depth knowledge of WHO Rules and Regulations, WHO Manual, and experience or knowledge of staff entitlements highly desirable.

Skills

Work requires maintaining up to date knowledge on any changes to Staff Regulations and Rules as well as standard operating procedures. The incumbent is also expected to maintain computer skills including skills expertise in the Global Management System, to the standard of the Organization by self-study or in-house training. Knowledge of WHO rules, regulations, policies and practices would be an asset.

WHO Competencies

Producing Results

  1. Communicating in a credible and effective way
  1. Fostering integration and team work
  1. Respecting and Promoting individual and cultural differences

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Excellent knowledge of French.

Desirable: Working knowledge of English would be an asset.

REMUNERATION

WHO offers staff in the Professional Category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at 8,958,000 XAF (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

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.

For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int.

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 post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the duty station.

Job Description – Human Resources Officer (Brazzaville and Pretoria) (2103642)

Human Resources Officer (Brazzaville and Pretoria) – (2103642)

Grade: P2

Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): One (1) year

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Job Posting: Jul 30, 2021, 11:46:21 AM

Closing Date: Aug 13, 2021, 5:59:00 PM

Primary Location: Congo-Brazzaville

Other Locations: South Africa-Pretoria

Organization: AF/GMC General Management and Coordination

Schedule: Full-time

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings.

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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

The objectives of the Human Resources Unit are to carry out in an efficient and timely manner, all human resources activities for the WHO Regional Office for Africa and 47 countries in the African region, including position classification, recruitment, contract administration, policy formulation and staff development and to provide advice on personnel matters to senior management and approximately 2700 fixed and short term staff members in the region.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Within the Regional General Management Cluster, the Human Resources Unit is responsible for human resources planning, selection and recruitment, application of classification standards, the administration and management of all fixed-term professional and general service staff, consultants, Short-Term professionals, special services agreements. The Human Resources Officer will support the Polio ramp down and transition through implementation of functional review, and efficient and effective recruitment.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Under the general guidance of the Senior Human Resources Officer and the direct supervision of the Human Resources Officer, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities:

Participate in and provide support to WRs and Polio Managers on HR planning as per AFRO Polio strategic plan; work with hiring managers to develop and review HR plans and budgets, and prioritize critical workforce needs;

Perform HR roles related to pre-recruitment, recruitment and selection processes, in line with the harmonized selection policies, leading to timely sourcing, selection and placement of required talent. Initiates transparent and competitive centralized recruitment and selection processes in Stellis (review of job descriptions, provision of input to job classification process, vacancy announcement, longlisting, shortlisting, interviews and step determination); support the onboarding and end of assignment formalities and processes for staff and non-staff. Liaise with county offices, the Global Service Centre, the HR department on all aspects of recruitment, contractual and staffing actions;

Monitor and follow up recruitment process and implementation across the board

Inform staff and supervisors on WHO Staff Rules and Regulations, HR policies and procedures, administration of entitlements, duties, responsibilities, code of conduct and performance management and career development;

Compile and analyze data and use it to generate/provide reports, trends and information required for strategic decision making by managers;

Brief newly recruited staff on employment conditions and entitlements; guide them on their contractual status and attend to all queries related to the onboarding process including organizing orientation sessions;

Perform any other related duties as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: University degree in human resources/personnel management, public or business administration, law or social sciences, or any other related field.

Desirable: Specialised Training in human resources management/Personnel management or industrial relations.

Experience

Essential: At least 2 years of experience in Human Resource management.

Desirable: Experience in HR Operations within the UN System

Skills

Sound knowledge of computer applications. Knowledge of automated personnel systems.

WHO Competencies

Communication

Teamwork

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences

Producing results

Moving forward in a changing environment

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Excellent knowledge of English or French

Desirable: A good working knowledge of the other UN language.

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 48,805 (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 3251 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.

For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int.

WHO is committed to workforce diversity.

WHO’s workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.

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.

Job Description – Communication Officer (2103231)

Communication Officer – (2103231)

Grade: P4

Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 2 years

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Job Posting: Jul 27, 2021, 1:06:02 PM

Closing Date: Sep 15, 2021, 5:59:00 PM

Primary Location: Congo-Brazzaville

Organization: AF/EPR Emergency Preparedness and Response

Schedule: Full-time

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings.

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

The mission of WHO’s Emergency Preparedness & Response (EPR) Cluster is to build the capacity of Member States to manage health emergency risks and, when national capacities are overwhelmed, to lead and coordinate the international health response to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to affected populations. Within EPR, the Strategic Support Unit brings together into a single management framework all back-office functions that support the operations, governance and external relations aspects of the EPR Cluster. The operations, governance and external relations team work together and collaborate with colleagues across the EPR Cluster and beyond to contribute to the delivery of the vision/goals of the EPR Cluster

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Within the framework of the delegated authority, the incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities:Develop, propose, implement and evaluate proactive coherent regional communications strategies to promote and advocate to increase the awareness of the Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) goals, work and achievements.Provide expertise on effective media strategies and implement proactive communications with media building long-term relationships in close coordination with WHE EXR in HQ. Systematically ensure awareness coverage of WHE work and achievements, developing and disseminating technical and non-technical articles and success stories and drafting responses to articles as relevant.Coordinate media events, information briefings and other international events. During graded emergencies, liaise with communications project manager to strategically disseminate information, in coordination with WHE/ HQ.Provide guidance and support to Regional and Country Offices teams in building communications capacity, developing communication strategies and ensuring their implementation.Provide support to resource mobilization efforts through research and message development.Promote multi-disciplinary and cross-cutting approaches and activities to facilitate full participation within and outside WHO/WHE and key partners.Perform other related responsibilities, including replacing and/or backstopping.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: Master’s degree in journalism, communications, international relations, political or social science, or related field from a recognized university.

Desirable: Studies or degree in public health. Experience in film or video production

Experience

Essential: At least 7 years’ experience as a journalist, including television, radio and/or print, at national or international level, or spokesperson in a large non-governmental or international organization involving information and communications projects and/or strategies on health subjects. Experience in planning, implementing and evaluating information and communications projects/strategies, speech or campaign writing, elaboration of brochures, pamphlets and documentaries (written, film or others).

Desirable: Experience in developing escalation protocols for managing communication crises. Knowledge or understanding of WHO mandate and goals

Skills

Demonstrated writing and editing skills, with an ability to communicate effectively. Capacity to motivate others and work under pressure while producing results. Knowledge or sound understanding of the impact of health emergencies on social and economic development, and their burden on populations. Ability to “think out of the box” and to make innovative proposals as related to communications. Knowledge or skills in visual design, website development. Proven ability to communicate and write in a clear and concise manner where all reports, stories, etc. exhibit structure, ideas and correctness. Excellent interpersonal skills, discretion, tact and diplomacy.

WHO Competencies

Teamwork

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences

Communication

Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond

Moving forward in a changing environment

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English.

Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.

The above language requirements are interchangeable.

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 74,913 (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 4064 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.

For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int.

WHO is committed to workforce diversity.

WHO’s workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.

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.

Job Description – External Relations/Resource Mobilization (EXR) Officer (2103440)

External Relations/Resource Mobilization (EXR) Officer – (2103440)

Grade: P4

Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 2 years

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Job Posting: Jul 27, 2021, 1:04:06 PM

Closing Date: Sep 15, 2021, 5:59:00 PM

Primary Location: Congo-Brazzaville

Organization: AF/EPR Emergency Preparedness and Response

Schedule: Full-time

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings.

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

The mission of WHO’s Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) Programme is to build the capacity of Member States to manage health emergency risks and, when national capacities are overwhelmed, to lead and coordinate the international, regional and national health response to contain outbreaks and to provide effective relief and recovery to affected populations. The WHO AFRO Programme External Relations & Resource Mobilization Officer is responsible for strengthening sustainable financing and partner relations for the Programme. This includes devising and managing the implementation of a resource mobilization strategy for the Programme, strengthening partnerships with donors, and developing key fundraising/advocacy materials, in close collaboration with relevant staff members across the Regional Office and Organization.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

The incumbent is assigned the following responsibilities:- Develop a flexible and innovative resource mobilization strategy and corresponding workplan to ensure sustainable financing for EPR, in close partnership with the WHO AFRO External Relations, Partnerships & Governing bodies (EPG) Unit.- Serve as the primary point of contact managing all day-to-day EPR activities related to resource mobilization – including the analysis of funding gaps, management of existing EPR grants/partnerships and development of new grants/partnerships. – In coordination with relevant technical officers, develop strategic funding proposals, grants and donor agreements. Provide guidance and input on positioning and messaging to staff at the regional and country office level.- In coordination with relevant technical officers, write and/or edit other advocacy/fundraising materials, such as donor briefs, investment cases and concept notes for new potential programmes. – In coordination with the Communications Officer and Communications team, effectively utilize communication products to inform donors about EPR. Encourage donors to fund EPR programmes and, more broadly, the overall health sector response. – Represent EPR at donor coordination meetings and contribute to negotiations for rapid donor agreements.- Maintain project calendars and milestones, analysing information on resource mobilization activities and monitor progress towards targets using various project management databases.- Coordinate with EPG to ensure procurement, logistic, HR and technical staff are respecting reporting deadlines and to ensure activities and expenditures are aligned with the terms and conditions set out in individual donor agreements. – Monitor the implementation of grants received, ensure reporting requirements are met and quality reports submitted to donors on time;- Liaises with EPG to secure the required clearance, includinglegal and financial clearances for proposals and donor agreements before signature. – Proactively research and stay up-to-date on the interests and application requirements of the main donors and other sources of funding for the region. Identify trends, opportunities and risks. Take or encourage action based on research, working collaboratively and opportunistically – especially as new envelopes of funding become available. – Proactively research and build relationships with new partners, in consultation with EPR, EPG, HQ and country-level resource mobilization teams. – Perform any other emergency-specific related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: Master’s degree or equivalent in social sciences, international relations, political sciences, communications, marketing, management, economics accounting, financial management, business or public administration from an accredited/recognized university.

Desirable: –> Specific studies on resource mobilization, communication, studies on development and/or humanitarian work. –> Training and/or experience in donor intelligence, proposal writing ,advocacy, and project management

Experience

Essential: –> At least seven years’ related experience, at the national and international level, in resource mobilization, external relations, advocacy and/or grants management. –> Documented achievements in fundraising activities, including for humanitarian emergency or health outbreak response and recovery activities. –> Proven experience in writing and editing proposals, donor reports and related documents.

Desirable: –> Prior working experience with WHO/UN, health cluster partners or with an international nongovernmental or recognized humanitarian organization.

Skills

Exceptional writing and communication skills with the ability to translate complex ideas to a lay audience.–> Strong interpersonal and organizational skills with a proven track record of creating, facilitating, and strengthening partnership. –> A history of creating innovative funding partnerships.–> Demonstrated success in resource mobilization, including the ability to conceptualize resource mobilization strategies and approaches and achieve consensus with donors and partners.–> Ability to work and produce results under pressure.–> Sound understanding of the impact of emergencies and crises on social and economic development, and its burden on populations.–> Good knowledge of WHO mandate and goals in the emergency incident management context is an asset.–> Experience working in Africa and an understanding of the challenges and opportunities working in a diverse workplace.Desirable–> Experience with graphics design–> Management and mentorship experience

WHO Competencies

Teamwork

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences

Communication

Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond

Moving forward in a changing environment

Use of Language Skills

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

Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of Portuguese.

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 74,913 (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 4064 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.

For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int.

WHO is committed to workforce diversity.

WHO’s workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.

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.

Job Description – Planning and Operations Assistant (2103448)

Planning and Operations Assistant – (2103448)

Grade: G7

Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): Two (2) years

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Job Posting: Jul 23, 2021, 7:50:39 AM

Closing Date: Aug 13, 2021, 5:59:00 PM

Primary Location: Congo-Brazzaville

Organization: AF/PBM – Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring and Evaluation

Schedule: Full-time

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings.

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

To provide support to the African Region in the conceptualisation, development, implementation and reporting of result-based and integrated programme management systems. The PBM Unit leads the regional process for the development of the programme budget and associated work plans; guides and supports all offices in efficient activity and budget implementation; facilitates the Programme Budget allocations; supports performance monitoring and assessment within WHO global review processes; and leads or contributes to programmatic and thematic evaluations at the regional, inter-country and country level.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

–> Proactively verify and control compliance of work plans with costing and budgeting guidance;–> Manage requests for the revision of planning elements and the reprogramming of work plans and their implementation in GSM;–> Assist and support budget centres in adjusting planned costs against budget allocations in the proposed work plans, as well as with revisions to any work plans;–> Provide necessary support to the operational planning process and the management and revision of all work plans; compile budget centres’ submissions related to planning and work plan implementation for analysis in the Unit;–> Package all work plans for Regional Director’s review and approval;–> Provide individual support to Clusters, Inter-country Support Teams and WHO Country Offices throughout the operational planning process;–> Follow up submission of assessment reports by budget centres for Semi Annual Monitoring (SAM), Mid Term Review (MTR) and End of Biennium Assessment (EB) reports;–> Prepare feedback to Budget centres on their submission for SAM, MTR and End-of-biennium assessment.–> Perform other related responsibilities as assigned, including replacing and backstopping for others as required.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: Secondary, technical or commercial school qualification.

Desirable: Diploma level or undergraduate degree in business administration, accounting, budgeting or finance will be an advantage.

Experience

Essential: At least 10 years of experience working in budget management in an ERP environment, and with a developmental organization.

Desirable: At least five years of experience in WHO or another UN agency would be an asset. Working with an Oracle ERP would also be an advantage.

Skills

Ability to plan, organize, coordinate and implement inputs from several sources; Ability to provide financial analytical reports, using appropriate software; to interpret financial rules and regulations; and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people of different national and cultural backgrounds; Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deal with staff at all levels.

WHO Competencies

Teamwork

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences

Communication

Producing results

Moving forward in a changing environment

Use of Language Skills

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

Desirable:The above language requirements are interchangeable.

REMUNERATION

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 14,437,000 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

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.

For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int.

WHO is committed to workforce diversity.

WHO’s workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.

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.

Job Description – Ombudsman (2103489)

Ombudsman – (2103489)

Grade: P5

Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): Two (2) years

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Job Posting: Jul 23, 2021, 3:42:52 AM

Closing Date: Aug 13, 2021, 5:59:00 PM

Primary Location: Congo-Brazzaville

Organization: AF/ORD Office of the Regional Director

Schedule: Full-time

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings.

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

Within his/her region, the RegionalOmbudsman:- Facilitates conflict resolution through informal means, includingmediation, in cases related to a wide range of staff issues and disputes thatmay emerge in the workplace- Monitors trends in support of early detection ofissues of potential significance at institutional level, and advises onappropriate remedial and preventive action.- Supports preventive action,helping individuals, managers, teams and departments avoid preventablemistakes.- Encourages dialogue and facilitates the exchange of informationacross the Region to improve workplace climate and a healthy work environment.-Provides all personnel with the skills and tools to address issues and conflictin a constructive way.- Minimizes risks and serves as an early warning systemthat identifies potential sources of conflict.- Provides a safety net whenformal systems fail or are perceived as inadequate.- Contributes to developingand strengthening a workplace and culture that uphold the values of theOrganization, its ethical and functional integrity, respect for the dignity,diversity and rights of staff, in compliance with the Organization’s rules andregulations and the Code of Conduct for International Civil Servants.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

The RegionalOmbudsman shall:- Hear and advise staff members with problems or grievancesrelating to the terms and conditions of their employment, their workingconditions and/or their relations with colleagues, supervisors or supervisees,with a view to enhancing the overall working environment.- Assist staff facinga problem to reach a fair solution through fact finding, mediation, discussionand involvement of all parties; the Regional Ombudsman will not have decisionmaking authority but will advise and may make recommendations on issuesinvolved to the parties concerned.- Intervene where he/she deems necessary;ensuring that all reasonable steps have been taken through normal channels fordue process, justice and fairness to prevail.- Provide information, guidanceand referral as may be appropriate.- Identify systemic issues, includingtrends, issues and concerns on policies, procedures, overall performance ofduties and responsibilities and work climate, without breaching confidentialityor anonymity.- Provide upward feedback by advising the Regional Director and/orother stakeholders in the region on corrective and preventive action as may beappropriate, in particular as regards those systemic issues.- Advise theinternal justice mechanism of the Region and relevant formal or informalstakeholders in the formulation of solutions and mechanisms for conflictresolution and relevant preventive measures, including mediation, counselingand relevant capacity development activities (e.g. trainings).- Incollaboration with the Ombudsman in HQ, manage/coordinate mediations in his/herregion, if required, by external service providers. The ombudsman in HQ wouldprovide individual support by offering advice, and fostering the exchanges ofpractices and training.- Develop an annual work plan which takes account of theneeds of his/her region and is aligned with the objectives of OMB and theconcerns of the region`s main stakeholders.- Submit to OMB, in the first partof each year, a report covering his/her activities in the region. The report willprovide information on the number of cases and types of issues addressed, theextent to which issues were resolved, as well as general comments on any aspectof the Organization relevant to the functions of the Ombudsman and MediationServices (OMB). This regional report should be an integral part of OMB AnnualReport. – Maintain an active understanding ofprofessional developments in their area of work by continuing professionalmembership of the International Ombudsman Association (IOA), participating, tothe extent possible, in the initiatives of the Network of Ombudsmen from theUnited Nations and Related International Organizations (UNARIO).Ensure regularevaluation of the impact of the Regional Ombudsman through surveys of theperceptions of staff

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: Advanced universitydegree or equivalent in public health, management, administration, socialscience, law, organizational development or related area.

Desirable: Accreditation as aCertified Organizational Ombudsman Practitioner (CO-OP) by the InternationalOmbudsman Association (IOA). Accreditation as a certified mediator. Trainingand/or equivalent experience in the area of alternative dispute resolution ormediation in major business/corporate conflicts.

Experience

Essential: At least ten (10) years of relevant workexperience, including (a) at least five (5) years as amediator/ombudsman/conflict resolution manager or leader or as an expert inconflict resolution and/or in mediation management and (b) at least five (5)years experience in managing projects and staff as well as in planningactivities of various natures with several staff and experts involved.Experience in organizing and conducting staff training and awareness raisingevents in conflict resolution and mediation management.

Desirable: Previous experience of management ininternational, intergovernmental organization, government or national publicinstitutions.

Skills

  1. Demonstrates afull commitment to the mission and values of the Organization by aligning thearea of work with the strategic direction of the Organization. Is fullyconversant with and behaves consistently in accordance with the rules,principles and environment that define the scope and standards of his/herprofessional practice, e.g.(a) UN system, WHO structure, ethical values,administrative rules and regulations, and the Code of Conduct for InternationalCivil Servants.(b) Conforms to the principles of practice of the InternationalOmbudsman Association: accessibility, confidentiality, independence,impartiality, neutrality, reasonableness.2. Has demonstrated experienced andmature professional judgment:(a) In assessing and balancing the respectiveimportance of administrative, personal, technical and communication aspects ofa given conflict situation.(b) In assessing practical conditions and contextwithin which rules and principles have to be applied, e.g. dealing withconfidentiality versus imminent risk of serious harm.3. Leads by exampletowards a culture of learning based on respect. Establishes a culture oflearning, encouraging through one’s own behaviors and initiatives, to keepup-to-date on trends in developments in the field.4. Has excellentleadership and managerial skills and a strong understanding of managementpractices and the functioning of a major international organization. Displays,through leadership and decisions, understanding of political systems andunderlying drivers. 5. Is able to support staff in knowing and managingthemselves, their communication and relations with colleagues better, thusenhancing the working environment and opportunities for improved dialogue andpartnerships across the Organization.6. Has excellent communication skills andability to interact effectively with staff members at all levels. Instills aculture that encourages effective communication in multiculturalenvironments.7. Has extensive experience in the application of principles andtechniques of conflict management and resolution in the workplace, alternativedispute resolution, counseling, coaching and cross cultural awareness.Practical knowledge of organizational development and disciplines related togeneral management, strategic planning, organizational change, and humanresource management. Has experience in negotiation, high level intervention,and extensive organizational development

WHO Competencies

Teamwork

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences

Communication

Producing results

Promoting innovation and organizational learning

Creating an empowering and motivating environment

Use of Language Skills

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

Desirable: Beginners knowledge of Portuguese.

The above language requirements are interchangeable.

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 89,837 (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 4874 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.

For information on WHO’s operations please visit: http://www.who.int.

WHO is committed to workforce diversity.

WHO’s workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.

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.

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Job Description – Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager (2103401)

Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager – (2103401)

Grade: P6

Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment

Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): Two (2) years

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Job Posting: Jul 22, 2021, 6:44:35 AM

Closing Date: Aug 12, 2021, 5:59:00 PM

Primary Location: Congo-Brazzaville

Organization: World Health Organization and Other Entities

Schedule: Full-time

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings.

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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME

The objectives of the Human Resources and Talent Management Unit are to carry out in an efficient and timely manner, for the WHO Regional Office for Africa (AFR) and offices and sub/offices in 47 countries in the African region, all activities related to both strategic and operational workforce planning, staff/management relations, the development, implementation and assessment of integrated talent management strategies and practices that support the achievements of short, medium and long-term objectives as set out in the MTSP and operational work plans.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The purpose of the Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager position is to provide leadership for the Human Resource and Talent Management Function in the African Region, that enables the Organization to optimally plan its workforce (currently approx. 2700 people), to acquire, engage, develop, deploy and retain the talents needed to deliver public health outcomes agreed to and/or expected by Members States and other stakeholders. The incumbent supports managers to build a high-quality and engaged workforce and staff to develop in a highly stimulating and motivating workplace.

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Organizational architect – The Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager will coordinate the organizational development-related activities in the African Region. The incumbent will also act as a key advisor to the Regional Director in developing and implementing his/her vision, long term strategic goals, policies and systems to meet the Region’s current and future staffing needs. Workforce Strategist – The Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager will assist managers in the Regional Office, the Inter-Country Supports Teams, WHO hubs and the WHO Country Offices to translate their business strategies into people strategies and relevant HR actions, in order to build a workforce capable of delivering tangible results related to strategic objectives. Talent Advisor – The Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager will develop and drive recruitment strategies, outreach, talent management programmes, succession plans and standards that ensure a robust selection process. The incumbent will be the source of authoritative advice on recruitment-related functions, represent the Region at inter-agency, international and national meetings as and when appropriate and provide advice on talent acquisition opportunities, practices and policies to managers, staff members, potential candidates, officials from Members States, donors and other external stakeholders. Organizational learning and Performance Catalyst – Through effective communication, mentoring, coaching and staff development, the Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager will build strong partnerships with the Regional Office’s Senior Management, Coordinators of Inter-Country Supports Teams, Hub Managers and WRs and their teams, in order to create a positive attitude to people issues, and to increase organizational capabilities and performances. The incumbent will ensure that the staff performance management system is understood and, fairly, timely and uniformly implemented across the Region. He/she will also lead regional initiatives on staff development and learning strategies and programmes, in conjunction with senior management and counterparts at WHO/HQ, in order to expose staff across the African Region to best thinking and available best practices. HR Services Delivery Owner – In the context of the Global Management System (GSM), the Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager will manage HR operations for the African Region, in collaboration with the Global Service Center. Through the HR teams in the Regional Office and the Country Support Center, the incumbent will plan, direct, assess, monitor and coordinate the provision of HR services (including staff occupational health) to managers and staff across the Region. Compliance Regulator – In the context of a model based on decentralized administrative functions to managers and the use of GSM, the Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager will provide consistent administrative oversight on HR-related issues across the Region, in accordance with the Organization’s Policies, Rules and regulations. The incumbent will also coordinate legal matters related to human resources, in collaboration with the Human Resources and Talent Management Department and the Office of the Legal Counsel at WHO/HQ, and will be responsible for industrial relations. In this regard, he/she will be a partner of the Staff Association. HR Transformation Guide – The Regional Human Resources and Talent Manager will develop and lead the implementation of new approaches, working methods, refined processes and programmes needed to support new ways of working and a paradigm shift that enables the HR team to create efficiency and add real value for business clients and staff.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education

Essential: Advanced university degree in human resources management or industrial relations or public/business administration, or law or other related areas.

Desirable: A highest level academic background (at Ph.D. level) or specialized post-graduate training or professional certification.

Experience

Essential: At least 15 years of relevant and progressive experience in people management issues, including at least 5 years working in managerial position.

Desirable: Relevant experience in developing countries, and experience in working in an HR capacity in the private sector and within the UN System.

Skills

Excellent knowledge of human resources management theories and practices; best approaches in talent management; strong abilities in strategic thinking and formulation of Strategies and Concepts; ability to persuade and influence Business Clients and Staff, and to lead, motivate and empower team members.

Excellent knowledge of human resources management theories and practices; best approaches in talent management; strong abilities in strategic thinking and formulation of Strategies and Concepts; ability to persuade and influence Business Clients and Staff, and to lead, motivate and empower team members.

WHO Competencies

Teamwork

Respecting and Promoting individual and cultural differences

Communication

Moving forward in a changing environment

  1. Promoting innovation and organizational learning

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Excellent knowledge of French or English with a good working knowledge of the other.

Desirable: Knowledge of Portuguese would be an asset.

REMUNERATION

WHO offers staff in the Professional Category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at 96,865 US Dollars (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

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.
  • 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.

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