World Health Organization Jobs 2019

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13 Feb, 2019

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

Country Managemetn Support Units have been established in the organisational structure to provide support for Managers and staff to fully assume their responsibilities in the GSM environment and to ensure compliance with organisational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters and transactions the context of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

Job Description

Job Title: National Operations Officer

Description Of Duties

The incumbent oversees a team performing functions on the basis of the end-to-end process as designed in GSM. He/She coordinates different areas of activities such as Programme Management, Procurement and Inventories Management, Travel and Meetings management, Human Resources Managemetn and Workplan/Award Management; Prepares regular management reports on implementation of WCO workplans including contribution to the preparation of statutory reports and acts as focal point for internal and external audits.

Required Qualifications

Essential: University degreee in Management, Public Administration, Law, Soical Sciences and/or related field or Public Health.
Desirable: Post graduate diploma or professional certificate in project management or related field.



Essential: At least 2 to 5 years of professional experience with an emphasis on programme management, budgeting, Human Resources Management, Procurement and/or Travel.
Desirable: Good knowledge of WHO programme management and end-to-end business processes as designed in the Global Management System; Experience in project management, ideally in the UN System and/or a public health context: Good knowledge of GSM System or similar ERP Systems; Experience with staff training in the use of management information systems.


Good knowledge of WHO Results-Based Management framework and related business processes; knowledge of Oracle projects and Oracle Financials or similar ERP applications and systems; Sound knowledge of the Organisation’s policies and practices as well as project management principles and their application within WHO; Ability to act independently and exercise sound judgement; High level of organisational and analytical ability, combined with good writing and oral and written communication skills; Proven ability to maintain and establish excellent interpersonal working relations and to work with competing priorities under pressure.

WHO Competencies

Producing results
Moving forward in a changing environment
Ensuring the effective use of resources
Driving the Organization’s Position in Health Leadership

Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.
The above language requirements are interchangeable.

Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at GHS 96,423 (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: 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.
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  • 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.

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