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World Health Organization (WHO) Recruitment, 8th October, 2019

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World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: International Consultant – Review the National Human Resources for Health Policy and Development of the National Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2021-2025

Job ID: 1904754
Location: Nigeria
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Individual service contractor
Contract Duration: 30 days
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Objective

  • The 2015 national human resources for health (HRH) policy was developed to provide a framework and guidance for implementation of the 2007 National Health Policy  and 2014 national Health Act  goals towards strengthening HRH in Nigeria
  • Following the review of the National Health Policy in 2015 and the development of the Second National Strategic Health Development Plan (NSHDP II) 2018 – 2022, as well as the outlining of the global strategies for strengthening HRH towards achievement of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), there is a need to review the NHRHSP to reflect the global, regional and national strategies
  • The World Health Organization plans to support the Department of Health Planning, Research and Statistics (DHPRS) of the Federal Ministry if Health Nigeria in reviewing the NHRHSP 2016 – 2020 and align the country’s HRH strategy to the Global Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030, African Regional Framework For The Implementation of The Global Strategy On Human Resources For Health: Workforce 2030, National Health Policy 2015 and NSHDP II, as well as cost the interventions needed to actualize the strategy.

Purpose of the Assignment:

  • The purpose of this assignment is to review the 2015 National Human Resources for Health Policy and develop the National Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2021-2025 that aligns with global, regional and national strategies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and UHC

Specific Tasks
Under the supervision of the HSS cluster Lead and the NPO/HSS-HRH and in close collaboration with the national consultant and the National HRH technical working group (TWG), the consultant is expected to carry out the following tasks:

  • Support the review of the existing National Human Resources for Health Policy
  • Support the conduct of a national HRH situational analysis
  • Support the revision of the National HRH policy
  • Lead the development of the National HRH Strategic Plan 2021 – 2025
  • Facilitate the validation of the National HRH policy and National HRH strategic plan 2021 – 2025

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Advanced University Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or other relevant Degrees.
  • At least 10 years’ demonstrable experience in health workforce policy development, review and planning (strategic and operational)
  • Familiarity with current debates and approaches to Universal Health Coverage and health systems strengthening work within the local, state, national and international arena
  • Extensive Knowledge of Nigeria’s health system
  • Demonstrable ability to provide sound methodological and technical advice and guidance to multiple stakeholders and partners in Nigeria
  • Demonstrable ability to work effectively with government stakeholders at various levels

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: National Consultant – Document the Achievements of HRH Project

Job ID: 1904764
Location: Nigeria
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Individual service contractor
Contract duration: 20 days
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Objective

  • The ‘Enhancing the Ability of Frontline Health Workers to Improve Health in Nigeria (2014-2019)’ is a five-year project funded by the Government of Canada through the Global Affairs Canada (GAC), whose  implementation commenced in 2014
  • The project has an overall goal of improving health status/outcomes of infants, children, women, and men in Bauchi and Cross River States of Nigeria by strengthening their capacities to improve the health worker situation with attention to the specific needs for male and female frontline health workers. It is implemented by World Health Organization (WHO), Population Council (PC) and Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA)
  • The project focused on building stronger and better functioning health systems owned and managed by Bauchi and Cross River States specifically targeted at the frontline health personnel (such as nurses, midwives, CHOs, CHEWs) needed to deliver maternal, newborn and child health care services at the primary care level in Bauchi and Cross River States.

Purpose of the Consultancy

  • The purpose of this consultancy is to document case studies, stories of change and/or success stories on the achievements of the project at national level and in Bauchi and Cross River States and lead the development of the technical content for short videos on the project’s accomplishments.

Specific Tasks

  • Develop an inception report with clear methodology and implementation plan with timelines
  • Undertake field trips to interview selected Federal, State and local government stakeholders, key programme staff of GAC, WHO Nigeria and Population Council, and beneficiaries at various levels
  • Facilitate data/ information collection on achievements of the project in Bauchi and Cross River States and document this evidence as people and institutional – centered case studies, stories of change and/or success stories
  • Lead the development of the technical content for short videos on the project’s accomplishments working closely with World Health Organization Communications team
  • Compile and present the draft case studies, stories of change and success stories as well as technical content of short videos for review by the WCO oversight team
  • Update the draft case studies, stories of change and success stories and short videos based on feedback of the oversight team into final versions and submit.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • University Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Health Promotion, Communications or other relevant Degree
  • Advanced University Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Health Promotion, Communications or other relevant Degree is an asset
  • At least 5 years’ demonstrable experience in health systems strengthening programs, communication, knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation, and policy brief development
  • Extensive experience in developing scripts, briefs, cases studies, stories of change and/or success stories
  • Extensive experience in combining quantitative andqualitative/participatory approaches to evidence generation and documentation
  • Proven conceptual, analytical and writing skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: National Consultant – Assess the Task Shifting/Sharing Implementation

Job ID: 1904760
Locations: Bauchi and Cross River
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Individual service contractor
Contract duration: 30 days
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Objective

  • The ‘Enhancing the Ability of Frontline Health Workers to Improve Health in Nigeria (2014-2019)’ is a five-year project funded by the Government of Canada through the Global Affairs Canada (GAC), whose  implementation commenced in 2014
  • The project has an overall goal of improving health status/outcomes of infants, children, women, and men in Bauchi and Cross River States of Nigeria by strengthening their capacities to improve the health worker situation with attention to the specific needs for male and female frontline health workers
  • It is implemented by World Health Organization (WHO), Population Council (PC) and Global Health Workforce Alliance (GHWA)
  • The project focused on building stronger and better functioning health systems owned and managed by Bauchi and Cross River States specifically targeted at the frontline health personnel (such as nurses, midwives, CHOs, CHEWs) needed to deliver maternal, newborn and child health care services at the primary care level in Bauchi and Cross River States.
  • The project supported the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) to develop/review evidence-based and gender-mainstreamed national HRH policy, HRH Strategic Plan and the task shifting/ sharing policy. Bauchi and Cross River States were also supported to domesticate and implement these documents
  • In enabling the implementation of the Task Shifting/ Sharing (TSS) policy, context-specific priority tasks to be shifted at primary healthcare centres (PHCs) were identified, and frontline health workers trained and mentored accordingly

Purpose of the Assignment

  • The purpose of this assignment is to assess the task shifting/sharing implementation in Bauchi and Cross River State based on the State Task Shifting and Sharing Policies.

Scope of Work

  • Evaluate the relevance, effectiveness, efficiency, impact and sustainability of task shifting and sharing interventions and practices in both states
  • Explore the experiences and perceptions of policy makers, health workers and beneficiaries of task shifting and sharing in urban and rural health facilities
  • Explore factors promoting implementation of task shifting and sharing in the states in rural and urban contexts
  • Examine and document person-centred case studies, stories of change, success stories and best practices resulting from implementation of task shifting and sharing in both states.

Specific Tasks

  • Develop a detailed protocol for the assessment including data collection tools
  • Undertake field trips to states to collect needed data from mapped stakeholders and beneficiaries at various levels
  • Develop State -specific technical reports on methodology and findings including person-centred case studies, stories of change, success stories and best practices resulting from implementation of task shifting and sharing, and recommendations for policy, planning and sustainability
  • Conduct State-level validation events

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • University Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or other relevant Degrees
  • At least 5 years demonstrable experience in health systems strengthening program design, implementation and research
  • Extensive experience of combining quantitative and qualitative/participatory approaches to research and analyzing findings
  • Proven conceptual, analytical, research and writing skills.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: National Consultant – Review of the Human Resources for Health Policies and Development of Human Resources for Health Strategic Plans 2021-2025

Job ID: 1904767
Location: Nigeria
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Individual service contractor
Contract Duration: 60 days
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Objective

  • The national human resources for health (HRH) policy 2015 was developed to provide a framework and guidance for implementation of the National Health Policy 2007 and National Health Act 2014 goals towards strengthening HRH in Nigeria
  • The goal of the policy is to develop and maintain a health workforce that is appropriately sized, structured, skilled, well balanced, distributed, resourced, committed and performing efficiently and effectively in order to provide all Nigerians with equal access to a minimum health care package.

Purpose of the Assignment:

  • The purpose of this assignment is to review the Human Resources for Health Policy and develop the Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2021-2025 that aligns with global, regional and national strategies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and UHC.

Specific Tasks

  • Review the National HRH Policy
  • Lead conduct of a National HRH situation analysis
  • Lead conduct of a HRH situation analysis in Bauchi and Cross River States
  • Lead the review the National HRH policy and the Bauchi and Cross River State HRH Policies
  • Support the revision of the National HRH policy and lead the revision of the Bauchi and Cross River State HRH Policies
  • Support the development of  the  National HRH Strategic Plan 2021 – 2025
  • Develop the Bauchi and Cross River State HRH Strategic Plans 2021 – 2015
  • Contribute in the preparation and facilitation of the validation workshops.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • University Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Human Resource Management or other relevant Degrees
  • Advanced University Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Human Resource Management or other relevant degree is an asset
  • At least 5 years demonstrable experience in health workforce policy development, review and strategic and operational planning
  • Familiarity with current debates and approaches to Universal Health Coverage and health workforce strengthening work within the local, state, national and international arena.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: National Consultant – Support the Costing and Validation of Human Resources for Health Strategic Plans

Job ID: 1904751
Location: Abuja
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Individual service contractor
Contract Duration: 30 days
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Objective

  • The “Enhancing the Ability of Frontline Health Workers to Improve Health In Nigeria” project funded by Global Affairs Canada is in the process of plans to support the Department of Health Planning, Research and Statistics (DHPRS) of the Federal Ministry if Health Nigeria in reviewing the NHRHSP 2016 – 2020 and align the country’s HRH strategy to the Global Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030, African Regional Framework For The Implementation Of The Global Strategy On Human Resources For Health: Workforce 2030, National Health Policy 2015 and NSHDP II, as well as cost the interventions needed to actualize the strategy
  • Further support is being  provided to Bauchi and Cross River States to also review their HRH policies, develop HRH strategic plans and cost the interventions needed to actualize the strategic plans.
  • The purpose of this consultancy is to support the costing and validation of the HRH strategic plans for national and Bauchi and Cross River States.

Specific Tasks

  • Inception report with clear methodology for the assignment
  • Costing of the NHRHSP 2020 – 2025, Bauchi State Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025 and Cross River State Human Resources for Health Strategic Plan 2020 -2025
  • Validation of the costed plans
  • Finalize post-validated versions of all costed documents.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • University Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or other relevant Degrees
  • Advanced University Degree in Public Health, Global Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics or other relevant degree is an asset
  • At least 5 years’ demonstrable experience in health policy and strategy costing at International, national and state levels using the One Health Tool
  • Familiarity with current debates and approaches to Universal Health Coverage and health systems strengthening work within the local, state, national and international arena
  • Extensive Knowledge of Nigeria’s health system
  • Demonstrable ability to provide sound methodological and technical advice and guidance to multiple stakeholders and partners in Nigeria
  • Demonstrable ability to work effectively with government stakeholders at various levels.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Relief Driver (Roaster)

Job ID: 1902693
Location: Abuja
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract Duration: NA
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: On Call

Objectives of the Programme

  • Country Management Support Units (CSUs) 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 organizational policies, procedures, rules and regulations on all administrative and financial matters and transactions in the context of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.

Description of Duties

  • Under the direct supervision of the Operations Officer, the incumbent performs the following duties :–
  • Drives office vehicles for transportation of authorized personnel specifically for field surveillance missions-
  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.,
  • Performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs, regular servicing and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean;- Logs official trips, daily mileage, gas consumptions, oil changes, greasing, etc.;-
  • Ensures that the steps required by the rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in accident;- Performs other duties as required.

Required Qualifications
Education:

  • Essential: At least Junior Secondary School Education and a valid Driver’s license.

Experience

  • Essential: At least two years driving experience as a driver and a safe driving record.
  • Desirable: UN experience would be an advantage.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations of the country and skills in minor vehicle repair;
  • Ability to read, write and understand instructions in the working language and
  • An ability of writing a concise and faithful report of the accidents.

WHO Competencies

  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Knowing and managing yourself
  • Use of Language Skills
  • Essential: Intermediate knowledge of English.

Deadline: 10:59:00pm; 15th October, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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