World Health Organization (WHO) Job Recruitment (2 positions)

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WHO Job Recruitment 2 Available Positions

World Health Organization Job Recruitment is ongoing. The World Heath Organization has opened its portal for applicants who will like to work in the World Health Organization (WHO). The company is recruiting applicants for the offices of a Cluster Consultant and Data Manager. Interested Applicants should carefully read this article for easy understanding on how to proceed the application

World Health Organization Job Recruitment

Who we are

The World Health Organization (WHO) started when our Constitution came into force on 7 April 1948, a date which is now celebrated every year as World Health Day. WHO are now more than 7000 people from over 150 countries working in 150 country offices in 6 regional offices and also at their headquarters in Geneva.


Job Positions in World Health Organization

1)         Cluster Consultant – Kebbi State – (1903172)

Grade: NO-B
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract Duration: 6 Months
Job Posting: Jul 1, 2019, 9:38:30 AM
Closing Date: Jul 15, 2019, 10:59:00 PM
Primary Location: Nigeria
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
 Schedule: Full-time



The purpose of this positions is to organize WHO technical, programmatic and managerial activities targeted at supporting the Government of Nigeria to:

  • Achieve and maintain a very high population immunity against polioviruses through high quality SIAs and routine immunization
  • Achieve recommended surveillance performance indicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted in Nigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy.



Under the general technical guidance of the IVE Cluster Leader, the Cluster Coordinator will work under the day-to-day supervision of the WHO State Coordinator and the lapse of the Zonal Coordinator, and will perform the functions as follows:

SIA Planning, Implementation and Monitorin

  • Preparation of high and quality SIA High Risk Operational Plans (HROP) and monitoring the implementation of these plans, including through pre-implementation SIA dashboard.
  • Implementation of micro-planning with attention to all components included in the 2013 NPEEP.
  • Implementation of high quality training of all cadres involved in SIAs including independent monitors
  • Control and supervise SIA implementation, day-to-day review meetings in highest risk areas and timely submission of daily implementation SIA dashboard.
  • Ensure high and quality Independent monitoring and timely use of data for proper action.
  • Monitoring and document implementation of PEI accountability framework
  • Support the review of each SIA using the endorsed data and tools (LQAs, EIM, Tally Sheet Analysis…. etc.) and preparing a feedback to all key stake-holders.
  • AFP Surveillance Planning, implementation and monitoring
  • Prepare AFP Surveillance work-plans for all Local Government Areas in the cluster
  • Encouraging active surveillance visits targeting major hospitals and priority sites.
  • Implementing supportive supervision and capacity building for DSNOs, clinicians/health workers and community surveillance focal points (TBAs, traditional healers….).
  • Conduct monthly review of (a) implementation of AFP surveillance work-plans (b) AFP surveillance performance in all LGAs in the cluster.
  • Plan and implement of high quality investigation of any confirmed polio case
  • Ensuring timely updating of Reaching Every Ward (REW) micro-plans of all LGAs in the cluster.
  • Conducting weekly checking of Routine Immunization sessions (fixed and outreach)
  • Conduct supportive administration and training of Health workers in Routine Immunization.
  • Supporting activities as well as improving Routine Immunization Data Quality, including DQS.
  • Monitoring the implementation of priority activities aimed at smooth introduction of new vaccines.
  • Conducting monthly review of implementation of REW micro-plans and RI performance with particular attention to indicators included in the Routine Immunization Accountability Framework.
  • Support capacity building and mentorship of subordinates (LGA Facilitators, Field Volunteers) including through preparation of weekly work-plans and reports.
  • Conducting sponsorship to promote stake-holder ownership and participation in immunization activities
  • Strengthening partnership with Government officials, Traditional Leaders, Civil Society, Religious Leaders, Women’s Groups, Professional Associations, Civil Society… etc.
  • Provideing any support as requested by WHO State Coordinator.
  • Support surveillance of other VPDs and priority diseases within the national IDSR Strategy
  • Routine Immunization planning and monitoring
  • Cross Cutting Tasks
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Qualifications World Health Organization Job Recruitment

The following qualifications are needed for the position of a Cluster Consultant

  • Must have a university degree, in one of the following: Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health.
  • Must have a Post-graduate degree in Public Health, in Epidemiology or other related public health fields


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in EPI/PEI activities in similar roles in an organization concerned with public health management.
  • Previous working experience with international nongovernmental organization (INGOs), WHO/UN, health clusters partners, recognized humanitarian organizations.

Use of language skills

Advanced level spoken and written English.

Understanding local languages




2)         Data Manager – (1902942)

Go through the procedures and requirements on how to apply for the office of a Data Manager in the World Health Organization.

Grade: NO-A
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration 12 Months
Job Posting Jun 18, 2019, 4:20:03 PM
Closing Date: Jul 2, 2019, 10:59:00 PM
Primary Location Nigeria-Bauchi
Organization AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule Full-time

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

Required Qualifications for Data Manager


  • Interested applicants must possess a Bachelor degree (BSc) in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Management and relatedfield; preferably supplemented by a certificate in GIS
  • Must have a Field Epidemiology Training Program or Master University Degree in epidemiology, statistics, database management or public health from an accredited/recognized institute


  • Interested applicants must have a minimum of 2 years experience in data management and ICT in an international organization, NGO, government agencies or any other reputable organization
  • Previous humanitarian working experience at field level with WHO, other UN agencies, health cluster partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international non-governmental organization with expertise in disaster and outbreak response
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  • Applicants must have a full knowledge of data management/ICT skill; Strong analytical skill

WHO Competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources

Use of Language Skills

  • Applicants must have an excellent knowledge of English.


Remuneration includes an annual base salary beginning at NGN 12,579,841 (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.

The screening may come in form of a written test.

Requirements for World Health Organization Job Recruitment Screening Exercise 

You will be required to provide the following for the interview process.

a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only acknowledges higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED),

an updated list by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through this link: Some professional certificates might not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.

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