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New Job at World Health Organization (WHO), Programme Assistant | Deadline: 05th December, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancies at World Health Organization (WHO) 2019
AJIRA MPYA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019

Position: Programme Assistant-G.05_SSA_Dodoma – (1905216)
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract duration: N/A
Job Posting: Nov 13, 2019, 1:29:28 PM
Closing Date: Dec 5, 2019, 1:59:00 AM
Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of-Dar-es-Salaam
Organization: AF_TZA Tanzania
Schedule: Full-time
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Purpose of the Position
As Administrative Assistant at the hub office, the incumbent will coordinate administrative support services in the field office and ensure the adequate administrative services at the hub.
Job Description
Objectives of the Programme and the immediate Strategic Objectives
Country Management Support Units (CSU) 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.
Organizational context (Describe the individual role of the incumbent within the team, the guidance and supervision received and training or briefing provided to others)
The incumbent works on the basis of general instructions, own experience and precedents, following WHO or Administrative specific procedures and practices, rules and regulations, to ensure smooth work flow in the team/department. The incumbent is encouraged to seek guidance for unusual issues. Most of the work is controlled for correctness and appropriateness by the incumbent. Work is reviewed on an ad hoc basis by supervisors for meeting expectations and overall quality; correspondence is signed or cleared by originator. The incumbent is relied upon to brief colleagues on WHO CO specific administrative procedures and practices.
Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives)
  • Assist to provide a proper control of the supporting documents for payments and financial reports; compilation of returns on funds disbursed to the regional health bureau.
  • Facilitate with follow-up of Direct Financing Corporation (DFC) returns due from the regional health Bureau.
  • Facilitate processing of financial transactions and follow liquidation as appropriate. Compile support documentation of disbursements done through Direct Implementations (DI) Purchase orders and submit to central office.
  • Assists with coordination of procurement of goods and services for regional office in liaison with the central Logistics unit. Compiles requests for the procurement of goods and services; acknowledge receipt of goods and services.
  • Drafts correspondence on own initiative or based on instructions; or redirecting them as appropriate, drawing the attention of the supervisor or other staff concerned.
  • Ensures proper administration of physical facilities and office arrangement for team members including office equipment, furniture and supplies for WHO office at the region.
  • Facilitate regional office staff members in utilizing their leave days. Monitor leave applications for Special service agreement contractors and share the information with central unit.
  • Provides admin support to the team members including processing of correspondences; requisition of office supplies and inventory; Maintaining a filing system.
  • Assists in the Regional (Hub) Office with logistical arrangements as necessary (i.e. hotel booking, accommodation, travel, transport, per-diem payment to external participants etc.)
  • Maintains a database including contact information of counterparts, resource persons and supervisors from the regions.
  • Provides administrative support to the Regional technical staff team, including arranging appointments and maintaining schedule, receiving visitors, placing and screening telephone calls and answering queries related
  • Liaises with ICT central unit to facilitate the regional staff on their ICT requirements.
  • Perform other related duties as required or instructed, including providing support to other areas of work.
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Recruitment Profile
Competencies : Generic
Describe the core, management and leadership competencies required – See WHO competency model – list in order of priority, commencing with the most important ones
Knowing and managing yourself
Producing results
Fosters integration and team work
Moving forward in a changing environment

Functional Knowledge and Skills: –
*Describe the essential knowledge and the skills specific to the position.
The incumbent maintains and updates proficiency in the use of modern office technology through of in-house courses, on-the-job training or self-training. He/she keeps abreast of changes in procedures and practices, rules and regulations, organizational structure, in the department, the cluster and WHO, to be able to brief others and explain procedures.

Educational Qualifications
Essential: –
Completion of secondary school education or equivalent technical or commercial education
Desirable: – Training in Accounting, Administration and/or in Management field is desirable

Recommended:  

Experience
Essential: – 5-7 years of relevant experience
Desirable: – Experience in administrative support positions in WHO or another UN agency an asset. Experience in Oracle-based or other ERP systems an asset

Languages

English: Read: Expert Knowledge
Write: Expert Knowledge
Speak: Expert Knowledge
Swahili: Read: Expert Knowledge
Write: Expert Knowledge
Speak: Expert Knowledge

Other Considerations (e.g. Physical Workplace Condition, if other than normal office environment; IT Skills; etc.) Work requires the use of word processing or other software packages, and standard office equipment. Formal or self-training in the use of standard office software. Training in Oracle-based or other ERP systems an asset. Work requires the use of word processing facilities to create, edit, format and print correspondence and documents; spreadsheet and visual presentation software; extensive use of e-mail and scheduling software to improve communications both internally and externally, Oracle/GSM for administrative matters.

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PLACE OF ASSIGNMENT

The Programme Assistant will be stationed in Dodoma Region, Tanzania.
TIMELINE AND REPORTING
Duration
The contract will be for six (06) months
Salary
Grade: GS.05(01)- payable on monthly bases.

New Jobs Dodoma and DSM at WHO, Risk Communication & Community Engagement Officers | Deadline: 04th Dec. 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancies at World Health Organization (WHO) 2019
AJIRA MPYA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019

Job Title: Risk Communication & Community Engagement Officers-SSA (Dodoma and Dar es Salaam) – (1905211)
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract duration: N/A
Job Posting: Nov 12, 2019, 1:07:47 PM
Closing Date: Dec 4, 2019, 1:59:00 AM
Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of-Dar-es-Salaam
Organization: AF_TZA Tanzania
Schedule: Full-time
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Background
In the context of the WHO Health Emergencies Incident Management System (IMS), at the country level, the incumbent will provide technical, operational and coordination support on all aspects related to community engagement; ensure that community engagement is considered and planned throughout all phases of the incident management cycle and integrated within the risk management and risk mitigation procedures.
The incumbent, technical focal point for community engagement, will report directly to the Health Operations Team Lead, under the overall guidance of the Incident Manager and Head, WHO Country Office. S/he will work closely with the relevant technical teams, ensuring that a) sociocultural factors are addressed in the formulation of public health interventions and b) frontline response staff with significant community interaction are prepared to engage effectively with affected and/or at-risk communities. S/he will work closely with the Risk Communication Officer and the Communication Officer in the WHO Country Office (WCO) to inform the design and implementation of risk communication strategies, tactics and messaging. The incumbent has first line responsibility for adapting and implementing community engagement strategies as well as ensuring that national authorities have access to best available guidance on participatory approaches/methodologies relevant to the context, which build on existing national and local expertise and knowledge. The incumbent will identify and support national authorities to coordinate with key stakeholders and partners working at the community level to ensure that the community engagement and social mobilization strategies are technically and operationally aligned with public health measures, and that service delivery and quality issues are fed back into technical and operational decision-making. The incumbent will also work closely with districts to strengthen Risk communication by health workers, VHTs, district leaders and community leaders and other volunteers. S/he will work closely with community leaders, traditional healers and religious leaders to strengthen risk communication at community level.

Scope and Methodology
Under the general guidance and supervision of the IM and general guidance of the WHE NPO, the incumbent will perform the following:
Summary of Assigned Duties:
  • Provide technical and operational support to overall Health Education/Health Promotion activities in strengthening and mainstreaming community engagement and social mobilization strategies from the service delivery side; aligning with technical and operational priorities and objectives; and delivering through existing national and local structures.
  • Ensure community engagement and social mobilization strategies and implementation plans are evidence-based, coordinated, and well executed, drawing upon anthropology and related behavioural and social sciences so that community concerns, sociocultural beliefs and practices impacting public health interventions are addressed.
  • Work closely with technical teams to assess the integration and effectiveness of community engagement practices within technical SOPs according to the context e.g. surveillance, clinical care, vector control, etc. Identify strengths, weaknesses and gaps; design interventions to address weakness and gaps e.g. training/capacity building, supervision, tools, etc.
  • Collaborate with partners to ensure appropriate monitoring and evaluation tools and mechanisms for community engagement and social mobilization are in place at the national and subnational level and ensure the findings are integrated into technical and operational decision-making.
  • Contribute to building the national capacity through needs identification, development, operationalization and implementation of a capacity building and training plan.
  • Ensure that there is strong linkage and communication between the risk communication group and the other working groups including case management, surveillance, logistics, research and development and coordination
  • Provide regular feedback to the incident management team, national authorities and partners on the adaptation of response strategies for effective and feasible community engagement in affected areas.
  • Where necessary, conduct formative research, and/or liaise with stakeholders/partners conducting sociocultural research.
  • Perform any other incident-specific related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.
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Technical Supervision
Objectives of the Review

The mission of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinator international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies.

2. Specific Requirements
LANGUAGE:
Essential:
Excellent knowledge of the English.
Desirable: Working knowledge of Swahili, Knowledge of French or other UN language.

EDUCATION:
Essential:
University degree in health promotion/health education, development, sociology, or medical anthropology from an accredited/recognized institute.
Desirable: Advanced University degree in Public Health. Specialized training in participatory approaches, strategic communication planning, social mobilization, participatory research, training and impact evaluation of community engagement/social mobilization interventions.

Experience:
Essential:
At least two years of relevant experience in applying multidisciplinary approaches in health promotion, community engagement and social mobilization programmes. Experience in emergency and/or health outbreak context. Proven experience in the application of participatory models of engagement in the health context and the ability to adapt and innovate in emergency situations.

Desirable: Experience in operational research in social sciences. Prior humanitarian working experience at field level, with WHO/UN, health cluster partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent communication skills: the ability to clearly present ideas and concepts both orally and written.
  • Knowledge and understanding of public health approaches related to: community engagement; social mobilization; an understanding of emergency response; ability to coordinate multidisciplinary and technical inputs into designing community engagement strategies and plans.
  • Strong strategic planning and organizational skills: ability to generate, analyse and appropriately apply findings from qualitative research to planning and project design; the ability to work effectively in multidisciplinary and multicultural environment with tact and diplomacy; an ability to meet tight deadlines; an ability to efficiently and effectively coordinate activities and tasks to meet specific objectives.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: the ability to build relationships and work with stakeholders and partners

WHO Competencies REQUIRED
Building and promoting partnerships across the Organization and beyond
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Teamwork.
Communication.
Other Skills (e.g. IT):
Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Knowledge of office software applications

PLACE OF ASSIGNMENT
The Risk Communication & Community Engagement officers will be stationed in Dodoma Region, Tanzania.

3. TIMELINE AND REPORTING
Duration

The contract will be for six (06) months
Salary
Grade: NOB – 01 with amount of: TZS 8,476,250/– payable on monthly bases.

New Job at World Health Organization (WHO), Surveillance Officer | Deadline: 04th December, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancies at World Health Organization (WHO) 2019
AJIRA MPYA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019

Job Title: Surveillance Officer – SSA-NOB, Dodoma – (1905209)
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract duration: N/A
Job Posting: Nov 12, 2019, 12:18:15 PM
Closing Date: Dec 4, 2019, 1:59:00 AM
Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of-Dar-es-Salaam
Organization: AF_TZA Tanzania
Schedule: Full-time
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Background
In the context of the WHO Health Emergencies incident management system, at the country level, the incumbent will coordinate and implement technical activities directed towards surveillance of outbreaks and health emergencies, scale up the implementation of evidence-based interventions, facilitate policy and decision-making processes through improved health information coverage, analysis and quality throughout the full cycle of the incident.
In the country of assignment, reporting to the Team Lead, and based on priorities set by the Incident Manager and the WHO Head of Country Office, and working closely with counterparts at the respective regional office and HQ, the incumbent will act as the technical expert for the surveillance programme. S/he will provide technical oversight for the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of public health policies and programmes pertaining to surveillance of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases particularly those with epidemic and pandemic potentials. The incumbent will work in close collaboration with relevant technical officers at the level and subnational levels.
Scope and Methodology
Under the general guidance and supervision of the IM and general guidance of the WHE NPO, the incumbent will perform the following:
Summary of Assigned Duties:
  • Co-develop the guidelines, tools and indicators for effective disease surveillance at the subnational and community levels.
  • Coordinate and manage surveillance technical activities and programs, within the context of the outbreak and health emergencies programme at the country level.
  • Facilitate the implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR) including participation in the process of verification and risk assessment on reported public health events.
  • Strengthen the capacities of surveillance teams for the effective and sustained surveillance of epidemic prone diseases through training courses on field investigation, detection, data management, and rapid response to epidemics and health outbreaks.
  • Conduct, in collaboration with other team members and PHEOC Manager, real-time analysis of outbreak intelligence data, from a broad range of sources including non-health sectors, for epidemic forecasting and detection.
  • Promote the effective coordination for rapid assessment, surveillance and response activities for epidemic-prone diseases in consultation with Country Office, Regional Office and HQ as well as local, regional and national health entities and other international health partners including UN agencies and NGOs.
  • Provide technical guidance for the management of a unified information system to ensure availability of core data country files and other information on related technical areas such as: case incidence; case management surveillance data; laboratory surveillance data; contact tracing, etc.;
  • Analyze, systematize, and disseminate scientific and evidence-based technical information and knowledge; support the development of the WHO Situation Reports, other related regular and ad-hoc surveillance reports.
  • Undertake regular field supervision visits to assess and evaluate the implementation of surveillance activities, identify gaps and recommend corrective actions based on key performance indicators.
  • Perform any other incident-specific related duties, as required by the functional supervisor
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Technical Supervision
Objectives of the Review
The mission of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinator international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies.

1. Specific Requirements
LANGUAGE:
Essential:
Excellent knowledge of the English.
Desirable: Working knowledge of Swahili, Knowledge of French or other UN language.

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EDUCATION:
Essential:
First level university degree in epidemiology, statistics, database management, medicine or nursing from an accredited/recognized institute
Desirable: Advanced university degree in quantitative epidemiology, public health or health related field. Specialized training in communicable diseases.

Experience:
Essential:
At least two years’ related experience in quantitative epidemiology and the implementation of public health surveillance, outbreak investigation and response in humanitarian settings.
Desirable: Prior humanitarian working experience at field level with WHO, other UN agencies, health cluster partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization with expertise in disaster and outbreak response.

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

Demonstrated knowledge of surveillance and monitoring systems as related to emergency response relief operations, complemented by skills in the field of epidemiological or statistical data collection, assessment, analysis and the evaluation and monitoring in a public health context.

  • Proven ability to multitask across various planning and implementation processes within a highly demanding environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge, competency and professional skills on the public health aspects of infectious disease control, epidemic and pandemic preparedness and response with particular attention to application of an all hazard approach in the context of the International Health Regulations and the use of event based and indicator-based surveillance, as well as descriptive epidemiology and principles of public health in communicable disease surveillance and response.

WHO Competencies REQUIRED

  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Producing results
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Teamwork
  • Communication
  • Other Skills (e.g. IT):
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Working knowledge of online data collection applications, statistical analysis packages (Stata, SPSS, etc).
  • Working knowledge of GIS mapping software (or similar) would be an asset

PLACE OF ASSIGNMENT
The Surveillance officer will be stationed in Dodoma Region, Tanzania.

2. TIMELINE AND REPORTING
Duration

The contract will be for six (06) months
Salary
Grade: NOB – 01 with amount of: TZS 8,476,250/- payable on monthly bases.

New International Jobs at World Health Organization (WHO), Health Policy Planning Coordinators | Deadline: 30th November, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancies at World Health Organization (WHO) 2019
AJIRA MPYA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019

Position: Health Policy Planning Coordinator (Roster: Botswana, Eritrea, eSwatini, Gambia, Ghana, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe) – (1905039)
Grade: P4
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract duration: Two (2) years
Job Posting: Nov 8, 2019, 7:14:43 PM
Closing Date: Nov 30, 2019, 1:59:00 AM
Primary Location: Botswana-Gaborone
Other Locations: Lesotho-Maseru, Ethiopia-Addis Ababa, Malawi-Lilongwe, Zimbabwe-Harare, Gambia-Banjul, Uganda-Kampala
Organization: AF/HSS Health Systems and Services
Schedule: Full-time
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OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
A key purpose of the WHO Health System Strengthening Framework for Action is to promote a common understanding of what a health system is and what constitutes health systems strengthening. It also provides a basis to support countries in scaling up health systems and services: addressing bottlenecks in a collaborative, coordinated way, driven by desired health outcomes, to achieve sustainable system-wide effects. To be most effective, this process must be country-led, based on priorities set out in comprehensive national health plans.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
At the country level, the incumbent will support building resilient health systems based on primary health care, supporting universal health coverage. The work encompasses the following areas: health system strengthening including financial protection and governance for social and human rights; organization of health services with focus on people-centred and integrated health care along the life time continuum of care; strengthening of procurement and supply of pharmaceutical and other health commodities; health workforce, capacity-building and skills strengthening for health.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
The incumbent is assigned all or part of the following responsibilities which are performed according to the needs and agenda:
1. Provide technical guidance and support in the development and implementation of robust national health policies, programmes and plans.
2. Advise and collaborate on the development, implementation, and evaluation of technical cooperation programmes in the areas of health governance, health policy and systems development, health services organization and management supporting universal health coverage.
3. Support high level advocacy for increased investment and multi-sectoral action for health
4. Support the establishment of standards for the design, organization and functional health programming and operation of health systems based on primary health care, supporting universal health coverage, integrated health and pharmaceutical services networks including hospitals, integrated reproductive maternal, newborn and child health, public health infrastructure and services.
5. Provide technical assistance to Member States to design an essential health service package, taking into consideration the social and cultural aspects for the effective use and access to services.
6. Ensure continuity of care at emergencies particularly for people with chronic disorders, pregnant mothers, children under five years’ morbidities and disabilities, etc. and provide measures to strengthen referral channels.
7. Contribute to the identification and targeting of health inequities and the inclusion of vulnerable groups to ensure equitable access to quality health services.
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8. Contribute to the development, planning, and training of human resources in health aimed at increasing the efficiency, effectiveness and quality of the workforce; organize, conduct, or facilitate capacity-building activities.
9. Coordinate the planning and implementation of the technical activities pertaining to quality of care and the health services infrastructure (nursing, pharmacy, laboratory, medicines, vaccines, and medical diagnostic and therapeutic devices, health information system including vital statistics and medical record keeping) and priority programmes based on the needs of affected populations.
10. Disseminate up-to-date knowledge and findings in the various areas of specialization; advise on the introduction and transfer of experiences and technologies through capacity-building processes.
11. Support the development and consolidation of the health information system to assist in the decision-making processes; provide information on the health situation, status and trends pertaining to the effective and efficient management of health services.
12. Cooperate with internal team members, national authorities, international cooperation agencies, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations, and other relevant stakeholders, in order to develop alliances and networks that promote access to quality primary care services for the affected population.
13. Provides leadership and guidance to the Health Systems team, ensuring that activities are carried out in a highly professional and timely manner, where needed.
14. Perform any other incident-specific related duties, as required by the functional supervisor.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Education

Essential: An advanced university degree (Master’s level or above) in public health, health systems/services administration, health management or health related field from an accredited/recognized institute.
Desirable: Post-graduate qualification in policy analysis

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Experience:
Essential:
At least seven years of progressive and related experience, at the national and international levels, in areas related to health policy, planning and management, health systems recovery and development, health services delivery in emergencies, extension of health care services to underserved populations/areas, and developing strategies to overcome barriers to accessing health care services, including essential medicines.

Desirable: Prior humanitarian working experience at field level with WHO, other UN agency, health cluster partners; recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization with expertise in disaster and health emergencies response.

Skills and Knowledge
1. Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
2. Working knowledge of online data collection applications, statistical analysis packages (Stata, SPSS, etc.).
3. Working knowledge of supply forecasting and inventory control systems for medical supplies.

WHO Competencies

1. Creating an empowering and motivating environment
2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
3. Ensuring the effective use of resources
4. Teamwork
5. Communication

Use of Language Skills
Essential: Excellent knowledge of English.
Desirable: Working knowledge of French.

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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 72,637 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.
· 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.
· 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.

New Job at World Health Organization (WHO), Finance Assistant | Deadline: 29th November, 2019

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Jobs in Tanzania 2019: New Job Vacancies at World Health Organization (WHO) 2019
AJIRA MPYA TANZANIA 2019 / NAFASI ZA KAZI 2019

Position: Finance Assistant, (Special Services Agreement) – (1905202)
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract duration: N/A
Job Posting: Nov 8, 2019, 10:49:50 AM
Closing Date: Nov 29, 2019, 10:59:00 PM
Primary Location: Tanzania, United Republic of-Dar-es-Salaam
Organization: AF_TZA Tanzania
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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Background
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently supporting Tanzania government prepare for an EVD outbreak. As the recognised lead agency in health matters, WHO has engaged with donors and partners such as Swiss Government, DFID (UK) and USAID and approximately US$1,300,000.00 has been mobilized so far to support the preparedness activities. Given the interest by partners, more funding is expected as the activities roll out.
Terms of Reference FINANCE ASSISTANT (G5) SSA
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Compile and verify payment voucher supporting documents such as, invoices, receipts, identification documents, vehicle log books, registration forms etc.
  • Support payment processing by;
  • Assist in payment verifications before actual payments.
  • Filling in of VAT prepayment forms, form 736, Invoice templates.
  • Processing supplier invoices for payment.
  • Processing Travel Agencies invoices for payment.
  • Reviewing supplier account statements & clearing outstanding payments.
  • Scanning of payment vouchers for submission in the E-Imprest
  • Daily filling of payment vouchers.
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Required Experience
A minimum of five years of relevant practical experience in accounting, finance or administrative work, some experience in WHO an asset, with a good knowledge of financial rules and regulations, procedures and practices of an organization in the UN system.
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Required Educational Qualifications
Completion of secondary school education or equivalent. Additional relevant higher education, especially in accounting/finance/business administration is an advantage.

Training
Training in accounting an asset as well as sound knowledge of administrative procedures. Proficiency in the use of standard office software such as MS Word, Power Point, Excel, etc., ideally with training in online work planning and financial systems.

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Functional skills and knowledge
Ability to work under pressure
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
Ability to work in stressful context and under tight deadline.

Competencies
Communication in a credible and effective way
Producing results
Fostering integration and team work
Moving forward in a changing environment

Language
Excellent knowledge of English and a good working level in the other language (Swahili), with the ability to read/understand, to draft non-standard correspondence, and to communicate efficiently and with courtesy in both languages.

Duration
The contract will be for six (06) months