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WHO esindus Eestis
Public health support officer (Life course)
WHO esindus Eestis
WHO esindus Eestis

Public health support officer (Life course)

WHO esindus Eestis

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PURPOSE OF THE POST
The life course programme exists to end preventable deaths and promote the survival, good health, and well-being throughout the life course of populations by ensuring universal access to quality, evidence-based, preventive, and life-saving interventions at all levels of the health care delivery system. Maintaining a multi-sectoral overview, the position will support and coordinate the country offices interventions and activities in the life course (LC) programme area, ensuring the availability of technical expertise for guidance to the national authorities in the development and implementation of integrated programmes in one or more of the following life course areas: special programme on primary health care; health workforce; integrated health services; health systems governance and financing; sexual and reproductive health and research; maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and ageing.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Educational Qualifications:
Essential: A university degree (bachelors) in public health or related disciplines.
Desirable: Post-graduate training or specialization in one or more of the following disciplines: primary health care; health workforce; integrated health services; health systems governance and financing; sexual and reproductive health and research; maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and ageing.
Experience:
Essential: A minimum of two years of work experience relevant to the position (in developing and/or implementing public health, capacity-building policies/strategies and programmes) at the national level. Professional experience providing technical services to Member States and other partners in public health programmes in resource limited settings.
Desirable: Experience with intergovernmental agencies, the United Nations System or WHO and knowledge of national partnerships and networks. Prior experience in implementing life course surveillance systems in stable and emergency situations, research proposals and interpreting life course data. 
Skills: 
  • Knowledge and skills in programme management, for the implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of public-health action plans, programmes, and interventions.
  • Knowledge and skills to coordinate public-health programme interventions, taking into consideration the views of multiple stakeholders.
  • Skills to work with national and international colleagues and partners in capacity building in resource-limited contexts.
  • Excellent oral and written communication, including for reports, presentations and technical documents.
  • Skills to advocate for and represent national perspectives in life course programme management.
  • Knowledge of WHO policies, programmes and guidelines in life course will be an advantage. Ability to draft policies and objectives of assigned programme and activities.

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

Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of Estonian.

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DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
The life course programme exists to end preventable deaths and promote the survival, good health, and well-being throughout the life course of populations by ensuring universal access to quality, evidence-based, preventive, and life-saving interventions at all levels of the health care delivery system.
Maintaining a multi-sectoral overview, the position will support and coordinate the country offices interventions and activities in the life course (LC) programme area, ensuring the availability of technical expertise for guidance to the national authorities in the development and implementation of integrated programmes in one or more of the following life course areas: special programme on primary health care; health workforce; integrated health services; health systems governance and financing; sexual and reproductive health and research; maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and ageing.

Key duties:
The incumbent will perform all or part of the following, and other related responsibilities as required by the needs of the office.
  • Work under the direct supervision of the respective (Senior) Public Health Officer and/or the Head of the WHO country office.
  • Co-ordinate and support the delivery of technical and managerial advice to the government and national stakeholders in the development and implementation of sustainable, multi-sectoral and integrated strategies, policies, work programmes and plans, promoting optimal outcomes in one, several, or all of the constituent areas of life course: i.e., special programme on primary health care; health workforce; integrated health services; health systems governance and financing; sexual and reproductive health and research; maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health and ageing.
  • Support the development and monitoring of work plans and budgets, and follow up on the implementation of planned activities, in consultation with national counterparts.
  • Support the provision of technical advice, strategies, and policies for strengthening country capacity to implement, evaluate and monitor universal health coverage/life course programmes including financing of the systems.
  • Technically support the monitoring of the national burden of life course diseases or factors especially through health information systems and health research activities.
  • Technically support and coordinate the adaptation and implementation of evidence-based norms, standards, guidelines, and tools in the broad, life course, programme areas.
  • Contribute to and coordinate the collection, analysis and documenting of best practices and partners experiences in life course programmes, promoting national and subnational perspectives.
  • Serve as national resource concerning the multi-sectoral integration of programmes in life course and mainstreaming of cross-cutting themes, such as health equity and the elimination of exclusion.
  • Contribute to the development or strengthening of strategic partnerships in, and mobilizing of resources for, life course activities and interventions. Support the national authorities in grant implementation and reporting.
  • Coordinate the development of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials to foster community awareness and health practice in the life course area(s).

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REMUNERATION
Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 31,011 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment (2 Years)
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Asukoht

    Tallinn, Harjumaa, Eesti

Tööaeg

  • Täistööaeg
  • Tähtajaline

Keeled

  •  Inglise
  •  Eesti
Kontaktisik
Gerli Sirk


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