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World Health Organization WHO Job Circular

World Health Organization WHO

This is a Full-time position posted March 25, 2017.

WHO Job Circular Particulars and Job Description are given below.

World Health Organization (WHO) invites applications from the interested and eligible candidates for the following positions under Special Service Agreement modality:

  • Senior National Consultant for Tobacco Surveillance (SSA 8)
  • Liaison and Coordination Associate (SSA 6)
  • Assistant ICT (SSA 5)

For further details on the terms of reference and instructions to apply, please visit our website: http://www.searo.who.int/bangladesh/about/employment/en/.

Deadline for application is 13 April 2017. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.


NATIONAL CONSULTANT-NUTRITION & FOOD SAFETY, GRADE: SSA8
(12 months – with possibility of extension)

The incumbent is responsible to facilitate to strengthen policies (both nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive) and programmes related to nutrition, food & social welfare; identify the key policies and existence of policy coherence, institutional and capacity development actions needed for systems, structures and human resources to implement the nutrition strategy; assess the capacity of the health system for mainstreaming nutrition (special focus on 20 components of NNS); critically and objectively review the current system;support to develop a monitoring and evaluation mechanism allowing for the measurement and report. S/he also needs to create enabling environment for strengthening partnerships for scaling up nutrition with civil society, and other stakeholders, and building accountability to citizens. The incumbent needs to facilitate for integration of “Nutrition Services” into the Universal Health Coverage (UHC) package/ HR strategy/ HRM plan/ Health Care financing etc.

The Candidates:
It is essential that the candidate have an advanced degree in nutrition from recognized University including training on food security and agricultural science, food policy or related fields with 10-year experience in relevant areas. For details of the Job Description and instructions to apply, please visit our website: http://www.searo.who.int/bangladesh/about/employment/en/.
Deadline for application: 28 March 2017.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Qualified female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or other tobacco users.

How to Apply

For details of the Job Description and instructions to apply, please visit our website: http://www.searo.who.int/bangladesh/about/employment/en/