About the jobOBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
The programme envisions a region where all health related policies, decisions on healthcare development and implementation, and innovations are informed by best available evidence from verifiable knowledge, research and reliable information. The programme mission is to strengthen the capacity of Member States to improve availability, quality and use of evidence from reliable information, research and other sources of knowledge, and to enhance effective innovations toward Universal Health Coverage and health related Sustainable Development Goals.Description Of Duties
Screen and monitor Global Management System (GSM) HR Dashboard for all staff categories and initiate necessary HR actions on time, follow up with staff members and managers on timely completion of PMDSs.
Initiate recruitment actions; complete necessary forms; ensure timely finalization of recruitment and selection procedures.
Guide department staff on appropriate contractual modalities and corresponding procedures in compliance with the staff rules and other policies; and on development and processing of HR and activity workplans.
Compile HR and financial data for presentation to decision-makers and take necessary administrative action to implement decisions.
Manage non-staff contractual arrangements including processing APWs and consultant contracts and follow up with GSC and with technical units on delivery of assignment reports, effecting payments, etc.
Implement decisions related to distribution of funds received by the department, ensure that received funds are reflected and linked to the respective workplans, and initiate project funding requests.
Monitor award expiry dates, alert responsible staff, and liaise with relevant stakeholders regarding necessary actions to extend awards.
Review staff and non-staff salary workplans and analyse available funds allocated for department positions in close coordination with supervisors, technical staff, BFS and Programme Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (PME) in order to ensure necessary funds are secured.
Initiate correspondence to verify information, answer queries and obtain additional information on HR and financial matters.
Replace other administrative staff and perform other relevant duties within their scope of responsibility, as required.Required Qualifications
Essential: Completion of secondary education supplemented by experience or training in related administrative fields.
Desirable: University degree in business administration, social sciences, or related field is an asset.Experience
Essential: At least eight years progressive experience in the area of administration, including experience in HR and/or budget and finance.
Desirable: Related experience in UN or international organization.Skills
Demonstrated knowledge and application of human resources management policies and procedures.
Very good time management and stress management skills.
Very good communication skills and analytical skills.
Good knowledge of WHO procedures and HR practices as applicable to the administrative level an asset.WHO Competencies
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Moving forward in a changing environment
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of Arabic.
Desirable: Knowledge of French.
Other Considerations (e.g. Physical Workplace Condition, if other than normal office environment; IT Skills; etc.)
Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Demonstrated ability to operate Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)/Oracle systems an asset.