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Location: All Nigeria
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WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

Job Title: National Professional Officer-Human Resources for Health Project Manager, Nigeria


Job Field
Administration, Secretarial, Medical, Health, Safety, NGO, Non-Profit

Objectives of the Programme
Improved skills at federal and state levels to formulate, implement and manage evidence-based and gender-sensitive HRH policies and plans
Increased capacity of Bauchi and Cross River States to effectively deploy, manage and retain health workers F or M of adequate mix and distribution in at least 10 LGAs in each state.
Increased capacity of existing health workforce-training institutions HTIs to produce sufficient, qualified gender mixed frontline health workers F or M in Bauchi and Cross River States.
Increased competence of MoH HRH units, professional associations and regulatory bodies to contribute to effective management of frontline health workers in Bauchi and Cross River States.
Increased stakeholder involvement in MoH-led joint reviews of HRH programs in Bauchi and Cross River States.
Increased capacity for policy dialogue, coordination and mobilization of human resources for health in Bauchi and Cross River States
Description of Duties
Under the overall Guidance of the WHO Country Representative, and direct supervision of the Cluster Leader and Adviser of the Health Systems Strengthening Cluster HSS, HSA at the WHO Country Office in Abuja, HSS, HAS is the overall overseer of the HRH project

WHO Competencies
Producing results
Fostering integration and team work
Communicating in a credible and effective way
Respecting and Promoting individual and cultural differences
Moving forward in a changing environment

Essential: At least 5 years working experience in project management at national, regional, international levels or experience as Organizational or Programme manager or planner in similar, large scale projects.
Desirable: Project development, management especially in health and/or social development in recognized national and international organizations. Experience in health/social sector of developing countries.

Proficiency in written and spoken English.
French is an added advantage


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