WHO New Delhi invites job applications for the post of Technical Officer for the year 2020. The goal of the regional non-communicable diseases programme is to reduce preventable morbidity, avoidable disability and premature mortality from non-communicable diseases in the South East Asia Region.
To achieve this goal, a Regional action plan has been developed guided by a set of principles. The plan lists priority actions along four strategic action areas, one of which is surveillance, monitoring and evaluation, and research. A global monitoring framework has also been developed and most of the Member States have also developed national monitoring frameworks as part of their national multispectral action plans.
WHO will work with Member States to strengthen their capacity to implement their M&E frameworks to monitor the level of implementation and impact of the key NCD policies and programs as well as use the trends data to advocate for more resources for prevention and control of NCDs.
- Qualification: Essential- University degree in Demography/Epidemiology/Bio-statistics or related area or University degree in Information Technology. Desirable- Advance university degree and/or advance training in specialized cloud-based data collection and data visualization softwares (e.g. ODK, Tableaux) and statistical tools/software (e.g. STATA, SPSS, SAS).
- Experience At least five (5) years of experience in coordination and management of data collection, analysis and surveillance activities including field work involving large-scale population-based health surveys and routine administrative databases including some years of international experience
- Desirable Experience: Experience in managing national-scale surveillance programs/activities, large data sets and multiple indicators for NCDs surveillance in WHO and/or other UN agencies; Knowledge and experience in epidemiology of non-communicable diseases and their risk factors; Experience for NCD surveillance work in international context.
WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 60,962 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 1671 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.