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Grade: NO-B
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): One year (subject to availability of funds, satisfactory performance and continuing need for the position)


Job Posting

: Nov 7, 2022, 2:27:37 AM

Closing Date

: Nov 28, 2022, 2:59:00 PM

Primary Location

: Afghanistan


: EM_AFM Sub-Office, Mazar-I-Sharif


: Full-time  

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings. 

This requisition is for multiple duty stations in Afghanistan (Herat & Mazar-I-Sharif)



The mission of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies.


During deployment, the duty station may change, and duties may be modified, based upon the technical needs of the Programme.

1. Review monitoring and evaluation plans for new programmes and budget revisions to ensure that plans are risk-based and focus on measuring results.

2. Identify tools, and indicators for monitoring the implementation of projects and operations; and evaluate the health emergency preparedness response and recovery action plans and programmes at the regional level.

3. Conduct needs assessment, define training needs and brief local capacities on monitoring and evaluation of national health programmes as required.

4. Review the impact and effectiveness of responding to health emergencies at the regional and provincial levels and identify gaps.

5. Recommend capacities required to improve effectiveness and predictability in the preparedness and response within WHO and the health cluster partners.

6. Prepare background documents, concept papers, situation analysis, and monthly technical reports for assessment of the implementation of related programmes.

7. Report related health emergencies activities, verify results-oriented formulations and brief technical leads on proper submissions that culminate in approved operational work plans, and their subsequent programmatic monitoring, evaluation and reporting.

8. Perform any other related incident-specific duties, as required by the functional supervisor.



Essential: University degree in Information Management, Public Health, Epidemiology, Health economics, international development, life sciences, public or business administration
Desirable: Advanced university degree (Master’s level or above) in information management, public health, epidemiology, economics, international development, public or business administration from anaccredited/recognized institute. Certified training in monitoring and evaluation



Essential: At least two years of related experience in monitoring and evaluation projects, methodologies and tools, including experience in emergency operations or humanitarian context.
Desirable: Prior emergency disaster and health outbreak response or humanitarian working experience at field level, with WHO/UN, health cluster partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization.




Demonstrated knowledge of principles, disciplines and techniques to implement monitoringand evaluation strategies. Good research and documentation skills especially for ‘best practices’ in organizational change.Proven ability to make recommendations related to work-processing approaches and procedures which would lead to more efficient systems design. Advanced ability to gather, analyse and disseminate information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems.



WHO Competencies

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Promoting innovation and organizational learning
Moving forward in a changing environment



Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of Dari. Expert knowledge of Pashto.





Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 45,101 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.






  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice.
  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment). All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct. To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.

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