Emergency Supervisor at World Well being Group (WHO)

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World Well being Group (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for well being throughout the United Nations system. It’s chargeable for offering management on world well being issues, shaping the well being analysis agenda, setting norms and requirements, articulating evidence-based coverage choices, offering technical assist to international locations and monitoring and assessing well being traits.

We’re recruiting to fill the place beneath:



Job Title: Emergency Supervisor

Ref Id: 2101086
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Grade: P5
Contractual Association: Momentary appointment beneath Employees Rule 420.four
Contract Length (Years, Months, Days): 1 Yr
Group: AF/EPR Emergency Preparedness and Response
Schedule: Full-time

World Well being Group (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for well being throughout the United Nations system. It’s chargeable for offering management on world well being issues, shaping the well being analysis agenda, setting norms and requirements, articulating evidence-based coverage choices, offering technical assist to international locations and monitoring and assessing well being traits.

Aims of the Programme

  • The general objective of WHO’s Outbreak and Well being Emergencies (OHE) Programme is to attenuate the well being penalties of emergencies on account of any organic, pure, technological or societal hazard. Collective and sound well being emergency and catastrophe danger administration is crucial to well being safety.

Objective of the Place

  • On the nation or regional stage, within the context of the Outbreaks and Well being Emergencies Programme, the Incident Supervisor has general duty within the coordination of planning, administration, adaptation and implementation of methods and work plans for the actual incident and on this context for WHO’s incident administration system in outbreaks and well being emergencies, together with deciding on the ordering and the discharge of assets.
  • The incumbent will handle the operational and technical elements with WHO/Headquarters, set up clear traces of communications, guarantee correct documentation of the incident, together with the availability of scenario experiences and motion plans.

Descriptions of Duties

  • Through the full operational interval: Coordinate WHO’s incident administration system on the nation or regional stage, assess and reassess the emergency scenario, decide methods, set targets applicable to the extent of the required response; prioritizing filling well being service supply gaps, develop an operational planning cycle to achieve well being sector efficiency requirements and approve the Incident Motion Plan (IAP) – guaranteeing fulfilment of WHO’s vital capabilities. Make sure the implementation of the IMS, guaranteeing synergies and clean functioning between the operational and technical elements, oversee the monitoring and analysis of the operations, take corrective actions as vital.
  • Present steering to the respective State’s capacities with respect to emergency preparedness, response and restoration; make sure the participation of the nation workplace within the joint danger evaluation strategy of any suspected or precise emergency occasion. Construct exterior relations, signify WHO and its positions in negotiations in related inter-agency and worldwide fora concerned with the incident administration system on the nation stage. Rapid actions: Handle the Well being Emergency Operations, and supply technical recommendation to different companies, with emphasis on the coordination and consolidation of Well being Businesses and Well being Cluster actions.
  • Coordinate general incident health-related actions to make sure the concerted strategy of WHO in all required practical areas as per Incident Administration construction. Assist Nationwide and native well being authorities and accomplice with UN Businesses, worldwide, governmental and non-governmental organizations/establishments, in respect of the mobilization and coordination of assets, determine wants and funding gaps; encourage donors to fund the general well being sector response to affected populations.
  • In cooperation with different ranges of response authorize the discharge of associated info, communications, advocacy merchandise and statements to inside and exterior companions in addition to to the general public. Present info to/briefing of senior and elected officers as required, handle delicate points arising from the incident. Determines WHO response crew staffing wants, ensures deployment preparations and the mobilization of the required human assets.
  • Present management, motivation, steering, and efficiency administration of employees and consultants, construct dynamic and environment friendly groups to bolster WHO’s incident administration operations, take concrete measures to make sure the security and well-being of all WHO responders. Demobilization/RecoveryOversee demobilization of the Operations Centre and restocking of Sensitivity: Inside & Restricted.


  • Important: A complicated college diploma (Grasp’s stage or above) in a Well being associated area, Administration, Emergency, Humanitarian, Catastrophe Administration from an accredited/acknowledged institute.
  • Fascinating: Specialised coaching in emergency administration; particular coaching in humanitarian response. Medical diploma.


  • Important: A minimum of 10 years of associated expertise in emergency administration and operations, with confirmed expertise in incident administration methods. Substantial expertise at each nationwide and worldwide ranges in management positions, capability constructing and their implementation. Expertise in growing and selling collaborative partnerships and/or expertise in growing international locations. Substantial expertise in environment friendly human and monetary useful resource administration.


  • Related work expertise in outbreaks and/ well being emergency administration and associated technique improvement with WHO and/or UN companies; expertise working in related non-governmental or humanitarian organizations.


  • Demonstrated information of the fast response operations and their implementation in emergencies as associated to public well being, complemented by demonstrated capacity to determine and handle tough conditions, to guide and direct multidisciplinary and multinational employees.
  • Glorious abilities within the evaluation, monitoring, evaluation and analysis of emergency conditions, with the power to conceptualize and implement modern methods and advocate their implementation.
  • Authoritative and complete information of the idea, ideas, strategies and methods in worldwide emergency incident administration system Sturdy strategic considering, with the power to shortly comprehend strategic and tactical targets and to formulate complete plans to deal with challenges/dangers.

WHO Competencies:

  • Constructing and selling partnerships throughout the group and past
  • Communication
  • Respecting and selling particular person and cultural variations
  • Guaranteeing the efficient use of assets
  • Creating an empowering and motivating surroundings

Use of Language Expertise:

  • Important: Skilled information of English
  • Fascinating: Information of French can be an asset

Different Expertise (e.g. IT)

  • Information of workplace software program purposes

WHO gives employees within the Skilled Class a horny remuneration bundle, which for the above place consists of an annual web base wage beginning at 89,837 US (topic to necessary deductions for pension contributions and medical health insurance, as relevant) and 30 days of annual go away.



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Extra Data and Discover

  • This emptiness discover could also be used to fill different comparable positions on the identical grade stage
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  • WHO has a mobility coverage which will be discovered on the following hyperlink: http://www.who.int/employment/en/
  • Candidates appointed to a global put up with WHO are topic to mobility and could also be assigned to any exercise or obligation station of the Group all through the world.
  • Purposes from girls and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are significantly inspired.
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Software Deadline  4th April, 2021.



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