Jobs WHO Recruitment 2021 (3 Positions)

Apply for ongoing WHO Recruitment 2021. See the 3 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply. WHO is seeking the services of both graduates and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their organization.

World Health Organization (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.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1. Consultant, Support FMoH in the Implementation of WHO Package of Essential Non-communicable Diseases (WHO PEN) in 12 PHCs

Qualifications Required

  • Essential: University Degree in Medicine / Public Health
  • Desirable: Master’s Degree in the Public Health.


  • Knowledge of and experience in public health/non-communicable diseases programme and clear comprehension of strategies, polices, guidelines and legislation
  • Knowledge and experience in developing training manuals for the health sector.


  • Relevant work experience with WHO / other UN agencies / International development agencies

WHO Competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Producing results

Use of Language Skills:

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English

Application Closing Date
22nd September, 2021 – 10:59:00 PM.

2. One-Health Sherpa Officer – NO-B

Qualifications Required

  • Essential: A first University Degree in Health Sciences (Human, Animal or Environmental) or related field from an accredited/recognized institute.
  • Desirable: Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or other related courses.


  • At least 2 years of experience in zoonotic diseases prevention, surveillance, and control.
  • Experience with public health or animal health systems in host country.
  • Very good understanding of the One Health approach and its implementation through multi-sectoral coordination in countries.
  • Proven experience in writing proposals, reports, guidance documents and in the production of manuscripts and documentation/ dissemination products

Application Closing Date
23rd September, 2021 – 10:59:00 PM.

Link to apply: apply online

3. National Consultant to Support the Tricycle Surveillance Project in Nigeria

Required Qualifications

  • Essential: University Degree in Microbiology, Molecular Biology or related field that supports the requirements of the consultancy
  • Desirable: Advanced University Degree in the above mentioned field of study.


  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience on surveillance of antimicrobial resistance with a sound knowledge of the One health aspects to addressing antimicrobial resistance in the animal, human and environment interface
  • Proven experience of the public health aspects of microbiology laboratory capacity building.

Application Closing Date
12th September, 2021; (10:59:00 PM)

Link to apply: apply online

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

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