World Health Organization
The objective of the WHO Nepal Country Office is to implement the Country Cooperation Strategy by supporting the Nepal Government in the formulation, implementation and evaluation of national health policies, strategies and plans and developing and managing WHO's technical cooperation programmes at the country level. WHO provides guidance and technical support in organizing the humanitarian health response and in revitalizing…
The objective of the WHO Nepal Country Office is to implement the Country Cooperation Strategy by supporting the Nepal Government in the formulation, implementation, and evaluation of national health policies, strategies, and plans and developing and managing WHO’s technical cooperation programs at the country level. WHO provides guidance and technical support in organizing the humanitarian health response and in revitalizing the capacity of the health sector through strengthening health systems under new governance of federalism, recover from emergencies in appropriate and sustainable ways.
The mission of WHO’s Health Emergencies Programme (WHE) is to help countries and to coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies.The specific position will support the delivery of a full range of finance, budget, administrative, office, and field operations services including the emergency preparedness and response readiness and post-emergency response surge and recovery activities of the WHO Health Emergency Programme in Nepal.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Under the overall guidance of the WHO Representative and the Team Leader, WHE Programme and direct supervision of National Professional Officer (Administration), in close coordination with other members of the WHE team and collaboration with other team members within WCO Nepal, the incumbent will perform the following duties:
Essential: Completion of secondary school education.
Desirable: Training in secretarial practices; University degree is an asset.
Essential: At least eight (8) years’ experience in secretarial/clerical/administrative work.
Desirable: Relevant experience in WHO or another UN/International organization would be an advantage.
• Thorough knowledge of modern office procedures and practices; the incumbent keeps abreast of changes in procedures and practices, rules and regulations, organizational structure, in the department, and WHO.
• Ability to handle work in a timely and accurate manner with tact and discretion, as required especially during emergencies.
• Ability to maintain and update knowledge in the use of office technology through in-house courses, on-the-job training, and/or self-training.
• Stress and time management skills; Sound Organizational Skills.
• Technical expertise; Overall attitude at work are also required mandatory competencies.
2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
4. Producing results
5. Moving forward in a changing environment
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at NPR 1,532,555 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.