- Country: Congo
- Organization: WHO
- Deadline: 2023-11-22
- No of Vacancies: N/A
Change Management Officer – (2309433)
Job Posting: Nov 1, 2023, 12:29:25 PM
Closing Date: Nov 23, 2023, 3:29:00 AM
Primary Location: Congo-Brazzaville
Organization: AF/ORD Office of the Regional Director
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
The Office of the Regional Director’s (ORD) supports the Regional Director in the efficient delivery of his/her mandate and in the provision of effective leadership and coordination of the work of WHO in the African Region, including partnerships and collaboration with countries, the UN system, international organizations, bilateral and multilateral agencies and other stakeholders. The Office co-ordinates the Regional Director’s engagement and collaboration with Member States, the African Union Commission, the UN system, development partners, donors and other stakeholders. It is also responsible for coordinating the preparation of policy, technical and managerial briefs on relevant health matters to facilitate the decisions of the Regional Director and it assists in monitoring compliance in the implementation of specific executive decisions and recommendations. The Office oversees the work of the Regional Office, Country Offices and Inter-Country Support Teams in the WHO African Region and the work of the WHO Secretariat with the Member States. ORD also oversees the implementation of the Transformation Agenda, and ensure effective change management.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
Under the direct supervision of the Director, and in close collaboration with the Change Management Strategic Adviser, the incumbent will be responsible for:1. Participates in the implementation of the Change Management activities in the Regional Office and in liaison with country offices.2. Participates in the development of analytical tools for monitoring performance and compliance, such as dashboards and reports.3. Supports the development of strategic analytical products showing patterns, trends, and costs.4. Identifies strategic data to be mined, analyzed and reported from the WHO systems. 5. Assists in the review and analysis of issues and trends, preparation of evaluations or other activities and studies.6. Researches, analyzes and presents information gathered from diverse sources in order to provide strategic analysis reflecting program performance, including expenditure information.7. Contribute to the monitoring and evaluation of change initiatives including different analysis of risks and issues.8. Undertakes survey initiatives; designs data collection tools; reviews, analyzes and interprets responses, identifies problems/issues and prepares conclusions. 9. Prepares various written outputs, e.g. draft background papers, analysis, sections of reports and studies, inputs to publications, etc.10. Provides substantive support to consultative and other meetings, conferences, etc., to include proposing agenda topics, identifying participants, preparation of documents and presentations, etc.
Essential: First university degree in public health, business administration, public administration, or a related field is required.
Desirable: Master degree in public health
Essential: A minimum of five years of progressively responsible professional experience in project or programme management, monitoring and evaluation, administration or related area is required.Experience in data analysis is required.
1. Change management: Knowledge of change management concepts, principles and issues and the ability to apply to strategic and practical situations, covering the organization, social and human dimensions2. Relationship Management: Ability to engage and foster strategic partnerships with other parties, inter-agency coordination and forge productive working relationships3. Results-based Management: Ability to manage programs and projects with a strategy aimed at improved performance and demonstrable results4. Project Management: Ability to plan, organize, motivate, and control resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals5. Knowledge Management: Ability to capture, develop, share and effectively use information and knowledge
Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
Promoting innovation and organizational learning
Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond
Creating an empowering and motivating environment
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of French.
Desirable: Beginners knowledge of Portuguese.
The above language requirements are interchangeable.
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 64,121 (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 2816 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.
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