Saturday, September 21, 2013

National Professional Surveillance Officers for WHO EPI

Qualification/Knowledge:  
  • First University degree in Medicine or other Health Sciences related profession. 
  • Post graduate qualifications in Public Health or Epidemiology.
Desirable: Exposure to Mid-Level Management (MLM) courses for EPI managers is an added advantage.

Experience:

Essential: At least 5 years of practical experience in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating disease prevention and control activities.

Desirable: Experience in working with bilateral or multilateral organizations in the country.

Languages
  • Excellent knowledge of English and a working knowledge of Kiswahili.
  • Knowledge of other WHO official languages (French) is an added advantage.
Other Skills(e.g. IT)
  • Good knowledge and ability to use computer software for word-processing, spreadsheets and basic epidemiological and statistical analyses; 
  • demonstrated abilities for team-work
Quoting the vacancy notice number, Application letter and latest Curriculum Vitae should be sent to:

WHO Representative
P. O. Box 45335, 00100, 
Nairobi

Attention: Operations Officer

Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for interview.