WHO Field Information Officer


Location : East Jerusalem, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES
Application Deadline :12-Dec-22 (Midnight New York, USA)
Type of Contract :Other
Post Level :Other
Languages Required :
Arabic   English  
Duration of Initial Contract :12 months which can be extended based on fund availability and performance

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.


Background

WHO is scaling up implementation of activities in the West bank and East Jerusalem under WHE program including those related to the trauma and emergency program with the objective of increasing emergency preparedness and response capacity for a number of health partners including at the community level. WHO during 2021 partnered with PMRS to increase the emergency preparedness for three communities in East Jerusalem and launched the mass causality management training targeting a number of MoH hospitals in the West bank in coordination with MoH’s  General Directorate of emergency. WHO is building up on some of the key successes that the trauma and emergency program achieved in Gaza, since its launch during 2018, and roll out in the West bank taking into consideration its unique operational context. Moreover, WHO is supporting The Palestinian Red Crescent Society to establish two Advanced Medical Posts (AMPs) in the West Bank building on the Trauma Stabilization Pints (TSPs) concept established in Gaza. Furthermore, WHO supported Al Makassed Hospital and the Palestinian Red Crescent ambulances Services in East Jerusalem during the different rounds of confrontations with the Israeli forces inside Al Aqsa mosque and different neighbourhoods in East Jerusalem during 2021 and 2022. The support was in a form of in-kind provision of emergency medical supplies, medications, surgical instruments and equipment. 

This position will be collecting data, coordinate activities for WHO, help in monitoring of activities, and directly follow up with site hospitals and partner to make sure visibility requirements are adhered to. 


Duties and Responsibilities

Work to be performed:

Output 1: Report on data collected as requested by WHO.

Activity 1.1:  Collect and report data (trauma and health emergency interventions) on regular basis from key health partners and service providers in East Jerusalem and the West Bank

Activity 1.2:  Draft summary report that includes tabular representation.

Activity 1.3: Develop analysis and aggregated monthly reports from the collected data

Activity 1.4: facilitate and compile data for donor reports 

Output 2: Coordination and monitoring:

Activity 2.1: Contribute to the development of monitoring and evaluation plans per each partner 

Activity 2.2: Conduct field visits to monitor and evaluate the implementation of WHO’s activities for community support, prehospital and hospital services. The visits will be for partners and beneficiaries in the West Bank and Jerusalem

Activity 2.2: Conduct an assessment of the utilization of project assets via the use of appropriate checklists (by developing a checklist)

Activity 2.3: Submit a monitoring report following each monitoring visit.

Activity 2.4: Coordinate between WHO procurement department and the partners for verification of needs, compilation of needs, delivery of commodities and utilization. 

Activity 2.5: develop and maintain tracking sheets for assets donated by partner. 

Output 3: Adherence to donor visibility requirements 

Activity 3.1: Coordinate WHO, partners and donor’s media events preparation in collaboration with WHO communications team.

Activity 3.2: Follow up with partners to ensure WHO’s and donors’ visibility requirements on in-kind donations and during the implementation of activities is adhered to.

IMPACT OF FUNCTION

The Field Information Officer will support WHE program including trauma and emergency care in implementing activities in East Jerusalem and the West Bank by following up on activities implementation, collect field data and perform regular site visits to partners. The purpose of this position is to strengthen WHO links with partners, monitor progress on implementation and collect data from the field.


Competencies

Skills / Technical skills and knowledge:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated ability to work in multicultural settings and excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Very good reporting skills
  • Team player
  • Very Good communication skills


Required Skills and Experience

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Required:  First University degree in health-related field with focus on public health management and monitoring and evaluation 

Desirable: Advanced training on monitoring & evaluation and analysis of health-related data.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

- Experience required:

• At least 8 years of experience in monitoring and evaluation of health projects 

• Experience in working with health partners in East Jerusalem and the West Bank

LANGUAGE SKILLS

• Expert knowledge of English, and Arabic.

• Desirable: other UN language.

Applications must be submitted by 12/12/2022

Type of contract: LICA- UNOPS

Duration: one year with a possibility of extension.

Applications must be in English and include your CV.

Only Palestinians are eligible to apply. 

 

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