3 Aug 2012

Full-Time Technical Officer for HIV/TB/Malaria

World Health Organization – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

The World Health Organization is seeking for a qualified Lao National for the position of:
Technical Officer for HIV/TB/Malaria
(Special Service Agreement)
• Liaise with the 3 national disease programmes (Malaria, TB and HIV) in areas of WHO support to these 3 diseases programmes;
• Assist in technical and planning of areas of current WHO support to the national malaria, TB and HIV activities;
• Participate in the implementation of field activities of the national for malaria, TB and HIV;
• Provide technical assistance to the national counterparts on administrative and coordination related activities i.e. technical reports, minutes of the meetings etc.
Essential: University degree in Medicine or related sciences or equivalent professional training.
Desirable: Advanced degree or equivalent professional training in infectious diseases/tropical medicine
Knowledge & skills:
• Knowledge and experience in infectious diseases /tropical diseases.
• Skills in planning, training, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of interventions, and in the development of locally adapted tools and instruments.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to interact with health professionals at various levels and to do work with national counterparts, nongovernmental organizations and international agencies.
• Ability to work harmoniously as a member of a team, adapt to diverse educational and cultural backgrounds and maintain a high standard of personal conduct.
Essential: At least 3 years of working experience at the national level in the development and implementation of public health interventions. Experience in establishing control activities at national or provincial level, including working with the government.
Desirable: Experience in writing proposals and reports. Experience in working with nongovernmental and/or with regional or international organizations.
Language: Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and the local language.
Other Skills (e.g. IT): Proficiency in standard MS Office applications.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to submit applications in the English language, with curriculum vitae and photograph, by 13th August 2012 to: The World Health Organization 125 Saphanthong Road, Unit 5 Ban Saphanthong Tai, Sisathanak District. P.O. Box 343 Vientiane, Lao P.D.R. Fax: (856) 21 353905 Tel: (856) 21 353902-904 E-mail: who.lao@wpro.who.int

Job Categories: DEVELOPMENT. Job Types: Full-Time.

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