WHO is soon opening a short term position for a Technical Officer – HIV Care and Treatment, Duty Station Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea at P4 level.
Under the direct supervision of Medical Officer (HIV/AIDS)/Team Leader- (Communicable Diseases Cluster), in consultation with the Team Leader HIV & STI, Regional Office of the Western Pacific, the incumbent shall carry out the following duties:
Functional Skills and Knowledge (Describe skills and knowledge specific to the post):
Thorough knowledge and understanding of HIV programme and multisectoral nature of HIV response. Skills in health situation analysis, strategic thinking, programme management and evaluation in promoting national capabilities at all levels. Excellent communication skills. Ability to travel and work in remote field conditions. 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.
University degree in medicine from a recognized university
Postgraduate degree in public health, and training in epidemiology
Seven years of HIV/AIDS programme experience with five years of experience in HIV care and treatment activities at national and international level.
Experience in public health programme planning and management, monitoring and evaluation. Research experience is an asset. Experience in validation, analysis and utilization of health information system's data.
The approximate remuneration is $72,000 per annum at P4 level with around 112% of that figure as post adjustment. We are contemplating an initial contract for at least 5.5 months with the possibility of extension to 12 months.
For any further information and expression of interest please contact:
Dr Fabian NDENZAKO, Team Leader, HTM. Office of the WHO Representative in Papua New Guinea
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