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The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Vacancy Notice No: HQ/13/HQ/FT52
Title: Technical Officer (Monitoring & Evaluation)
Grade: P3
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  1 year
Date: 6 February 2013
Application Deadline: 27 February 2013 Vacancy Filled
Duty Station:  Geneva, Switzerland
Organization unit: HQ Headquarters (HQ) /
HQ/HTM HIV/AIDS, TB and Neglected Tropical Diseases (HQ/HTM)
UT/UTD UNITAID International drug purchase facility
UNITAID's mission is to contribute to the scale up of access to treatment for HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis for people in developing countries by leveraging quality drugs and diagnostics, price reductions and accelerating the pace at which they are made available.
Description of duties:
The position will be under the overall guidance and direction of the Director of Operations and the M&E (Monitor and Evaluation) Project Monitoring Officer. The tasks and responsibilities of the UNITAID staff member will be as follows:
- In coordination with the M&E team, provide technical support and advice to portfolio grant teams and implementers of UNITAID-funded grants on project plans regarding logical frameworks and project monitoring indicators;
- As a part of the M&E team, provide feedback and follow up to portfolio teams for semi-annual and annual reports for UNITAID-funded grants;
- Perform analyses of project specific monitoring indicators and to use this data to help inform UNITAID's annual report, including UNITAID's key performance indicator report and UNITAID's reports to its board on operational activities;
- Under the supervision of the M&E Project Monitoring Officer, develop criteria and methodology for measuring the public health impact of UNITAID-funded grants;
- Provide support to the operations team to use UNIPRO, to maintain and use grant specific data;
- Provide support to the M&E team to consolidate relevant project data for entry into the UNITAID monitoring system;
- Provide support to the operations team for reporting on its achievements and challenges to the UNITAID Board and other relevant stakeholders;
- Perform any other duties relevant to the functioning of the M&E team as required to support project implementation and management.
University degree in monitoring and evaluation, public health, business, statistics, economics or other related field.
*For WHO staff please see e-manual III.4.1, para 220.
Excellent knowledge of the logical framework approach to project planning, including excellent ability to set measurable indicators for project monitoring. Knowledge of and experience with data entry and quantitative data analysis. Ability to work as part of a team and experience in producing technical documents within a not for profit setting. Knowledge of communicable diseases including HIV, TB and malaria in a low income country setting would be an asset. Ability to program in STATA or SAS. Good knowledge of SQL, MS Systems, particularly MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Excellent written communication skills.
WHO Competencies
*1. Producing results
*2. Communicating in a credible and effective way
*3. Knowing and managing yourself
4. Fostering integration and teamwork.
A minimum of 5 years of experience at national and/or international level in monitoring, evaluation or surveillance.
Experience in working with a range of stakeholders with the UN system, including a good knowledge of UNITAID's grant management process.
Excellent knowledge of English and working knowledge of French are required.
Additional Information:
A written test may be used for screening purposes. Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice. This vacancy is published in English only. As a WHO staff member assigned solely and exclusively to support UNITAID, selected staff will have no right of reassignment or transfer outside UNITAID either during or at the end of his/her appointment, including pursuant to WHO Staff Rule 1050. (This does not apply to WHO fixed-term staff members reassigned from a non-Partnership position).
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
USD 56'018 at single rate
USD 60'013 with primary dependants
Post Adjustment: 103.3 % of the above figure(s). This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.

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