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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/TA25
Title: Web Content Officer
Grade: P3
Contract type: Temporary appointment
Duration of contract:  12 months
Date: 28 February 2013
Application Deadline: 21 March 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 price reductions for quality drugs and diagnostics and accelerating the pace at which they are made available.
Description of duties:
- Package UNITAID's information as web content in English and French on UNITAID's web portal and allied cyber-platforms in line with corporate guidelines and transparency policy;
- Regularly update visual and text content to keep UNITAID's site current and engaging;
- Develop UNITAID's website functionality to accommodate specific communications needs;
- Maintain up-to-date database on licensing pictures used on web;
- Manage media e-mailings;
- Actively pursue and recommend new media outlets for UNITAID in the web arena, including social network updating and cost-effective outlets;
- Support the Communication team in expanding the sites' cross linkages to social media platforms for optimal information dissemination;
- Develop web policy for UNITAID, in line with the brand promotion and protection strategy, and provide guidance to staff regarding implementing said policies;
- Assist the communications team as needed.
University degree in communications, marketing, journalism or other relevant studies.
*For WHO staff please see e-manual III.4.1, para 220.
Excellent communication and organizational skills. Excellent design and web content packaging skills. Knowledge of content management systems and strong knowledge of social media and other web options. Proficient art and graphic development skills. Knowledge and experience in execution of infographics and state-of-the-art interactive graphics technologies. Conversant in web management and domain hosting protocols. Understanding the various software tools needed to create and maintain a web site such as text editors, authoring tools, graphics tools, animation tools.
WHO Competencies
*1. Communicating in a credible and effective way
*2. Producing results
*3. Fostering integration and teamwork.
At least five years of experience in web communication design and content management in an international environment.
Experience in working on public-health issues (in web communications). Knowledge and experience in Internet etiquette issues, web browser issues, programming in many different languages and environments. Experience or certificates to demonstrate understanding of Internet technologies such as HTML, DHTML, ASPs, JSPs, Java, Java Script, Perl, security technologies, FTP, etc.
Excellent knowledge of English and a 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.

This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.

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