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Vacancy Notice No: SEARO/13/ROST1(JPP)
Title: Junior Public Health Professional (JPP)
Grade: P1
Contract type: Rosters
Duration of contract:  Two years
Date: 6 December 2013
Application Deadline: 5 January 2014 Vacancy Notice Closed (automatic)
Duty Station:  New Delhi, India
Organization unit:
The objective of the programme is to:

- Provide an opportunity to young health professionals to strengthen their practical skills and knowledge essential to participate in public health works at the national level;
- Expose them to WHO programmes and thereby contributing to them; and
- To enable the countries to benefit from the knowledge the young professional has acquired, upon completion of the assignment.
Description of duties:
To participate in JPP programme under general supervision of Director, Family Health and Research (FHR) and technical advice of Regioal Adviser-Child and Adolescent Health (RA-CAH), learn and contribute to CAH programme at regional and country levels while getting training to develop his/her own technical capability.

1. To assist in monitoring implementation of strategic frameworks on newborn, child health, adolescent health and prevention of birth defects.

2. To participate in regional and national capacity building meetings/workshops in CAH area of work.

3. To collate and compile data and information on issues related to newborn, child health, adolescent health and prevention of birth defects to strengthen strategic information and evidence base.

4. To collaborate with relevant WHO departments and partners to promote understanding on process and value of collaboration in the CAH area of work.

5. To undertake work-related travel and training as advised by the supervisor, and approved by the Regional Director, such as participation in seminars, workshops, discussions at national and regional level.

6. To participate and contribute to operational research and national surveys related to CAH area of work.

7. Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
University medical degree with Master degree in Public Health.
IT Skills:
Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications and computer skills for making high quality technical presentations including data analysis.

Ability to successfully interact with individuals of different cultural backgrounds and beliefs, which includes willingness to try, understand and be tolerant of different opinions and views.

Two to five years of relevant working experience related to newborn and child health and development at national level.
Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English
Additional Information:
- Nationality of countries of the South-East Asia Region (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Indonesia, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, or Timor Leste)

- Age: between 30 and 35 years
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
USD 37, 202 /- at single rate
- with primary dependants

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

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