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Vacancy Notice No: WPRO/13/FT560
Title: Technical Officer (Disability and Rehabilitation)
Grade: NO-C
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  Two years
Date: 18 December 2013
Application Deadline: 6 January 2014 Vacancy Filled
Duty Station:  Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Organization unit: WPCO Countries (WP_ACO) /
WP_KHM Cambodia (WP_KHM)
Noncommunicable Diseases/Disability and Rehabilitation
The main objective of the programme is to support implementation of the Government of Cambodia's national disability legislation, policies and programme commitments. In particular, to support the development of rehabilitation service provision and the inclusion of people with disabilities in mainstream services, in particular health.
Description of duties:
Under the supervision of the Environmental Engineer (Noncommunicable (NCD) Team Leader) and the WHO Representative, and in close collaboration with the UN - AusAID Programme Coordination Unit, WHO Regional Office and HQ, government counterparts and other relevant stakeholders, the incumbent will:

1. Assist in the implementation of all disability and rehabilitation related programme activities, in particular the UN - AusAID Disability Programme.

2. Lead the implementation of the UN - AusAID Disability Programme 'Support Rehabilitation Sector Strengthening' component, including: development of annual workplan and budget preparation; commissioning reports and analysis; organizing and conducting training courses, workshops and forums; providing and facilitating technical assistance; contracting partners to support rehabilitation service delivery; working with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth Rehabilitation, and People with Disability Foundation to undertake shared activities; working in collaboration with UNICEF for determination of the small grants scheme and fulfilling all administrative and reporting requirements for the UN - AusAID Disability Programme.

3. Develop and maintain close working relationships with programme partners for both formal and informal collaborations, especially with the government and local and international development partners, as required.

4. Assist in fully implementing the work plan for disability and rehabilitation and other activities as may be required, including routine reporting for WHO as well as technical and financial reporting for donors and partners.

5. Perform other related duties as may be required as part of the WHO Cambodia team.
University Degree in Medicine, Diploma of Physiotherapy (allied health) or other disability or health-related field. Master's degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or International/Community Development is an advantage.
1. Proven skills in planning, monitoring and evaluation of interventions.
2. Ability to guide and implement projects.
3. Ability to communicate effectively with the government and partner agencies.
4. Good management and leadership abilities and experience.
5. Familiarity with the goals and procedures of international organizations (United Nations system, donors, nongovernmental organizations).
6. Ability to think strategically and work under tight deadlines and achieve results.
7. Ability to build partnerships and work in multicultural and multidisciplinary settings.
8. 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.
9. Proficiency in standard MS Office applications.

1. Producing results.
2. Communicating in a credible and effective way.
3. Moving forward in a changing environment.
4. Knowing and managing yourself.
5. Fostering integration and teamwork.
Minimum five years experience in disability or rehabilitation sector, including at least two years experience in project management, including project development, planning, monitoring and evaluating, writing financial and technical reports. Experience working with international organizations and experience in training, teaching and advocacy is desirable. Proficiency in data collection and analysis is an advantage.
Excellent knowledge of English and Khmer (both written and spoken).
Additional Information:
Post is subject to local recruitment and will be filled by persons recruited in the local commuting area of the office. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
USD 32 364 at single rate

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

A written test and interviews may be used as a form of screening

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Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

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