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Vacancy Notice No: HQ/14/GMG/FT18
Title: National Professional Officer
Grade: NO-C
Contract type: Fixed-term Appointment
Duration of contract:  1 year
Date: 16 January 2014
Application Deadline: 6 February 2014 Vacancy Notice Cancelled
Duty Station:  Tunis, Tunisia
Organization unit:
The objective of the department of Operational Support and Services is to ensure high quality, relevant consistent and responsive services in the area of management and administration to all programmes and staff in headquarters, and to all regions and offices of WHO.
To promote an efficient and collaborative customer-oriented working environment that achieves results. The Global Conference and Training Centre (GCT) , manages and supports the planning and implementation of delivery of Conference and Training services and facilities for WHO.
Description of duties:
Under the Guidance of the Head of the Centre the incumbent provides support to all occupants of the office in designated areas of work, and as required.
The duties and responsibilities include, inter alia:‪
I. As Operations Officer for IT:‪
I.1 Ensure forward-looking information and communication, management and supervision of ICT team‪.
I.2 Manage the informatics platform at the GCT and WR Office.‪
I.3 Oversee the situational analysis of the existing hardware and software at the Centre;‪
I.4 Coordinate the development of the GCT web site‪.
I.5 Perform any additional duties as requested by Head of GCT Centre.‪

II. As Operation Manager for Support Services:‪
II.1 As a member of the GCT management team and UN operations officers, ensure the strategic direction of operations‪.
II.2 Ensure efficient procurement and logistical services management‪.
II.3 Work planning, financial management, staff and operations management.‪
II.4 Support Logistics Assistants‪.
University degree in IT, business administration or a related field.
Thorough knowledge of administrative, financial and management principles and practices.
Proven skills in project planning.
Demonstrated ability to act independently and exercise sound judgment.
Ability to work closely in harmony with government and international officials at all levels.
Ability to work as a leader as well as member of a team.
Ability to work under pressure.

WHO competencies:
Producing results
Fostering integration and teamwork
Knowing and managing yourself
Communicating in a credible and effective way
Moving forward in a changing environment
At least five years of experience at the national level and in IT, administration and management, experience working with or for government and international officials, including supervision of staff.

Experience with WHO is an asset.
Expert knowledge of English, French and Arabic.
Additional Information:
Other similar positions at the same level may be filled from this vacancy notice.
A written test may form part of the screening process.
This Vacancy Notice is published in English only.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
Dinars 43,474 (Net) at single rate
Dinars 43,474 (Net) with primary dependants

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

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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.

Vacancy Notice Cancelled

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