West African Health Organisation (WAHO) Job Recruitment & How To Apply

West African Health Organisation (WAHO) Job Recruitment & How To Apply

Application form for West African Health Organisation (WAHO) Job Recruitment is now out online for young graduate that are currently unemployed, see details about how to apply below.

West African Health Organisation (WAHO) is the health institution of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), with mandate to ensure the attainment of the highest possible standard and protection of health for the people in the ECOWAS region.Communicable and non-communicable diseases are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the region. Disease control and the prevention of epidemics are, therefore, among the priorities of the 15 countries in the ECOWAS region and a central tenet of WAHO activities.

West African Health Organisation (WAHO) is now using this medium to invite competent and qualified young graduates that are currently unemployed to fill the vacant job position below;

1.) Procurement Specialist
2.) REDISSE Project Officer
3.) Project Coordinator, REDISSE Project
4.) Project Coordinator

 

1.Job Title: Procurement Specialist

Reference No: FM/TEND/AMI/2019/04/bk
Location: Bobo- Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Duties and Responsibilities
The Procurement Specialist, working under the coordination of the General Coordinator of the Project Management Unit (PMU) of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), will be responsible for conducting effective and efficient procurement and tender-related activities for the projects and WAHO, in accordance with the requirements and procedures of the World Bank and ECOWAS. Among his/her duties are the following:

  • Prepare and update, in collaboration with the General Coordinator of the Project Management Unit, the Annual Procurement Plan for Projects financed by the World Bank and WAHO,
  • Implement basic procurement instruments (operations manuals, guidelines and contract management documents in accordance with the requirements of the project implementation manual,
  • Implement contract management tools suitable to the needs of the project, including the annual procurement plan and its periodic updating,
  • Initiate the procurement processes,  ensuring compliance with agreed procurement method thresholds,
  • Monitor and ensure timely responses to procurement questions raised by the World Bank and also prepare the requests for “no objection”,
  • Prepare final contracts and see to the timely distribution of all relevant procurement and contract documents to all stakeholders (Consultants, Suppliers, the World Bank etc.)

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Public Administration, Procurement or other related disciplines
  • At least seven (07) years professional experience in the management of public procurement
  • Experience or acquaintance with the World Bank and other international donors’ procurement regulations, procedures and standards documents
  • Knowledge of public sector procurement requirements
  • Sound knowledge of computerized purchasing systems
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multicultural environment and with senior level professionals, a variety of partners and diverse stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrated capacity building experience
  • Highly organized, good interpersonal skills, and a team player
  • Candidates must be fluent (written and oral) in one of the official languages of ECOWAS (English, French and Portuguese). A working knowledge of a second official language would be an advantage.

Duration, Duty Station and Nature of Appointment

  • This is a World Bank- funded Consulting position under WAHO’s PMU.The Procurement Specialist will be appointed for a period of one (1) year subject to three (3) months’ probation. The contract may be renewed based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds. The incumbent shall enjoy an attractive consolidated remuneration.
  • The Procurement Specialist will be based at WAHO Headquarters in Bobo- Dioulasso, BURKINA FASO.He or She will travel across the ECOWAS region as required.
  • Applicants interested in this notice should provide information that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services (Cover letter indicating the position applied for, detailed Curriculum Vitae – including description of past similar assignments, and experience – and copies of supporting documents).
  • The consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures for the selection of individual consultants as set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants by the World Bank Borrowers (ed. January 2011, revised in July 2014) available on the World Bank web site http://www.worldbank.org

Application Closing Date
12:00 hours GMT; 30th April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified individual Consultants should express their interest by submitting their Applications (in person, by post or email) to the address below:
Prof. Stanley Okolo,
Director General,
West African Health Organisation,
01 BP 153 Bobo-Dioulasso 01 ,
Burkina Faso.

Email: offres@wahooas.org cc wahooas@wahooas.org

 

2.Job Title: REDISSE Project Officer

Reference No: FM/TEND/AMI/2019/07/bk
Location: Bobo- Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The REDISSE Project Officer will support the REDISSE Project Coordinator in the implementation of the REDISSE Project. He/she shall report to the REDISSE Project Coordinator and the General Coordinator of the Project Management Unit (PMU).
  • The incumbent will be involved in the preparation, implementation and monitoring of the REDISSE project activities.
  • More specifically, he/she will assist the REDISSE Project Coordinator to:
    • Draw up the annual work plan and budget (AWPB) of the project;
    • Develop terms of reference and memoranda  for activities;
    • Make arrangements for meetings and field missions;
    • Prepare correspondence and letters of invitation to be sent to participants for the various activities and meetings;
    • Prepare activity and progress reports;
    • Prepare follow-up meetings on activities implementation with countries and partners and project implementation agencies;
    • Collect information and data from the Project Coordination Units (PCUs) at country level, as well as project partners and implementing agencies;
    • Support the Monitoring & Evaluation Unit to populate the project results framework;
    • Organize field supervision and monitoring missions.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills
The REDISSE Project Officer must have the following:

  • Have a Master’s degree in Epidemiology or Public Health or a related field;
  • A certificate in Project management would be an advantage;
  • Have at least 7 years of professional experience;
  • Professional experience in World Bank-funded project management would be an asset;
  • Excellent team building and leadership skills in a multicultural setting;
  • Strong computer skills (key MS office application, including project management tools) and ability to use information technology as tool and resource;
  • Highly organized and self-directed with a positive interpersonal attitude;
  • Demonstrated experience working with a wide variety of partners and divers stakeholder groups;
  • Proficiency in one of the three working/official languages of ECOWAS: English, French, Portuguese. A working knowledge of a second official language would be an advantage.

Duration, Duty Station and Nature of Appointment

  • This is a World Bank- funded Consulting position under WAHO’s PMU.The REDISSE Project Officer will be appointed for a period of one (1) year subject to three (3) months’ probation. The contract may be renewed based on satisfactory performance and availability of funds.Attractive consolidated remuneration packages will be paid.The REDISSE Project Officer will be based at WAHO Headquarters in Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso. He or She will travel across the ECOWAS region as required.
  • Consultants interested in this position are invited to express their interest.They should provide information that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the services (Cover letter indicating the position applied for, detailed Curriculum Vitae – including description of past similar assignments, and experience – and copies of supporting documents).
  • The consultant will be selected in accordance with the procedures for the selection of individual consultants as set out in the World Bank’s Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants by the World Bank Borrowers (ed. January 2011, revised in July 2014) available on the World Bank web site http://www.worldbank.org

Application Closing Date
12:00 hours GMT; 30th April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified individual Consultants should express their interest by submitting their Applications (in person, by post or email) to the address below:
Prof. Stanley Okolo,
Director General,
West African Health Organisation,
01 BP 153 Bobo-Dioulasso 01 ,
Burkina Faso.

Email: offres@wahooas.org cc wahooas@wahooas.org

 

3.Job Title: Project Coordinator, REDISSE Project

Reference No: FM/TEND/AMI/2019/06/bk
Location: Bobo- Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Duties and Responsibilities

  • The incumbent will ensure the implementation and coordination of the REDISSE Project.He/she will report to the General Coordinator of the Project Management Unit (PMU).

Among his/her duties, he or she will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure the management of the project in accordance with all the agreements with the donor and the Projects Implementation Manual;
  • Prepare and monitor the implementation of the annual Work Plan and budget of the project;
  • Prepare project organization and communication chart;
  • Ensure compliance with donor procurement requirements and budget policy;
  • Assist in the drafting and issuance of proposals,  tenders and bidding processes;
  • Follow up on donor’s non objection and other validation processes to ease budget execution;
  • Review reports from Consultants before final submission for approval;
  • Issue contracts, letters of Intent, Purchase orders in compliance with donor’s policy guidelines;
  • Define roles and responsibilities of implementing partners;
  • Ensure quality and timeliness of project work;
  • Prepare timely and high quality reports in accordance with the reporting framework of the project for submission to the Projects Management Unit General Coordinator.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or related fields;
  • Project management certification will be an advantage;
  • At least 10 years professional experience with 5 years or more acquired at the international level;
  • Previous work experience in developing or transition economies, capacity building experience and  World Bank project management experience will be advantageous;
  • Successful track record in managing complex health projects at the international level with a strong focus on results;
  • Team player with excellent team building and leadership skills;
  • Strong computer skills (key MS office application, including project management tools) and ability to use information technology as tool and resource;
  • Highly organized and self-directed with a positive attitude;
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multicultural environment and with senior level professionals,  variety of partners and diverse stakeholder groups; and
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential. A good working knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
12:00 hours GMT; 30th April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified individual Consultants should express their interest by submitting their Applications (in person, by post or email) to the address below:
Prof. Stanley Okolo,
Director General,
West African Health Organisation,
01 BP 153 Bobo-Dioulasso 01 ,
Burkina Faso.

Email: offres@wahooas.org cc wahooas@wahooas.org

 

4.Job Title: Project Coordinator

Reference No FM/TEND/AMI/2019/05/bk
Location: Bobo- Dioulasso, Burkina Faso

Main Duties And Responsibilities 
Under the General Coordinator of the Project Management Unit (PMU) coordination of the West African Health Organization’s (WAHO), the SM/NTD Project Coordinator will be responsible for providing technical and management advice as well as ensuring the efficient and effective implementation of the SM/NTD Project as agreed between the World Bank and WAHO, and between WAHO and its implementing partners.
Among his/her duties, he or she will have the following responsibilities:

  • Manage projects in accordance with the Project Implementation Manual (PIM) and all other agreements with the donor,
  • Prepare and monitor the implementation of the annual Work Plan and budget,
  • Prepare a project organization and communication chart,
  • Ensure compliance with donor procurement requirements and budget policy,
  • Assist in the drafting and issuance of RPF’s, tenders and bidding documents,
  • Follow up on donor’s no objection and other validation processes to ease budget execution;
  • Review reports from Consultants before final submission for approval,
  • Issue contracts, letters of Intent, Purchase Orders in compliance with donor’s policy guidelines,
  • Define roles and responsibilities of implementing partners,
  • Ensure quality and timeliness of project work,
  • Prepare timely and high quality reports in accordance with the reporting framework of the project to be submitted to the World Bank-funded Project Management Unit’s General Coordinator.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or related fields,
  • Project management certification is an advantage,
  • At least 10 years professional experience with 5 years or more acquired at the international level,
  • Previous work experience in developing or transition economies, capacity building experience and  World Bank project management experience will be an added advantages,
  • Successful  track record in  coordinating and managing complex health projects at the international level with a strong focus on results,
  • Team player with excellent team building and leadership skills,
  • Good computer skills (key MS office application, including project management tools) and ability to use information technology as tool and resource,
  • Highly organized with a sense of initiative and a positive interpersonal attitude,
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multicultural environment and with senior level professionals, variety of partners and diverse stakeholder groups,
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is essential.A good working knowledge of French and/or Portuguese would be an added advantage.

Job Requirements

  • Good analytical, writing and synthesis skills,
  • Ability to take initiative and rigorous handling of issues, with attention to detail,
  • Ability to communicate and work in English,
  • Ability to work in a team under pressure and with diverse stakeholder groups.

Application Closing Date
12:00 hours GMT; 30th April, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified individual Consultants should express their interest by submitting their Applications (in person, by post or email) to the address below:
Prof. Stanley Okolo,
Director General,
West African Health Organisation,
01 BP 153 Bobo-Dioulasso 01 ,
Burkina Faso.

Email: offres@wahooas.org cc wahooas@wahooas.org

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