Field coordination Specialist, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Job ID 1006044
  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 7 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

ESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

In the context of the WHO Health Emergencies Incident Management System (IMS), the incumbent manages the Health Cluster coordination mechanism in the relevant sub-national, emergency context, with all relevant partners and project staff. Coordinates and guides the technical and operational inputs, including resources mobilization, to fulfill WHO’s critical functions, in collaboration with the WHO Health Cluster Coordinator and the Health Emergencies’ Team Lead. Technically leads the health cluster’s systematic identification and monitoring of health risks and needs, as well as the planning and implementation of the most effective prevention, control, and response strategy and measures, in support of national and local health authorities’ identified priorities. Guides the building of national capacity through need identification, and development, operationalization and implementation of required training plans. Guides the WHO’s field support team on continued self-assessment and learning on planning, budgeting, and operational service delivery. Determines staffing needs for WHO response and ensures their timely mobilization in liaison with the WHO country office. Briefs the WHO country office on situation reports and events, bringing concerns and recommended courses-of-action to the attention of the Incident Manager. Perform all other related duties as assigned by the direct supervisors and the WHO Deputy Representative.

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