Technical Officer - Tenders Global

Technical Officer

World Health Organization

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Description

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Under the overall supervision and guidance of Coordinator, Department of Healthier Populations and Noncommunicable Diseases (HPN) and the direct supervision of Regional Advisor- MHS, the incumbent is expected to:
  • Analyze the epidemiological aspects of alcohol use in SEAR Member States preparation of report that include age and sex disaggregated data on prevalence of use and trends, per-capital consumption and alcohol related harm.
  • Support preparing alcohol country context reports for 11 Member States.
  • Support to collecting data on alcohol taxation in Member States.
  •  Support data collection for updating the SEAR publication “Alcohol Policy in the WHO South-East Asia Region: A Report”, in 2018.
  • Document successful community level alcohol control interventions in countries of the Region.
  • Support implementation of SAFER project in Nepal.
  • Any other technical work on mental health and substance abuse required by the MHS Unit.
  • Undertake any other activities as required.
Required Qualifications:
Education:
Essential:
  • A first university degree from a recognized university in Health (medicine or public health) with a specialization on Psychiatry, Psychology or related subjects.
Experience:
Essential:
  • Minimum of two years of experience in the field of mental health and proven relevant work experience in a multi-cultural environment.
Skills:
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, methods and technologies in public health management, especially in areas of his/her responsibility. Ability to have close collaboration with nationals and staff members.Excellent drafting skills to produce reports, policies, documents on subject matter(s) and deliver verbal presentations. Extensive knowledge on public health alcohol policies and alcohol control.
Language Skills:
Essential:
  • Expert knowledge of English.

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