Technical Officer – Data Analytics and Delivery 418 views

Technical Officer – Data Analytics and Delivery  (2001822)  
Grade: P3
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration: 1 year

Job Posting

: Apr 21, 2020, 6:30:48 PM

Closing Date

: May 11, 2020, 10:59:00 PM

Primary Location

: India-New Delhi


: SE/HSD Department of Health Systems Development


: Full-time  

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that the deadline for receipt of applications indicated above reflects your personal device’s system settings. 


The goal of the Department of Health
System Development (HSD) is to support advances in Universal Health Coverage in
SEAR Member States, through providing data, evidence and advice on how to
improve people’s access to needed services without suffering financial
hardship. This includes improving the completeness and quality of data produced
from multiple sources and used to review progress and performance against
agreed national priorities, the SEAR RMF, health-related SDGs, and the GPW13
Impact Framework.


The Health Information Systems (HIS)
Unit within HSD has four main functions:


1. To reinforce WHO Country Office
support to Member States in the review and improvement of their national
information and accountability platforms based on latest available tools,
approaches and evidence.


2. To support Member States to
coordinate and harmonize activities of multiple stakeholders related to
strengthening the production, management, analysis and use of data for
national, regional and global reporting.


3. To work with colleagues within
SEARO, and with other international agencies, to improve, harmonize and align
their efforts to strengthen national HIS platforms.


4. To promote technical cooperation
between Member States as well as capacity building related to strengthening
information platforms for the monitoring, evaluation and review of the national
health strategies, including health situation & trend assessment while
ensuring the quality and consistency of data published by WHO.



Under the overall guidance of
Director-HSD and direct supervision of the Regional Advisor-HIS, the incumbent
will undertake the following tasks in collaboration with other relevant SEARO
programmes, national counterparts and partners.


1. Support the monitoring and
evaluation and reporting of the subject area of work of SEAR RMF key
performance indicators (KPIs), health SDG targets, and the GPW13 Triple Billion
goals reporting requirements and mechanisms to optimize performance of
programme deliverables.


2. Work closely within the HSD
department; with the Programme, Planning and Coordination (PPC) unit, and with
relevant technical programmes within SEARO to analyze and track trajectories at
national levels to monitor progress towards the SEAR RMF KPIs, health SDGs, and
GPW13 Triple Billion targets.


3. Support the Regional Director,
senior management, and technical programmes within SEARO, WHO Country Offices,
and Member States with routine review of indicators, called stocktakes, in
order to robustly assess progress against trajectories and recommend next steps
when implementation is off-track.


4. Provide technical support to
Member States in best practices in delivery of results, developing and
implementation of monitoring framework for the appropriate integration of SEAR
RMF KPIs, health SDG indicators, and GPW13 Impact Framework indicators and
Triple Billion indices.


5. Liaise with and utilizes
partnerships in other UN Agencies, Donor, or research institutions in the area
of implementation and delivery of impact to position the technical area of work
and implementation into Global and/or National policies; and


6. Perform other related duties.


7. Submit end of assignment report




Essential: University degree in public health policy, management,
biostatistics, or other relevant field related to the functions of the

Desirable: Post graduate/Master’s level degree in Public Health.



Essential: At least five years’ relevant experience, including some
international experience, in data management and data analysis for health
policy or public health programmes

Desirable: Experience in the health systems, health information systems,
or M&E of health sector strategies or plans of countries of SEA Region.


Knowledge and Skills



1. Concrete skills in monitoring and
evaluation of public health programmes, including data collection, statistical
analysis, communication and use of indicators for tracking progress.


2. Demonstrated knowledge and
understanding of the health-related SDGs and familiarity with the GPW13 Impact


3. Excellent written and oral
communication and presentation skills, with the ability to clearly and
concisely communicate complex issues


4. Demonstrated ability to maintain
effective relationships with a wide range of stakeholders in government and
beyond, including other development agencies.




Experience in WHO and/or Knowledge
of WHO rules and regulations and good knowledge of the working of UN and other
international agencies.



  1. Teamwork

  2. Respecting and promoting
    individual and cultural differences

  3. Communication

  4. Building and promoting
    partnerships across the organization and beyond

  5. Promoting innovation and
    organizational learning

of Language Skills

Expert knowledge of English.

Other Skills (e.g. IT)


Excellent knowledge and use of MS
Office applications, statistical analysis and business intelligence software
and plus general computer skills, including to make high quality technical
presentations and reports.


WHO salaries for staff in the
Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the
above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 60,962 (subject
to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as
applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a
particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 1671 per month for the
duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave,
allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for
dependent children.



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    be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level

  • Only candidates under
    serious consideration will be contacted.

  • A written test may be
    used as a form of screening.

  • In the event that your
    candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in
    advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for
    this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained
    from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education
    Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of
    Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural
    Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link:
    Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require
    individual review.

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    Rules and Manual.

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