Health Information Management & Risk Assessment (HIM) Officer at World Health Organization (WHO)

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Health Information Management & Risk Assessment (HIM) OfficerRef No: 1804054Location: AbujaGrade: NO-CContractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4Contract Duration: 12 monthsSchedule: Full-time  Objectives of the ProgrammeThe mission of WHO's Health Emergencies Programme (The Programme) is to help countries, and to coordinate international action, to prevent, prepare for, detect, rapidly respond to, and recover from outbreaks and emergencies.Description of DutiesThe incumbent will carry out the following duties:Support the timely and high-quality collection, analyses, production and dissemination of data/information. This includes response specific information (what, where, who, how many, how quickly, current status), internal and external situation reports (SitReps), epidemic bulletins, rapid needs assessments, health risk assessments, Public Health Situation Analysis; and health inputs into humanitarian needs overviews (HNO), and strategic response plans (SRP)Contribute information to the drafting of all relevant planning documents including project proposals, appeals, reports, dashboards, etc.Aggregate and maintain inter-country information from WHO and partners including contact lists, performance monitoring, health indicator data, health situation data, and health response data 4. Perform basic geographic analysis for maps and other reports (such as dashboards, SitReps, etc)Support the Health Cluster IMO in (or undertake, if no HC IMO present) inter-agency initiatives, particularly with OCHA, related to information management, seeking to improve information sharing between institutions, to strengthen access to information from other organizations and clusters, and to contribute to inter-sectoral dashboards and reportsDesign field epidemiological surveys if/where needed, such as mortality and vaccination coverage surveysProvide ongoing technical guidance and training, to the team members and partners involved in the planning and data/ information management process; on data gathering and analysis, quality assurance, performance monitoring, information dissemination and managementPerform any other related duties, as required by the functional supervisor. 

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