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World Health Organization (WHO)

World Health Organization (WHO) is the leading and coordinating body for health within the framework of the United Nations. It is in charge of taking the lead on issues pertaining to global health, establishing norms and standards, defining evidence-based policy alternatives, giving governments technical assistance, and monitoring and analyzing health trends.

1). Graphic Designer

Ref No: 2305482

Location: Abuja

Schedule: Full-time

Grade: G7

Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 24 months

Description of Duties

  • The role of the Graphics Designer is to contribute to messaging and positioning of the Organization through the presentation of well-designed products which successfully present WHO Nigeria’s brand, corporate identity and anticipated messaging. The incumbent designs concepts and templates for official publications, as well as layouts and artwork for use in various media products. He/she ensures consistency in messaging through the use of templates and training across the country.
  • Under the direct supervision of the Communications Officer, the Graphics Designer is expected to provide recommendations to senior management relating to layout and design of all official publications, and products submitted for publication outside the Organization (such as magazines). Incumbent works with managers and focal points across the country to maximize the impact of the communications products through meaningful, attractive and informative design techniques. Incumbent works with contracted printers to ensure their products are of high quality and consistent and compatible with WHO communication policies and practices.

Summary of Assigned Duties
(Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives):

  • Design themes, Layouts, contents and covers of documents.
  • Development of figures, including colours, fonts, graphics and layout, and resulting materials such as Newsletters, brochures, banners, posters, fliers and booklets.
  • Creation of graphic templates to be used for reports and presentations.
  • Preparation of printing packages (all layout and design files) for printing of publications and other communication products (banners, posters, booklets, leaflets, books, calendars, bulletins, flyers, cards)
  • Deliver creative and innovative ideas for print, web and interactive presentations. This will require the graphic designer to provide technical solutions for use of new media (virtual 3D words/boxes,   postcards).
  • Create animations for illustrative purposes such as animations, presentations and more advanced solutions (design of CD/DVD packaging, graphic digitalization)
  • Maintain and further develop the graphic guidelines, in line with overall WCO directives
  • Maintain presentation templates (In-design, CorelDraw, Publisher Word, PowerPoint etc)
  • Provide videography and photographic support to clusters
  • Assist in establishing and be responsible for maintaining photo library.
  • Build local capacity on graphics
  • Any other duties as may be requested.
  • Perform other related responsibilities as assigned, including replacing and backstopping for others as required

Required Qualifications
Education:

  • Essential: Completion of Secondary School Education with training in Graphic Design.
  • Desirable: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications with specialization in graphic design, qualification in project management.

Experience:

  • Essential: At least seven (7) years’ experience as a Graphic Designer. Some publishing experience in an international organization or major corporation body.
  • Desirable: Proficiency with photography and video. Proficiency with designing social media cards, gifts and other materials.

Skills:

  • Good, communications and interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural environment and to communicate with respect, tact and diplomacy.
  • Knowledge of the principles, techniques and practices of information dissemination whether in hard copy publication, online or via social media mechanisms.
  • Understanding of the impact of communications on the reputation, image, and success of an organization and the importance of the information product. Excellent design and conceptual skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of a full range of graphic techniques, including typography, design, computer-assisted design and production. Layout and printing techniques; production of camera-ready material for a variety of media.

WHO Competencies:

  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  •  Producing results
  • Fosters integration and teamwork
  •  Moving forward in a changing environment
  •  Communication

Use of Language Skills:

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
  • Desirable: Local Languages.

Remuneration
WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at NGN 14,735,506 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Application Closing Date
29th June, 2023.

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2). Communications and Social Media Officer

Job Identification: 2305467
Location: Abuja
Grade: G7
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 24 months
Schedule: Full-time

Objectives of the Programme

  • The Communications Unit plays a key role in supporting the WR in the effective delivery of his/her mandate and in the provision of leadership and coordination of the work of WHO in Nigeria, the African Region and globally, particularly with respect to reputation management, health information dissemination, and corporate branding.
  • The Communications Unit is the lead for development and implementation of the Nigeria country office communications strategy. The Office prepares communication materials for media, public information documents, Governing Bodies and other partners.
  • The unit provides guidance, drafting, editing, graphics and design services to the Nigeria country Office Clusters and state Offices. COM is the lead Unit for interface with the media and for guidance to staff throughout the country on the rules for media engagement as well as issues of copyrights, data privacy or other aspects of AFRO communications.

Description of Duties

  • Implement a social media strategy for increasing the number of followers and engagement with WHO Nigeria’s social media channels;
  • Manage social media channels and engage with audiences, moderating comments on social media posts and intervening as appropriate to answer questions and guide the conversation in consultation with Clusters and programs;
  • Produce social media content from sources such as press releases, speeches, reports, documents and other WHO websites;
  • Liaise with Clusters and Programmes on their social media requirements and developing material for social media platforms; Develop social media campaign material around relevant health themes for the WHO Nigeria Collect and analyze social media metrics to gauge reach, engagement and other performance measures for social media posts, accounts and campaigns;
  • Create messaging for social media kits for major events; Maintain and identify content for the homepage and main landing pages;
  • Carry out regular quality control by ensuring a consistent presentation across various web pages by ensuringappropriate formatting, layout, placement and relevance; Ensure that there is an appropriate balance of both written, visual and multimedia content on the website and that it is regularly refreshed;
  • Scan new content published on Country Office websites to ensure quality and consistency;

Required Qualifications

Education:
Essential:

  • Completion of Secondary School Education with training in communications / information technology.

Desirable:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Information Management or Information Technology, Public Health.

Experience
Essential:

  • 10 years’ experience in the field of communications with some years in cooperate social media management.

Desirable:

  • Proficiency with photography and video. Proficiency with designing social media cards, gifts and other materials.

Skills:

  • Communications and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate with respect, tact and diplomacy.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles, techniques and practices of online dissemination of information, via social media mechanisms and the web and.
  • Thorough understanding of the impact of communications on the reputation, image, and success of an organization, as well as the role the web and social media has in this regard.
  • Ability to transform technical information for different target audiences.

WHO Competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Moving forward in a changing environment

Use of Language Skills:

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.

Remuneration
WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at NGN14,735,506 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Application Closing Date
29th June, 2023.

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3). Technical Officer (Human Resources for Health)

Job Identification: 2304871
Location: Lagos
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 12 months
Grade: NO-A

Objectives of the Programme

  • To develop and implement interventions to strengthen Human resources for health management for a strong primary healthcare system to achieve universal health coverage.

Description of Duties

  • To support States in the establishment and further development of best practices in the development of their human resources for health based on evidence-based policies, strategies and plans.
  • To encourage and enable the dissemination of evidence-based research results,tools and best practices on HRH developments and support the developmentand maintenance of state HRH databases with reliable and accurate HRH data and information
  • To provide technical expertise to states for the development, implementation and strengthening of HRH policies and strategic plans including the development of national health information systems, National Health workforce accounts, Health labour market analysis, workload indicators of staffing needs (WISN) and establishing, and adapting existing guidelines and tools for use by member states and technical partners.
  • Ensure full cooperation between organizations working on HRH at national, State levels with emphasis on capacity building and improving M&E and reporting.
  • To support state level implementation of National policies and strategies on key HRH issues, and support resource mobilization and advocacy strategies and the irimplementation.
  • To perform other related responsibilities as assigned, including replacing and back stopping for others as required.

Required Qualifications
Education:

  • Essential: First Degree in Medicine, Social Sciences, Public Health, Human Resources for Health or basic degree in healthrelated field with a health development subject area such as health education, health communication.
  • Desirable: Post-graduate qualification or training in public health and/or health planning and management. Training or qualifications in health system strengthening. Specialization or proven skills in human resources and/or information systems management.

Experience:

  • Essential: At least one year’s  experience in the development, management and implementation of human resources for health strategies and policies at the regional, national and/or international levels, including experience working in international organizations
  • Desirable: Proven expertise in human resources for health strategies as part of health systems strengthening complemented by a sound knowledge/experience of managing health workers. Track record in health and demographic data collection and analysis, and M&E in the field of human resources for health. Excellent communication and presentation skills with a demonstrated ability to produce technical reports, documents and guidelines in a clear and concise manner with guidance to multiple stakeholders.

Skills:

  • Proven expertise in human resources for health strategies as part of health systems strengthening complemented by a sound knowledge/experience of managing health workers. Track record in health and demographic data collection and analysis, and M&E inthe field of human resources for health. Excellent communication and presentation skills with a demonstrated ability to produce technical reports, documents and guidelines in a clear and concise manner with guidance to multiple.

WHO Competencies:

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Knowing and managing yourself.

Use of Language Skills:

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.

Remuneration

  • Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at N16,978,180 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Deadline: 20th June, 2023 (10:59PM).

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should use the links below to apply:

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