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Vacancy: WHO Seeks Health Policy and Service Design Coordinator in Manila, Philippines - P4H Network

Vacancy: WHO Seeks Health Policy and Service Design Coordinator in Manila, Philippines

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Western Pacific Region is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the role of Coordinator, Health Policy and Service Design. This role presents a unique chance to contribute to the region’s health systems’ resilience and sustainability.

Key Details:

  • Grade: P5
  • Contract: Fixed-term (2 years)
  • Location: Manila, Philippines
  • Posting Date: February 8, 2024
  • Closing Date: February 29, 2024
  • Primary Location: Philippines-Manila
  • Organization: WHO Western Pacific Region, Division of Health Systems and Services
  • Schedule: Full-time

Role Overview: The Coordinator will play a pivotal role in providing technical support to Member States in designing, implementing, and evaluating health policies. This includes initiatives in health financing arrangements to support Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and capacity-building efforts. Additionally, the incumbent will foster partnerships with external stakeholders, manage the work plan of the Health Policy and Service Design unit, and coordinate with country offices and WHO headquarters.

Qualifications and Skills Required:

  • Advanced university degree in public health or related field
  • Minimum of ten years’ experience in health financing planning, health services planning, or related fields
  • Expertise in health financing and at least one other area of health systems
  • Strong leadership and team management skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships
  • Proficiency in communication and collaboration

This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the vision of a healthier and safer region outlined by WHO. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply before the closing date. For more information and to apply, visit the WHO careers portal.