Ended Sub-National Cluster Coordinator

The Job

Sub-National Cluster Coordinator ( Multiple Locations) - (2000066)  

Grade: NO-B

Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

Contract duration: 1 year ( subject to availablity of funds)

Job Posting: Jan 9, 2020, 10:50:31 AM

Closing Date: Jan 23, 2020, 5:59:00 PM

Primary Location: Multiple locations

Organization: EM_YEM WHO Representative's Office, Yemen

Schedule: Full-time  

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

Requisition will be used to fill positions in Multiple Locations ( Sana'a, Aden , Ibb, Sada and Hodeidah)

Position number : 400665,400666, 400667, 400668,400669


To ensure that effective WHO country presence is established to implement WHO country cooperation strategies that are aligned with Member State's health development agendas and emergency/resilience programmes, and harmonized with the United Nations country teams.


1. Secure information from a broad range of health sector entities, analyze data and make recommendations on needed action.
2. Update health sector indicators, collect relevant data and monitor health cluster and humanitarian strategic and operational indicators.
3. Prepare periodical reports on the assigned projects and develop lessons learnt report for future use.
4. Monitor the health situation in the duty station to identify critical issues for cluster and multi-sectorial interventions.
5. Conduct needs assessment of medical centers in the designated duty station with regards to medical equipment and essential drugs.
6. Ensure that health needs and gaps are identified through joint planning and coordination, and rapid assessment procedure.
7. Organize inter-cluster meetings and facilitate communications and exchange of technical information for efficient and smooth implementation of health activities.
8. Maintain close relations with national authorities and other counterparts to ensure optimum impact as well as participation and ownership by national authorities.
9. Provide regular update on the progress of work as well as technical reports requested by donors for the implementation of activities.
10. Provide technical input in the preparation of training materials and conduct technical briefings when needed for the health workforce.



Essential: University degree in medicine or public health or social sciences
Desirable: An advanced degree in public health.


Essential: At least 2 years of experience at the national level in health systems coordination.
Desirable: Experience working in the UN system.


1. Good knowledge of health system and policy process.2. Knowledge of WHO mandate and goals and procedures and policies3. Knowledge of WHO policies and programmes and ability to interpret and adapt these in relation to country needs.4. Good knowledge of health system and policy process.5. Knowledge of WHO mandate and goals and procedures and policies.

WHO Competencies

  • Teamwork
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of local language.
The above language requirements are interchangeable.


Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 41,349 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.


  • This vacancy notice may 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: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
  • Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.
  • WHO global Competencies model at http://www.who.int/employment/WHO_competencies_EN.pdf?ua=1

How to Apply

Interested candidates are kindly requested and strongly encouraged to apply on-line. You may access through

The system provides instructions for on-line application procedures.  

Deadline for application: 23 January 2020, at 11:59 pm, Egypt local time (Interested candidates are, therefore, requested to observe time differences in their locality)

  • Employer: WHO
  • Category: Development/Non-Profit
  • Location: Multiple Cities
  • Posted on: 13 January 2020
  • Deadline: 23 January 2020