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Aug 21, 2010



Recruitment of World Health Organization for Temporary International Professional (TIP) - Violence and Injury Prevention (VIP) (P2/P3/P4) (WHO)

Organization : World Health Organization (WHO)

POST : Temporary International Professional (TIP) - Violence and Injury Prevention (VIP) (P2/P3/P4)

Annual salary: (Net of tax)
USD 46,037 (P2); USD 55,259 (P3); USD 66,482 (P4) at single rate
USD 49,082 (P2); USD 59,200 (P3); USD 71,393 (P4) with primary Dependants

Vacancy Notice No: SEARO/10/ROST5

Title: Temporary International Professional (TIP) - Violence and Injury Prevention (VIP) (P2/P3/P4)

Grade: P level

Contract type: Rosters

Duration of contract: From 1 month to 24 months

Date: 11 August 2010

Application Deadline: 6 October 2010
(46 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applications

Duty Station: Multiple duty stations

Organization unit: SEARO Regional Office for the South East Asia (SE/RGO) /
SE/SDE Dprtmnt of Sustainable Dev and Healthy Environments (SE/SDE)
Disability, Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation (DPR)

Essential: First University degree or Masters' level degree in medicine and other health related field with post-graduate degree in medical, nursing, epidemiology, health promotion or public health.
Desirable: Post Graduate degree or training in injury prevention, injury surveillance, epidemiology and biostatistics.

1. Producing results.
2. Communicating in a credible and effective way.
3. Building and promoting partnership across the Organization and beyond.
1. Knowledge of the theory, principles, methods and practices of injury surveillance, violence and injury prevention especially road traffic injuries;
2. Ability to coordinate, plan and implement projects, conduct training activities, effectively monitor and analyze data and present results.
3. Ability to work independently and deliver high quality work on time.
4. Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural settings and excellent inter-personal skills.

Other Skills (e.g. IT): Very good understanding of internet-based learning and networking and ability to work in word-processing, spreadsheet and databases packages.
For P2: 2 years at national level.
For P3: 5 years including two years of international experience.
For P4: 7 years including three years of international experience.
Experience of working in low or middle-income country is preferable.

1. Knowledge in the area of violence and injury prevention e.g. presentations in international seminars; publications in international journals.
2. Experience in development of advocacy materials.
3. Experience in working with the UN system, in general, and the WHO system, in particular.
Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English. Knowledge of other UN official languages as well as languages in SEAR would be an advantage.
Additional Information:
The purpose of this vacancy notice is to invite qualified professionals with expertise in the field of violence and injury prevention and trauma care especially epidemiologist, social and behavioural scientist, training and education experts and communication specialist for possible temporary assignments which may arise from time to time at the WHO Regional Office for South East Asia or any of the WHO country offices located in the Member States of the Region namely: Bangladesh, Bhutan, DPR Korea, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Timor-Leste.

The grade of the position will be fixed based on the level of responsibilities and complexity of tasks assigned and reflected in the Terms of Reference.

The duration of specific assignments may vary from one month up to a maximum of 24 months.

The applications of qualified candidates (evaluated by the screening committee) will be kept in active roster and a competitive selection will be made as and when required for each specific assignment. The selected candidate will be informed accordingly.

All applicants are requested to refrain from enquiring about the status of their applications. Their enquiry will not be entertained
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