OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
Risk management is embedded in all aspectsof WHO activities from strategy development to day to-day operations across theOrganization. In the development of policies, procedures and operational plansunder each of the pillars, risks or events that may damage the reputation ofthe Organization or affect its ability to achieve its objectives are assessedand mitigation measures are considered. In addition, in the conduct of theirday-to-day activities, managers and staff identify, assess, prioritize, andcontrol risks within their areas of responsibility with the aim to minimize,monitor, and control the probability and/or impact of adverse events or tomaximize the realization of opportunities.
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
1.Serve as the Country Office focal point for risk management and compliance initiatives (such as the risk register and the internal control self-assessment check-list), to coordinate their implementation in the country office and support the senior management in the preparation of feedback to AFRO/HQs concerning such initiatives, as well represent the country office in the WHO compliance network;
Essential: University degree in business administration, public administration, international business, finance, law,economics or related field.
Desirable: Master’s degree in business administration,public administration, international business, finance, law, economics or related field
Essential: At least 5 years of combined relevant experience at the national level in complex organizations, in areas under general management and administration, internal control frameworks and related monitoring processes and systems.
–>Extensive knowledge of WHO administrative rules, procedures and systems and understanding of the complex interrelationship of factors,rules and systems which lead to non-compliance
Use of Language Skills
Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at UGX 176,233,000 (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.
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- WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
- WHO’s workforce adheres to the WHO Values Charter and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice.
- 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.