National Professional Officer – Tuberculosis – (2201029) – WHO


Job Description

Organization:World Health Organization
Job Title:National Professional Officer – Tuberculosis – (2201029)
Contractual Arrangement:Fixed-term appointment
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days):1 year (subject to availability of funds, satisfactory performance and continuing need for the position)
Job Posting:Mar 6, 2022, 4:47:07 PM
Closing Date:Mar 28, 2022, 11:59:00 PM
Primary Location:Sudan-Khartoum
Organization:EM_SUD WHO Representative’s Office, Sudan

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To reduce sickness and death caused by Tuberclosis (TB) dramatically reduce the burden of TB by 2015 inline with the Millennium Development Goals and the Stop TB Partnership targets, by guiding the National TB program in policy develpment and technical operations, helping health care staff working in TB control to develop the technical and managerial skills to implement, evaluate and improve TB control, monitoring and surveillance of TB.


– To support NTP in implementation ofGFATM activities.- Assist in promoting mainstreaming of NTP with country office programs and regional technical advisors.- Attend related meeting, seminars, workshops as requested by WR and report on the outcomes of such gathering.- Initiate periodic progress reports and assist the NTP on monitoring and evaluating progress.- Maintain contacts and exchanges with international orgranization and liaison between WR’s office and various implementing partners of GFATM for which WHO is the sub-recipient.



Essential:  University Degree in Medicine or Public Health
Desirable: A Master Degree in Public Health


Essential: At least 2 years of progressive experience in related field
Desirable: Experience in working in the area of TB control and prevention with an experience in WHO to have knowledge of its rules, regulations, procedures and practices


– Broad knowledge of Stop TB strategy , policies and interventions.- Ability to work well under pressure.Ability to adopt and working harmoniously with people from divers cultural setting and backgrounds- Be able to take iniative and make suggestion.

WHO Competencies


Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences*


Ensuring the effective use of resources

Use of Language Skills

Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Expert knowledge of Arabic/local languag.


Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 41,710 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.


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  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
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