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VACANCY NOTICE: WCO/2019/SSA/HSS/03
DATE OF ISSUE: 20 February 2019
The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
: WHO Provincial Health Officer (PHO)
: Special Service Agreement (SSA)
APPPLICATION DEADLINE : 06 March 2019
DURATION OF CONTRACT : 6 months with possibility of extension
: Health System Strengthening (HSS)
: Respective Provincial Ministries
NUMBER OF POSITIONS
: Seven (7)
: Lump sum package of approximately NPR 220,909/- per month (Taxable)
The World Health Organization (WHO), Nepal invites applications from qualified and experienced
candidates to fulfil the position of WHO Provincial Health Officer.
Objective of the Position:
To support provincial health authorities in health services division and health programmes, in planning,
management, coordination and monitoring of health services in line with the agreed national priorities
enunciated in WHO Country Cooperation Strategy (2018-22), and ways to overcome health system
barriers for advancing Universal Health Coverage (UHC).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the overall guidance of the WHO Representative and led by Public Health Administrator, the incumbent
will work closely with the health services, nursing and allied health professions education, and planning and
monitoring section in the health services division of the Ministry of Social Development (MoSD). S/he will
support in formulating, implementing and evaluating provincial policies, strategies, planning and budgeting
essentially to invest and improve health services delivery in the province where positioned.
For undertaking the above, a quarterly plan will be agreed for the Provincial Health Officer (PHO). The main
components of the plan could be similar, but might differ depending on the health and development needs of
the individual provinces. Each quarter,