WHO Recruitment (July 2024/2025) Online Application, Qualifications & Eligibility

WHO Recruitment 2024 application form is out for the hiring of competent, devoted, and suitably qualified candidates into argurably the world largest healthcare board, World Health Organization (WHO).

Are you interested in working for the World Health Organization in their national office in South Africa? Here is you chance to follow the instructions in this guide to apply for the 2024 WHO Recruitment which is still ongoing at the time of this publication.

WHO is hiring to fill a position where the jobholder will be responsible for the delivery of the new HR service model in an efficient and timely manner.

The jobholder will oversee all responsibilities for all human resources activities for the WHO Regional Office for Africa and 47 countries in the African region, such as position classification, recruitment, contract administration, employment conditions and entitlements, policy formulation and staff development.

Job Openings at World Health Organization (WHO)

The following are the opening job vacancies at World Health Organization (WHO):

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1HR Assistant – (2405588)Online Application
Application Deadline: 13th July, 2024

Duties and Responsibilities for Job Vacancy at WHO Recruitment

The following are the duties and responsibilities which the jobholder will oversee during his/her tenure at WHO following the current job vacancy (HR Assistant) at WHO:

  1. The jobholder will provide relevant HR information and initiate transactions in the Global Management System (GSM) in the following areas
  2. The jobholder will initiate position actions (Position classification and reclassification actions)
  3. The jobholder will initiate Hiring and staffing actions, including hiring of consultants
  4. Contract Management (appointments, extension of appointments, separation actions) changes in status actions
  5. The jobholder will advise on possible reasons of HRAP rejections
  6. The jobholder will provide support to Staff in initiating TRs for statutory travels (Processing of staff entitlements)
  7. The jobholder will provide support to Staff in the use of the staff self-service module (GSM end-users)
  8. The incumbent will serve as back up to the team members in similar positions covering their portfolio of clusters.
  9. The jobholder will perform any other related duties/responsibilities as required.
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Qualifications and Requirements for WHO Recruitment 2024

The following are the qualifications and requirements for the available jo vacancy at WHO:

  1. Candidates must have completed secondary school or equivalent, and training in personnel/human resources management.
  2. Candidates must have attained at least 5 years of experience in administrative positions, preferably in WHO in functions encompassing personnel matters.
  3. Candidates must have a experience in interpreting personnel rules and procedures as well as administration of staff entitlements.
  4. Candidates must have an experience in HR management in international organizations.
  5. Work requires maintaining up to date knowledge on any changes to Staff Regulations and Rules as well as standard operating procedures.
  6. Candidates must maintain computer skills including skills expertise in the Global Management System, to the standard of the Organization by self-study or in-house training.
  7. Knowledge of WHO rules, regulations, policies and practices would be an asset.
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Key Competencies

Interested candidates are expected to possess the below competencies:

  1. Teamwork.
  2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences.
  3. Communication.
  4. Producing results.
  5. Moving forward in a changing environment.

How to Apply for WHO Recruitment 2024

Interested candidates who meets the above eligibility are to follow the below instructions to apply for the 2024 WHO Recruitment:

  1. Visit the official careers portal of WHO(https://www.who.int/careers).
  2. Login or sign up if you do not have an already existing account.
  3. Select the job position under the category.
  4. Fill the application form for the position you are applying.
  5. Review the application form and make possible corrections.
  6. Submit the application form and wait to be contacted.

Only suitably qualified candidates will be contacted for the further assessments and interviews.

Application Deadline

The Application Deadline for the WHO Recruitment 2024 is Saturday 13th July, 2024. Interested candidates are to apply for the recruitment no later than the deadline.

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About The Author: David Afolabi

David Afolabi is a passionate recruitment specialist and writer with a Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management. His objective is to offer guidance and support through informative articles, helping individuals make informed decisions about their career paths and achieve their professional goals.