Programme Associate – Mogadishu, Somalia

UN Volunteer

Programme Associate – Mogadishu, Somalia

International Specialist
Host entity: WHO
Country: Somalia
Location, Country:  Mogadiscio (SOM)
Language skills: English & Somali
Expected Starting Date: Immediate
Duration: 12 months
Application deadline: 28 June 2021
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Planning Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Program Associate will:

  • Support the development of WHO’s operational plan with detailed costed activity plan, prioritization and allocation of resources
  • Monitor the implementation of WHO’s projects and grants under the supervision of Planning Officer to ensure the timely implementation, expenditure tracking and reporting as per the project proposal
  • Work with the monitoring and evaluation team of WHO country office, develop key monitoring and evaluation indicators, monitor and track these indicators systematically and produce final evaluation report for specific projects in a timely manner.
  • Develop data profile for each new projects implemented and operationalized by WHO in consistent manner with the purpose of keeping a historical archive

Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments

Bachelor’s Degree in public health / Health Science/ Health Management is desirable

Required experience: 24 Months
Experience remark
  • Relevant work experience in UN agencies; experience of working in relevant non-governmental or humanitarian organizations.
  • Relevant experience in the designing health and humanitarian projects
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Somali(Optional), Level – Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Development programme/project administration
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Adaptability and Flexibility, Building Trust, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Judgement and Decision-making, Knowledge Sharing, Leadership, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Self-Management, Vision, Working in Teams

Application procedure

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at Then go to ‘My Page’ at and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 28 June 2021.



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