Organization: World Health Organization
Closing date: 09 Nov 2018
1. Purpose of the Consultancy
Support WHO HQ EOC telecommunications and implementation of WHO emergency management software (vSHOC);
The World Health Organization (WHO) HQ Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is a central location for WHO’s response to public health emergencies, providing support for telecommunications and emergency response information systems. WHO is currently responding to 43 public health emergencies, including an outbreak of Ebola in Democratic Republic of Congo. In addition to its support for these emergency responses, the EOC team is spearheading an overhaul of WHO emergency management information systems. The EOC team requires additional resources to perform and complete this work.
3. Work to be performed
a. Documentation of user requirements for emergency management software
b. Documentation and update of test scenarios for emergency management software
c. Upgrade the content of training material for emergency management software
d. Test changes to emergency management software to and report bugs to developers
e. Advanced configuration of software as delegated
Start date: 01/12/2018 End date: 28/02/2019
5. Work effort
Corresponds to a Full-Time Equivalent of: 100 %
Remuneration will be at the “Young Professionals” rate of 6000 USD / month, plus 3000 CHF / month per diem. Income from consultancies to UN organizations is not exempt from income tax in Switzerland.
7. Specific requirements
University degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Public Communication or similar.
Expert oral and written English, Advanced French a plus
8. Place of assignment
The Consultant is not expected to travel during this assignment. If the applicant is not currently located in Geneva, Switzerland, she or he will be responsible to pay for travel to Geneva.
How to apply:
E-mail your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org