Deadline: 05 August, 2020

Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of National Professional Officer (Procurement).

The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.


  • Manage the full range of administrative and operations functions in support of WHE programme including planning, budget and finance, human resources, procurement, ticketing, travel and transportation, staff safety and security, and telecommunications
  • Adapt and implement procedures, in compliance with existing policies and standard operating protocols for the administration, monitoring, control and evaluation of human, financial and material resources management cycles
  • Support technical focal points of WHE programme to effectively manage budget planning, allocations and awards
  • Track and report on resource gaps, support, monitor and report on budget implementation in compliance with WHO rules, emergency SOPs and delegation of authority
  • Monitor and analyse financial and physical performance, prepare briefs and analytical reports, recommend actions and advise technical staff on budget management and implementation of planned activities
  • Identify risk, monitor risk mitigation measures, bottlenecks and correctives through the effective use of WHO business intelligence mechanisms and tools
  • Support the technical focal points of WHE team for the development of proposals to mobilise resources by formulating general and specific budgetary estimates for the identified activities as per WHO and donor norms and ensure compliance with the WHO partnership frameworks including with non-state actors (FENSA)
  • Provide administrative support in the implementation of donor funded projects, monitor follow-up and ensure timely reporting to donors
  • Regularly monitor encumbrances, facilitate timely and rule compliant payments to suppliers and vendors for effective liquidation to ensure financial performance in line with donor agreements


  • University degree in Business Management/Administration, Operations, Commerce or Accounting or a related field from an accredited/recognised academic institution
  • Advanced university degree in Business Management/Administration will be an asset
  • One year, minimum, of experience in managing a wide range of administrative, financial services and human resources management work
  • Relevant work experience for more than one year in an international organisation
  • Working knowledge of managing administration in a humanitarian situation will be an asset
  • Expert knowledge of English and Nepali

To apply and for more information, click here.

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