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Consultant – Health Policy and Systems Research (HSR) at World Health Organization (WHO)

Filed in by on February 9, 2023
Fixed Term Appointment Jobs in Nigeria
Posted 1 year ago

World Health Organization is inviting credible applicants who are willing to partake in its ongoing recruitment to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant – Health Policy and Systems Research (HSR)


Ref No: 2300774
Location: Anywhere (Off-site – Home based)
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed-term appointment
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 27.5 days in 11 months
Organization: HQ/HSR Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research SCI
Schedule: Part-time

 About World Health Organization: World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

Job Requirements

  • Advanced University Degree in Public Health, Health Policy, or Health Systems.


  • A Doctorate in Public Health, Health Policy, or Health Systems.


  • Over ten years of relevant experience in global health research, including experience in the field of health policy and systems research with relevance to low- and middle-income countries. 
  • Track record of scientific articles relevant to the field of health policy and systems research, including in high-impact peer-reviewed journals. 
  • Experience in capacity building and mentoring in the field of health policy and systems research, and in organizing international research workshops and meetings.
  • Experience in advancing and developing health policy and systems research, with a minimum of 10 publications in peer-reviewed journals. 
  • Demonstrated experience at the international level.


  • Experience in the field of digital health and health systems.
  • Peer reviewed publications on digital health and health systems. 

 How to Submit Your Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • This vacancy notice may be used to identify candidates for other similar consultancies at the same level.
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • If your candidature is retained for interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position.
  • WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
  • The list can be accessed through the link: Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
  • For information on WHO’s operations please visit:
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
  • Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged.
  • WHO prides itself on a workforce that adheres to the highest ethical and professional standards and that is committed to put the WHO Values Charter into practice. 
  • WHO has zero tolerance towards sexual exploitation and abuse (SEA), sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct (i.e., discrimination, abuse of authority and harassment).
  • All members of the WHO workforce have a role to play in promoting a safe and respectful workplace and should report to WHO any actual or suspected cases of SEA, sexual harassment and other types of abusive conduct.
  • To ensure that individuals with a substantiated history of SEA, sexual harassment or other types of abusive conduct are not hired by the Organization, WHO will conduct a background verification of final candidates.
  • Consultants shall perform the work as independent contractors in a personal capacity, and not as a representative of any entity or authority.
  • The execution of the work under a consultant contract does not create an employer/employee relationship between WHO and the Consultant.
  • WHO shall have no responsibility whatsoever for any taxes, duties, social security contributions or other contributions payable by the Consultant.
  • The Consultant shall be solely responsible for withholding and paying any taxes, duties, social security contributions and any other contributions which are applicable to the Consultant in each location/jurisdiction in which the work hereunder is performed, and the Consultant shall not be entitled to any reimbursement thereof by WHO.

Application Closing Date
15th February, 2023


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