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[CLOSED] WHO - Coordinator, Mortality and Health Analysis Health Metrics and Measurement Cluster

The World Health Organization (WHO), Geneva, seeks a Coordinator, Mortality and Health Analysis Health Metrics and Measurement Cluster (Vacancy reference : 1802893)

The Coordinator Mortality and Health Analysis in the cluster of Health Metrics and Measurement leads and coordinates WHO's work related to global health data and statistics, with a focus on mortality and causes of death, including standards, analysis and reporting.

More specifically, the Coordinator will :

  • Develop and implement a renewed WHO vision and strategy on health data analysis, with a focus on mortality and cause of death statistics

  • Lead and coordinate WHO's work on monitoring the global health situation and trends

  • Collaborate with lead global institutions

  • Lead and effectively manage a team of subject matter experts and specialists

  • Provide expertise to Member States in the implementation of standards, classifications, terminologies and the application of information technology for health data

Educational requirements :

  • Advanced university degree (Master's) in statistics, epidemiology, demography, health sciences or other disciplines with relevant statistical and data analysis content.

  • At least one university degree (BSc or MSc) in biostatistics or related mathematical or quantitative analysis fields.

Experience : At least 15 years' experience at national and international levels in monitoring data on health situations and trends using mathematical, analytical statistics and modern modelling techniques.

Salary :

This position is classified at the "P6" level in the United Nations common system. WHO offers an attractive expatriate package including health insurance, financial support for schooling if children and relocation. For more information and to apply online please go to :

Deadline for applications is 17 July 2018.

“I envision a world in which everyone can live healthy, productive lives, regardless of who they are or where they live.” Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General

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