Purpose of the Position


The WHO Country Representative serves as the Chief of the Mission and accredited Representative of the WHO Director General and the Regional Director. The Representative is responsible for establishing dialogue with the government to develop the framework of cooperation in the country. She/he is expected to work closely and collaboratively with the national authorities, institutions, stakeholders and partners, to provide upstream policy support and policy dialogue on the national health system and national health and development agenda.
 Depending on the country contexts, she/he provides strategic support, technical assistance and direct operational support to the country of her/his assignment. She/he develops the WHO Country Cooperation Strategy in support of WHO’s and national and international development efforts to implement the national health policies, strategies and plans towards achievement of the Universal Health Coverage where everyone can lead healthy and productive lives, regardless of who they are or where they live.
 As Head of the Country Office, the Representative is responsible for directing and guiding often large and complex programs and operations supporting the country office programs, providing leadership and vision to the WHO country programme team in managing and leveraging resources for the achievement of results. The Representative directs and oversees the various program sectors and operational service teams ensuring delivery of quality results in accordance with the WHO Global Program of Work, policies, strategies, standards of performance and accountability framework,
As representative of the Director General and Regional Director, the WR manages WHO core functions at country level and provides leadership in the following key functional areas: Advocacy, Partnership and Representation, Policy Development and Technical Cooperation, and Administration and Management.

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