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(Jobs in Kenya) Consultant – Health and Migration Programme at World Health Organization (WHO)

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The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health. It was established on 7 April 1948, headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.

Purpose of consultancy

The consultant will support the operationalization of the Refugee and migrant health through the provision of key deliverables linked to the Global Competency Standards for health workers (the Competency Standards), its Learning Guide and Curriculum Guide at the global, regional, and country levels, in close collaboration with WHO Regional and Country Offices.


Deliverable 1: Develop modules for the e-learning course integrate a cross-cutting focus on the delivery of immunization services in a people-centred and equitable manner.

Expected by 28 February 2023.

  • Activity 1.1: Identify, develop, and integrate material on the delivery of immunization services for refugees and migrants into five (out of the six) modules of the course.  This will entail the following: selecting case studies and promising/successful practices from published guidance available; designing of exercises and discussions; and integrating the material into the structure of the course.

Deliverable 2: Provide in-person training material adapted to a specific country, which intends to follow the facilitators’ manual and the checklist previously developed.

Expected by 31 March 2023.

  • Activity 2.1: Adapt the six modules of the e-learning course on the Global Competency Standards to a country-specific context to support the piloting of a face-to-face capacity building exercise in at least one country. The process will require restructuring and modifying the material of the e-learning course, including adding additional exercises and country examples, to facilitate conducting the in-person training.

Deliverable 3: Provide In-person training on the Global Competency Standards piloted in one country under the Luxemburg/UHCP list.

Expected by 30 April 2023.

  • Activity 3.1: Pilot the in-person training on the Global Competency Standards in one country under the Luxemburg/UHCP list, which will include conducting the training, supporting the planning of necessary activities, and finetuning the material post-piloting.

Deliverable 4: Establish competency Standards global and regional Networks and a roadmap on how to work with WHO Collaborating Centre (s) as the Global Training Centre developed.

Expected by 30 June 2023.

  • Activity 4.1: Develop a roadmap on the establishment of the Competency Standards Network including list of key Universities in each Region to be included and organized. Develop modality to work with the WHO Collaborating Centre (s) to be a global training centre on the Competency Standards and identify key educational institutions and partners

Qualifications, experience, skills and languages.

Educational Qualifications:


  • Master’s degree in public health or social science from a recognized university.


  • Degree in teaching and educating students and professionals.



  • At least 7 years relevant experience at global and field level in public health and the development and implementation of health programmes and/or humanitarian public health emergencies and development.
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in developing countries in planning, implementation, training, education, monitoring and evaluation of health activities related to refugees and migrants.
  • Proven facilitating and managerial experience.
  • Experience in strengthening of knowledge management systems.


  • Experience working with academic institutions, NGOs and UN agencies and strategy development in the context of migration.
  • Teaching experience at an academic institution and conducting trainings.


  • Technical expertise in health and migration training and education.
  • Ability to analyze political contexts to interact and negotiate effectively with multiple stakeholders to interact effectively with multiple high-level stakeholders at the international level.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Confidence to interact and operate with partners at a regional write clear strategic health related documents in English.
  • Proven ability to successfully manage a group of stakeholders or networks and obtain results. standard of work output.
  • Ability to work with multi- stakeholders in educational health field.
  • Sound academic experience.
  • Strong management competencies and process-oriented leadership developed through extensive work in the private as well as in the public sector.

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