The World Health Organization has a vacancy for the position of:
(Special Service Agreement, for initial period of 8 months)
Purpose of the Post:
In the context of the COVID-19 emergency, the incumbent will provide technical and operational support to the MoH in responding to the outbreak of COVID-19 through supporting database and Information Technology System management in Lao PDR..
Description of Duties:
Under the management supervision of the WCO’s Incident Manager and overall technical supervision of the Technical Officer (Epidemiologist), the successful applicant shall perform duties listed below.
Method(s) to carry out the activity
(1) Data entry for Covid-19 related data including suspected cases and entry and exit screening
(2) Data entry for notifiable diseases, including Severe Acute Respiratory Illness
(3) Monitoring quality of data entry and other indicators including completeness and timeliness
(4) Maintenance of computer and database systems at the National Centre for Laboratory and Epidemiology
Knowledge & skills:
Other skills (e.g. IT): Proficiency in standard MS Office applications.
Submissions without the proper subject of the email may be disregarded.
Excellent communication skills
Skills / Technical skills and knowledge
Excellent analytical, planning and organizational skills
Basic written and spoken English