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Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen

Junior Professional Officer (JPO)

Die Bundesregierung hat mit mehr als 30 Internationalen Organisationen Abkommen zur Förderung von deutschen Nachwuchskräften als JPO geschlossen. Die Federführung des Programms liegt beim Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (BMZ); das Büro Führungskräfte zu Internationalen Organisationen (BFIO) ist verantwortlich für die Durchführung des Programms. Angesprochen sind Bewerber/innen mit deutscher Staatsangehörigkeit und mit erster Berufserfahrung nach abgeschlossenem Hochschulstudium.

Da es sich um ein Nachwuchsförderprogramm handelt, sollten Bewerberinnen und Bewerber im Regelfall zwischen zwei bis vier Jahren Berufserfahrung haben.

Wichtige Informationen zur Bewerbung (Bewerbungsvoraussetzungen, Bewerbungsformular, Details zur Stellenbeschreibung etc.) finden Sie auf unserer Website unter www.bfio.de, Stichwort: JPO-Programm.

Bewerbungsschluss ist Freitag, der 19. Februar 2021, 24.00 Uhr MEZ


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WHO - JPO, Technical Officer-Vaccine safety-Regulation and safety Unit-Geneva


Junior Professional Officer (JPO), Technical Officer-Vaccine safety, Geneva
Sector/Unit: Regulation and Safety Unit (REG)
Duration: 2 years with the possibility of extension for another year
Please note that for participants of the JPO-Programme two years work experience are mandatory!


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to ensure the quality, safety and efficancy of vaccines by working with Member States towards mutual recognition of regulatory oversight of responsible national regulatory authorities, i.e. ensure access to information on vaccine quality assurance and monitoring; provision of WHO guidelines and capacity-building, and facilitate participation of vaccine producers and regulators in international events and collaborative activities.     
  • Assist in the further development and operationalization of the WHO National Control Laboratory Network for Biologicals, i.e. development of work plan, liaise with existing and assist in the recruitment of new network members; assist in the preparation and conclusion of formal agreements for collaboration in particular for the lot release information agreements; and liaise with the WHO Information Management and Technology department for management of the electronical platform.     
  • Oversee and monitor updates and information by Network members into the SharePoint for the WHO National Control Laboratory Network for Biologicals (including monitoring SharePoint access rights); and support the overall management of the SharePoint and its data repository such as new network membership, data content and events calendar, and facilitate sharing of technical expertise through network channels.    


Profile of qualification:

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in biological sciences, public health, medicines, health sciences or related fields.  


Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of relevant work experience.
  • Professional experience from an international organization, or at country level; professional experience in regulation and control of vaccines/biological products would be an asset.


Key Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills in English.
  • Knowledge of other UN official languages would be an asset.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel and presentation software.