Radio Operator Job Opening At The World Health Organization


Radio Operator Job Opening At The World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations’ agency for health. The organization focuses on four main areas, led by health intervention efforts, such as control and prevention of HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis. Other WHO priorities include support for government health programs; development of health policies, products, and systems; and efforts related to determinants of health, such as food safety and nutrition. The WHO operates from six regional offices worldwide and national offices in about 150 countries. Budget and policy oversight for the organization is provided by the World Health Assembly, which includes representatives of more than 190 countries. The WHO was founded in 1948.

Radio Operator
Job Type: Full Time
Qualification: OND BA/BSc/HND
Experience: 5 years
Location: Bauchi
Job ID(1701860)

Grade: G4

Contractual Arrangement: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4

Contract duration: 12 Months

Job Posting: Jun 23, 2017, 12:45:18 PM

Closing Date: Jul 7, 2017, 9:59:00 PM

Primary Location: Nigeria-Bauchi

Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria

Purpose of the Position: To enhance the effective delivery of WHO technical and managerial programmes through electronic communication for locating and contacting all personnel and also to conduct preventive and corrective maintenance of all electronic communication equipment.

Objectives of the Programme and the immediate Strategic Objectives: The objective of the EPI programme is to support national authorities to provide high quality immunization services that will contribute to (a) the reduction of mortality, morbidity and disability from vaccine preventable diseases through the optimum use of available and new vaccines and (b) the strengthening of national health systems as well as efforts to achieve the Millennium Development Goals.

Under the general supervision of the WHO country representative and direct supervision of the Operations Officer, the incumbent of the position will primarily deal with following tasks;

Operate High Frequency and Very High Frequency radio communication equipment.

Monitoring vehicles and personnel in all parts of the country using radio and phones. Ensuring daily reporting for the entire vehicle fleet.
Maintaining good working condition of fixed and mobile radios through troubleshooting, installations and repair. Generate fault reports of all electronic communication equipment

Train newly arriving/visiting staff in the proper use of radio communication equipment and protocol.

Ensure efficient and optimal utilization of available communication equipment.
Enforcing MOSS compliance in travel and communication through monitoring and information sharing.
Completing online security clearance requests for all travelers using in-country road and all air travel.
Close monitoring of CCTV devices in the wake of heightened insecurity in the country and real-time reporting to management for action.
Dispatching outgoing official mail to all recipients in the city of operation and other State WHO offices.
Supporting the agency security officer in collation of security information from various sources within and outside the organization.
Dissemination of security advisory through the bulk SMS system.
Booking security briefing for all personnel in Abuja and supporting completion UNDSS online courses.

Ensure efficient transport coordination for airport reception/departure

Arrange for mobile police escort for airport runs during the night for arriving/departing staff and consultants.
Reserve accommodation for arriving staff and consultants
Perform any other functions as may be directed by the supervisor.


Communicating in a Credible and Effective Way;
Fostering integration and teamwork;
Ensuring the effective use of resources

Functional Knowledge and Skills

Ability to operate radio and Satellite communication equipment
Ability to operate Microsoft Word and Excel software
Fluent in written and spoken English

E Educational Qualifications

Essential:- Completion of Secondary education
Desirable:- National Diploma in Radio/Mass Communication; Higher National Diploma/ University Degree.


Essential:- Minimum 5 years radio equipment operation.
Desirable:- Capacity to handle multiple tasks with minimum supervision.
Troubleshooting faults in communication equipment
Experience in multicultural environments.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should APPLY HERE

Deadline: 7th July, 2017


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