To contribute to the global NCD population-based surveys and contribute to updating of existing tools and development of new tools to improve population-based surveillance of NCDs and risk factors.
The main objective of the Surveillance, Monitoring and Reporting (SMR) Unit, within the Department of Noncommunicable Diseases is to support the collection, analysis and dissemination of country level noncommunicable diseases (NCD) and risk factor data to inform and improve public health policy. The SMR Unit focuses on developing global standards for NCDs and risk factors and provide technical support to countries which includes capacity building provided to countries implementing the various NCD-related surveillance systems.
Within the SMR Unit is the Population-based sub team whose main focus is providing technical support to countries that are implementing their population-based surveys for NCDs.
The population-based surveys include: the household adult NCD STEPS survey as well as the Global Adult Tobacco Survey; and the adolescent school based surveys, namely the Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS), Global School Health Policies and Practices Survey (GSHPPS) and the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS). The tools used need to be continuously updated to improve their usability.
Off-site – Home based.
The consultant is expected to travel.
Band level B-USD 7,000 – 9,980 per month.
Contract duration varies from 1 to 11 months depending on individual tasks.
For roster VNs:
The purpose of this vacancy is to develop a list of qualified candidates for inclusion in this advertised roster. All applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of their application (whether successful or unsuccessful) upon conclusion of the selection process. Successful candidates will be placed on the roster and subsequently may be selected for consultancy assignments falling in this area of work or for similar requirements/tasks/deliverables. Inclusion in the Roster does not guarantee selection to a consultant contract. There is no commitment on either side.