Consultant Study of the Health Co-benefits of Climate Mitigation Job at WHO

  • Full Time
  • Abuja, Nigeria
  • Applications have closed

Website World Health Organization (WHO)

The WHO has published a job vacancy announcement on 25 April 2022 for qualified Nigeria’s to fill in the vacant post of Consultant Study of the Health Co-benefits of Climate Mitigation to be based in Abuja, Nigeria.

Recruiter World Health Organization (WHO)
Position Consultant Study of the Health Co-benefits of Climate Mitigation
Location Abuja, Nigeria
Country Nigeria
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s degree
Experience Required 5 or more years
Application Deadline 01 May 2022

WHO Job Vacancy 2022

BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: The World Health Organization (WHO) will be supporting Nigeria through their Ministry of Health to undertake this health co-benefits assessment. WHO will collaborate with partners which have experience already collaborating in Nigeria on the elaboration of SLCP inventories and GHG studies.

The WHO will be establishing a Health Co-benefits of Climate Mitigation Expert Working Group that will provide expert guidance to the study as required and provide a peer review of the study findings.

The proposed objectives of this study will be to:

  • Analyze the spatial distribution of pollution problems in the country and the regional effect on children.
  • Propose a series of transitions to clean fuel and technologies in the residential sector and associated emissions and air pollutant reductions with a consideration of equitable access
  • Estimate the government and individual costs of these transition scenarios
  • Estimate the avoided air pollution-attributable deaths/daily from these interventions;
  • Estimate the social benefits from these interventions;
  • Integrate study findings into Nigeria NDC revision process and provide recommendations on opportunities to use findings to raise NDC ambitions.

Qualification & Experience:

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in public health, environmental health sciences or public policy.
  • Understanding of energy policy decision-making processes in Nigeria, and engaging/advising governments or other stakeholders on policy options;
  • Understanding of the challenges and intricacies of multi-sectoral policies and decisions in Nigeria
  • Demonstrated data collection and analysis;
  • Demonstrated strong research and analytical skills;
  • Familiarity with WHO normative products, specifically the WHO Guidelines for indoor air quality: household fuel combustion;
  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and oral.
  • 5 or more years working to develop and/or evaluate energy policies and programmes;
  • Evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of policies and programmes in Nigeria, related to household energy value chain;
  • Conducting a needs assessment/situational assessment and/or stakeholder mapping in a low or middle-income country, preferably in Nigeria,
  • Modelling of policy scenarios to estimate population health and environmental impacts;
  • Preparing workshops, consulting and interviewing stakeholders, including those working in the government, within the private sector and non-governmental organizations.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply WHO Consultant Study of the Health Co-benefits of Climate Mitigation Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: 01 May 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.