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World Health Organization – Seeking Candidates for Director of Ageing and Life Course (ALC)

The World Health Organization (WHO) seeks candidates for the following senior level position

Deadline for applications EXTENDED: 1 November 2018

Director of Ageing and Life Course (ALC),  to lead the department and the work of WHO in presenting a compelling vision and lead global efforts in reframing of the way the world considers ageing and older people, to advance the WHO Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health and to ensure WHO’s approach is consistent with a sustainable and equitable response to the global transition to older populations.

Vacancy reference 1804028. For more information and to apply online please go to:

WHO is committed to workforce diversity.  Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world – experience at country level and/or evidence of a previous history of mobility would be an advantage.

This position is classified at the “D1” level in the United Nations Common System and are currently based in Geneva. Information on salary and benefits can be found through links on the following site:


I envision a world in which everyone can live healthy, productive lives, regardless of who they are or where they live.

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General


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