Evaluation of the utilization of National Professional Officers at country level Request for proposal

Reference: RFP 2018/DGO/EVL/02
Beneficiary countries: Switzerland
Published on: 28-Aug-2018
Deadline on: 28-Sep-2018 17:00 (GMT 2.00)


The purpose of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to enter into a contractual agreement with a successful bidder to carry out an evaluation of the utilization of National Professional Officers at country level.



National Professional Officers (NPOs) are nationals of the country in which they are to serve, are recruited locally and are not subject to assignment to any official station outside the home country. They are staff members of the Organization and are subject to the Staff Regulations and Rules of WHO. They perform functions of a professional nature requiring local knowledge, expertise and experience of a national as opposed to an international dimension.

The findings and recommendations of this evaluation will help inform the effective utilization of NPOs as part of WHO’s workforce at country level.  The overall purpose of the evaluation is to assess the role played by NPOs in WHO country offices, towards the effective delivery of WHO’s mandate at country level in support of Member States to achieve their national health targets.


See documents attached for further details.