HEALTH SPECIALIST

28 Oct 2016 | 06:44 | 08 Nov 2016 Closed

UNICEF-SOMALIA.

  • Africa , Uganda , Kampala
  • From 3 year(s)
  • Administrative

Negotiable
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Job Description

We are looking for HEALTH SPECIALIST

Bachelor

Full-Time


Degree in public health, social sciences, development planning, statistics or related field and at least 5 years work experience in EPI or child health or public health programs. Familiarity with the principles and current approaches to polio eradication in polio endemic or outbreak countries & Routine immunization. Experience supporting public health projects with a maternal and child health focus. Specific prior experience in analysis of social data as part of polio or immunization campaigns desirable. Excellent coordination, organizational and time management skills and strong attention to detail. Ability to manage partnerships and relationships with people Excellent writing and communications skills in English required.


Coordinate internally on EPI Strengthening & Polio Eradication efforts and EPI within UNICEF (EPI, Health, C4D, Supply staff) and follow-up on pending actions and provide support as needed. Coordinate closely with the MOH, WHO and other partners and attend all polio related meetings and represent UNICEF on the polio eradication response and Routine EPI activities and accelerated disease control initiatives whilst providing feedback to all relevant staff. In close collaboration with MOH, WHO and others partners, provide technical assistance & capacity building of zonal colleagues & frontline workers in developing clear, evidence based, budgeted, implementation plan, and aid its supervision, monitoring and evaluation. Support UNICEF’s efforts in intensification of activities to implement the Strategic Outbreak preparedness & Response Plan and EPI Plan including GAVI HSS2 implementation monitoring & grants management. UNICEF requires additional support to coordinate all the various streams of work and efforts in close collaboration with the MOH, WHO and partners. Develop logistic plans and ensure vaccines and related supplies are dispatched on time to the immunization points and funds are dispatched on time to the implementing partners after verification of deliverables.

Company Profile

UNICEF-SOMALIA.


The UNICEF Health programme in Somalia is comprised of three projects: strengthening childcare services, promoting safe motherhood and child immunization.

info@www.unicef.org

UNICEF-SOMALIA.

+254 (0) 20 762 8417

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