Immunization Specialist – UNICEF – N’Djamena, Chad

Location:
N'Djamena, Chad
Industry Sector:
International Public Sector
Type of contract:
Contract
Salary:
Competitive

Immunization Specialist – UNICEF – N’Djamena, Chad

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Immunization Specialist – UNICEF – N’Djamena, Chad

Main Duties

  • Timely sectoral analysis, input, support and coordination contribute to the Situation Analysis with consistent integration of sex dis-aggregated data and its periodic update for effective project planning, development and management.
  • Quality contributions are made to the development and implementation of the Immunization strategies and approaches through participation and collaboration with internal and external partnership.
  • Work plan and objectives are strategically established, technical support is effectively provided, and planned results are timely delivered through exercise of strong technical leadership.
  • Project implementation progress is monitored and evaluated for adjustment, acceleration and improvement of program delivery and sustainability. Gender/sex dis-aggregated data and inputs relevant to the Immunization Programme provided.
  • Technical support is provided to government and NGOs at all stages of the programme cooperation, including capacity building of government personnel and beneficiaries.
  • The capacities of Country Office staff are strengthened through effective capacity building programme in the development, implementation and management of the Immunization programme.
  • UNICEF and Government accountability is ensured for supply and non-supply assistance and disbursement of programme funds for the sector.
  • Effective partnership and collaboration achieved and maintained for advocacy, technical cooperation, programme coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.
  • The most relevant and strategic information is provided to support the Immunization Programme by the effective implementation of integrated child survival monitoring system.
  • All required programme reports are timely prepared in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.
  • Emergency preparedness is maintained,  and in emergencies, emergency responses with effective coordination are provided.

Requirements

  • An Advanced university degree in Public Health, Paediatric Health, Child Development, Child Health, Nutrition, Epidemiology, Public Administration, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines.
  • A minimum of five years of professional work experience at the national and international levels in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of health/Immunization programmes. Professional work experience in a technical expert position related to child survival & health care.
  • Field work experience
  • Background/familiarity with emergency
  • Fluency in French with working knowledge in English with knowledge in Arabic is an asset.
Closing date for applications 23 February 2020 before midnight.

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