Deadline: 11 March 2022
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Immunization Officer in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Immunization Officer will perform the following functions:
- Accurate, complete and up-to-date programme/project management information is available for effective budget preparation, programme/project design, implementation, management and evaluation
- Ensure the availability of accurate, complete and up-to-date information required for effective Immunization programme and project design, implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation.
- Project efficiency, effectiveness and vaccination coverage are enhanced through effective implementation follow-on
- Enhance project efficiency and effectiveness through implementation follow-on, including monitoring UNICEF inputs, local conditions and resources, flow of supply and non-supply assistance and Immunization project status.
- Progress reports and project work plans are timely prepared, and effective technical support is provided in the drafting of donor, annual and other reports/project documentation related to EPI
- Analyse collected data and information and prepare progress reports, drafts changes in Immunization project work plans and in identification of required supplies and equipment.
- 100% availability of vaccines and other supplies (including promotional items) for EPI, PEI and other immunization activities, well managed and accounted for
- Participate in forecasting of vaccines and other supply needs for all immunization activities (EPI, EPI, Campaigns).
- Communities are well informed, mobilized to demand and access all immunization services Supports all immunization community support structures through appropriate capacity building, mentoring, supportive supervision, and activity monitoring
- Ensure that these structures are embedded into the communities, remain active and are accepted by the communities to provide the needed information, awareness and mobilization with respect to values of immunization for improved demand of such services.
Applicants must have:
- University Degree (Bachelor’s or higher) in Social Sciences, Medicine, Health, Public Health, Family Health, Child Development, Nursing, or a field relevant to international development assistance in Immunization and Child Survival & Health Care.
- Minimum 2 year’s relevant professional experience in knowledge management, social welfare, or Immunization/health care.
- Developing country work experience and/or familiarity with emergency is considered an asset.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Knowledge of Pashto and Dari local languages is an asset.
- Nationality of Afghanistan.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.