Deadline: 4 October 2020
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Immunization Specialist in Tarinkot, Afghanistan.
UNICEF works for a world in which every child has a fair chance in life.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Immunization Specialist will perform the following functions:
- Timely EPI Situation Analysis with consistent integration of sex disaggregated data and its periodic update for effective project planning, development and management.
- Quality contributions to the development and implementation of EPI microplans (ensuring congruence with Polio microplans) through participation and collaboration with internal and external partners.
- Technical support and leadership provided for planning and implementation of joint EPI and PEI activities such as microplanning, monitoring of EPI activities, monitoring of PEI campaigns, communication related activities including social mobilization.
- Programme implementation progress is monitored and evaluated for adjustment, acceleration and improvement of program delivery and sustainability.
- Report are generated on time and data are analysed for actions.
- Technical support is provided to government and BPHS NGOs at all stages of the programme cooperation, including capacity building of government personnel, staff of BPHS NGOs and community stakeholders.
- Technical support and leadership provided for periodic training of Polio ICN (from provincial down to all levels) in various elements of EPI programme.
- UNICEF and Government accountability is ensured for supply and non-supply assistance and disbursement of programme funds for the sector.
- Ensure efficient and effective use of resources (material, financial and human resources).
Applicants must have:
- University Degree in public health, pediatric health, child development, child health, nutrition, epidemiology, public administration, social policy, social development, community development, or other relevant disciplines.
- 5 year’s of professional work experience at the national and international levels in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of Immunization programmes.
- University Degree combined with 2 additional year’s of experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
- Experience in a technical expert position related to child survival & health care.
- Familiarity with work in emergencies and conflict affected areas is an asset.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Knowledge of the local language of the duty station or another official UN language is considered as an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.