Deadline: 14 August 2021
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Emergency & Cholera Program Manager in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Key Job Responsibilities
The Emergency & Cholera Program Manager will perform the following functions:
- Cholera Control Program (CATI – Case Area Targeted Interventions)
- National level and with the different actors (state and non-state) support the monitoring of the implementation of the PMSEC cholera elimination plan in the joint activities between PNECHOL and UNICEF through the elaboration of joint program and monitoring documents.
- Control of public health situations with epidemic potential
- Support of the concerned sections, epidemic preparedness is organized in an effective manner, with the establishment of contingency plans and early warning mechanisms.
- Support for global emergencies
- Event of an emergency, UNICEF’s presence is quickly established, and initial emergency operational tasks are effectively carried out.
- During the absence of the Emergency Manager in Goma, he/she acts as interim.
- Staff Management
- Within the emergency section, directly manage the cholera program team in Goma and support related emergency sections at the national level.
- Provide exemplary management and leadership, motivating and developing supervised staff to perform at their best and live the core values (care, respect, integrity, trust, accountability.
Applicants must have:
- Advanced University Degree in one of the following fields public health, WASH, health/nutrition, emergency management or social sciences, or other related disciplines and preferably a combination of public health and emergency management.
- Minimum 8 year’s progressively responsible professional work experience at international levels in emergency programme/project development, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and administration.
- At least 6 year’s experiences in managing of public health emergency programmes/projects and emergency teams and emergencies in several context (displacements, disasters management, others.).
- At least 5 year’s experience in implementing and/or supporting the implementation of a highly reactive epidemiological surveillance system with associated response methodology
- Experiences in rapid response cholera program especially CATI is an asset.
- Fluency in French oral and written and working knowledge of English.
- Local working language of the duty station an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit applications through online process.
For more information, visit UNICEF.