Deadline: 11 December 2018
United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Immunization Specialist in Sana’a, Yemen.
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Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Immunization Specialist will perform following functions-
- Timely sectoral analysis, input, support and coordination contribute to the Situation Analysis with consistent integration of sex disaggregated data and its periodic update for effective project planning, development and management.
- Contribute towards the preparation of the Situation Analysis by overseeing collection, analysis and evaluation of information, and providing the technical guidance and input.
- Ensure the timely preparation of the Situation Analysis relative to Immunization (EPI) interventions in the country and its periodic update.
- Coordinate to make quality contribution to other related interventions (e.g., Measles. health and nutrition) as part of the integrated immunization activities.
- Ensure the quality sectoral input to the Country Programme Document, and all related documents (e.g., Plan of Operations, Project Plans of Action, Country Programme Summary Sheet, Programme Summary Sheet) of the Immunization Programme.
- Quality contributions are made to the development and implementation of the Immunization strategies and approaches through participation and collaboration with internal and external partners.
- Collaborate with other UNICEF sectors, particularly Health, Nutrition, HIV and programme communication to ensure integration of the Immunization Programme with other interventions (e.g, malaria).
- Participate with UNICEF, Government, non-government organizations (NGOs) and other partners in the development of the immunization strategies and approaches.
- Ensure achievement of strategic results in line with agreed Annual and Country Programme objectives and adopts corrective action to meet programme/project objectives.
- Contribute to the identification, development and dissemination of new strategies, methodologies, approaches and tools for improving programme delivery with emphasis on project management, evaluation, sustainability of intervention and community participation based on Human Rights framework and cross sector approach, in collaboration with other partners (e.g., WHO).
Applicants must have:
- Advanced degree in 1 of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Medicine, Public Health, Paediatric Health, Global/International Health, Health Policy and Management, Family Health, Socio-medical Sciences, Health Education, Epidemiology, or other fields relevant to immunization.
- A First University Degree in a relevant field combined with 2 additional years of professional experience may be accepted in lieu of an Advanced University Degree.
- 8 years of professional work experience at the national and international levels in development, planning, programming, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and managing of health/Immunization programmes.
- Professional work experience in a managerial position, or a technical expert position in child survival & health care.
- Developing country work experience (for IP) or field work experience (for NO).
- Background/familiarity with Emergency.
- Fluency in English is required.
- Knowledge of the local working language of the duty station is an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit UNICEF.