Deadline: 21 July 2020
World Health Organization (WHO) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of National Technical Officer in Yangon, Myanmar. The duration of this post is 6 months.
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The primary role of WHO is to direct and coordinate international health within the United Nations system.
Key Job Responsibilities
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The National Technical Officer will perform the following functions:
- Assist cEPI, MoHS, respective state/regional health department and EHO for the smooth implementation of immunization services to all eligible children at ethnic areas by strengthening coordination within these parties.
- Assist cEPI and state/regional health department in building the capacity of ethnic health staff for immunization services and VPD surveillance at their ethnic controlled areas according to the MoHS guidelines and under the guidance of cEPI.
- Assist vaccinators from ethnic health organization in the development and preparation for the vaccination (routine immunization as well as campaign and outbreak response immunization) such as preparation of eligible children list (due list), microplan, session plan and immunization post.
- Assist EHO for the estimation of vaccine needs, logistics forecasting and cold chain requirement for the immunization services.
- To provide hands on trainings to vaccinators from ethnic health organization during immunization session by quality and effective supervision. (skills transfer).
- To assist and guide EHO for the quality report on immunization data, coverage and VPD surveillance data to cEPI, State/Region and WHO timely.
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Applicants must have:
- First University Degree in Medicine, Health or Health-related sciences.
- Post Graduate Degree in Public Health and/ or related fields.
- At least 2 year’s professional experience in the field of health care services at sub-national and township level with government or non-government organization.
- Extensive knowledge of immunization program, especially in experience in training, planning, monitoring and implementation of the program.
- Demonstrated knowledge of program management and partnership coordination.
- Advanced organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments.
- Strong communication skills – especially with local ethnic leaders and ethnic health organization.
- Knowledge and good overview of peace and security issues as well as other key policy issues relevant to the health services.
- Expert knowledge of English and Myanmar.
- Working knowledge of local ethnic language.
How to Apply
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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit WHO.
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