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Applications are invited from interested and qualified candidates to apply for the job recruitment at World Health Organization (WHO).
State Technical Officer (Yellow Fever, Meningitis-A, Measles)
- Full Time
- Required Qualifications: BA/BSC/HND – MBA/MSC/MA
- Location: Oyo | Nigeria.
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Under the overall technical guidance of the VPD Cluster Leader, the WHO Country Office (WCO) unit heads, the State Technical Officer will work under the day-to-day supervision of the WHO State Coordinator and the oversight of the Zonal Coordinator, and will perform the following functions:
- Support coordination of activities at state level and ensure all key stakeholders are brought on board timely.
- Assist the state to develop quality work-plans and monitor timely implementation of planned activities.
- Assist the state in the development of quality micro-plans, validation of micro-plans to ensure plans address all needs required for a quality campaign as logistics, personnel and waste management plans are in line with specified guidelines.
- Assist the state in conducting resource mobilization sensitization and advocacy to bridge funding gaps for the campaign.
- Ensure that the state commitment to the campaign is met timely
- Support estimation of Cold Chain space at LGA cold stores and ensure identified gaps are filled prior to the commencement of the campaign.
- Support the development of waste management plan including its implementation as per requirements
- Support the development of training plans and assist in the Facilitation of State and LGA level trainings
- Support the management of AEFI– Reporting, investigating, composition of AEFI Committees at the state and LGA level and their Responsibilities. Management of Negative Rumours against Vaccination / Immunization, etc.
- Conduct pre-implementation assessment of LGAs prior to commencement of the campaign with a standardized checklist approved by the national
- Participate in all conference calls with the State for the campaign readiness
- Support vaccine accountability in LGAs/State.
- Monitor progress of pre, intra and post campaign activities and report to WCO.
- Participate in the conduct of Rapid Convenience Monitoring Process during implementation
- Submission of programme report.
- Submit weekly updates/dashboard to the WCO
Qualifications and Requirements:
one of the following: Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health, or any heath related discipline from an accredited institution.
- Health, preferably in Epidemiology or other related public health fields from an accredited institution.
- Essential: At least 1 year experience in EPI activities in similar roles in an organization concerned with public health management.
- Desirable: Prior working experience with international nongovernmental organization (INGOs), WHO/UN, health clusters partners, recognized humanitarian organizations.
Use of Language Skills:
- Essential: Advanced level spoken and written English.
- Desirable: Understand local Nigeria languages
- Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences
- Producing results
- Ensuring the effective use of resources
- Proficiency in the use of standard office software (MS Office applications) and note-taking. Operation of computerized systems and databases systems, an asset.
Method of Application
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