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World Health Organization (WHO) Fresh Job Recruitment 2018 (3 Positions)

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World Health Organization (WHO) Fresh Job Recruitment 2018 (3 Positions)

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

We are recruiting to fill the following vacant positions below:

  1. Social Media Assistant
  2. Zonal Data Assistant
  3. Technical Adviser – NERICC

Details of these positions are contained below;

Job Title: Social Media Assistant
Req ID: 1800032
Location: Abuja
Grade: G4
Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
Contract Duration: 12 months
Schedule: Full-time

Purpose of the Position

To harness the full potential of the use of Social Media for WCO, WHO Country Office in Nigeria wishes to engage the services of a Social Media Assistant to support achievement of the overarching goals of the approach.

Description of Duties

The Social Media Assistant’s responsibilities will be but not limited to the following:

  • Design layout for selected social media platforms.
  • Liaison between the various WHO clusters and technical teams
  • Content development management (from video, audio, image and text) in close collaboration with the communication unit and technical teams
  • Tracking of global and national discourse as it affects the country office and propose first response to the team on such issues (subject to clearance from technical teams)
  • Tracking breaking news on all social media platforms as it relates to WHO concerns and interests
  • Answer queries and request as raised on any of the channels (In conformity with technical clearance)
  • Monitor and generate report on performance indicators with the set target for the Social Media team
  • Track, monitor and execute the social media team resolutions on issues that boarder on operations of the team.
  • Continuously manage and encourage social media awareness amongst WHO Nigeria staff members

Required Qualifications

Education:

  • Higher National Diploma (HND) or First Degree in Graphic Arts and Design or related technical qualifications.

Experience:

  • Essential: At least 5 years progressive professional work experience in graphic Arts and Design
  • Desirable: Relevant work experience in WHO and/or the UN system would be an asset

Use of language skills:

  • Expert knowledge of English Language

Skills:

  • Ability to express clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in written and oral forms
  • Demonstrable creativity and experience in translating messages into Graphics
  • Advanced Computer skills in various office applications (including PageMaker. INDesign, Corel Draw, Photoshop, Paint Shop,) and internet navigation skills.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates can apply here.

Application Closing Date

18th January, 2018.

Job Title: Zonal Data Assistant
Ref No:
1800034
Location: Bauchi
Grade: G6
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration: 12 months
Schedule: Full-time

Objectives of the Programme

  • The objective of the post is to coordinate WHO data management and M&E activities at zonal level and provide evidence driven information for actions aimed at supporting the zone/states to:
    • Ensure availability of quality, timely, and complete information that guides the surveillance and immunization program
    • Monitor achievement of recommended surveillance performance indicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted in Nigeria’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy.
    • Provide evidences through the timely utilization of different data available and guide the program

Description of Duties

The specific functions of the incumbent are:

  • Establish, maintain and up-date databases pertaining to each programmatic area in EPI/PEI Perform data harmonization, validation and cleaning on all data received before forwarding to national level
  • Provide regular feedback on data quality, timeliness and completeness to states for action.
  • Track and obtain missing or incomplete data/reports and provide feedback to relevant levels.
  • Work closely with Zonal M&E officer in the provision of monthly feedback on M&E/Accountability Framework to states
  • Produce monthly and quarterly analysis feedback from data to enhance decision making at relevant levels
  • Support the zone with data presentation, analysis and interpretation.
  • Create and secure back-up copies of data in the zone.
  • Provide technical data management support to the zone and states.
  • Conduct data management training to build the capacity of officers.
  • Perform other activities as required by the supervisor.

Required Qualifications

Education:

  • Essential: Completion of university degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Management and related field; preferably supplemented by a certificate in GIS.
  • Desirable: training in monitoring and evaluation.

Experience:

  • Essential: At least 5 years experience in data management and ICT in an international organization, NGO, government agencies or any other reputable organization.

Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of data management/ICT skill; strong analytical skill.

WHO Competencies:

  • Producing results
  • Communication
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources

Use of Language Skills:

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.

Remuneration

WHO offers staff in the General Services category an attractive remuneration package, which for the above position includes an annual net base salary starting at NGN 8,200,887 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates can apply here.

Application Closing Date

22nd January, 2018.

Additional Information

  • This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • A written test may be used as a form of screening.
  • In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position.

Job Title: Technical Adviser – NERICC
Ref No:
1704374
Location: Abuja
Grade: NO-B
Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
Contract duration: 12 months

Objectives of the Programme

  • The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has established the National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre (NERICC) as a coordination mechanism to manage the full implementation of the national routine immunization programs.
  • This includes strategies and key recommendations towards achieving routine immunization coverage of at least 85% for ALL antigens at all levels.

Description of Duties

  • The Technical Adviser (TA) to the Program Manager NERICC shall support the Program Manager (PM) of NERICC in coordinating the design and implementation of the routine immunization revamping roadmap strategies and ensuring that all NERICC objectives are met.
  • The TA shall function as a core member of the NERICC team providing technical support in the strategic execution and achievement of NERICC goals and objectives.

The incumbent will work with the immunization stakeholders including development partners and community structures to achieve transformational impact in increasing routine immunization (RI) coverage rates and reduce the burden of unimmunized children.

Under the direct supervision of the PM-NERICC, the incumbent will perform the following specific functions:

  • Support in the management of a robust mechanism for evaluation of RI program performance to ensure that program goals are met.
  • Represent the PM in discussions or correspondence with NERICC, development partners and other stakeholders on immunization and vaccine delivery systems.
  • Attend meetings of the immunization technical working groups and other relevant technical meetings, updating the PM on issues pertaining to routine immunizations, SIAs, vaccine logistics and demand creation.
  • Maintain quality interactions with national, state level, and international stakeholders supporting the immunization program.
  • Support the PM on administrative activities related to SERICC, including closely liaising with other relevant departments and programs in the NPHCDA.
  • Work closely with the Deputy Program Managers and other members of NERICC to ensure timely delivery on project activities.
  • Develop technical documents and proposals as would be assigned by the PM.
  • Ensures alignment of Key Performance Indicators (KPls) to Critical Success Factors (CSFs) working with NERICC team members to ensure that these objectives are realized.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by the PM-NERICC and ED-NPHCDA.

Education

  • Essential: Medical degree with advanced public health management related degree from recognized institution

Experience

Essential:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in immunization, public health and/or health system strengthening.
  • Demonstrable experience working with government and partner agencies at national levels is an asset.
  • In depth understanding of the Nigerian health system, state health system and routine immunization program.
  • Extensive experience with large scale health systems strengthening interventions, particularly in the public sector.

Use of Language Skills:

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English language

Skill:

  • Demonstrated capacity to effectively coordinate organizations with good expertise in navigating and strengthening relationships among government and development organizations.
  • Strong managerial, problem solving skills and experience working under demanding work plans and tight budgets.
  • Strong diplomatic and interpersonal relationship skills; experience working with government officials at different levels.
  • Significant experience in strategic planning, organizational development, change facilitation and process management in the health sector.
  • Strong analytical skills and high-level technical proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with ability to use these tools to collect and analyze immunization program data.
  • Good business-oriented verbal, visual and written communication skills

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates can apply here.

Application Closing Date

19th January, 2018.

 

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