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Job Title: Health Specialist, NOC (Immunization)

Vacancy number: VN-NGR-12-2014

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Duration: 2 years

Location: Multiple duty stations in Nigeria

Employer: United Nations Children’s Fund / UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF Nigeria seeks the services of an experienced Health Specialist who will be accountable for contributing to the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Supplemental Immunization Activities (SIA) component of the Immunization programme in conjunction with Child Survival and Development, Maternal and Child Health, Health and Nutrition components within the country programme, to achieve the UNICEF’s immunization plus goals and objectives for the country.  .

Minimum Qualifications & Competencies

1)   Advanced university degree in Public Health, PaediatricHealth, Child Development, Child Health, Nutrition, Epidemiology, Public Administration, Social Policy, Social Development, Community Development, or other relevant disciplines.  

2)   Five years of professional work experience in planning, programming, implementation monitoring and evaluation of health/Immunization programmes. Professional work experience in a technical expert position related to child survival & health care. Developing field work    experience, background/familiarity with Emergency, an asset.

3)   Fluency in English. Knowledge of local working language of the duty station an asset.

4)   Commitment, diversity and Inclusion and Integrity

5)   Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results      

6)   Applying Technical Expertise, Planning, setting standards, and monitoring work

7)   Team Leadership, managing resources, influencing and good judgement.

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