COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY OFFICER (AFRO/13/FT110)

30 June 2016
 
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Numéro de la vacance : AFRO/13/FT110
 
Titre: Communication and Advocacy Officer
 
Classe : P3
 
Type de contrat : Contrat de durée déterminée
 
Durée :  Two (02) years
 
Date : 27 mars 2013
 
Date de clôture : 24 avril 2013 Poste pourvu
 
Lieu d'affectation :  Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
 
Unité administrative :
 
OBJECTIFS DU PROGRAMME
The objective of the IVD programme is to support countries to reducing morbidity and mortality by providing immunization against vaccine preventable diseases for all children in the first year of life and all women of child bearing age. Within this context the Meningitis Vaccine Project 5MVP), a partnership between WHO and PATH, was created to eliminate epidemic meningitis as a public health importance problem in sub saharan Africa, through the development and introduction of a new conjugate vaccine against serogroup A meningococcal diseases. The objective of the project are:
*To develop and evaluate meningococcal conjugate vaccines;
* To help create a pathway for the license of the vaccines
* To help develop sustainable financing mechanisms that support national EPI programmes to facilitate the introduction of meningitis vaccines;
* To pilot the introduction of the new conjugate meningococcal vaccines;
* To monitor the impact of the introduction of new conjugate meningococcal vaccines;
* To build country capacities in surveillance and control of meningitis disease, including laboratory, data management and mapping in order to get baseline data for periodic evaluations.


Description des fonctions
The incumbent will perform the following duties:
* Contribute in the development of MVP strategic plan of communication to support meningitis vaccine introduction;
* Support countries to develop and implement communication activities;
* Contribute to capacity building of the national communication officer and journalists;
* Support the publication of communication and advocacy material:
* contribute to the MVP advocacy for resource mobilization.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUISES
Formation :
Essential: University degree in journalism, communication, public relations or related fields.

Desirable: Knowledge in health communication in Africa.

Compétences :
Knowledge of communication and advocacy;
* Experience with implementing and coordinating communication strategies;
* Experience in communication programs in Africa:
* Experience in social mobilization and health promotion;
* Strong media relation in Africa;
* Technical expertise on communication, advocacy, social mobilization, and strong media related activities;
* Ability to work in multidisciplinary national and international teams with good managerial and leadership skills.

Expérience :
Essential: At least five (05) years' experience in communication programmes in Africa in a health related field.

Desirable: Experience related to communication for vaccine programme.

Langues :
Excellent knowledge of French or English with a working of the other languages. Knowledge of the local language(s) would be an asset..

Traitment annuel (Net d'impôts)
US$ 56,091 fonctionnaire sans personnes à charge
US$ 60,091 fonctionnaire avec personnes à charge au premier degré
Ajustement de Poste: 47 % des montants mentionnés ci-dessus. Ce pourcentage n'a qu'une valeur indicative et peut varier, chaque mois, à la hausse ou à la baisse.

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