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The mission of WHO is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health.
Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/14/SSA5
Title: Consultant- National Professional Officer/ National SIA Coordinator
Grade: NO-B
Contract type: Special Service Agreement
Duration of contract:  Initially for six months with possibility of extension
Date: 11 April 2014
Application Deadline: 25 April 2014 Vacancy Filled
Duty Station:  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Organization unit: AF_SSR AF South-East Sub-Region (AF_SSR) /
AF_ETH Ethiopia (AF_ETH)
To reduce morbidity and mortality by providing immunization against target diseases for all children in the first five years of life.
Description of duties:
Under the overall supervision of the Expanded Program for Immunization (EPI) Focal Person and in dose collaboration with the central EPI team and the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), the officer will provide technical guidance and will cooperate with the government authorities towards the goals of Polio Eradication and measles elimination through coordination of implementation of high quality campaigns. The officer will specifically execute the following tasks:

1- Reviews the micro planning template and training guideline for the SIA.
2- Coordinates and monitors Regional Facilitator activities.
3- Reviews Zonal and woreda level micro plans prior to implementation ensures adequate preparation.
4- Coordinates the distribution of logistics from the Federal to Regional level.
5- Monitors level of preparedness for the campaign at Federal, Regional and Zonal level.
6- Facilitates the briefing of independent monitors at central level.
7- Monitors implementation of the campaign on a daily basis during the specified dates.
8- Provides regular feedback and updates on the central team on the progress of activities at field level.
9- Carries out any other assignments as assigned by supervisors
- BSc in health related fields
Technical expertise in public health and epidemiology, ;planning, program management and coordination of health programs, especially as it relates to vaccine preventable diseases and routine immunization; ability to train others; familiarity with key routine and supplemental immunization strategies.
- A minimum of Two years of work experience in Public Health with emphasis in, EPI and/or other child health Programs
- Experience in UN or other international organization is an advantage
Additional Information:
 Annual remuneration: USD 16,665 Payable in ETB

 Duty station: Ethiopia/ Addis Ababa

 ( Note! This vacancy announcement is only for Ethiopian Nationals)
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
at single rate

This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.

A written test and interviews may be used as a form of screening

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