WHO Consultants Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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WHO Consultants Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

WHO Zimbabwe looking for “Consultants”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before January 31, 2024.

The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for international public health. The WHO Constitution, which establishes the agency’s governing structure and principles, states its main objective as “the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health”.

The WHO has published a job vacancy announcement on January 16, 2024 for qualified Zimbabwe’s to fill in the vacant post of Consultants to be based in Harare, Zimbabwe.

WHO Job Vacancy 2024

Purpose of the Position:

  • In the context of the need to respond to Polio virus outbreak in Zimbabwe, the consultant will support data management aspect of the comprehensive outbreak response that includes Polio Supplementary Immunization Activities (SIA), enhanced Polio surveillance and strengthened routine immunization to interrupt the transmission of Polio and prevent mortality, morbidity and disability from Polio. The consultant will support data management for vaccination campaigns, Integrated Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) surveillance, documentation of achievements, best practices and challenges.

Position in Organization:

  • Consultants – Polio Data Management – (2400320)
  • Contractual Arrangement: External consultant
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 6 months
  • Job Posting: Jan 16, 2024, 1:46:46 PM
  • Closing Date: Jan 31, 2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Zimbabwe-Harare
  • Organization: AF_ZWE Zimbabwe
  • Schedule: Full-time

Qualification:

  • Essential: University degree in epidemiology or statistics, or public health from an accredited/recognized institute or First university degree in informatics, health statistics or computer science, preferably with a specialization in database development and management
  • Desirable: Advanced university degree in public health, post-graduate certification in public health, tropical medicine, database management or health-related training in communicable diseases. Additional training in, or a good understanding of, public health data collection and IT practices

Experience required:

  • At least five (5) years ‘experience in data management, analysis and management of electronic information, statistics and/or information technology, identification of user requirements, system development and maintenance, ideally related to epidemiological data collection and management and/or knowledge of local public health practices with a minimum of 3 years inclusive at the international level in low and/or middle-income countries. At least two (2) years’ related experience at the national or international level in epidemiology and the implementation of public health surveillance, outbreak investigation or response in humanitarian settings.
  • Prior humanitarian working experience at field level with WHO, other UN agencies, health cluster partners, recognized humanitarian organizations or with an international nongovernmental organization with expertise in disaster and outbreak response.

Skills and Competencies

  • a. Demonstrated knowledge of immunization and vaccines systems as related to emergency response relief operations.
  • b. Proven ability to multitask across various planning and implementation processes within a highly demanding environment.
  • c. Excellent organization, technical and analytical skills
  • d. Extensive knowledge of data analysis tools
  • e. Sound judgement and the ability to resolve issue related to data management problems in the proactive manner
  • f. Broad knowledge and understanding of theoretical and practical statistical techniques and knowledge of research methods and technical and techniques;

Place of assignment

  • Incumbent will be based in Harare at the WHO Country Office with travel to the provinces and districts of the country as required.

How to Apply WHO Consultants Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://careers.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=2400320

The Closing Date: January 31, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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