WHO Consultants Immunization and Surveillance Officers Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs

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WHO Consultants Immunization and Surveillance Officers Jobs 2024 – Zimbabwe NGO Jobs.

WHO Zimbabwe looking for “Consultants Immunization and Surveillance Officers”.

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 Immunization and Surveillance Officers 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 comprehensive outbreak response including 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 vaccination campaigns, Integrated Vaccine Preventable Diseases (VPDs) surveillance, documentation of achievements, best practices and challenges.

Position in Organization:

  • Contractual Arrangement: External consultant
  • Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 6 months
  • Job Posting: Jan 16, 2024, 1:45:49 PM
  • Closing Date: Jan 31, 2024, 4:29:00 AM
  • Primary Location: Zimbabwe-Harare
  • Organization: AF_ZWE Zimbabwe
  • Schedule: Full-time

Qualification:

  • Essential: First level university degree in nursing, medicine, epidemiology, or public health from an accredited/recognized institute.
  • Desirable: Advanced university degree in nursing, public health, or health related field.

Experience:

  • At least five years’ related experience, at the national and/or international levels, in the field of immunization and vaccines, especially 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

  • Demonstrated knowledge of immunization and vaccines systems as related to emergency response relief operations.
  • Proven ability to multitask across various planning and implementation processes within a highly demanding environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Working knowledge of online data collection applications, statistical analysis packages (Stata, SPSS, etc).
  • Working knowledge of GIS mapping software (or similar) would be an asset.

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 Immunization and Surveillance Officers 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=2400318

The Closing Date: January 31, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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