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Job Openings At World Health Organization (Nigeria) by Worthwhile(m) : 9:20 am On May 23, 2017
Job Openings At World Health Organization (Nigeria)
We are looking for talented and motivated people to together attain our goal and invite you to explore the many opportunities and benefits of joining WHO.
We offer professionals a unique opportunity to contribute to saving lives and support people's health worldwide. Candidates appointed to an international fixed-term position with WHO may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.
VACANT POSITION: NPO - Surveillance - (1701355)
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration: Twelve months
Job Posting: May 22, 2017, 10:56:43 AM
Closing Date: Jun 5, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Primary Location: Nigeria-Abuja
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME
--To establish AFP surveillance for monitoring wild poliovirus transmission;--> To interrupt wild poliovirus transmission and achieve polio eradication in Nigeria;--> To strengthen routine immunization and reduce morbidity and mortality from vaccine preventable diseases;--> To achieve accelerated disease control through supplemental activities e.g. measles SIAs;- To strengthen integrated disease surveillance and response (IDSR).
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
--> Establish a reporting network to strengthen AFP surveillance;--> Provide technical support in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of supplemental immunization activities (e.g. polio, measles etc.) to improve quality;--> Provide technical support in planning, implementation and monitoring of routine immunization activities to increase coverage;--> Provide technical support in planning and monitoring of integrated disease surveillance and response activities.
Essential: Degree in Medicine (MBBS, MBChB, MD)
Desirable: Post graduate degree in Public Health preferably in epidemiology or other related public health fields
Essential: Considerable years field experience in EPI activities after post graduate qualification in government or non-governmental organizations
Desirable: Experience in an international organization
The incumbent should have knowledge and skills in planning, supervision, monitoring and evaluation.
Re: Job Openings At World Health Organization (Nigeria) by Worthwhile(m) : 9:21 am On May 23, 2017
Ensuring the effective use of resources
Driving the Organization's Position in Health Leadership
Use of Language Skills
Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at NGN 18,590,296 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.
Re: Job Openings At World Health Organization (Nigeria) by Worthwhile(m) : 9:24 am On May 23, 2017
Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual.
For information on WHO's operations please visit: http://www.who.int
WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco.
This is a National Professional Officer position. Therefore, only applications from nationals of the country where the duty station is located will be accepted. Applicants who are not nationals of this country will not be considered.
Re: Job Openings At World Health Organization (Nigeria) by Worthwhile(m) : 9:25 am On May 23, 2017
This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level
Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
A written test may be used as a form of screening.
Re: Job Openings At World Health Organization (Nigeria) by Worthwhile(m) : 9:26 am On May 23, 2017
In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position.
The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review.
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