Sunday, January 27, 2019

Vacancy for Cluster Consultant at the World Health Organization (WHO)



World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Cluster Consultant
Ref No: 1900223
Location: Ibadan, Oyo
Schedule: Full-time
Grade: NO-B
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract duration: 6 Months

Purpose of the Position
To coordinate WHO technical, programmatic and managerial activities aimed at supporting the Government of Nigeria to:
Achieve and maintain very high population immunity against polioviruses through high quality SIAs and routine immunization
Achieve recommended surveillance performance indicators for Acute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP), other Vaccine Preventable Diseases as well as other diseases of public health priority as highlighted in Nigeria's Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) strategy.

Required Qualifications
Education:
Essential: University degree, preferably in one of the following:  Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Public Health.
Desirable: Post-graduate degree in Public Health, preferably in Epidemiology or other related public health fields
Experience:
Essential: At least 5 years’ experience in EPI/PEI activities in similar roles in an organization concerned with public health management.
Desirable: Prior working experience with international nongovernmental organization (INGOs), WHO/UN, health clusters partners, recognized humanitarian organizations.
Use of Language Skills:
Essential: Advanced level spoken and written English.
Desirable: Understanding local languages

Application Closing Date
30th January, 2019

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should

Click Here To Apply Online
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