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Recruitment: Apply For United Nations Volunteers Recruitment 2022

Recruitment: Apply For United Nations Volunteers Recruitment 2022

Recruitment, apply for United Nations Volunteers (UNV) recruitment 2022 below.

Gatekeepers News reports that the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme is a United Nations organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling development challenges, and it can transform the pace and nature of development.

UNV is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Vaccine / Immunisation Logistics Coordinator

Location: Enugu
Host Entity: UNICEF
Type: Onsite
Expected Start Date: 01/05/2022
Duration: 12 months
Sustainable Development Goal: Good health and well-being
Volunteer Category: International UN Volunteer Specialist
Number of assignments: 1

Context

  • UNICEF is responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. UNICEF Health program is designed to support national health priorities with a focus on programs that will positively impact the lives of the most disadvantaged children, such as the prevention and treatment of diseases through establishing community-level efforts and services to promote the health and well-being of children.
  • In line with this strategy, UNICEF supports immunization and health prevention programs for childhood diseases and funding for sustainable health services. UNICEF programs have been guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child (1989), which affirms the right of all children to “the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health and to facilities for the treatment of illness and rehabilitation of health.”

Task Description
Under the direct supervision of the Health Supervisor who has the responsibility of supporting the development, design, and preparation of the health programme, the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Support the interpretation of UNICEF policies, strategies, and best practices to strengthen performance-based monitoring.
  • Manage the supervision of vaccine security and logistics consultants in ensuring operational efficiency in vaccine security and logistics.
  • Coordinates vaccine security and logistics consultants in the delivery of results-based program targets, strategic workplans, and accountability framework.
  • Participates in the management, implementation, monitoring, evaluating, and reporting on programme progress for immunization, maternal, newborn, and child health programs within the context of the country programme.
  • Facilitate innovative approaches and good practices in program implementation and capacity building of vaccine security and logistics consultants, partners, and stakeholders,
  • Coordinates programme reviews with partners to evaluate progress and to facilitate the implementation of evidence-based action/interventions to achieve results.
  • Facilitates the preparation of program reports to identify program challenges, best practices, lessons learnt and use the knowledge gained to strengthen the quality of program interventions. Participates in field visits and provides hands-on support in program intervention, monitors the use of program resources, and strengthens experiential learning.
  • Coordinate field office emergency preparedness initiatives for states and strengthen contingency planning for response to emergencies in designated states.

Requirements
Required education level

  • Master Degree or equivalent in Public Health, Health Education, and related field.

Required experience

  • 3 years of experience in Vaccine and Immunization Logistics, Advocacy, Vaccine Campaign and Sensitization, Programme Management, Result Based Management

Area(s) of expertise:

  • Development programmes, Health, Logistics and Inventory

Languages:

  • English, Level: Fluent, Required.

Competencies and Values:

  • Accountability
  • Adaptability and Flexibility
  • Building Trust] Commitment and Motivation
  • Commitment to Continuous Learning
  • Integrity
  • Leadership
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Working in Teams

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age: 27 – 80
  • Nationality: Candidate must be a national of a country other than the country of assignment.

Additional eligibility criteria

  • This assignment is funded by the Government of Japan, therefore only Japanese nationals are eligible to apply.

Application Closing Date
25th March 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note
Covid-19 Vaccination Requirements

  • Selected candidates for certain occupational groups may be subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) in line with the applicable host entity policy.

Inclusivity Statement:

  • United Nations Volunteers is an equal opportunity programme that welcomes applications from qualified professionals. We are committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, care protected characteristics.
  • As part of their adherence to the values of UNV, all UN Volunteers commit themselves to combat any form of discrimination, and to promoting respect for human rights and individual dignity, without distinction of a person’s race, sex, gender identity, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, age, language, social origin or other status.

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