The United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF - In September 2014 UNICEF began implementing a joint programme with UN Women on Women, Peace and Security WPS funded by the European Union EU. The programme will support the Nigerian Government Federal level, three Northern Nigerian States namely Adamawa, Gombe and Plateau and selected Local Government Areas LGAs to strengthen women’s leadership, advance gender equality and improve protection for women and children in conflict settings.
Job Title: Immunization Specialist
Immunization EPI Specialist is accountable for professional leadership in and contribution to the development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and administration of the Immunization programme in conjunction with Child Survival and Development, Maternal and Child Health, Health and Nutrition components within the country programme, to achieve the UNICEF's immunization plus goals and objectives for the country.
Accountable for ensuring that the UNICEF Immunization programme promotes gender equality, with an emphasis on gender disaggregation, gender disparity identification and gender mainstreaming.
Timely sectoral analysis, input, support and coordination contribute to the Situation Analysis with consistent integration of sex disaggregated data and its periodic update for effective project planning, development and management.
Quality contributions are made to the development and implementation of the Immunization strategies and approaches through participation and collaboration with internal and external partnership.
Work plan and objectives are strategically established, technical support is effectively provided, and planned results are timely delivered through exercise of strong technical leadership.
Project implementation progress is monitored and evaluated for adjustment, acceleration and improvement of program delivery and sustainability.
Gender/sex disaggregated data and inputs relevant to the Immunization Programme provided.
Technical support is provided to government and NGOs at all stages of the programme cooperation, including capacity building of government personnel and beneficiaries.
The capacities of Country Office staff are strengthened through effective capacity building programme in the development, implementation and management of the Immunization programme.
UNICEF and Government accountability is ensured for supply and non-supply assistance and disbursement of programme funds for the sector.
Effective partnership and collaboration achieved and maintained for advocacy, technical cooperation, programme coordination, information sharing and knowledge networking.
The most relevant and strategic information is provided to support the Immunization Programme by the effective implementation of integrated child survival monitoring system.
All required programme reports are timely prepared in compliance with the established guidelines and procedures.
Emergency preparedness is maintained, and in emergencies, emergency responses with effective coordination are provided.
Other assigned duties and responsibilities are effectively performed.
Job QualificationBA, BSc, HND
Method of Application
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