Type: Full Time
Close on: 15 Jan 2023
About the Senior Immunization Manager Job
To reach the most underprivileged children on the planet, UNICEF works in some of the most difficult locations. to prevent their death. to protect their rights to assist them in achieving their potential.
We strive to create a better future for everyone by working for every child, everywhere, every day, in 190 nations and territories.
We never give up either.
You can apply for Executive Specialist/Congo/2023
Job Requirments and Duties
- In the capacity of Senior Immunization Manager, supports and advises the Chief of Health and the Country Office in developing policies, strategies, programs, and systems for the UNICEF immunization-wide program, including routine vaccination, response to vaccine-preventable disease outbreak and scale of the acceleration of COVID 19 vaccination plan.
- Responsible for providing technical leadership, management advice, and program support and capacity building to the Immunization team throughout the Country, in close coordination with other key sectors such as the Supply section, C4D, and WASH. Facilitates application, adaptation, and achievement of UNICEF global, regional, and national goals, policies, and strategies in the Immunization program in the Country. Provides UNICEF Immunization (EPI) programs with innovative leadership including managerial advice, vision, oversight, knowledge management, policy development, strategy articulation, situation appraisal, harmonization of program strategies, capacity building, monitoring & evaluation support, representation, networking, and strategic partnership creation.
- Ensures the full implementation of UNICEF Health accountabilities, in the context of UNICEF CPD and as part of COVID-19 vaccination deployment as per the NDVP, through an integrated, multi-sectorial, evidence-based approach.
- Coordinates with the Polio Eradication Initiative, the Measles Elimination, and the COVID-19 coordination and outlines strategies to ensure routine immunization coverage of children in endemic communities for polio, and integrated with other measles and/or COVID-19 campaigns.