1 Feb 2016

Full-Time Medical Officer-Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (M&E) at World Health Organization WHO

Toni AdewunmiAbuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Job Description

Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/16/TA19

Title: Medical Officer-Monitoring & Evaluation Coordinator (M&E)

Grade: P4

Contract type: Temporary appointment

Duration of contract: 12 months

Date: 29 January 2016

Application Deadline: 19 February 2016
(18 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applications

Duty Station: Abuja, Nigeria

Organization unit: AF_WSR AF West Sub-Region (AF_WSR) /
AF_NGA Nigeria (AF_NGA)

To support national authorities reduce morbidity, disability and mortality due to vaccine preventable diseases by improving access and utilization of immunization services; accelerating efforts to achieve polio eradication, measles control, maternal and neonatal tetanus elimination, yellow fever control; promoting innovations including introduction of new and under-utilized vaccines; improving vaccine safety and security and systematizing access to immunization services integrated with other child survival interventions.

Description of duties:
Under the overall supervision of the WHO Country Representative, and direct supervision of IVD Focal Point, the Medical Officer- Monitoring & Evaluation will coordinate planning; monitor and evaluate implementation of work-plans at the national, zonal and state levels; and documentation of implemented activities.

The incumbent performs the following duties:

1. Support technical sub-units within the WHO-Nigeria EPI unit to prepare, implement, monitor and evaluate work-plans in line with agreed deliverables;
2. Support the preparation and/or review and updating of monitoring and evaluation aspects of the EPI programme with implementation of the WCO-Accountability Framework;
3. Undertake capacity building activities in support of surveillance, polio eradication and immunization operations (service delivery, vaccine supply and quality, logistics, surveillance, advocacy and communication), immunization safety and operational research;
4. Support activities aimed at strengthening partnership, advocacy as well as resource mobilization in support of improving performance of immunization activities;
5. Perform other activities as required by the WHO Representative.

Essential: Degree in medicine with post graduate degree in public health or epidemiology and/ or doctorate in health sciences.

Desirable: Post graduate training in public health or epidemiology from recognized academic institution.

” 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. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU) / United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and these will be reviewed individually”.
– Ability to work effectively with colleagues at national and international levels;
– Ability to provide leadership, monitor progress and design studies;
– Fully conversant in word-processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation, epidemiological (Epiifo) and mapping software.

WHO Competencies:
1) Producing results;
2) Fostering integration and teamwork;
3) Ensuring the effective use of resources;
4) Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond.
Essential: At least seven years of public health experience including two years of field experience in planning, training, and implementation of M&E.

Desirable: Technical expertise in public health, epidemiology, disease control and immunization.

Essential: Excellent knowledge of English

Desirable: Knowledge of the other UN languages
Additional Information:
WHO’s salaries are calculated in US dollars. They consist of a base salary and a post adjustment (for international positions only) which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station and exchange rates. Other benefits include: 30 days annual leave, family allowance, home travel (for international positions only), education grant for dependent children (for international positions only), pension plan and medical insurance.
Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with WHO:

http://www.who.int Click on: . to learn more about WHO’s operations
http://icsc.un.org Click on: Quick Links > Salary Scales > by date

Mobility (for international positions only)

Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world.
Annual salary: (Net of tax)
USD 68294 at single rate
USD 73338 with primary dependants Post Adjustment: 48.9 % of the above figure(s). This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.
This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level.
Online applications are strongly encouraged to enable WHO to store your profile in a permanent database. Please visit WHO’s e-Recruitment website at: www.who.int/employment. The system provides instructions for online application procedures.
All applicants are encouraged to apply online as soon as possible after the vacancy has been posted and well before the deadline stated in the vacancy announcement.
WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted

Job Categories: Health and Medical Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

Apply for this Job