External Advert: Health Officer (Immunization), NO-B, Ambon, Indonesia, for Indonesians only

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Application deadline 1 year ago: Monday 19 Jul 2021 at 16:55 UTC

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This is a NO-2 contract. This kind of contract is known as National Professional Officers. It is normally only for nationals. It's a staff contract. More about NO-2 contracts.

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.

Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

And we never give up.

For every child, Health

Under the supervision of the Health Specialist in Makassar, the TA Health Officer (Immunization), provides professional technical, operational and administrative assistance related to routine immunization program, and COVID-19 vaccination program throughout the programming process for the Health Programme within the Country Programme, from development planning to delivery of results, by preparing, executing, managing, and implementing a variety of technical and administrative programme tasks to facilitate programme development, implementation, programme progress monitoring, and evaluating and reporting of results.

How can you make a difference?

  1. Support to programme development and planning
  2. Programme management, monitoring and delivery of results
  3. Technical and operational support to programme implementation
  4. Advocacy, networking, and partnership building
  5. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building


Routine Immunization Program in Maluku

  1. Coordination meeting between Field Officer Makassar, PHO Maluku, selected DHOs and partner facilitated.
  2. Provided technical assistance to PHO, DHOs, and COVID-19 consultants and documented accordingly.
  3. Improved access to quality routine immunization services; Improved effective vaccine and cold chain management; Improved the quality of the immunization porgram and updated the M&E dashboard on time.

Supplementary Immunization Activities (SIA)

Assisted PHOs, DHOs, and partners in designing, implementation and monitoring of the all aspects/ components of any SIAs.

Roll out of the COVID-19 vaccination program in Maluku

  1. Led the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the COVID-19 vaccination program in Maluku Islands
  2. Documented the lessons learned on immunization strategy & advocacy,
  3. Supported the PHO and FO in increasing the utilization of immunization services through an enhanced strategic plan to advocate
  4. Served as the focal point for collaborative immunization/COVID-19 vaccine activities.

Please refer to the Term of Reference attached for more details.

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…

  • A university degree in one of the following fields is required: medical science ; public health; social science, or another relevant technical field. Advance degree will be an advantage.
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in public health with experience in immunization program is preferred.
  • Good data analytical, program management skills, innovations & team works.
  • Familiarity with country, government structures and PHO partners preferred.
  • Self-starter and able to work independently with less supervision; relevant experience in a UN organization is considered as an asset.
  • Fluency in English and Bahasa Indonesia is required.

For every Child, you demonstrate...

UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies :

  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and ethical awareness
  • Drive to achieve results for impact
  • Innovates and embraces change
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity
  • Thinks and acts strategically
  • Works collaboratively with others

    TOR NOB Health Officer-EPI for Ambon TMS.docx

To view our competency framework, please visit here.

Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.

UNICEF is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality, religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.

UNICEF has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference and background checks. Background checks will include the verification of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates may be required to provide additional information to conduct a background check.

This position has been assessed as an elevated risk role for Child Safeguarding purposes as it is either: a role with direct contact with children, works directly with child, is a safeguarding response role or has been assessed as an elevated risk role for child safeguarding. Additional vetting and assessment for elevated risk roles in child safeguarding (potentially including criminal background checks) applies.

Remarks: The screening of your application will be conducted based on the information in your profile. Before applying, we strongly suggest that you review your profile to ensure accuracy and completeness. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process. For information on compensation and benefits provided by UNICEF, please see the following link: https://www.unicef.org/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeing This vacancy is open for Indonesians only.

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