Immunization Coordinator, Beirut Lebanon, 247 days
Application deadline 2 months ago: Thursday 10 Nov 2022 at 21:55 UTCOpen application form
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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!
How can you make a difference?
This professional position is responsible for the implementation/coordination support required to ensure quality and timely implementation of the immunization programme.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
- Build and maintain strong working relationships with MoPH and main stakeholders (such as UN agencies, I/NGOs)
- Coordinate closely with MoPH on needed deliverables.
- Support/ write proposals / provide timey donors reporting / prepare for internal and external presentations
- Ensure timely and sufficient stock of routine vaccines at any point of time by raising Sales Orders on timely manner
- Support in data management and analysis of routine immunization data and partners’ data
- responsible to develop Programme document agreements with partners to implement quality and timely interventions
- Monitor progress towards meeting the annual workplan deliverables
- Support in program monitoring / HACT visits
- Ensure needed support provided to cold chain through existing long term agreement contract and as requested.
- Ensure the needed feedback and input on donors reporting
- Ensure the implementation of the EVM recommendations
- Support the efforts to strengthen and harness data for management and decision making, and timely communication and visibility support.
- Ensure integration and leveraging of routine immunization with other sections
- Any other tasks as required by the director of the EPI.
- Support in emergency planning and response as requested by the immunization specialist
Tasks Deliverables and Milestones:
- Support rollout, implementation and follow up on. Oral Cholera Vaccine and interventions related to Cholera outbreak. Support developing application and concept note for next round of vaccine allocation for Lebanon. Regular follow up and support on rollout of OCV.
- Support/ write proposals / provide timey donors reporting / prepare for internal and external presentations. Supported in writing at least: 3 proposals; prepare at least 4 power points presentations needed for meetings.
- Ensure timely and sufficient stock of routine vaccines at any point of time by raising. Ensure Sales Orders are raised on timely manner. Ensure zero stock out of vaccines. Support in at least raising 6 SOs on timely manner.
- Support in data management and analysis of routine immunization data and partners’ data Support in monthly immunization data analysis and ensure timely reporting through different platforms.
- Responsible to develop Programme document agreements with partners to implement quality and timely interventions. Responsible for at least 2 PDs development.
- Support in program monitoring / HACT visits. At least 30 HACT visits conducted.
- Ensure needed support provided to cold chain through existing long term agreement contract and as requested. LTA is signed on timely manner and amended as / if needed.
- Ensure the needed feedback and input on donors reporting. At least 6 donor reports completed on time.
- Support in visibility related activities (incl. communication campaigns). At least 2 communication activities are coordinated and needed feedback inputted
- Ensure integration and leveraging of routine immunization with other sections. At least 4 partners from different sections have RI integrated in their intervention.
- Support in emergency planning and response as requested by the immunization specialist. To be determined.
- Ensure the implementation of the EVM recommendations. 2023 2024. action points are completed (in coordination with Immunization specialist)
The above listed tasks and deliverables are to be conducted throughout the contract timeframe.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Public Health.
Master's Degree in Public Health or any associated domain is preferred.
At least three (3) years of experience in public health program (preferably in immunization) and experience of project management in healthcare field.
- Knowledge and working experience in routine immunization
- Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication, problem solving and team facilitation skills, required.
- Ability to develop recommendations and provide consultation to solve problems related to organizational compliance; ability to exercise judgment in interpreting and applying standards, policies and procedures.
- Ability to work with a varied of disciplines and levels of staff across departments.
- Proficient in use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Fluent in English and Arabic (French is of added value).
For every Child, you demonstrate Accountability
UNICEF's values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, Accountability, and Sustainability (CRITAS).
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The selected candidate is solely responsible to ensure that the visa (applicable) and health insurance required to perform the duties of the contract are valid for the entire period of the contract. Selected candidates are subject to confirmation of fully-vaccinated status against SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) with a World Health Organization (WHO)-endorsed vaccine, which must be met prior to taking up the assignment. It does not apply to consultants who will work remotely and are not expected to work on or visit UNICEF premises, programme delivery locations or directly interact with communities UNICEF works with, nor to travel to perform functions for UNICEF for the duration of their consultancy contracts.