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Organization: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Duty Station: Kampala, Gulu, Mbarara and Moroto, Uganda
Job Number: 504710
Grade: NOB

About US:
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is mandated by the UN general assembly to advocate for the protection of children’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and expand their opportunities to reach their full potential. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to translate that commitment into practical action, focusing special effort on reaching the most vulnerable and excluded children, to the benefit of all children, everywhere.

Job Summary: The Immunization (EPI) Officer will be responsible for the provision of professional technical contribution to project design, planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and administration of Immunization (EPI) programme/project activities, including data analysis, programme support, delivery, progress reporting, and commitment for expansion of immunization coverage, as well as enhancement of teamwork and capacity building, in support of achievement of planned objectives of the work plan, aligned with country programme goals, objectives and strategy.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Ensure accurate, complete and up-to-date programme/project management information is available for effective budget preparation, programme/project design, implementation, management and evaluation.
  • Project efficiency, effectiveness and vaccination coverage are enhanced through effective implementation follow-on.
  • Prepare progress reports and project work plans are timely prepared, and effective technical support is provided in the drafting of donor, annual and other reports/project documentation related to EPI.
  • Ensure appropriateness and completeness of financial and supply documentation as well as adherence to established allotments are ensured.
  • Build the capacities of Country Office staff and team work are strengthened through effective capacity building activities in the development, implementation and management of the Immunization Programme.
  • Ensure knowledge sharing with donors and media is promoted.
  • Effective communication, networking and collaboration are achieved with internal and external partners.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the United Nations UNICEF Immunization (EPI) Officer job opportunity should hold a University degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Social Sciences, Medicine, Health, Public Health, Family Health, Child Development, Nursing, or a field relevant to international development assistance in Immunization and Child Survival & Health Care.
  • Additional training and experience in social welfare, or Immunization/health care.                                                                                                                                                 
  • At least two years of relevant professional work experience.
  • Previous experience working in the UN or other international development organization (for IP).
  • Field work experience (for NO).
  • Experience in knowledge management.
  • Core Values: Commitment, Diversity and Integrity
  • Core Competencies: Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results
  • Functional Competencies: Formulating Strategies and Concepts, Analysing, Applying Technical Expertise, Learning and Researching, and Planning and Organizing.

NB: UNICEF is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff; qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. UNICEF is a smoke free environment.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested Ugandan Nationals who wish to join the United Nations UNICEF in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply online at the link below.


Deadline: 2nd June 2017

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