Technical Adviser
World Health Organization WHO
Abuja, Capital Federal, ng
6d ago
source : Ecadoo

Ref No 1704374 nbsp Grade NO B Contractual Arrangement Individual Service Contractor Contract duration 12 months Objectives of the Programme The National Primary Health Care Development Agency NPHCDA has established the National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre NERICC as a coordination mechanism to manage the full implementation of the national routine immunization programs This includes strategies and key recommendations towards achieving routine immunization coverage of at least 85 for ALL antigens at all levels Description of Duties The Technical Adviser TA to the Program Manager NERICC shall support the Program Manager PM of NERICC in coordinating the design and implementation of the routine immunization revamping roadmap strategies and ensuring that all NERICC objectives are met The TA shall function as a core member of the NERICC team providing technical support in the strategic execution and achievement of NERICC goals and objectives The incumbent will work with the immunization stakeholders including development partners and community structures to achieve transformational impact in increasing routine immunization RI coverage rates and reduce the burden of unimmunized children Under the direct supervision of the PM NERICC the incumbent will perform the following specific functions Support in the management of a robust mechanism for evaluation of RI program performance to ensure that program goals are met Represent the PM in discussions or correspondence with NERICC development partners and other stakeholders on immunization and vaccine delivery systems Attend meetings of the immunization technical working groups and other relevant technical meetings updating the PM on issues pertaining to routine immunizations SIAs vaccine logistics and demand creation Maintain quality interactions with national state level and international stakeholders supporting the immunization program Support the PM on administrative activities related to SERICC including closely liaising with other relevant departments and programs in the NPHCDA Work closely with the Deputy Program Managers and other members of NERICC to ensure timely delivery on project activities Develop technical documents and proposals as would be assigned by the PM Ensures alignment of Key Performance Indicators KPls to Critical Success Factors CSFs working with NERICC team members to ensure that these objectives are realized Any other responsibilities as assigned by the PM NERICC and ED NPHCDA Education Essential Medical degree with advanced public health management related degree from recognized institution Experience Essential At least 5 years experience in immunization public health and or health system strengthening Demonstrable experience working with government and partner agencies at national levels is an asset In depth understanding of the Nigerian health system state health system and routine immunization program Extensive experience with large scale health systems strengthening interventions particularly in the public sector Use of Language Skills Essential Expert knowledge of English language Skill nbsp Demonstrated capacity to effectively coordinate organizations with good expertise in navigating and strengthening relationships among government and development organizations Strong managerial problem solving skills and experience working under demanding work plans and tight budgets Strong diplomatic and interpersonal relationship skills experience working with government officials at different levels Significant experience in strategic planning organizational development change facilitation and process management in the health sector Strong analytical skills and high level technical proficiency with Microsoft Word Excel and PowerPoint with ability to use these tools to collect and analyze immunization program data Good business oriented verbal visual and written communication skills

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