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Save the Children's mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and putting change in their lives.

Save the Children is looking for experienced development professionals to work within the Nigeria Country Programme. These roles will be critical for the delivery of results for children expected by this programme.
Consultants (Nationals Only)
Location: Abuja
Experience: 7 year(s)
Course of Study: Public Health
Required Grade:
Conduct an analysis of Routine Immunization financing at the National and Sub-national levels-Consultancy (Nationals Only)
 
Consultancy Purpose
 
Save the Children will be engaging the service of a consultant to conduct analysis of funding for immunization at the National and 4 target states. The consultant will review existing document on immunization resourcing. The state level analysis will provide information on resources for immunization at the state and local government levels. The pattern of expenditure for routine immunization will also be analyzed. The analysis will be done to unravel the funding gap for Routine Immunization at National and in four project states (Gombe and Zamfara). The information at the state level will include the amount needed for immunization logistics and supply chain management across all levels. The research questions will include
 
    What percentage of funding for immunization comes from the different levels of government
    How many resources do local governments commit to immunization?
    What are the key challenges to immunization funding/resourcing?
    What are the alternative means of funding for immunization?
 
Qualification
 
The identified consultant should have:
 
    Advanced University Degree in Public Health or Social Science
    Experience in health budget processes and public financing
    Understanding of Nigeria Immunisation Setting and funding including international funding for Immunization
    At least 7 years experience of progressive responsible professional work at the national and sub-national levels on public policies and planning
    Demonstrated oral and written communication skills
 
How to apply:
 
Kindly send your C.V and qualifying statements on or before 6th February 2015 explaining why you are suitable to Nigeriavacancy@savethechildren.org. State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
 
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