Jobs at UNICEF

Immunization (EPI) Specialist is accountable for professional leadership in and contribution to the 
development, planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and administration
of the 
Immunization programme in conjunction with Child Survival and Development, Maternal and Child 
Health, Health and Nutrition components within the country programme, to achieve the UNICEF's 
Immunization plus goals and objectives for the country. The incumbent will be working specifically within the Polio Eradication Initiative to ensure UNICEF's accountabilities are met. Accountable for ensuring the UNICEF Immunization programme promotes gender equality, with an emphasis on gender disaggregation, gender disparity identification and gender mainstreaming 
Health Specialist, Polio
Location: Abuja
Experience: 5 year(s)
Course of Study: Public Health
Required Grade: Not Specified
Qualifications and Competencies required:
Advanced degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Public Health, Pediatric
Health, Child Development, child Health, Nutrition, Epidemiology, Public Administration, Social Policy,
Social Development, Community Development or other relevant discipline(s)
•Five years of professional work experience at the national and international levels in planning, programming, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of health/immunization programmes.
•Field work experience, background/familiarity with Emergency.
•Professional work experience in a technical expert position related to child survival & health
•Fluency in English and local working language of the duty station.
•Child neonatal or maternal health care and Immunizations
•Health system planning and management, Health Economics and Financing
•Health Education, Health promotion and Disease prevention, Educational interventions in Health Care
•Programmatic goals, visions, positions, policies and strategies for health programmes
•Gender and diversity awareness.

Candidates interested in the above position should submit their applications, accompanied by an updated CV in English and a completed United Nations Personal History Form, (which can be downloaded from our website at ) to the email address below on or before Tuesday 3rd November, 2015.
While sending in their applications, candidates are advised to clearly indicate the position title on the subject line of their emails.

UNICEF, a smoke-free environment, is committed to gender equality in its mandate and its staff. Well' qualified candidates, particularly women are strongly encouraged to apply.