WHO Somali jobs (8 positions) expiring today (Tuesday, January 30, 2024): Apply Soon

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WHO Somali jobs (8 positions) expiring today (Tuesday, January 30, 2024): Apply Soon

4 Somali job positions are closing today (Tuesday, January 30, 2024).

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Job 2: District Public Health Officer, Garowe, Baidoa, Dhobley, Somalia

District Public Health Officer, Garowe, Baidoa, Dhobley, Somalia

Closing date: 30 Jan 2024

Organization: World Health Organization (WHO)

Under the technical supervision of WHO International Focal Person and the National Team Leader for polio eradication and the overall supervision of the WHO Representative, the Public Health Officer will be responsible of all the public health related activities in the assigned district(s) and will undertake the following duties:

Roles and Responsibilities

Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response

  1. Support district health authorities in ensuring that there is a system in place for comprehensive AFP, measles, COVID-19 and other VPD detection and response.
  2. Complement district health authorities / staff efforts to ensure timely investigation of all AFP, other VPD and COVID-19 cases including timely stool / other samples collection and transportation and appropriate actions are undertaken in response to the surveillance findings.
  3. Undertake regular site visits to reporting sites to ensure that no AFP cases are missed/ not reported as well as reporting any found missed AFP and other VPD cases, investigated and respond appropriately
  4. Facilitate that all data from AFP cases, VPD and COVID-19 are properly collected, line-listed, analyzed and interpreted timely; and forwarded to regional and state office.
  5. Regularly monitor the quality of surveillance data in the district(s) of responsibility.
  6. Participate in detailed epidemiological investigations of urgent (hot), confirmed and compatible polio cases and AFP cases, other VDPS and COVID-19 cases.
  7. Participate in training for health care workers on AFP and other disease surveillance.
  8. Assist in ensuring inclusion of all high risk/ underserved/ migrant population in the Surveillance network and all cases are reported from them.
  9. Ensure supervision and support of the VPVs and TPVs in your district ensuring that they are strategically placed

Supplemental Vaccination Campaigns (SIA)

  1. Provide technical support to pre-campaign activities particularly planning, preparing, and monitoring the quality of area level Micro-planning, at the team, DFA and districts levels for Polio and integrated campaigns
  2. Monitor the availability of human and material resources and provide necessary support to augment them.
  3. Ensure selection of appropriate vaccinators and supervisors according to the guidelines
  4. Monitor and support the trainings in the pre-campaign phase; for various categories of health workers involved in vaccination and supervision.
  5. Monitor and supervise the work of all categories of health workers during the Implementation phase of the campaign and share the key observations and recommendations / action points with responsible authorities on daily basis.
  6. Monitor the utilization of resources and report issue, if any.
  7. Thorough analysis of the post campaign independent monitoring data after every vaccination round to: a) making corrective measures as per guidelines; b) identifying the issues to be addressed before the following vaccination round and c) reporting to, and organize revaccination activities where required.
  8. Support the DMO in analyzing the vaccination and (administrative and monitoring) data and modify operations if needed.
  9. Prepare a report for the Regional and State level on the campaigns
  10. Provide special focus on the high-risk populations during all the phases of the campaign in line with the special strategies

Routine EPI

  1. Assist in the various aspects to ensure development, strengthening maintenance, and monitoring of routine EPI.
  2. Conduct weekly supervisory visits to EPI centers ensuring smooth running of activities – Reporting any gaps immediately to the DMO and RMO
  3. Support the Health facilities with EPI services to make Health facility, RED and REC microplans and monitor performance
  4. Ensure and advocate for outreach sessions in all areas with no health facilities or areas whether health facilities are far from populations

Education

Essential: Health, social sciences degree or related health fields

Desirable: A post graduate degree in public health,

Experience

Minimum Three years of relevant experience in the field of immunization, epidemiology or other health-related field. Experience with working for iNGO and NGOS required.

Local Knowledge

The officer MUST be from the local area and have good working relationship with the authorities and good social relationship with the community and elders

Skills

Computer literacy, included working knowledge of MS Office

Report writing

Competencies

Communicating in a credible way

Transfers skills and knowledge to others and ensures objectives are met; mentors colleagues to achieve results

Maintains integrity and takes a clear ethical approach and stance; is accountable for work carried out in line with own role-and-responsibilities

Works collaboratively with team members and counterparts to achieve results

Shares information openly with colleagues and transfers knowledge, as needed

Encourages and motivates colleagues to achieve individual and team’s objectives

Manages stress positively; remains positive and productive even under pressure

Acts proactively and stimulates action as needed

Quickly and effectively adapts own work approach in response to new demands and changing priorities

Resets priorities in response to unexpected circumstances

Maintains confidentiality and treats sensitive information with discretion

How to apply

Your application should be sent to the below email address, please indicate the title of the position & Location you have applied in the email subject by close of business Tuesday 30 Jan 2024. It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details.

emacosomrecruitment@who.int

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Job 3: State Surveillance Officer (SSO) – 3 Position – LICA 8 – Mogadishu, Somalia

State Surveillance Officer (SSO) – 3 Position – LICA 8 – Mogadishu, Somalia

Closing date: 30 Jan 2024

Organization: World Health Organization (WHO)

Organizational Setting

Under the technical supervision of the Surveillance Coordinator and administratively under the Federal Polio Team Leader, with the overall supervision of the WHO Representative, the National Surveillance Coordinator will undertake the following duties.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Support State Health Authorities in ensuring that there is a system in place for comprehensive AFP Case detection and response.
  2. Ensure timely investigation of AFP cases, collection of stool specimen and ensure transportation to the regional lab as per guidelines.
  3. Undertake regular active surveillance visits to ensure that no AFP case is missed or not reported.
  4. Facilitate that all data from AFP cases are properly collected, line-listed, analyzed and interpreted timely.
  5. Regularly monitor the quality of surveillance data in their state of responsibility.
  6. Participate actively in the detailed epidemiological investigations of AFP cases which are of concern like urgent cases and cases with zero dose status.
  7. Ensure the achievement and/or maintenance of certification standards for AFP surveillance system; supervise implementation of active surveillance and routine reporting.
  8. Undertake regular performance reviews including weekly analysis of AFP surveillance data.
  9. Assist in the training and other capacity building activities for national staff and other health care workers regarding AFP Surveillance
  10. Assist in ensuring inclusion of all high risk / migrant population in the surveillance network and AFP cases are reported from them.
  11. Sustain the maintenance of environmental surveillance system.
  12. Undertake frequent travels for AFP Surveillance Strengthening to different regions and districts of the state, particularly hard to reach areas and other areas of interest to the polio team.
  13. Submit monthly reports on the activities undertaken to polio team leader or whom he delegates.
  14. Support the establishment/strengthening of an integrated communicable disease surveillance system at the state level.
  15. Produce weekly situation updates on polio surveillance in their designated area.
  16. Work closely and coordinate with IFP, zonal, regional and district polio officers as per admin and geographical location.
  17. Assist with any other tasks as defined by the supervisor within this area of work.

Qualifications

Educational background

Essential: Medical degree. Public health or epidemiology training is mandatory.

Desirable:

Professional experience and knowledge

Essential: At least 2 years experience in public health and especially surveillance, monitoring and evaluation, and disease prevention and control activities.

Experience in complex emergency situations and disease outbreaks.

Knowledge and experience with management and community-based health care programs.

Able and available to travel across all states on planned and emergency missions without restrictions.

Desirable:

Language Skills

Essential: Fluency in local language and a good knowledge of English.

Good understanding of data analysis and epidemiological software.

Good computer ability, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other programs.

Must be a Somalian national

Desirable:

Competencies

Describe the core, management competencies required – See WHO competency model – list in order of priority, commencing with the most important ones.

    1. Teamwork*
    2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences*
    3. Communication*

*4. Producing Results

How to apply

Your application should be sent to the below email address, please indicate the title of the position you have applied in the email subject by close of business Tuesday 30 Jan 2024. It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details.

emacosomrecruitment@who.int

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Job 4: Data Assistant -Baidoa – G4 – 3 Positions – LICA Modality contract, Kismayo, dhusamareb & Jowhar, Somalia

Data Assistant -Baidoa – G4 – 3 Positions – LICA Modality contract, Kismayo, dhusamareb & Jowhar, Somalia

Data Assistant – G4 – 3 Positions – LICA Modality contract, Kismayo, dhusamareb & Jowhar, Somalia

Closing date: 30 Jan 2024

Organization: World Health Organization (WHO)

Purpose of Position Setting

To maintain database for polio eradication and other activities inSomalia.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

*Objectives of the Programme and the immediate Strategic Objective

To eradicate Polio fromSomalia by the year 2018 through routine and supplementary immunization and high quality Accute Flaccid Paralysis (AFP) surveillance system. To reduce morbidity and mortality from other ExpandedProgramme of Immunization (EPI) target diseases.

*Organizational context (Describe the individual role of incumbent within the team, focusing on the intricacy and difficulty of working environment)

Under the direct supervision of technical supervision of the Medical Officer /Polio Team Leader, the overall guidance of the WHO Representative and the over all supervision of the WHO International Focal Point (IFP), the incumbent will maintain accurate data for the Somalia Polio program.

*Summary of Assigned Duties (Describe what the incumbent has to do to achieve main objectives; include main achievements expected)

The incumbent will perform the following duties:

  1. Collect and collate all reports on Vaccine Preventable Diseases and Immunization (VPI)/AFP related to zones of the country, including surveys and monthly activity reports in close collaboration with zonal data assistants. This also covers review, verification, organization, entering and managing data received at district, regional and provincial, zonal level as well as rendering information as requested.
  2. Archive any incoming reports directly to the retrieval system data base and undertake regular maintenance.
  3. Respond to incoming requests and correspondences and organizing Expert Review Group (ERG) and other country office Polio Eradication Initiative(PEI/EPI) meetings/conferences
  4. Assist with the training of polio and EPI staff on issues of data analysis and act as a liaison for assisting field staff in their data supply to WHO Somalia.
  5. Maintain and update a centralized documentation cell at the main PEI/EPI office through accurate record keeping system (soft and hard copies) for all program related reports, proposals and data for the purpose of Somalia polio certification process; ensuring that data entry is complete and that information is entered accurately and on time.
  6. Collect and compile data and reports; prepare graphs, tables, maps, for presenting information/data on SIAs / National Immunization Days (NIDs) and Child Health Days (CHDs).
  7. Distribute progress/activity reports/bulletin to authorities, partners, donors and other stakeholders.
  8. Regularly update the PEI/EPI for WHO Somalia website .
  9. Perform other duties related to area of work.

Qualifications

Educational background

*Essential

Completion of secondary school education supplemented by training in Data analysis.

Desirable

University degree or diploma on data management andor IT from an accredited institute.

Professional experience and knowledge

*Essential

At least 6 years of relevant practical experiences in database processing

Desirable

Work experience with UN organizations /agencies or international institutions

Language Skills

Essential: English – Somlai

Desirable: NA

Competencies

Describe the core, management competencies required – See WHO competency model – list in order of priority, commencing with the most important ones.

    1. Teamwork*
    2. Setting an example*
    3. Communication*
    4. Producing Results*
    5. Knowing and managing yourself

Functional Knowledge and Skill

*Describe the essential knowledge and the skills specific to the position

– Good knowledge of WHO rules, manuals, practices/procedures and routines.

– Good filing and organizational skills.

– Good analytical skills, multitasking and adaptability to challenging situations

– Ability to translate routine correspondence.

– Producing and delivering quality results in pressing situations and conflicting priorities.

– Skills in organizing training programs in data collection and preliminary data processing

– Keen attention to details, especially regarding data accuracy

How to apply

Your application should be sent to the below email address, please indicate the title of the position you have applied in the email subject by close of business Tuesday 30 Jan 2024. It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details.

emacosomrecruitment@who.int

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Job 5: Outbreak Coordination Cell National Officer – LICA- UNOPS, Mogadishu (ATMIS Protected Area), Somalia

Outbreak Coordination Cell National Officer – LICA- UNOPS, Mogadishu (ATMIS Protected Area), Somalia

Closing date: 30 Jan 2024

Organization: World Health Organization (WHO)

1. To monitor the schedules and timelimes of polio program Somalia Emergency Action Plan (SEAP)to ensure that current POLIO circulations are stopped in timely manner.

2. Provide secretarial support, ensure effective communication and coordination at the national level under outbreak response, including drafting necessary emails, letters and MEMOs.

3. Coordinate and setup Coordination meetings technically and operationally with response polio eradication partners and prepare necessary presentation materials to ensure the timely implementation of POLIO activities.

4. Provide technical assistance in the collection, collation, analysis, presentation and utilization of outbreak-related data and information

5. Support the microplanning of National Immunization days “NID” campaigns in the country to respond to Current Circulating Vaccine Drive POLIO Virus “cVDPVs”.

6. Assist in tracking the status of actions taken during coordination meetings, including partners’ activity in outbreak response.

7. Collect required data and prepare data-driven presentations following the finalization of outbreak response activities.

8. Coordinate closely with the FMOH, WHO, and UNICEF Country Offices to finalize meeting agenda, share minutes among partners and stakeholders, and follow up implementation of agreed-on action points.

9. Ensure that all documentations are maintained and archived in a retrievable manner.

10. Prepare and share a monthly progress report with the stakeholders, including GPEI, highlighting challenges in outbreak response, meetings outcomes, actions taken and impact.

Requirements;

Education: Bachelor Degree in Medicine or Public Health

Essential experience: At least one year of experience in project management and coordination

Desirable experience: experience in POLIO eradication programme is a plus

Competencies

Describe the core, management competencies required – See WHO competency model – list in order of priority, commencing with the most important ones.

    1. Teamwork*
    2. Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences*
    3. Communication*

*4. Producing Results

How to apply

Your application should be sent to the below email address, please indicate the title of the position you have applied in the email subject by close of business Tuesday 30 Jan 2024. It should include a cover letter & a detailed CV (as one document in PDF format) with your contact details.

emacosomrecruitment@who.int

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


 

 

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