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Position: National Officer for Polio Program

EducationFirst University degree in Medicine (MBBS) or equivalent
LocationNepal (Duty Station: WHO-IPD Central Offices, Teku Kathmandu)
GradeNo grade
Contractual ArrangementSpecial Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract Duration1 Year
Closing DateNovember 9, 2023, 4:44:00 AM
OrganizationSE_NEP WR Office, Nepal
ScheduleFull-time
Monthly SalaryNPR 239,245.00

Overview:

The WHO Nepal Immunization Preventable Disease (IPD) program has been a pillar of support to the Government of Nepal for over two decades, focusing on vaccine-preventable diseases (VPD) surveillance and immunization. The program plays a vital role in addressing public health emergencies, introducing new vaccines, and managing national immunization campaigns. Nepal was certified polio-free in 2014, and the National Officer for Polio Program will work closely with the Ministry of Health and Population to continue this success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop IPV Campaign guidelines and protocols.
  • Conduct preliminary planning meetings for key campaign decisions.
  • Coordinate with field offices and consultants to identify vulnerable populations.
  • Prepare for IPV campaign readiness assessment.
  • Review microplanning and logistics requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance on campaign advocacy and social mobilization.
  • Ensure IPV campaign strengthens routine immunization.
  • Coordinate with subnational IPV officers on campaign coverage data.
  • Perform administrative and supervisory duties.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Education: First University degree in Medicine (MBBS) or equivalent recognized by Nepal Medical Council.
  • Desirable: Postgraduate qualification in Public Health, Epidemiology, Global Health, or Community Medicine.
  • Experience: At least four years in Public Health or related work at Provincial/National Level.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Proficiency in data analysis.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work independently and follow instructions.

Language Skills: Excellent knowledge of written and spoken English and Nepali.

Remuneration: Monthly Salary: NPR 239,245.00 (Grade: SSA Level 9)

Additional Information:

  • This vacancy notice may be used for similar positions at the same level.
  • Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers.
  • Local recruitment – candidates within the local commuting area will be considered.
  • Background verification for final candidates is required.

Note: This post is subject to local recruitment. Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.

For detailed information on WHO’s operations, visit http://www.who.int.

(Note: We simply posted this job opening for informational purposes. So, please read the information and submit an application using the website or email address provided.)

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