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DATA TECHNICAL OFFICER AND ACCOUNT ASSISTANT NEEDED IN AFENET

AFENET JOB OPPORTUNITIES The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) seeks the services of candidates to fill the following positions for the National Transmission of Polio (NSTOP). Open to: All Interested Candidates Duration of contract: One year Closing Date: 4TH June 2018 Duty station: Abuja Work Hours: Fulltime DATA TECHNICAL OFFICER Responsibilities Ensure that DHIS 2 data generated is properly managed and analyzed Train state and LGA team on data collection and electronic data entry Provide support to state and LGA team to ensure DHIS2 data quality Regularly analyze collected data and provide feedback to state, LGA and HF Support in development of strategies that would improve data quality Support operation research activities that can help to improve routine immunization data quality Support in development of DHIS2 project implementation reports for the hinders Use communication and information technology to support health structures. Data cleaning, sorting, pruning, storing and archiving and analysis of data. Perform GIS Map analysis for GIS Projects. Perform other tasks given to him…

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STATISTICIAN – DATA MANGER NEEDED IN UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND (MGIC NIGERIA)

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND (MGIC NIGERIA) The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Baltimore, is a Non-Governmental Organization funded by the U.S Government through the Center for Disease Control (CDC). POSITION: Statistician - Data Manger REPORT TO: Director Survey Methods DURATION: One Year BACKGROUND Through a contract with US CDC, the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) implements the Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS). The NAIIS program assists Nigeria to implement household-based assessments for HIV/AIDS The Division of Epidemiology and Prevention at the IHV, conducts international HIV/AIDS research studies with emphasis on key populations and is building and maintaining extramural funding based on innovative strategies of prevention and control of HIV infections. These studies need epidemiology support for the day to day management of data from the studies. Scope of Work Monitor and report infectious disease data - Perform SAS programming and other analysis tools on assigned research projects. Including preparing timely analytic and deliverable reports to support…

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Operations Research in Tuberculosis control & Management: Request for Short Term Consultancy

 Operations Research in Tuberculosis control & Management: Request for Short term consultancy  The Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is pleased to announce a request for short term consultancy to support the evaluation of Radio jingles intervention on the Global Fund supported Tuberculosis Grant. The Association for Reproductive and Family Health through funding support from the Global Fund has prioritized the use of mass media communication through customized culturally sensitive radio jingles across twenty one states of the country to promote TB prevention and awareness messaging. This strategic intervention is aimed at also promoting TB service demand and correcting misconceptions about Tuberculosis among the general population. This intervention began in mid-2016 and it is expected that a rapid assessment be conducted to determine the effectiveness, quality of media content and reach of the intervention as well as level of acceptability by the public. The outcome of this assessment will consequently be used to enhance the modalities for content modification, media broadcasting and audience segmentation.…

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Data Manager at African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) seeks the services of candidates to fill the following positions for the National Stop Transmission of Poliomyelitis (NSTOP) program. Open to: All Interested Candidates Duration of contract: One year Opening Date: 16 February 2017 Closing Date: 27 February 2017 Work Hours:   Full time Position: Data Manager Duty station: Abuja, Anambra, Bayelsa, Cross River, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Kogi, Lagos and Ondo states.   The responsibilities of the data manager include: Ensure that data generated is properly managed and analyzed to facilitate data-driven decision making Design data collection instruments and databases as needed Train state and LGA consultants on data collection and electronic data entry Train national program officers Provide support to state and LGA consultants to assure data of sufficiently good quality Regularly analyze collected data and provide feedback to state and LGA consultants Provide regular updates to polio communication team on key performance indicators Provide data for partner reports, donor reports and presentations QUALIFICATION Master's degree (or equivalent) in…

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DHIS2 Implementation Officer at African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) seeks the services of candidates to fill the following positions for the National Stop Transmission of Poliomyelitis (NSTOP) program. Open to: All Interested Candidates Duration of contract: One year Opening Date: 16 February 2017 Closing Date: 27 February 2017 Work Hours:   Full time   Position: DHIS2 Implementation Officer   Duty station: Abuja, Anambra, Bayelsa, Cross River, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Kogi, Lagos and Ondo states.   The responsibilities of the DHIS2 Implementation Officer include: (1)     Support the implementation of the Routine Immunization NHMIS scale up plan in the states (2)     Provide technical leadership to the State R1 team on the use of the DHIS2 RI dashboard for data driven decision making (3)     Provide mentoring, support and supervision to LGA RI teams on data collection, data entry and appropriate use of R1 reporting tools (4)     Develop Monthly technical report following all supportive supervision activities conducted (5)     Train State and LGA RI teams on data management (6)     Build capacity of state and…

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Senior Data Manager at African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) seeks the services of the position for their Nigerian office. Open to:     All Interested Candidates Position: Senior Data Manager Work Hours:       Full-Time Opening Date:     6th December, 2016 Closing Date:       15th December, 2016 Location:             Abuja Responsibilities of the Senior Data Manager include, As Senior Data Manager, direct other HIV data management staff in the performance of data analysis and oversee all HIV data management activities to meet program objectives. Oversea the design of data collection, entry and reporting instruments, including paper forms, mobile phone data entry and computer data entry tools as needed by the HIV project. Oversee the design and update of databases, including creating automated reports, queries and other functionalities in Access and other platforms (e.g. SQL) Oversee data management support to NFELTP and residents Conduct analysis and interpretation of both quantitative and qualitative data to inform programming. Perform electronic data collection, GIS Map analysis for GIS Projects Dashboard review and data quality checks Provide data for…

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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH)

Association for Reproductive and Family Health (ARFH) is one of the leading Nigerian Non-Governmental Organizations implementing programs for improving Reproductive Health and Family planning (RH/FP), Care and Treatment of HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis (TB) and Malaria etc. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, good working environment and competitive remuneration. We seek applications from qualified persons for the following position under the Global Fund Tuberculosis (TB) Grant- New Funding Model. Position: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer- NTBLCP (TB Grant), Abuja: Reporting to the National Coordinator- NTBLCP and ARFH M & E Coordinator. (Re-advertisement) Specific Responsibilities: Provide technical support and oversight on monitoring and evaluation of the Global Fund TB project Ensure that the implementation of monitoring and evaluation activities are in line with the project's implementation plan and meets the donor and project's M&E needs. Provide technical support to state M&E officers in ensuring that programmatic data/indicators are accurately captured, and reported according to set guidelines. Represent and make appropriate presentations to stakeholders at various for a on…

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Technical Officer, Health Informatics at FHI 360

FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology- creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of; Position: Technical Officer, Health Informatics Contract Type:    1 year fixed term No. Reqd.:           1 Project:                SIDHAS Location(s):         Abuja The Technical Officer, Health Informatics, will assist the development, implementation, supervision and data use of all FHI's electronic information systems at facility, zonal and country office levels. Minimum Recruitment Standards: MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Information Management or Medicine (strong background in epidemiology, biostatistics or M & E) with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in project-level or state/national-level monitoring and evaluation system implementation. MPH/MA/MS or similar…

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Clinical Research Physician at the Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research International

Position: Clinical Research Physician The Henry Jackson Foundation Medical Research International is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Henry Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Inc which is a non-profit corporation authorized by the Congress of the United States of America. The U.S Department of Defense Walter Reed Program Nigeria (DOD WRP-N) supports a military to military partnership with the Nigerian Ministry of Defence liaison office, the Health Implementation Plan (NMOD HIP). HJFMRI through partnership with the Walter Reed Program Nigeria is actively involved in the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and HIV Research activities. It is through this partnership, HJFMRI Ltd/Gte seeks to recruit a Clinical Research Physician with expertise in infectious diseases to support the DOD WRP-N research mission. LOCATION: ABUJA MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Designs, develops, implements and oversees the management of clinical research activities and protocols to support the DOD WRP-N mission in Nigeria and the West African region. Supervises research staff in support of assigned research…

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DHIS2 Implementation Officer at the African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) seeks the services of candidates to fill the following position for the Nigerian Field Epidemiology and Training Program (NFELTP) National Stop Transmission of Poliomyelitis (NSTOP) program Open to: All Interested Candidates Duration of contract:   One year Opening Date:              31st May 2016 Closing Date:                12th June 2016 Work Hours:                Full time Position: DHIS2 Implementation Officer Duty Station: Rivers, Ogun, Plateau, Delta, Adamawa, Imo, Kaduna, Benue and Ondo, Taraba, Niger, Abia and Sokoto States. The responsibilities of the DHIS2 Implementation Officer include Support the implementation of the Routine Immunization NHMIS scale up plan in the states Provide technical leadership to the State RI team on the use of the DHIS2 RI dashboard for data driven decision making Provide mentoring, support and supervision to LGA RI teams on data collection, data entry and appropriate use of RI reporting tools Develop Monthly technical report following all supportive supervision activities conducted Train State and LGA RI teams on data management…

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Consultant (Part-Time) at RTI International

RTI International is leading the impact evaluation of Alive & Thrive Nigeria's infant and young child feeding promotion program in Lagos and Kaduna States. The evaluation will use mixed methods. We intend to measure the impact of high and low intensity interventions on four key breastfeeding and complementary feeding behaviors. We will also conduct a process evaluation, which will document the steps along the program impact pathways to the desired outcomes. The data collection in Nigeria will be undertaken by a sub-contractor. We are seeking a part-time Nigerian consultant based either in Lagos or Kaduna and willing to travel between the two states to perform the following tasks. Position: Consultant in Nigerian (Part-Time) Locations: based either in Lagos or Kaduna Tasks: Serve as the project's in-country main point of contact Oversee and conduct quality checks on the work of the sub-contractor responsible for data collection Assist with the development and review of survey questionnaires in English and in local language(s) Assist with development qualitative data…

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Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor (Malaria Project) at FHI 360

FHI 360 is a non-profit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology-creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. States and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position below. Position: Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor (Malaria Project) Contract Type:    Full Term No. Reqd:            1 Location:             Abuja The Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Advisor, under the leadership of the Chief of Party/ Project Director will be responsible for strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of project. S/he will work closely with the Senior Malaria Technical Advisor and/or COP in subsequent Task Orders (TO), supervises M&E staff and ensures the strategic and functional integration of all M&E activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other implementers. and…

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Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor at FHI360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions, our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology - creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for an anticipated USAID-funded program in Nigeria. Position: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Contract Type:    Full term (proposal) Location:             Abuja The Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor will provide the strategic guidance, vision, and management for successful monitoring and evaluation of the project. S/He will work closely with subsequent TO key personnel and supervises M&E staff and ensures the strategic and functional integration of all M&E activities as well as active collaboration with donors, other implementers, and local counterparts. S/He oversees M&E activities, provides technical direction and support and ensures results for project…

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Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor at Chemonics International

Chemonics International, an international development firm based in Washington, D.C., seeks professionals for the 5-year USAID-funded Integrated Health Program (IDIQ) contract. Recognizing the window of opportunity to improve upon primary health care in Nigeria, this activity will contribute to state-level reduction in under-five and maternal mortality, and to increased capacity of health systems (public and private) to sustainably support access to primary health care. We seek individuals who have a passion for helping people lead healthy lives around the world. Position: Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor Qualification: Post-graduate degree in International Health, Epidemiology, Social Sciences, or related discipline; Minimum 7 years demonstrated progressive experience in monitoring and evaluation of RMNCH programs and working with development agencies and organizations, government officials, civil society leaders, community leaders, project beneficiaries and project staff; Demonstrated technical skills in monitoring and evaluation of RMNCH programs with excellent organizational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English, demonstrated supervisory skills; and ability to work well on team. How to Apply: Please…

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HMIS Advisor at Measure Evaluation, Nigeria

Measure Evaluation is the USAID global Health Bureau's primary vehicle for supporting improvements in Monitoring and Evaluation in Population, Health and Nutrition worldwide. We help to identify data needs, collect and analyze technically sound data and use that data for health decision making. To continue to demonstrate this mandate in Nigeria. Measure Evaluation requires technically sound and experienced individuals to occupy the following position in its country office, Abuja, Nigeria. Position: HMIS Advisor Overall Responsibilities The HMIS Advisor will support the Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria, to strengthen the HMIS nationally by supporting developing and maintaining a standardized master facility list and harmonized data collection and reporting tools. This will involve providing technical assistance to standardize and maintain comprehensive master facility list with unique identifier, harmonization of indicators, data elements, preparation of data dictionary, link of master facility list into the NDHIS2, revision of data collection and reporting tools. The incumbent will support the FMOH and HISP/University of Oslo to conduct training workshops to build…

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Manager, Monitoring & Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL) – Gates Project (based in Abuja) at Society for Family Health (SFH)

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health NGOs in Nigeria, implementing programmes in reproductive health, HIV&AIDS prevention, and maternal and child health. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the British Department for International Development (DFID) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), as well as the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria among other international donors. We seek to recruit qualified persons due to new programme initiatives and growth. We offer professionals opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration. We require competent candidates for the following position: Position: Manager, Monitoring & Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL) - Gates Project (based in Abuja) Job Reference Code: MgrMERLGates-ext Job Profile: This position reports to the Assistant Director, MERL and will provide support on all MERL activities for the Gates MNHC project in Gombe, Northeast Nigeria. S/He will be responsible for supporting the Assistant Director in the design and…

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Senior Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Advisor in a Leading Global Women’s Health Organization

EngenderHealth is a leading global women’s health organization committed to ensuring that every pregnancy is planned, every child is wanted, and every mother has the best chance at survival. In 20 countries around the world, we train health care professionals and partner with governments and communities to make high-quality family planning and sexual and reproductive health services available-today and for generations to come. EngenderHealth is currently looking for qualified applicants for a Senior Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Advisor for its Fistula Care Plus project;   Position: Senior Monitoring, Evaluation & Research Advisor Reporting to the Country Project Manager, the senior Monitoring, and Evaluation & Research Advisor will: Provide overall technical leadership and oversight of monitoring, evaluation and research work in Fistula Care Plus Nigeria Work with Fistula Care Plus/Nigeria clinical and program teams to develop the Project' Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP) Oversee implementation of the PMP including production and use of quarterly, Semi-annual and annual reports. In coordination with the project clinical team led by…

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Countdown Research Officer at Countdown Research Office in Kaduna

Countdown is a research study funded by DFID led by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and is aimed at illustrating the importance of multidisciplinary approaches in addressing the complexity and challenges of implementing Neglected Tropical Office location: Countdown Research Office Kaduna, Kaduna State Nigeria. Position: Countdown Research Officer The Research Officer will be responsible for managing the daily activities and implementation of the research activities of the Countdown project in Ogun State for the period of 2016-2020. Description of Post/Responsibilities: Responsible for quality assurance of research conducted in Ogun State under the Countdown research project. Facilitate obtaining relevant ethical approvals in Ogun State and ensure ethical standards are followed in all research implemented. Responsible for data collection to a high quality (quantitative and qualitative data), as per the study work plan Responsible for record-keeping of research data collected (soft and hard copies) and ensure all information is kept secure and as per agreed procedures (as outlined in ethical protocol) Participate and Support the development…

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Countdown Research Analysts (Evidence Synthesis, Social Scientist, Health Economics) at Countdown Research Office Kaduna

Countdown is a research study funded by DFID led by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and is aimed at illustrating the importance of multidisciplinary approaches in addressing the complexity and challenges of implementing Neglected Tropical Office location: Countdown Research Office Kaduna, Kaduna State Nigeria. Position: Countdown Research Analysts (Evidence Synthesis, Social Scientist, Health Economics) Location: Kaduna, Kaduna State and Abeokuta, Ogun State Nigeria: The research analysts will work with the Research Manager and other research team members to successfully drive the direction and delivery of the Countdown project vis a viz the MST1, MST2 and MST3 in line with national policies and elimination goals in Nigeria. Description of Post/Responsibilities: Responsible for quality assurance of research conducted in Nigeria under the Countdown research project in Ogun and Kaduna States. Support on the design of research studies (in collaboration LSTM) to ensure they are conducted with methodological rigour and are relevant for the context and need Ensure relevant ethical standards and approvals are followed in all…

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Countdown Research Manager at Countdown Research Office Kaduna

Countdown is a research study funded by DFID led by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) and is aimed at illustrating the importance of multidisciplinary approaches in addressing the complexity and challenges of implementing Neglected Tropical Office location: Countdown Research Office Kaduna, Kaduna State Nigeria. Position: Countdown Research Manager Location: Kaduna, Nigeria: The Countdown Research Manager will be responsible for the technical oversight, management and implementation of the Countdown research project in Nigeria for the period 2016 - 2020. Other responsibilities include leading and working in close collaboration with partners, on the design, quality assurance of the research conducted, analysis, dissemination and uptake of research findings. Description of Post/Responsibilities: Responsible for quality assurance of research conducted in Nigeria under the Countdown research project. Lead on the design of research studies (in collaboration LSTM) to ensure they are conducted with methodological rigors and are relevant for the context and need Lead on the implementation of research activities in Kaduna state and work with the research officer…

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Data Manager at African Field Epidemiology Network (AEENIET)

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AEENIET) would like to recruit the personnel for the Nigerian Field Epidemiology and Training Program (NFELTP) National Stop Transmission of Poliomyelitis (NSTOP) program. Open to:              All Interested Candidates Opening Date:    9th February, 2016 Closing Date;   18th February, 2016 Work Hours;    Full Time Position: Data Manager Location: Abuja The responsibilities of the data manager include: Ensure that data generated it properly manages and analyzed to facilitate data-driven decision making Design data collection instruments and databases as needed Train state and LGA consultants on data collection and electronic data entry Train national program officers Provide support to state and LGA consultants to assure data of sufficiently good duality Regularly analyze collected data and provide feedback to state and LGA consultants Provide regular updates to polio communication team on key performance indicators Provide data for partner reports, donor reports and presentations Certifications, License, Physical Requirements or other Expertise Required Required: Masters degree (or equivalent) in data management, epidemiology, public health or related…

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Health Specialist – 2 Positions at United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Nigeria is pleased to announce the following vacancy for suitably qualified Nigerian candidates Position: Health Specialist - 2 positions Vacancy number: VN-NGR-06-2016 Level: National Professional (NO-G) Contract Type: Fixed Term Duration: Two years Location: Ondo & Rivers States  Purpose of the Post; The incumbent of this post under the supervision of respected Chief of Field Offices and technical guidance of Chief of Health responsible for managing, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting of program progress in the Health (Maternal Newborn and Child Health) program/s within the country program. The Specialist provides technical guidance and management support throughout the programming processes to facilitate the administration and achievement of concrete and sustainable results according to plans, allocation, results based- management approaches and methodology (RBM) and organizational Strategic Plans and goals, standards of performance and accountability framework. Qualifications and Competencies required: An Advanced University Degree in public health/nutrition, pediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, bio-statistics,…

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Health Specialist – Polio 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 county 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 Vacancy Number: VN-NGR-63-2015 Post Title: Health Specialist, Polio Level: National Professional (NO-C) Contract Type: Fixed Term Duration: Two years Location: Abuja Qualifications and Competencies required: Advanced degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Public Health, Paediatric 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…

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