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Health Specialist (Covid-19 Vaccine Delivery) at United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

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United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

Temporary Jobs in Nigeria
Posted 2 years ago

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfill their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.

We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the following positions:


Job Title: Health Specialist ( Covid-19 Vaccine Delivery)

Position type: Temporary Appointment
Location: Nigeria
Division/Equivalent: Dakar (WCAR), Senegal
School/Unit: Nigeria
Department/Office: Abuja, Nigeria
Categories: Health

To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…


  • Advanced degree in one of the disciplines relevant to the following areas: Medicine, Public Health, Global/International Health, Health Policy and Management, Family Health, Socio-medical Sciences, Epidemiology, or other fields relevant to public health
  • Eight years of professional work experience at the national and international levels in the development, planning, programming, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and managing of public health programs (public health emergencies, disease control, health system strengthening, and/or immunization).
  • Professional work experience in a managerial position, or a technical expert position in public health (case management, communicable and non-communicable diseases, health system strengthening, Primary Health Care, public health emergencies, or similar)
  • Developing country work experience (for IP) or field work experience (for NO)
  • Background/familiarity with Emergency.
  • Experience of working in Covid-19 vaccine deployment at national levels will be desirable.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language (Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, or Spanish) or a local language is an asset.

UNICEF competencies required for this post are…

  • Nurtures, Leads, and Manages People (2)
  • Demonstrates Self Awareness and Ethical Awareness (2)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (2)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (2)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (2)
  • Thinks and Acts Strategically (2)
  • Drives to achieve impactful results (2)
  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (2)


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

UNICEF appointments are subject to medical clearance.  Issuance of a visa by the host country of the duty station, which will be facilitated by UNICEF, is required for IP positions. Appointments are also subject to inoculation (vaccination) requirements, including against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID). Government employees that are considered for employment with UNICEF are normally required to resign from their government before taking up an assignment with UNICEF. UNICEF reserves the right to withdraw an offer of appointment, without compensation, if a visa or medical clearance is not obtained, or necessary inoculation requirements are not met, within a reasonable period for any reason.

Application close: Sep 13 2022 W. Central Africa Standard Time


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