Title
Deadline
Category Host entity Country
Surveillance and Data Management Nat. Specialist WHO Egypt
VMAM Code
EGYR000973-10636
Open

Surveillance and Data Management

Surveillance and Data Management

National Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Egypt
Location, Country
Cairo (EGY)
Language skills
English
Arabic
Expected Starting Date
Immediate
Duration
3 months with possiblity of extension
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Regional Adviser, WHO, RA/MVC] or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV [Surveillance and Data Management] will:

  • Support collation, review, analysis and reporting of malaria and vector control data
  • Support creating a dashboard for the malaria and vector control data using integrated DHIS2 platform
  • Participate in the preparation of the World Malaria Report through collecting DHIS2 data reporting from countries
  • Support in preparation of meeting minutes of the weekly and Regional MVC virtual meetings
  • Support with literature review for collation of published data related to malaria and vector control
  • Support during development MVC manuscripts
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant area, e.g. Epidemiology or area related to Public Health;
Required experience
36 Months
Experience remark
  • At least 3 years of professional work experience at the national and/or international level in disease surveillance, epidemiology and data management and analysis , or other relevant programmes; experience with DHIS2 is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Have affinity with or interest in X [health system and sustainable development ], volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Arabic(Mandatory), Level - Working Knowledge
Area of expertise
Monitoring and evaluation, Database design, administration and maintenance, Development programme management
Driving license
Competencies values
Accountability, Building Trust, Communication, Managing Performance, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Technological Awareness, Vision, Working in Teams
Application procedure
* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/signup. Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/profile. Then go to ‘My Page’ at https://vmam.unv.org/candidate/mypage and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Egypt and legal residents in Egypt with the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply. Application deadline: 29-09-2021
Malaria Elimination Officer Nat. Specialist WHO Lao People's Democratic Rep
VMAM Code
LAOR000610-10683
Open

Malaria Elimination Officer

Malaria Elimination Officer

National Specialist
Host entity
WHO
Country
Lao People's Democratic Rep
Location, Country
Vientiane (LAO)
Language skills
English
Expected Starting Date
15 October 2021
Duration
12 months
Application deadline
Eligibility criteria
Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.
Description of task

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of WHO Malaria Technical Officer or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UNV Malaria Elimination Officer will:

  • Work with the National Centre for Malariaology, Parasitology and Entomology (CMPE) staff to review the existing National Malaria Elimination Surveillance and Response Guidelines, and revise the guidelines based on lessons learnt and to align with the new National Malaria Strategic Plan 2021-23;
  • Work with the CMPE, Provincial and District Malaria offices and health facility staff to improve understanding and capacity to implement the revised malaria elimination strategies and activities, specifically to;
  • Support sub-national training on the new national Malaria Elimination and Surveillance and Response Guidelines in elimination areas;
  • Improve provincial and district malaria office capacity to regularly and systematically analyse and interpret malaria elimination surveillance data in the malaria information system (DHIS2) and to address common programmatic issues;
  • Assist the provincial and district malaria staff, as well as health facility staff, to conduct effective and timely case and foci investigation and response activities (including reporting);
  • Work with the National CMPE staff to develop a national malaria elimination certification roadmap, which includes the creation of key documents, policies, reporting systems and other criteria that are essential to meet the WHO malria elimination certification requirements;
  • Work with the CMPE and the national Public Health Emergency Operations Centre (PHEOC), which is under the national Department of Communicable Disaese Control (DCDC), to improve the understanding, integration and utilization of malaria data at the PHEOC, as part of the strengthening and of this body to provide oversight and high level support for the effective implementation of malaria elimination activities.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor.
Required degree level
Bachelor degree or equivalent
Educational additional comments
  • Bachelor’s degree in medicine, science, public health or another relevant associated health field
  • Post graduate degree in public health, epidemiology, health systems, health science or a related field.
Required experience
24 Months
Experience remark
  • A minimum of two years of work experience in a public health program or in a related field;
  • Experience working in disease surveillance and/or public health implementation is desirable;
    • Excellent oral and written skills; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
    • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office technology equipment;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Have affinity with or interest in public health, volunteerism as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
Language skills
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Area of expertise
Other health related experience, Other development programme/project experience
Driving license
Competencies values
Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Working in Teams