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UNV international C4D Specialist 29 November 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Chad
UNICEF
Chad
Bol (TCD)
French,English
Immediate
12 months
29 November 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Le/la VNU international spécialiste en communication pour le développement Polio sera chargé(e) d’initier, de développer, de mettre en œuvre, de suivre et d’évaluer toutes les interventions en communication et mobilisation sociale liées à l’initiative d’éradication de la poliomyélite, au renforcement de la vaccination de routine et, en complément et suivant les besoins, aux programmes classiques de l’UNICEF dans les districts sanitaires du bassin du lac Chad. Il s’agira de :

  1. Fournir une assistance technique aux Délégations des provinces sanitaires et districts de santé pour élaborer des plans de communication fondés sur des données probantes pour les flambées épidémiques de polio et intégrant la routine, les AVS (y compris le suivi de la gestion des vaccins), les stratégies pour la vaccination des populations spéciales (nomades, déplacés internes et refugiés) et des stratégies opérationnelles pour la surveillance à base communautaire des cas de PFA ainsi que pour la recherche des enfants incomplètement ou non vaccinés en PEV de routine
  2. Collaborer et conseiller les partenaires pour concevoir des stratégies fondées sur des preuves et organiser des événements C4D pendant les AVS, pour assurer l'engagement et la participation de la communauté, une portée maximale et un impact sur le changement comportemental et social.
  3. Appuyer les équipes cadres des districts dans la formation des agents de premières lignes notamment les vaccinateurs et les relais communautaires dans le cadre de la préparation des campagnes de très bonne qualité, dans la supervision des activités de communication et de vaccination ainsi que la collecte des données des campagnes.
  4. Diriger la revitalisation des comités de mobilisation sociale locaux dans les districts concernés pour non seulement les campagnes contre la polio mais aussi la vaccination de routine
  5. Appuyer les missions de terrain dans les provinces, les districts de santé et les zones de responsabilité pour contrôler la qualité et l'effectivité des activités de communication.
  6. Évaluer la capacité des points focaux de communication aux niveaux provincial et de district et proposer des activités de renforcement des capacités, y compris la mise en place d'un mécanisme de supervision de soutien pour les points focaux afin de renforcer les compétences sur le terrain en matière de communication interpersonnelle et d'enquêtes spéciales.
  7. Appuyer et suivre les activités de renforcement du PEV de routine, notamment celles relatives à l’engagement communautaire pour la promotion de la demande de vaccination, la formation des acteurs en PEV pratique, le plaidoyer, la mobilisation sociale à travers la contractualisation avec des associations locales (groupements féminins, jeunes, leaders religieux), la formation des chefs traditionnels aux activités de promotion de la vaccination et de génération de la demande
  8. Mener et participer aux exercices de suivi et évaluation du programme Polio / Immunisation notamment les Monitorage Indépendante et LQAS post campagne polio. Proposer des mesures correctives pour garantir l'atteinte des résultats planifiés,
  9. Renforcer les capacités des équipes cadres de districts sanitaires dans la gestion des interventions dans le domaine de la C4D en faveur de l’éradication de la poliomyélite et du renforcement de la vaccination de routine pour une pérennisation des acquis ;

Documenter les interventions en C4D en faveur de l’éradication de la poliomyélite et du renforcement de la vaccination de routine, et capitaliser les expériences positives.

Master degree or equivalent

Avoir un diplôme universitaire superieur(Minimum Master)

96 Months
  • Avoir une expérience d’au moins 8 ans dans la gestion des interventions C4D et dans la communication stratégique dans les pays en développement. Avoir une expérience dans l’appui à la préparation et la réponse aux epidemies de polio et autres urgences similaires serait un atout ;
  • Avoir une expérience professionnelle dans le domaine de la formation des acteurs en communication
  • Avoir une expérience professionnelle dans le suivi/la supervision des campagnes de vaccination et des activités du PEV de routine
  • Avoir des compétences d’analyse, de négociation et de plaidoyer
  • Être disposé à voyager souvent en milieu rural et à effectuer des visites régulières dans les districts et les centres de santé.
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Journalism, mass media and broadcasting, Other communications related experience

Avoir un diplôme universitaire superieur(Minimum Master) en communication ou sciences sociales / comportementales : éducation, sociologie, psychologie, anthropologie ou en santé publique ou dans d’autres domaines connexes.

No

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Creativity, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Knowledge Sharing, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams

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Application deadline: 29-11-2020

Public Health Specialist 06 December 2020 Int. Specialist UNICEF Chad
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Public Health Specialist

International Specialist
UNICEF
Chad
Ndjamena (TCD)
English,French
Immediate
12 months
06 December 2020

Minimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Health Manager or his/her designated mandated representative(s), the UN Volunteer Public Health Specialist will:

  1. Support to health programme development and planning

  • Support and contribute to the preparation, design and updating of the situation analysis for the sector(s) to establish a strategic plan for development, design and management of health related programmes, including under the COVID-19 response. Keep abreast of development trends to enhance health programme management, efficiency and delivery.
  • Participate in strategic programme discussions on the planning of health programmes. Formulate, design and prepare health programme proposals, ensuring alignment with UNICEF’s Strategic Plan, the Country Programme, as well as coherence/integration with the UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF), regional strategies, and national priorities, plans and competencies.
  • Establish specific programme goals, objectives, strategies, and implementation plans based on results-based planning terminology and methodology (RBM). Prepare required documentations for programme review and approval.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues and partners to discuss strategies and methodologies, and to determine national priorities and competencies to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results.
  • Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes to ensure integration, coherence and harmonization of programmes/projects with other UNICEF sectors and achievement of results as planned and allocated.
  1. Programme management, monitoring and delivery of health results
  • Plan and/or collaborate with internal and external partners to establish monitoring benchmarks, performance indicators, and other UNICEF/UN system indicators and measurements to assess and strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete and sustainable results for the assigned sector in health programmes.

  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, programme reviews and annual sectoral reviews with the government and other counterparts to assess progress and to determine required action/interventions to achieve results.

  • Prepare and assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths and/or weaknesses in programme management, identify lessons learned and use knowledge gained for development planning and timely intervention to achieve goals.
  • Actively monitor programmes/projects through field visits, surveys and/or exchange of information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress, identify bottlenecks, potential problems and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
  • Monitor and verify the optimum and appropriate use of sectoral programme resources (financial, administrative and other assets) confirming compliance with organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity, ensuring timely reporting and liquidation of resources.

  • Prepare regular and mandated programme/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of programme progress.
  1. Technical and operational support to health programme implementation
  • Provide technical guidance and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on the interpretation, application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes, and best practices and approaches on health-related issues to support programme development planning, management, implementation and delivery of results.

  • Participate in discussions with national partners, clients and stakeholders to promote health and development issues, especially in the areas of gender, emergency preparedness, maternal and neonatal health, and child survival and development.
  • Draft policy papers, briefs and other strategic programme materials for management use, information and consideration.

  • Participate in emergency preparedness initiatives for programme development, contingency planning and/or to respond to emergencies in country or where designated.
  1. Networking and partnership building in the health sector
  • Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with health sector government counterparts, national stakeholders, as well as global partners, allies, donors, and academia. Through active networking, advocacy and effective communication, build capacity and exchange knowledge and expertise to facilitate the achievement of programme goals on child rights, social justice and equity.

  • Prepare communication and information materials for CO programme advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnerships/alliances, and support fund raising for health programmes (maternal, neonatal and child survival and development).

  • Participate and/or represent UNICEF in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) discussions and planning on health-related issues to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on UNDAF planning and preparation of health programmes/projects, ensuring organizational position, interests and priorities are fully considered and integrated in the UNDAF process in development planning and agenda setting.
  1. Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building for better health results
  • Apply and introduce innovative approaches and good practices to build the capacity of partners and stakeholders, and to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable programme results.

  • Keep abreast and conduct research to provide evidence for implementation of best and cutting edge practices in health.

  • Assess, institutionalize and share best practices and knowledge learned.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure optimum efficiency and efficacy of sustainable programmes and projects.

  • Organize and implement capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of stakeholders to promote sustainable results on health-related programmes/projects.
Master degree or equivalent

Master's degree

60 Months

A minimum of five years of professional experience in one or more of the following areas is required: public health/nutrition planning and management, maternal and neonatal health care, or health emergency/humanitarian preparedness.

Experience working in a developing country is considered as an asset.

Relevant experience in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset.

  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • French(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
Public health, Food safety and nutrition, Other health related experience

An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health/nutrition, pediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology, or another relevant technical field.

Yes

Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity, Vision, Working in Teams

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* 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.

Application deadline: 19-11-2020