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Immunization Officer (UNICEF Myanmar)

Job Summary

Immunization Officer - COVID Vaccination and Response

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Main tasks and responsibilities:

1. Support to programme development and planning

  • Closely coordinate with WHO and other developmental partners at national and sub-national levels to adapt National COVID Vaccine Deployment Plan (NCVDP) to reflect evolving contexts and to meet different potential conflicting requirements, while ensuring to achieve targets
  • Support collection and analysis of timely, comprehensive and current data to inform NCVDP and revitalization of routine immunization plan adaptation, and implementation and monitoring
  • Support proposal and resource mobilization materials development and report preparation to be submitted to different developmental partners

2. Support Implementation of NCVDP and revitalization of routine immunization plan

  • Work closely with WHO and other developmental partners at sub-national level to develop and establish partnerships with any organization/network acceptable from different angles, including developing programme documents and monitoring indicators for partnership
  • Support to sustain close working partnership with all stakeholders through active and regular sharing of information and knowledge on evolving COVID pandemic, prevention and treatment options and build capacity of stakeholders
  • Provide technical and coordination, support to roll-out the recommended/adapted NCVDP and routine vaccine revitalization activities

3. Monitoring and Analysis of coverage, vaccine stock and cold chain data, and keep monitoring implementation of interventions

  • Use simple tools like Excel, access, ODK or kobo-collect tools for data collection, analysis, and dashboard monitoring (Power BI or similar)
  • Prepare documentation/ report of the intervention for sharing with donors, partners. Good writing skills to prepare easily understandable reports

Required Degree Level  : Master degree or equivalent

Education - Additional Comments An advanced university degree in one of the following fields is required: public health, pharmacology, social work, pubic administration, , logistics, or another relevant social science field.

Required experience  : 36 months

Experience Remark ·

  • Knowledge and understanding of the immunization programming in low-resource settings, particularly in the context of complex emergency; ·
  • Ability to develop and coordinate public health/immunization programmes that target IDPs/returnees is considered a strong asset;
  • Ability to mobilize and coordinate multiple health sectors to incorporate immunization programmes
  • Relevant experience in health/immunization programme development in a UN system agency or organization is considered as an asset;
  • Experience in both development and humanitarian contexts is considered an added advantage.
  • Language English (Mandatory) , Level - Fluent AND - Burmese (Mandatory) , Level - Fluent 

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