Polio Emergency Response Officer

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Industry:
N.G.O./Social Services
Total Position:
3
Job Type:
Individual Contractor Agreement (UNOPS) ( First Shift (Day) )
Department:
WHO
Job Province:
Sindh
Job Location:
Karachi
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Bachelors
Degree Title:
MBBS or Equivalent Degree recognized by PMDC & MPH(Preferable)
Career Level:
NOA
Minimum Experience:
3 Years((Public Health;preferably in EPI/PEI and Disease Surveillance))
Salary Range:
PKR. 150,000 to 175,000/Month
Apply By:
Sep 25, 2016
Posted On:
Sep 19, 2016
Job Description

Under the technical supervision of the WHO provincial team lead and under the overall supervision of the WHO Representative the incumbent will work as a member of the Provincial Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) /Emergency Response Unit Karachi


Function 1:Provide technical support to Provincial EOC /


Act as EOCs focal point for highest risk districts/areas


Regular collate, analyse and interpret polio and other risk data from these areas


Prepare situational analyses and reports, and issue recommendations to management about appropriate measures


Monitor and evaluate strategies and implementation of NEAP work plans


Function 2: Provide field support to high risk and outbreak areas


Assist local authorities to timely initiate and implement a high quality response to any emergent polio situation


Coordinate technical response between local authorities and partners


Ensure that a comprehensive response strategy is drawn up as per NEAP, including a risk and needs assessment


Define and request support needed from EOC and partners


Ensure that EOC is well informed on issues related to the response and the risk management of all areas of operations


Ensure that a final document will be produced with clear recommendations for future responses


Cover exceptional shortages of WHO technical field activity


Function 3: Provide support in capacity building and supervision of field staff


Plan and conduct regular/periodic visits to high risk districts to assist in planning, supervision and monitoring of supplementary immunization activities


Support and motivate local staff to ensure that they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback


Where appropriate, ensure hands-on capacity building of local staff in order to ensure ongoing sustainability and quality of the response


Identify urgent training needs in relation to technical standards


Undertake other relevant activities as directed by the supervisor


Language skills


Fluent in English and Urdu


Fluent in English, Urdu and Pushto


Knowledge of Pashto is an asset


Competencies


Communicating in a credible and effective manner: Expresses oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others; listens actively. Produces effective written communications. Ensures that information is shared.


Producing Results: Produces and delivers quality results. Is action oriented and committed to achieving outcomes.


Knowing and managing yourself: Manages ambiguity and pressure in a self-reflective way. Uses criticism as a development opportunity. Seeks opportunities for continuous learning and professional growth.

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