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Low Measles vaccination coverage continues to threaten the lives of thousands of children in Pakistan in general and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in particular. Pakistan's progress on routine immunization coverage has been uneven and the score card on measles is a key indicator of the gaps in the country's vaccination program for children. To supplement the population immunity against measles, a nationwide measles campaign has been planned in October 2018. In this regard applications are invited from suitable candidates purely on contract basis (short term positions) to oversight the measles pre-campaign, during campaign & post campaign activities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Pre Campaign Phase

  • Support and guide the respective District Health Team in understanding of the financial breakdown of the measles budget and on the modalities of expenditure as per agreed rules between UNICEF and Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
  • Support orientation of District Health Team for the modalities of HACT expenditure.
  • Guide the district in disbursements of different payments in line with the agreed budgets for measles campaign.
  • Ensure that the resources (HR, funds, supplies/training & communication material, pre-positioning of vaccines & logistics etc) provided for pre-campaign activities were used for the intended activities at all levels (district, UC, Community) as per plan.
  • Monitor the measles activities as per plan/SOP’s and according to budget at the district/below district level.
  • Facilitate all the activities at district level regarding measles SIA audit, both programmatic and financial during pre-campaign phase and report on proposed corrective measures.
  • Report any unusual activity or observation to Provincial Oversight Consultant/Provincial EPI immediately.

Campaign Phase

  • Ensure that the planned activities have been executed to the required level and quality and in accordance with the planned budget.
  • Report to the province of the real-time data on daily basis through Rapidpro
  • Facilitate all the activities at district level regarding measles SIA, both programmatic and financial during campaign phase and report on proposed corrective measures.

Post Campaign Phase

  • Support the respective district in proper compilation and submission of the vouched accounts to the provincial office within stipulated time.
  • Support the district in preparation & submission of measles campaign report to provincial EPI.
  • Facilitate all the activities at district level regarding measles SIA audit by third party, both programmatic and financial
  • Support the third-party validation of campaign coverage to be conducted by WHO
  • Support the UNICEF Provincial Office in any other assignment related to EPI during this period.

Job Details

Total Positions:
33 Posts
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Gender:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Masters
Degree Title:
Masters in Social Sciences. Post graduate degree in Public health will be an additional asset.
Career Level:
Experienced Professional
Minimum Experience:
3 Years (At least 3 years of professional experience)
Apply Before:
Aug 12, 2018
Posting Date:
Aug 08, 2018
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