TA_Health Specialist (Community Health) , P4, Maradi, Niger
Job no : 501446
Work type : Temporary Appointment
Location : Niger
Categories : Health
If you are a committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for children, the world’s leading children’s rights organization would like to hear from you.
For 70 years, UNICEF has been working on the ground in 190 countries and territories to promote children’s survival, protection and development. The world’s largest provider of vaccines for developing countries, UNICEF supports child health and nutrition, good water and sanitation, quality basic education for all boys and girls, and the protection of children from violence, exploitation, and AIDS. UNICEF is funded entirely by the voluntary contributions of individuals, businesses, foundations and governments.
Purpose of the Post
Under the guidance of the Health Specialist (Community Health) based in Niamey CO, the incumbent will work closely with colleagues in the Health, Nutrition and C4D sections to provide technical support for the reinforcement of Community Health, including scale up of iCCM program at regional level.
The incumbent will work with partners to develop/update and implement regional iCCM scale up plan. He will assess and advise partners on iCCM and provide technical assistance to national partners to plan their needs and meet minimum standards in relation with the supply chain, supervision, community participation, and motivation mechanisms.
The Specialist will strengthen the capacities for partners in charge of Community Health, including iCCM.
Advertised : 22 Nov 2016 W. Central Africa Standard Time
Applications close : 06 Dec 2016 W. Central Africa Standard Time