in Tanzania 2020: New Jobs Opportunities at UNICEF 2020
Job Number: 533586 | Vacancy Link
Work Type : Consultancy
UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the
world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend
their rights. To help them fulfill their potential.
Across 190 countries and territories, we work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone.
And we never give up.
For every child, health.
The Expanded Programme on
Immunization (EPI) in Zanzibar is part of the Integrated Reproductive
and Child Health (IRCH) program under the directorate of preventive and
health education. At the national level, the EPI programme team is
composed of EPI Manager, EPI Surveillance Officer who also oversees cold
chain and logistic activities, National training Officer who also
oversees immunization M&E and National Vaccine Store Manager. The
team provides guidance and support on the formulation of IVD national
policies and guidelines at all levels. It also performs monitoring
activities through supportive supervision and evaluation processes at
national and district levels. At a sub-national level, Zanzibar is
divided into two zones of Unguja and Pemba. Unguja zone is divided into
seven (7) districts while the Pemba zone has four (4) districts.
Implementation of immunization services in Pemba is coordinated and
supervised by EPI Operational Officer and the Reproductive and Child
Health Coordinator who are the two most responsible for immunization
reporting to the officer responsible for preventive services. In a
District, immunization services are coordinated and supervised by
Council Health Management Teams with the most responsibility going to
the District immunization and Vaccination Officer (DIVO) and the
District Public Health Nursing Officer (DPHNO)
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How can you make a difference?
The purpose of this consultancy is to facilitate development of a
policy guideline that will ensure effective and efficient implementation
of the Immunization program in Zanzibar.
Terms of reference/Deliverables
Time frame (Work/Days)
|1. Inception report that will inform the activity of developing
immunization policy guideline including the process, timeline and budget
|Report to UNICEF|
|2. Present and submit the first draft of the policy guideline document for inputs||
|Report to UNICEF and make a presentation to Zanzibar RMNCAH TWGÃ‚|
|3. Submission of the revised 1st draft Immunization Policy guideline after incorporating inputs from the workshop||
|Submit to UNICEF and Zanzibar EPI|
|4. Submission of the final draft of the policy guideline||
|Make a presentation to MoH Zanzibar and submit the final draft document to UNICEF and MoH Zanzibar|
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have¦
- Advanced university degree in health, social sciences or related
field. Preferably a higher degree encompassing knowledge of public
health, policy, management and health system strengthening.
- A minimum of 7 years of progressively responsible experience in developing policy, guidelines SOPs, etc.
- Fluency in written and spoken English essential; knowledge of Swahili is an asset.
Strong analytical skills
- Knowledge of the Zanzibar context and EPI program
- Excellent facilitation skills, negotiation skills and oral and written communication skills;
For every Child, you demonstrate¦
of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core
competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for
The functional competencies required for this post are…
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is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and
encourages all candidates, irrespective of gender, nationality,
religious and ethnic backgrounds, including persons living with
disabilities, to apply to become a part of the organization.
has a zero-tolerance policy on conduct that is incompatible with the
aims and objectives of the United Nations and UNICEF, including sexual
exploitation and abuse, sexual harassment, abuse of authority and
discrimination. UNICEF also adheres to strict child safeguarding
principles. All selected candidates will be expected to adhere to these
standards and principles and will therefore undergo rigorous reference
and background checks. Background checks will include the verification
of academic credential(s) and employment history. Selected candidates
may be required to provide additional information to conduct a
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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.
Individuals engaged under a consultancy or individual contract will
not be considered staff members under the Staff Regulations and Rules
of the United Nations and UNICEF’s policies and procedures, and will not
be entitled to benefits provided therein (such as leave entitlements
and medical insurance coverage). Their conditions of service will be
governed by their contract and the General Conditions of Contracts for
the Services of Consultants and Individual Contractors. Consultants and
individual contractors are responsible for determining their tax
liabilities and for the payment of any taxes and/or duties, in
accordance with local or other applicable laws.
Opening Date Wed Aug 12 2020 09:00:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time) E. Africa Standard Time
Closing Date Wed Aug 26 2020 23:55:00 GMT+0300 (East Africa Time)