Organization: UNICEF – United Nations Children’s Fund
Location: Nairobi (Kenya)
Grade: D-1, Director – Internationally recruited position – Senior Executive level
Public Health and Health Service
Emergency Aid and Response
Disaster Management (Preparedness, Resilience, Response and Recovery)
Malaria, Tuberculosis and other infectious diseases
Children’s rights (health and protection)
Innovations for Sustainable Development
Closing Date: 2022-01-17
The purpose of the consultancy is to provide counties in Kenya with timely support to plan, coordinate, implement and monitor COVID-19 risk communication and vaccination campaigns.
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, Communication
How can you make a difference?
Please see attached TOR Download File TOR National COVID-19 Consultant.docx
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
Advanced university degree in Public Health, Behaviour Science, Social Science, and other relevant areas.
At least 8 years of professional work experience in health communication, immunization, outbreak response, health system strengthening, county health management, and other relevant areas.
Proven expertise in planning, coordinating, implementing and monitoring health communication/community outreach activities.
Solid knowledge of immunology, vaccine delivery and key characteristics of COVID-19.
Prior experience in working with the government is desired.
For every Child, you demonstrate…
UNICEF’s values of Care, Respect, Integrity, Trust, and Accountability (CRITA) and core competencies in Communication, Working with People and Drive for Results.
The UNICEF competencies required for this post are…
To view our competency framework, please visit here.
Click here to learn more about UNICEF’s values and competencies.
UNICEF 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.
UNICEF 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 background check.
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.
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