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World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: National Professional Officer – Routine Immunization

Ref No: 1800527
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: NO-B
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary Appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration: 1 year
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria
Schedule: Full-time

Objectives of the Programme

  • To interrupt wild poliovirus transmission and achieve polio eradication in Nigeria
  • To strengthen routine immunization and reduce morbidity and mortality from vaccine preventable diseases
  • To achieve accelerated disease control through supplemental activities e.g. measles SIAs
  • To strengthen integrated disease surveillance and response (IDSR)

Description of Duties

  • Provide technical support for polio eradication–> Provide technical support in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of other supplemental immunization activities (e.g. measles, MNT etc.) to improve quality–> Provide technical support in planning, implementation and monitoring of routine immunization activities to increase coverage–> Provide technical support in planning and monitoring of integrated disease surveillance and response activities.

Required Qualifications

  • Essential: University Degree in Health related field or Social Sciences
  • Desirable: Post graduate degree in Public Health preferably in epidemiology or other related public health fields


  • Essential: At least five years relevant experience including field experience in communication and community engagement and advocacy
  • Desirable: Experience in public health especially in immunization activities
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  • The incumbent should have knowledge and skills in planning, supervision, monitoring and evaluation

WHO Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Ensuring the effective use of resources
  • Teamwork
  • Moving forward in a changing environment

Use of Language Skills:

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English. Intermediate knowledge of French.

Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at NGN 15,384,565 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Driver 

Ref no: 1800187
Location: Abuja
Grade: G2
Contract duration: 1year
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria

Purpose of Position

  • Driving WHO Official Vehicle safely without traffic violations and ensure that vehicles are kept in good and working conditions.

Description of Duties
Under the overall supervision of the Operations Officer and the direct supervision of the Technical Officer, Operations Unit, the incumbent will perform the following duties:

  • Drive office vehicles to convey authorized personnel, handle delivery and collection of mail, documents and other items;
  • Meet authorized personnel at the airport, facilitate immigration and customs formalities as required;
  • Responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle, checks oil, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc.,
  • Performs minor repairs and arranges for other repairs, regular servicing and ensures that the vehicle is kept clean and mission ready.
  • Log official trips, daily mileage, gas consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc;
  • Ensures that the steps required by the rules and regulations are taken in case of involvement in a crash;
  • Performs other duties as required.
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  • Secondary education.


  • Minimum of three years driving experience as a driver; clean safe driving record/history.ry


  • Previous UN and/or INGO experience

Use of Language skills


  • English and/or a very good knowledge of the local language

Other Skills:

  • Ability to read, write and understand instructions in the working language
  • Knowledge of driving rules and regulations of the country and skills in minor vehicle repair.
  • An ability to write a concise and official report of incidents.

WHO Competencies:

  • Communicating in a credible and effective way
  • Producing results
  • Knowing and managing yourself

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Deadline: 1st March, 2018.


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