NERICC technical Adviser at World Health Organization (WHO)

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The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) has established the National Emergency Routine Immunization Coordination Centre (NERICC) as a coordination mechanism to manage the full implementation of the national routine immunization programs.

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NERICC technical Adviser at World Health Organization (WHO)

NERICC technical Adviser at World Health Organization (WHO)

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The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations dedicated organization that specializes in public health. Its goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. It has functional offices in all 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) of Nigeria. WHO staff work side by side liaising with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people.  Together WHO strives   to combat diseases – infectious diseases like tuberculosis, polio, influenza and HIV and non-communicable ones like cancer and heart disease.
WHO is  recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Technical Adviser – NERICC 
Ref No: 1704374  
Location: Abuja
Grade: NO-B
Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
Contract duration: 12 months

NERICC technical Adviser at World Health Organization (WHO)

Description of Duties

The Technical Adviser (TA) is to:
  • Serve as Technical Adviser  to the Program Manager NERICC 
  • He/she shall support the Program Manager (PM) of NERICC in coordinating the design and implementation of the routine immunization revamping roadmap strategies and ensuring that all NERICC objectives are met.
  • The TA shall function as a core member of the NERICC team
  • He/she shall be  providing technical support in the strategic execution and achievement of NERICC goals and objectives.
  • The Technical Adviser will work with the immunization stakeholders including development partners and community structures to achieve transformational impact in increasing routine immunization (RI) coverage rates and reduce the burden of unimmunized children. 
  • He/she shall support in the management of a robust mechanism for evaluation of RI program performance to ensure that program goals are met.
  • He/she shall represent the PM in discussions or correspondence with NERICC, development partners and other stakeholders on immunization and vaccine delivery systems.
  • Attend meetings of the immunization technical working groups and other relevant technical meetings,
  • Updating the PM on issues pertaining to routine immunizations, SIAs, vaccine logistics and demand creation.
  • Laisse to maintain quality interactions with national, state level, and international stakeholders supporting the immunization program.
  • Support the PM on administrative activities related to SERICC, including closely liaising with other relevant departments and programs in the NPHCDA.
  • Work closely with the Deputy Program Managers and other members of NERICC to ensure timely delivery on project activities.
  • Develop technical documents and proposals as would be assigned by the PM.
  • He/she will ensure alignment of Key Performance Indicators (KPls) to Critical Success Factors (CSFs) working with NERICC team members to ensure that these objectives are realized.
  • Any other responsibilities as assigned by the PM-NERICC and ED-NPHCDA.

NERICC technical Adviser at World Health Organization (WHO)


  •  Medical degree with advanced public health management related degree from recognized institution


  • Not less than  5 years’ experience in immunization, public health and/or health system strengthening.
  • Demonstrable experience working with government and partner agencies at national levels is an asset.
  • Good understanding of the Nigerian health system, state health system and routine immunization program.
  • Extensive experience with large scale health systems strengthening interventions, particularly in the public sector.


  •  Expert knowledge of English language
  • Had demonstrated capacity to effectively coordinate organizations with good expertise in navigating and strengthening relationships among government and development organizations.
  • With strong managerial, problem solving skills and experience working under demanding work plans and tight budgets.
  • Possesses strong diplomatic and interpersonal relationship skills; experience working with government officials at different levels.
  • Significant cognate experience in strategic planning, organizational development, change facilitation and process management in the health sector.
  • Possesses strong analytical skills and high-level technical proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, with ability to use these tools to collect and analyze immunization program data.
  • Good business-oriented verbal, visual and written communication skills

NERICC technical Adviser at World Health Organization (WHO)

Application Closing Date
19th January, 2018.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should visit apply online.

NERICC technical Adviser at World Health Organization (WHO)

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