Cholera Specialist Job 2023 at Kampala by UNICEF

Cholera Specialist Job 2023 at Kampala by UNICEF Career. UNICEF, an international NGO operating in Uganda, is currently searching for a highly qualified Cholera Specialist to join their team.

Cholera Specialist Job 2023 at Kampala by UNICEF

UNICEF originally called the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund in full, now officially United Nations Children’s Fund, is an agency of the United Nations responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide. The agency is among the most widespread and recognizable social welfare organizations in the world, with a presence in 192 countries and territories. UNICEF’s activities include providing immunizations and disease prevention, administering treatment for children and mothers with HIV, enhancing childhood and maternal nutrition, improving sanitation, promoting education, and providing emergency relief in response to disasters.

Vacancy Post Name:

  • External Outreach: Cholera Specialist -P3/NOC, Rapid Response Rosters

Number of Vacant Post

  • 01 (One)

Organization Name:

  • United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

Last Date to Apply

  • 14th March 2023

Job Location

  • Kampala, Uganda

Employment Type

  • Full-time

Contract Type:

  • Temporary Appointment (TA) or Consultancy.


  • P-3

Education Requirement:

  • Advanced university degree in public health or other relevant health discipline. Specialization in infectious diseases/communicable disease control is an asset.

Experience Required

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in planning and implementing cholera prevention and control.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in verbal and written English and/or French (depending on the country office’s official language). Knowledge of another UN language or a local language is an asset.
  • Good written and spoken skills in the language of the humanitarian operation.

Key Activities and Duties:

  • Monitor the coverage of cholera interventions among the beneficiary population and share information for internal communication and external coordination.
  • Contribute to information systems and products related to the cholera response.
  • Contribute to resource mobilization efforts including preparation of emergency funding appeals for UNICEF and health cluster/sector mechanisms.
  • Lead UNICEF’s cholera preparedness and response activities internally and contribute to health, WASH, and other cluster/sectoral coordination mechanisms for cholera response.
  • Represent UNICEF in rapid needs assessments for cholera with WHO and other response partners.
  • Lead the development of UNICEF’s cholera response strategy and action planning processes and collaborate with the health and WASH cluster/sector and other key sectors. Ensure that the response plan includes considerations for other sectors like education, child protection.

Competencies required for this post:

  • Manages ambiguity and complexity (1)
  • Works Collaboratively with others (1)
  • Builds and Maintains Partnerships (1)
  • Innovates and Embraces Change (1).

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