World Health Organization Job Vacancy: Data Assistant For MR - SIA, Jakarta

World Health Organization Job Vacancies 2018

Vacancy Notice No: WR/INO/18/03 - SSA
Title: Data Assistant for Measles-Rubella Supplementary Immunization Activity (MR-SIA), EPI Programme
Duty Station: Jakarta (Indonesia)
Location: WHO Country Office – Indonesia, Jakarta
Grade: Level 4 (SSA – support function)
Duration: 6 (six) months
Contract type: Special Service Agreement (SSA)
Annual salary: In accordance with WHO salary scale for SSA (support function at level 4)

The Expanded Program on Immunization (EPI) is a health intervention program designed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to the high infant morbidity and mortality due to infectious diseases. WHO recommends immunization strategies to all countries through the EPI program.

Indonesia started with measles reduction since 2009 by conducting school immunization for measles and started with second doses measles in 2015. Those immunizations expectedly will reduce measles disease infection in the country and accelerate the measles elimination in the country. Measles school immunization coverage was reported successful with coverage of more than 90%, but second dose measles had still low coverage after two years program implemented.

In the 66th meeting of SEAR Regional Committee in September 2013 in New Delhi resolved to adopt the goal of measles elimination and rubella/CRS control in the South East Asia Region by 2020. In order to achieve the regional goals, some objectives have been set up:
  • Achieve and maintain at least 95% population immunity with two doses against measles and rubella within each district of each country in the region through routine/or supplementary immunization.
  • Develop and sustain and timely case-based measles and rubella and CRS surveillance system in each country in the region that fulfills recommended surveillance performance indicators.
  • Develop and maintains a WHO proficient measles and rubella laboratory network that support every country in the region.
  • Strengthen support and linkages to achieve the above three strategic objectives.
  • In order to reach the regional goal of measles elimination and to start the use of the rubella vaccine, Indonesia will conduct measles-rubella vaccination campaigns phase 2 in 2018. The second phase of the measles-rubella (MR) supplementary immunization activity (SIA) targeting children aged 9 months to <15 2018.="" administrative="" and="" august="" be="" between="" campaign="" convenience="" data="" eight="" held="" in="" java="" monitoring="" mr="" october="" of="" out="" provinces="" rapid="" reached="" rest="" suggest="" that="" the="" twenty="" will="" years="">95% coverage in all 28 provinces.
  • <15 2018.="" administrative="" and="" august="" be="" between="" campaign="" convenience="" data="" eight="" held="" in="" java="" monitoring="" mr="" october="" of="" out="" provinces="" rapid="" reached="" rest="" suggest="" that="" the="" twenty="" will="" years="">Strengthen monitoring and evaluation for those activities, needed accountable data to support decision-making on the SIA Campaign immunization activity. The concrete effort mentioned above needs to be supported by Data Assistant for the MR Immunization campaign in the field of Data Compilation, especially related MR campaign data report to Central Level.
Under the direct supervision of Data Coordinator and EPI Manager and broad guidance of the Technical Officer – EPI, the incumbent provides supports as follows:
  • Prepares source data for computer entry by compiling and sorting information; establishing entry priorities for MR campaign immunization data from all provinces/reporting unit into databases.
  • Maintain the MR campaign immunization data report coverage and analysis of immunization indicators.
  • Update and Maintain database of MR campaign data for daily-weekly analysis.
  • Identify problems with data quality and communicate issues with program staff, data assistant and data coordinator.
  • Assist and supporting data coordinator as required for data analysis.
  • Assist with MR campaign Immunization data review and cleanup to maintain overall data integrity.
  • Secures information by completing database backups.
  • Support in Daily, Weekly and Monthly bulletin to produce MR campaign report.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

  • Teamwork 
  • Respecting and promoting individual and cultural
  • Communication
  • Producing results
  • Moving forward in a changing environment
Functional Knowledge and Skills:
Thorough knowledge of information collection and management as well as data entry skills; Ability to handle work for data compilation in a timely and accurate manner with tact and discretion, as required; Ability to maintain confidentiality; Independence; Decision Making; Ability to work under pressure

Education Qualifications:

Essential: Completion of secondary school education with three years’ experience in public health.

Desirable: University Degree in Public Health

  • Essential: At least three (3) years’ experience in the public health area of works
  • Desirable: Experience in WHO or in another UN/International organization would be an advantage.
Expert knowledge of reading, writing and speaking in English

Other Skills (e.g. IT):
  • Work is performed in a normal working environment. Proficiency in the use of modern office software packages such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.) and standard office equipment. Good working knowledge of GSM (or other Oracle-based ERP systems) is desirable.

  • The applicants should submit one copy of the WHO Personal History Form (PHF).
  • The applicants should submit a brief summary giving details of relevant work experience and qualifications. Vacancy Notice number should be mentioned on the application and separate applications are required for more than one vacancy.
  • Applicants from the United Nations or Specialized Agencies should apply through their Personnel Officers, and should attach completed personal history forms.
  • Applications should be addressed to the WHO Country Office (Attention: Human Resources Unit - Recruitment) at Dr. Adhyatma Building, Ministry of Health, Block A – 6th Floor (Room No. 602), Jl. HR Rasuna Said Blok X-5 Kav. 4-9, Jakarta 12950 and [email protected]
  • A written test, using a computer, will be held for the short-listed applicants. The performance in the written tests will decide the applicant’s eligibility to appear in the interview. WHO does not cover any expenses related to participation in tests and/or interviews.
  • The shortlisted candidates will be contacted only if under serious consideration.
  • WHO is committed to workforce diversity.
  • WHO does not recruit smokers.
Please contact the Human Resource Unit (Recruitment), WCO Indonesia, Jakarta, for any further details.

We only accept applications from nationals of Indonesia. Please REFRAIN from applying if you are not a national of Indonesia.

Closing Date: 08 May 2018