International Federation of Red Cross Job Vacancy: Immunization Officer, Jakarta - Indonesia

Job Title: Immunization Officer

Closing date: 02-Jun-2022


Duty Station: Jakarta Country Cluster, Jakarta

Job Purpose
  • The National Immunization Officer will work towards building health capacity of the Indonesian Red Cross (Palang Merah Indonesia or PMI) on national polio eradication initiatives.
  • Under the supervision and guidance of the Health and WASH Coordinator, overseeing IFRC support to PMI’s polio preparedness and response program in selected targeted areas and initiate coordination with PMI’s internal and external partners.
  • He/she is expected to ensure that PMI’s polio preparedness and response aligned with government of Indonesia Immunization strategies.
  • The National Immunization Officer will support the coordination with Movement partners, government agencies and program sectors for effective and efficient health program implementation.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide support for the implementation of activities related to the Polio Preparedness and Response Plan 2021‐ 2022 in 5 targeted provinces and 5 districts.
  • Collaborate and support the adaptation of the Global Polio Eradication Initiatives to the context in Indonesia.
  • Review and analyze the surveillance information of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) submitted on a regular basis through the Integrated Surveillance Information System.
  • Conduct the regular risk assessment for polio importation or emergence of vaccine derived polio virus in the targeted program areas.
  • Support planning, budgeting, implementing and monitoring activities related to the polio eradication certification process in the targeted program areas.
  • Support resource mobilization for polio vaccination and surveillance activities to be conducted in high and medium risk areas.
  • Prepare technical reports for the Regional Polio Certification on the status of the polio eradication in the targeted areas.
  • Provide support to develop and document good practices and lessons learned in the region for sustaining polio elimination and certification process.
  • Support the planning and organization of the annual Vaccination Week and Global Polio Day.
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned.