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 position below:
Job Title: Demand Creation Assistant
Ref No: 2307871
Grade: No grade
Contractual Arrangement: Special Services Agreement (SSA)
Contract Duration (Years, Months, Days): 4 Months
- The COVID-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on vulnerable populations, including low-income communities, elderly individuals, and those with underlying health conditions.
- To address this disparity, a demand creation assistant is needed to support the Demand Creation / Communication Officer in developing and implementing strategies to increase vaccination rates among vulnerable populations.
- The demand creation assistant will be responsible for supporting the Demand Creation / Communication Officer in developing and implementing a comprehensive demand creation strategy to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates among vulnerable populations.
- Support the development of a demand creation plan: The demand creation assistant will work with the Demand Creation / Communication Officer to develop a demand creation plan that includes strategies to increase awareness and promote the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination among vulnerable populations.
- Assist with community outreach: The demand creation assistant will assist with community outreach and engagement efforts with vulnerable populations.
- Support the development and implementation of communication strategies: The demand creation assistant will support the development and implementation of communication strategies that promote COVID-19 vaccination, including social media campaigns, targeted messaging, and public relations efforts.
- Assist with education and awareness campaigns: The demand creation assistant will assist with developing and implementing education and awareness campaigns that address the concerns and questions of vulnerable populations related to the COVID-19 vaccine.
- Support the development and implementation of partnerships: The demand creation assistant will assist with establishing partnerships with healthcare providers, pharmacies, and other organizations to increase access to the COVID-19 vaccine for vulnerable populations.
- Assist with monitoring and evaluation: The demand creation assistant will assist with monitoring and evaluating the impact of demand creation efforts and help adjust strategies as needed to achieve desired outcomes.
- Essential: Completion of secondary school,
- Desirable: Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Communications, or related field will be an asset.
- Knowledge of public health and vaccine-related issues.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
- 5 years of experience in community outreach, demand creation, or related field.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Experience working with vulnerable population.
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline: 31st August, 2023.