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Published on 10/09/2021

Type of contract : full time

Immunization Program Coordinator (M/F)

Askaan Health is seeking applications for a Program Coordinator. We are looking for a bilingual, field-oriented public health physician with experience in routine immunization programs on the African continent to help design, implement, and monitor strategies that protect vulnerable people from vaccine-preventable diseases.

About Askaan

Askaan Santé is a Senegalese organization created by public health specialists who have long worked at a strategic level at both the national and regional levels; the objective being to contribute to the emergence of communities so that they take charge of the changes necessary for their development and well-being. Our areas of expertise include:

  • Mixed study and research
  • Project and program management
  • Documentation of the process (Capitalization)
  • Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Capacity building & Knowledge management
  • Health Promotion & Strategic Communication

We work in close collaboration with country governments, as well as technical and financial partners such as UNICEF, UNFPA, UNDP, NI, CRS, OMVS, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Read more about our work

Basic knowledge and skills

  • D. or Master's degree in Public Health or Community Health, or other related fields. A specialty in vaccinology would be a plus
  • At least 5 years of direct experience in routine immunization programs in Africa, preferably in a francophone country and in low-resource and/or conflict settings
  • Demonstrated experience in immunization or other health programs, including basic planning, delivery and community engagement strategies
  • Leadership and ability to work with multiple stakeholders, including government, TFPs, and beneficiaries to create a common vision and develop simple, effective, yet achievable solutions to complex problems.

Application Form

  • A detailed curriculum vitae with 3 references
  • A letter of motivation

Applications should be submitted electronically to with the subject line "Application for Immunization Program Coordinator" or use the form below:

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