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Manager, Digital Demand for Immunisation - AHO/VaxSocial project


  • Organization: Gavi, Vaccine Alliance
  • Location: Geneva
  • Grade: Mid level - CS3 - Career Step 3 - Professional - Both internationally and locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Public Health and Health Service
    • Information Technology and Computer Science
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: Closed

Job Description
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is a public-private partnership committed to saving children's lives and protecting people's health by increasing equitable use of vaccines in lower-income countries. The Vaccine Alliance brings together implementing country and donor governments, the World Health Organisation, UNICEF, the World Bank, the vaccine industry, technical agencies, civil society, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and other private sector partners. Gavi uses innovative finance mechanisms, including co-financing by recipient countries, to secure sustainable funding and adequate supply of quality vaccines. Since 2000, Gavi has contributed to the immunisation of more than 1 billion children and the prevention of more than 16.2 million future deaths. 


Please note this is a temporary role, until 31st December 2025. 

This role will support in the project management and implementation of the Advancing Health Online initiative (AHO) and other cross-team digital demand initiatives at GAVI. The role will coordinate closely with other colleagues in EIP, HSIS, other internal teams and partners, to implement a coherent approach to scale-up and use digital health information tools for improving vaccine confidence in immunisation, under the guidance of technical leads. 
Main Duties/Responsibilities
•    Under the technical direction of the Senior Manager, Digital Health Information Systems and Senior Manager, Demand Generation and Community Engagement, oversee the operationalisation /implementation of the Advancing Health Online initiative (AHO) as a flagship programme for Gavi, in selected countries;
•    Act as a key interface between HSIS, Resource Mobilisation & Growth and Communications teams to ensure an aligned approach in AHO/digital demand for immunisation and develop and implement relevant partnerships;
•    Develop and disseminate briefings, guidelines and documents related to AHO implementation and other digital demand interventions globally, at the country level and within the secretariat;
•    Manage the implementation of the Monitoring Evaluation and Learning (MEL) framework on AHO and other digital interventions, as required;
•    Collaborate effectively with Alliance and Expanded partners, AHO Secretariat, and private sector to achieve rapid results;
•    Ensure smooth implementation, robust monitoring and synthesised learning of AHO/digital demand interventions implemented in Gavi-supported countries, under the technical guidance of the Senior Manager, Digital Health Information Systems and the Senior Manager, Demand Generation &Community Engagement;
•    Support the Senior Manager, Digital Health Information to coordinate DHI investments and DHI strategy MEL plan implementation related to demand and community engagement;
•    Facilitate the implementation of user engagement strategies, leveraging technology and country-specific insights to optimize feedback mechanisms, improve and sustain vaccine acceptance and demand;
•    Support analysis of vaccination trends, user engagement, and feedback to assess the effectiveness of digital demand strategies and inform data-driven improvements;
•    Facilitate capacity building on digital community engagement and vaccination promotion tools and platforms within the alliance and for target populations;
•    Support digital demand work as required.

Note: The essential functions listed in this section are not exhaustive of the job responsibilities; other duties may be assigned consistently with the department needs.
Work Experience
•    At least 5 years’ experience in the development and implementation of digital strategies for health programmes; 
•    At least 3 years’ experience working closely with government health agencies to scale up and ensure digital interventions align with public health priorities and policies;
•    Track record of successfully designing and implementing health promotion or community engagement interventions required;
•    Expertise in data analysis, monitoring, and evaluation of digital health initiatives required;
•    Experience in donor relations and multi-stakeholder management required;
•    Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects required;
•    Excellent project management skills and experience in implementation of digital health interventions, preferably in Gavi supported countries an asset;
•    Familiarity with digital marketing and social media strategies desirable;
•    Experience working in multiple countries/international environment an asset;
•    Experience working in Gavi countries is highly desirable.
•    Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities;
•    Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and demonstrated proficiency in data analytics, interpretation, and visualisation, especially in the context of immunisation programme data;
•    Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to translate technical information into understandable terms for non-technical stakeholders;
•    Proven ability to lead multi-stakeholder projects and collaboration across complex organisations, including planning, execution, monitoring, and evaluation, with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities;
•    Strong knowledge of immunisation programmes, with demonstrated experience in implementing digital health solutions;
•    Detail-oriented with a high level of accuracy in work;
•    Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information;
•    High performer with a proven track record of operating in a high-pressure environment with tight timelines;
•    Technology savvy, with mastery of social media tools management and use;
•    Ability to make decisions and operate independently, as well as judgement to know when to seek guidance;
•    Ability to multitask, tracking and managing many active priorities in parallel;
•    Very highly organised and structured, good planner, with a high level of attention to detail.
•    Fluent English is required;
•    Additional languages an asset.
Academic Qualifications
•    Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Health Promotion, Health Informatics, or Digital Marketing is required;
•    Master’s degree or professional certifications in relevant areas such as Digital Marketing, or Project Management would be an advantage.
•    Gavi secretariat;
•    Donors, core partners, expanded partners and Civil society organisations.
Additional Information
If you wish to apply, please provide a cover letter and resume through our Careers webpage and apply by clicking on “Manager, Digital Demand for Immunisation - AHO/VaxSocial project”. Deadline for applications is 12 December 2023.

Please note that as a vaccine organisation and in order to provide duty of care towards its employees, Gavi is requiring its new employees to confirm that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 as a condition for pursuing employment with us. You can find out more by visiting this link.              

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This vacancy is now closed.