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Senior Infection Prevention and Control Specialist
The World Health Organization, Sudan Office is looking for a qualified candidate to fill the following post:

 Vacancy No: 2020-09
 Section/Unit: WHE
 Grade Level: NOB
 Supervisor: WHE Coordinator
 No. of Post: 1
 Duty Station: Khartoum
 Duration: six months
 Closing Date: 08 August 2020


The Senior Infection Prevention and Control Specialist can works under the direct supervision of the Coordinator of the respective Health Emergency programme or geographical location or in small to medium-sized Country Offices directly under the WHO Representative. S/he is expected to perform his/her duties and responsibilities with highest degree of efficiency and sound judgment. To provide technical support to Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) for covid-19 response related activities in Khartoum state through leading supportive supervision team.
The incumbent coordinates activities in the designated areas and may supervise directly a small team of Special Service Agreement holders.

 Duties and responsibilities:

Assessment of IPC situation and progress for: 70 selected PHCCs and 5 secondary isolation centres (sICT) in Khartoum state.

  • Identify training needs among the staff of the assessed facilities regarding IPC practice, develop training contents and perform on-the-job-training.
  • Assess the level of the rational use of PPEs and provide recommendations to the PHCC, sICT and SMoH
  • Technically support SMoH in revising and adapting IPC guidelines and protocols beside support in capacity building and trainings.
  • Identify IPC related supply needs and revise SMoH requests to WHO
  •  Assess the physical structure of the selected PHCCs and recommend minor rehabilitations, if needed to boost the IPC situation.

Output 1: IPC Focal Persons in 70 PHCCs are well trained


  •  IPC training materials
  • Pre and post-training skills improvement documented in a report
  •  Posters and signs for IPC
  •  Delivery of Basic needs for IPC (HH and hand wash facility, Disinfectant,PPEs)

Output 2: Assessment of IPC Situation in PHCCs


  • Baseline Assessment Report
  • Progress Reports
  • Final Report

Output 3: Personal Protective Equipment are Rationally Used
1. Consumption of PPEs Reports
2. Adapted Rational Use of PPEs Developed

Output 4: minor rehabilitation for PHCC

Hand wash facilities is available with completed needs
All minor rehabilitation for IPC and importance for center to provide service is done

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:


University degree of Medicine, Nursing, training and experience in IPC. Advanced certificate in IPC is essential. PROFESSIONAL


  • At least 2 years of experiences in IPC management position with good training skills.
  • A higher degree in IPC.

Interested Applicants should send their up to date personal history form or an updated CV/PHF in English to emacosudhr@who.int
Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted for interview and test.

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