Job Opportunity at UNRCO / UN Volunteer, COVID-19 Vaccination Focal Point

Job Opportunity at UNRCO / UN Volunteer, COVID-19 Vaccination Focal Point

Eligibility criteria


Minimum age: 22 years old. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Description of task

Under the direct supervision of the RCO Health Advisor and the Local Vaccine Deployment Coordinator, the national UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:


  • Provide individual client support by answering queries and conducting troubleshooting through e-mail, telephone, WhatsApp, and face-to-face communications to facilitate registration, scheduling and completion of COVID-19 vaccination records for UN Staff, dependents, retirees, and associated INGO staff and eligible dependents.
  • Ensure that both paper-based and electronic records of those vaccinated through the COVID-19 vaccination Programme across Tanzania are complete and up-to-date, so that all doses of vaccine can be accounted for.
  • Conduct basic data analysis and prepare regular reports as required by the RCO and the LVDT Coordinator.
  • Jointly with the LVD Coordinator and the RCO Health Advisor, organize the regular LVDT meetings, and maintain up-to-date minutes and records
  • Any other assigned task that is relevant to the level of responsibility carried in this function




  • Required degree level
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent
  • Educational additional comments
  • A Bachelors degree from an accredited university in Public Administration, Economics, Information Management, Social Sciences, or related subject.
  • Experience with database management (Excel or other) is essential


Required experience


  • 24 Months

Experience remark


  • Atleast 2 years of relevant work experience is required.


Some affinity with Public Health would be advantageous.

Language skills


  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Kiswahili(Mandatory), Level – Fluent


Area of expertise


  • Database design, administration and maintenance


Area of expertise details


  • Driving license


Competencies values


  • Adaptability and Flexibility, Commitment and Motivation, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Professionalism, Working in Teams

Application procedure

* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first register your profile at httpsss:// Important: After creating your account, complete all sections of your profile and submit it. Then go to ‘My Page’ httpsss:// and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink. Lastly, select the special call to which you would like to apply. * Already registered in the UNV Talent Pool? Please first update your profile at httpsss:// Then go to ‘My Page’ at httpsss:// and click on the ‘Special Calls’ hyperlink to select the special call to which you would like to apply. Application deadline: 30 August 2021


Dr.Galus Tarimo
Dr. Galus is a Medical Doctor who is licensed, registered, and allowed to practice medicine as a General Practitioner by the Medical Council of Tanganyika(in Tanzania). A master’s degree student enrolled at Westcliff University-California pursuing an MBA in Healthcare Administration, a technology enthusiast offering an evidence-based approach to medical treatment with more than 1 year of experience in practicing medicine and participating in public health projects fighting against global major diseases such as HIV/AIDS, MALARIA, TB, COVID-19, maternal and child health through research, social education, and community health programs. Dr. Galus has more than 4 years of experience in Blogging, Copywriting, and Search Engine Optimization (Google SEO) based on healthcare-related articles, financial market analysis, and educational content