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The Mission of WHO is the attainment by all people of the highest possible level of health

Position title : Vector Control and Malaria Surveillance Officer

Grade level : NOB as per United Nations salary scale.
Type of contract : SSA
Duration of contract : Three months
Duty station : Dar-es-Salaam
Closing date : 4th February 2019

Under the direct supervision of the WHO Malaria, Surveillance and Monitoring and Evaluation Focal Person, and overall supervision of the World Health Organization Representative (WR), the incumbent will perform the function of Vector Control and Malaria Surveillance Officer. The incumbent will work closely and interact with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MOHC- DGEC) through the National Malaria Control Programme (NMCP) to ensure that the required targets are met.


Provide technical support to the National Malaria Control Programme in the operationalization of the vector control and surveillance, monitor­ing and evaluation interventions as stipulated in the Supplementary

Malaria Strategic Plan (SMSP)-2018-2020 as follows:

Facilitate the introduction of a new class of Long Lasting Insecti­cidal Treated Nets (LLINs) that includes a synergist termed – piperonyl butoxide (PBO) in appropriate strata in the country in collaboration with the NMCP and partners

In collaboration with the NMCP and partners, coordinate the conduct of a sub-national survey to assess the performance of the PBO nets

Support the NMCP to conduct periodic entomological surveillance in order to inform the appropriate vector control interventions at sub-national level

Facilitate the mapping of insecticide resistance in sentinel sites with health research institutions under the coordination of the NMCP

Support the NMCP to develop corresponding tools and structures for Case Based Surveillance (CBS) including case characteriza­tion, classification and response and foci identification, characteri­zation and response

Facilitate the Trainer of Trainers (ToTs) in CBS at the national level

Perform other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor


Technical reports of the introduction of LLIN nets containing PBO from appropriate strata available

Technical report on the performance of the PBO nets available

Report of the vector species mapped to inform the appropriate vector control interventions at sub-national level available

Mapping of the resistant pattern of vector species available

Tools and structures for conducting CBS available

Reports from orientation conducted for TOTs on CBS available


Educational background and experience:-

Essential: University Degree in Health Sciences from a recognized University

Desirable: Post graduate degree in Medical Entomology or Tropical Medicine preferably in Malaria Control.



At least 5 year of experience in the management of communicable diseases, statistics, epidemiology and health related research activities. Experience in communicable disease surveillance, monitoring and evaluation at national and/or international level.

Experience in Geo-mapping and Microsoft application (e.g. Excel, Word, Power Point, etc)

Other Skills (e.g. IT): Excellent knowledge of Statistical packages


Oral and written proficiency in English is required.

WHO Competencies

Producing results

Communicating in a credible and effective way

Building and promoting partnerships across the organization and beyond.

Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences Functional Skills and Knowledge

Ability to work under pressure to make decision, to elaborate strategies and organize priorities

Ability to coordinate activities and undertake multitasks

Strong analytical skills and good judgment.

Sense of prioritization and attention to detail.

Ability to liaise with people at all levels and to proactively search for information.

Self-motivated, flexible and able to innovate.

Professional commitment.

Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to negotiate with and convince officials with tact and diplomacy.

Ability to write in a clear and concise manner, and to present information.

Ability to work in stressful context and under tight deadline

Ability to work in an international and multi-cultural environment

The interested candidates should address an application comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates/diplomas/degrees and testimonials to:

The WHO Representative
1 Albert Luthuli Street, Ocean Road

P O Box 9292                                                     

Dar es Salaam                                                  

N.B. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



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