Vacancy Announcement

Vaccinators (8 positions)

Organization GREDO– Gargaar Relief and Development Organization
Position Title EPI Vaccinator
Location/Duty Station Elberde     2 Positions

Berdale     2 Positions

Yeed         2 Positions

Diinsoor    2 Positions

Announcing Date 05 April 2022
Closing Date 14 April 2022
Starting Date ASAP
Project Name GAVI Project
Commitment to Diversity GREDO is an equal opportunities employer.
Submission Email:

Organizational Background

GREDO is an indigenous local NGO.  Non-profit non-partial, non- political and voluntary organization based in Baidoa. To reach the most affected grass-root communities in Bay and Bakool regions and lower Shebelle effectively and efficiently, the necessity of local partnership in relief program appeared. Responding to the partnership need, a group of Somali intellectuals and well-wishers initiated in December 1992 a local non-governmental organization called Gargaar Relief and Development Organization (GREDO) the organization has implemented during these period different projects including relief and emergency programs and later improved into rehabilitation and developmental programs.

Job Summary

Vaccinator will work to contribute towards global coverage of protections against vaccine preventable diseases by participating in high quality vaccination programs. Vaccinator will work with health team to ensure there is an adequate supply of vaccines available and immunize children and adults with a variety of vaccines using different methods. Vaccinators will also work with the community and with other sectors to ensure maximum possible impact and integration of the project activities

 Key Area of accountability:

  • Assist clinical staff to ensure timely provision and safe use of sufficient quantities of high-quality vaccine and vaccine equipment through:
  • Contributing to proper forecasting, storage, recording and monitoring
  • Complying with established rules, regulations and plans of action
  • Secure vaccines within required cold chain in accordance with guidelines
  • Ensure all used vaccination supplies are stored and disposed of per protocols
  • Safely provide immunizations to infants, children and adults, in accordance with guidelines, including during:
  • Static vaccination sessions in basic health units
  • Outreach activities in the field
  • Mass vaccination campaigns
  • Record and share relevant, up to date information in a timely manner including:
  • Maintaining accurate records to monitor coverage of target population
  • Maintain accurate EPI records
  • Recording and reporting measles cases
  • Regularly contributing to reports as required
  • Work closely with others to ensure collaboration and coordination, including:
  • Community health workers and other health staff to avoid missed opportunities for immunization including

Qualification and Experience

  • Qualified OPD/EPI Nurse
  • Vaccination, primary health care and EPI experience
  • Proven capacity in management and teamwork
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to be respectful, kind, sensitive and empathize with all beneficiaries and their careers
  • Demonstrable ability to write reports
  • Prepared to live and work in an uncertain security environment

Child Protection and safeguarding

The responsibilities of the post will require the post holder to have regular contact with children or young people and Gredo as an organization has a dignity of protecting and safeguarding children by giving awareness, protection reporting and taking actions.

Integrity: Honest, encourages openness, transparency and sincere.    All applicants should drop a letter of application and updated CV (including 3 referees) to         and indicate the position applied for in the subject. The deadline for application deadline 14 April 2022

Local candidates are encouraged to apply

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

GREDO is an equal opportunities employer


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