- Job posted on: 14th Oct 2021
- Applications close:
The Indo-Pacific Centre for Health Security (CHS) was established in 2017 to implement the Australian Government’s Health Security Initiative for the Indo-Pacific Region. The Initiative, which is funded through Australia’s overseas aid program, aims to inform evidence-based planning, help prevent avoidable epidemics, strengthen early detection capacity, and support rapid, effective national and international outbreak responses. It does this by accelerating research on new drugs and diagnostics, expanding partnerships at the national, regional and global level to strengthen human and animal health systems, and deepening people-to-people linkages that build national and regional health security capacity. Throughout 2020, the CHS played a key role in shaping Australia’s response to the regional impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Commencing in 2021, Australia is assisting 18 countries in Southeast Asia and the Pacific to access safe, effective and affordable COVID-19 vaccines through the Regional Vaccine Access and Health Security Initiative.
The Initiative has three components:
Cardno International Development is supporting the implementation of several activities delivered as part of the initiative across the Pacific and Southeast Asia.
The objective of this role is to support the implementation of the Regional Vaccine Access and Health Security Initiative through the provision of with a primary focus on vaccine delivery, logistics support and operations support. The officer will support co-ordination across teams and is expected to contribute to and support communication and collaboration across program areas on vaccine delivery and logistics.
The Officer will primarily work with CHS’s Operations Support Section who provide support implementation of VAHSI across a number of areas. The Officer will be expected to work closely with other teams within CHS and DFAT and may additionally engage with external contractors and service providers.
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We thank all applicants however due to anticipated volumes of applications only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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