Government Health Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians for
the following vacancies existing under the establishment of Ministry of Health:

Post: Senior Disease Control Officer (Under Expanded Programme on Immunization)
Grade: H/P8
Salary: Within the range of Grade H Salary Segment
Ref. No: P8/26
Responsible to: The Principal Disease Control Officer (Grade G/P7).
Location: EPI


Applicants should be Clinical Officers (Grade I/PO), Nursing Officers (Grade I/PO), Environmental Officers (Grade I/PO) with a minimum of four (4) years’ work experience in that post. Must be knowledgeable in vaccine preventable disease and vaccine safety surveillance, either at the National or Regional EPI Office. A Master degree in Environmental Health or a Master’s degree in Epidemiology
or a Master’s degree in Public Health will be an added advantage.


  • Ensure full implementation of the immunization services through provision of routine immunization services and surveillance services for both pharmacovigilance and disease surveillance.
  • Involved in the immunization planning and estimating budgets for immunization service delivery depending on EPI pillar assigned.
  • Conduct regular monitoring and evaluation activities of immunization services through scheduled reviews at all levels and time periods.
  • Conduct periodic immunization service delivery supervision, mentorship and coaching for quality service delivery at all levels.
  • Ensure partner collaboration and participation in designated EPI governance structures for leadership, planning and coordination of EPI services delivery.
  • Ensure that high quality Supplemental Immunization Activities (SIAs) are conducted to achieve the disease control programme goals of providing second opportunities to children.
  • Ensuring that Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for vaccine management and other supply related SOPs are implemented at all levels.
  • Conduct trainings and workshops for health workers on vaccine handling, stock-management and calculations of vaccine requirements and wastage rates.
  • Establish an efficient supply distribution system and ensure availability of transport.
  • Provide technical expertise on the introduction of new and under-utilized vaccines and other EPI innovations through trainings and workshops

Applicants must submit their application letters (quoting the vacancy reference number) together
with copies of relevant certificates, copies of license renewal, Curriculum Vitae, relevant Registration
Certificate and National ID to:

The Executive Secretary
Government Health Service Commission
P/Bag 155

To reach her not later than 19th January, 2024