Job Offer

Principal Expert Communicable Diseases Prevention and Control

Application Open Date: 
28/04/2022 - 02:01
Deadline Date: 
30/05/2022 - 23:59
Stockholm, Sweden
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
ECDC plans to recruit one principal expert in each of the areas of 1) influenza and corona viruses; 2) vaccine preventable diseases and immunization; and 3) one or more of sexually transmitted infections, HIV or tuberculosis. Within the respective disease areas, the jobholder will be responsible in particular for the following areas of work: • Lead and contribute to the production of scientific evidence-based guidance and advice in response to questions from the Member States, The European Commission and the European Parliament or initiated by ECDC; • Provide input to the annual section workplan and coordinate the activities of one or more of the diseases mentioned above; • Work with Member States and international stakeholders to further develop surveillance activities related to the diseases in question; • Organise tenders, and project manage and follow-up of contracted activities in the area of surveillance, prevention and control; • Establish close links between ECDC and national/international bodies, and to other relevant networks, partners and stakeholders; • Coordinate a network of Member State officially nominated experts in the respective areas; • Assist Member States in strengthening their communicable disease prevention and control; • Support ECDC training activities in the area of surveillance, prevention and control; • Contribute to other activities of ECDC, as required, in his/her field of expertise and participate in the 24/7 duty system of ECDC when necessary.
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