National Stop Transmission of Poliomyelitis (NSTOP) LGA Officer... Lokoja Job Summary
The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) seeks the services of candidates to fill the following positions for the National Stop Transmission of Poliomyelitis (NSTOP) Program.
Provide technical support for LGA PEI Team on polio eradication
Serve as focal point for community outreach for nomadic, scattered and other hard to reach settlements
Advise Chairman on polio response and routine immunization (RI) activities
Coordinate immunization activities of NSTOP to complement partner efforts
Work with LGA Chairman, LGA PEI team and community leaders to identify and train community level workers to conduct AFP surveillance, RI outreaches and immunization campaign activities.
Participate in campaign preparations and implementation such as micro planning, training, logistical support, supervision, monitoring and evaluation as part of the LGA team.
Conduct active surveillance for AFP and other priority diseases
Supervise fixed and outreach RI... activities.
A good Bachelor's Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Veterinary Medicine, Life Sciences, Allied Health Sciences or Public Health is required and additional qualification in public health will be an advantage.
At least 2 years of prior working experience on immunization or related public health programs with NGOs, UN organizations, Government agencies or Ministries.
Level IV (fluency) Speaking/ Writing in English is required. Must be fluent in Yoruba and any other local language spoken in Northern Nigeria such as Yoruba and Hausa etc.
Knowledge of routine immunization, AFP surveillance, immunization campaigns, local government structure and primary health care system in Nigeria.
Experience working or interacting with nomadic or other migrant communities will be an advantage
Incumbent is required to possess standard computer skills with experience in MS Word, MS Excel spreadsheets, MS Power-Point. Proficiency with CDCs Epi-info statistical software will be an advantage. Ability to write concise technical activity reports is required.
Must be resident within the LGA of assignment at time of assumption of duty otherwise job offer is nullified Lokoja Nigeria
National Stop Transmission of Poliomyelitis (NSTOP) LGA Officer... Lokoja African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) Lokoja