Implementation Officer needed at Malaria Consortium

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Malaria Consortium’s job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Implementation Officer jobs in Abuja

Job Location : Abuja

Deadline : July 02, 2022

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Job Purpose

  • The role of the Implementation Officer is to ensure effective on-site quality delivery of IPTi activities through supporting and mentoring his/her team members to achieve program objectives.
  • The Implementation officer ensures timely planning, implementation of activities, bearing in mind program targets.
  • He/she interacts with the relevant government department, ensures implementation is aligned with approved protocols and keeps them updated on the program progress.
  • She/ he plan joint efforts with relevant LGA and state immunization officers and other key stakeholders and ensure its implementation.

Scope of Work

  • The Implementation officer supports the smooth roll-out of project activities in the state especially at the EPI service delivery points including direct support to frontline service providers. He/she is responsible for planning, implementation, reporting and stakeholder liaison.

Key Accountabilities
Technical Support and Management:

  • Oversee implementation of Intermittent Preventive Therapy for infants (IPTi) activities
  • Train Field Officers on the implementation of Malaria Consortium’s IPTi project
  • Ensure that supervision of both assessment and treatment services, and of community level implementation of the IPTi programme are carried out effectively
  • Plan and coordinate community mobilization and education activities
  • Regularly review IPTi training materials to ensure quality training
  • Coordinate the planning and facilitation of training for Health facility and community health workers and supervisors, including the development of work plans
  • Provide on-the-job supervision and training for Project Officers, Field Officers, community health workers.

Coordination and Representation:

  • Provide overall planning and coordination of and Field Officers community health workers in training and supervision visits
  • Liaise with key partners including the SMEP, SPHCDA local leaders, NGO partners, and other stakeholders (as necessary)
  • Ensure strong coordination between the EPI and IPTi elements of the research study
  • Attend health and LGA/Ward coordination meetings at the State level as directed by the State Programme Manager.

Administrative and Other Duties:

  • Provide monthly written reports on activities to the Programme Manager
  • Work with the finance department to prepare financial requests and ensure the timely reporting of expenditure
  • Any other duties as required by the line manager

Person Specification
Qualifications and experience:
Essential:

  • Clinical Officer, Nurse or Public Health qualifications
  • At least two years’ field experience
  • Experience of managing large teams
  • Strong background in training and capacity building
  • Ability to find solutions to complex problems in a challenging environment
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong computer skills particularly Microsoft Office
  • Flexible, ability to work both as an individual and as a team member and under stress in what can be a harsh environment

Desirable:

  • A broad range of experience including logistics
  • Experience working in drug/commodity supply management and health worker training
  • Fluency in the spoken language of the region.

Salary
Competitive.

How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and Qualified candidates should Click here to Apply online

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