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5 months ago

AVADAR Project Assistant

World Health Organization (WHO)

Job Detail

  • Salary:₦200,000 - ₦250,000
  • Industry:NGO | Community Service
  • Job Type:Internship
  • Location:Kwara
  • Deadline:August 26, 2018

Job Description

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends


Purpose of the Position

  • The main objective of the post is to support the  implementation of AVADAR in the state through technical guidance of the AVADAR SOPs, supportive supervision and providing on site trainings to HWs and CIs

Description of Duties
The incumbent under the guidance of the project assistant, is expected to support the states WHO office and state NPHCDA in the implementation of AVADAR project  with the following specific tasks:
  • Under the overall guidance of the IVE Focal person and over all supervision of Zonal Coordinator and guidance of the  state coordinator the  AVADAR  project assistant  will carry out the following specific task:

Coordination:
  • Working with the project coordinator  to ensure that there is constant communication on the project from the field level to the state and eventually to national level
  • Support the set-up of meetings be they physically or virtually
  • Perform other responsibilities that may be required of him

Operations:
  • Support the preparations and implementation of for the trainings
  • Ensure that AVADAR SOPs are followed in LGA implementation sites
  • Conduct monitoring and supervisory visits to end user
  • Support the process of payment incentive for the notification of an AFP  case that yields a polio virus
  • Support the quarterly review meeting of the project
  • Provide weekly/monthly report on the project including tracking information of the project indicators

Experience
Essential:
  • At least 4 years’ experience in health related data management
  • Experience in quality data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management
  • Experience in database development
  • Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc ) and mapping programs (HealthMapper, QGIS etc)

Required Qualifications
Education:
  • Essential: Degree in Social or Health Sciences or Health related fields
  • Desirable: Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, GIS or data management related field will be an added advantage

Desirable:
  • Relevant work experience in WHO/UN
  • Resident in the state of assignment
  • Ability to travel within the state and knowledge or previous work in these state would be an advantage
  • Use of language skills
  • Essential: Expert knowledge of  English
  • Desirable: Knowledge of the local language

Skills:
  • Basic knowledge of ICT, programming, mobile and web – based data technology
  • Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures   Demonstrated abilities for team-work
  • Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different background

Minimum Experience

  • 2-5

Minimum Qualification

  • B.Sc