Malaria Consortium Recruitment for LGA Field Officer

Malaria Consortium Recruitment for LGA Field Officer

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Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium Recruitment for LGA Field Officer is ongoing. Please ensure you read the job requirements carefully before applying for this position.

Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organizations specializing in the comprehensive prevention, control, and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and underprivileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.

We are recruiting to fill the positions of:

Job Title: LGA Field Officer

Locations: Kano, Kaduna, Niger and Jigawa (LGAs within the State)
Duration: 8-months

Organisational Background

  • Established in 2003, Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organizations specializing in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases, among vulnerable and underprivileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions. We work in Africa and Asia with communities, governments, academic institutions, and local and international organizations, to ensure effective delivery of services, which are supported by strong evidence.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Implement all SMC activities at the health LGA level, including timely implementation of the work plan, planning meetings, commodity distributions and monitoring to avoid any stock out, Community mobilization activities, supervision, monitoring and reporting.
  • Ensure accountability of received commodities and supplies through tracking consumption levels and review of reconciliation reports
  • Ensure implementation of activities is in line with the laid down protocols, by continuously monitoring and conducting supervision and on-job training of LGA, HFW and CHWs.
  • Maintain a good relationship and work jointly with – Public Health Officers and other partners to undertake home visits, meetings and to ensure health LGA’s ownership.
  • Responsible for capacity building of field partners (Supervisors, HFW, CDDs, and community mobilisers) through training, on-job support and quality supervision.
  • Track program targets and timely implement the planned activities to ensure program meets targets and review reports from LGAs and HFW for accuracy and completeness prior to submission.

Job Purpose:

  • The LGA Field Officer oversees and implements all aspects of SMC activities at LGA, health facilities and household level.
  • He/she is responsible for planning, implementation, reporting and coordination with local government representatives and community-level stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Clinical Officer, Nurse or Public Health or development-related qualification
  • At least two years field experience in a related field
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including LGA staff, HFW and community leaders
  • Experience of conducting quality supportive supervision and data use.
  • Fluency in English, Hausa and/or other local languages is required
  • Experience working in drug/commodity supply management, ME and logistics

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: [email protected] using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Those that are passionate and willing to contribute towards the achievement of our goals should apply.
  • Kindly indicate LGA Field Officer or Cluster Supervisor and your preferred location (State and LGA) on your CV well as in the Subject Title of your email application.
  • Kindly note that applications that do not follow this specification will be disqualified.  
  • Individuals blacklisted from implementing the Global Fund grants are not eligible to apply for any of the advertised positions.

Application Deadline  

12PM: 2nd April, 2021.

To apply for this job please visit malariaconsortium.org .

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