Local Avian Influenza Surveillance Officer

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COMFORCE Technical Services (COMFORCE)

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

Under this task order, the contractor will independently provide support services to satisfy the overall operational objectives of GAP, and the Avian Influenza Division Implement surveillance initiatives and recommends priorities to the AI Team Lead, and the FMOH for program activities.

Implement surveillance-related systems in conjunction with FMoH, WHO, and other donors.

Implement surveillance strategies to decentralize surveillance from the federal to the state level.

Interact with individual state ministries of health to implement national plans for influenza surveillance at the state level.

Contractor must have:

MBBS or Doctoral degree in Medicine or Epidemiology. Professional training and extensive knowledge in communicable disease surveillance programs.

Five years experience in the communicable disease surveillance programs that entailed responsibility for the evaluation of program activities.

Experience in use of measurement methods required for M&E of large populations and health programs, including quantitative and qualitative research.

Knowledge of WHO’s Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) is preferred.

Fluency in Level IV English. Experience must reflect the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above.

Vacancies Contact

Qualified candidates, please submit your CVs (indicating position title) to emyers [at] comforce.com

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