DRC Infection, Prevention and Control Officer (Dikwa) Jobs in Nigeria
DRC Infection, Prevention and Control Officer (Dikwa) Jobs in NigeriaThe Position DRC is seeking the services of a committed and competent Infection, Prevention and Control (IPC) Officer to join the Borno Team. Interested persons will be reporting to the Team Leader
The job requires someone who can provide COVID 19 related health advice to communities
Duties and Responsibilities
The main duties and responsibilities will include but not limited to:
General Programming & Operations:
Facilitate formation of community structures in IPC and strengthening of the existing structures such as WASH Committees through training sensitization workshops and other IPC awareness campaigns.
Design, develop and implement appropriate IPC mobilization strategies for DRC’s IPC projects.
Develop IPC work plans for multi-funded projects.
Ensure efficient and Effective program implementation while following the budget and work plan.
Participate in preparing monthly/quarterly/annual highlights/ reports and proposals and budgets for donors.
Lead the IPC team in carrying out monitoring and evaluation exercises.
Coordination and Representation:
Collaborate with relevant Internal and External health technical experts on issues related to IPC.
Represent DRC at IPC meetings and other relevant technical coordination meetings.
Ensure integration of IPC activities with other DRC sectors.
Coordinate with WASH, Shelter and Protection counterparts in other locations in the implementation of common funded projects.
Ensure good representation and reputation of IPC sector at all levels.
Actively participate in an internal coordination meeting
Ensure and actively participate in regular sector meetings.
Supervise IPC field-based casuals’ workers.
Provide technical and programmatic leadership for the community-based mechanisms in operational areas as needed.
Conduct daily field visits or as required to ensure IPC tasks are going on as planned and mentoring - through technical backstopping and training of duty bearers.
Logistics / Finance:
Initiate procurements and ensure their execution.
Ensure distribution plans are prepared and shared with logistics in a timely manner.
Monitor and report health partners and DRC rational use of PPEs and other supplies
To be successful in this role, the candidate is expected to be honest, strongly motivated and display a high standard of integrity in humanitarian work, disciplined and team-oriented.
Education (Including Certification, Licenses etc.):
At least a Bachelor's Degree in Environment Health Science, Biological Sciences, Public Health or Nursing Degrees from a recognized institution
At least 2-year clinical experience with a combination of training and practical IPC experience.
Thorough knowledge of IPC Approaches, training of trainers and facilitating menstrual hygiene sessions for women and girls.
Knowledge & experience of dealing with commercial transporters and coordinating supply delivery to remote and insecure areas
Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel).
Sound judgment and the ability to work effectively with others at all levels
Strong assessment, evaluation, analysis and strategic planning skills
IT literate, MS – Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Interpersonal communication and proven written / presentation skills
Demonstrated ability to manage under stressful conditions.
Experience working in a public health emergency (i.e. Ebola, Lassa Fever, Chorea and etc).
Flexible & willing to work in a remote setting & to travel to other field locations.
Ability to multitask and work comfortably under pressure
Experience from working in an (I)NGO is an asset
Knowledge in Hausa
Competent and literate in English, verbal and written, with a sound knowledge of technical expressions, any local speaking language will be an advantage
How to Apply
For more information and job application details, see; DRC Infection, Prevention and Control Officer (Dikwa) Jobs in Nigeria
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