Malaria Consortium LGA Field Officer Jobs in Nigeria

Malaria Consortium LGA Field Officer Jobs in Nigeria



Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged 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.


Responsibilities


Programme Implementation, treatment tracking and management

  • Implement all SMC activities at health LGA level, including timely implementation of 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
  • Responsible for capacity building of field partners (Supervisors, HFW, CHWs, 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.
  • 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.

    Reporting & data quality control

  • Review all field implementer reports, provide feedback on areas which needs correction and submit the final hard copy report to the LGA Cluster supervisor after LGA Level approval.
  • Assist ME Officer on the data quality queries and ensure identified issues are rectified in time.
  • Ensure submission of EoC Report, success stories, trip reports etc. to keep the LGA cluster and Zonal Project Manager abreast with the project implementation at LGA level.

    Coordination and representation

  • Responsible for overall planning and coordination of LGA and HFW/supervisors and CHWs during training and supervision visits.
  • Liaise with key partners including LGA Administrator , State MOH, Community leaders, other stakeholders (as necessary)
  • Attend data validation meetings at LGA level and as directed by LGA cluster
    supervisor /Zonal project manager
  • Establish and maintain links with health and other nutrition services with special attention to referral cases

    Administrative and other duties

  • Ensure the development of individual and team action plans to ensure role complementary in achieving the set treatment target.
  • Participate in the follow-up of supplies consumption.
  • Overall planning of stock levels, making sure that they are sufficient for the operations at SMC sites
  • Ensure that all HF realized physical inventory of all SMC commodities supplied at the end of each cycle.
  • Any other duties as required by the line manager


    Requirements


  • Clinical Officer, Nurse or Public Health qualification
  • At least two years field experience in related field
  • Fluency in English, Hausa and/or other local languages is required
  • Experience working in drug/commodity supply management , ME and logistics
  • 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
  • A broad range of experience including logistics, training and capacity building ability
  • Experience of managing teams
  • Experience working at LGA level


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 7th June, 2019.


    For more information and job application details, see; Malaria Consortium LGA Field Officer Jobs in Nigeria


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