COVID-19 LGA Coordinator, (COVAX LGA Coordinator) TB-LON 3 Project job at Institute of Human Virology (IHVN)

Vacancy title:
COVID-19 LGA Coordinator, (COVAX LGA Coordinator) TB-LON 3 Project

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Healthcare ]

Jobs at:

Institute of Human Virology (IHVN)

Deadline of this Job:
13 July 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Nigeria , Lagos , West Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
Job Description
• The TB-LON 3 Project is a USAID-funded Award that is a revolutionary program working with communities, facilities and relevant State and National structures to improve access to TB case finding, diagnosis, treatment and notification in Lagos, Ogun, Osun and Oyo States; as well as increase domestic financing for TB and strengthen surveillance and integrated reporting across four result areas:
• Improved access to high-quality, person-centered TB treatment, DR-TB, and TB/HIV services for a cumulative number of at least 106,576 persons for the life of the activity
• Strengthened systems and structures for TB detection, treatment and notification with TB service delivery platforms strengthened
• TB disease transmission and progression reduced
• TB research and innovations accelerated with improved impact on program implementation.
• The TB-LON 3 Award is implemented by a consortium with Institute of Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) as the Prime Recipient, Society for Family Health as the Sub-Recipient and other Implementing Entities.
• USAID recently approved additional funding for this Award to scale up COVID-19 vaccination activities in 2 States.

Job Summary
• The COVAX LGA Monitor will support and ensure widespread and equitable access to and delivery of safe and effective COVID-19 vaccinations to unvaccinated individuals at community and facility levels in the LGA.
• S/He would also strategically support the integration of COVAX vaccination activities into PHCs routine immunization programs in the assigned LGA.

Roles and Responsibilities
• Check and maintain the implementation process of TB-LON 3 COVAX immunization activities in the LGA.
• Support capacity building of LGA healthcare workers on RCCE to integrate COVID risk communication and vaccine promotion messages into existing service provisions in the PHCs and outreach programs.
• Facilitate orientation of engaged LON 3 TB Response partners on vaccine hesitancy, COVID-19 misconceptions; and support integration of COVAX vaccination into TB screening at facility and community level.
• Provide technical assistance for LGA COVAX vaccination outreach activities, facility based vaccination activities and house to house visits.
• Support the integration of TB screening into all COVAX vaccination activities in the LGA – facility and community level.
• Ensure proper documentation of COVAX activities, spot checking of COVAX documentation tools and timely reporting of COVAX activities data.
• Document COVAX activities and produce weekly reports on COVAX activities in the LGA and report challenges to COVAX State Coordinator where necessary.
• Any other duties as assigned by the State Coordinator.

Minimum Requirements

• Minimum of a Degree in Health, Social Sciences or Humanities
• Good knowledge of COVID-19 epidemiology and vaccination program.
• At least two years of professional experience working in public health or vaccination programs.
• Experience in working at the grass root.
• Very good knowledge of MS word, excel, power point etc.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Yoruba

Skills and Abilities:

• Strong ability to engage people, organize activities and conduct community events.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Yoruba
• Ability to multi task and work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
• Innovative, proactive and self-motivated

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
Method of Application
• Interested and qualified candidates should send a detailed resume and a one page cover letter as one MS Word document explaining suitability for the position to Deputy Director, Human Resources through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org  state the position applied for in the subject of the email.

Note
• Candidates are advised to provide three professional referees with email addresses and phone numbers.
• Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.




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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 13 July 2022
Duty Station: Lagos
Posted: 22-06-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 22-06-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 22-06-2065
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