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Job Title: KADAIS Survey Manager

Company: Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND 

Experience: 10 years

Location: Kaduna, Nigeria

Job Field: Medical / Health


Africa Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is the umbrella organization for applied epidemiology training, programs in Africa. It oversees the Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs (FETP) in 16 countries of Africa. FETP is modeled after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS). The main objective of AFENET through its FETP is to build and offer epidemiological services in the country for strengthening public health systems particularly disease surveillance and response, The program is partly funded by the US President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). AFENET’s current focus is on interventions for the control of priority diseases in Nigeria, including HIV/AIDS.


Background: – AFENET is responsible for the implementation of Kaduna AIDS Indicator Survey (KADAIS) in Kaduna State. – The data collection is proposed to take a period of 10 weeks across the 23 Local Government Areas of the state. – In view of this, AFENET is recruiting men and women with field work experience to gather the KADAIS data within the stated period in Kaduna State


Scope of Work: – Support the KADAIS state secretariat in planning and coordination of all survey related activities – Active liaising all stakeholders and implementing partners – Support the KADAIS state secretariat in documentation of survey related activities – Provide oversight and direction for state-level trainings – Provide oversight and direction for report writing for the KADAIS – Provide logistics for timely retrieval of any completed hard copy questionnaires, incident forms, requisite forms etc. – Work with the data management team to ensure success of the data collection procedures for the KADAIS – Support dissemination of survey results including production of charts, maps, presentations and technical briefs/fact sheets on the outcome of the survey – Attend all technical meetings – Work with the TC to ensure the prompt day to day running of KADAIS conduct, following the timeline – Be prepared to work weekends and travel to enumeration areas when need be


Key Deliverables: – Comprehensive weekly report of survey processes and proceedings – Central-level training planning, implementation and reporting – Presentation slides for dissemination of survey findings – Trip reports (for trips made during the contract period) – Log of activities related to contract implementation

Documentation of lessons learnt during the survey period – End-of-survey report – Survey reports including fact sheets, technical briefs and full survey report


Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Experience: – A university degree in Medicine with an MPH or its equivalent, with a minimum of 10-years relevant experience in HIV/AIDS programs – A sound understanding of HIV/AIDS surveys in resource constrained settings – A PhD or fellowship in public health will be an added advantage – Demonstrated experience in the leadership, design, implementation, management and tracking/monitoring of HIV surveys


Reporting line: – AFENET HIV SI Advisor – KADSACA Executive Secretary – AFENET Country Director.

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