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Job Title: NSTOP Consultants (For Recent Graduates Of The FELTP Program)

Location: Abuja

Organisation: Nigeria Field Epidemiology Laboratory and Training Program – NFELTP

Objective:

•   To serve as Nigeria Stop Transmission of Polio (NSTOP) consultants over a 12-24 month period.

•   The incumbent is responsible for providing technical assistance to high-risk LGAs in polio eradication and routine immunization strategies.

Responsibilities:

•   Assist state immunization offices in strengthening coordination at the LGA level.

•   Provide support for priority states in polio eradication with a focus on:

•   Micro-planning for campaigns in the high risk LGAs

•   Strengthening AFP surveillance

•   Strengthening routine infant immunization

•   Outbreak investigations for polio and other vaccine preventable diseases

•   Monitoring and evaluation of supplemental immunization activities including LQAs

•   Data management and technical support for state operations centers, particularly with intra-campaign dashboard monitoring

•   Operational research.

•   Certifications, License, Physical Requirements or Other Expertise Required

•   Education:  Advanced degree in Epidemiology (or in training), Public Health, Health Policy, Allied Health,  Veterinary Sciences, Biostatistics or other related field

•   Pre-requisite:  Post-graduate training through a field epidemiology training program or the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS), or a post-doctoral training in administration and management.

Experience:

•   The incumbent must have Nigeria field experience in vaccine preventable disease activities.

•   Recent graduate of the NFELTP program will be preferred.

Requirements:

a. Language Proficiency:  English and Hausa

b. Job Knowledge:  Strong technical knowledge in public health, epidemiology, routine immunization, SIAs, disease outbreak investigation, data collection and management, and data analysis

c. Skills and Abilities:  Skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access; demonstrated strong analytical skills, ability to clearly communicate orally and in writing; ability to engage in successful interaction; extensive contact with members of national and local partner organization (WHO, UNICEF, Ministries of Health).

How to Apply:

If you are interested in working with the company and your skills and capabilities match the job profile, submit your application to the undersigned addressed:

The Administrator,

African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET),

No.50, Halle Selassie Street,

Asokoro, Abuja.

Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Deadline: 23 July 2012.

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