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The African Field Epidemiology Network-AFENET seeks the services of the following individuals
Job Title: State Field Coordinator
Medical, Health, Safety
Assist State PHC team and polio eradication emergency center EOC in strengthening PEl coordination at the LGA level with particular attention to nomadic, scattered populations and other under-served communities. Provide support for priority states in polio eradication with a focus on:a.Micro-planning for campaigns in the high risk LGAs Strengthening surveillance in:
Major hospitals in urban areas ofthe northem states
Poor performing LGAs.
Nomad and other chronically missed communities
Strengthening routine infant immunization (RI)
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 or EOC, particularly with intra-campaign dashboard monitoring
Conduct operational research
Mentor NFELTP residents assigned to the state
Serve as NSTOP representative in the polio EOC, state GPEI team and partners forum in the state
Any other duties assigned by State team Lead, ZFC or supervisor
advanced degree in Epidemiology, public health, health policy, Allied health, Veterinary Science, Biostatistics or other related field.
Pre-requisite: post-graduate training through a field epidemiology training program or the Epidemic/intelligence Service EIS.
The incumbent must have Nigeria field experience in vaccine preventable disease activities.
Recent graduates of NFELTP program will be preferred.
Language proficiency in English Knowledge of Hausa is an added advantage
Job knowledge: strong technical knowledge in public health, epidemiology, routine immunization, SIAs, disease outbreak investigation, data collection and management and data analysis.
Skills and Abilities: Skills in Microsoft Word, Microsoft 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 organizations WHO, UNICEF, Ministries of Health
Interested Persons should forward CV to email@example.com