AVADAR Project Assistant at World Health Organization (WHO) Closing Date: 16 August, 2018
Experience: 4 years
Location: Enugu, Kwara and Lagos
World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.
Ref Id: 1803609 Location: Lagos Application Link
Enugu, Nigeria Application Link
Kwara Application Link Contractual Arrangement: Individual service contractor Contract duration: 6 months Grade: G5 Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria Schedule: Full-time
Purpose Of the Position
The main objective of the post is to support the implementation of AVADAR in the state through technical guidance of the AVADAR SOPs, supportive supervision and providing on site trainings to HWs and CIs.
Description of Duties Under the overall guidance of the IVE Focal person and over all supervision of Zonal Coordinator and guidance of the state coordinator the& AVADAR project assistant will carry out the following specific task:
Working with the project coordinator to ensure that there is constant communication on the project from the field level to the state and eventually to national level.
Support the set-up of meetings be they physically or virtually
Perform other responsibilities that may be required of him
Support the preparations and implementation of for the trainings
Ensure that AVADAR SOPs are followed in LGA implementation sites
Conduct monitoring and supervisory visits to end user
Support the process of payment incentive for the notification of an AFP case that yields a polio virus
Support the quarterly review meeting of the project
Provide weekly/monthly report on the project including tracking information of the project indicators
Required Qualifications Education:
Essential: Degree in Social or Health Sciences or Health related fields.
Desirable: Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, GIS or data management related field will be an added advantage.
At least 4 years’ experience in health related data management - Essential
Experience in quality data collection, analysis, dissemination, and use of health information for program planning and management. -Essential
Experience in database development. - Essential
Working knowledge of statistical application programs (EPI INFO, SPSS, STATA etc.) and mapping programs (HealthMapper, QGIS etc) - Essential
Relevant work experience in WHO/UN - Desirable
Resident in the state of assignment - Desirable
Ability to travel within the state and knowledge or previous work in these state would be an advantage - Desirable
Use of language skills:
Essential: Expert knowledge of English.
Desirable: Knowledge of the local language.
Basic knowledge of ICT, programming, mobile and web - based data technology
Ability to acquire sound knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures. Demonstrated abilities for team-work.
Ability to establish and maintain good relations with people at various levels and of different background.
Method of Application
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