Employment Opportunities at Malaria Consortium

Employment Opportunities at Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.

We are recruiting to fill the positions of:

 

 

Job Title: LGA Field Officer

Locations: Kano, Kaduna, Niger and Jigawa (LGAs within the State)
Duration: 8-months

Organisational Background

 

  • Established in 2003, Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organization specializing in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases, among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions. We work in Africa and Asia with communities, governments, academic institutions, and local and international organizations, to ensure effective delivery of services, which are supported by strong evidence.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement all SMC activities at health LGA level, including timely implementation of work plan, planning meetings, commodity distributions and monitoring to avoid any stock out, Community mobilization activities, supervision, monitoring and reporting.
  • Ensure accountability of received commodities and supplies through tracking consumption levels and review of reconciliation reports
  • Ensure implementation of activities is in line with the laid down protocols, by continuously monitoring and conducting supervision and on-job training of LGA, HFW and CHWs.
  • Maintain a good relationship and work jointly with – Public Health Officers and other partners to undertake home visits, meetings and to ensure health LGA’s ownership.
  • Responsible for capacity building of field partners (Supervisors, HFW, CDDs, and community mobilisers) through training, on-job support and quality supervision.
  • Track program targets and timely implement the planned activities to ensure program meets targets and review reports from LGAs and HFW for accuracy and completeness prior to submission.
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Job Purpose:

  • The LGA Field Officer oversees and implements all aspects of SMC activities at LGA, health facilities and household level.
  • He/she is responsible for planning, implementation, reporting and coordination with local government representatives and community level stakeholders.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Clinical Officer, Nurse or Public Health or development-related qualification
  • At least two years’ field experience in related field
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including LGA staff, HFW and community leaders
  • Experience of conducting quality supportive supervision and data use.
  • Fluency in English, Hausa and/or other local languages is required
  • Experience working in drug/commodity supply management, ME and logistics

 

 

 

Job Title: Cluster Supervisor

Locations: Kano, Kaduna, Niger and Jigawa (LGAs within the State)
Duration: 8-months

Organisational Background
Established in 2003, Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organization specializing in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases, among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions. We work in Africa and Asia with communities, governments, academic institutions, and local and international organizations, to ensure effective delivery of services, which are supported by strong evidence.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee SMC activities at cluster level and directly implement all SMC activities in the assigned LGA, including timely implementation of work plan, planning meetings, commodity distributions and monitoring to avoid any stock out, Community mobilization activities, supervision, monitoring and reporting.
  • Ensure accountability of received commodities and supplies through tracking consumption levels and review of reconciliation reports
  • Responsible for capacity building of field partners (LGA Field Officers, Supervisors, HFW, CDDs, and community mobilisers) through training, on-job support and quality supervision.
  • Track program targets and timely implement the planned activities to ensure program meets targets and review reports from LGAs and HFW for accuracy and completeness prior to submission.
  • Ensure implementation of activities is in line with the laid down protocols, by continuously monitoring and conducting supervision and on-job training of LGA, HFW and CDDs
  • Maintain a good relationship and work jointly with – Public Health Officers and other partners to undertake home visits, meetings and to ensure health LGA’s ownership.

Job Purpose

  • The purpose of this ToR is to engage consultants as Cluster Supervisors that will support a cluster of four/five local government areas (LGAs) in the intervention states to carry out SMC activities through the LGA Field Officers in those LGAs.
  • The Cluster Supervisor will also have direct responsibility for implementation of SMC activities in an LGA within the cluster

 Qualifications and Experience

  • Clinical Officer, nurse or Public Health or development-related qualification
  • At least five years’ field experience in related field
  • Fluency in English, Hausa and/or other local languages is required
  • Experience working in drug/commodity supply management, ME and logistics
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences including LGA staff, HFW and community leaders
  • Experience of conducting quality supportive supervision and data use.
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: hr.nigeria@malariaconsortium.org using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note

  • Those that are passionate and willing to contribute towards the achievement of our goals should apply.
  • Kindly indicate LGA Field Officer or Cluster Supervisor and your preferred location (State and LGA) on your CV well as in the Subject Title of your email application.
  • Kindly note that applications who do not follow this specification, will be disqualified.  
  • Individuals blacklisted from implementing the Global Fund grants are not eligible to apply for any of the advertised positions.

 

Application Deadline  12PM: 2nd April, 2021.

 

 

Note:

  • we are an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a diverse workforce. While all applications will be acknowledged.
    • We reserves the right to select one or more candidates from this vacancy announcement
    • We may also retain applications and consider candidates applying to this post for other similar positions at the same grade level and with similar job description, experience and educational requirements
    • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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