Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is a non-profit organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting global health and economic initiatives in Nigeria. It was established as indigenous organizational, registered in 2009 with its headquarter in Abuja, and presence in the four geopolitical regions of Nigeria. It aims to provide technical assistance to the government and people of Nigeria in the implementation of public health and development programs. AHNi implements projects in HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, health systems strengthening, sexual and reproductive health/family planning and humanitarian projects for internally displaced persons (IDPs) and refugees in protection, health, and nutrition. AHNi also offers technical assistance and service delivery in integrated maternal, neonatal and child health (IMNCH), monitoring and evaluation (M&E), laboratory support, behavior change communication (BCC), policy and legislation, gender/key populations, public-private partnership (PPP), and grants management.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Consultant to Develop Draft Materials for Monitoring and Reporting Adverse COVID-Related Events on the COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM) Implementation
Supervisor: Project Coordinator - C19RM Grant
Commencement Date: 7th August 2023
Report to: the Project Coordinator
Duration: 20 Days
The Global Fund C19RM is designed to respond to COVID-19 in three ways: COVID-19 control and containment interventions, including personal protective equipment ("PPE"), diagnostics, treatment, communications, and other public measures. COVID-19-related risk mitigation measures for HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria programs including, but not limited to, support for COVID-19 interventions needed to safely implement campaigns, community and health facility-level HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria programs; and Expanded reinforcement of key aspects of health systems, such as laboratory networks, supply chains, and community-led response systems to address advocacy, services, accountability, and human-rights-based approaches.
Hence, the consultant will support the development of draft materials/tools for monitoring adverse COVID-related events on the COVID-19 Response Mechanism (C19RM) Implementation.
The services of the Consultant working with the C19RM team will include but not limited to the following:
Develop draft materials (SOP, IEC, Job Aids) for monitoring and reporting adverse COVID-related events following vaccination across GF-supported facilities.
Facilitate a meeting of stakeholders to review and finalize draft tools for monitoring and reporting adverse COVID-related events.
Support facilitation of trainings on deployment and use of tools for monitoring and reporting adverse COVID-related events across 4 selected states.
Coordinate activities with other technical team members on the project.
Support writing and editing of technical reports, documents, and other knowledge management products. S/He will also assist with publications, research data collection and processing, and presentations.
Relevant University Degree in Medicine, Public Health or other related life-science field / programs.
Possession of a Postgraduate Degree (MSc, MPH, PhD) in Public Health, Epidemiology, Infectious Disease.
Minimum of at least five (5) years in public health and/ or communicable disease control including COVID-19 and other vaccine-preventable diseases (at least one year)
Proven experience in facilitating technical trainings is required.
Excellent ability to communicate and maintain productive relations with the team; resourcefulness, flexibility, and ability to work in a fast changing and challenging environment.
Application Closing Date
2nd August, 2023.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae (CV) to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.
Only Applications submitted electronically, with subject bearing the position of interest will be treated.
Suitability statement and CV must be in one MS Word.