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  • Posted: Aug 16, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 29, 2022
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  • Vision. The work of the Center for Global Health Practice and Impact (CGHPI) at Georgetown University results in a world in which all countries assure conditions for achieving health equity. Mission. CGHPI serves countries to sustainably improve their population’s health and wellbeing and safeguard against health-related threats by advancing use of evidence through human-centered enterprise architecture for achievement of equity and social justice.
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    Assistant Technical Officer, Covid-19

    Job Overview

    • The Assistant Technical Officer, Covid-19 is expected to work closely with ACE2 project implementation staff and stakeholders to ensure increase in covid-19 vaccination uptake among PLWHIV in our supported facilities across the state.
    • S/he will ensure activities that will improve infection, prevention and control are practiced at ART clinics among PLWHIV.
    • The incumbent will also support Supply Chain Advisor in close monitoring of commodities to ensure transparency and accountability in utilization.

    Work Interactions and Conditions:

    • The Assistant Technical Officer Covid-19 will work closely with the HSS Advisor & Logistics team and with other GGHN program implementation teams based in the state.
    • This job requires improving uptake of Covid-19 vaccination among PLHIV across supported facilities in the state. Additionally, the incumbent will work closely with supply chain team.

    Responsibilities

    • With support from the technical advisor HSS, provide knowledge translation and management to guide evidence informed decisions for strengthening activities that would improve uptake of covid-19 vaccine among PLHIV at the facility level.
    • Making sure facility health education sessions for PLHIV include covid-19 transmission, vaccination and IPCs towards improving covid-19 uptake among PLHIV.
    • Serve as the cluster POC for Covid-19 vaccination and other technical supports as may be recommended by the cluster lead.
    • In collaboration with M&E and facility adhocs, follow up with daily performance data (DPT) collection and reporting regarding covid-19 vaccine among PLHIV.
    • In collaboration with the logistics unit and facility Covid-19 team, monitor Covid-19 supply chain and stock levels at the facilities.
    • Ensure appropriate IPC protocols are being observed at HIV clinic and support patients triage in ART clinic waiting areas.
    • Support logistics and supply chain Advisor in ensuring close monitoring of all commodities supplied for ART clinic at pharmacy, Lab and store.
    • Perform any other duties assigned.

    Requirements and Qualifications

    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree / HND (preferably Sciences).
    • Be aware of government guidelines and covid-19 related safety, hygiene and social distancing protocols and other infection prevention control protocols.
    • Experience in capacity building on IPC, Immunization and knowledge management activities will be an added advantage.
    • Skills: Strong communication skills both written and oral.
    • Interpersonal/Individual Competencies: the ability to build and maintain relations with multiple stakeholders, strong work ethic, decisiveness, and personal integrity.
    • Ability yo multitask and work under pressure.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: kd.cghpi@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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