[Vacancy]: LGA Polio Consultant – National Polio Outbreak Response (POBR) Project Needed at Talent Lab Limited

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Description and Objectives

  • Working with the Polio Team, the LGA Consultant will provide technical assistance to the State Emergency Operating Center (EOC)/and the State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (SPHCDA) in the planning, coordination, and management of the polio outbreak response activities in the assigned LGA.

Technical Responsibilities

  • Support polio teams of selected LGAs and states to plan and coordinate the polio outbreak response
  • Support the LGA team to convene settlement harmonization meetings with the LGA Chairman, community leaders, civilian Joint Task Force (CTF), and the military. Starting with the existing line-listing of settlements (e.g., as provided by WHO), the group will review the existing settlement listing in detail and revise as appropriate – deleting inexistent settlement names and inserting ones missed out.
  • Classify currently unreached settlements based on true accessibility status with input from all stakeholders mentioned above.
  • Develop costed LGA-level micro plans to reach each settlement with immunization Teams
  • Monitor implementation and ensure the use of up-to-date data for iterative planning and course correction. b. Provide data analytics and data management support
  • Analyze daily vaccination and supervision data during campaigns. Support documentation of polio outbreak response activities
  • The preparation of technical documents, briefing notes, PowerPoint slides, and other documentation and advocacy materials for engagement with external and internal stakeholders.
  • Development of weekly and post-campaign reports
  • Archiving of all polio response documents and reports for easy access by all state polio stakeholders

Job Requirements

  • HND, Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences, and other related fields.
  • Experience working with primary healthcare facilities
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suites–Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Vast experience in team leadership
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to carry out effective on-the-job training for teams

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