Locations : Abuja (FCT) and Kano
Employment Type : Contract
Duties and Responsibilities
Lead the field team and ensure all data and sample collections are done with utmost quality
Work with the household trackers and community mobilizers to ensure only sampled households are surveyed
Conduct household and individual interviews
Collect nasopharyngeal swab samples
Conduct Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) for Malaria
Assure confidentiality of survey participants’ information.
Label appropriately, prepare and store lab samples in accordance with required laboratory specifications.
Maintain environmental integrity and aesthetics ensuring all areas are safe and clean.
Prepare and organize field supplies, and equipment to prevent wastage.
Collect and organize supplies ensuring all work areas are restocked appropriately daily, before field activities
Document all field activities in appropriate field documentation tools and devices
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree preferably in a health-related discipline
A Master's Degree is an added advantage
Experience : 2 - 3 years
Training certifications in COVId-19 short courses especially IPC is an added advantage
Experience, Knowledge, and Skills :
Participation in Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) or any other household survey in Nigeria as Team lead is required
Excellent knowledge of Infection Prevention and Control especially in the context of COVID-19 is required
Skill in Computer Assisted- Personal Interviewing (CAPI) is required
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
Excellent listening skills and the ability to ask probing questions
Strong work ethic and self-starter, able to effectively manage multiple priorities and adapt to change
Must be willing to work at the times required by the survey need (this includes evenings, weekends and public holidays).
An indigene of the selected state or resident in the state
Good reading skill in English and Hausa