Locations : Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano and Niger
Employment Type : Full-time
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.
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
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
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.
Qualifications and Experience
Clinical Officer, nurse or Public Health or development-related qualification
At least two 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.