Locations : Abuja and Kano
Employment Type : Temporary
MGIC in collaboration with NCDC is conducting a population-based sero-epidemiologic survey to determine the sero- prevalence and transmission of COVID-19 in Nigeria.
The State Lead will oversee all survey activities in the State. The State Lead will support all Training and Field processes of the survey and report directly to the Project Director
Duties and Responsibilities
The State Lead will :
Support the implementation and monitoring of the COVID-19 Sero-epidemiological survey
Be involved in the recruitment, on-boarding, and training of the necessary survey field staff
Support the development of training materials, manuals / guidelines, standard operating procedures (SOPs), job aids, flow charts for the field activities
Collaborate with local survey stakeholders to ensure smooth conduct of the survey and sample collection, transportation, processing, analysis, and storage
Oversee field supervisors, field and satellite lab staff
Monitor progress of data collection to ensure quality data are collected and milestones are achieved
Work with mapping, listing and community mobilization teams for messaging, household scheduling and security measures.
Ensure all logistics and administrative plans are in place for the field teams
Complete survey monitoring reports and ensure survey field data and sample collection monitoring dashboard are updated daily
Master’s degree in any health-related field
Experience, Knowledge, and Skills :
Experience in population-based field survey management like the Nigeria AIDS Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIIS) or any other household survey in Nigeria is required
2 - 4 years work experience.
Skill in Computer Assisted-Personal Interviewing (CAPI) troubleshooting is required
Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication
Knowledge and skill in the use of statistical analysis packages is an added advantage
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).