INTRODUCTION : -
Technical Officer - Strengthening Nigerian Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme job opportunity is available at Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) for individuals who possess Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or related field.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : -
Support the review of the Nigeria Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme (NFELP) structure, curriculum and other key aspects
Support the development of position papers and other communication documents required for stakeholders
Develop a framework for NFELTP’s integration into NCDC as a unit of the Department of Prevention, Programme and Knowledge Management, including coordination of stakeholders, regular reporting lines etc.
DESIRED EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATION : -
Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or related field from an accredited academic institution with a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in Public Health infectious disease epidemiology and surveillance programmes at national, regional or continental levels.
Participation in the Nigerian Filed Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Programme or other relevant Field Epidemiology Training Programmes would be an advantage
Knowledge of research governance
Knowledge of curriculum development principles
Demonstrable project management skills
Proven ability to produce precise reports and briefs with attention to detail
Proven experience with stakeholder engagement
Well-developed computer skills.
Sensitivity to cultural differences and understanding of relevant social, political, and ethical issues
Personal Skills :
Ability to work under pressure, stay on track and meet deadlines.
Ability to manage complex operations and teams
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain good working relationships with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control National Reference Laboratory staff, State level laboratory colleagues and other stakeholders at national and State levels.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong team working skills
Strong problem-solving skills
REMUNERATION : -
The position carry a competitive remuneration package.