Senior Program Associate, COVID-19 Vaccination at Centre for Integrated Health Programs (CIHP)

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CIHP grew to become a authorized entity in June 2010 and a phased strategy to transition is being carried out. Hence, Kaduna state ICAP workplace transited to CIHP in November, 2010. By the top of February, 2011, Kogi and Akwa Ibom ICAP places of work additionally transited to CIHP and the remaining three states of Gombe, Benue and Cross River can be CIHP supported by September 2011. All the actions carried out by ICAP in these states can be taken over by CIHP and as well as, CIHP will present interventions to handle different public well being considerations like, malaria, TB, reproductive well being, immunizations and many others. Lastly, to efficiently implement these well being applications, CIHP is dedicated to strengthening the constructing blocks of the well being programs and supporting gender mainstreaming and empowerment.Employment Type: Contract
Supervisor: State Program Managers / Associate Director State Program Operations
Duration of Contract: 3 months (renewable contingent upon continued want and availability of funding)

Job Summary

The Program Associate (COVID-19 vaccination) is a short-term place primarily based in any of the listed states to help C-19 vaccination interventions by CIHP to the state authorities via the State Primary Health Care Development Agency / Board (SPHCDA).
The incumbent is accountable for offering help to CIHP’s centered efforts at ramping C-19 vaccination to make sure clean implementation, together with working with the SPHCDA, well being services and neighborhood vaccination facilities to reinforce mobilization, determine gaps and develop methods to extend vaccination uptake throughout the state.
He / She will help the State Program Manager/ Associate Director to determine bottlenecks to clean implementation and follow-up on decision of the challenges.

Key Responsibilities

Engage SPHCDA, PHEOC and different important stakeholders on the C-19 response to determine areas of help for scaling C-19 vaccination
Work with SPHCDA to develop focused interventions to shut recognized gaps, improve vaccination protection and eradicate vaccine wastages
Conduct supportive supervision and validation visits to well being services, neighborhood and cell vaccination groups’ liaison with SPHCDA and different GoN stakeholders
Coordinate neighborhood sensitization and mobilization drives working with vaccination groups, opinion, conventional and spiritual leaders and establishments
Lead wants assessments and facilitate engagement and coaching of vaccination groups as applicable
Facilitate well timed reporting of vaccination actions together with updating of knowledge into the EMID platform
Work with the SPHCDA to make sure system to adequately forecast, effectively distribute and observe vaccines and ancillary provides
Coordinate report writing and analyses of CIHP C-19 vaccination help actions and undergo the State Program Manager/ Director and the State Coordination unit within the central workplace
Facilitate report collation, analyses and transmission of each day statewide vaccination achievements
Coordinate improvement, implementation, monitoring and assessment of the C-19 vaccination work plan to optimize outputs/ outcomes
Work with Communications groups to determine communications alternatives, doc success tales, develop and distribute IEC supplies
Perform some other duties assigned by the State Program Manager/ Director and his/ her designate.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Public Health / Epidemiology / Social Sciences / or associated subject, from a reputed institute.
Minimum of 5 years of related work expertise in vaccines and immunization with demonstrated abilities in vaccine implementation and scale up
Experience engaged on immunization/ vaccination applications within the state and familiarity with key stakeholders is important
Experience in initiatives that contain liaising with authorities establishments just like the SPHCDA, SMOH, different stakeholders and NGOs
Experience in any of the next areas is most popular: immunization applications, well being programs strengthening, and infectious illnesses.
Proven capacity to multi-task and collaborate work successfully with senior employees, colleagues, donors, associate organizations, stakeholders, native establishments, and others in any respect ranges.
Ability to work in a posh surroundings with a number of duties, quick deadlines, and an emphasis on high quality.
Excellent analytical, communication, presentation and report writing abilities
Excellent abilities in facilitation, staff constructing and coordination
Fluency in English (fluency within the main native language is an asset)
Demonstrable problem-solving and analytical abilities
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite with an emphasis on proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Proven success drafting, proofreading, and modifying paperwork.
Extremely detail-oriented, with the power to speak successfully each orally and in writing.
Strong interpersonal and organizational abilities.

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