VACANCY: Palladium Group is Recruiting for Public Well being Response Officer COVID – 19 and COVID-19 Coordinator

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Palladium is a world chief within the design, improvement and supply of Constructive Impression – the intentional creation of putting up with social and financial worth. We work with foundations, buyers, governments, companies, communities and civil society to formulate methods and implement options that generate lasting social, environmental and monetary advantages.

For the previous 50 years, we have now been making Constructive Impression doable. With a crew of greater than 2,500 workers working in 90 plus international locations and a world community of greater than 35,000 technical specialists, Palladium has improved – and is dedicated to persevering with to enhance – economies, societies and most significantly, folks’s lives.

We’re recruiting to fill the place under:

 

 

Job Title: COVID-19 Coordinator (Consultancy)

Job ref.: req9999
Areas: Kaduna, Jigawa, Kano, Yobe, Borno and Lagos

Venture Overview and Function

  • The LAFIYA programme is a 7-year DFID Funded programme from February 2020 to February 2027. The programme is being carried out by Palladium and its Consortium Companions – Society for Household Well being, Choices Consultancy Providers Ltd, CHECOD, PharmAccess, Solina and Chatham Home.
  • Lafiya can be delivered at federal stage, in addition to with a concentrate on focused states (Borno, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano and Yobe) with actions tailor-made for every particular state as a substitute of a “one dimension suits all” strategy.
  • The target of the programme is to enhance well being outcomes for the poorest and most susceptible in Nigeria by way of i) encouraging Authorities of Nigeria to extend assets invested in well being; ii) enhancing effectiveness and effectivity of private and non-private fundamental well being for providers and iii) lowering whole fertility price in Nigeria.
  • Nonetheless, preparations of implementation have been interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. FCDO is now working with Palladium to determine methods by which the programme can adapt to help the COVID-19 response in Nigeria in addition to entry to important well being providers, in step with the programme’s unique focus.
  • On this respect, FCDO have accredited for Palladium, to interact with plenty of excessive precedence states, together with Lagos within the COVID-19 context, exterior the unique programme design. The COVID-19 Coordinator has total illustration and coordination accountability for the supply of the FCDO LAFIYA COVID-19 help to the assigned State.
  • The position works intently with and oversees the crew of companions and different technical specialists engaged by Palladium to ship this help within the State guaranteeing that programme goals and deliverables are met in accordance with the LAFIYA reporting necessities and programme TORs.
  • Location:  The LAFIYA COVID-19 Coordinator can be primarily based in one of many following; Kaduna, Jigawa, Kano, Yobe, Borno and Lagos
  • Period: Six months from October to March 2020 with a chance of extension

Major Duties and Tasks
The LAFIYA COVID-19 Coordinator – can be accountable for:

Programme supply and oversight:

  • Present programme technical and associated budgeting and monetary administration oversight and accountability of the implementation of all of the actions and outcomes beneath every of the strategic help areas of LAFIYA’s COVID-19 help in Lagos.
  • In shut session with the Honourable Commissioner of Well being, the State COVID-19 Emergency Operations Centre, different companions supporting the response, determine and advise on the most effective methods to tailor LAFIYA COVID-19 help within the State for max impression.
  • Assumes total accountability for the efficient implementation of the recognized and agreed interventions and ensures supply is on time, inside price range, meets shopper and stakeholder expectations and is contractually compliant.
  • Particularly screens the progress and high quality of the LAFIYA COVID-19 help and customarily the general State COVID-19 response as a way to determine how you can strengthen the response. Pursuant to this requirement, they’ll preserve updated logs of points and dangers; working to resolve points, managing and mitigating dangers; and escalating materials points and dangers as acceptable.
  • Ensures the crew and actions delivered by way of LAFIYA help within the state demonstrates good worth for cash;

Staff administration and management:

  • Assumes total accountability for the efficient administration of LAFIYA’S COVID-19 help within the State;
  • Leads, guides, mentors and manages the efficiency of technical and administrative direct reviews and ensures acceptable management, steering, mentorship and administration of different workers concerned in LAFIYA’s COVID-19 help within the State;
  • Participates as required in LAFIYA administration conferences;
  • Ensures constant implementation of firm Normal Working Procedures (SOPs) and Pointers, Safety Protocols.

Stakeholder administration:

  • Set up and preserve efficient and collaborative working relationships with different FCDO programmes, State Ministry of Well being and different key authorities ministries businesses and departments; and key stakeholders together with civil society, neighborhood buildings and improvement companions concerned within the Lagos State COVID-19 response.
  • Present strategic and technical illustration of Palladium LAFIYA by at key state stage COVID-19 fora together with EOC subcommittees, working teams or coordination conferences (if related), and preserve a optimistic, skilled, steady and visual presence for LAFIYA.
  • Guarantee Palladium LAFIYA’s help is shared and defined to related stakeholders.
  • Professional-actively liaise and construct rapport with native officers, improvement companions together with UN businesses and every other related stakeholders.

Required

  • This place requires a person who’s accustomed to the tempo of emergency response programming, doesn’t require shut supervision or course, is a superb communicator and is versatile and extremely responsive. The person should meet the next particular necessities:
  • Grasp’s Diploma or increased in Public Well being, Epidemiology, Coverage and Governance or different related discipline required.
  • Expertise in coordination and collaboration of stakeholders together with authorities businesses, host nation governments and counterparts, and worldwide donor businesses.
  • Robust interpersonal, written, and oral communication expertise in English required, working information of the native languages most well-liked.
  • Glorious oral and written communication expertise in English
  • Demonstrated drawback fixing, analytic, monetary, and evaluative expertise.
  • Consideration to element and skill to successfully and effectively carry out a number of duties and stability competing priorities typically inside a required timeframe.
  • Verifiable expertise in designing, implementing, and managing or evaluating complicated well being programmes.
  • Skilled expertise in lead administration implementing emergency response programmes.
  • Stable background and information Nigerian well being system, together with demonstrated technical depth and understanding of the well being coverage setting and governance in Nigeria, significantly in Lagos.
  • Stable background and information Nigerian well being system, particularly within the intervention State UN businesses and different worldwide emergency response programs, requirements and modalities of labor in public well being emergencies.
  • Confirmed technical expertise in well being programs strengthening, well being sector coverage and methods, working with the personal sector, advocacy and accountability.

 

 

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Job Title: Public Well being Response Officer COVID – 19

Job ref.: req9998
Location: Nigeria

Venture Overview and Function

  • The LAFIYA programme is a 7-year DFID Funded programme from February 2020 to February 2027. The programme is being carried out by Palladium and its Consortium Companions – Society for Household Well being, Choices Consultancy Providers Ltd, CHECOD, PharmAccess, Solina and Chatham Home. Lafiya can be delivered at federal stage, in addition to with a concentrate on focused states (Borno, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano and Yobe) with actions tailor-made for every particular state as a substitute of a “one dimension suits all” strategy.
  • The target of the programme is to enhance well being outcomes for the poorest and most susceptible in Nigeria by way of i) encouraging Authorities of Nigeria to extend assets invested in well being; ii) enhancing effectiveness and effectivity of private and non-private fundamental well being for providers and iii) lowering whole fertility price in Nigeria.
  • Lafiya programme is implementing FCDO help to the Authorities of Nigeria’s COVID-19 response to facilitate a coordinated and environment friendly response. This help is being offered at Nationwide stage and Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Lagos, Yobe, Borno and Zamfara States.

The three goals of FCDO-LAFIYA’s COVID-19 help are:

  • Goal 1: Assist to the COVID-19 response in Lafiya focused states and at nationwide stage together with flexing to different states the place the necessity is biggest.
  • Goal 2: Assist to continuity and entry to important major well being providers
  • Goal three: Assist to central position of well being workforce within the response
  • The Public Well being Response Officer COVID-19 can be accountable for offering technical help to the State COVID-19 response working intently with different technical leads to make sure programme outcomes are achieved.
  • S / he’ll coordinate interventions, actions and technical help to States within the implementation of COVID-19 response and report progress to the State C-19 Coordinator within the achievement of consequence.
  • As such, He / she is anticipated to train judgement inside broadly outlined practices and insurance policies in choosing strategies, strategies, and ongoing analysis of programme supply and outcomes.
  • The Public Well being Response Officer COVID-19 can be a member of the Borno / Yobe / Jigawa / Kaduna / Kano / Katsina / Lagos and Zamfara State crew.

Major Duties and Tasks

  • He / she’s going to primarily help the supply of Programme COVID-19 response help.
  • He / she’s going to work intently with the State Job Drive on COVID-19 and the EOC within the State, proactively working with the MDAs and key stakeholders to determine and reply to their TA wants and accordingly determine and leverage assets to be deployed within the state beneath the management of the STL / State Coordinator.
  • Periodically assess well being threats, the state of COVID 19 referral system and help to important well being providers, and the very important wants of the affected populations.
  • Collaborate with state authorities and well being companions to coordinate and implement C-19 and different public well being response actions and suggest enhancements.
  • Present evaluation of the general public COVID 19 dangers, wants and capacities and advise on precedence interventions for Lafiya and companions.
  • Monitor progress in direction of achievement of well being safety protection; analyse social determinants of well being and their impression on the COVID 19 incident administration system, together with figuring out inequities, gaps within the supply of well being providers or emergency interventions, recommending acceptable actions and revolutionary approaches to enhance the scenario.
  • Facilitate the implementation of efficient, evidence-based insurance policies, on C-19 and different associated public well being programmes and interventions
  • Safe info from a broad vary of well being sectors, analysing such and consolidating well being information in developments and developments evaluation, with explicit consideration to surveillance, monitoring and early warning.
  • Present enter to communications and knowledge merchandise (Sitreps, EOC updates and COVID 19 reviews and so forth.) as required.

Required

  • Grasp’s Diploma or increased in Public Well being, Well being Economics, Improvement Research or different related discipline required.
  • Have to be an skilled well being skilled.
  • Should have a sound information on COVID-19 and Well being system safety scenario and response
  • Confirmed expertise working in Well being Sector in growing international locations, ideally in Nigeria
  • Demonstrable capability to community and negotiates with key stakeholders throughout completely different sectors in help of well being.
  • Expertise in coordination and collaboration of stakeholders together with authorities businesses / establishments, the personal sector, CSOs and worldwide donor businesses.
  • Robust interpersonal, written, and oral communication expertise in English required, working information of Hausa and different native languages most well-liked
  • Glorious oral and written communication expertise in English.
  • Demonstrated drawback fixing, analytic, and evaluative expertise.
  • Consideration to element and skill to successfully and effectively carry out a number of duties and stability competing priorities typically inside a required timeframe.
  • Robust expertise in design, implementation and monitoring of program parts; e.g. well being programs strengthening, supportive supervision, advocacy and coordination.
  • Glorious facilitation and mentoring expertise’ supporting decentralized entities to translate insurance policies into strategic plans for implementation
  • Expertise with technical help for packages funded by DFID and / or different donor packages in growing international locations, with vital Northern Nigeria expertise.
  • Demonstrated technical depth and understanding of the well being coverage setting and governance in Nigeria, significantly within the Northern Nigeria most well-liked.

 

 

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Necessary Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the overall nature and stage of labor to be carried out by folks assigned to this job.
    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive record of all duties, duties and expertise required of personnel so categorised.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different duties along with these specified infrequently, as wanted
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