LGA Coordinator - ITN Campaign Anambra (Consultancy) at Malaria Consortium - 24 Openings

Job Description

Description

Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.




We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: LGA Coordinator - ITN Campaign Anambra (Consultancy)
Location:Anambra
Duration: May-June, 2022




Job Description

- We requires a qualified LGA Coordinators in Anambra state that will provide direct oversight and effective coordination of all mass campaign activities in the assigned LGA during the ITN mass campaign, providing regular feedback to the Campaign Implementation Team.
- The LGA coordinators are expected to work closely with the ICT4D, technical, operations and finance teams as well as LGA-level team, health facility workers and community volunteers that serve as the frontline service providers.
- The consultants will report to the Senior Campaign Manager who will provide overall coordination and technical oversight to the campaign team.
- The consultants will also relate appropriately with other MC team such as the Supply Chain Officer, M&E Officer, Admin Officer and Finance Officer as may be necessary.

Specific Activities:

- Support the ITN campaign team in providing monitoring and supervision of campaign activities in the LGA
- Responsible for preliminary review and collation of documentations required for activities in the campaign states before they are forwarded to MC.
- Provide real time support and monitoring on the use of android devices during household mobilization and distribution activities
- Coordinate device and inventory management within the assigned LGA
- Ensure that the campaign is implemented in accordance with the National Operational Manual and MC guidelines at the assigned LGA.
- S/he will supervise personnel recruitment
- Support the LGA in advocacy to stakeholders
- Ensure trainings are carried out accordingly and support the trainings as required
- Support monitoring and supervision of all campaign activities
- Support personnel data changes on the ICT4D platform
- Export LGA household mobilization & distribution coverage data from the ICT4D platform
- Ensure review meetings are held and escalate issues that cannot be resolved at the LGA to the state campaign team for intervention and quick resolution
- Coordinate vendor activities in the assigned LGA
- Provide operations- and finance-related operational support in the LGA

Coordination and Oversight:

- The LGA coordinators will ensure LGAs are implementing the campaign in accordance with the National Operational Manual and MC guidelines
- S/he will supervise personnel recruitment, support the LGA in advocacy to stakeholders.
- Ensure trainings are carried out accordingly and support the trainings as required.
- Support monitoring and supervision of all campaign activities and also support personnel data changes on the ICT4D platform.
- Export LGA HH mobilization/ITN distribution coverage data from the ICT4D platform
- Ensure review meetings are held and escalate issues that cannot be resolved at the LGA to the state campaign team for intervention and quick resolution

Operations:

- The LGA coordinators will collate the digital and paper attendance sheet and also verify names on the attendance sheets. This entails line by line verification and conduct spot checks for paper attendance, and populate the information from the support documents in a required excel template
- The LGA coordinators will verify the account details of campaign personnel using standard methodology. S/he will be responsible for preliminary onsite review of information/data in the field before documents are sent to Senior Campaign Manager Malaria Consortium office in Abuja. This is to ensure that discrepancies are detected early, reported and addressed immediately
- The LGA coordinators will collate other support documents that are necessary for payment (such as copies of waybills etc). S/he will be the link between MC and the LGA personnel. S/He will send payment schedule to the finance team, for further confirmation and revert to participants with issues that need follow-up
- The LGA coordinators will be responsible for distribution of campaign materials (training and implementation) for their respective LGAs and timely delivery to the LGA team.
- S/he will be responsible for liaising with food vendors for each LGAs to ensure timely delivery of the food, the right quantity based on agreement with the vendor and to report issues with regards to the feeding if any

ICT4D:

- The LGA coordinators will ensure effective compliance with the Mobile Device Strategy process and provide the required technical guidance to cluster ward supervisors, household mobilizers and distribution teams on the use of the android devices, solar chargers and the Red Rose application
- LGA coordinators will ensure distribution (and subsequent retrieval) of ICT4D tools to identified cluster ward supervisors, Household mobilizers and distribution teams; and update the inventory as necessary.
- S/he will update device distribution inventory database upon retrieval of devices from cluster ward supervisors, Household mobilizers and distribution teams
- S/he will ensure submission and signing of device security, safety and management document by cluster ward supervisors, Household mobilizers and distribution teams before collection of ICT4D tools and will also provide and deliver buffer devices in a case of theft, loss or damage to ICT4D equipment assigned to campaign personnel for an activity.
- S/he will ensure completion of device incidence report forms where necessary and provide real time field evaluation report on the use of the devices to designated ICT4D focal supervisor

Qualifications and Experience

- First Degree or HND in a relevant field
- A minimum of 3 years relevant post-graduation experience
- Work-related experience in a health/public health organization
- Previous experience in ITN mass campaigns will be an advantage
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet navigation and Outlook
- Previous experience in the use of electronic data monitoring systems will be an advantage

Desirable Criteria and Skills:

- Previous training on the use of mobile technology for health development
- Previous experience working with Federal and/or State Ministry of Health
- A proven ability to work as part of a team and independently
- Ability to work under stressful conditions and to remain flexible and calm under pressure
- Training and supervision skills are required
- Fluency in Yoruba and Ijaw will be an added advantage

Timing of Consultancy:

- Timelines for Activities:- May-June- 2022
- No of TA Days-: 44 days
- No of Consultants required: 24 persons





   
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