To support the (Child Care Core Group -CGPP), Katsina team in developing, implementing and maintaining effective and appropriate Immunization programme (Routine Immunization and Supplementary Immunization) activities in coordination with other team members, and in line with SCI guidelines and best practices.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Advanced training in Child Health and immunization activities
Minimum of 3 years practical experience working in an immunization programme.
Fluency in English and Hausa (Spoken and Written) – this is a Community-based Position
Strong analytic skills and an understanding of a range of methods use for resolving Non – Compliance
Demonstrated ability to design and implement Social Mobilization/BCC Interventions to educate mothers and other caregivers on Immunization and its benefits.
Good understanding of Immunization Indicators
Ability to build support from staff across teams and across members, and to build the capacity of others.
Proven ability to coordinate effective resource allocation to ensure quality Immunization programmes.
Sound strategic thinking and planning skills, including ability to think creatively and innovate and to set priorities, manageable work plans and evaluate progress.
Strong communications skills (both written and verbal). The ability to analyse complex data and summarise it for a range of different audiences.
Experience of working within budget constraints.
Commitment to support cross organisational initiatives.
Commitment to team working and understanding of how to contribute.
Ability to operate within a predominantly administratively self-servicing environment.
Desirable / Qualifications
Professional Qualification at Bachelors level, HND or Equivalent in Public Health; Registered Nurse / Midwife, Community Health specialist.
2 – 3 years’ experience with working in Immunization or Child Health related Project with local and or International NGOs
Familiar with Immunization Indicators
Advanced computer literacy (MS Office applications, Excel and Power Point, etc)
Ability to work in partnership with Government and Development partners
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to work within a culturally diverse stting
Independence, adaptability and flexibility
Apply here: http://savethechildrenng.simplicant.com/jobs/22360-routine-immunization-officer/apply