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Regional Vaccine Service Delivery Advisor II

FHI 360

Abuja, Nigeria
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Posted: 9d

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Posted: 9d

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Overview

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.

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Description


  • Improve delivery and enhance uptake of COVID-19 vaccines by introducing innovative approaches and service delivery models
  • Develop or adopt appropriate tools, guidelines, and job aides for the COVID-19 vaccination program
  • Lead the design and support implementation of surge strategies to get more people vaccinated quickly
  • Build capacity of staff and consultant(s) on the COVID-19 vaccination service delivery models.
  • The Advisor will support country programs to achieve their COVID-19 immunization targets by setting timelines.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide strategic advice to target countries to reduce barriers to accessing COVID-19 vaccines and improve availability, equity, and coverage
  • Lead the design and advise the implementation of appropriate surge strategies at national and sub-national levels to improve access to and availability of COVID-19 vaccines
  • Provide technical advice on re-designing service delivery models, processes, and approaches at national, regional, and local levels to get more vaccines safely into the arms of target populations
  • Understand how inequality, discrimination, and exclusion can impact an individual’s or group’s access to services and support, and devise different strategies that can address these barriers
  • Identify capacity building needs of public and private sector vaccinators, EpiC country teams and partners, and develop appropriate tools, strategies, and implementation plans to enhance local capacity
  • Lead assessment of current vaccine service delivery models and work with relevant country teams to adapt the models based on needs and support their implementation
  • Provide technical support to target countries in macro and micro planning to enhance coverage of COVID-19 vaccination program based on evidence.
  • Support development of guidelines, job aids, and other tools for prevention, identification, and management of rare adverse events caused by vaccines
  • Provide technical advice to country teams on best practices in improving coordination and collaboration with key stakeholders, including ministries of health
  • Collaborate in the development of applied research projects that allow the evaluation of vaccine rollout strategies, approaches, effects, and adverse events
  • Support the development of work plans, budgets, case studies, success stories, reports, and other documents required by the client or FHI 360 HQ
  • Provide necessary advice on quality assurance and quality improvement approaches to improve service delivery at vaccination sites
  • Continuously scan the vaccination coverage, strategies, approaches, indicators, and service delivery models in target countries; anticipate pain points and proactively engage in identifying solutions to support countries in achieving their COVID-19 vaccination targets
  • Work collaboratively and dependably with colleagues and in a way that encourages learning, sharing, and teamwork.

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Health Sciences or related field (MPH preferred).  Clinical degree preferred.
  • At least 12 years experience in providing senior-level technical advice to large scale vaccination program (s) in LMICs
  • 5 years’ experience in providing technical advice in the design of vaccine service delivery programs and its implementation at the national, subnational, and local levels, and experience adjusting approaches based on data required
  • Demonstrated experience in both macro and microplanning for improving coverage of vaccination programs in LMICs required
  • Professional background demonstrating strong experience working in health care systems and services in LMICs
  • Demonstrated experience in building capacity of country staff on various aspects of the vaccination program. Experience in vaccine pharmacovigilance, coordination of training, development of guidelines, training materials, and tools highly desirable
  • Experience in strengthening supportive supervision, quality assurance, and quality improvement desirable
  • Ability to conduct and deliver thorough analysis, report writing, and dissemination of information to a broad range of audiences
  • Experience with working on a donor-funded project preferred
  • Project management certification preferred.


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Requirement

  • Level: Beginer
  • Remote: No
Salary: ₦ 0
Job Type: Full time
Deadline: Feb 05, 2022
Industry: NGO/Non-profit Associations
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