Deputy Director of Nursing Services at A Renowned Hospital – Cedarcrest Hospitals

Cedarcrest Hospitals is a modern specialist medical care centre located in the heart of Abuja; Nigeria. It was founded January 2008 with the aim of providing a high standard healthcare service to patient within and outside Nigeria.The centre started off as a highly specialized orthopaedic facility, registered as Cedarcrest Orthopaedic Clinics Ltd.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Deputy Director of Nursing Services

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • The successful candidate MUST share the corporate vision of the Hospital.
  • The DDNS shall be charged with the responsibilities of day-to-day running of Nursing Services Department and advise Management on issues that could promote the delivery of quality health care through effective deployment of staff, discipline aid enhanced inter professional co operation.
  • Successful candidate shall be responsible to the Director Of Nursing Services and may also be expected to perform other duties consistent with the level of responsibilities attached to the position as may be assigned to him/her from time to time.

Qualification and Experience

  • Applicants must possess bachelors degree in Nursing (B.NSc).
  • Candidates for this position must have had not less than 7 years post graduation experience, including relevant administrative/cognate experience not below the rank of a Assistant Director.
  • Candidates for this position should be computer literate and a degree, diploma or certificate in Hospital Administration/Management would be of added advantage.

Conditions of Service and Remuneration
The conditions of service and remunerations are as obtainable in other Federal tertiary hospitals/Public Service in Nigeria.

Application Closing Date

22nd January, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: careers@cedarcresthospitals.com

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Savealife Mission Hospital Fresh Job Recruitment (13 Positions)

Savealife Mission Hospital is a 150 bedded multispecialty hospital equipped with the latest technology in Medicine. We cheer a clear vision of reversing medical tourism towards Africa.

We are recruiting qualified candidates to fill the following positions below in Rivers State:

1.) Medical Doctor

2.) Resident Consultant Gynaecologist

3.) Orthopaedic/Spine Surgeon

4.) Physician

5.) Paediatrician

6.) Nurse

7.) Experienced Matron

8.) Pharmacist

9.) Secretary

10.) Lab Scientist

11.) Record Keeper

12.) Anaesthetist

13.) Trauma Specialist

General Requirement

  • Applicants must possess relevant qualification.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Graduate Pharmacist at a Pharmaceutical Company – Fadac Resources

Fadac Resources – Our client is a pharmaceutical company located at Ikoyi they are currently recruiting to fill the position of a pharmacist. The pharmacist serves patients by preparing medications; giving pharmacological information to multidisciplinary health care team; monitoring patient drug therapies.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Pharmacist 

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Prepares medications by reviewing and interpreting physician orders; detecting therapeutic incompatibilities.
  • Controls medications by monitoring drug therapies; advising interventions.
  • Completes pharmacy operational requirements by organizing and directing technicians’ work flow; verifying their preparation and labeling of pharmaceuticals; verifying order entries, charges, and inspections.
  • Provides pharmacological information by answering questions and requests of health care professionals; counseling patients on drug therapies.
  • Complies with state and federal drug laws as regulated by the state board of pharmacy, the drug enforcement administration, and the food and drug administration by monitoring nursing unit inspections; maintaining records for controlled substances; removing outdated and damaged drugs from the pharmacy inventory; supervising the work results of support personnel; maintaining current registration; studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; advising management on needed actions.
  • Protects patients and technicians by adhering to infection-control protocols.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintains pharmacological knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

Skills and Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Pharmacology
  • 1 to 2 years of Experience,
  • Analyzing Information,
  • Administering Medication,
  • FDA Health Regulations,
  • Legal Compliance,
  • Productivity,
  • Quality Focus,
  • Attention to Detail.

Salary
N80,000 to N100,000

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: ekemini.i@fadacresources.com

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Yaliam Press Limited Fresh Job Recruitment (13 Positions)

Yaliam Press Limited is a foremost reputable security and commercial printing outfit carrying out wide range of services including industrial publishing, digital/label printing, packaging, security & general printing with full complement of latest equipment in offset and digital printing.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below in Abuja:- Yaliam Press Limited Fresh Job Recruitment

 

 

Yaliam Press Limited Fresh Job Recruitment (13 Positions)

 

Store Officer at Yaliam Press Limited

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Staff Nurse (Midwife RN/RMW) at Yaliam Press Limited

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Male/Female Security Operatives at Yaliam Press Limited

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Cleaner/Office Assistant at Yaliam Press Limited

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Driver (Bus, Cars & Truck) at Yaliam Press Limited

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Freelance Marketer/Commission Agent/Printing Broker at Yaliam Press Limited

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Prepress Specialist at Yaliam Press Limited

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Postpress (Finishing) Specialist at Yaliam Press Limited

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Proof Reader at Yaliam Press Limited

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Recharge & ID Card Machine Operator at Yaliam Press Limited

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Operator (Narrow Web and Label/Packaging Printing Machines) at Yaliam Press Limited

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Operator (Security Documents Printing Machine) at Yaliam Press Limited

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Operator (Die Cutting Machine) at Yaliam Press Limited

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Application Closing Date
24th January, 2018.
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Medical Representatives recruitment at Sanofi

Sanofi is a global healthcare leader focused on patients’ needs, engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of therapeutic solutions focused on patients’ needs. Sanofi has core strengths in diabetes solutions, human vaccines, innovative drugs, consumer healthcare, emerging markets and Sanofi Genzyme.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:-Medical Representatives recruitment at Sanofi

 

Job Title: Medical Representative
Location
: Ile – Ife
Job Family Group: Sales – In the Field
Job Description

  • Raise health professionals satisfaction and ensure sales performance of a determined set of products in a determined geography (or a list of customers).
  • Provide high quality information to Health Care or Animal Health Professionals.
  • Delivers personal sales objectives.

Key Accountabilities

  • Achieve sales target for Brands in the assigned Territory.
  • Ensure Proper Coverage as per the planned Frequency per segment.
  • Provide feedback on customer business development, competitive activity and product performance to assist in development of Trade marketing plan.
  • Communicate Messages properly on company brands, attribute & consumers benefits as the per brand strategy.
  • Responsible for applying the HSE related requirements for the company in all related working procedures.
  • Abide by driving and Safety rules.
  • Continuously assess the market in order to identify new customers and add to the existing customer base to provide lobby of loyal customers.
  • Follow up territorial sales forecasts on monthly basis.
  • Ensure database update of territory customers on quarterly basis.
  • Develop long term profitable Business relationship with Trades.

Working relationships:

  • Internal: Medical, Sales Admin. & Marketing departments.
  • External: Company clients i.e. Doctors, Pharmacists, Hospitals

Requirements, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • University Degree with sales background.
  • Good organisation skills
  • Self motivated
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Capability to work in a team.
  • One to two years experience in cognate field.
  • Good selling, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Customer Focused.

 

How to Apply for Medical Representatives recruitment at Sanofi
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Vacant Job Positions at Lily Hospitals, Warri, Delta State

Lily hospitals Ltd, established since 1986 remains one of the most prosperous hospitals in Nigeria and within the South-South region of the country. It is the first private hospital in Nigeria to achieve ISO 9001:2000 quality management system certification from the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON). We are also consistently committed to high standards; continuous improvement, service excellence, organizational citizenship, and outstanding work ethics. Vacant Job Positions at Lily Hospitals.

We are recruiting to fill the Vacant Job Positions at Lily Hospitals below:

 

Job Title: Consultant Anesthesia
Type:  Full Time
Location: Warri, Delta State.
Job Summary

  • This role is responsible for providing and administering anesthesia following approved guidelines and managing patients in the theatre.

Key Result Areas (KRA)
The key result areas of this role are:

Clinical Service Delivery:

  • Develop, implement and maintain a quality assurance programme for the anaesthetic and intensive care service
  • Execute thorough evaluation of patients medical and surgical history to ascertain history of drug acceptance and reaction.
  • Preparing patients for anesthesia and administering it;
  • Providing pre and post-operative care to patient;
  • Providing resuscitation services in case of emergency and disaster situations.
  • Coordinating the maintenance of anesthetic operational equipment and ensuring their functionality;
  • Remain abreast with trends, development, and utilisation of technology in the field of anaesthesia and intensive care medicine, on an ongoing basis.
  • Coordinating the requisition and accounting for anesthetic materials and sundries;
  • Adhering to professional and service code of conduct and ethics;
  • To ensure comprehensive, accurate and concise medical records are collected and maintained for patients with an appropriate signed and dated legible entry in the patient’s medical record.
  • To provide assistance with surgical procedures
  • Participate in clinical audit and quality programs as appropriate
  • To be “on-call” or participate in shift rosters is a requirement of the position.

Administrative Functions:

  • Manage the administrative requirements of the hospital and patient care including planning and draft budgeting for anesthetic activities in the hospital.
  • Be aware of and adhere to all Lily Hospital policies and procedure in reference to clinical practice.
  • Coordinates the departmental activities with those of the hospital.
  • Ensure accomplishment of quality training in the department.

The Person

  • The job holder must have a license to practice medicine from the Nigerian Medical and Dental Association.
  • Knowledge of Clinical Surgery and other specialist areas of medical practice such as Pediatrics, Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecology.
  • Job holder must portray a caring and professional manner in all aspects of work.
  • Minimum of 10 years cognate experience.
  • Must show evidence of competence in management of anesthesia cases and evidence of active participation in relevant  research
  • The job holder must have good communication skills, a strong ability to work well under extreme pressure, self discipline and excellent long term concentration.
  • The job holder must have good communication skills, a strong ability to work well under extreme pressure, self discipline and excellent long term concentration.
  • Job holder must have a working knowledge of global quality assurance, clinical audit principles and processes and must exhibit a commitment towards continuous quality improvement.
  • Familiarity with cultural and religious concerns of patients, and current legislation on patient rights.

 

Job Title: Gyneacologist
Location:
 Warri, Delta
Type:  Full Time
Job Summary

  • This role is responsible for providing high quality clinical care to patients in the hospital by diagnosing, treating and helping to prevent diseases of women especially those affecting the reproductive system and the process of childbirth.

Key Result Areas (KRA)
The key result areas of this role are:

Clinical Service Delivery:

  • To provide quality medical care to patients and supervise the delivery of quality healthcare by all junior medical personnel.
  • Coordinate day to day review of patients.
  • Interpret records, reports, test results or examination information to diagnose medical condition of patient.
  • Supervise and monitor cesarean sections or other surgical procedures as needed to preserve patient’s health and deliver babies safely.
  • To ensure comprehensive, accurate and concise medical records are collected and maintained for patients with an appropriate signed and dated legible entry in the patient’s medical record on every attendance upon a patient.
  • Provide supervision to resident doctors and medical officers on medical cases with unique complications.
  • Consult with, or provide consulting services to, other services.
  • Contribute to quality patient care by participation in case planning which includes appropriate pre-admission planning, in-hospital care and discharge planning.
  • To identify and recommend appropriate investigations, medical treatment and discharge as directed by the Registrar and/or Consultant to which assigned
  • Participate in clinical audit and quality programs as appropriate
  • To be “on-call” or participate in shift rosters is a requirement of the position

Administrative Functions:

  • Manage the administrative requirements of the hospital and patient care including ensuring discharge summaries and medico-legal correspondence are completed with no delay.
  • Be aware of and adhere to all Lily Hospital policies and procedure in reference to clinical practice.
  • Coordinates the departmental activities with those of the hospital.
  • Ensure accomplishment of quality training in the department.

The Person

  • The job holder must have a license to practice medicine from the Nigerian Medical and Dental Association.
  • Knowledge of O & G and other specialist areas of medical practice such as oncology, pathology, radiology and pediatrics.
  • The job holder must have good stamina and empathy for patients.
  • The job holder must have good communication skills, a strong ability to work well under extreme pressure and self discipline
  • Job holder must have a working knowledge of global quality assurance, clinical audit principles and processes and must exhibit a commitment towards continuous quality improvement.
  • Familiarity with cultural and religious concerns of patients, and current legislation on patient rights.
  • Job holder must portray a caring and professional manner in all aspects of work.
  • Minimum of 10 years cognate experience.
  • Must show evidence of competence in management of o & G cases and evidence of active participation in relevant  research
  • The job holder must have good communication skills, a strong ability to work well under extreme pressure, self discipline and excellent long term concentration.

 

 

Job Title: Intern, Radiographer
Location:
 Warri, Delta
Job Summary

  • This role is responsible for handling all diagnostic level x-radiation, imaging equipments and its associated instrumentation in the production of medical images of the human body and in the performance of radiologic procedures such as using radiation in the form of x-rays, magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound to assess, diagnose and treat patients for a variety of injuries and diseases.

Administrative Functions:

  • Manage the administrative requirements of the hospital and patient care including accurate posting on the software, collating data to give reports when assigned, with no delay and to escalate when necessary.
  • Be aware of and adhere to all Lily Hospital policies and procedure in reference to Medical Imaging practice.

Customer Service:

  • Provide accurate information about the procedure to patients.
  • Reassure patients throughout the examination process.

Tutelage:

  • The Intern radiographer is expected to take his / her call duties as required.
  • They are expected to show a strong desire to learn on the job.
  • They are also expected to apply themselves during every posting. To work under the tutelage of a radiographer.

The Person

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc) in Imaging Science/Radiography.
  • Registration with the Radiographers Registration Board of Nigeria (RRBN).
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft office package.
  • Outstanding communication (oral and written), interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Possess high degree of accuracy and attention to details.

 

Remuneration
Salary in line with industry standard.


How to Apply for Vacant Job Positions at Lily Hospitals

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their word doc CV’s only to: recruitment074@gmail.com using the job title as the subject of the mail.

 

Application Deadline  15th January, 2018.

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Graduate Job Vacancies at May and Baker Nigeria Plc

May & Baker Nigeria Plc – We are committed to applying our resources and science to improve the quality of life. We provide quality and affordable medicines, food and beverages to those who need them.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Private Healthcare Representative
Location:
 Nigeria
Department: Sales & Marketing
Job Description

  • Reporting to the Business Manager, the incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and persuasive skills with the ability to interact effectively with a variety of people at all levels and organizations.
  • He / She will promote, sell and redistribute the company’s healthcare products through various levels of personal selling to interview/group meetings sufficient to achieve agreed sales targets.

Requirements

  • Candidates should possess HND/ B.Sc in Biological sciences.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Job Title: Sales Representative (Contract) – Subsidiary
Location: 
Nigeria
Type: Contract
Department: Sales & Marketing
Requirements

  • The preferred applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc in Biological sciences with at least one (1) year (NYSC inclusive) medical field sales experience with a reputable company.
  • Applicants must be result oriented, self-motivated with good oral and written communication skills and must possess strong persuasion and presentation skills with proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Candidates must also possess good interpersonal, communication and persuasive skills with the ability to interact effectively with a variety of people at all levels.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

 

Remuneration
Attractive and negotiable

 

Application Deadline  4th January, 2018.

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Graduate Job Vacancies at May and Baker Nigeria Plc

May & Baker Nigeria Plc – We are committed to applying our resources and science to improve the quality of life. We provide quality and affordable medicines, food and beverages to those who need them.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: Private Healthcare Representative
Location:
 Nigeria
Department: Sales & Marketing
Job Description

  • Reporting to the Business Manager, the incumbent must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and persuasive skills with the ability to interact effectively with a variety of people at all levels and organizations.
  • He / She will promote, sell and redistribute the company’s healthcare products through various levels of personal selling to interview/group meetings sufficient to achieve agreed sales targets.

Requirements

  • Candidates should possess HND/ B.Sc in Biological sciences.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

 

Job Title: Sales Representative (Contract) – Subsidiary
Location: 
Nigeria
Type: Contract
Department: Sales & Marketing
Requirements

  • The preferred applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc in Biological sciences with at least one (1) year (NYSC inclusive) medical field sales experience with a reputable company.
  • Applicants must be result oriented, self-motivated with good oral and written communication skills and must possess strong persuasion and presentation skills with proficiency with MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Candidates must also possess good interpersonal, communication and persuasive skills with the ability to interact effectively with a variety of people at all levels.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

 

Remuneration
Attractive and negotiable

 

Application Deadline  4th January, 2018.

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Newgate Medical Services Limited Latest Jobs

Newgate Medical Services Limited started operations in October, 2000 with committed staff of 10 with the aim of bridging the obvious gap identified in health care delivery service in Ikorodu. We decided to change the face of healthcare by raising delivery standard. We have over the year maintained our standards with continuous improvement of performance. Dynamism has been our watchword.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Hospital Administrator/HR
Ref. No.: Ref NMSL/2017/J0020
Location: Lagos
Department: Administration
Contract Type: Full Time

Duties

  • Maintenance of company’s Assets.
  • Managing company clients, vendors, and artisans
  • Promptly Identifying and filling vacancies with qualified persons via an organized recruitment process

Minimum Qualifications/Experience

  • Applicant Must possess a minimum of HND or B.Sc from a reputable institution.
  • Must have more than 3 years working experience in Human resource management
  • Must have more than 3 years experience with communicating and managing staff,visitors ,clients, vendors and artisans
  • Must have more than 3 years working experience in the management of space, equipment,devices, renewables and installations,
  • Applicant must not be more than 45 years of age and must reside on the mainland (within proximity to Ikorodu)

Required Skills:

  • Must be smart, eloquent and friendly
  • Must have good command of both spoken and written English
  • Must have excellent record keeping skills
  • Must enjoy meeting people and keeping relationships

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

 


Job Title: 
Senior Information Technology Officer
Ref No.: NMSL/2017/J0017
Location: Lagos
Department: Information Technology
Contract Type: Full Time
Duties

  • Installing hardware and software systems.
  • Maintaining or repairing equipment.
  • Troubleshooting a variety of computer issues.
  • CCTV Installation and Maintenance.
  • Installation, configuration and monitoring of (Mikrotic and Cisco) routers or switches.
  • Basic knowledge of Solar inverter installation.
  • Good knowledge of Server Administration and Configuration.

Minimum Qualification

  • Minimum B.Sc or HND in Computer engineering, Statistics, Information technology/systems or any other related course.

Experience:

  • A minimum 3 Years working experience

Required Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of computers and how they operate, which includes having a broad understanding of hardware and software, operating systems and basic computer programming. Familiarity with electronic equipment, Internet applications and security.
  • Comptia A+, CCNA, MCSA, MTCNA, (or any IT related) certification will be an added advantage

Additional Info:

  • Must reside in or within proximity to Ikorodu.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

 

Application Deadline  31st December, 2017.

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Latest Jobs at World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO) is the United Nations organization that specialized in public health. Our goal is to build a better, healthier future for people all over Nigeria. Working through offices in in all 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people. Together we strive to combat diseases – infectious diseases like tuberculosis, polio, influenza and HIV and non-communicable ones like cancer and heart disease.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:

 

 

Job Title: National Consultant (Non-Communicabe Diseases)
Req ID: 1704248
Location: Abuja
Grade: NO-B
Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
Contract duration: 6 Months
Purpose of the Post

  • Globally, Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) are leading causes of death, killing more people than all other causes of death combined. In contrast to the popular assumption that NCDs occurs mostly in developed countries, available evidence shows that 80% of NCDs deaths occur in low and middle income countries and NCDs are the most frequent cause of death in most of these countries. According NCDs global status report 2014, NCDs were responsible for 38 million (68%) of the world’s 56 million deaths in 2012.WHO projects that, globally, NCD deaths will increase by 17% over the next ten years.
  • The greatest increase will be seen in the African region (27%) and the Eastern Mediterranean Region (25%). Nigeria being the country with the highest population in Africa will also share a large proportion of this epidemic.

Description of Duties
Working under the overall leadership of the WR/Nigeria and the direct supervision of the HSE Coordinator, the National Professional Officer, Non-Communicable Diseases/Conditions (NCD) will serve as the focal person for NCDs under the Disease Prevention and Control (DPC) Cluster of the WHO Country Office in Nigeria. Specifically, the post holder will:

  • Support the Ministry of Health to develop and implement comprehensive and integrated policies and strategies for the management of the main chronic non-communicable diseases and their risk factors: cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, cancer, oral health, chronic respiratory diseases and sickle cell diseases;
  • Forge partnerships and networks to enhance multi-disciplinary and multi-sectoral collaboration to address NCDs and their risk factors in the country;
  • Contribute to resource mobilization for WCO technical support to the country using existing mechanisms at country level;
  • Support data collection, research and information dissemination and use for policy and programme development, advocacy and awareness-raising on NCDs and their risk factors;
  • Provide technical support for the development of guidelines to promote use of community-based approaches, affordable strategies and technologies for the delivery of quality care services including primary, secondary and tertiary prevention;
  • Provide technical assistance to the country for the prevention and control of NCDs and their risk factors integrated into national health policies and strategies, and, beyond the health sector;
  • Support the country capacity building and provide technical assistance and advice to the Ministry of Health and its partners to develop, implement and evaluate strategies and action plans for the prevention and control of NCDs in line with the NCDs Global Action Plan 2013-2020;
  • Work closely with the national authorities and other partners, and liaise with WHO technical staff in the Regional Office
  • Prepare technical and administrative reports and presentations as required;
  • Perform any other tasks/duties as assigned by supervisors

Required Qualifications
Education:

  • Essential: Medical Degree from a recognized University
  • Desirable: Master of Public Health from a recognized University  .

Experience:

  • Essential: At least 5 years working experience in prevention and control of non-communicable diseases and risk factors.
  • Desirable:Working experience in related areas with WHO, other UN agencies or other recognized international organizations

Use of language skills:

  • Essential: Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Desirable: French is an added advantage

Skills

  • Specific skills required: Computer abilities such as word processing, spread-sheets; data analysis tool such as Epi-Info, SPSS and excellent report writing skills.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

 

Job Title: National Consultant (Infectious Hazard Management)
Ref Id: 1704249
Location: Abuja
Grade: NO-B
Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
Contract duration: 6 Months
Schedule: Full-time

Purpose of the Position

  • In the context of the WHO Health Emergencies program, the incumbent will implement and coordinate WHO’s support to government through development of strategies for the monitoring and implementation of public health surveillance and response programmes with special focus on early detection, verification and rapid response to epidemics and other public health incidents related to the health emergencies.
  • The incumbent will provide technical guidance to the Ministry of Health and other partners in strengthening preparedness, surveillance and emergency response for priority diseases, conditions and events in the context of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) and for capacity building of national experts, to strengthen the countries International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) core capacities.

Description of Duties
The incumbent will work in close collaboration with relevant technical officers at the national level, will coordinate the work and provide technical guidance to the ministries of health at national and state levels, to carryout the following duties;

  • Support the NCDC to develop comprehensive strategies  and plans for outbreak preparedness and response
  • Ensure the implementation of response plans addressing the risk of outbreak, co-develop action plans for interventions in high-risks groups and recommend measures for special attention.
  • Prepared comprehensive outbreak investigation and response reports.
  • Support documentation and publication of health security and emergencies interventions
  • Monitor the early prevention, detection, verification, assessment and investigation of any risks of outbreaks and the dissemination of data related to the occurrence of outbreaks
  • Conduct, in collaboration with other team members, real-time analysis of outbreak intelligence data, from a broad range of sources including non-health sectors, for epidemic forecasting and detection
  • Support surveillance technical activities, within the context of the outbreak and health emergencies programme at the national and state levels
  • Manage the rapid response teams responsible for the rapid investigation of alerts, field risk assessments and early response.
  • Ensure that messages are technically sound and socio-culturally appropriate to induce, engage and empower stakeholders in the prevention, mitigation and control of risks of outbreaks
  • Make recommendations and give guidance on relevant courses of actions to be taken in affected as well as non-affected areas in order to prevent and/or control cause of excess morbidity and mortality due to outbreaks.
  • Support resource mobilization
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisors.

Required Qualifications
Education:

  • Essential: Medical Degree (MB,BS) from a recognized University
  • Desirable: Master of Public Health from a recognized University

Experience:

  • Essential: At least 5 years working experience in Health emergency preparedness and response.
  • Desirable:Working experience in related areas with WHO, other UN agencies or other recognized international organizations

Use of language skills

  • Essential: Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Desirable: Working knowledge of French an added advantage

Specific Skills Required:

  • Computer abilities such as word processing, spread-sheets; data analysis tool such as Epi-Info, SPSS, GIS and excellent report writing skills.

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

 

Job Title: National Consultant (Health Emergency Preparedness and IHR)
Ref Id: 1704251
Location: Abuja
Grade: NO-B
Contractual Arrangement: Individual Service Contractor
Contract duration: 6 Months
Schedule: Full-time

Purpose of the Position

  • In the context of the WHO Health Emergencies program, the incumbent will implement and coordinate WHO’s support to government through development of strategies for the monitoring and implementation of public health surveillance and response programmes with special focus on early detection, verification and rapid response to epidemics and other public health incidents related to the health emergencies.
  • The incumbent will provide technical guidance to the Ministry of Health and other partners in strengthening preparedness, surveillance and emergency response for priority diseases, conditions and events in the context of Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response (IDSR) and for capacity building of national experts, to strengthen the countries International Health Regulations (IHR 2005) core capacities.

Description of Duties
The incumbent will work in close collaboration with relevant technical officers at the national level, will coordinate the work and provide technical guidance to the ministries of health at national and state levels and will carryout the following duties:

  • Support the Ministry of Health/NCDC to develop comprehensive and integrated policies and strategies for International Health Regulations(IHR) and Integrated Disease Surveillance and Response(IDSR)
  • Facilitate the implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR) including participation in the process of verification and risk assessment on reported public health events.
  • Provide technical guidance for the management of a unified information system to ensure availability of core data country files and other information on related technical areas such as: case incidence; case management surveillance data; laboratory surveillance data; contact tracing, etc.;
  • Analyse, systematize, and disseminate scientific and evidence-based technical information and knowledge; support the development of the WHO Situation Reports, other related regular and adhoc surveillance reports
  • Support the planning and implementation of IHR internal evaluation and Joint External Evaluation including development of action plan
  • Coordinate and manage surveillance technical activities, within the context of the outbreak and health emergencies programme at the national and state levels
  • Strengthen the capacities of surveillance teams for the effective and sustained surveillance of epidemic prone diseases through detection, data management, and rapid response to epidemics and health outbreaks.
  • Manage the timely collection, analyses, production and dissemination of data/information.
  • Support documentation and publication of health security and emergencies interventions
  • Support resource mobilization
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisors.

Required Qualifications
Education:

  • Medical Degree (MBBS) from a recognized University – Essential
  • Masters in Public Health from a recognized University – Desirable

Experience:

  • At least 5 years working experience in Health emergency preparedness and response – Essential
  • Working experience in related areas with WHO, other UN agencies or other recognized international organizations – Desirable

Use of Language Skills:

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English – Essential
  • Working knowledge of French is an added advantage – Desirable

Specific Skills Required:

  • Computer abilities such as word processing, spread-sheets; data analysis tool such as Epi-Info, SPSS, GIS and excellent report writing skills

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to Apply for this Position

 

 

Application Deadline  1st January, 2018.

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