Project Team Lead/Field Coordinator

The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET), National Stop Transmission of Polio (NSTOP) Program seeks the services of personnel the program. The positions are:
Open to: All Interested Candidates 
Duration of contract: One year
Opening Date: 17th December 2019
Closing Date: 31st December 2019
Duty station: Abuja   
Work Hours: Full time 
Background
AFENET is implementing a project to improve use and quality of PHC data in Nigeria. The project aims to improve data quality, specifically accuracy, completeness and use, using a human centered behavioral science (HCD-BS). Planned activities are geared towards improving data quality and use under the hypothesis that completeness and accuracy of routine PHC data is affected by behavioral, technical and organizational factors. AFENET seeks the services of qualified culturally competent personnel to implement the project in six states in northern Nigeria.

No of positions: 1
Scope of work
This is a full-time position to be stationed in Abuja. The position will lead the project team and be responsible for overall project management to ensure all planned activities are carried out within budget. S/he will also supervise/oversee all activities done in the project and make decisions on team members travels. S/he should have optimal knowledge of PHC operations in Nigeria and sound knowledge in epidemiology, data management and behavioral science approach to health interventions. In addition, S/he should possess adequate knowledge in health information management systems with leadership and team management skills.

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