Health / Medical

New Abuja Vacancy for Health Care Waste Management Advisor

John Snow Incorporated (JSI) is a public health research and technical
assistant firm dedicated to
improving the health of individuals and
communities throughout the world. It manages the USAID/DELIVER PROJECT
and the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project in the Nigeria

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Health Care Waste Management Advisor

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Starting Date: 09/15/2015


  • The HCWM Advisor will be an integral member of the AIDSFree
    Nigeria project management team. This person will be responsible for
    working to promote sustainable state-owned HCWM systems. The HCWM
    Advisor will report directly to the AIDSFree Nigeria Chief of Party.


  • Master’s Degree in Microbiology, Public Health, or other
    relevant environmental health/engineering science field. Previous work
    experience with international donor-funded programs.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal communications
  • Ability to work with SMOH and Municipal/State waste management authorities
  • Ability to work harmoniously as a member of a team
  • Ability to design training materials and lead effective trainings
  • Very good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Proficient in spreadsheet and word processing and other software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with state governments to develop a state-level HCWM Policy.
  • Work with focal persons at the health facility level to develop
    functional facility-based HCWM plans including SOPs to ensure facilities
    meet the minimum HCWM package.
  • Assist in the review/revision of the injection safety training modules to include HCWM
  • Facilitate HCWM trainings for the training consultants to
    prepare to cascade the training material to the lower level health
  • Facilitate the formation of functional IPC/HCWM Committees at all level of service delivery
  • Lead development of short certificate course training materials for training institutions
  • Contribute to documentation of project activities
  • Work with AIDSFree Logistics Advisor and hospital management,
    state hospital management authorities, and PEPFAR IPs to carry out needs
    assessments and document consumption data for HCWM equipment and
  • Engage in advocacy with CMDs/MDs of health facilities and
    relevant policy makers at state/LGA levels to increase awareness on the
    need to support budgeting for HCWM
  • Work with USG IPs and state governments to identify and
    implement practical, affordable, and effective means of waste handling
    and final disposal for health care waste in accordance with WHO
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Chief of Party.


  • Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

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