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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
office.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Health Care Waste Management Advisor

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

Description

  • 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.

Qualifications
Minimum:

  • 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
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
    workers
  • 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
    supplies
  • 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
    standards
  • Perform any other duties as directed by the Chief of Party.

Remuneration

  • Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

Click here to apply online

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