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Project Coordinator – Owo

Owo, Nigeria

The Alliance For International Medical Action (ALIMA)

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Project Coordinator – Owo

Owo, Nigeria

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The Alliance For International Medical Action (ALIMA)

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Project Coordinator – Owo

Owo, Nigeria

Closing: Jun 15, 2022

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Published: Jun 8, 2022 (29 days ago)

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  • Education

           Medical Doctor, or Nurse.

            Master’s degree in public health is a plus;

            Additional training in clinical research and/or        Public health would be an asset.

     

  • Experience

  Experience in project management (at least 2       years) is required.

      Management experience in a research project    in the field OR a Master’s in Epidemiology is        required

      Experience in a hospital medical service.

  Experience in epidemic response and/or viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF) is an asset

      Knowledge of at least one data entry software.

      Knowledge of at least one Office Pack                       software is desirable.


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Responsibilities
  • Education

           Medical Doctor, or Nurse.

            Master’s degree in public health is a plus;

            Additional training in clinical research and/or        Public health would be an asset.

     

  • Experience

  Experience in project management (at least 2       years) is required.

      Management experience in a research project    in the field OR a Master’s in Epidemiology is        required

      Experience in a hospital medical service.

  Experience in epidemic response and/or viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF) is an asset

      Knowledge of at least one data entry software.

      Knowledge of at least one Office Pack                       software is desirable.


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I- Security analysis and management

   He/she is responsible for monitoring and producing an analysis of the environment in which the operational and research activities are located:      local political context (in Ondo state and in the intervention sites; Owo LGA) and providing regular updates on the security context in the   environment of intervention;

     He/she enforces the security policy set by the coordination team and formalizes it in the security guideline distributed to the project teams;

     He/she monitors the evolution of the local situation by encouraging the participation of the team he/she supervises in this task;

     Evaluates the risks and constraints, and proposes an adapted strategy and action plan in case of new and unforeseen elements after                           consultation  with the country coordination (HoM, MedCo, LogCo, FinCo, HRCo) the research team, other humanitarian, international, and             governmental actors present in the intervention site.

 

II- Program Implementation

Research Study Management:

    In collaboration with the international research coordination team, coordinate and ensure general supervision of the clinical research assistants (CRA) of each research project and the Clinical Research Team of the ICRC (site coordinators, doctors, nurses and laboratory team), ensure that their work is done in accordance with the protocol and procedures of the studies;

       Ensure the quality and continuity of information exchange between the Viral Haemorrhagic Fever Lab (VHF) and the ICRC (compliance with             procedures, quality of communication between the two departments);

       Participate in the operating committee of the various studies; 

       Report to the coordination team and research coordinator any problems or difficulties encountered in the field and discuss ways to resolve               them;

        Ensure the replenishment of laboratory and medical items related to research studies and the payment of suppliers;

        Supervise and help reinforce confidentiality towards participants in the different research projects; 

        Respect the operating rules of the ICRC (hygiene, infection prevention and control);

        Organise and facilitate the relations and the exchange of information between the research coordination team, the sponsor of the studies, and        the Nigerian collaborators in the field;

        Ensure effective collaboration with other departments of the hospital (emergency room, dialysis unit, paediatrics, gynaecology ...) concerning          the  Lassa fever studies in Owo.

        Participate in the Lassa fever response plan provided by the ALIMA medical team, under the supervision of the ALIMA medical coordinator and      research coordinator.

 

Project Management:

 

Implementation, design and operational follow-up:

        Participate in the design, financial, human and logistical dimensioning of projects to be implemented.

        Implement activities in accordance with the annual operational strategy, ALIMA technical requirements and donor criteria.

        Plan and supervise the implementation of the project under his/her responsibility, respecting the deadlines and the defined technical                             specifications.

        Plan the activities with the support departments (Administration, Logistics) according to the set objectives.

        Use management and monitoring tools for activities, results, and context.

        Evaluate the relevance of the activities carried out, the effectiveness of the interventions, and their adequacy with regard to the evolution of the   context and the needs of the populations.

        Ensure quality of care of project activities.

        Anticipate difficulties related to the conduct of activities and facilitate the resolution of problems related to them.

       In collaboration with the administrative department, contribute to the elaboration of the budgets related to his/her project and follow up on             expenses and budget forecasts.

Human Resource Management:

        Participate in the validation of the recruitment for the national technical staff of the project.

        Define, in conjunction with the administrative department, the prerequisites for the positions open to application, adapting the job profile of the   job reference system if necessary.

        Welcoming and briefing new employees or volunteers working under his/her responsibility.

        Set up training courses in line with operational requirements and identified training needs

        Supervise and support the team under his/her responsibility.

        Facilitate workshops and regular or ad hoc meetings.

        Evaluate and assess the performance of team members.

        Identify the potential for development of the members of his/her team and pass on the information to the HR coordinator of the mission.

 

Reporting/Communication/Representation:

        Report to the HoM any information on the security context or any event with incidents that may have an impact on the activities and safety of          the teams.

        Write reports and annexes related to his/her activity(ies) for reports and/or endorsements for Donors.

        Ensure compliance with deadlines and formats for the submission of reports.

        Maintain an operational local communication network and good relations with government/local authorities, donor representatives, UN                    agencies, and other international agencies.

        Ensure ALIMA representation at meetings or forums related to the project.

        Draft administrative documents to be signed (MOU, handover, etc...) jointly with government authorities, communities, or partners.

 

Prevention of Exploitation and Abuse:

        Participates in training and awareness sessions on exploitations and abuse.

        Implements standards related to exploitation and abuse prevention.

        Ensures that team members attend training and awareness sessions.

        Contributes to creating and maintaining a nurturing and protective environment.


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