Job For Data Entry Clerk at Pact West Africa
Job For Data Entry Clerk at Pact West Africa

More Pact West Africa (Nigeria) recruitment

Pact West Africa (Nigeria) is a Country Office of Pact, an international non-governmental and non-profit organization with its headquarters in Washington, DC.  We envision a world where everyone owns their own future.  To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create sustainable and resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable, and vibrant.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

 

 

Job Title: Program Assistant
Location:
 Zamfara
Position Summary

  • The Program Assistant will provide support to the Program team with delivering project activities to state and local health agencies, mining communities and miners themselves to sustainably address health risks affecting mining communities in selected states.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support implementation community engagement activities in collaboration with the program team.
  • Support advocacy with religious and community leaders to create an enabling environment to improve awareness on the benefits of family planning and promote uptake of services.
  • Support the effective collection, collation and reporting of data as required.
  • Assist with preparation and submission of timely and quality activity reports, including field notes and success stories, to effectively capture lessons learnt on the ground from the projects.
  • Provide administrative support as needed.
  • The position will support organizational capacity assessments of CBO partners as well as monitoring of assessment outcomes.
  • Support with organization of meetings with community leaders, community groups, women’s groups, trade associations and other relevant community segments to improve awareness on preventive measures to reduce health risk due to exposure of toxic chemicals.
  • Support training and supervision of volunteers to offer health education, community outreach and referral services to miners and their families, and other members of mining communities, using BCC/IEC tools and materials developed for the project.
  • Assist with desk review of existing assessments reports, identify and fill information gaps.
  • Other duties as may be required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MBBS or a BA/B.Sc in Public Health, Social Science, Demography,  or other related field.
  • Understanding of local communities and cultures relevant to the state of interest and ability to communicate fluently in local language.
  • Experience in social behavior change communication would be a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, or similar software.
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines.
  • At least two (2) years of work experience in advocacy and community mobilization.
  • Excellent communication, and organizational skills; and ability to influence and facilitate advocacy agendas at LGA and State level.
  • Experience in providing administrative support to work teams.

 

 

Job Title: Program Officer
Location:
 Kaduna
Position Summary

  • The Program Officer will work with state and local health agencies, mining communities and miners themselves to sustainably address health risks affecting mining communities in selected states.
  • The Program Officer will provide continued on-the ground support to all community stakeholders helping organize and deliver project activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Raise awareness in mining communities of health implications related to mining.
  • Community engagement with community leaders, owners of the mines, and other stakeholders.
  • Develop, adapt and disseminate materials, job aids, behavior change communication (BCC) and Information, Education, Communication (IEC) materials for health workers and mining communities for prevention of mining related injuries.
  • Train community volunteers to offer health education, community outreach and referral services to miners and their families, and other members of mining communities, using BCC/IEC tools and materials developed for the project.
  • Train stakeholders on preventive measures to reduce long term health issues, such as exposure to toxic chemicals.
  • Implement, and monitor community-based activities and timely identification of gaps.
  • Plan and conduct sensitization events in the catchment area of Pact activities in the state.
  • Conduct Focus group discussion with specific groups.
  • Keep close coordination with all departments for better integration within organization and with stake holders when required.
  • Ensure participation in facility base meeting.
  • Assist in developing and monitoring annual work plans and budgets, as well as associated deliverables and results/outputs.
  • Prepare, coordinate reviews, edit, and disseminate project-related reports and documents, including program strategies, progress updates, and other documents and reports.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly narrative reports of field activities.
  • Capture & document success stories and case studies.
  • Developing and maintaining the data bank and photo gallery of the project activities.
  • Build local government and institutional capacity to effectively promote peace in their communities.
  • Support the monitoring and evaluation team and partners in program monitoring, evaluation and learning by:
    • Support in tracking of partner’s activities – by attending partner’s events;
    • Support partners on activity-level M&E efforts, ensuring quality, reliability, and consistency in data collection efforts using Project M&E templates;
    • Contribute to the review of all partner deliverables and milestones;
    • Help identify lessons learned from project implementation and facilitate the incorporation of those lessons into the activity development cycle.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MBBS or a BA/BSc in Public Health, Social Science, Demography, or any other related field.
  • MSc in Public Health would be an advantage.
  • At least five (4) years of progressively responsible experience in designing, managing and implementing health projects. Experience in social behavior change communication would be a plus.
  • Experience in doing literature searches/desk review of documents to tease out relevant information for evidence-based decision making.
  • Proficiency in writing reports in English and communicating results clearly using graphs, charts, and other visuals.
  • Experience in social behavior change communication would be a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including patience, diplomacy, willingness to listen and respect for diversity. Capability to create strong partnerships among all program stakeholders.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
  • Proficiency with MS office software required (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.)
  • Fluency in the local language.

 

How to Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Resume/CV and Cover Letter on their suitability to: pactnghr@pactworld.org

Note

  • However applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
  • All CV’s/resume/applications MUST be in either word format or PDF. Applicants MUST indicate the position applied for as the SUBJECT of the mail.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

Application Deadline: Friday, 8th March, 2019.