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Covid-19 Campaign Officer

Published on 13.08.2022

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Position : Covid-19 Campaign Officer

Background:

Crown Agents is preparing to bid for the anticipated UNICEF-supported RFP for the “Implementation of National Vaccine Campaigns in South Sudan” and is currently seeking a Team Leader/EPI Technical Specialist who will provide strategic, technical, and managerial oversight of the programme.

 

The Covid-19 vaccines are deployed through 735 fixed health facilities, 251 mobile teams, 470 outreach teams, and Covid-19 intensification activities separately supported by Ministry of Health partners. Almost 10% of the population have now been vaccinated.

 

Despite progress, change is slow and a move from business as usual to new strategies is needed to move the country closer to its targets of having 40% coverage in the short term and eventually meeting the long-term target of 70% coverage of fully immunised eligible people. To do this, two national campaigns (one in September and one in January 2023) are being planned to cover the 77 counties and 3 administrative states.

 

Position Summary:

Based from the Crown Agent’s South Sudan office in Juba, the Covid-19 Campaign Officer support the implementation of Covid-19 vaccination service delivery activities such as monitoring campaigns, demand generation strategies, and AEFIs. The role will also ensure all data from the vaccination campaigns is entered into ODK. The role will include technical capacity building at the SMOH and CHD levels as well as directly with Implementing Partners. When necessary, the position will travel to the find to solve problems.

 

Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities of the Covid-19 Campaign Officer Include:

  • Ensure issues in Covid-19 vaccination supplies and reporting tool management are identified and actively addressed at all levels.
  • Proactively liaise with implementing partners to evaluate and improve data collection systems and procedures
  • Coordinate with the MOH and implementing partners and train the campaign vaccination team.
  • Ensure that COVID - 19 rollout is done in compliance with the relevant standards set by the MoH.
  • Quality control of the one-day orientation to boma health workers (BHWs)on the importance of COVID- 19 vaccines and where to get the vaccine, for purposes of demand creation.
  • Ensure that the EPI team involved in COVID- 19 vaccination is using relevant documentation as provided by the MOH (registers, tally sheets, cards, consent forms etc).
  • Provide regular technical support to EPI vaccinators throughout the COVID- 19 vaccination rollout period to ensure the provision of quality services.
  • Support the implementing partners and MoH and compile micro plans and movement plans of the vaccination teams and follow up to ensure that vaccination is conducted as scheduled and health standards are adhered to.
  • Ensure that all the linking facilities have AEFI kits and that an effective referral system is in place to refer any person to the next level of health services, if necessary, for further management and report any case of AEFI to the MoH and HPF for follow – up.
  • Ensure that all the linking facilities during the campaign have a focal person to manage any adverse event following immunisation (AEFI).
  • Ensure waste management procedures are adhered to; Proper use of safety boxes and incinerators to avoid needle stick injuries to persons and animals within the facilities and community.
  • Support share data of persons vaccinated daily with MoH/ HPF through the ODK system.
  • Share the daily summary sheet for each vaccination team with HPF
  • Coordinate with the MoH at the State and county levels and participate in all relevant meetings.
  • Participate in the review meetings/after-action review meetings at the county level
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders (at State and county level) supporting immunisation activities including social mobilisation.
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Person Specification:

To succeed in this role, you will have:

  • University degree/Diploma preferably at an advanced level, in monitoring and evaluation relevant to information management including supply chain
  • Extensive work experience relevant to this post may be considered as a replacement for formal qualifications.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Excel or MS Access (e.g., pivot tables and functions); proven technical expertise for managing data capture and storage, for analysing diverse datasets, and presenting information in understandable tables, charts, graphs, and reports.
  • Experience using PowerBI, Kobo and other data tools
  • Preferred experience working in South Sudan on immunisation programmes
  • National candidates are encouraged to apply

About us

  • You’ll be working with Crown Agents which is a high impact social enterprise passionate about transforming the future for millions of people.
  • Since our creation in 1833 we have worked across the globe to improve public services and drive economic growth.
  • Our expertise is finding new solutions to difficult problems for clients in the areas of health, governance, economic growth, humanitarian action and supply chain services.
  • We work with and train leaders at local, national and international level to achieve lasting change drawing on our insight and experience.

About what's on offer

Crown Agents offers a competitive benefits package.

Job criteria for job ad : Covid-19 Campaign Officer
Job category :
Health and social professions
Industries :
Associative activities
Employment type :
Permanent contract - Fixed-term contract
Region :
Aweil - Bentiu - Bor - Juba - Kuajok - Malakal - Rumbek - Torit - Wau - Yambio
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Master
Number of Position(s) : 1

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