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ICAP Columbia University Recruitment 2020” - The ICAP at Columbia University invites applications from experienced and qualified experts to fill the following vacant positions are given below. Interested candidates can send their applications by 20 April 2020 to the address given at the end of the post.

ICAP Columbia University Recruitment 2020


  1. Health Workforce Specialist
  2. Laboratory Lead
  3. Monitoring and Evaluation Lead
  4. Project Director
  5. Surveillance Lead


1. Health Workforce Specialist


Job Title
Health Workforce Specialist
Job No
492897
Location
Abuja Capital Territory
Work type
Regular Full-Time
Categories
Technical / Clinical/ Quality Improvement / Training


Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 7 years of progressive experience in national / international infectious disease HRH, training, workforce development, and capacity building at national or global levels. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior project leadership role.
  • Extensive experience performing human resource needs assessments, developing and reviewing various HRH strategic plans, involvement in the design and implementation of task sharing policy, facilitation of training incapacity the building of health care professionals.
  • Experience working in international health or development organizations or projects related to any or all of the following: global health security, HRH, global health programs through health systems strengthening, integrated health service delivery, capacity building, strategic health information system strengthening, surveillance, emergency response, in resource limited context.
  • Experience with governmental recruitment and deployment processes, and demonstrated knowledge of various HRH tools.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of national, regional, and international public health issues.
  • Demonstrated competence working within CDC or agencies with similar regulations and procedures.
  • Experience working with country ministries of health, ministries of education, health workforce councils and associations, and other local stakeholders in the implementation of capacity building programs for HIV prevention, care, and treatment services.
  • Demonstrated experience developing training curricula and materials for use in low-resource settings.
  • Proven experience in establishing working relationships and collaborating with the U.S. government, another bilateral or multilateral donor agencies, and host-country governments.
  • Proven ability to write technical reports and program documents and deliver presentations.
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel regionally/locally or overseas approximately 40% of the time.


2. Laboratory Lead


Job Title
Laboratory Lead
Job No
492879
Location
Abuja
Work type
Regular Full-Time
Categories
Technical / Clinical/ Quality Improvement / Training

Education & Qualifications

  • An Advanced Degree in Laboratory Medicine, Biological Sciences, or relevant field.


Experience and Skills:

  • At least 7 years of progressive experience in large clinical and public health laboratory settings in the following areas: microbiology, laboratory quality control, and quality assurance systems, implementation, and management. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior or project leadership role.
  • Experience working in international health or development organizations or projects related to any or all of the following: global health security, global health programs through health systems strengthening, integrated health service delivery, capacity building, strategic health information system strengthening, surveillance, emergency response, in resource-limited context.
  • Prior experience with relevant technical laboratory procedures related to HIV/AIDS, TB, and/or other communicable diseases.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing national laboratory policies, strategic and operational plans, guidelines, and manuals.
  • Demonstrated experience in quality assurance, quality control, protocol development, specimen management, and electronic information systems within a laboratory context.
  • Experience implementing laboratory accreditation and laboratory strengthening programs.
  • Competent in the development and implementation of work plans, M&E activities, and reports.
  • Proven ability to effectively mentor and advise laboratory professionals; experience overseeing the training of staff engaged in laboratory activities and improvements.
  • Ability to liaise with senior MOH and county government officials as well as senior members of the donor community.
  • Demonstrated competence working within CDC or agencies with similar regulations and procedures
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the country context in general and public health situation, in particular, is required
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel regionally/locally or overseas up to approximately 40% of the time.


3. Monitoring and Evaluation Lead


Job Title
Monitoring and Evaluation Lead
5 Slots
Job No
492874
Location
Abuja Capital Territory, Nigeria
Work type
Regular Full-Time
Categories
Strategic Information/Surveillance/Monitoring & Evaluation

Education & Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Demography, or related discipline.



Experience and Skills:

  • At least 7 years of experience in the design and implementation of M&E in large, international public health or development projects. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior or project leadership role.
  • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative methodologies, operations research, health management information systems, reporting, data quality assessments, data analysis, and presentation.
  • High-level computer skills, including the ability to rapidly process and analyze data using the following: MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS or SAS, and Epi-Info Windows.
  • Advanced knowledge of individual-level and aggregate HIS.
  • Proven experience in M&E and surveillance information
  • Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving project needs
  • Ability to liaise with senior MOH and county government officials as well as senior members of the donor community.
  • Demonstrated competence working within CDC or agencies with similar regulations and procedures.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the country context in general and public health situation, in particular, is required.
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel regionally/locally or overseas approximately 40% of the time.


4. Project Director


Job Title
Project Director
Job No
492869
Location
Abuja
Work type
Full-Time
Categories
Program Management / Implementation / Support


Education & Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in Public Health, Public Administration or related fields.


Experience and Skills:

  • At least 10 years of experience leading or directing large-scale the multi-million dollar, multi-country international health or development projects in resource-limited contexts related to any or all of the following areas: global health security, global health programs through health systems strengthening, integrated health service delivery, capacity building, strategic health information system strengthening, surveillance, emergency response.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Global Health Security Agenda Joint External Evaluation (JEE) indicators, outbreak investigation, and response.
  • Proven capabilities in strategic and operational planning, managing a diverse team of technical and support staff as well as budgeting, managing, designing, implementing, and evaluating.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of the country context in general and public health situation, in particular, is required.
  • Demonstrated diplomatic and communication skills to liaise and advocate with governments, donors, thought leaders, and other key stakeholders and implementing agencies.
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating the dissemination and use of population-based and/or facility-based data in developing countries
  • Demonstrated competence working within CDC or similar regulations and procedures
  • Proven experience in establishing working relationships and collaborating with the U.S. government, other bilateral and/or multilateral donor agencies, and with host-country governments
  • Proven ability to write technical reports and program documents and deliver presentations.
  • Willingness to travel regionally/locally or overseas up to 40% of the time.
  • Written and spoken English proficiency.


5. Surveillance Lead


Job Title
Surveillance Lead
Job No
492859
Location
Abuja Capital Territory
Work type
Regular Full-Time
Categories
Strategic Information/Surveillance/Monitoring & Evaluation

Education & Qualifications: 

  • Advanced degree in Public and Health, International Development, with a specialization in epidemiology, infectious disease detection, surveillance, and diagnostics.


Experience and Skills:

  • At least 7 years of progressive experience in national/international infectious disease surveillance with a focus on geospatial analyses, cost analyses, and strategies for capacity-building at national and/or international levels. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior project leadership role.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing field-based surveillance methodologies, which includes analysis of epidemiological investigation data using new or existing methodologies and techniques.
  • Experience working in international health or development organizations or projects related to any or all of the following: global health security, global health programs through health systems strengthening, integrated health service delivery, capacity building, strategic health information system strengthening, surveillance, emergency response, in resource-limited context.
  • Ability to analyze issues, draw valid conclusions, and make recommendations; to prepare and present comprehensive statistical and narrative reports; to conduct effective presentations
  • Strong knowledge of statistical and database software, including SAS and MS Access preferred
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of national, regional, and/or international public health issues.
  • Demonstrated competence working within CDC or agencies with similar regulations and procedures.
  • Proven experience in establishing working relationships and collaborating with the U.S. government, other bilateral and/or multilateral donor agencies, and with host-country governments
  • Proven ability to write technical reports and program documents and deliver presentations.
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to travel regionally/locally or overseas approximately 40% of the time


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