Consultant - PMC Project Job in Nigeria

 Malaria Consortium, established in 2003 is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable populations. Our mission is to save lives and improve health in Africa and Asia, through evidence-based programmes that combat targeted diseases and promote universal health coverage.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Consultant - PMC Project

Location: Nigeria


Purpose of the Assignment

  • The purpose of this activity is to train selected health workers on the pLDH RDT malaria testing and supervise the hand-on demonstration by the health workers in collaboration with Malaria Consortium team.

Scope of Work:

  • Review and adapt the training slides and SOP for the case-control study.
  • Conduct training of health workers on pLDH RDT malaria testing.
  • Supervise hands-on training on blood sample collection and testing.

Required Outputs / Deliverable:

  • Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for the case-control study
  • Slides presentation for the training
  • Training report
  • Supervision of hands-on demonstration report

Expert Profile:

  • Ability to conduct malaria testing and use different types of RDTs

Qualifications, Experience and Skills
Essential:

  • Hold a Degree in Laboratory or Clinical Sciences
  • At least 10 years of professional experience in blood sample collection and malaria testing
  • A Medical Laboratory Scientist with experience in malaria testing and use of different types of RDTs.
  • Experience working with SMEP and health workers on the malaria elimination programme
  • Familiar with national malaria elimination strategic guideline
  • Proven experience in facilitating trainings for health workers.
  • Familiarity with primary health care setting
  • Familiarity with community-based study, in particular in the context of South West Nigeria
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in Yoruba language

Desired:

  • A proven ability to work as part of a team.
  • Good writing and reporting skills.
  • Good presentation skills
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills in English.
  • Experience of collaborating with government institutions and non-governmental organisations or academic institutions
  • Experience in translating Yoruba Language into English Language that is understood by diverse audiences

Application Closing Date
5th July, 2024; 8:00 AM

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Kindly note that applicants who do not follow this specification will be disqualified.
  • Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Kindly note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and as a result, the process may conclude before the advertised deadline. Therefore, early applications are highly encouraged.
  • NB: Malaria Consortium does not accept or ask for payment during recruitment. We also would not accept hardcopy CVs; all applications should be sent through the above link.