Job Opportunities: Regional Coordinator – Vaccination Program (30 Posts)

Job Opportunity: Regional Coordinator – Vaccination Program (30 Posts)

Full Time  Tanzania 

Job Overview

Overall Function:

A regional coordinator is responsible for coordinating all COVID19 vaccination activities in the region. A regional coordinator will ensure that optimal standard of care is achieved in line with National guidelines, client satisfaction and good clinical outcomes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support Council Team to develop the comprehensive Council COVID-19 micro plan
  • Support Council Team to conduct the Council level stakeholders meeting to discuss
  • on COVID-19 vaccination
  • Ensure there are Council maps showing all the Health Facility service areas, villages/
  • streets, vaccination post fixed and temporary, roads with distance and population.
  • Ensure the Health Facility service area level implementation plans are displayed at the
  • Council Ensure the personnel involved in the implementation are selected per criteria
  • given
  • Ensure the Council Supervisor and vaccinators are health workers qualified to give
  • injection
  • Ensure the recorders are Extension Workers who can easily screen the age of children
  • and record
  • As part of the Council team, monitor and supervise implementation of Local
  • Supervisors and Vaccination Teams
  • Ensure the availability of vaccines, cold chain and logistics materials
  • Ensure the protocol of handling rumors and providing statements in case AEFI occur
  • to assure the public is discuss in the District PHC Meetings
  • Ensure the availability of emergency drugs for AEFI
  • Monitoring and auditing all AEFI
  • Ensure the waste management plan is clear to all Local Supervisors and Vaccination
  • Teams and monitor the waste management at the implementation level
  • Data collection and compilation including sharing of reports to next higher level on daily basis
  • Support Council team to manage properly the financial resources provided for
  • implementation of COVID-19 vaccination

Qualifications and Requirements

  • For appointment to the post of Regional Coordinator, a candidate must;
  • A university degree in any health science discipline, social science, international studies, public administration, economics, engineering, earth sciences or a related field is required.
  • At least 1 years’ work experience
  • Experience working in PEPFAR funded projects is an added advantage
  • Should be self-motivated
  • Should have good interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision

Salary

A competitive and attractive salary will be offered to successful candidates (2000 USD – 2500 USD)

Interested candidates should submit an application letter, a detailed copy of their CV, and names and contact information (email addresses and telephone numbers) of three work related referees. Applications should be submitted by hand or through e-mail: tanzaniahr@africovid.org to the Human Resource Officer – DSM Sub grantee by 7th August 2021

Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.