Call For Application: Apply For Field Officers (entry-level) – Kano State For Clinical Enrollment and Immunization In Kano
Field Staff: Kano State
Non-profit New Incentives is looking to identify Field Officers that will help to expand its team dedicated to preventing child mortality in Kano State in Nigeria. This post is strictly for contingency purposes and to identify candidates for future scaling (potentially).
The Field Officers will support the New Incentives program that utilizes cash transfers to encourage mothers to complete the immunization schedule of their infants. The program is operated in cooperation with the State Primary Healthcare Development Board in Kano State. The primary duty in the role will be enrolling beneficiaries at public clinics.
Field Officers are hired full-time and work at clinics throughout Kano State and must already be based/reside in one of the following towns:
Over the past years, Nigeria has considerably expanded the availability of vaccination services for infants. Despite this progress on the supply side, demand for vaccinations remains relatively low. New Incentives encourage mothers to fully vaccinate their infants with cash transfers and thereby ensures their babies are protected against deadly diseases. The cash transfers allow the mothers to afford transport to the clinic and compensate them for lost income.
Enrolling beneficiaries at remote public clinics
Monitor immunization services at your clinic
Interact with clinic staff and beneficiaries
Conduct high-quality rapid assessment
Assist with other duties related to the program
Please note that this is a hands-on job for hard-working, dedicated young candidates.
Fluency in local languages/dialects spoken in Kano, especially Hausa. Please state the names of the languages/dialects you can speak and your fluency level for each language in your cover letter.
Nigerian national already based in Kano State
Minimum of National Diploma, ideally Bachelor degree, preferably in the field of health or other natural sciences
Willingness to work at remote public clinics a few days per week and take public transport to reach them
Experience with the Nigerian health system and clinic documentation, particularly related to infant health and vaccinations
Experience in collecting, synthesizing, and drawing conclusions from (health) data is desirable
Careful attention to financial matters and management of funds
Detail-oriented, diligent professional
Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality
Very good communications and writing skills, English, Hausa, and dialects (verbal and written)
Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests
Proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel, internet browsers, smartphones, and new communications technology in general
Hard-working, result-oriented and loyal
Motivation to work in a young organization that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure
Applications are accepted only online through Breezy HR and must include the following attachments:
A brief letter of motivation (maximum of 300 words)
The selection process for this position is competitive. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Candidates short-listed based on their online applications will have to undergo a series of online tests and interviews that allow for the identification of the most qualified person in a transparent and meritocratic manner. At the end of the process, candidates will be invited to in-person training and the best candidates will be offered a position.
Please note that New Incentives is dedicated to spending the largest share possible on its beneficiaries and therefore limits its administrative costs. This results in modest but adequate salaries for its staff. Do not expect salaries that larger international organizations or corporations might offer.
Note: “Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply”
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