Humanitarian Affairs Officer, P3 (Temporary Job Opening) Job ID #142237

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Panama Organization: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Closing date: 18 Oct 2020 Org. Setting and ReportingThis position is located in the Operations and Advocacy Division (OAD) of the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in the Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC) based in Panama City, Panama.
OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA's mission is to mobilize and coordinate effective and principled humanitarian action in partnership with national and international actors in order to alleviate human suffering in disasters and emergencies; advocate the rights of people in need; promote preparedness and prevention, and facilitate sustainable solutions.
Under the supervision of the Head of Office, OCHA Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean (ROLAC), the Humanita…

Contact Tracer (Adhoc Staff)

Contact Tracer (Adhoc Staff) DAMIEN FOUNDATION (DFB) is a non-profit humanitarian medical organization affiliated with Damien Foundation Belgium (DFB) and is as supporting the Federal Government of Nigeria with the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) in Oyo, Osun, Kwara, Ondo, Ogun, Ekiti and Lagos States. As Sub Recipient (SR) to LSMOH/GMU and IHVN TB project under Global Fund Grant, DFB has been vested with the responsibility of implementing Active TB case finding programme in 20 LGAs (Apapa, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ojo, Alimosho, Lagos-Island, Lagos-Mainland, Amuwo- Odofin, Mushin, Kosofe, Ikorodu Badagry, Epe, Eti-Osa, Ibeju-Lekki, Agege, Ifako-Ijaye, Oshodi-Isolo, Shomolu, Surulere and Ikeja). Damien Foundation Nigeria (DFB) is looking for the qualified persons to fill up the position below for the TB grant in the respective 20 LGAs in Lagos State: Contact Tracer (Adhoc Staff) Location: Lagos Contract period: 6 months Duties and Responsibilities To carry out household contact tracing of confirmed TB cases on treatment within the community To screen household members and identify those who are presumptive for TB To collect sputum sample from presumptive TB cases and transport them to laboratory sites. To collect result from the laboratories to the DOTs facilities. Electronic data entry on provided device Carrying out any other duties as directed by the Organization. Requirements Education / Experience: Minimum of SSCE or its equivalent and the ability to write and speak English and other local language. A qualified community health extension worker will be an added an advantage. Sound knowledge about roads/routes within the L.G.A as specified above. Experience: 3-5 years. Skills: Self-motivated and pro-active Strong time management skills Able to manage and prioritize workload Strong communication skills, both written and verbal Strong team player. Time Management Skill. How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV in Microsoft Word or PDF format only to: Email subject should be the position applying for: ‘Contact Tracer’ Note: Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


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