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OrganizationICAP Columbia University
Posts4 Vacancies
CategoryJob Vacancies
LocationAkwa Ibom, Abuja,
ModeOnline Process
Deadline20th April, 2020
Websitehttps://icap.columbia.edu

ICAP Columbia University Recruitment 2020 advertisement has been published for the various positions available below. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline. 2020 ICAP Columbia University Job Recruitment details like education qualification, requirement, location, stipend & salary scale, selection process, application form & how to apply, closing date, important links and others are available below on seviportal.com as well as on the official website www.icap.columbia.edu.

Available Job Positions & Details

ICAP is a global health leader situated at Columbia University, ICAP has worked since 2003 with one central goal: to improve the health of families and communities.

Working hand-in-hand with individuals at every level of the health system–from patients to health care providers to government officials – ICAP is dedicated to delivering high-performing health system strengthening initiatives that provide quality and affordable health care. The organization tackles the world’s most pressing health threats and, in collaboration with partners around the world, implements transformative solutions to meet the health needs of individuals.

The following positions are available at ICAP Columbia University. Explore for your position of choice and then apply according to the information provided.


1. Job Title: Emergency Management Lead

Job No: 492864
Location: Abuja Capital Territory
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Categories: Program Management/Implementation/Support

Position Summary

  • ICAP at Columbia University seeks experienced and qualified experts to serve as Emergency Management Lead for several proposed CDC-funded projects related to improving and protecting global health security (GHS) through developing capacities of government health ministries, institutions, and local partners; strengthening health information and surveillance systems and promoting initiatives that support International Health Regulation core competencies.
  • ICAP is recruiting five Emergency Management Leads who will provide oversight and direction to the emergency response component of the CDC-funded project.
  • Reporting to the Project Director, the Emergency Management Lead will be responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of strategies to respond to public health crisis such as epidemics; outbreaks; intentional or accidental releases of dangerous pathogens and/or emergencies and humanitarian events that may affect, result to or further exacerbate a public health crisis at the national, regional and/or international levels.
  • The Emergency Management Lead positions will be based in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Tanzania. The positions are subject to a successful funding application and final approval by the CDC.

Major Accountabilities

  • Oversees the planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the emergency response component of the project, including the development of project outputs, performance indicators, and targets.
  • Leads the implementation of the emergency response operations plans and strategies and ensures that all deliverables (i.e., the establishment of an incident management system, development of emergency operational centers – EOCs and others) are achieved.
  • Oversees and facilitates the capacity building, training, and mentoring of implementing partners, specifically the frontline responders on emergency preparedness and response with emphasis on epidemic-prone diseases, pandemics, and other public health emergencies.
  • Leads the establishment and implementation of rapid response strategies for both small and large scale infectious disease outbreaks and other public health or humanitarian emergencies.
  • Designs and conducts monitoring, evaluation, and quality assurance needed to ensure that emergency response deliverables are on track and adhere to donor and key stakeholder requirements.
  • Provides guidance and direction in strengthening field security to protect project staff and ensure operational security and continuity during an emergency response.
  • Serves as the focal person as well as a technical representative for all emergency response components, including preparedness, of the project with CDC and other external stakeholders and partners.
  • Responsible for resource management activities, including analyzing resources, equipment, and staff available to local emergency responses.
  • Ensures that relevant project reporting, documentation, and publications related to emergency response are technically sound and are disseminated timely and appropriately.
  • In close collaboration with the Surveillance Lead and Monitoring and Evaluation Lead, provides advise and support in establishing mechanisms to intensify surveillance, case-finding, contact tracing, epidemiologic and laboratory analysis, program evaluation, social mobilization, community engagement, psychosocial care, as well as to continue the management of non-outbreak related public health activities as part of emergency preparedness and response strategy.
  • Leads the development, improvement, and dissemination of procedures, guidelines, policies and other SOPs on emergency preparedness and response, and ensures that they are aligned with the requirements of humanitarian and disaster management standards, protocols, charters (e.g., SPHERE) as well as IHR (2005) and the global health security agenda.

Requirements
Education:

  • Advanced degree in public health, international development, disaster management, humanitarian aid with focus or specialization in epidemiology, infectious disease detection, and other relevant fields.

Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 7 years of progressive experience in leading a national or international public health emergency response such as those related to infectious diseases, epidemics, outbreaks, intentional or accidental releases of dangerous pathogens, or other large scale natural emergencies that had a significant impact on public health. At least 5 years of which were spent in a senior project leadership role.
  • Proven experience in establishing working relationships and collaborating with the U.S. government, humanitarian bilateral and/or multilateral agencies (e.g., OCHA), and with relevant host-country government agencies.
  • Ability to analyze issues, draw valid conclusions, and make recommendations; to prepare and present comprehensive statistical and narrative reports; to conduct effective presentations
  • Proven ability to write technical reports, program documents, and deliver presentations.
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven experience in handling media, representation, and advocacy.
  • Willingness to travel regionally/locally or overseas approximately 40% of the time.
  • Experience working in large scale international health, development, or humanitarian organizations in a resource-limited context.
  • Solid understanding of international humanitarian systems, protocols, standards, and charters such as SPHERE, CHS, and other international humanitarian standards related to Health.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of national, regional, and/or international public health issues.

 

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

 

Application Deadline  20th April, 2020.


2. Job Title: Laboratory Lead

Job no: 492879
Location: Abuja
Work Type: Regular Full-Time
Categories: Technical / Clinical / Quality Improvement / Training

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Position Summary

  • ICAP at Columbia University seeks experienced and qualified experts to serve as Laboratory Lead for several proposed CDC-funded projects related to improving and protecting global health security through developing capacities of government health ministries, institutions, and local partners; strengthening health information and surveillance systems and promoting initiatives that support International Health Regulation core competencies
  • ICAP is recruiting five Laboratory Leads who will oversee all aspects of the laboratory systems strengthening component of the CDC-funded project
  • Reporting to the Project Director, s/he will provide laboratory technical and operational leadership and guidance as well as capacity building of staff, partners, and key stakeholders of the project to deliver quality laboratory services in support of the global health security agenda.
  • The Laboratory Lead positions will be based in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Tanzania. The positions are subject to a successful funding application and final approval by the CDC.

Major Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the overall technical and operational activities of the laboratory systems component of the project.
  • Ensures that all activities and objectives of the project related to laboratory systems components are carried out and achieved.
  • Serves as the point person for all laboratory systems related information and communication within the project as well as with CDC and other external stakeholders and partners.
  • Provides guidance and direction on training, mentoring, and other capacity building and continuous improvement activities for laboratory staff, relevant government ministries, and other partners supported by the project.
  • Leads the development and/or improvement and dissemination of procedures (e.g., testing, specimen collection, etc.), guidelines, policies, procurement chains, and other SOPs needed by the project.
  • Ensures laboratory staff adhere to requirements of national and international minimum standards that support core global health security priorities.
  • Designs and conducts monitoring, evaluation, and quality improvement assessments needed to ensure that laboratory systems targets and deliverables are on track and adhere to donor and key stakeholder requirements.
  • Ensures that relevant project reporting, documentation, and publications on laboratory systems are technically sound and are disseminated timely and appropriately.
  • Oversees the selection, procurement, distribution and maintenance of equipment, supplies, and instruments of laboratories supported by the CDC-funded project

Qualifications
Education:

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

Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

 

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

 

Application Deadline   20th April, 2020.


3. Job Title: Clinical Associate (HIV Care and Treatment)

Job no: 492829
Location: Akwa Ibom
Slot: 4 Openings
Work type: Regular Full-Time
Categories: Technical/Clinical/Quality Improvement/Training
Reports To (Title): Care and Treatment Advisor
Incumbent: N/A

Position Summary

  • Working under the guidance and direction of the Care and Treatment Advisor for the RISE project in Nigeria, the Clinical Associate will oversee the implementation of HIV care and treatment activities at health facilities in Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria.
  • The incumbent will be responsible for the direct coordination of HIV services in RISE supported facilities in the State with the goal of achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control, improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.

Major Accountabilities


  • Responsible for the implementation and monitoring and evaluation of HIV care and treatment services at RISE-supported facilities including but not limited to same day ART initiation; OI screening, diagnosis and management; ARV optimization; differentiated service delivery design and implementation (including Multi-Month Dispensing); retention strategies; institutionalizing specialized clinics such as viremic clinics among others.
  • To facilitate training and mentorship of facility and community based ART and case management teams.
  • To assist in program monitoring, evaluation and reporting.
  • To identify gaps in equipment and consumables in assigned facility(ies) with prompt communication for appropriate for remediation.
  • To support implementation of program Quality Improvement projects (including but not limited to patient satisfaction surveys, waiting time assessments, mortality reviews and SIMS assessments) from problem diagnosis, implementing remediation plans, tracking outputs of interventions and reporting.
  • To provide technical leadership in communicating HIV Surge urgencies and evidence-based performance optimization in assigned RISE facility(ies).
  • To provide mentorship and supervision to strengthen performance and quality of care through clinical optimizers, facility and community case management teams for achieving linkage to optimized ART, client education and retention, and management of virologically unsuppressed clients.

Education

  • An advanced Degree (MBBS or International equivalent) required.
  • MPH and other professional qualifications will be an added advantage

Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in the management of HIV care and treatment projects in resource limited setting.
  • Experience in supporting ART facilities within context and urgencies of the Nigerian HIV Surge require.
  • Fluent English oral and written communication skills; ability to interact professionally in English and oversee development of comprehensive program reports.
  • Experience facilitating small group meetings and trainings for ART teams.
  • Prior experience in training, mentoring, and supervision of multi-cultural facility and community based clinical and program teams.
  • Ability to work independently with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Computer literacy with competencies in MS Office Suite required.

Travel Requirement:

  • Travel within Akwa Ibom State in Nigeria conducting site visits and capacity building activities.

 

 

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

 

Application Deadline  20th April, 2020.


4. Job Title: Surveillance Lead

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

Position Summary

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  • ICAP at Columbia University seeks experienced and qualified experts to serve as Surveillance Lead for several proposed CDC-funded projects related to improving and protecting global health security (GHS) through developing capacities of government health ministries, institutions, and local partners; strengthening health information and surveillance systems and promoting initiatives that support International Health Regulation core competencies. ICAP is recruiting five Surveillance Leads who will oversee all aspects of the surveillance systems strengthening component of the CDC-funded projects.
  • Reporting to the Project Director, s/he will be responsible for building and/or improving a robust health surveillance system with the goal of identifying and reporting potential epidemics and events of concern to public health such as outbreaks, intentional or accidental releases of dangerous pathogens at the national and/or international levels to enhance rapid and effective response mechanisms.
  • The Surveillance Lead positions will be based in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, and Tanzania. The positions are subject to a successful funding application and final approval by the CDC.

Major Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the overall technical, operational and administrative management of the surveillance systems strengthening component of the CDC-funded project
  • Ensures that all project activities and objectives are carried out and aligned with the GHS as well as the requirements of IHR (2005) and other national and international standards.
  • Ensures that relevant project reporting, documentation, and publications on surveillance systems are technically sound and are disseminated timely and appropriately.
  • In close collaboration with the Monitoring and Evaluation Lead and other project team members, provides technical guidance and direction on strategies and approaches in collecting, analyzing, reporting, and using quality surveillance data.
  • Leads data mapping processes to generate trends and visualization tools and dashboards to improve decision making.
  • Leads the development, improvement, and dissemination of standard operating procedures, guidelines, policies, training materials and job aids, and other materials concerning surveillance activities supported by the project.
  • Designs and conducts monitoring, evaluation, and quality improvement assessments needed to ensure that surveillance systems activities and deliverables are on track and adhere to donor and key stakeholder requirements.
  • Serves as the focal person as well as a technical representative for all surveillance systems strengthening aspects within the project as well as with CDC and other external stakeholders and partners.
  • Ensures that technical assistance, mentoring, and capacity building with government counterparts and key stakeholders on surveillance and epidemiologic systems and methods are provided.
  • Oversees the design and conduct of surveillance-related implementation training, capacity building, mentoring, and other and continuous improvement activities for staff, relevant government ministries, and partners supported by the project.

Requirements

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

Experience, Skills, and Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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

 

 

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

 

Application Deadline  20th April, 2020.


Things to Note Before Applying:

To apply for the ICAP Columbia University Recruitment 2020. Below is what you need to know:

  • We publish on this page, the latest ICAP Columbia University Recruitment updates and each position published includes its a requirement, qualification, application form, and other vital information to help you understand the recruitment process and apply cordially.
  • Make sure you confirm the deadline of any advertised position before submitting an application.
  • Make sure you meet all minimum ICAP Columbia University Recruitment requirements and possess any required document before submitting an application.
  • Follow the details on each individual position to apply.

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ICAP Columbia University Recruits across the 36 states in Nigeria. This include ICAP Columbia University recruitment in Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom State, Anambra, Bauchi, Bayelsa, Benue, Borno, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti State, Enugu State, Gombe State, Imo State, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Lagos, Nasarawa, Niger, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, Zamfara. Though ICAP Columbia University may accept recruitment application nationwide, don’t miss the point that some vacancy positions may require relocation to their designated state of operation.

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