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[Job Vacancy] State Supervisors at the West African Centre For Public Health and Development

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The West African Centre For Public Health and Development (WACPHD-UOM-IGPH) is a non-governmental organization working on the improvement of health equity through sustained engagement with a core element approach that includes Research, Program delivery, Technical Assistance, and Education.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: State Supervisor

Locations: Edo, Imo and Enugu (Two (2) Position Per State)Report To: The Project Coordinator/Program managerDuration of engagement: Three (3) months

Duties and Responsibilities

Work with the respective SACAs/ other stakeholders to ensure smooth operationalization of the Review Project at the state level.
Plan daily field activity along with the field team.
Arrange for interviews in his/her specific state.
To conduct daily briefing meetings every morning before field work and at the end of the day’s work, providing necessary guidelines to team members.
Maintenance of data collection updates for his/her specific team members using a tracker/checklist.
Act as a resource person for the field team members by providing answers and clarification to questions that may arise in the field.
Debrief the team during meetings, discuss field issues and suggest appropriate solutions where required.
Supervision of field team during interviews daily.
Participate in weekly update meetings with the national office.
Must have adequate knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods of Data collection.
Maintain close contact with team members to closely monitor and support data collection at each stage including sampling specifications (sampling points, selection of respondents), and interviewing specifications.
Randomly review and edit completed data entry (on tablet) to ensure that all entry filled by the team members meet quality standard.
Monitor work progress, prepare and submit weekly reports to the National office.
Undertake any other task, within the boundaries of the project, as may be assigned by the line manager.

Qualifications and Requirements

First Degree or Master’s Degree in Biological, Health and medical field
Previous experience in coordination of research work especially among key population in Nigeria
Ability to manage complex organisational structure and lead team effectively.
Must be literate and fluent in English.
Ability to use qualitative (e.g., NVivo) and other quantitative analytical software.
Working knowledge of local languages within the state of operation is an advantage.



How to ApplyInterested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply


‘WACPHD considers equality for all to be a fundamental human right. We actively promote diversity and inclusion, while condemning all types of unlawful and unjust discrimination based on age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and motherhood, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation.’
Interested applicants should apply by filling out an online recruitment form and submit a one-page application letter along with your CV and references to the following link.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview.
“Individuals blacklisted from implementing Global Fund grants are not eligible to apply for any of the advertised positions”.


Application Deadline 29th October, 2023.