Health Promotion Supervisor

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) is an international, private, non governmental, non-profit humanitarian organization. Our organization offers assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters, to victims of armed conflict, without discrimination irrespective of race, religion, creed or political affiliation. We have been working in Nigeria since February 1996. A Memorandum of Understanding between Medecins Sans Frontieres and the Federal Government of Nigeria facilitates this. We are at present co-operating with the Federal Ministry of Health, State and Local Government departments of health on various health projects.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Health Promotion Supervisor - Risk Assessment, Zamfara Lead Poisoning ExposureLocation: ZamfaraJob Type: Indefinite PeriodDuty Station: MSF OCA, Anka OfficeMain Objective and Responsibility of the PositionUnder the supervision of the HP IEC Activities Manager, conduct and supervise day to day   health promotion activities in the lead poisoning program with focus on exposure risk assessment and mitigation within households in cohort villagesAssist the HP IEC Activities Manager on the implementation of the established project Health promotion strategyRisk Assessment Task and Responsibilities:Supervise and conduct lead exposure risk assessment for high risk lead patients per patient follow-up protocolsCommunicate lead poisoning hazard and prevention strategies with caregivers, community helpers and health educatorsMonitor and follow-up on reduction of exposure risk factors identified during risk assessmentDocument and catalogue activities and outcomes of risk assessment and risk mitigation to ensure proper trackingTrain and coach all health educators under your supervision on exposure risk assessment best practicesLiaise with the environmental team on environmental assessment, characterization and remediation of identified sources of exposure within the cohort villagesSupervise and support health educators on how to set lead exposure control plan jointly with the caregivers  and facilitate its implementationEnsure that Health educators and community helpers and the patients caregivers follow the established exposure control planAssist the Health promotion and IEC activities manager in developing and updating standards operating procedures on risk assessment for lead exposure whenever requiredAdhere to strict MSF principles of neutrality and impartiality in all dealings with the communities.Supervising, in close collaboration with the HR department, the HR associated processes (recruitment, training/induction and identifying needs, evaluation, Holiday plans, development and communication) of the staff under his/her responsibility 

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