Field Officers (Entry-Level)

August 29, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

New Incentives - Gombe

New Incentives is a pioneer in a growing movement of giving small incentives to caregivers whose infants get immunized, while increasing awareness of the health benefits of childhood vaccinations.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Field Officer (Entry-Level)
Location: Gombe
Employment Type: Full-time
Job Description

Non-profit New Incentives is looking to identify Field Officers that will help to expand its team dedicated to preventing child mortality in Gombe 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 Gombe 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 Gombe State and must already be based/reside in one of the following towns:

Akko, Balanga, Billiri, Dukku, Funakaye, Gombe, Kaltungo, Kwami, Nafada, Shongom, Yamaltu/Deba

Key Duties

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

Required Qualifications

Minimum of National Diploma, ideally Bachelor's Degree, preferably in the field of Health or other Natural Sciences
Fluency in local languages/dialects spoken in Gombe, 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 Gombe State
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 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.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Applications are accepted only online through Breezy HR and must include the following attachments:

One-page CV
A brief letter of motivation (maximum of 300 words) 

This is a hands-on job for hard-working, dedicated young candidates.
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.
Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

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