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Job Title: Technical Advisor
                                              
Date: 28 January 2021
Closing Date: 4 February 2021
Duration: 1 March 2021 to 31 December 2021, with the possibility of extension

RESPONSIBILITIES

As technical advisor, for Epidemic Prevention (Output 3) you are responsible for the following activities:

  • Provide Technical support in the communication between MoHS (central and district level) and the Project Team including the project director in the frame on the agreed OP-Plan.

  • Implement, monitor and document the planed Interventions for Epidemic Prevention together with the DHMT and in good communication with the central level, according to OP-Plan.

  • Regular Briefing to Project Director on development of execution

  • Collaborate with the GIZ-Regional Pandemic Program

  • Organize and moderate workshops and trainings of the project for Output 3 activities

  • Carry out assigned work regarding project activities agreed with partners, agreements made within the team or in consultations with the project director.

  • Contribute to preparing and implementing the steering process with the Ministry of Health and Sanitation.

  • Integrate results and achievements into teamwork and activities with all relevant groups;

  • Knowledge and innovation management and dissemination of information to target groups inclusive of workshops, seminars etc.

  • Support to results-based monitoring of output 3.

  • All financing arrangements for activities in Epidemic Prevention (Service request, local subsidies etc.) and facilitate settlement.

  • Regular activity reporting and contribution to annual reporting and any other report required by GIZ.

  • Preparation and facilitation of presentations as needed.

  • Facilitate logistical arrangements as the need may arise.

  • Performance of any other activity requested by the project director.

​QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

  • Professional experience in epidemiology, public health and / or cross-border disease surveillance

  • Experience in the area of institutionalization of programs and / or systems, an advantage in the area of the reporting and response system for diseases with epidemic risk

  • Practical experience in digital Programms (eIDSR etc.)

  • Professional experience as a trainer (adult education) in the field of public health and / or epidemic prevention.

  • Experience in developing teaching materials and standard schedules.

  • Experience in working with the PHNEOC and district health authorities is an advantage

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MODE OF APPLICATION

Suitable candidates are invited to apply not later than 4th of February 2021 at 4.00 p.m.

Applications include:

  • cover letter

  • CV (including work experience and references)

  • photocopies of certificates

have to be submitted in a sealed envelope to: The HR Officer, GIZ Country Office, 32D Wilkinson Road, Freetown, or to the email address  recruitmentsl@giz.de

Only applicants shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.