Provincial Outreach Vaccination Site Coordinator

Location Claremont, Claremont, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR


About the Job

The incumbent will support provinces with the expansion of their outreach vaccination programme through donor-funded vaccination capacity. Using their public health experience, they will contribute to national and provincial outreach site strategies through the collaborative development and execution of provincial outreach plans. These plans may include large/mass sites in metro areas, as well as temporary and mobile (pop-up/roving) sites across urban, peri-urban and rural areas.


The role requires strong partnership and stakeholder management across district, provincial and national Department of Health representatives, Clinical Operators (NGO, public and private sector vaccination teams), venue management teams and donors.


Key Responsibilities

Work with Outreach Programme leadership and provincial DoH teams to develop outreach site strategies and project plans that meet the unique needs of different provinces


Work with provincial teams on Clinical Operator selection


Work with provincial teams to identify preferred outreach sites in areas of demonstrated need (vaccination capacity gap)


Liaise with Retailers and other venue management to gain approval for preferred sites


Oversee relationship between provincial/district teams and Clinical Operators


Ensure Clinical Operators are meeting all provincial and district level clinical and vaccine transport requirements


Ensure provincial and district level supply of vaccines


Ensure district pharmacies are prepared to distribute vaccines to Clinical Operators and logistics are understood by all parties


Ensure all IT requirements are met to enable recording of vaccinations at Outreach sites


Ensure Clinical Operators prepared for vaccination services through additional training and site visits, as needed


Assist with demand creation/marketing for each site


Oversee daily tracking of vaccinations at each site and monitoring and evaluation of performance


Liaise with provincial DoH and donor on site performance


Serve as primary point of contact for all partners supporting Outreach sites



Experience scaling public health programmes


Knowledge of/experience working with National and Provincial Departments of Health


A senior degree (Hons, MSc), in public health or programme management is beneficial


Interested candidates can send their CV