Provincial Outreach Vaccination Site Coordinator

at DGMT
Location Claremont, Claremont, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Management
Job Type FULL_TIME
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR

Description

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

 

Requirements

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