|Location||Claremont, Claremont, South Africa|
About the Job
The incumbent will manage the national programme to support provinces with the expansion of their outreach vaccination programme through donor-funded vaccination capacity. Using their public health experience, they will help develop and execute on the national and provincial outreach site strategies. 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.
Strategic engagement with NDOH/B4SA capacity modelling team to understand areas with vaccination capacity gaps to be filled with outreach vaccination sites.
Bring understanding and experience of successful public health outreach programmes domestically and internationally to apply to the Outreach Vaccination Sites strategy.
Liaise with donor to understand financial limitations of programme.
Lead development of Outreach Vaccination Sites national strategy and cascade to provincial level.
Lead development of demand generation/marketing strategies for Outreach sites
Lead development of monitoring and evaluation plan to ensure quality and performance expectations are met
Lead planning in coordination with province and district to ensure that Outreach Sites are activated in areas of demonstrated need (vaccination capacity gap) based on capacity modelling and area-based planning.
Lead engagements between district/province DoH and other partners to plan for Outreach sites
Oversee overarching programme delivery against plan
Manage Outreach Vaccination Site Programme team
Leads the collaboration of state, private and civil society in planning for Outreach site roll-out and operations.
Liaises with donor to ensure performance expectations are met at a programme level.
Provides guidance and support to Outreach Vaccination Site Programme team to ensure Outreach sites meet all requirements and performance expectations
Demonstrated leadership in scaling public health programmes
Experience running programmes for 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