Our client, PATH, is a leader in global health innovation and an international non-profit organisation, PATH saves lives and improves health, especially among women and children. Vaccines are one of the five platforms through which PATH accelerates innovation. PATH intends to undertake a mixed-methods study to better quantify closed and open vial wastage rates for vaccines used in the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI), as well as understand the major drivers behind the occurrence of wastage and their impact.
As part of our role of providing logistic support to PATH for this study. GrowthAid is recruiting enumerators for this mixed-methods study. The enumerators will be responsible for the collection of qualitative and quantitative data in health facilities across Ghana within a stipulated period. Specifically, the enumerators will:
Have extensive knowledge of the Ghana health system. Have knowledge of immunisation programme
functioning and understand health system stock management processes, > Have demonstrated experience in immunisation service delivery, vaccine accountability
management (VAM) and Outreach Training and
Supportive Supervision Have demonstrated experience conducting quantitative and qualitative research studies, including primary data collection focused on the
health system. with a preference for experience conducting studies related to the immunisation programme. The enumerator should also be trained in electronic data collection and transcription of audio recordings
Have the capacity to conduct on-site data quality checks (for consistency and accuracy) on all data collected and submit same to the Field Coordinator
Participate in routine data cleaning exercises and ensure that observed data errors in their areas are promptly corrected.
submit weekly field reports to GrowthAid
> Participate in data analysis as may be required.
– Perform any other responsibilities assigned to them by the team leader or Field Coordinator Skills and competencies
Attention to detail and evidence of producing high-quality work
Ability to plan, organise and coordinate research
activities Knowledge of, and ability to conduct mixed
Ability to lead a small team for results
Good interpersonal skills
Have excellent written and communication skills.
Qualification, experience, and availability
BSc or Diploma in Disease Control Health Information Public Health or Social Science with 3 years’ experience in immunisation delivery and management. A Master’s degree with 2 years of experience would be highly desirable.
Experience in conducting immunisation surveys, supportive supervision, PIE and other mixed methods or similar ones will be an added advantage
Prior experience in using data collection tools
(Kobo collect. AKVO Flow, ODK etc) and engaging in similar data collection exercises for PATH is highly desirable. Availability and readiness to work throughout the duration of the study is non-negotiable
HOW TO APPLY
APPLICATION CLOSING DATE
The closing date for the submission of applications is November 16, 2020
NB. The selection of qualified applicants will be ongoing as we receive applications.
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