Polio OBR Program Support Consultant

at Solina Group
Published June 12, 2022
Location Abuja, Nigeria
Category Consultancy  
Job Type Full Time  


SCIDaR is recruiting experienced Consultants to respond to the increased cases of cVDPV2 outbreaks in several African countries. The Consultants will provide short-term technical support to countries responding to outbreaks of cVDPV and also support the planning, coordination and monitoring of the campaigns as well as strengthen the project management capacity of national teams through on-the-job capacity strengthening.


Technical requirements


The consultant will provide direct support for, and also strengthen the capacity of national teams in the following areas:


Planning and coordination of the polio outbreak response

Support the country team and GPEI partners, and other stakeholders to track preparedness for campaigns using the campaign preparedness checklist and pre-campaign dashboard

Engage with government stakeholders at the subnational levels to prepare micro plans and budgets, and review these for completeness, coherence, and accuracy

Analyse campaign data and document project activities and present findings to all stakeholders

Prepare technical documents, briefing notes, slides, and other materials for engagement with stakeholders

Develop weekly and post-campaign reports that are detailed and useful for future campaign planning

Education, experience, and language requirements


Relevant graduate-level or Master's degree in International Development, Applied Sciences and Technology, Policy and Strategy Development, Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Management or similar relevant field

At least 2 years’ country experience with supporting polio outbreak response planning and implementation

Candidates must be bilingual. Read/Write/Speak at the advanced level in English and Somali/French/Arabic


How to apply


Send an updated CV with the subject of your mail as “Application for Polio OBR Consultant”

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