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County Coordinator Expanded Programme On Immunisation (EPI)

Vihiga County Public Service Board

Job Summary

The County Government of Vihiga is seeking to recruit highly transformative and dynamic self-driven individuals with a high degree of integrity, result oriented, demonstrable professionalism, competence and impeccable capability to fill the above position within its staff establishment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND MEDICAL SERVICES

22. County Coordinator Expanded Programme On Immunisation (EPI). -JOB GROUP ‘N’– (1 Post)


Duties and Responsibilities.
a. Commodity security, quality assurance, forecasting and quantification of the antigens.
b. Develop multi-year and annual development plans for EPI activities.
c. Develop an EPI monitoring and evaluation framework.
d. Capacity strengthening through required updates.
e. Carry out operational research.
f. Month, quarterly and annual reporting on performance.
g. Lobby, acquire, procure and distribute EPI logistics/equipment for all immunizing facilities as required and maintain inventory of the same.
h. Monitoring, administration and documentation of antigens in data tools ensuring completeness and accuracy and assist facilities utilize their data for decision making.
i. Ensure facilities identify hard to reach population and identify strategies to address challenges of access to EPI services.
j. Plan and assist staff working in MCH departments to carry out customer feedback interviews to ascertain client’s satisfaction.
k. Together with other team players, carry out school health programmes.
l. Perform support supervision, on job training/mentorship, capacity building and EPI activities.
m. Organize with other stake holders and partners’ immunization campaigns when necessary.

Minimum qualifications:
a. Must have served in Job Group M for a minimum period of 3 years or it’s equivalent
b. Must be a holder of a bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
c. Must be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya with active and valid practicing license.
d. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution is an added advantage
e. Must have demonstrated leadership and good performance in the previous assignments
f. Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution is an added advantage

All applicants Must fulfill Chapter six of the constitution requirement
Salary Scale: The salary, allowances and other benefits attached to these positions will be as determined by the Salaries and Remuneration Commission and other recognized CBAs as applicable.
Terms of Service: All the above posts shall be on a three (3) year contract term renewable based on satisfactory performance.

“Vihiga County is an Equal opportunity employer”

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application with copies of their National Identity/passport, Academic & Professional certificates to the undersigned.
Key responsibilities and job specifications for the above positions are available on the official County websites www.vihiga.go.ke.

All application from interested and qualified candidates should be submitted on or before 26th day of October 2020

Please note that ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

SECRETARY/CEO VIHIGA COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD
P.O BOX 880-50300
MARAGOLI.

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