New Incentives

New Incentives is looking to identify Assistant Field Managers that will help to expand its team dedicated to preventing child mortality in Sokoto, Jigawa, Katsina and Zamfara State, Nigeria.

This post is strictly for internal candidates.

The Assistant Field Manager will support New Incentives’ program that utilizes cash transfers to encourage mothers to complete the immunization schedule of their infants. The program is operated in cooperation with the State Primary Healthcare Development Board in Sokoto, Jigawa, Katsina and Zamfara State.

The primary duty of the Assistant Field Manager is to assist Field Managers in providing cash transfer disbursements at public clinics with the goal of increasing immunization coverage and retention. Key duties for this position include: high-quality operations of the program at selected clinics and providing leadership for selected staff members that result in increased immunization coverage and retention while nurturing relationships with employees, clinic staff, and other stakeholders.

Assistant Field Managers are hired full-time and supervise Field Officers at clinics throughout our states of operations. The ideal candidate for this position is someone who is primarily residing in /or who has a free place to stay and willing to relocate to one of the towns/LGAs of the four states of operation.

Context:

Over the past decade, Nigeria has considerably expanded the availability of vaccination services for infants. Despite this progress of vaccine supply, demand for vaccinations remains relatively low. New Incentives encourages caregivers to fully vaccinate their infants with cash transfers conditional on vaccinations, and thereby ensure their babies are protected against deadly diseases. The cash transfers allow the mothers to afford transport to the clinic and compensates them for lost income.

Required Qualifications:

      • Fluency in local languages/dialects spoken in Katsina State, especially Hausa. In your cover letter, please state the names of the languages/dialects you can speak and your fluency level for each language.
      • Minimum of ND, preferably in the field of health or other natural sciences.
      • Willingness to work at remote public clinics and field locations at least 4 - days per week.
      • Experience with the Nigerian health system and clinic documentation, particularly related to infant health and vaccinations.
      • Experience in collecting, synthesizing, and drawing conclusions from (health) data is desirable.
      • Careful attention to financial matters and management of funds.
      • Detail-oriented and diligent professional who is hard-working, result-oriented, and loyal.
      • Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality.
      • Very good verbal and written communication skills, in English, Hausa dialects (verbal and written)
      • Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests.
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Word/Excel, internet browsers, smartphones, and new communications technology in general.
      • Motivation to work in a young organization that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure.
      • Ability to demonstrate good managerial and leadership skills.
    • All submissions should be through breezy.hr by filling out this Google Form questionnaire on or before 11.59 pm of 24-Jan-2022. Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis and are encouraged to not wait until the deadline as decisions for this position could be taken sooner.

This role is open only for internal application and qualified employee are strongly advised to use their official email address to apply.