Damien Foundation Job Recruitment [9 Positions]

Latest Damien Foundation Belgium Jobs Vacancies in Nigeria October, 2021

Damien Foundation Belgium (DFB), Nigeria Project is a charitable Non-Governmental Medical Organization involved in Leprosy and Tuberculosis Control activities in Nigeria since early 90s. The foundation is very popular with her achievement in pioneering Multi-Drug Resistance Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) treatment in the country. She initiated the MDR – TB treatment in collaboration with University College Hospital (UCH) Ibadan in June 2010 and recorded a high treatment success rate.

In over 25 years of operation in Nigeria, the foundation has impacted lives of several Persons Affected with Leprosy (PALs) through free reconstructive surgeries, free prostheses, mobile clinics, social reintegration and social supports to both PALs and their families

Currently, Damien Foundation Nigeria covers a population of over 56 million across nine States (Oyo, Osun, Lagos, Ogun, Ekiti, Kwara and Ondostates) with technical and financial supports in case detection and management in Tuberculosis and Leprosy. The main character of Damien Foundation is the quality of services, which are delivered in close partnership with the community and the Government.

  • Damien Foundation (DFB) is a non-profit humanitarian medical organization affiliated with Damien Foundation Belgium (DFB) and is assisting the Federal Government of Nigeria with the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) in Oyo, Osun, Kwara, Ondo, Ogun, Ekiti and Lagos States. As Sub Recipient (SR) to L under Global Fund Grant, DFB has been vested with the responsibility of implementing Active TB case finding programme in 20 LGAs of Lagos state (Apapa, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ojo, Alimosho, Lagos-Island, Lagos-Mainland, Amuwo- Odofin, Mushin, Kosofe, Ikorodu Badagry, Epe, Eti-Osa, Ibeju-Lekki, Agege, Ifako-Ijaye, Oshodi-Isolo, Shomolu, Surulere and Ikeja).
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Job Title: Laboratory Personnel | Location: Lagos | Damien Foundation

Background

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Process samples for TB screening using multiple techniques.
  • Provides support and back up to the laboratory staff in the assigned facility among other roles.
  • Report weekly and monthly using the summary form to the laboratory Focal Personnel and DFB.

Education / Experience

  • Minimum of Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), while a higher qualification Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience.
  • Must be licensed personnel with the Association of Medical Laboratory Council with current practicing license.
  • At least 2-year cognate working experience on the bench.
  • Must have knowledge of AFB smear microscopy and GeneXpert experience.
  • Previous experience in a related role will also be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Reliable, with high integrity and strong work ethics.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Computer literacy with knowledge in Microsoft office package.
  • Proactive organizational skills.
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.

Age:

  • Not more than 45 years.

Skills:

  • Self-motivated and pro-active.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • Able to manage and prioritize workload.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong team player.
  • Time management skills.

Application Closing Date
13th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Job Title: Finance / Admin Officer | Damien Foundation (DFB) | Location: Lagos

Background

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reviewing all payments to be made for completeness, appropriateness, authorization and availability of funds.
  • Ensuring proper maintenance of all books of account under the supervision of the Finance Manager.
  • Supporting the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial/expense reports including bank and cash reconciliations to be submitted to the Principal Recipient.
  • Handling the timely preparation and submission of taxes due and filing of tax returns, while ensuring that contracts are issued to clients in compliance with DFB HR guidelines.
  • Maintaining payroll and budget spending records, in coordination with the Finance Manager and HR & Operations Department.
  • Working closely with the Finance Manager and Operations & HR Manager to provide the technical team members with advice on activity budgets, relative to procurement of goods and services invoicing and reimbursable expenses, while maintaining a continuous line of communication to clear any financial issues.
  • Assisting all programme staff to reconcile variances that occur in the application of cash and other spending in the course of implementing activities that are in line with the work plans.
  • Reviewing staff timesheets on a weekly and monthly basis, ensuring timeliness, correctness, and compliance with policies and procedures of DFB.
  • Daily posting of financial record or as may be directed by the Finance Manager.
  • Providing support for annual and Quarterly audits, which may include research and reconcilement.
  • Proper archiving of financial and Admin documents – manually and electronically.
  • Ensuring strict adherence to DFB Process, Policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the Finance Manager

Education / Experience

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, Public or Business Administration, or related field OR Degree in another field combined with a professional qualification in accounting or finance (CPA/CIA or equivalent)
  • Job experience: Minimum 3 years of relevant work in NGO, Global fund/ Donor Funded projects.
  • Experience: 3 – 5 years
  • Competency in the use of Accounting Software: Quickbooks (Preferably), SAGE, Navision etc
  • Applicant’s experience must reflect the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

Application Closing Date
13th August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Job Title: Linkage Coordinator | Location: Lagos | Damien Foundation (DFB)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Relate with the PMVs, CPs and Private Health Facilities in their domain.
  • Conduct Community health promotion and education towards demand creation.
  • Escort presumptive identify by PMVs and CPs to DOT for sample collection or (where applicable with IC Knowledge) Collect samples from identified client of the PMVs and CPs
  • Transfer specimen to the laboratory for tests
  • Link positive cases to treatment at the nearest DOTS centres
  • Provide treatment supporting services to identified cases.
  • Assist in defaulter tracking of TB patients.
  • Support active contact tracing for diagnosed TB patient- (using SOP on contact tracing)
  • Collate the PMVs and CPs data on monthly basis and prepare their payment voucher.
  • Report weekly and monthly using the summary form to the DOTs officer, TBLS and DFB
  • Perform other roles as can be assigned by the CTS with directive from DFB.

Education / Experience

  • Minimum of B.Sc. / B.A Degree in relevant field with at least 1 year work experience in a similar role OR OND/NCE in Sciences/JCHEW/CHEW with more than 3 years’ work experience in a similar role
  • Previous leadership experience in a related role will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Reliable, with high integrity and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Computer literacy with knowledge in Microsoft office package.
  • Proactive organizational skills.
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.

Age:

  • Not more than 40 years.

Application Closing Date
13th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Job Title: Community TB Supervisor | Location: Lagos Contract Period: Adhoc Staff – 1 year | Damien Foundation (DFB)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Making sure all Ad-hoc staff that report to you meet performance expectations.
  • Giving instructions or orders to subordinate employees.
  • Ensuring that the work environment is safe, secure and healthy.
  • Meeting deadlines.

Education / Experience

  • Minimum of B.Sc. / B.A in relevant field with at least 1 year work experience in a similar role Or OND / NCE in Sciences / JCHEW / CHEW with more than 3 years’ work experience in a similar role
  • Previous leadership experience in a related role will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Reliable, with high integrity and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Computer literacy with knowledge in Microsoft office package.
  • Proactive organizational skills.
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.

Age:

  • Not more than 40 years.

Coverage Area:

  • 20 LGAs in Lagos State (Apapa, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ojo, Alimosho, Lagos-Island, Lagos-Mainland, Amuwo- Odofin, Mushin, Kosofe, Ikorodu Badagry, Epe, Eti-Osa, Ibeju-Lekki, Agege, Ifako-Ijaye, Oshodi-Isolo, Shomolu, Surulere and Ikeja).

Application Closing Date
13th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job Title: Cough Officer | Location: Lagos | Damien Foundation (DFB)

Background

  • Damien Foundation (DFB) is a non-profit humanitarian medical organization affiliated with Damien Foundation Belgium (DFB) and is assisting the Federal Government of Nigeria with the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) in Oyo, Osun, Kwara, Ondo, Ogun, Ekiti and Lagos States. As Sub Recipient (SR) to L under Global Fund Grant, DFB has been vested with the responsibility of implementing Active TB case finding programme in 20 LGAs of Lagos state (Apapa, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ojo, Alimosho, Lagos-Island, Lagos-Mainland, Amuwo- Odofin, Mushin, Kosofe, Ikorodu Badagry, Epe, Eti-Osa, Ibeju-Lekki, Agege, Ifako-Ijaye, Oshodi-Isolo, Shomolu, Surulere and Ikeja).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the facility staffs at the different OPDs;
  • Provide health Education on TB to all outpatients
  • Visit the different OPDs and identify all patients coughing
  • Enter the coughers name on the community referral register.
  • Escort presumptive TB to the DOTs clinic or where applicable collect the sputum sample from presumptive TB (following Infection Prevention Control guide).
  • Ensure the name of the presumptive TB case are captured on the presumptive clinic register
  • Ensure sputum specimens are taken to the laboratory and results retrieved for diagnosed patients to commence treatment
  • Support active contact tracing for diagnosed TB patients- (refer to SOP on contact tracing)
  • Report weekly and monthly using the summary form to the DOTS officer, TBLS and DFB

Education / Experience

  • Minimum of B.Sc / B.A in relevant field with at least 1 year work experience in a similar role or OND / NCE in Sciences/JCHEW/CHEW with more than 3 years work experience in a similar role.
  • Age: Not more than 45 years.
  • Previous leadership experience in a related role will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Reliable, with high integrity and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Computer literacy with knowledge in Microsoft office package.
  • Proactive organizational skills.
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.

Application Closing Date
13th August, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Job Title: Contact Tracer | Damien Foundation (DFB) | Location: Lagos

Background

  • is a non-profit humanitarian medical organization affiliated with Damien Foundation Belgium (DFB) and is assisting the Federal Government of Nigeria with the National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Control Programme (NTBLCP) in Oyo, Osun, Kwara, Ondo, Ogun, Ekiti and Lagos States. As Sub Recipient (SR) to L under Global Fund Grant, DFB has been vested with the responsibility of implementing Active TB case finding programme in 20 LGAs of Lagos state (Apapa, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ojo, Alimosho, Lagos-Island, Lagos-Mainland, Amuwo- Odofin, Mushin, Kosofe, Ikorodu Badagry, Epe, Eti-Osa, Ibeju-Lekki, Agege, Ifako-Ijaye, Oshodi-Isolo, Shomolu, Surulere and Ikeja).

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To carry out household contact tracing of confirmed TB cases on treatment within the community
  • To screen household members and identify those who are presumptive for TB
  • To collect sputum sample from presumptive TB cases and transport them to laboratory sites.
  • To collect result from the laboratories to the DOTs facilities.
  • Electronic data entry on provided device
  • Carrying out any other duties as directed by the Organization

Education / Experience

  • Minimum of OND / NCE in Sciences / JCHEW / CHEW / B.Sc in Public Health with more than 3 years work experience in a similar role.
  • Previous leadership experience in a related role will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Reliable, with high integrity and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Proactive organizational skills.
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.

Application Closing Date
13th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Job Title: Dispatch Rider | Location: Lagos | Damien Foundation (DFB)
Duration: Adhoc Staff (Contract period 1 year and 4 months)

Background

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Transporting sputum from DOTS facilities and Active TB case search site to the laboratories.
  • To collect result from the laboratories to the DOTS facilities.
  • Electronic data entry on provided device.
  • Carrying out any other duties as directed by the Organization.

Education / Experience

  • Minimum of SSCE or its equivalent and the ability to write and speak English and other local language.
  • 3 – 5 years experience.
  • Sound knowledge about roads / routes within the L.G.A as specified above.
  • Competent in Android phone App usage.
  • Should possess a valid Lagos State based dispatch driver’s license.

Age:

  • Not more 45 years.

Coverage Area:

  • 10 LGAs in Lagos State (Badagry, Epe, Eti-Osa, Ibeju -Lekki, Agege, Ifako-Ijaye, Oshodi-Isolo, Shomolu, Surulere and Ikeja). The Dispatch Riders will work in their respective Local Govt for the Active case findings (ACF) intervention to carry phlegm from DOTs sites to the laboratories.

Application Closing Date
13th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Job Title: Community TB Worker | Damien Foundation (DFB) | Location: Lagos

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct routine door to door search for TB in the community
  • Collect information on persons screened in the households
  • Identify presumptive TB cases using the screening checklist
  • Collect sputum samples if presumptive TB cases are identified in the households
  • Mark the houses visited
  • Transfer specimen to the laboratory for tests
  • Link positive cases to treatment at the nearest DOTS centres.

Education / Experience

  • Minimum of OND / NCE in Sciences / JCHEW / CHEW with more than 3 years work experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience in a related role will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Reliable, with high integrity and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Proactive organizational skills.
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.

Application Closing Date
13th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Job Title: Facility TB Supervisor | Location: Lagos | Duration: Adhoc Staff (Contract Period 1 year)

Background

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Making sure all Ad-hoc staff that report to you meet performance expectations.
  • Giving instructions or orders to subordinate employees.
  • Ensuring that the work environment is safe, secure and healthy.
  • Meeting deadlines.

Education / Experience

  • Minimum of B.Sc / B.A in relevant field with at least 1 year work experience in a similar role or OND / NCE in Sciences/JCHEW/CHEW with more than 3 years work experience in a similar role
  • Previous leadership experience in a related role will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Reliable, with high integrity and strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Computer literacy with knowledge in Microsoft office package.
  • Proactive organizational skills.
  • Ability to keep a positive attitude in a fast-paced environment.

Age:

  • Not more than 40 years.

Coverage Area:

  • 20 LGA’s in Lagos State (Apapa, Ajeromi-Ifelodun, Ojo, Alimosho, Lagos-Island, Lagos-Mainland, Amuwo- Odofin, Mushin, Kosofe, Ikorodu, Badagry, Epe, Eti-Osa, Ibeju-Lekki, Agege, Ifako-Ijaye, Oshodi-Isolo, Shomolu, Surulere and Ikeja).

Application Closing Date
13th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.