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Program Implementation Intern, Deworm the World at Evidence Action

Program Implementation Intern, Deworm the World at Evidence Action.

Program Implementation Intern, Deworm the World at Evidence Action

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Evidence Action scales proven interventions that improve the lives of millions. We only implement cost-effective programs whose efficacy is backed by substantial rigorous evidence. We identify innovative, appropriate financing mechanisms and build best-practice operational models.

Program Implementation Intern, Deworm the World

  • Internships / Volunteering  , Project Management 

Job purpose

  • The Program Implementation Intern, Deworm the World, will work closely with team members to ensure the successful planning and execution of deworming treatment activities and tasks under the National School-Based Deworming Program.

Duties and responsibilities:
Program Management Support:

  • Update training materials based on recommendations and requests received from Program partners.
  • Contribute to the review of training materials at all stages of implementation.
  • Participate in field activities in which government and other partners are invited to ensure clarity of implementation components as observed in the field.
  • Document the challenges experienced during program implementation.
  • Participate in the execution of program training activities and meetings.
  • Support in scheduling county meetings for the National School-Based Deworming Program.
  • Follow up events of deworming day for any reports of severe adverse events and report on this to the Associate Manager.
  • Document any unique features from counties and sub-counties that may require special attention from the program.
  • Assist in the development of the program budget.
  • Provide support on documentation of internal and external meetings.
  • Support in the tracking of sub-county training dates and venues and the Master Trainer schedule.
  • Support in the follow-up, tracking, and reconciliation of program financial returns.

Printing and materials:

  • Monitor the progress of printing work and conduct periodic physical spot checks to ascertain adherence to quality, printing timelines, and packing requirements.
  • Develop labels and sub-county packaging summaries to be used for identification of materials packaged for each sub-county and maintain back-up hard and soft copy documentation of print all tasks (labels, summaries, delivery notes, all versions of training materials).
  • Print Form P and other program materials internally.
  • Manage materials dispatch by supervising loading, briefing transporters, accompanying materials to the field (if necessary), and ensuring appropriate storage and use of any excess materials.
  • Coordinate pick-up of materials by Sub County Directors of Education from the county HQ and oversee the distribution of materials to Sub-counties for sufficiency at all levels of the cascade.
  • Ensure appropriate materials distribution to and within counties and sub-counties.

Drugs:

  • Support in the tracking of drugs delivery to regional depots or county headquarters and final dispatch to the Sub-counties.
  • Communicate with counties to inform them about the arrival of drugs at their regional depots, the dates when they should start collecting the drugs, and the funds available for this exercise.
  • Communicate with sub-county medical officers of health to inform them about the arrival of drugs, collection timing, and funds available.
  • Support in monitoring the delivery of drugs to teacher training sessions to ensure all schools receive sufficient drugs for the deworming day.
  • Monitor drug pick-up by all sub-counties’ medical officers.
  • Report on the drug distribution chain after requisition and implementation.

Supervision:

  • Supervise casuals during the packing of training materials.

Requirements
Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Program Management | Community Development | Community Health or a relevant field.
  • Graduates who are not more than two years out of university (post-graduation) are encouraged to apply.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, working across teams and cultures.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to juggle multiple projects at once.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be a productive member of a community of people at work, respecting differences while working toward shared goals.
  • Close attention to detail and accuracy; personal initiative; reliability, flexibility, and follow-up.
  • Proficiency using standard office software and demonstrated skill with web research tools
  • Discretion and ability to handle confidential issues.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Evidence Action on apply.workable.com to apply

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