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Infectious Disease Control Specialists-Epidemic Preparedness and Response

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CTG stands for Committed To Good. With an ethical approach at the heart of all that we do, it is a description that makes us proud. Respect for the fundamental human rights of our staff, and those our staff encounter, is a cornerstone of our values. We strive for gender equality, inclusion and diversity, providing fair and equal opportunities for all. We take a zero tolerance approach to corruption and stay true to local labour laws and all local statutory requirements.
In operation since 2006, today we are honoured to serve clients in 15 fragile and conflict-affected states assisting with disaster relief, peace building, humanitarian aid and development programmes through our specialised recruitment, HR management and operational services.
Overview of position
The consultants will be responsible for the support and implementation of COVID 19 response & preparedness related activities in the geographic area of concern.
Role objectives
  • Develop strategies to improve Infection Control practices in all health facilities where clients works.
  • This includes developing IC country/region-specific policies, practical guidance and technical brief for the missions and projects taking in consideration the local specificities.
  • Conduct in-deep assessments & analysis of the current situation in terms of administrative, environmental and personal protective measures needed
  • As a result of the a/m assessment & analysis, she/he shall propose a plan of action for implementation of improvements
  • Support the introduction of IC Committees in health facilites
  • Put in place a follow-up & monitoring scheme of the IC measures in liaison with IC Committees and IC officers of relevant field missions.
  • Actively participate in discussions, the conception and in the design process of all construction & rehabilitation of facilities located in projects in particular with regard to improving natural ventilation.
  • Propose/facilitate regional trainings and joint field visits with IC officers in different countries.
  • Participate in internal and external IC network (e.g. consulting engineers on biosafety measures, constructors on planned modifications, etc).
Project reporting
This position reports to the Project Manager
Key competencies Education:
– University degree in Epidemiology or Public Health or a related field from an accredited institution with a minimum of four years of experience in supporting the district or national health surveillance program.


– Operational and field experience in outbreak preparedness and response, in public health, epidemiology, and risk communication interventions;
– Knowledge of Infection, Prevention and Control (IPC) measures for outbreak response and preparedness.
– Operational and field experience in migration, refugee and displaced persons’ health-related issues, programme development, including experience in evaluating health programs and protocols;
– Knowledge of structures and functions of national and international health agencies, donors and organizations;
– Familiarity with the health sector in the African region, with Somalia experience an advantage

Team management
This role may involve team coordination and supervision
Further information
This is a future vacancy to support the pandemic outbreak.
We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization’s page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.


This job has expired.