VIRTUAL HEALTH SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENT SERVICES (VHSE )
Invites applications from suitable qualified professionals for the following positions on PART-TIME and FULL-TIME arrangement
- COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
- MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS.
- MEDICAL LAB SCIENTIST.
- PUBLIC SPEAKERS/
- HUMAN RESOURCES PERSONNEL.
- ADMIN OFFICER.
- PUBLIC RELATION OFFICERS
- SALES REPS.
OFFICE WORKERS ( Since adequate training would be given).
– HOW TO APPLY-
Interested and qualified applicants should apply via SMS with necessary details including:
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Responsibilities: See Description.See Description
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Education requirements:See Description
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Qualification requirements:1 year in Healthcare & Nursing Jobs
Experience and skills requirements:See DescriptionSee Description
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Employment type: Full-time
Work hours: 40 hours per week
Save the Children
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.
Child Safeguarding – Level 3.
- The responsibilities of this post may require the post holder to have regular contact with children and young people. In the overseas context all posts are considered to be level 3 posts in view of potential situations which may allow staff unsupervised access to vulnerable children and young people.
- As part of these responsibilities the post holder will support the establishment of child safeguarding systems, promote a culture of keeping children safe, and ensure that potential harm to children (by our own staff and/or as a result of how we do our work) is identified and addressed on an ongoing basis. The post holder should report and respond to interventions as determined by position related responsibilities identified in the Child Safeguarding Policy.
- This role will provide strategic leadership on advocacy for all health projects and by collaborating closely with all the Health Advocacy Advisors, Coordinators and Officers in all the national and field offices – ensuring that they work effectively as a coordinated team spearheading SC’s influencing of governments and partners.
- S/he will work closely with the, State Project Managers and Chief of Party at National & States on the implementation of the advocacy, campaign, media, social mobilization and communication strategy in Project State. S/he will also be expected to contribute to the implementation of wider Save the Children Advocacy and Campaign Strategy.
- S/he will coordinate and oversee monthly, quarterly and annual advocacy reports that feeds into donors report.
- S/he will work closely with state Child Health & Immunization Specialist (CHIS) and the SBCC teams to develop relevant materials (briefs/messages) and undertake actions to create enabling environment and promote sustainability (increasing government commitment and action) of projects.
- S/he will lead on health policy analysis and support the design and implementation of the programme within the right based programming approach.
- S/he will be responsible for leading on the development and delivery of health advocacy and financing strategy within the context of Universal Health Care.
- S/he will support the State Project Manage and the Chief of Party to promote pro-poor governance agenda in the delivery of primary health care with focus on improving quality and access to Health services and strengthening the health systems at all levels of government.
Key Areas of Accountability
- Develop and lead policy and research on health financing, health systems and Universal Health Coverage, especially for influencing national and state processes and discussions
- Support actively in the process of developing the programme short- and long-term governance and advocacy agendas. Particularly as it relates to exploring governance-related barriers to the elimination of exclusion and inequity.
- Develop and deliver advocacy strategies to influence relevant stakeholders and achieve health policy changes at national and State levels
- Play a leading role in establishing Pneumonia & infectious disease sensitive working groups at state level
- Take lead in raising awareness and garnering more commitment towards Childhood Pneumonia
- Organize major advocacy activities including commemoration of relevant International Child Health Days
- Ensure clear linkage between programmatic approaches and advocacy strategies.
- Contribute to the development of annual work plans, budgets, reports and document case studies and success stories on the relevant projects.
- Contribute to the priorities of health projects by undertaking other responsibilities as required including supporting Save the Children’s Every Last Child campaign and strategy.
Communication and Representation:
- Work with the Project Manager, and relevant advisers to develop case studies for the project and ensure that these meet Save the Children Child Safeguarding Policies (CSP),
- Develop compelling communications materials for the project based on lessons learned and experiences from the project for print and online. More specifically, ensure Childhood Pneumonia is recognized as a leading killer of children under the age of five.
- Produce reports, position papers, briefing papers, policy advocacy messaging and presentations for internal and external audiences, as directed.
- Organise events on health issues, including small high-level seminars and conferences
- Develop and maintain a professional network for governance issues within Nigeria and within SC globally.
- Organise events for dissemination of important information and messages
Skills and Behaviours (our Values in Practice)
- Holds self- accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values
- Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities – giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved
- Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the same
- Widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others
- Future orientated, thinks strategically
- Build strong influencing networks among policy makers, donors and CSOs to push the UHC agenda
- Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supporters
- Values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength
- Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to
- Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions
- Willing to take disciplined risks
- Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity
- Level of Education – Post Graduate
- Specified Study Area – Public Health / Development Economics/ Financial Economics / Development Studies
- Desired Number of Years’ experience -7 (in health/development advocacy with a focus on health financing, health governance and enhanced voice and accountability)
- Language Requirements: English – Excellent. Knowledge of local language is an asset.
- Level of IT Expertise Required – Excellent
- Profound knowledge in Nigeria governance and health systems and political terrains
- Strong knowledge of global health policy goals and commitments
- Ability to write strong position papers and policy briefings
- Strong analytical framework to clearly articulate and communicate our policy positions
- Ability to be strategic and proactive when required to be able to keep advocacy plans dynamic and aligned to new policy and political developments
- Ability to clearly communicate and easily relate to federal state authorities
- Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment
- Comply with the requirements of Save the Children’s commitment to protect children in accordance with the Child Safeguarding Policy.
Prior Experience Expectations:
- Building external networks
- Health financing background
- Strategic Planning
- Governance and Gender advocacy
- Enhanced voice accountability
- Training and Facilitation
UNICEF Health Specialist (Quality of Care), NO-3, Abuja, Nigeria #111413
Job no: 526264
Work type: Temporary Appointment
Categories: Health, NO-3
Global health policies and attention have continued to recognize the inseparable linkages in life and health needs of mothers, newborn, and children. Quality and continuum of care are increasingly recognized internationally as critical aspects of maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) agenda. Limited progress in maternal newborn and child health outcomes all over the world has reinforced attention beyond scale of MNCH interventions to include quality of service delivery: scale and quality underlie effectiveness of health interventions. Universal coverage of effective interventions which integrate care throughout the lifecycle, and support health system strengthening is the panacea to addressing missed opportunities for maximizing benefits and outcomes for women and children.
Nigeria has the second highest burden of maternal mortality in the world and contributes about 15% of the annual total global maternal deaths and the country’s neonatal death rate is high (37/1,000 live births, highest in Africa and only second to China globally). The burden of infant mortality, under-5 mortality, and adolescent morbidity and mortality is also high in Nigeria. The leading causes of both maternal, neonatal and childhood deaths as well as adolescent mortality and morbidity in Nigeria are preventable or easily treatable conditions. Overall, the RMNCAH status in Nigeria is poor, and poor QoC has been identified as a major factor associated with the RMNCAH situation in the country, and lack of considerable progress in Nigeria’s RMNCAH indicators over the MDG period. Nigeria is highly committed to improving RMNCAH program within agenda for improved health and well-being for women, neonates, children, and adolescents, towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), especially the health-focused goal (SDG 3). Meeting SDG3 in Nigeria requires at least a 150 percent acceleration in the current rate of under-5 mortality reduction (2011 to 2017). Reducing Under-5 mortality rate in Nigeria from current figures of 120 to 25 deaths per thousand live births (SDG target) entails the saving of additional 609,065 lives annually.
UNICEF is committed to supporting Nigeria’s efforts towards attaining Sustainable Development Goals. Current UNICEF support prioritize comprehensive support to integrated PHC services through investments in upstream policy reviews, development and adoptions, infrastructure upgrade and repairs, human resource for health development and management, procurement of essential medicines and supplies with associated strengthening of logistics management systems, community education and mobilization for improved demand for PHC services. This program supports the delivery of MNCH interventions along the continuum of care from pregnancy, through delivery, newborn, childhood to adolescent periods using three delivery platforms – health facilities, outreaches and community levels. Priority interventions include antenatal care, delivery services, post-natal care, and integrated management of childhood illnesses (IMCI) including routine immunization.
Community health interventions supported by UNICEF complete the link between facility-based interventions and health activities within households. Community volunteers promote key household practices and improve access to treatment services within communities: Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) of malaria, pneumonia, and diarrhea, and mobile outreach services are supported by this program as equity-based approaches that extend services to underserved hard-to-reach communities. MNCH interventions are complemented by investments in other sectors – nutrition, Water Sanitation and Hygiene, Child Protection, and Social Protection. RMNCAH QoC is intrinsic within the operations highlighted above.
UNICEF works with key government of Nigeria partners at the federal and state levels in seeking alignment, prioritization, and coordination of interventions. UNICEF further collaborates with other development partners, implementing agencies, NGOs, regulatory and professional associations to advance MNCH and quality improvement interventions.
- Support to program development and planning
- Support/contribute to the preparation/design and conduct/update of situation analysis for the sector/s to establish a strategic plan for development, design and management of health-related programs. Keep abreast of development trends to enhance program management, efficiency and delivery.
- Participate in strategic program discussion on the planning of health program. Formulate, design and prepare a sector of the health program proposal, ensuring alignment with the overall UNICEF’s Strategic Plans and Country Program and coherence/integration with UN Development Assistance Framework (UNDF), regional strategies and national priorities, plans and competencies.
- Establish specific program goals, objectives and strategies and implementation plans based on results-based planning terminology and methodology (RBM). Prepare required documentations for program review and approval.
- Work closely and collaboratively with internal and external colleagues and partners to discuss strategies and methodologies and to determine national priorities/competencies to ensure the achievement of concrete and sustainable results.
- Provide technical and operational support throughout all stages of programming processes and to ensure integration, coherence and harmonization of programs/projects with other UNICEF sectors and achievement of results as planned and allocated.
- Program management, monitoring and delivery of results
- Plan and/or collaborate with internal and external partners to establish monitoring benchmarks, performance indicators and other UNICEF/UN system indicators and measurement to assess/strengthen performance accountability, coherence and delivery of concrete and sustainable results for the assigned sector in health programs.
- Participate in monitoring and evaluation exercises, program reviews and annual sectoral reviews with government and other counterparts to assess progress and to determine required action/interventions to achieve results.
- Prepare/assess monitoring and evaluation reports to identify gaps, strengths/weaknesses in program and management, identify lessons learned and use knowledge gained for development planning and timely intervention to achieve goals.
- Actively monitor programs/projects through field visits, surveys and/or exchange of information with partners/stakeholders to assess progress, identify bottlenecks and potential problems and take timely decisions to resolve issues and/or refer to relevant officials for timely resolution.
- Monitor and verify the optimum/appropriate use of sectoral program resources (financial, administrative and other assets) confirming compliance with organizational rules, regulations/procedures and donor commitments, standards of accountability and integrity and ensuring timely reporting and liquidation of resources.
- Prepare regular/mandated program/project reports for management, donors and partners to keep them informed of program progress.
- Technical and operational support to program implementation
- Provide technical guidance and operational support to government counterparts, NGO partners, UN system partners and other country office partners/donors on interpretation, application and understanding of UNICEF policies, strategies, processes and best practices and approaches on health and related issues to support program development planning, management, implementation and delivery of results.
- Participate in discussions with national partners/clients/stakeholders to promote health and development issues especially in the areas of gender, emergency preparedness and maternal, neonatal and child survival and development.
- Draft policy papers, briefs and other strategic program materials for management use, information and/or consideration.
- Participate in emergency preparedness initiatives program development and contingency planning and/or to respond to emergencies in country or where designated
- Networking and partnership building
- Build and sustain effective close working partnerships with health sector government counterparts, national stakeholders and global partners/allies/donors/academia through active networking, advocacy and effective communication to build capacity and exchange knowledge/expertise to facilitate the achievement of program goals on children rights and social justice/equity.
- Prepare communication and information materials for CO program advocacy to promote awareness, establish partnership/alliances and support fund raising for health programs (maternal, neonatal and child survival and development).
- Participate and/or represent UNICEF in appropriate inter-agency (UNCT) discussions and planning on health and related issues to collaborate with inter-agency partners/colleagues on UNDAF planning and preparation of health programs/projects ensuring organizational position, interests and priorities are fully considered and integrated in the UNDAF process in development planning and agenda setting.
- Innovation, knowledge management and capacity building
- Apply/introduce innovative approaches and good practice to build the capacity of partners and stakeholders and to support the implementation and delivery of concrete and sustainable program results.
- Keep abreast and conduct research to provide evidence for implementation of best and cutting edge practices in health.
- Assess, institutionalize and share best practices and knowledge learned.
- Contribute to the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure optimum efficiency and efficacy of sustainable programs and projects.
- Organize and implement capacity building initiatives to enhance the competencies of clients/stakeholders to promote sustainable results on health-related programs/projects.
To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…
- An Advanced University Degree in public health/nutrition, paediatric health, family health, health research, global/international health, health policy and/or management, environmental health sciences, biostatistics, socio-medical, health education, epidemiology or other health related science is required.
- A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in public health/nutrition planning and management and/or in relevant areas of maternal and neonatal health care, health emergency/humanitarian preparedness, at the international level some of which preferably in a developing country is required. Relevant experience in health/nutrition program/project development and management in any UN system agency or organization is an asset.
- Language Requirements:
- Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official UN language or a local language is an asset
Xenair Occupational Health Specialist
We are currently looking for an experienced Occupational Health Specialist to join our friendly team, supporting our company.
Responsibilities:• Will be part of a team to deliver an Occupational Health Service to support the entire QR Group to include HIA Staff. Will carry out pre-employment health checks and medical screening and part of health Surveillances Program. Will manage occupational related medical cases.
- Liaise with managers to on their individual cases using the Occupational Health Service.
- Keeps managers up to date with developments in Occupational Medicine that could impact on their areas of work.
- Work the Line Manager to ensure the Occupational Health Service delivers best practice even in areas where regulatory standards are unavailable.
- Help deliver the Occupational Health Service to all Company grades as seen appropriate.
- Performing pre-employment health screening on all staff.
- Actively manage medical cases where work may have impacted on health or where health may impact on the future ability of staff to continue working.
- Advise managers on practical measures to reduce risks from workplace hazards and on suitable control measures.
- Support cases and liaise with external medical providers, including general and specialist doctors to ensure appropriate occupational health management.
- Provide specialist consultative medical advice to staff, regarding most occupational medicine-related conditions or issues, such as in occupational dermatitis giving practical tips to staff members such as protecting skin from petrol oils and lubricants, the use of moisturizers and barrier creams.
- Help assist the Company’s Occupational Health & Safety Team, by giving medical advice for risk assessments, reasonable adjustments and the choice and use of PPE, as directed by the LOHA. This will ensure recommendations are in line with best practice and in keeping with legal requirements
- Liaise with the management on matters related to Occupational Health and raise awareness for occupational health-related medical issues within the business, such as the principles of risk assessment, use of control measures and reasonable adjustments in fields such as manual handling confined spaces and working at height
- Assist with the delivery of health educational and wellbeing programs for the Group
Qualification requirements: 5 years in Healthcare & Nursing Jobs
Experience and skills requirements:>>The successful for that role you should have Bachelors degree or Equivalent, in addition to a recognised Post >>Graduate Nursing qualification in Occupational Medicine.
>>You must be an expert with minimum of 5 years of job related experience.
>>You must have worked in a Commercial or Industrial Occupational Health Department.
>>Previous experience in the Aviation Setting is a plus.
>>Previous management experience of Occupational Health Department with teaching/training experience.
>>Ability to delegate work, set clear direction and manage workflow.
>>Strong mentoring and coaching skills.
>>Ability to train and develop subordinate’s skills.
>>Ability to foster teamwork among team members.
Applicants can apply by Using ANY of the under listed methods :
>>Forward your Application letter, CV and a page Resume to xenair @outlook.com
>>Comment your CV or Resume to the comment box.
>>Upload your CV directly and click apply.
Calls are only allowed between the hours of 8AM – 5.30PM MON – SAT ONLY.
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Job ID: 13-10783 Location: Abuja Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group) Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group Project/Program: P000 – Proposal Overview
Management Sciences for Health (MSH)
Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking a Chief of Party for a potential 5-year, Gates Foundation, Tobacco Control Policy Implementation Fund for Africa Program.
This program/grant will be used to assist up to five countries that have signed on to the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control in sub-Saharan Africa to advance the implementation of their national tobacco control policies through results-based, catalytic grants and peer-to-peer learning.
Specific Responsibilities The Project Director is responsible for the following:
Lead, manage, and monitor the overall program across 3-5 countries, and is accountable for project deliverables and results.
Conduct solicitation process for program grants to identify 3-5 grantee countries for catalytic funding.
Work with technical partners and grantees to conduct capacity assessments, determine capacity development needs and facilitate/coordinate the provision of effective short-term technical assistance to respond to those needs.
Champion the project’s vision and technical strategy; documentation and communication; client(s) stakeholder(s) relationships; coordination and synergy with other MSH projects and internal operations units, and contribute to business development activities.
Safeguard MSH’s reputation by ensuring that financial, contractual, technical, and political integrity is maintained and strengthened.
Negotiate grant awards with Ministries of Health/Tobacco Control Programs, including terms, objectives, milestones and deliverables, budgets, and reporting.
Together with the project’s Grants Manager, develop results-based grant agreements based on results-based funding principles, including milestones and deliverables, payment structure, and incentives.
Lead development of annual learning labs with grantees and technical partners to ensure best practices and innovation dissemination and peer learning.
Develop (update and adapt as needed) and execute program results framework, performance monitoring plan, management and performance dashboard (with DREAM@MSH staff), and annual work plans as per contract/agreement requirements, MSH technical frameworks and standards, and RMS guidelines.
Ensure appropriate and timely documentation and dissemination of key results and deliverables for maximum program impact and business development using a variety of communication strategies and media.
Ensure effective contract/agreement implementation in strict compliance with contract/ agreement clauses, MSH and donor policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Ensure project staffing, structure and reporting relationships are aligned with project needs, local context and available resources and provide mentorship to the project team as per MSH policies and guidelines.
Liaise with MSH local and home office staff to ensure technical and administrative quality and efficiency in the implementation of the project.
Qualifications and Experience
Master’s degree in Public Health, Administration, or a related discipline (MPH, MBA or other).
Minimum of 10 years, 12 preferred of progressively responsible related experience required, and previous experience as program director in public health projects; tobacco control program experience a plus.
Prior experience and success directing similar or larger international donor-funded projects.
Ability to manage the donor, government counterparts, and technical partners, oversee the budget and understand the implementation challenges and solutions.
Previous experience in capacity building and development with partner organizations.
Experience negotiating with governments.
Experience with results or performance based funding.
Experience in monitoring program results and deliverables, ability to co-design M&E plans and analyze M&E data.
Ability to identify best practices and innovations and build learning events around such results.
Company Description: The Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a global health nonprofit organization, uses proven approaches developed over 40 years to help leaders, health managers, and communities in developing nations build stronger health systems for greater health impact. We work to save lives by closing the gap between knowledge and action in public health
Job ID: 13-10765
Group/Office: PDG (Program Delivery Group)
Dept/Unit: PDGGEN – Program Delivery Group
Project/Program: A607 – Nigeria Global Fund RSSH
Reports To: Director Lab
- The overarching aim of the GF Resilient & Sustainable Systems for Health [RSSH] project is to improve the health and well-being of the Nigerian people by identifying and addressing systemic issues affecting the optimal delivery of health services in Nigeria. The resulting high-level interventions have been designed to follow the Global Fund’s framework for [RSSH] that is built on the essential building blocks of WHO for a well-functioning health system, including community systems strengthening (CSS) as another critical component to be addressed in support of RSSH.
- The RSSH grant is designed to strengthen the Nigerian health system across the HIV, TB, and Malaria program areas. In doing so it’ll have interventions targeted at the HMIS, PSM & Lab system strengthening areas. There’s also the additional dimension of the innovative “State approach” to be piloted in the three states of Oyo, Kaduna & Imo. The state approach covers elements like public financial management, support for health insurance and health sector coordination among others. Laboratory system strengthening aims to improve laboratory operations for optimal patient care, treatment, disease surveillance and response, biosafety and policy development.
- In vitro diagnostics (IVD) are essential for advancing universal health coverage, addressing health emergencies and promoting healthier populations – the three strategic priorities of WHO General Programme of Work 2019 – 2023. WHO has an essential list of in-vitro diagnostics (EDL) 2018 and 2019 which it recommends for use in countries. Countries are expected to decide which IVDs to select and where to use them, depending on the country’s epidemiology, human resources and infrastructure.
- This activity is to hire a national consultant who will in collaboration with an international consultant provided by WHO work to develop a national EDL for Nigeria. The Nigerian national EDL will be aligned with the National Medical Laboratory Policy and the Nigerian Medical Laboratory Strategic Plan both of which are in the process of being reviewed.
The key objective for this short-term consultancy is:
- To develop an Essential In-vitro Diagnostics List (EDL) for use in Nigeria.
Specific Terms of Reference
- Undertake a thorough review of the WHO’s 2018 and 2019 EDL
- Undertake a thorough review of Nigerian demographics and burden of disease, treatment facilities; access to reagents and basic infrastructure; training and experience of available personnel; local and unmet testing gaps; supply chain and transport links; facility quality assurance coverage and capacity; local availability of treatments; financial resources; information technology capabilities; local disease elimination priorities; and environmental factors
- Use the information to adapt the WHO’s EDL to suit the national need.
- Produce an EDL list for the different levels of health care delivery systems in Nigeria – primary, secondary and tertiary.
- Produce comprehensive report of the consultancy.
- Expected completion Period: Consultancy will span the period August – October 2019
- Estimated level of effort: 10 working days in total.
- Prepare detailed report of all consultations (with pictorial evidences where necessary).
- Provide comprehensive report on stakeholders’ engagement, recommendations and presentations (with pictorial evidences).
- Prepare a detailed design/scope and strategy employed in the development of the national EDL
- Report of the development of the national EDL.
- Final Draft copy of the Nigerian National Essential In-Vitro Diagnostic List.
Qualifications and Experience
- A Medical Laboratory Professional with a minimum of Master’s degree in the Life Sciences.
- Advanced degree (Masters Level) in Public Health will be an advantage.
Essential Experience required:
- 8 – 10 years’ experience working in public health and global health at the national and regional level.
- Must be familiar with Nigerian healthcare delivery systems and structures especially as it relates to laboratory services
- Demonstrable Experience in developing selection criteria, procurement and management of diagnostics
John Snow Incorporated (JSI)
John Snow Incorporated (JSI) is a public health research and technical assistant firm dedicated to improving the health of individuals and communities throughout the world
It manages the USAID/DELIVER PROJECT and the Supply Chain Management System (SCMS) project in the Nigeria office
Country-Level Finance & Administrative Consultant Position Category: Local hire, paid in country Starting Date: 16th September, 2019 Description The Child Health Task Force has partnered with JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. (JSI) & the Sonder Collective to support the ministries of health in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Nigeria in re-imagining approaches to technical assistance using human-centered design (HCD), with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through This approach focuses on the needs and motivations of the end users of technical assistance for the development of new model (s) of providing technical assistance that is effective, systematic, and country-driven Ultimately, with these re-imagined models to technical assistance (TA), the project aims to enable countries to better implement evidence-based, integrated, Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Health Systems Strengthening (MNCH/HSS) interventions in order to accelerate achievement of the Sustainable Development Goal targets of reduced mortality and improved wellbeing in the DRC and Nigeria
Project activities will take place from 2018-2020 and aim to achieve: A deep understanding of barriers and challenges with current technical assistance delivery; An exploration of diverse opportunities for future technical assistance delivery; A co-designed set of prototypes for future technical assistance delivery; and A documented roadmap for the implementation of future technical assistance delivery
The project’s Theory of Change (ToC) illustrates that the engagement of the right stakeholders is a precondition to the goal of adoption and acceptance of new models created out of this process
Responsibilities The CHTF Junior consultant will provide short-term support to the project team which is comprised of human centered design (HCD) experts, a documentation and evaluation consultant, stakeholder and coordination consultant and JSI advisors The consultant will provide administrative and financial support to the project team as needed for the remainder of the program through March, 2020
The Consultant will work with the project team to: Coordinate with the local stakeholder engagement consultant and HQ JSI team; Lead in-country logistics and support for meetings, including paying local vendors and participant per diem; Assist with the identification and booking of appropriate venue for workshops; Support the local consultant to make appointments and conduct interviews with key informants about technical assistance; Support the planning of 3 workshops with members of the national Child Health technical working group (CH TWG) and selected stakeholders (e.g
major donors in CH at national and state level); and Support the facilitation of our work with the MOH, national CH TWG, and CH TF to implement the new technical assistance model and document the approach(es)
Ability to communicate effectively Prior administrative and finance program experience Experience in child health programming and knowledge of Nigeria health system and partners Excellent writing and oral presentation skills Language: English
Salary Commensurate with experience