public-health-jobs-in-Nigeria-ICAP at Columbia University

Pediatric /PMTCT Advisor

Location:  Lagos,

NGCAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City, seeks highly qualified candidates to serve as pediatric /PMTCT Advisors in Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Adamawa, and Niger States in Nigeria. The incumbent will be responsible for managing the strategic provision of technical assistance at the State level with the goal of achieving and maintaining HIV epidemic control, improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.

Qualifications and Requirements:

ICAP seeks highly qualified and experienced candidates to fill the pediatric/PMTCT Advisor positions by October 2019. The successful candidate will hold an MBBS (or international equivalent), or MPH and a minimum of five (5) years of experience in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of HIV-related programs for expanded care and treatment, prevention, and surveillance in resource-limited settings

The incumbents will have a demonstrated track record working on US Government-supported PEPFAR programs. including program planning, monitoring and evaluation. The pediatric /PMTCT Advisor will also have experience working effectively as a part of diverse staff teams, and contributing to successful collaborations with donors, state ministries of health, and civil society.

McKinsey & Company Associate (Healthcare) – Africa Delivery Hub

 McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We are the trusted advisor to the world’s leading businesses, governments, and institutions.We work with leading organizations across the private, public and social sectors. Our scale, scope, and knowledge allow us to address problems that no one else can. We have deep functional and industry expertise as well as breadth of geographical reach. We are passionate about taking on immense challenges that matter to our clients and, often, to the world.

We work with our clients as we do with our colleagues. We build their capabilities and leadership skills at every level and every opportunity. We do this to help build internal support, get to real issues, and reach practical recommendations. We bring out the capabilities of clients to fully participate in the process and lead the ongoing work.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

Undergraduate & doctorate/advanced degree in Medicine / Pharmacy / Public Health or related disciplines with an excellent academic record (MD/MPH or PhD)

7+ years of experience in development-consulting style position or working in a public or social sector institution

Experience working in Africa is a strong plus

Demonstrate sound reasoning and critical thinking skills

Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities

Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization

Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in writing – in English. French speaking proficiency is an advantage. SEE: Public Health NGO’s Salaries In Nigeria

Who You’ll Work With

You’ll work in teams of typically 3 – 5 consultants, playing an active role in all aspects of client engagement. This includes gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, and developing and communicating recommendations. You’ll also have the opportunity to present results to client management and implement recommendations in collaboration with client team members.

Technical Officer (Health & Nutrition Services)

Company Name : FHI 360

Location:  Dikwa, NG

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.

Northeast Nigeria is currently facing a growing humanitarian crisis with a vast number of Internally Displaced Persons in need of emergency assistance. These IDPs are living among host communities, lacking access to livelihoods and resources, ultimately leading to unprecedented levels of malnutrition and food insecurity. FHI 360 has been working in Nigeria for over 30 years and is now expanding activities in Borno state to respond to the IDP crisis.

Duties And Responsibilities

Provide day to day technical and programmatic support related nutritional and integrated medical services at the facility level guided by strategies and approaches related to the implementation programs.

Contribute to the development of lessons learned from programs and projects related to nutritional and integrated medical services and apply these lessons to modify existing programs and improve the design of new programs.

Assist in strengthening a system of reporting on program progress against stated objectives and monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

Contribute to the development of program strategies, subproject documents and work plans.

Sensitize main stakeholders on CMAM and need for support and commitment for long term access to life saving activities for children; at this stage the overall entry/exit strategy can be shared emphasizing the vital role of the stakeholders to make this happen

Works closely with assigned team to ensure activities are implemented according to standard operating procedures (SOP’s).

Build capacity of Community Health Workers (CHWs) through organized trainings.

Qualifications and Requirements:

MB.BS/MD/PHD or similar degree with 1 to 3 years relevant experience in clinical care with a sound understanding of humanitarian integrated health program delivery in resource constrained settings.

Possession of an MPH or post graduate degree in a related field is required.

Familiarity with Nigerian public health sector systems and NGOs and CBOs is highly desirable.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package , professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Epidemiologist (Biostatistics)

Xyples LLC – Lagos

The Epidemiologist collects, analyzes, interprets, and presents health data pertinent to the City; implements local surveillance and research activities; manages assigned programs, projects, or activities involving the collection, interpretation, assessment, evaluation, and use of data and information; and performs other related work as required. This position performs various functions related to the gathering and analysis of health statistical data and information as well as providing assistance to program staff in support of the planning, development, administration, and evaluation of programs. Typical duties include:

Designing and implementing survey instruments and procedures for quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis;

Developing evaluation tools, monitoring, and tracking procedures, and defining objectives and supporting tasks;

Planning, conducting, and evaluating original clinical or population-based surveys and epidemiological research projects and disseminating findings to appropriate parties;

Presenting epidemiological research data and findings to a wide range of professionals, policymakers, community planning groups, and during conferences and research meetings;

Preparing reports, presentations, and scientific papers based on hypothesis and results; participating in conferences, meetings, and seminars relating to the causation, spread, and prevention of diseases; preparing accurate statistical and narrative reports, computer documentation, and other written materials;

Planning, conducting, and evaluating epidemiological activities to determine patterns of disease and of the determinants of health;

Monitoring and analyzing State, County, City, and census tract-level data to identify trends and progress towards national goals;

Analyzing and evaluating statistical data analysis techniques; developing and managing various databases to support analytical and reporting methodology;

Utilizing statistical techniques and software to assess the health status of the community and evaluate the effectiveness of agency activities directed at improving community health indicators;

Working with community health professionals assisting with epidemiological aspects of planning, design, methodology, and data collection;

Maintaining accurate records and files related to work performed; preparing and updating documentation regarding assigned projects;

May lead assigned support staff and work related to research and evaluation; and

Performing related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Education

Possession of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in health science, epidemiology, mathematics, statistics, or a related field

AND

Experience

Two (2) years of experience designing, conducting, analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating epidemiological, research or evaluation studies.

Progressively responsible related experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in epidemiology, biostatistics or a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.

Other Requirements:

Knowledge and Abilities: Knowledge of: Principles and procedures of epidemiology, including design analysis, and evaluation of surveillance systems; principles and practices of statistical analysis, including geospatial analysis; methods of collecting and analyzing data, including computer processing methods used to generate, organize, and display data; current applicable databases and data systems commonly used in Public Health; and standard office practices and procedures, including the operation of standard office equipment.

Ability to: Research, gather, analyze, summarize, and present statistical health data and information; interpret, monitor, and ensure compliance with applicable research and data protection policies, codes, and regulations; prepare clear, concise, and professional reports, analyzes, and any written correspondences; exercise sound independent judgment within established procedural guidelines; plan, organize, and complete assigned work in a timely manner; maintain accurate records and files; communicate effectively before groups; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work;

Training: 3 months of training

Probation: 3 months and 12 months for employment date

Location: Lagos

Experience: None required but must be matured, professional always and love using computer all-day

Workdays: Monday to Friday only, No work on Saturday and Sunday

Work time: Between the first Monday of November to the second Monday of March: 11 am to 10 pm

Work time: Between the second Monday of March to the first Monday of November: 12 noon to 11 pm

Break: 1-hour compulsory break for everyone

Environment: Fast pace

Environment: Collaborative but competitive

Required Skill: Fast typing

Required Skill: Flexible to change

Required Skill: Love using and working computers and modern technology all-day

Required Skill: Can work alone on projects and independent

Required Skill: Provide daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports

Required Skill: On-time to work

Required Skill: On-time to meetings

Required Skill: Like daily technology training

Required Skill: Good in mathematics

Required Skill: Good in English

Required Skill: Good in writing

Required Skill: Organized and good at time-management

Required Skill: Knows how to work with emails

Required Skill: Knows how to search on Google or other search engines

Required Skill: PowerPoint presentation

Required Skill: Microsoft word

Required Skill: Microsoft excel

Required Skill: Great communicator

Required Skill: Listens and follow instruction from manager

Required Skill: Not argumentative

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Commission, New-Grad, Permanent

Salary: ₦80,000.00 to ₦202,000.00 /month

Experience:

Epidemiology: 1 year (Required)

Biostatistics: 1 year (Required)

World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

Infectious Hazard Management (IHM) Officer

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification:BA/BSc/HND 

Experience: 5 years

Location: Abuja

Job Field: Medical / Healthcare   NGO/Non-Profit   

Ref No: 1902826
Location: Abuja
Grade: NO-C
Contractual Arrangement: Temporary appointment under Staff Rule 420.4
Contract duration: 12 months
Schedule: Full-time  

Required Qualifications
Education:

  • Essential: First University degree in medicine, public health or health related field from an accredited/recognized institute.
  • Desirable: Specialized training in epidemiology or in infectious diseases.Advanced University Degree in public health or health related field from an accredited/recognized institute.

Experience:

  • Essential: At least 5 years working experience in planning, developing and implementing the control and prevention of infectious diseases programme including outbreak prevention and control, infectious hazard management and/or dangerous pathogens.
  • Desirable: Working experience in related areas with WHO, other UN agencies or other recognized international organizations

Use of Language Skills

  • Essential: Expert knowledge of English.

Remuneration
Remuneration comprises an annual base salary starting at NGN 19,538,402 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

Method of Application

Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.

Management Sciences For Health – MSH

Management Sciences For Health – MSH is recruiting for Project Director 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 Title:Project Director

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 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. on 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

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