Public Health Jobs In Nigeria This Week

Public Health Jobs In Nigeria This Week

Current Vacancies At Society for Family Health (SFH), 5th August 2019

Job Title: Director of Programmes (DOP) – OVC Programme
Ref Id: sfh-45145
Locations:
 North East/North West
Job Profile

  • The DOP will be responsible for the technical content of service delivery encompassing OVC services in the technical areas – household economic strengthening (HES), education support, child protection, social/behaviour change communication, case finding, referrals to treatment (working in collaboration with other partners providing ART services), and monitoring services within the community setting.
  • S/He will provide technical expertise in high-impact OVC and HIV/AIDS services and their integration into established service delivery systems at different levels of care. The DOP will be based in North East/North West Nigeria.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of master’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management Social Work, or Business Administration with a focus on public health, social sciences or related field.
  • A minimum of 8 (eight) years of professional work experience in the field of Public Health and HIV. This should be inclusive of a minimum of five (5) years of experience in designing and managing USAID funded OVC programme activities including programme planning, implementation, data use, monitoring and reporting
  • Strong technical and programmatic knowledge and experience in the following areas: OVC programming, programme design, curriculum development and capacity strengthening
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience working with OVC community-led organisations.

Skills and competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, decision making and communication, skills. A mature health programming professional with good experience in community health programmes and demonstrated knowledge and capacity to foster the development of a common vision.
  • Should display strong leadership in integrating planning efforts across work units. Ability to coach, mentor and develop technical capacity in technical staff. Should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

 

Job Title: Director of Finance and Operations (DFO) – OVC Programme
Ref Id: sfh-63224
Locations: North East/North West, Nigeria
Department: Programs
Job Type: Permanent
Job Profile

  • The DFO is responsible for overseeing activity operations, including but not limited to, human resources, logistics, procurement, sub-awards, and accounting/finance.
  • The DFO will develop the financial capacities of all relevant staff and sub-awardees under this award.
  • S/He will ensure internal control measures; conduct internal audits; and coordinate external financial audits as required.
  • S/He will prepare budgets for annual work plans and will prepare financial reports for USAID.
  • The DFO and will be based in one of the states in North East/North West Nigeria.

Qualifications/Experience

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or equivalent, and an ACA/ACCA/CPA, or other recognized professional accounting qualification
  • A minimum of 7 (seven) years of progressively responsible experience in overseeing financial operations and management of large-scale, complex development activities in developing countries;
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience overseeing the procurement administration and financial management and reporting of a USG-funded activity
  • S/He must have the ability to develop and manage large budgets, with in-depth knowledge of USG Cost Accounting Standards.
  • S/He must have excellent organisational, analytical, oral and written communications skills in English; supervisory skills; and ability to work well on a team
  • S/He must have experience managing sub-awards for USG funding; and experience in building the financial management capacity of CSOs
  • Demonstrated experience with coordinating, analysing and reporting financial performance, financial forecasting and budget variance analysis
  • Demonstrated experience managing operations, including managing people and performance.

Skills and competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, and organisational skills; a thorough understanding of USAID financial guidelines and rules, international accounting standards and Nigerian tax and fiscal policies.
  • Hands-on experience using an ERP and/or financial management MIS with advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Requires a high level of creativity and innovation and the ability to maintain operational efficiency in a fast-paced work environment.

 

Job Title: Strategic Information Advisor (SIA)
Ref Id:  sfh-48586
Location: Bauchi
Job Profile

  • The Strategic Information Advisor (SIA) provides support to the Director of Strategic Information (DSI) to ensure effective implementation of the monitoring and evaluation system of the project.
  • S/He collaborates with the State Project Team and other relevant stakeholders to develop M&E policies, indicators, tools, templates, strategies and frameworks for the project.
  • S/He contributes to the project efforts in developing and strengthening M&E processes and systems.
  • S/He assists the DSI in assuring the quality, timely, and relevant performance of the project in the state.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences or any related field; further training in the same fields of expertise/ a Master’s Degree will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of five (5) years of work experience in public health or social science. This should be inclusive of (3) three years of experience in research, monitoring & evaluation in a supervisory role.

Skills and competencies:

  • Well-versed in technical knowledge of the epidemiology of infectious diseases
  • Strong research skills, and proven capability to develop M&E policies, plans, and standard operating procedures/guidelines
  • Demonstrated capacity in writing scientific papers and results for both scientific & lay audiences
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills; ability to also speak in local dialects is an added advantage
  • Ability to identify, assess, and select performance indicators, monitoring tools, and reporting templates
  • Ability to work well with individuals and teams of diverse backgrounds and perspectives
  • Ability to coach/mentor program coordinators in M&E
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in project planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation
  • Excellent computer operations skills, preferably with proficiency in MS Office and social science research software.

 

Job Title: Post-Doctoral Fellow

Ref Id: sfh-26471

Location: North Central, Nigeria

Department: Programs

Duration of contract: 3-6 months

Consultancy Profile

  • We are seeking highly motivated post-doctoral fellows based in Nigeria to assist in developing documents on lessons learned and health area-specific research papers/articles.
  • This position will be responsible for the production of key research papers aimed at addressing health challenges in Nigeria in key health areas including a) policy reform for family planning programming, b) youth and young adult research; c) MNCH interventions.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of five (5) years of hands-on experience in research, including the development of peer reviewed articles and research reports
  • A Ph.D. in a relevant field
  • Must be/have been affiliated to an institution of higher education or research within the last three years.

Skills and competencies:

  • The successful candidates will be persons of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, organisational, and cross-cultural skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-managing, a high performer, the capacity to perform and prioritise a variety of tasks on short notice within designated deadlines and to maintain efficiency in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Information confidentiality is also a critical skill for this role.

 

Job Title: Director of Strategic Information (DSI) – OVC Programme

Ref Id: sfh-03115

Locations: North East/North West, Nigeria

Department: Programs

Job Type: Permanent

Job Profile

  • The DSI will be the lead technical expert responsible for all SI aspects of the programme, including monitoring, evaluation, analytics, and reporting of performance and results.
  • S/He will lead efforts to ensure accurate and timely performance reporting for the Programmes. This includes providing support to community organisations to monitor, document and analyse the performance of their OVC services and activities and ensure data quality.
  • S/He will liaise with relevant technical advisers and counterparts responsible for state and LGA level SI functions; and will ensure monitoring and evaluation coordination with PEPFAR and national data systems.
  • The DSI and will be based in one of the states in North East/North West Nigeria.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Social Work, Monitoring & Evaluation, Demography, Biostatistics, Statistics, Analytics or a related field is required.
  • Minimum of 7 (seven) years of leading the SI function in designing, establishing, and managing monitoring and evaluation systems, ensuring data quality, and managing data-intensive, performance-based programmes funded by USG.
  • The DSI will have a working knowledge of Nigeria’s health and social service information systems and M&E processes as it relates to data collection for performance-based reporting, with understanding, experience and competency in working with OVC and HIV Prevention community-led organisations.
  • The DSI will be skilled in the development and use of data/data analytics to aid programme decision making, with demonstrated ability to perform robust data extraction from internal and external information systems with demonstrated experience developing in-house tools and data management systems to track M&E and performance indicators for the programme
  • Demonstrated statistical analysis skills and use of relevant software (SAS, SPSS, Epi Info, Atlas) and proficient in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. S/He must be able to portray complex data sets in easy to understand formats/visualisations.

Skills and competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent quantitative and analytical skills and able to articulate technical information clearly and effectively to both technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • Excellent report writing, analytical, and communication skills, including oral presentation skills. Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to plan, organise, and manage resources for successful completion of projects.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment to meet business strategies and develops objectives that align with organisational goals and programme objectives.

 

Job Title: Chief of Party – OVC Programme

Ref Id: sfh-70262

Location: North East, North West

Job Profile

  • The COP will be the principal point of contact with the donor, and will provide overall leadership, management and general technical direction for the programme
  • The COP must be highly analytical and a strategic thinker who ensures an integrated vision among different components and actors, and focuses on achieving programme deliverables.
  • This position will be based in one of the states in North East or North West Nigeria.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management, Social Work, or Business Administration with a focus on public health, social sciences, or a related field. A first degree in Medicine is preferred;
  • A minimum of twelve (12) years’ experience with progressively increasing responsibility designing, implementing, managing and leading large development programmes involving multiple partners, stakeholders, and geographic target areas in a developing country. Experience must include five (5) years prior experience as a Chief of Party or a similar leadership role of similar size and complexity; also, a minimum of three (3) years’ experience providing specific technical direction and oversight of the development and management of OVC programmes;
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of experience in senior programme management implementing international development activities in Africa, with preference given to OVC and HIV/AIDS/ Health
  • Demonstrated ability of previous experience leading a technical activity through evidence and data-driven decision making;
  • Demonstrated ability through previous experience to establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide network of partners and stakeholders;
  • Experience in coordinating and collaborating with a broad set of stakeholders, including multi-lateral and international donors and local and international NGOs.

Skills and Competencies:

  • The successful candidate must be a person of integrity with excellent oral and written communication skills, highly analytical, with expert interpersonal, organizational, and cross-cultural skills.
  • The person should have deep knowledge of USAID operational rules, demonstrated ability manage consortium team performance, a high level of creativity and innovation, ability to drive team performance to meet targets and able to maintain efficiency in a fast-paced work environment.

 

 

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) – OVC Programme

Ref Id: sfh-96032

Locations: North East/North West, Nigeria

Department: Programs

Job Profile

  • The DCOP will be responsible for managing day-to-day technical activities. S/He will be responsible for collaboration with other stakeholders, including in other states where the Project is implemented.
  • The DCOP will also lead the implementation of project activities and will be responsible for the application of lessons learned, innovations, and cutting-edge quality improvement methods and to translate best practices into the improved implementation of interventions.
  • The DCOP also supports and back-stops for the COP and will be based in one of the states in North East/North West Nigeria.

Job Role

The successful candidate provides technical leadership in the following areas:

  • Programming for priority OVC sub-populations including CLHIV, HIV-exposed infants, children of PLHIV, adolescent girls, children of FSW
  • Parenting skills development
  • Organisation and workforce development
  • Gender transformative programming
  • Programming to support HIV prevention and epidemic control
  • MCH and nutrition.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, or Management Social Work, with a focus on public health, social sciences, or related field. A first degree in Medicine or a Health-related field is preferred, and a master’s degree will be an added advantage
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of professional work experience in the field of Public Health and HIV. This should be inclusive of a minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in senior programme management implementing international development activities in Northern Nigeria, with preference given to OVC and HIV/AIDS/ Health activities under a USAID award
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of USAID rules and regulations for programme management, in-depth knowledge of PEPFAR projects, regulations, compliance and reporting requirements.

Skills and competencies:

  • The successful candidate must be a person of integrity with excellent technical skills in managing OVC projects and an understanding of programming for CLHIV in Northern Nigeria.
  • S/He must have excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent analytical skills; and demonstrated experience in the strategic design and implementation of OVC and HIV/AIDS programmes.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

 

Job Title: Humanitarian Programme Advisor

Ref Id: sfh-19272

Location: Abuja

Job Type: Temporary

Duration of Contract: 2 years

Department: Humanitarian Programme Advisor

Job Profile

  • Coordination of SFH’s humanitarian activities in the North East; assisting with ongoing and planned projects.

Job Role

The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Improve efficiency, coordination and timeliness in the humanitarian work, as well as to apply holistic programming approaches
  • Coordinate, review and input on humanitarian assessments, reports, proposals, sector programme plans, master budgets, response strategy and other key planning processes and documents
  • Ensure cross-sector collaboration among technical units/sectors during humanitarian crises
  • Ensure integration with ongoing development and transition to development programmes, and identify possible durable solutions whenever possible
  • Contribute to the development of new funding proposals for humanitarian responses.

Qualifications/Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in delivering health and nutritional service within a humanitarian context.

Skills and competencies:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, organisational, and cross-cultural skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage team performance, a high level of creativity and innovation, ability to perform and prioritise a variety of tasks on short notice within designated deadlines and able to maintain efficiency in a fast-paced work environment.

 

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

 

Health Systems Strengthening (HSS) Coordinator

(Full time at Palladium Group, Inc. in Nigeria)

 

Company Overview

Palladium is a global leader in the design, development and delivery of Positive Impact – the intentional creation of enduring social and economic value. We work with foundations, investors, governments, corporations, communities and civil society to formulate strategies and implement solutions that generate lasting social, environmental and financial benefits.For the past 50 years, we have been making Positive Impact possible. With a team of more than 2,500 employees operating in 90 plus countries and a global network of more than 35,000 technical expert

Project Overview and Role

The Health System Coordinators shall be based at strategically located Local Government Health Authorities (LGHAs).The IHP Health System Strengthening (HSS) coordinators will be responsible for providing technical assistance and capacity building across the building blocks of the health system and enhance the utilization of data for decision-making and apply adaptive management at the LGHA (6-7), PHC and community to continually strengthen accountability, systems and services for reduced child and maternal morbidity and mortality.

 

Responsibilities

Facilitate and support LGHA officials to adopt and effectively implement state-wide policies including, but not limited to, Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR), PHC revitalization, Integrated Supportive Supervision, and integrated RMNCH+N and malaria

 

Build capacity of LGHAs to strengthen Facility Management Committees (FMC), Quality Improvement Teams and Ward Development Committees (WDCs) to fulfill their functions and work with health providers to improve integrated primary health care

 

Provide guidance to LGHA’s to enhance HRH availability and performance of integrated primary health care through appropriate training, mentoring and integrated supportive supervision to facility (PHC) and community-based structures (WDCs/VDCs and community-based health workers/volunteers)

 

Support the implementation of strategic plans for Human Resources for Health at the LGHA and PHC levels that are based on evidence and are designed to support improvements in RMNCH+N and malaria

 

Provide technical leadership to and build capacity of LGHA officials to use available data and information to make strategic decisions for planning, budgeting and supervising systems for health financing, health workforce, service delivery, supply chain, governance and accountability

 

Works with LGHAs to strengthen institutional and financial capacity for quality PHC service delivery, incorporating new and innovative approaches as appropriate for FMCs and WDCs

Participate in catchment LGHAs’ planning meetings, to provide guidance and adapt/target IHP technical assistance plans, as necessary to address needs

 

Conduct regular internal review and analysis of program and quality improvement data for catchment LGHAs to determine progress towards goals and gaps and develop plans for technical assistance to address gaps

 

Provide support to LGHA and facility officials to explore opportunities to collaborate with the private sector to improve RMNCH health outcomes

 

Coordinate scheduling of program-wide technical assistance activities for catchment LGHAs

 

Provide clear documentation of programmatic achievements and keep state management team informed on monthly, quarterly and annual basis

 

o Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor which contribute to the achievement of program goals

 

Reporting Line : Reports to the Kebbi IHP Governance and Leadership advisor

Job Requirements

 A graduate degree in Public Health, Health planning, Health policy or related courses (e.g. MBBS, RN etc.) with extensive field experience in managing health programs in Nigeria. A postgraduate degree in health systems or public health will be an added advantage

 

At least 3-5 years of experience working on Health Systems Strengthening in developing countries, preferably in Nigeria

The HSS Coordinator must be an experienced professional in the field of health systems strengthening, primary health care, and have capacity building and project management experience in public health programs

 

The HSS Coordinator must be intimately familiar with the context in Nigeria and have in-country experience with USAID programs

 

Demonstratable capacity to network and negotiate with key stakeholders across different sectors in support of health

 

Strong skills in design, implementation and monitoring of program components; e.g. health systems strengthening, qual training, supportive supervision, advocacy and coordination

 

Excellent facilitation and mentoring skills’ supporting decentralized entities to translate policies into strategic plans for implementation; and computer literacy in spread sheets is a must

 

Experience with technical assistance for programs funded by USAID and/or other donor programs in developing countries, with significant Nigeria experience

 

Strong verbal, listening, writing, and interpersonal skills essential for effective coordination among several institutions and staff involved in a broad range of activities

 

Fluent in English, (written and oral communication) and Hausa and/or Fulfulde

 

Willingness to travel throughout Kebbi state as necessary

 

Reproductive Health Manager – Readvertised (Full time)

at International Rescue Committee in Nigeria

Job details

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, IRC offers life-saving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in more than 40 countries and in 22 U.S. cities, IRC restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted by conflict or disaster. IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Job Overview/Summary The Reproductive Health (RH) Manager is the focal point for the IRC’s Emergency Reproductive Health services in Monguno, Magumeri and Konduga LGAs (Borno State), also to provide technical support to Yobe and Adamawa. The RH Manager ensures that proposed RH interventions are guided by IRC and donor guidelines and are aligned with WPE activities within the Comprehensive Women’s Centers (CWC), and PHC activities in the above mentioned locations.

He/she reports to the Senior RH Manager and works closely with the RH, Health and WPE Managers in those program sites where he/she will be supporting the RH program teams and activities. Major Responsibilities Under the supervision of the Senior RH Manager, the RH Manager is responsible for: Program support & development

  • Ensuring that proposed emergency RH interventions are guided by guidelines and protocols, including the following services/activities: Family Planning, STIs prevention and treatment, Post Abortion Care, ANC/PNC, Facility deliveries, Emergency Obstetric Care (BEmONC) or referrals for CEmONC, and Clinical Care for Survivors of Sexual Assault (CCSAS);
  • Ensure that all stated RH goals and objectives are met, that projects are monitored, and that reports are submitted in a timely manner;
  • Work closely with the IRC’s WPE and Health teams at the field level to insure coordinated and integrated activities within the CWCs and mobile outreach clinics respectively.
  • Provide technical oversight to field-based reproductive health staff of Monguno, Magumeri and Konduga LGAs (Borno State) in the area of RH, with an emphasis on staff capacity building, supportive supervision and mentorship.
  • Supervise the RH Community Mobilization strategy in Monguno, Magumeri and Konduga LGAs (Borno State);
  • Work with the M&E team to ensure the smooth running of the M&E system: from data collection and facility level to weekly data compilation reports, databases and analysis of the data to inform decisions and report-writing.
  • Assisting the Senior RH program Manager in proposal writing for RH funding opportunities;
  • Continuously assessing RH needs and suggesting new projects to address identified unmet needs;
  • Promoting a culture of learning whereby lessons-learned and good practices are documented and shared for institutional memory;
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs.

 

Qualifications

  • Health professional (MD, RN, PA or CO) with strong public health background, MPH a plus;
  • 3 years’ experience in coordinating, implementing and managing reproductive health programs in emergency contexts and/or refugee settings;
  • Experience in providing technical support to reproductive health staff in a complex setting;
  • Thorough understanding of gender-based violence response protocols and service provision;
  • Ability to validate and interpret health data;
  • Demonstrated ability to support and build staff capacity;
  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member;
  • Fluency in English and Hausa;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Ability to live in a high security environment;
  • Excellent computer skills: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SPSS, Outlook and the internet.

 

Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

 

Vacancies at International Medical Corps

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Nigerian nationals only)

Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Purpose

The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of monitoring all activities and outputs of the active projects.

In consultation with supervisor, the M & E Officer will undertake training responsibilities to equip the local government, partner organizations and community level staff/volunteers to undertake monitoring tasks. The M & E Officer will contribute to efforts in outcome evaluation; and will draft and submit monitoring reports to the M&E Coordinator.

 

Responsibilities

For closely tracking the project progress, the M & E Officer will:

 

Apply the output indicators of the project to measure the achievement of each task and objective.

Collect, analyze data and reports based on already developed templates on a regular basis from the field.

Plan and conduct regular site visits to objectively observe the status of project implementation using the developed program supervisory & monitoring checklist

Monitor partner organization’s performance on all project activities

Design and conduct case studies in collaboration with the M&E Coordinator for projects implemented

Write monitoring reports and success stories on project interventions, to submit to the M&E Coordinator.

Maintain frequent communication with Project Managers to ensure program activities and objectives are communicated

Assist in the capture of lessons learned and best practices for the response

Assist staff person responsible for coordinating the development of donor program reports and internal reports

Support the M&E Manager with monitoring data and relevant findings in preparations for the partnership, coordination and review meetings

Provide training along with the M&E Coordinator to ensure the project and partner organization staff as well as the relevant government staff are capable of undertaking tasks under the project implementation

Conduct monitoring visits to track indicators on all outputs

Perform other duties and responsibilities as required

 

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor’s in Statistics, Economics, Public Health, Epidemiology, Health Systems, or other relevant Certifications Professional Certification will be an added advantage.

At least two years’ experience in – program monitoring and evaluation which includes database development and management, remote monitoring, assessments and situation analysis in emergency settings

Experience in working with a range of humanitarian donors (e.g. OFDA, ECHO, UN agencies, etc.) including established/required indicators

Ability to live and work in insecure environment with rapidly changing security situation

Team player and strong communication skills, both oral and written

Proficient in computer applications, especially with MS Word and MS Excel, MS PowerPoint a

plus. In addition, She/he must be able to use analytical packages like EpiInfo, SPSS, SMART and STATA

Strong English language ability (both written and verbal) and the ability to produce cohesive, informative reports including both qualitative and quantitative findings for a range of audiences

Ability to speak Hausa is desired

Experience in working as M&E staff person, working with program and technical staff, on proposal development and donor reporting

Experience in M&E positions on emergency response programming is preferred

Experience in WASH, health, nutrition, GBV and food security programming preferred

Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions with limited supervision

Ability to relate to and motivate local staff effectively

Creative and able to work with limited resources

 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send and address their CV and Applications to the “Human Resource Coordinator, International Medical Corps” via: imcnigeriavacancy@internationalmedicalcorps.org

Application Deadline 16th August, 2019.

 

Vacancies at Jhpiego Nigeria (an Affiliate of Johns Hopkins University) – August 2019

Job Title: Program Assistant
Locations:
 Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Niger and Adamawa
Position Reports to: Program Officer
Program Overview

  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE comprising of Jhpiego, ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City and others will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local Implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95 – 95 – 95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.
  • The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.

Job Summary

  • The Program Assistant will assist in the implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation of the RISE project being implemented at the state level. This includes assisting with development of work plans, liaising with State Ministry staff, other rtners and donors regarding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business administration, Public Health or related field, or equivalent job experience
  • 2-3 years’ of experience in programmatic support of international health projects
  • A broad variety of programmatic, administrative, financial, and computer skills (including Word Access, Excel, PowerPoint, outlook, and Access), which may need to be acquired through very quick learning.
  • Experience in coordinating USG funded projects and familiarity with international donor policies and administrative procedures
  • Proven track record of working with a project team composed of technical experts, program, and finance staff.
  • Fluency in verbal, written and interpersonal communication in English.
  • Fluency in any local language in the project state will be an advantage
  • Proficiency in writing and editing letters, reports, and documents

Job Title: Senior Program Officer
Location:
 Abuja
Position Reports to: Director of Programs
Program Overview

  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE comprising of Jhpiego, ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City and others will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local Implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95 – 95 – 95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.
  • The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.

Job Summary

  • The Senior Program Officer will assist in the implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation of the RISE project being implemented. This includes assisting with development of work plans, liaising with ministry staff and donors regarding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in Public Health, Sociology, or related Health, Medical, or Social Science discipline; Master’s-level degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
  • 7+ years’ experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in HIV program implementation.
  • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention programs
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health systems and reporting structure and demonstrated ability to collaborate with government level officials to strengthen program implementation
  • Demonstrated ability in working and collaborating with a wide range of local and international partner organizations

 

Job Title: Program Officer
Locations:
 Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Niger and Adamawa
Position Reports to: State Team Lead
Program Overview

  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE comprising of Jhpiego, ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City and others will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local Implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95 – 95 – 95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.
  • The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.

Job Summary

  • The Program Officer will assist in the implementation, management, monitoring and evaluation of the RISE project being implemented at the state level. This includes assisting with development of work plans, liaising with State Ministry staff, other partners and donors regarding implementation, monitoring and evaluation of programs.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree or equivalent experience in Public Health, Sociology, or related Health, Medical, or Social Science discipline.
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
  • 5+ years’ experience in management, operational and technical expertise with a preference in HIV program implementation
  • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention programs
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health systems and reporting structure and demonstrated ability to collaborate with government level officials to strengthen program implementation
  • Demonstrated ability in working and collaborating with a wide range of local Job Title: Community Services Advisor
    Locations:
    Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Niger and Adamawa
    Position Reports to: State Team Lead
    Program Overview
  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE comprising of Jhpiego, ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City and others will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local Implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95 – 95 – 95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.
  • The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.

Job Summary

  • To render quality counseling and psychosocial support to clients.
  • Refer clients for appropriate additional psychosocial and clinical support.

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Psychology, Sociology and other related discipline
  • Certificate for AIDS Treatment Training
  • Certificate for Counseling skills training
  • Degree or Diploma in Child and Youth Development would be an advantage
  • Must be proficient in MS Office

 

Job Title: Quality Improvement and Innovation (QI) Advisor
Locations:
 Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, Niger and Cross River States
Position Reports to: Technical Director
Job Summary/Requirements

  • The QI Advisor will be ICAP hired. The incumbent will be responsible to design, lead and manage Quality Improvement Interventions in Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, Niger and Cross River States in Nigeria.
  • The successful candidate will bold an MD (or international equivalent), RN, MPH and a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience and demonstrated expertise in the implementation of HIV and QI program activities.
  • The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working on US Government-supported PEPFAR programs including quality improvement program planning using the Model for Improvement or similar methods

 

Job Title: Strategic Information Advisor

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Position Reports to: SI Director

Job Summary

  • The Senior Strategic Information (SI) Advisor for TMEC/RISE will provide high-level technical leadership and guidance in planning and implementing appropriate SI/M&E systems, activities and technical assistance for RISE/Nigeria.
  • RISE/Nigeria will focus its support for service delivery in the following intervention areas: HIV testing services (HTS), HIV diagnosis and treatment, HIV care and support, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) with RH/HIV integration, TB/HIV service integration, Laboratory services, and health systems strengthening. States include Akwa-Ibom, Cross River, Niger, and Adamawa.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Epidemiology, Demography, Public Health, or related Health, Medical, or Social Science discipline; doctoral-level degree preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience In monitoring and evaluation of large-scale international HIV PEPFAR-funded projects, with proven capacity in building and managing a diverse team of technical and support staff
  • Demonstrated experience working with USAID/PEPFAR programs and strong familiarity with USAID reporting requirements.
  • Experience in HIV care and treatment and prevention programs
  • Familiarity with Nigeria’s health management information system and other national M&E systems
  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating the dissemination and use of data for decision-making.
  • Demonstrated experience in data quality assurance and implementation plans to improve data quality
  • Excellent skills in facilitation, team building and coordination
  • Strong data management and analysis skills and advanced knowledge of PowerBI, DHIS2, and electronic medical records
  • Strong technical skills, including ability to process and analyze data using one or more statistical software packages, including at least two of the following: SPSS, Epi-Info, Stata
  • Excellent writing and communications skills, including demonstrated technical writing skills for publication
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse international team

 

Job Title: Clinical Services Advisor (ART, PMTCT, PEAD)

Locations: Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Niger and Adamawa

Position Reports to: State Team Lead

Program Overview

  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE comprising of Jhpiego, ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City and others will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local Implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95 – 95 – 95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.
  • The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.

Job Summary

  • ICAP Columbia University hired. The incumbent will be key member of the Senior technical in-country team, and oversee the and implementation of care and treatment programming in Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, Niger and Cross River States in Nigeria.
  • S/he will provide technical and operational guidance and oversight to the Care and Treatment/PMTCT services at state, local government and site level, liaising with partners and local organizations.

Job Requirements

  • The successful candidate will hold an MD (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, laboratory services, and prevention.
  • The incumbent will have a demonstrated track record working on US Government-supported PEPFAR programs including program planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • The Care and Treatment Lead will also have experience working effectively as a part of diverse staff teams, and contributing to successful collaborations with donors, host-country ministries of health, and civil society

 

Job Title: Director of Programs

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Position Reports to: Chief of Party

Job Summary

  • The Director of Programs will work closely with the Chief of Party and Deputy Chief of Party and the management team to provide programmatic managerial Oversight and guidance as well as overall strategic direction.
  • The Director of Programs will also work closely with program implementation team in Nigeria to ensure project resources are applied appropriately and efficiently (e.g. human resources, finance and administration and procurement) to ensure smooth program implementation.
  • Responsibilities include supervising program management staff, overseeing annual work planning, implementation and reporting of project activities.
  • The position works closely with M&E Advisor and all the other technical advisors to ensure M&E and other technical strategies and processes are up to date and effectively implemented.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree required in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, Business Administration or relevant field
  • A minimum of 7+ years mid- to senior- level experience in designing, implementing or managing large, complex health projects in developing countries several technical experts, project, finance and administrative staff
  • Strong programming, management and technical skills, especially in HIV projects in developing countries
  • Knowledge of international and USG donor agencies and private sector foundations
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing public health projects of more than US$1M per year in developing countries, with emphasis on maternal and child health programs.
  • Demonstrated expertise working in a leadership capacity with international donors, senior government officials, policymakers, executives of NGOs, FBOs, CBOs, and the for-profit business community.

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Locations: Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Niger and Adamawa

Position Reports to: Strategic Information Director/STL

Program Overview

  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE comprising of Jhpiego, ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City and others will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local Implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95 – 95 – 95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.
  • The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.

Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation Officer will assist in the development, implementation and management of the monitoring and evaluation requirements of the JHP1EGO Nigeria Country Office.
  • S/he will work closely with program and technical staff to maintain monitoring frameworks that are accurate, up-to-date and comprehensive.
  • S/he will maintain office database systems ensure up-to-date, accurate information in them.
  • S/he will assist the program staff in preparing sections of program reports that deal with monitoring and evaluation, and in the implementation of program assessments and evaluations.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Demography and Statistics or equivalent in any discipline in the Social Sciences.
  • At least 5 years’ post-NYSC working experience in the implementation and management of health Strategic Information systems (HIV programming preferred).
  • Experience in USG and PEPFAR reporting required, experience with high frequency reporting requirements.
  • High-level computer skills using MS Excel, MS Access, SPSS and/or SAS and Epi-Info Windows
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in basic data management, analysis and reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to train and build the capacity of others on monitoring and evaluation.
  • Knowledge of electronic medical records systems and deployment of database systems for patient monitoring will be an added advantage

 

Job Title: Monitoring and Evaluation Assistant

Locations: Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Niger and Adamawa

Position Reports to: Monitoring and Evaluation Officer

Program Overview

  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE comprising of Jhpiego, ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City and others will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local Implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95 – 95 – 95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.
  • The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.

Job Summary

  • The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Assistant is responsible for monitoring operations of the relief projects’ M&E system to support programme management and accountability functions.
  • He/she contributes toward the relevance, effectiveness and efficiency of the Design, Monitoring, & Evaluation (DME) unit as well as the overall TMEC RISE vision programming.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) in Statistics, Development Studies, Social Studies or its equivalent experience with a formal qualification of monitoring and evaluation.
  • Minimum of at least three (3) years of experience in design and implementation of monitoring, evaluation and research
  • Advanced computer skills in Excel, Word processing, Database management, SPSS or other statistical packages Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Good strategic and analytical thinking and ability to interpret public health and epidemiological data
  • Familiarity with USAID regulations is desired.

SEE: Public Health NGO’s Salaries In Nigeria

Job Title: State Team Leads

Locations: Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Niger and Adamawa

Position Reports to: Director of Programs

Program Overview

  • The TMEC/RISE program is a newly-awarded 5-year, USAID-funded global HIV program that supports countries to achieve and maintain HIV epidemic control through provision of strategic technical assistance and direct service delivery to improve prevention, HIV case finding and treatment programming.
  • In Nigeria, TMEC/RISE comprising of Jhpiego, ICAP at Columbia University, a global health leader situated within the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in New York City and others will support the Government of Nigeria to address barriers in HIV services among at-risk adult men, women and priority populations and to build capacity of local Implementing partners, continuously leveraging data to successfully course correct and achieve and maintain epidemic control.
  • This project aims to achieve and maintain the primary prevention and 95 – 95 – 95 goals that are critical to HIV epidemic control in Nigeria.
  • The program will also support PEPFAR’s transition of HIV service delivery to local partners, advancing progress along the journey to self-reliance.

Job Summary

  • The State Team Leader will provide programmatic, technical and financial responsibility for state level leadership and management of and reporting on TMEC/RISE-Nigeria program activities, making decisions and solving problems in short time-frames while ensuring operational and program quality and integrity and serving as the program’s first point of interface with USAID on routine and strategic matters. This includes ensuring effective organizational management and communication interacting with other projects, Government of Nigeria stakeholders at the National, State, and LGA levels, community and local stakeholder groups, other international implementing partners, and USG and other agencies.

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Public Health, Health Administration, International Health or a related field; MD preferred with 7 year in related field; a minimum of 4-5 years working experience in the areas of HIV/AIDS.
  • Understanding of the Nigerian (or similar) social and political contest and developments in the health sector
  • Experience hiring and supervising personnel and ensuring they acquire the necessary training and skills to meet evolving program needs
  • Excellent diplomacy skills and a proven ability to establish and sustain interpersonal and professional relationships with USAID missions, host-country counterparts and representatives from other key stakeholders such as NGOs, the private sector and other donors.
  • In-depth knowledge of USAID and PEPFAR-funded projects, regulations, compliance and reporting
  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, strategic thinklng, organizational and team-building skills.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit an Application Letter and CV as One Single Word document indicating Location to: ng-recruitment@jhpiego.org The title/subject of your email and application should be the “Position / Location” you are applying for.

 

Note

  • Candidates that do not comply with the application instruction will be disqualified.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will receive an invitation for an interview. Please note that any successful candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation.
  • Nigerian nationals living in those locations stated above are strongly encouraged to apply

Application Deadline: 15th August, 2019 (Time: 4:00pm).

 

Career Opportunities at The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN), Kano

The Institute of Human Virology (IHVN) is a leading and reputable non-governmental organization addressing infectious and non-infectious diseases such as HIV, tuberculosis and cancer through the provision of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, capacity building, research and care and support services. IHVN is in partnership with local and international organizations and the different tiers of the government of Nigeria at national, state and local levels. The Institute’s vision is to be a leader in providing quality health services, capacity building and research in West Africa and beyond.To implement an anticipated Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) and Social Services project in Kano State, IHVN is requesting for interested applicants to occupy the positions below:

Job Title: Director, Strategic Information (DSI)

Location: Kano

Qualification/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Social Work, Monitoring & Evaluation, Demography, Biostatistics, Statistics, Analytics or a related field is required. A Master’sdegree preferred.

Five (5) years of experience in USG-funded programs designing, establishing, and managing M&E systems, ensuring data quality, and managing data intensive.

5 years of experience in USG-funded programs designing and managing M&E systems.

 

Job Title: Deputy Chief of Party

Location: Kano

Qualification/Experience

Master’s degree in a relevant field such as Public Health, Development Studies, Social Work or other health related field.

Five (5) years of experience in senior program management implementing international development activities in Africa, with preference given to OVC and HIV/AIDS/ Health

 

Job Title: Director of Programs (DOP)

Location: Kano

Qualification/Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Administration, Management Social Work, or Business Administration with a focus on public health, social sciences or related field

Five (5) years of experience in designing and managing OVC and HIV programs

Five (5) years of experience managing USG-funded activities, including program planning, implementation, data use, monitoring and reporting

 

Job Title: Chief of Party

Location: Kano

Qualification/Experience

Master’s degree in Public Health or other relevant field.

Seven (7) years of experience in senior program management implementing international development activities in Africa, with preference given to OVC and HIV/AIDS/ Health.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letter and detailed Curriculum Vitae in Microsoft word format to the “Assistant Director, Human Resources” through this email address: careers@ihvnigeria.org

Note: Candidates should indicate appropriate position in their application letter. IHVN is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Deadline 16th August, 2019

SEE: NAFDAC Recruitment

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