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Job Title: Clinical Tutor

Location: Kano Nigeria

Organisation: Women for Health Programme (w4H)

The Women for Health Programme (w4H) is a five year DFID- funded health programme with the main objective of addressing the severe shortage of female health workers in five selected states in the Northern Nigeria. W$H is in full support of the MDG goals on reduction of child and maternal mortality especially in the selected Northern states in Nigeria and aims to address this through provision of female health workers in order to encourage improved access to health for women. The programme will address the critical health sector human resource challenges by using an approach which empowers women as service providers.

W4H is operated by a consortium of three organizations, namely: Health Partners International UK, Save the Children, UK and GRID Consulting Nigeria. As the programme commences its activities in Jigawa, Katsina, Zamfara and Yobe with coordination from the programme head office in Kano; we seek to engage qualified person to fill the position below:

The Clinical Tutors will be based in Kano and will report to the midwifery and Education Adviser. She/he will provide on-the-job training and a variety of training courses; including accreditation of Training Institutions. Other key responsibilities include;

•   Capacity strengthening of training institutions;

•   Providing support for curriculum improvement and development

•   Providing on the job training for health personnel in hospitals and training centers

•   Contributing to knowledge Management activities; such as supporting and facilitating stakeholder documentation and dissemination activities

•   Providing support to the midwifery and Education Adviser on planning activities for allocated initiatives

•   Assisting with drafting terms of Reference and other written outputs of National, regional and international Consultants


•   Candidates must be a Nurse or a midwife with a minimum of 5 years experience in Health programme or service delivery in a developing country.

•   S/he must have a post graduate qualification in Public or Reproductive Health or other related discipline

•   A good understanding of the Nigerian Clinical training systems as well as knowledge for this position.

•   She/he must have an extensive knowledge and understanding of operations in the Nigeria Healthcare delivery system.

•   A good knowledge of capacity building tools and approaches, good communication and organizational skills are essential for this position.

Terms and Conditions of Employment:

The appointment term will be for a period of 5years for this position, with an initial 6months probationary period. The programme offers very competitive salary packages. Local terms and conditions will apply.

Apply with a covering letter addressing your suitability for the post and a CV.

Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: Thursday, 7th February 2013

Interviews will commence thereafter.

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