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Senior Program Officer - Kebbi Job at MSH Nigeria
« on: Jun 06, 2013, 11:31 PM »
Job Title: Senior Program Officer, Kebbi

Employer Management Sciences for Health – MSH Nigeria

Sector: NGO

Grade: I

Job ID: 13-6640

Location: NG-Kebbi

Center/Office: CHS – General

Project/Program: Nigeria/CUBS

Overall Responsibilities: The Senior Program Officer (SPO) will assist the Project’s Chief of Party (COP) in providing overall coordination of interventions for the Project in the state. The senior Program officer manages all activities within the state and ensures coordination and collaboration with state agencies and Commissioners as well as other implementing partners operating within the state. S/he ensures integration of project activities into a single strategic approach at the States, local government, and community levels.

Specific Responsibilities:

1.   He or she assists the COP in providing oversight and technical direction to the state team and collaborates with the Technical Advisor for OVC and M&E to ensure the appropriateness and quality of interventions.

2.   He or She is responsible for coordinating all project activities in the states under his jurisdiction.

3.   S/he will be the driving force in grantee capacity building and grants management and will work closely with the technical advisors to address capacity gaps within the grantees.

4.   He/she will support the M&E specialist with ensuring data about all project activities are collected and submitted to the head office.

5.   S/he is responsible for ensuring that NGOs in the state are mobilized to provide quality services to OVC through adherence to national standards and other approved tools of the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development.

6.   Along with the COP, he or she serves as a technical liaison between the State offices, and other donors and stakeholders operating in states within the zone


1.   Post graduate degree in public health, education, public administration or management, or a combination of equivalent relevant experience and education.

2.   Minimum of 6 years experience managing and engaged in health and education projects, Reproductive Health/Family Planning, or Maternal Child Health, or integrated health projects. Demonstrated technical expertise in at least one of the following areas: Child Survival; Reproductive Health/Family Planning, Maternal Child Health, Child survival/Immunization, organizational Capacity Building, Quality Assurance, integrated health education, and Behaviour Change Communication.

3.   Demonstrated successful experience collaborating with community, local, and State-level partners.

4.   Understanding of US Government regulations and administrative procedures.

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