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National MNCH Policy Advisor Job at TSHIP Nigeria
« on: Sep 16, 2013, 11:31 PM »
Job Title: National MNCH Policy Advisor

Employer: Tship Nigeria

Sector: Non-Government Organisation (NGO)

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Type: Full time  

Job opening ID: 88

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•   Provide overall leadership and strategic and technical direction for the Programme’s policy activities in collaboration with the SMOH;

•   Work with SMOH and key stakeholders to identify and select priority maternal health policy areas for research, pilot testing and policy development;

•   Develop plans, concept papers, and proposals for policy initiatives;

•   Work with SMOH and key stakeholders to provide technical leadership and coordination of policy initiatives, including advocacy activities and development of such documents as laws, ordinances, decrees, and circulars;

•   Plan and conduct advocacy workshops and consensus meetings for constituencies involved in or affected by the policy process;

•   Work with state ministries of health, LGAs, and other partners to prepare for and implement new health policies; and

•   Carry out other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

•   Post-graduate degree in public health or related field;

•   Eight to ten years’ experience working on MNCH health policy and programs, preferably in Nigeria;

•   Proven ability to collaborate successfully with counterparts, government organizations, and related stakeholders;

•   Demonstrated ability to be a team player, to lead teams, and to organize multiple activities simultaneously;

•   Demonstrated ability to work with communities, ward development committees, LGA leadership, and SMOH technical staff;

•   Demonstrated understanding of public health issues and challenges in resource poor settings in northern Nigeria;

•   Computer skills that include Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access;

•   Ability to produce accurate data and reports;

•   Excellent communication skills in local languages; ability to give clear instructions; good English writing skills; and

•   Willingness and ability to travel extensively in the field under, at times, suboptimal conditions.

Work experience: 8 years

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National MNCH Policy Advisor Job at TSHIP Nigeria
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